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University of Wisconsin Madison News

November 2, 2017 / By David Tenenbaum

Study: Yoga Reduces Falls among the Elderly
Yoga instructor Paul Mross, who taught yoga for the new study, shown here leading a class in Dodgeville, Wisconsin. “When it comes to fall prevention, we want to help you stand strong, but it’s not just standing,” he says. “We move in our life, we are reaching, doing whatever it is we need to function, and yoga helps us remain stable then, too.”

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Duke Integrative Medicine

July 18, 2018 / By Carol Krucoff, C-IAYT, E-RYT

Yoga May Boost Balance and Help Prevent Falls

“Any falls in the last three months?”
Many physicians routinely ask this question because falling can have serious consequences, especially for older adults. Falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries in the U.S. among people age 65 and older.

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Wisconsin Public Radio

Air Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 3:15pm / By Breann Schossow

Using Yoga To Prevent Falls Among The Elderly

“Every year, millions of people 65 and older fall. While most falls do not cause injuries, one out of five lead to serious ones, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Meanwhile, Wisconsin has one of the highest rates of death from unintentional falls in the nation.”