Group fitness activities for the elderly: an innovative approach to reduce falls and injuries.

TitleGroup fitness activities for the elderly: an innovative approach to reduce falls and injuries.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsBianco A, Patti A, Bellafiore M, Battaglia G, Sahin FN, Paoli A, Cataldo MC, Mammina C, Palma A
JournalAging clinical and experimental research
Date Published2013 Sep 21
Abstract

The aim of this study was to examine the opportunity to adopt, for the elderly, already validated function ability tests to better understand how to prevent falls and injuries and to better plan group fitness activities like ballroom dance classes (e.g., Valzer, Polka, Mazurka).

DOI10.1371/journal.pone.0074635
Alternate JournalAging Clin Exp Res