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Table 2 Most-frequently reported exercises (n = 19)

From: To what extent do older adult community exercise programs in Winnipeg, Canada address balance and include effective fall prevention exercise? A descriptive self-report study

ExerciseNumber of programsChallenge score (max = 5)Component of postural control targeted
Functional stability limitsStatic stabilityDynamic stabilityReactive postural controlAnticipatory postural controlDynamic stabilitySensory contributionsCognitive contributions
Supported standing with eyes closed90NoYesYesNoNoNoYesNo
Supported standing narrow stance91NoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
Supported shifting weight as far as possible in either direction91YesYesYesNoYesNoNoNo
Unsupported basic standing focused on not leaning/ staying upright relative to floor/gravity91NoYesYesNoNoNoNoNo
Standing unsupported with eyes closed91NoYesYesNoNoNoYesNo
Raising arm - any direction92NoYesNoNoYesNoNoNo
Shifting weight as far as possible in either direction93YesYesYesNoYesNoNoNo
Ankle strategy, weight shifts93YesYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
Heel raises94NoNoNoNoYesYesNoNo
Supported standing, tandem stance81NoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
Supported one-legged stance81NoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
Hip strategy, weight shifts83YesYesNonoNoNoNoNo
Sit to stand without hands84NoNoNoNoYesYesNoNo
Supported basic standing, focused on not leaning/ staying upright relative to floor/ gravity70NoYesYesNoNoNoNoNo
Supported basic standing comfortable position70NoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
Standing supported wide stance70NoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
Unsupported standing narrow stance72NoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
Unsupported standing tandem stance73NoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
Unsupported one-legged stance73NoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo