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The Impact of a Training Intervention Program on Fall-related Psychological Factors Among Male Older Adults in Arak

Daryoush Khajavi; Ahmad Farokhi; Ali Akbar Jaberi Moghadam; Anooshirvan Kazemnejad;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2014 Journal: Sālmand (issn: 1735-806X, eissn: 1735-806X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Social Welfare & Rehabilitation Sciences
Abstract
Objectives: Falls and fall-related physiological and psychological events are major problems for elderly people. The objective of this research was to examine the effect of an interventional training program on fall-related psychological factors among the elderly men in Arak. Methods & Materials: In this quasi experiment research on male older adults in Arak, 27 participants randomly assigned to Control group (mean age=70.21±6.65) and Experimental group (mean age=66.07±4.38). Experimental group members participated in a 12 week interventional training program. Results: The findings showed that training intervention program improved fall-related psy...
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free text keywords: Falls, Fall selfefficacy, Balance self-efficacy, Older adults, Training intervention, Geriatrics, RC952-954.6, Public aspects of medicine, RA1-1270
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