Fitness Training for Falls Prevention
- By Gerd Laxåback
For physiotherapists, professionals working with older people, personal trainers, fitness instructors and sports therapists to provide strength training, speed strength training and stretching exercises for seniors using fitness equipment.
It includes basic information on fitness training, fitness machines and how to measure strength. The exercises are suitable for people who need to improve their muscular strength to help prevent falls and fractures. To prevent falls, strength and speed strength skills are needed, for example being able to take a quick step or to quickly grab for support. The exercises have been specifically designed for seniors and can be used for rehabilitation and general fitness.
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