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Multicomponent program reduces number of falls-2180

Multicomponent program reduces number of falls

Fall prevention programs are cost-effective, according to the results of a study reported earlier this year in ICAA Research Review (10[3] January 2010). This analysis found that tai chi, medication management, vitamin D supplementation and home modifications were the most cost effective among eight interventions. A new study adds more information to the mix of effective programs.

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Martial arts falling skills protect people with osteoporosis-2147

Martial arts falling skills protect people with osteoporosis

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Low-impact dance exercise good for balance-2132

Low-impact dance exercise good for balance

For older adults, preventing a fall that might result in injury is a valuable health goal. Exercise is one preventive action.

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Golfing aids stability.-2052

Golfing aids stability.

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Balance training aids functional activities-2051

Balance training aids functional activities

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One-time falls prevention program leads to long-term physical activity-1802

One-time falls prevention program leads to long-term physical activity

For people who live in the community, a fall has the potential to abruptly change the quality of their lives. The Stand Up! falls prevention program was developed to help community-dwelling older adults improve their balance and strength as well as learn about ways to reduce their risk of falling. Would participation in the program also have a long-term effect on individual’s levels of physical activity?

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