Development of an exercise programme for falls prevention

How can we ensure optimal exercise delivery for falls prevention?

Falls are a leading cause of mortality for older people with multifactorial aetiology and potential modifiable risk factors. Evidence supports exercise to reduce rate and risk of falls by 29% and 22%, respectively, however variation exists in exercise programme delivery.

Effectiveness will be reported on trial conclusion. If effective the programme should be easy to replicate and deliver with the detail of description given.

> From: Finnegan et al., Physiotherapy 103 (2018-02-08 06:56:38) e009362 . All rights reserved to Elsevier Ltd. . Click here for the online summary. Translation by Joanne Shaw

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