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Table 2 Balance retraining 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

  Low intensity group High intensity group
Knee bends 10 repetitions, hold support 10 repetitions, hold support
Backwards walking   10 steps, 4 times, hold support
Walking and turning around   Walk and turn around twice, use walking aid
Sideways walking   10 steps, 4 times use walking aid
Tandem stance (heel toe stand) 10 seconds, hold support 10 seconds, no support
Tandem walk (heel to walk)   10 steps, hold support, repeat 10 times
One leg stand   10 seconds, hold support
Hell walking   10 steps, 4 times, hold support
Toe walk   10 steps, 4 times, hold support
Sit to stand 5 stands, 2 hands for support 5 stands, one hand or 10 stands, 2 hands for support
Stair walking As instructed As instructed
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