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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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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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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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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 10.1111/j.1532-5415.1991.tb01616.x Rangul , V. , Holmen , T

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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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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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Stephen Harvey, Chris Rissel and Mirjam Pijnappels

:// 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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Jaclyn P. Maher and David E. Conroy

Alzheimer’s Disease or (2) reported any deficit in functional mobility as assessed by the walking and transferring subscales of the Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Scale ( Lawton & Brody, 1969 ). Participants were screened via telephone to determine eligibility. Procedures This study used data from

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Constantine P. Nicolozakes, Daniel K. Schneider, Benjamin D. Roewer, James R. Borchers and Timothy E. Hewett

, defensive lineman, linebacker, defensive back, and kicker. Each subject answered questions about injury history and underwent tests to measure body composition, functional mobility, and stability. Table 1 Anthropometric Measurements, Previous Injury History, and Football Positions of Subjects Overall (n