Naresh Bhaskar Raj, Wan Zhen Lee, Vijayamurugan Eswaramoorthi, Hazliza Razali, Nur Yanti Hariana Othman, Mahadeva Rao US
Naresh Bhaskar Raj1*, Wan Zhen Lee2 , Vijayamurugan Eswaramoorthi3, Hazliza Razali3, Nur Yanti Hariana Othman3 , Mahadeva Rao US4
1 Senior Lecturer,Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA), 21300 Kuala Nerus, Terengganu Darul Iman, Malaysia.
2 Lecturer,Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA), 21300 Kuala Nerus, Terengganu Darul Iman, Malaysia.
3 Post Graduate Student, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA), 21300 Kuala Nerus, Terengganu Darul Iman, Malaysia.
4 Professor, School of Basic Medical Sciences, UniSZA, 20400, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.
Volume - 13,
Issue - 6,
Year - 2020
Falls are common within the aging population. The risk of falling will increase with age for several reasons, including overall muscle weakness, poor balancing, psychological issues, vision impairments, foot problems, adverse medication effects, and acute sickness. The older adults face problems of inability to control their balance during performing their daily activities. Balancing exercises have shown to enhance balance, cognition, and quality of life. The combination of different exercises and balance training could result in a better standard of living between older adults. Therapist and instructors can promote these exercises to the older adults for enhancing their muscle strength, balance, and cognition that produce a better quality of life. Thus, this review aims to discuss various exercises that are effective for reducing falls in older adults and its implications for practice.
Cite this article:
Naresh Bhaskar Raj, Wan Zhen Lee, Vijayamurugan Eswaramoorthi, Hazliza Razali, Nur Yanti Hariana Othman, Mahadeva Rao US. Exercise Programmes for Reducing The Risk of Falls in Elderly: A Review. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2020; 13(6): 2977-2984. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2020.00527.2
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