The effects of closed chain kinetic exercises on proprioception in the elderly

The risk of falls among elderly populations and subsequent injury, such as hip fractures, is a major public health concern. Interventions to prevent such injury are important. This study suggests that balance training in particular, is an efficient and cost-effective exercise intervention to prevent falls in the elderly

Date
: 29 November 2010
Author
: Christiansen, M.; Ellapen T.J.
Year
: 2010
Publication
: SASReCon 2010 (Conferene)
Publication Page
: 19
Media Type
: Presentation
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