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Table 1 Strengthening exercises

From: Feasibility and cost-effectiveness of a multidisciplinary home-telehealth intervention programme to reduce falls among elderly discharged from hospital: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

  Both groups
1. Knee extensor (front knee strength) Ankle cuff weights are used to provide resistance to the muscles and 10 repetitions of each exercise are carried out
2. Knee flexor (back knee strength); Hip abductor (side hip strength)
  Low intensity group High intensity group
3. Ankle plantar-flexors (calf raises) 10 repetitions, hold support 10 repetitions, no support
4. Ankle dorsi-flexor (toe raises)