Feldenkrais Method Balance Classes Improve Balance in Older Adults: A Controlled Trial
Karol A Connors, Mary P Galea, Catherine M Said
EVIDENCE-BASED COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE | HINDAWI LTD | Published : 2011
The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of Feldenkrais Method balance classes on balance and mobility in older adults. This was a prospective non-randomized controlled study with pre/post measures. The setting for this study was the general community. A convenience sample of 26 community-dwelling older adults (median age 75 years) attending Feldenkrais Method balance classes formed the Intervention group. Thirty-seven volunteers were recruited for the Control group (median age 76.5 years). A series of Feldenkrais Method balance classes (the 33312Getting Grounded Gracefully33313 series), two classes per week for 10 weeks, were conducted. Main outcome measures were Activitie..View full abstract
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Awarded by National Health Medical Research Council of Australia
National Health Medical Research Council of Australia, Health Professionals Training Fellowship Grant (to C.S.) (grant number 310612).