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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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