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Jennifer K. Sansom and Beverly D. Ulrich

energy consumption and cost. In addition to AFOs, many individuals with MMC also use assistive devices (ADs) such as walkers or crutches to aid functional mobility and facilitate compensation for limited or absent muscle activity. Clinicians encourage use of ADs for individuals with neuromotor

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Leah S. Goudy, Brandon Rhett Rigby, Lisa Silliman-French and Kevin A. Becker

’s Disease, 2013 , 572134 . PubMed ID: 31017288 doi:10.1155/2013/572134 Kurt , E.E. , Büyükturan , B. , Büyükturan , Ö. , Erdem , H.R. , & Tuncay , F. ( 2018 ). Effects of Ai Chi on balance, quality of life, functional mobility, and motor impairment in patients with Parkinson’s disease

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Teresa Zwierko, Wojciech Jedziniak, Beata Florkiewicz, Halil İbrahim Ceylan, Piotr Lesiakowski, Marta Śliwiak, Marta Kirkiewicz and Wojciech Lubiński

glaucoma severity. These findings may have significant implications for daily functional mobility in older adults with glaucoma, as dynamic balance and mobility tasks may be sensitive predictors of functional fitness for patients in early stages of glaucoma. Furthermore, mobility scores in patients with

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Aurora de Fátima G.C. Mafra Cabral, Marcelo Medeiros Pinheiro, Charlles H.M. Castro, Marco Túlio De Mello, Sérgio Tufik and Vera Lúcia Szejnfeld

. , & 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 . Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1991946 10.1111/j.1532-5415.1991.tb01616.x Rangul , V. , Holmen , T

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Antoine Langeard, Lucile Bigot, Gilles Loggia, Nathalie Chastan, Gaëlle Quarck and Antoine Gauthier

plantar flexor is in accordance with the only other study where plantar flexors were targeted by NMES training in older adults. 16 Strength improvement was comparable, and Mani et al 16 also noted some functional mobility improvement, like longer maximum step length and faster maximum gait speed after

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Mieko Yokozuka, Chie Miki, Makoto Suzuki and Rieko Katsura

. , Fukumoto , T. , Matsumoto , D. , & Shima , M. ( 2016 ). The relationship between toe grip strength and dynamic balance or functional mobility among community-dwelling Japanese older adults: A cross-sectional study . Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 24 ( 3 ), 459 – 464 . PubMed ID

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Stephen Harvey, Chris Rissel and Mirjam Pijnappels

://www.hollandcyclingroutes.com 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 Prati , G

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Yaser Alikhajeh, Elyas Barabadi and Gholam Rasul Mohammad Rahimi

, functionality, mobility and endurance in the treatment of chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled study . J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil . 2017 ; 30 ( 5 ): 1087 – 1093 . doi: 10.3233/BMR-169705 28968232 32. Nelson NL . Kinesio taping for chronic low back pain: a systematic review . J Bodyw Mov Ther

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Mostafa Zarei, Hamed Abbasi, Abdolhamid Daneshjoo, Mehdi Gheitasi, Kamran Johari, Oliver Faude, Nikki Rommers and Roland Rössler

12. Donath L , Rössler R , Faude O . Effects of virtual reality training (exergaming) compared to alternative exercise training and passive control on standing balance and functional mobility in healthy community-dwelling seniors: a meta-analytical review . Sports Med . 2016 ; 46 ( 9

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Anis Kamoun, Omar Hammouda, Abdelmoneem Yahia, Oussema Dhari, Houcem Ksentini, Tarak Driss, Nizar Souissi and Mohamed Habib Elleuch

-8305.1998.tb00448.x Tiedemann , A. , Shimada , H. , Sherrington , C. , Murray , S. , & Lord , S. ( 2008 ). The comparative ability of eight functional mobility tests for predicting falls in community-dwelling older people . Age and Ageing, 37 ( 4 ), 430 – 435 . PubMed ID: 18487264 doi:10