International Journal of Sport Studies, Volume (4), No (6), Year (2014-1) , Pages (681-685)

Title : ( Effect of Balance Training on Balance and Confidence in Older Adults )

Authors: Hamid Reza Taheri , Farzaneh Bagheli , Mehdi Sohrabi , Alireza Saberi Kakhki ,
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Balance training may can the prevalence of falls and increase confidence. The purpose of this study is Effect of balance training on balance and confidence in older adults. In this study 15 old adults (over 65 years old) participated in eight weeks exercise. MMSE, BBS, MFES, BES, CS and 8-foot-up-and-go record were collected before and after intervention. A repeated measures ANOVA was utilized to determine whether a significant change occurred over time and statistical significance was assessed at (p<0.05) level. The results indicated that the experimental group for BBS, MMSE, 8 foot-up-and-go, BES and CS variables achieved a significant improvement in balance from pre- testing to post-testing. Improvement for control group was not significant. These finding provide evidence that while all physical activity could improve balance may be necessary to promote the greatest improvements in balance.

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, Balance Training, Confidence, Mini Mental State
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@article{paperid:1041770,
author = {Taheri, Hamid Reza and Bagheli, Farzaneh and Sohrabi, Mehdi and Saberi Kakhki, Alireza},
title = {Effect of Balance Training on Balance and Confidence in Older Adults},
journal = {International Journal of Sport Studies},
year = {2014},
volume = {4},
number = {6},
month = {January},
issn = {2251-7502},
pages = {681--685},
numpages = {4},
keywords = {Balance Training; Confidence; Mini Mental State Exam},
}

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%0 Journal Article
%T Effect of Balance Training on Balance and Confidence in Older Adults
%A Taheri, Hamid Reza
%A Bagheli, Farzaneh
%A Sohrabi, Mehdi
%A Saberi Kakhki, Alireza
%J International Journal of Sport Studies
%@ 2251-7502
%D 2014

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