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Yoga-based exercise improves balance and mobility in people aged 60 and over: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Youkhana, Sabrina; Dean, Catherine M; Wolff, Moa LU ; Sherrington, Catherine and Tiedemann, Anne (2016) In Age and Ageing 45(1). p.21-29
Abstract
one-third of community-dwelling older adults fall annually. Exercise that challenges balance is proven to prevent falls. We conducted a systematic review with meta-analysis to determine the impact of yoga-based exercise on balance and physical mobility in people aged 60+ years.
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Age and Ageing
volume
45
issue
1
pages
21 - 29
publisher
Oxford University Press
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  • pmid:26707903
  • wos:000369089700008
  • scopus:84964627218
ISSN
1468-2834
DOI
10.1093/ageing/afv175
language
English
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yes
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26707903?dopt=Abstract
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2016-01-06 15:42:13
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  abstract     = {one-third of community-dwelling older adults fall annually. Exercise that challenges balance is proven to prevent falls. We conducted a systematic review with meta-analysis to determine the impact of yoga-based exercise on balance and physical mobility in people aged 60+ years.},
  author       = {Youkhana, Sabrina and Dean, Catherine M and Wolff, Moa and Sherrington, Catherine and Tiedemann, Anne},
  issn         = {1468-2834},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {1},
  pages        = {21--29},
  publisher    = {Oxford University Press},
  series       = {Age and Ageing},
  title        = {Yoga-based exercise improves balance and mobility in people aged 60 and over: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afv175},
  volume       = {45},
  year         = {2016},
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