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The Strength and Conditioning Professional’s Role in Preventing Falls of Older Adults

by Jeffrey A. Alexander
Other June 2017
Vol 2, Issue 4

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This article reviews common risk factors for falls, discusses practical means to assess risks, and proposes training strategies and other avenues aimed at reducing the risk of falling in older adults.

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Jeffrey Alexander is an Associate Professor in the Doctor of Health Sciences Program at A.T. Still University. He completed his Bachelor’s and Master’...

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