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Chonticha Kaewjoho, Thiwabhorn Thaweewannakij, Lugkana Mato, Saowanee Nakmaroeng, Supaporn Phadungkit and Sugalya Amatachaya

– 859 . PubMed ID: 23950640 doi: 10.2147/CIA.S41076 Kaewjoho , C. , Mato , L. , Thaweewannakij , T. , Nakmareong , S. , Phadungkit , S. , Gaogasigam , C. , & Amatachaya , S. ( 2020 ). Thai dance exercises benefited functional mobility and fall rates among community-dwelling older

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Christopher J. Nightingale, Sidney N. Mitchell and Stephen A. Butterfield

.07.003 Podsiadlo , D. , & Richardson , S. ( 1991 ). The timed “Up & Go”: A test of basic functional mobility for frail elderly persons . Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 39 ( 2 ), 142 – 148 . PubMed ID: 1991946 doi:10.1111/j.1532-5415.1991.tb01616.x 10.1111/j.1532-5415.1991.tb01616.x Salzman

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Wesley O’Brien, Michael J. Duncan, Orlagh Farmer and Diarmuid Lester

( Sorenson, 2009 ; Wieczorkowski, 2010 ), suggests that a proactive, functional training approach can enhance overall wellness and productivity in active populations. Although, the FMS ™ has been used in injury-related research, it was originally designed to assess functional mobility and postural

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Chung-Chao Liang, Qi-Xing Change, Yu-Chou Hung, Chizan-Chung Chen, Chun-Hsiang Lin, Yu-Chun Wei and Jia-Ching Chen

, & Krotish, 2013 ). Timed Up and Go Test Timed Up and Go test (TUG) is a functional mobility test that requires participants to stand up from an armchair, walk 3 m, turn around, walk back to the chair, and return to a seated position. The TUG has been widely used as a valid and reliable test to monitor

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K. Dillon and Harry Prapavessis

, had improved functional mobility (2.9 s faster on TUG; Vreugdenhil et al., 2012 ). These results are consistent with the current study, as we also found improved TUG times (6.8 s). We attribute the bigger improvement in our study to the fact that our participants started at slower TUG times, with

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Suguru Ando, Yumi Higuchi, Tomomi Kitagawa, Tatsunori Murakami and Emiko Todo

intervention group. In addition, improvement in the secondary outcomes, such as lower-limb muscle strength and TUG, was not observed. Previous studies using exercise interventions for older adults have shown an improvement in functional mobility and effectiveness in fall prevention ( Arrieta, Rezola-Pardo, Gil

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Ka Man Leung and Pak-Kwong Chung

test or whose abbreviated mental test score was under 6 were excluded from the study. The Timed Up and Go is a common test of functional mobility among older adults, and it was found that older adults who could complete the test in 20 s have been shown to walk at a gait speed that should be enough for

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Wonjae Choi and Seungwon Lee

training on trunk muscle strength, spinal mobility, dynamic balance and functional mobility in older adults . Gerontology, 59 ( 2 ), 105 – 113 . PubMed ID: 23108436 doi:10.1159/000343152 10.1159/000343152 Grigorenko , A. , Bjerkefors , A. , Rosdahl , H. , Hultling , C. , Alm , M

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Inès Boukabous, Alexis Marcotte-Chénard, Taha Amamou, Pierre Boulay, Martin Brochu, Daniel Tessier, Isabelle Dionne and Eléonor Riesco

the dominant hand ( Rikli & Jones, 2013 ). The 8-foot timed up and go test was used to measure agility and dynamic balance and is considered as a valid measurement of functional mobility in older adults ( Podsiadlo & Richardson, 1991 ). The 8-foot timed up and go test is a timed test that requires to

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Emma Renehan, Claudia Meyer, Rohan A. Elliott, Frances Batchelor, Catherine Said, Terry Haines and Dianne Goeman

stand, and one-leg stand ( Rossiter-Fornoff, Wolf, Wolfson, Buchner, & FICSIT Group, 1995 ) c. Timed Up and Go A quick and reliable test of functional mobility, whereby a person is timed to rise from a chair, walk 3 m, turn, walk back to the chair, and sit down ( Podsiadlo & Richardson, 1991 ) The 6