Influence of the Silver Line Dance Applied to the elderly on the Balance during Walking

라인댄스 운동이 여성노인들의 보행 균형성 요인에 미치는 영향

  • 최윤선 (서울기독대학교 무용학과)
  • Received : 2013.01.10
  • Accepted : 2013.03.06
  • Published : 2013.03.28


The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of line dance programme on the balance ability during walking to reveal the exercise intervention for fall prevention. A 12-week line dance programme was applied to 18 elderly females who aged more than 65 years in the community. Balance ability during walking was evaluated by the range of center of pressure(cop), the velocity of cop, and free torque that calculated on the basis of ground reaction force data. The range and velocity of cop in the anterio-posterior were significantly reduced after performing(p<.01, p<.05, respectively), but change in those of cop in the medio-lateral and free torque were not found. It was demonstrates that 12-week line dance programme allows more effective in anterio-posterior stability of walking. It was suggested that the effect of fall prevention exercise should be studied more associate with fall frequency as future study.


Line Dance;Balance;Elderly;Fall;Center of Pressure;Walking


Supported by : 서울기독대학교


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