مجلة العلوم و التكنولوجية للنشاطات البدنية و الرياضية
Volume 15, Numéro 5, Pages 38-47
Authors : Esselma Nouria .
Older people with walking difficulties are particularly fragile and at risk for functional decline, To retain as long as possible functional independence, this work aims to provide a physical program tailored to improve walking and balance for the elderly (over 65 years ) and Predict the influence of physical training on them so that we can to help this population group maintain or recover certain motor capacity . In order to help them perform daily activities and be independent without assistant need. 20 elderly with an average age of 79.6 years .institutionalized in a geriatric structure were chosen and divided into two groups; The experimental group (10 women) participated in a physical program suitable for 12 weeks with an average of 3-hour sessions per week. Both groups (experimental and control) have participated in pre-test and post-test. The Results according to the research variables were characterized by significant differences. The training has improved static balance and different gait parameters
Keywords: elderly, physical training, training program, autonomy
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