Document Type : Research Paper


1 university of maragheh

2 urmia university


The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of suspended stabilization exercises on functional ability, balance and fear of falling in women with MS. Thirty women with MS were divided into control and experimental groups. The training protocol consisted of 12 weeks of suspended exercise that was performed for 12 weeks, 3 sessions per week and about 30 minutes per session. Covariance analysis was used to data analyze. The results showed that there was a significant difference between the experimental and control groups in balance, functional ability and fear of falling in women with MS. Also, there was a difference between motor performance scores. , Balance and fear of falling before and after suspended stabilization exercises were significant in the experimental group. The findings of the present study showed that suspension exercises improve balance, fear of falling and functional ability of women with MS. It is recommended that suspension exercises be used to control and improve the motor function of people with MS.



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