In 2008, Sherrington et al published a systematic review of over 100 exercise programmes to prevent falls. In a nutshell, they found that successful intervention had to have 3 things in place: a dose of over 50 hours highly challenging balance training (narrowing base of support, reducing holding support, dynamic as well as static balance…
Cochrane Review: Interventions for post-stroke fatigue
McGeough et al. 2009
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McGeough et al Cochrane fatigue in stroke 2009 Summary to download Summary
Cochrane Review: Circuit class therapy for improving mobility after stroke
English et al. 2010
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EfS – Association of Activity Limitations and Lower-Limb Explosive Extensor Power in Ambulatory People With Stroke 2008
Association of Activity Limitations and Lower-Limb Explosive Extensor Power in Ambulatory People With Stroke
Saunders et al. Arch Phys Med. 2008.
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Stathi et al. published in 2007, in the Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, a qualitative review of older peoples views of classes delivered in their nursing homes by PSIs. Click here to view the paper.
Guidelines for Exercise Programming for the Frail Elderly have been published by the Better Ageing Collaborative based on the results of the European Commission Framework V Better Ageing Project. The project used the FaME programme as the basis of the exercise intervention and the original protocol for the FaME exercise intervention is cited. You can…