Balance exercises in older adults: variables and effects

Does frequency, type, time and duration of balance exercise explain the effects seen in older adults?

This systematic review found significant heterogeneity in the observed effects of balance exercise interventions.

The authors discovered that exercise frequency, type, and time, as well as program duration, were not predictive of the effects on balance in older adults. Whether exercise intensity may explain these effects remains unclear.

Therefore, current evidence does not yet provide an adequate explanation of the observed benefits of these interventions.


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