Factors associated with older adults’ enrollment in balance classes to prevent falls: case-control ctudy

20/12/2018

Source: Journal of Applied Gerontology 

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Date of publication: November 18, 2018

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This study examined the association of exposure to social marketing to promote balance classes, personal characteristics and other factors, with older adults’ balance class participation.

Length of publication: 14 pages

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Church-based social marketing for elderly balance classes for fall prevention

18/09/2014

Source: Preventive Medicine, 2014, Vol 67 p. 75-81

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Date of publication: October 2014

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This study was to determine whether a US church-based social marketing programme would increase older adults’ participation in balance classes for falls prevention. Compared to almost the same number of control churches, the churches involved in the study had a higher mean proportion and mean number of congregants who joined balance classes.

Length of publication: 6 pages

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