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Table 3 Least-frequently reported exercises (n = 17)

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 on unstable surface (while supported)31NoYesYesDependsaNoYesNoNo
Walking with head turns33NoNoNoNoYesYesYesYes
Walking while balancing object33NoNoNoNoYesYesNoYes
Obstacle courses34NoNoNoNoYesYesNoYes
Walking and picking up objects34NoNoNoNoYesYesNoYes
Standing on unstable surface such as wobble board,mat, etc.35NoYesYesDependsaNoYesNoNo
Supported Toe taps on bench step - any direction22NoNoNoNoYesYesNoYes
Walking (fast pace) extended - cardio (2 min)23NoNoNoNoYesYesNoNo
Toe taps on bench step - any direction24NoYesNoNoYesYesNoYes
Pushing /nudging/ perturbing/ throwing off balance24NoDependsaYesYesNoDependsaNoNo
Stair walking05NoNoNoNoYesYesNoNo
  1. aBalance component targeted depends on the unstable surface used in the exercises, and response of the participant