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The aim of this project was to determine the influence of a six-week eccentric-based training programme on neuromuscular fall risk characteristics (muscle strength, mass, mobility, postural stability [static balance], and gait speed) in older adults.
The aim was to determine whether six-weeks of eccentric (lengthening) contractions could improve fall risk characteristics (muscle strength and size, balance, walking speed) in older adults.
Substantial improvements in muscle strength, size, balance, mobility and gait speed occurred after six-weeks of eccentric training of the ankle musculature indicating this could be an important exercise and muscle group to improve function and reduce falls in older adults.
|Effective start/end date||2/06/19 → 5/08/19|
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1/10/18 → 1/11/18
Project: Enterprise › Consultancy Charity
Effects of unilateral lower limb eccentric training on neuromuscular and musculoskeletal characteristics associated with fall risk in older people
21/05/18 → 21/07/18
Project: Research › Charitable Funding