EFFECT OF TAI CHI CHUAN ON FEAR OF FALLING, BALANCE AND PHYSICAL SELF-PERCEPTION IN ELDERLY: A RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL


Birimoglu Okuyan C., BİLGİLİ N.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.20, no.3, pp.232-241, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.232-241
  • Keywords: Aged, Accidental Falls, Tai Ji, Self Concept, DESCRIPTION QUESTIONNAIRE, OLDER-ADULTS, INTERVENTION
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: This study was aimed to examine the effects of Tai Chi Chuan on the fear of falling, balance, and physical self-perception in the elderly.