International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Open Access | Fully Refereed | Peer Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064


Downloads: 150 | Weekly Hits: ⮙1 | Monthly Hits: ⮙1

Comparative Studies | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019


Effect of Single Task Training versus Dual Task Training on Balance in Geriatrics

Priti Agni, Ruchi Brid


Abstract: Falls in geriatric population is mainly during dual task. This study was carried out to investigate effect of single task training versus dual task training on balance in geriatrics. Eleven males and 10 females in age group of 66-70 year of age and 4 males and 5 females of 71-75 year of age were randomly divided in three groups, 10 participants each (i) single task group, (ii) motor-motor group, (iii) motor-cognitive group. Balance training was given thrice a week for 2 weeks; duration of each session of training was 20 minutes. The outcome measures were functional reach test, Tinneti score, Berg’s balance scale. There was a significant improvement in balance in all three training groups. Motor cognitive dual task training was found to be the most effective as compared to single task and motor-motor dual task training.


Keywords: Single task, Dual task, Motor - motor training, Motor - cognitive training, Geriatric, Balance


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019,


Pages: 129 - 132


How to Cite this Article?

Priti Agni, Ruchi Brid, "Effect of Single Task Training versus Dual Task Training on Balance in Geriatrics", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20201612, Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019, 129 - 132

How to Share this Article?

Enter Your Email Address


Similar Articles with Keyword 'Dual task'

Downloads: 97

Research Paper, Physiotherapy, India, Volume 2 Issue 8, August 2013

Pages: 339 - 342

Efficacy of Dual Task Training to Improve Functional Gait Performance in Idiopathic Parkinsons disease Subjects

Pandian Sankara Kumara, Tamilvanan M, Karthikeyan Parangimalai Diwakar

Share this Article

Downloads: 151

Research Paper, Physiotherapy, India, Volume 7 Issue 5, May 2018

Pages: 250 - 252

Comparison of Dual Task Performance in Young Adults, Middle Aged Adults and Geriatric Population

Shivani Verma, Megha Sheth

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'Geriatric'

Downloads: 1 | Monthly Hits: ⮙1

Research Paper, Physiotherapy, India, Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021

Pages: 772 - 776

Exercise Adherence Following Physiotherapy Interventions in Older Adults 60 Yrs and Above - A Descriptive Study

Y. Pallavi, Pranjali Dwivedi, Sharon L Anthony

Share this Article

Downloads: 112

Case Studies, Physiotherapy, India, Volume 5 Issue 10, October 2016

Pages: 1372 - 1374

Case Study of Four Year Follow Up on Bilateral Osteoarthritis Knee of a Geriatric Subject Treated with Regular Physiotherapy

Dr. S. S. Subramanian

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'Balance'

Downloads: 0

Research Paper, Physiotherapy, India, Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021

Pages: 1123 - 1127

A Study on Effectiveness of Exercise Program on Improvement of Hand Function Following Wrist Tendon Transfer Surgery for Spastic Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy Children

A. Aroona, Marcelin Ancy .R, S. Nancy

Share this Article

Downloads: 1 | Weekly Hits: ⮙1 | Monthly Hits: ⮙1

Research Paper, Physiotherapy, India, Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021

Pages: 1386 - 1391

Effectiveness of 4 - Weeks Pilates Training Programme on Balance and Risk of Fall in Older Adults with Assisted Living Facility

Nitya Prabhu, Suramya Sharma, Ajay Kumar

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'Single'

Downloads: 119

Case Studies, Physiotherapy, India, Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019

Pages: 1810 - 1813

Effectiveness of Manual Therapy with Home Exercises in the Management of Cervicogenic Headache: A Single Case Study

Dr. Prerna Mohan Saxena

Share this Article

Downloads: 128

Research Paper, Physiotherapy, India, Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017

Pages: 607 - 611

A Comparative Study to Analyze the Effect of Aerobic Exercise Training and Resistance Training Versus Aerobic Exercise alone in Patients with Type II Diabetes Mellitus

Vijay Pandita, Mitesh Patel

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'task'

Downloads: 1 | Monthly Hits: ⮙1

Research Paper, Physiotherapy, India, Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021

Pages: 900 - 906

A Study to Compare the Immediate Effect of PNF Stretching and Dynamic Stretching during Warm - up on 12 Minute Cooper Run Test Performance and Modified Sit and Reach Test among Young Individual: A Comparative Study

Dr. Himanshi Ruparelia, Dr. Sheetal Patel, Dr. Yashasvi Shukla

Share this Article

Downloads: 97

Research Paper, Physiotherapy, India, Volume 2 Issue 8, August 2013

Pages: 339 - 342

Efficacy of Dual Task Training to Improve Functional Gait Performance in Idiopathic Parkinsons disease Subjects

Pandian Sankara Kumara, Tamilvanan M, Karthikeyan Parangimalai Diwakar

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'Dual'

Downloads: 165 | Weekly Hits: ⮙3 | Monthly Hits: ⮙3

Research Paper, Physiotherapy, India, Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019

Pages: 1472 - 1475

Association of Physical Activity and Health Related Quality of Life in Elderly Diabetic Individuals among Rural Community - A Cross Sectional Study

Dr. Pratima S Sarwadikar, Dr. Shyam D Ganvir

Share this Article

Downloads: 116

Research Paper, Physiotherapy, India, Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020

Pages: 1067 - 1070

The Effects of Therapeutic Exercises on Physical Performance among Diabetic Older Individuals from Rural Population

Dr. Pratima S Sarwadikar, Dr. Shyam D Ganvir

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'Motor'

Downloads: 1

Case Studies, Physiotherapy, India, Volume 10 Issue 7, July 2021

Pages: 679 - 680

Effectiveness of Passive ROM and Electrical Muscle Stimulation in Patients with Brachial Plexus Injury

Smati Sambyal, Sandeep Kumar, Kiranpreet Kaur

Share this Article

Downloads: 1

Research Paper, Physiotherapy, India, Volume 10 Issue 8, August 2021

Pages: 409 - 414

A Comparative Study to Analyze the Effectiveness of Repetitive Facilitation Exercises (RFE) and Mirrortherapy (MT) to Improve the Upper Limb Motor Function for Sub - Acute Stroke Hemiparesis

Selvarani .E, Mythili .G, Stella Thangam .T

Share this Article
Top