YOGA-BASED EXERCISE IMPROVES BALANCE AND MOBILITY IN OLDER PEOPLE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW
Presenter: Youkhana S
This module addresses:
Question: What is the effect of yoga-based exercise on balance and
physical mobility in people aged 60 years and older?
Conclusion: Yoga interventions improve balance and physical mobility in
people aged 60 years and over.
Key Practice Points:
• Physiotherapists can confidently recommend yoga interventions for
those aged 60 years and over to improve balance and physical mobility.
• Yoga-based exercise shows promise as a fall prevention intervention.
• A large randomised controlled trial investigating the effects of yoga on
falls is warranted.
CPD Points: 0.25