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

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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).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)147-152
Number of pages6
JournalAging clinical and experimental research
Volume26
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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  • Ageing
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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