Exercise and its Effect on Fall Prevention

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Understanding the theoretical underpinning of the exercise component in a fall prevention program for older adults with mild dementia: a realist review…V Booth, R Harwood, V Hood… – Systematic …, 2016 – systematicreviewsjournal. …
… belief in exercise and who has the physical capability to do the exercises either independently or … and rigorous enough to make changes to the rough program theory or its CMOcs is … will provide a valuable addition to the evidence base surrounding the exercise component of …


Exercise and fall prevention self-management to reduce mobility-related disability and falls after fall-related lower limb fracture in older people: protocol for the…C Sherrington, N Fairhall, C Kirkham… – BMC …, 2016 – bmcgeriatr.biomedcentral.com
… Maintaining safety while exercising will be a prime consideration when level of difficulty of exercises is prescribed. … not be related to the intervention, but it occurs while the person is participating in the intervention; that is, while they are doing exercise or physical …
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Exercise-based fall prevention in the elderly: what about agility?L Donath, J van Dieën, O Faude – Sports medicine, 2016 – Springer
… Power training also beneficially affects maximal strength and can induce transfer effects to … Within
recent years, high-velocity strength training, eccentric exercises, perturbation-based balance …
Chronic eccentric exercise: improvements in muscle strength can occur with little …


Exercise for preventing falls in older people living in the community C Sherrington, A Tiedemann, NJ Fairhall… – The Cochrane…, 2016 – Wiley Online Library
… iii) flexibility training versus control; iii) three-dimensional (3D) exercise (including Tai Chi, Qigong
and … versus control; v) endurance training versus control; vi) other kinds of exercises versus control;
vii … Exercise for reducing fear of falling in older people living in the community.


Effects of exercise on functional performance and fall rate in subjects with mild or advanced Alzheimer’s disease: secondary analyses of a randomized controlledstudyH Öhman, N Savikko, T Strandberg… – Dementia and geriatric …, 2016 – karger.com
… for example, exercising with a rowing machine or restorator bike, exercising with various gym …
The intervention in this study involved exercises (for example dual-tasking) tailored to … F, Cassou
B, Charles MA, Dargent-Molina P: The effect of fall prevention exercise programs on …


Effects of Tai Chi on cognition and fall risk in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: a randomized controlled trial

S Sungkarat, S Boripuntakul… – Journal of the …, 2016 – Wiley Online Library
… of motion, stretching), 30 minutes of Tai Chi exercise, and a 10-minute cool-down (stretching,
breathing exercises). … study findings contribute to the growing body of evidence that combined
mind–body exercise such as … aged; cognition; fall risk; mild cognitive impairment; Tai Chi…


Tai Chi to Promote Balance TrainingCE Rogers – Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 2016 – ingentaconnect.com
… The majority of TC research in the past 20 years has explored its effect on various balance … Exercise
for improving balance in older people … of falling among commu- nity-dwelling elderly adults through
cognitive-behavioural strategies and intense Tai Chi exercises: A randomized …


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