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Baharloohe H, Nodehi Moghadam A, Akhbari B, Goharee S. Correlation between hip ankle flexibility and postural balance in elderly. PTJ. 2012; 2 (1) :17-22
URL: http://ptj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-22-fa.html
بهارلویی حمزه، نودهی مقدم افسون، اخباری بهنام، جوهری سحر. Correlation between hip ankle flexibility and postural balance in elderly. فصلنامه فیزیک درمانی. 1391; 2 (1) :17-22

URL: http://ptj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-22-fa.html


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Objective: Falling is a common problem in elderly. Researches show that impairment of balance and postural control plays a major role in falling. It is suggested that there is a positive correlation between hip and ankle flexibility and falling in elderly. This study aimed to determine if there is a correlation between hip ankle flexibility and postural balance in elderly Materials & Methods: In this cross sectional study, 30 elderly (22men and 8 women) subjects (aged 71±7 yrs) were participated. The Berg Balance Scale and the range of motions of ankle dorsiflexion, passive hip extension, iliopsoas length were measured and the relationship between them was investigated. Results: Results showed that the correlation between ankle dorsiflexion range of motion, passive hip extension and iliopsoas length with balance were direct and significant based on Pearson's test (p<0.05). There was no relationship between age and balance, but balance in men was better than women. Conclusion: It seems that there is a relationship between hip and ankle flexibility and balance in older people, and this index can be used as a criterion to predict falls in elderly people.
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نوع مطالعه: پژوهشي | موضوع مقاله: تخصصي
دریافت: ۱۳۹۱/۴/۱۷ | پذیرش: ۱۳۹۱/۵/۲ | انتشار: ۱۳۹۴/۳/۲۳

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