“Impact of Mild Level Exercises on Gait, Balance, Functional Status to Prevent Fall Among Elderly In Selected Areas of Belagavi District, Karnataka – A Study Protocol”

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Shakeelahmed Mujawar, Tukaram Zagade

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Context: Falls, a frequent and preventable cause of morbidity, raise the likelihood of functional independence loss and the requirement for hospitalization and institutionalization, placing a strain on the healthcare system. The annual expenses for acute care linked to fractures from falls are estimated at $10 billion, despite the fact that the entire expenditures for acute care connected to falls remain unclear.


Aims: To administer the mild level exercise programme of elderly among experimental group and to determine the effect of mild level exercise program on improvement of gait, balance and functional status of elderly among experimental group.


Settings and Design: The samples from the selected rural areas of Belagavi district were selected using convenient sampling technique. A quantitative approach with post test only control group design was adopted for the study.


Subjects and Methods: Elderly above the age of 60 years of selected rural areas of gokak taluka belagavi district and total 250 samples selected by using convenient sampling technique and my research approach is Quantitative Research Approach, Research deign is Post test only control group design and Sampling technique is Non-Probability; Convenient Sampling Technique respectively.


Conclusions: The mild level exercise program was very much effective and the elders had great interest to learn and to do the exercises to improve their gait, balance, functional and to reduce the incidence of fall.  Continuing nursing education programs can be conducted in hospitals and community regarding the importance of low intensity exercise program in improving gait, balance, functional status and in reducing the incidence of falls in the elderly people.  

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Shakeelahmed Mujawar, et al. (2023). “Impact of Mild Level Exercises on Gait, Balance, Functional Status to Prevent Fall Among Elderly In Selected Areas of Belagavi District, Karnataka – A Study Protocol”. International Journal on Recent and Innovation Trends in Computing and Communication, 11(9), 3061–3064. https://doi.org/10.17762/ijritcc.v11i9.9444
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