Infographic for systematic review that found exercise reduces the rate of falls in people 60 years and older living in the community

Last month we summarised the Sherrington et al systematic review. The review concluded that exercise interventions reduce the rate of falls by 23% in community dwelling individuals aged over 60 years of age compared to control.

Some suggestions for providing the most effective programs are in this infographic.

Sherrington C et al. Exercise for preventing falls in older people living in the community: an abridged Cochrane systematic review. Br J Sports Med 2020;54(15):885-91

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