Using dance to help reduce falls

14/03/2016

Source: Banbury Guardian 

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Date of publication: 3rd March 2016

Publication type: News article

In a nutshell: Dance to Health is a pilot falls prevention dance programme for the over-60s that’s being piloted in six UK venues.

 Length of publication: One page
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Regular exercise classes help combat loneliness and old age

16/09/2015

Source: Mancunian Matters

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Date of publication: 26th August 2015

Publication type: News article

In a nutshell: Forty-five minute falls prevention exercise classes help improve steadiness as well as boost confidence and independence.

Length of publication: One page

 

 

 


“Are your clients having fun?” The implications of respondents’ preferences for the delivery of group exercise programs for falls prevention

14/08/2015

Source: Journal of Aging and Physical Activity

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Date of publication: 23rd July 2015

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To identify older people’s preferences for how group exercise programs for falls prevention can be delivered.

Length of publication: 33 pages

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An exercise-based program aimed at reducing falls

15/06/2015

Source: Cootamundra Herald

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Date of publication: May 29th 2015

Publication type: News article

In a nutshell: A falls prevention program ainmed to increase the access of older people living in rural communities to appropriate fall-safe activities designed to improve their muscle strength, flexibility, balance and fitness.

Length of publication: One page

 

 

 

 


Long-term participation in peer-led fall prevention classes predicts lower fall incidence

15/07/2014

Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Date of publication: June 2014 95(6) pps. 1060–1066

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This article investigates the association between length of participation in Steady As You Go (SAYGO) peer-led fall prevention exercise classes for older adults and 12-month fall incidence.

Length of publication: 6 pages

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