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Physios support first Sporting Senior Games

29 September 2015 - 2:48pm

Physiotherapists helped military veterans who took part in the UK’s first Sporting Senior Games, held in Glasgow on 19 September.

Physios support first Sporting Senior Games

Military veterans compete in a static cycling race

The games were open to older people living in care homes who competed in a range of activities, including basketball, static cycling and a wheelchair obstacle race.

The ex-service men and women came from homes run by Erskine, a Scottish charity that provides care to veterans.

Janet Leith, Erskine’s head physiotherapist, said: ‘The games have brought many benefits to our residents. These include increased confidence, improved physical fitness and mental wellbeing and the chance to mix with different people to have fun.’

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