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Health-related quality of life and balance confidence among participants in a senior community-based exercise (SWIFT) program compared to age matched controls: a crosssectional study

May 14, 2020

Background: Staying Well, Independent and Fit Together (SWIFT), a seniors’ exercise program, aims to promote health, strength, mobility and community engagement. We compared quality of life and balance confidence in SWIFT participants and non-participants, aged 60 years and older. Methods: Cross-sectional study comparing participants and non-participants in SWIFT program using Older People’s Quality of Life

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Prescription d’exercices spécifiques pour la spondylite ankylosante :une étude de cas

June 27, 2014

Background: Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) produces gradual ossification in articular components of the sacro-iliac joints, spine, thoracic and scapular region. This pathology features a diminution of range of motion, muscle force and extensibility as well as functional capacities. Actual treatment of ankylosing spondylitis includes exercise program aimed at pain control, restoration of normal muscle force and

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