Other Balance Procucts - Books
Fallproof! – A Comprehensive Balance and Mobility Training Program
by Dr. Debra Rose who heads up the Fall Prevention Center for
Excellence, this book is quite in depth and is meant for the fitness or
health professional who works with people who are at risk of falling.
is 328 pages and includes extensive sections on how balance works and
what can cause it to deteriorate, assessment protocols, and program
development for various skill levels. It also includes questionnaires
and assessment sheets that you can photocopy and use. The 2nd edition
also includes a DVD.
How to Prevent Falls:
Better Balance, Independence and Energy in 6 Simple Steps
helpful book is by Betty Perkins-Carpenter, Ph.D, and is based on her 6
steps to better balance and fewer falls. Those steps include unique
ways to train your balance like dancing with a pillow or walking while
talking on the phone, things that you normally wouldn’t think of as
balance exercises, but they do indeed work your balance.
book also includes more conventional stretches and strength exercises,
as well as advice on how to fall. The book is 152 pages in a large font
with lots of pictures.
Morning Cup of Balance
“Morning Cup” book series includes several books, all which center
around setting aside about 15 minutes in the morning to do a certain
exercise (yoga, tai chi, strength), in this case, balance exercises.
addition to balance, the book also has exercises for strength and
flexibility. It is written by physical therapist Kim Bright-Fey who
also wrote another book for the Morning Cup Series about massage. The
book is 80 pages and also comes with a CD.
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