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A patellar bandage improves mobility but not static balance in elderly female fallers
(Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 2018-04-01) [Artigo]
Background: The deterioration in the somatosensory and motor systems observed with increasing age can cause balance problems. Studies have shown that the use of infrapatellar bandages can enhance proprioception and improve ...
Handgrip and functional mobility in elderly with different levels of physical activity
(Fisioterapia e Pesquisa, 2014-04-01) [Artigo]
The proportion of elderly people is growing worldwide and, with this, there is an increase of chronic-degenerative conditions such as impaired balance and falls. The physically active elderly tends to an improved response ...
Correlation between balance and the level of functional independence among elderly people
(São Paulo Medical Journal, 2012-01-01) [Artigo]
CONTEXTO E OBJETIVOS: Como está ocorrendo um aumento do número total de pessoas idosas, há um aumento correspondente de idosos com incapacidades. Para examinar se há alguma relação entre equilíbrio e atividades de vida ...