Feasibility and acceptability of Otago Exercise Programme and Prevention of Falls for Adults with Intellectual Disability: a multiple case study design

22/08/2019

Source: International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation

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Date of publication: Vol. 26 Iss. 6, 22 June 2019

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Many people with intellectual disability fall frequently. Understanding fall prevention intervention characteristics will assist efficacy trials to target appropriate people. An exploration of two exercise-based fall prevention interventions is reported, focusing on viability and acceptability.

 Length of publication: 15 pages

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Can the Otago falls prevention program be delivered by video?

16/02/2016

Source: BMJ Open Sport and Exercise Medicine

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Date of publication: 4 February 2016

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This article looks at the feasibility of delivering the Otago Exercise Programme (OEP) via an interactive DVD (ie, OEP-DVD) in combination with monthly physical therapist phone calls to older adults.

Length of publication: 8 pages