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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: Effects of three home-based exercise programmes regarding falls, quality of life and exercise-adherence in older adults at risk of falling: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
Older adults aged ≥ 65 years living independently at home Severe vision impairments that do not permit the reading of the exercise-programme booklet and that do not permit the completing of the monthly diaries
Able to walk without mobility aids in their home In physiotherapy treatment that trains balance
History of fall in the previous 12 months or perceiving fear of falling (≥ 20 points [98] on FES-I [63]) Cognitive impairment (< 24 points [99] on the Minimal Mental State Examination [100])
Good understanding of the Trial language (French or German) Contraindication given by the referring physician