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23 November 2010

Music-based exercise class cuts seniors' fall risk

Exercises that combine music and rhythmic movement may help curb the rate of falls among older adults at increased risk, a study suggests.

Exercises that combine music and rhythmic movement may help curb the rate of falls among older adults at increased risk, a study suggests.

The findings, reported n the Archives of Internal Medicine, suggest that the classes and possibly other music-based forms of movement as well could be helpful to seniors with balance and gait problems.

 
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