Effect of Agility Training Under Single-Task Condition Versus Training Under Dual-Task Condition With Different Task Priorities to Improve Balance in the Elderly

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Abstract

Objectives:

The objective of this study was to check the efficacy of agility training under single- versus dual-task conditions with different task priorities.

Subjects and Methods:

Sixty older adults were assigned to 3 intervention groups that received agility training with fixed priority instructions and variable priority instructions.

Results and Conclusions:

Agility training resulted in improved balance impaired older adults. Dual-task groups showed better training benefits, but no significant differences were observed between the fixed and variable groups.

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