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Task-specific training reduces trip-related fall risk in women
(American College of Sports Medicine, 2012-12)
Purpose: The potential of task-specific training as a fall-prevention intervention was studied. The primary purpose of the study was to determine the extent to which a task-specific training protocol decreased the number ...
Effective Exercises for Targeting the Gluteus Medius
(Human Kinetics, 2012-08)
The gluteus medius (GM) is thought to play an important role in stabilizing the pelvis and controlling femoral adduction and internal rotation during functional activity. GM weakness, resulting in decreased stabilization ...
Effects of exercise on quality of life in stroke survivors: a meta-analysis
(American Stroke Association, 2011-03)
Background and Purpose—One of the major consequences after stroke is the deterioration in health-related quality of life (HRQOL). Three previous systematic reviews indicated that exercise has limited to no effect in improving ...
Precision in Promoting Physical Activity and Exercise with the Overarching Goal of Moving More
(WB Saunders, 2019-01)
Physical inactivity is strongly associated with an unfavorable health profile, increasing an individual’s risk for developing cardiovascular disease. Initiating a regular exercise routine contributes to improvements in ...
Prediction of Energy Expenditure during Walking in Adults with Down Syndrome
Background When developing walking programs for improving health in adults with Down syndrome (DS), physical activity professionals are in need of an equation for predicting energy expenditure. We therefore developed and ...