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Orthopedic Research Online Journal

The Effectiveness of Core Strength Training to Improve Functional Mobility and Balance in Geriatric Population: A Literature Review

  • Open or CloseManjusha K1, Nithya Narayanan Kutty2* and Shilpa Chandran3

    1Post Graduate Student MPT, Cooperative Institute of Health Sciences, India

    2Associate Professor, Department of Physiotherapy, Cooperative Institute of Health Sciences, India

    3Assistant Professor, Department of Physiotherapy, Cooperative Institute of Health Sciences, India

    *Corresponding author:Nithya Narayanan Kutty, Associate Professor, Department of Physiotherapy, Cooperative Institute of Health Sciences, India

Submission: September 20, 2021Published: September 28, 2021

DOI: 10.31031/OPROJ.2021.09.000701

ISSN : 2576-8875
Volume9 Issue1

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Introduction: Core provides proximal stability for distal mobility. Core strength training has a vital role in the improvement of functional Mobility and balance in geriatric Population.

Objective: To establish or review existing studies evaluating the effectiveness of core strength training to improve functional mobility and dynamic balance in geriatric population.

Design: Review of Literature.

Methodology: Various articles from following databases like PubMed, Google scholar, science Direct, research gate Retrieved through a search by using keywords, core strength training, functional mobility, balance, geriatric Population. Total 20 articles were included in the study and based on their findings a review was made.

Conclusion: The present literature review concludes that core strength training is beneficial to improve functional mobility and balance in geriatric population.

Keywords: Core strength training; Functional mobility; Balance; Geriatric population

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