NEW Cochrane Review: EXERCISE and FALLS PREVENTION (2019)

Its been eagerly awaited! And its here! To view the full document and download from the Cochrane Library. It confirms Sherringtons 2017 review, balance, functional and strength structured exercise programmes reduce both falls rate and number of fallers. Tai Chi may reduces both (evidence slightly less robust). Cochrane Review Images Importantly it still states there…

PSI – The Postural Stability Instructor (2004)

This abstract, given at the 2004 6th World Congress on Aging and Physical Activity in London, Ontario, Canada, describes the role of the Postural Stability Instructor. It describes, to a World Audience, the provision of standardised, evidence based, national training. The abstracts were published in Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. To find the correct…

Later Life Training: Exercise and Physical Activity Training for Working With Older People in the UK

This links you to an abstract presented at the 6th World Congress on Aging and Physical Activity in London, Ontario, Canada on Wed 4th August 2004. The abstract details the work of Later Life Training in ensuring evidence based, standardised, national training to engage frailer older adults in exercise to prevent falls and maintain independence.…