Effect of Obstacle Training in Frailty among Geriatric Population

Authors

  • Pavithra. S
  • Kumaresan. A
  • Prathap Suganthirababu
  • Vignesh Srinivasan
  • Surya Vishnuram
  • Priyadharshini
  • Jagatheesan Alagesan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/bq4npd39

Abstract

Background: This study was developed to determine the effectiveness of obstacle training in frailty among
geriatric population.
Purpose: The purpose of the study is to evaluate the effectiveness of obstacle training in frailty among geriatric
population and to analyze the balance and gait analysis and number of falls.
Method: A quasi experimental study was done in geriatric old age home with 30 samples by convenient sampling
technique, allotted in a single group. In phase 1 the prevalence of frailty among Geriatric population will be
examined using the Edmonton frail scale. In phase 2 the Tinetti scale and morse fall scale were used as outcome
measures.
Results: According to the statistical analysis there is a clinically significant in groups, p value >o.oo1.
Conclusion: We concluded that obstacle training has an improvement in reducing risk of frailty among geriatric
age group population.

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Author Biographies

  • Pavithra. S

    Post graduate Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

  • Kumaresan. A

    Professor,  Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

  • Prathap Suganthirababu

    Professor,  Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

  • Vignesh Srinivasan

    Assistant Professor, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

  • Surya Vishnuram

    Tutor, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

  • Priyadharshini

    Tutor, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

  • Jagatheesan Alagesan

    Professor Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Published

2024-01-21

How to Cite

Effect of Obstacle Training in Frailty among Geriatric Population. (2024). Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy - An International Journal, 18(5), 352-357. https://doi.org/10.37506/bq4npd39