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Effective Fall Risk-Reduction Programs

by Cody Sipe, MS

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

About the Presenter

Cody Sipe, MS

Cody Sipe, MS IDEA Author/Presenter

Cody Sipe, MS, is the former director of the Ismail Center at Purdue University and is the 2005 IDEA Program Director of the Year. Certification: ACSM