publication . Article . 2018

The Effect of a Nine-Weeks Training Program on The Center of Pressure Indicators With Open and Closed Eyes Condition in the Elderly Male

Ahmad Gol Rafati; Mansour Eslami; Shadmehr Mirdar;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2018 Journal: Journal of Rehabilitation (issn: 1607-2960, eissn: 1607-2960, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences
Abstract
Objective Ageing is associated with some physiologic and functional declines that can increase disability, frailty, and falls in the elderly, so balance is used as a factor in determining the level of independence of the elderly. On the other hand, the mean velocity is considered as the most reliable indicator of the center of pressure to assess the balance and reduce the risk of falling. Because of significant effects of balance and muscle strength in the health of the more elderly population, the purpose this study was to investigate the effects of a nine- weeks training program on the center of pressure indicators with open and closed eyes condition in the el...
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free text keywords: Resistance training, Center of pressure, Elderly, Static balance, Lower limbs, Therapeutics. Pharmacology, RM1-950
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