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Effectiveness of progressive resistance training for improving balance amongst elderly

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Ujwal Yeole, Bhagyashree Gurav, Gaurai Gharote, Rasika Panse, Pournima Pawar and Shweta Kulkarni
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Introduction: The frequency of falls in elderly may be correlated to the reduced muscle strength and ineffective balance strategies.The present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of progressive resistance training in improving balance amongst elderly. Materials and Methods: The interventional study was carried out on elderly individuals selected from senior citizen groups across Mumbai and Pune cities, India. The individual surveyed were categorized using simple random sampling method into subjects receiving progressive resistance strength training (n=20, mean age 69.25±2.863) and control group (n=20, mean age 69.45±2.704) receiving conventional balance exercises. The intervention was carried out for 4 weeks and balance was assessed using berg balance scale (BBS) and Performance Oriented Mobility Assessment (POMA) score Pre and post treatment. Results: Berg balance score in PRT group improved from 49.9±3.30 to 54.6±1.72 (p= 0.001) as compared to control group that improved from 49.2± 2.28 to 51.4 ±1.81 (p= 0.005). POMA score in PRT group improved from19.6±4.07 to 25.35±3.11(p=0.001) as compared to control group that improved from 18.3±4.39 to 22.2±4.11(p= 0.005) Conclusion: Progressive resistance training was significantly effective in improving balance thereby reducing the risk of fall amongst elderly.

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