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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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