Effects of Dance Sport on Postural Balance of Older Adults
The present study was performed to evaluate the effects of dance sport on postural balance of older adults. Older
adults participated in the Dance sport program for 15 weeks. They performed Rumba, Cha-cha-cha, and Jive at intermediate
level for 50-60 mins. Walking balance and standing balance were measure. The results suggested that both walking balance
and standing balance of older adults were improved. The study concluded that dance sport would be an effective exercise
method in enhancing postural stability of older adults.
Keywords - Dance Sport, Postural Stability, Walking, Standing, Falls