Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

[The Role of Movement Therapy in Balance Training and Fall Prevention of Patients with Osteo­porosis: A Systematic Review]

MISZORY Erika Viktória1,2, JÁROMI Melinda3, PAKAI Annamária4

SEPTEMBER 30, 2020

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice - 2020;33(05)

Review

[Introduction: The frequent occuring of traumatic events resulting from falls among the patients with osteoporosis and their negative consequencies to the life quality make the application of efficient movement therapy interventions for preventing falls. The aim of the study: The authors’ purpose is to revise the effectiveness of movement therapy interventions regarding osteoporosis, mainly in the field of balance training and fall prevention. We carried out a detailed systematic literature reasearch in the database of Ebsco Discovery Service concerning the period of January 2014 and December 2019. We only searched for articles available in full and in English language using appropriate keywords. We found 42 publications potentially relevant, of which 12 met the inclusion criteria. The programs performed in different media, intensity and time period highlighted the significance of each exercise form in the functional variables. The different exercise programs prove to be effective for muscle and balance training as well as there is a growing number of evidences which emphasize the role of multimodal programs.]

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  1. Pécsi Tudomány­egyetem Egészségtudományi Kar Egészségtudományi Doktori Iskola, Pécs
  2. Honvédség Egészségügyi Központ Hévízi Mozgásszervi Rehabilitációs Intézet, Hévíz
  3. Pécsi Tudomány­egyetem Egészségtudományi Kar, Fizioterápiás és Sport­tudományi Intézet, Pécs
  4. Pécsi Tudományegyetem Egészségtudományi Kar, Ápolástudományi, Alapozó Egészségtudományi és Védőnői Intézet, Szombathely

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