Exercise-based falls prevention programmes decrease fall-related injuries

Source: Evidence Based Nursing, 2014, Vol 17 p. 125

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: October 2014

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This is a commentary on a systematic review and meta-analysis. The article found that exercise programmes in older adults reduced falls while improving physical function, which in turn reduced the number of falls-related injuries. It recommends increasing the effectiveness of exercise-based fall-prevention programmes.

Length of publication: 1 page

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

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