Published on in Vol 6, No 11 (2017): November

Pulmonary Rehabilitation With Balance Training for Fall Reduction in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

Pulmonary Rehabilitation With Balance Training for Fall Reduction in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

Pulmonary Rehabilitation With Balance Training for Fall Reduction in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

Marla K Beauchamp 1, 2, MScPT, PhD;  Dina Brooks 2, 3, PT, PhD;  Cindy Ellerton 2, 3, PT, MSc;  Annemarie Lee 4, 5, 6, PT, PhD;  Jennifer Alison 7, 8, PT, PhD;  Pat G Camp 9, 10, PT, PhD;  Gail Dechman 11, PT, PhD;  Kimberley Haines 12, PT;  Samantha L Harrison 13, MScPT, PhD;  Anne E Holland 4, 5, 14, PT, PhD;  Alda Marques 15, 16, PT, PhD;  Rahim Moineddin 17, PhD;  Elizabeth H Skinner 12, 18, PT, PhD;  Lissa Spencer 7, PT, PhD;  Michael K Stickland 19, 20, PhD;  Feng Xie 21, 22, 23, PhD;  Roger S Goldstein 2, 3, 24, MD

1 School of Rehabilitation Science , McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, CA

2 Department of Respiratory Medicine , West Park Healthcare Centre, Toronto, ON, CA

3 Department of Physical Therapy , University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CA

4 Institute for Breathing and Sleep , Melbourne , AU

5 Department of Rehabilitation, Nutrition and Sport , LaTrobe University, Melbourne , AU

6 Department of Physiotherapy, School of Primary and Allied Health Care, Monash University, Melbourne , AU

7 Sydney Local Health District , Camperdown , AU

8 Faculty of Health Sciences , University of Sydney, Lidcombe , AU

9 Department of Physical Therapy , University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, CA

10 Centre for Heart Lung Innovation , University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, CA

11 School of Physiotherapy , Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, CA

12 Department of Physiotherapy , Western Health, Melbourne , AU

13 School of Health and Social Care , Teesside University, Middlesbrough , GB

14 Alfred Health , Melbourne , AU

15 Respiratory Research and Rehabilitation Laboratory, School of Health Sciences, University of Aveiro, Aveiro , PT

16 Institute for Biomedicine Research , University of Aveiro, Aveiro , PT

17 Department of Family and Community Medicine , University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CA

18 Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences , Monash University, Melbourne , AU

19 GF MacDonald Centre for Lung Health , Edmonton, AB, CA

20 Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, CA

21 Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact , McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, CA

22 Research Institute of St. Joseph’s , Hamilton, ON, CA

23 Program for Health Economics and Outcome Measures , Hamilton, ON, CA

24 Department of Medicine , University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CA

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