How has balance challenge intensity been reported in trials of balance exercise interventions? Are there any instruments designed to measure the intensity of balance challenge in balance training exercises? Design: Systematic review of randomised trials of balance training exercises. Participants: Older adults, ie, the majority subjects were aged over 55 years. Intervention: Balance exercise intervention, or multi-dimensional intervention that included a balance exercise intervention.
Farlie, M., Robins, L. M., Keating, J. L., Molloy, E. K., & Haines, T. P. (2013). Intensity of challenge to the balance system is not reported in the prescription of balance exercises in randomised trials: a systematic review. Journal of Physiotherapy, 59, 227-235. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1836-9553(13)70199-1