Dr. Chris Condran Dr. Phil McClure (Sponsor)
Physical Therapy; College of Health Sciences
Background and Purpose: Falls in older adults are common. Fear of falling may affect activity levels in older adults and increase the risk for re-injury. Eccentric strengthening exercises are seldom incorporated into a home-based physical therapy program. Eccentric strengthening needs lower energy costs and may benefit the rehabilitation of older adults at home. The purpose of this case report is to outline a home-based eccentric exercise program and assess the feasibility of the program in home health to prevent falls.
Ramanathan, Dev, "Home-based eccentric exercise program for fall prevention in an older adult - A Case Report" (2021). Faculty Curated Graduate Works. 2.