Geoffrey Futch

Austin, TX 78723

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What Type Of Exercise Do You Use To Help Older Adults Prevent Falls?

24 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Geoffrey Futch on Jan 14, 2013

Another often overlooked aspect of strength in the area of fall prevention is plantarflexor strength -- primarily SEATED plantarflexion, so more of a soleus emphasis than gastrocnemius/plantaris. I have read studies finding that one of the most effective exercises for reducing the incidence of fall...

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