Sport prescribed to frail seniors in Strasbourg, France

health & sport -SeniorActuThe French city of Strasbourg offers sport classes to frail older persons as part of a sport & health prescription programme set up by the municipality in 2012. Doctors can prescribe sport lessons adapted to the patients' conditions in order to prevent falls and loss of autonomy. A dedicated sport-health team will then advise the patient on the most relevant physical activities and will follow up his/her motivation and progress. The programme can last up to 3 years.

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