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Effective Fall Risk-Reduction Programs

by Cody Sipe, MS

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Description

Falls are the leading cause of unintentional injury deaths and nonfatal injuries among adults aged 65 years and older. In order to address this issue appropriately, effective fall prevention programs must go beyond basic balance exercises. Effective Fall Risk-Reduction Programs identifies the critical components of effective fall risk-reduction programs, describes a comprehensive training framework, and explores key strategies for programmatic and individual success.

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By Cody Sipe, MS

Video Chapters

1. Introduction
2. Fall Rates for Men and Women
3. Falls-A Multifactorial Geriatric Syndrome
4. National Fall-Prevention Strategy
5. Who is the Primary Fall-Risk Client?
6. The Fallproof Model
7. Program Management

About the Presenter

Cody Sipe, MS

Cody Sipe, MS IDEA Author/Presenter

Associate Professor and club owner with over 20 years of experience specializing in exercise for mature adults. Recipient of numerous industry awards including the IDEA Program Director of the Year. Co-Founder of the Functional Aging Institute (www.functionalaginginstitute.com). Visit FAI's website for your free Functional Training Starter Kit and to learn more about the Functional Aging Specialist Certification. Creator of the Never Grow Old Fitness Program (www.functionalfitnesssolution.com), a follow-along video exercise program for mature adults. Frequent industry speaker and writer.