Article – Evaluation of a Community-Based Program

GGM Article

The collaborative article,”Evaluation of a Community-Based Program That Integrates Joyful Movement Into Fall Prevention for Older Adults,” co-authored by Celeste Carlucci, Julie Kardachi OTD, Sara M. Bradley MD, Jason Prager MD, Katarzyna Wyka PhD and Nimali Jayasinghe PhD, was published today in Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine.

Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine (GGM) is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, “Gold” open access journal from SAGE and sponsored by the Southern Gerontological Society. GGM publishes original research and review articles that span the spectrum of gerontology and geriatrics. The journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

The article, “Evaluation of a Community-Based Program That Integrates Joyful Movement Into Fall Prevention for Older Adults” details a study aimed to evaluate a community-based group program that integrates joyful movement into fall prevention. The curriculum emphasizes a positive experience of movement, cultivating a healthy body image, and retraining of biomechanics.

Many thanks to all the amazing Fallstoppers who participated in this study, and the organizations whose facilities made this possible. We have experienced such joy in creating the Fall Stop…MOVE STRONG™ program.

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