Neurologic & Older Adult Journal Club

A Journal Club is sponsored by the NOA clinic for medical practioners interested in the rehabilitation of older adults and those with neurologic conditions.  The purpose of the Journal Club is to critically review the current literature on topics of particular interest to those treating these patient populations and to encourage integration of this information into patient care.  The NOA Journal Club meets on the 4th Wednesday of the each month in McKinly Laboratory, Room 337, University of Delaware. 

If you are interested in participating contact Darcy Reisman, PhD, PT Assitant Professor and NOA Clinic Faculty Liaison at (302) 831-0508 or e-mail
Date:t Links to Articles:
May 26, 2004

Prevention of Falls in Older Adults

Hausdorff et al. Etiology and modification of gait instability in older adults: a randomized controlled trial of exercise.

Chang et al. Interventions for the prevention of falls in older adults: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised clinical trials.

Gillespie. Editorial to Review Article: Preventing falls in elderly people

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