The Seattle FICSIT group used a single exercise strategy (strengthening only or endurance training only) and a combination strategy (strengthening and endurance training) in their design .
Abbreviations: 1RM = one repetition maximum, ADL = activities of daily living, FICSIT = Frailty and Injuries Cooperative Studies of Intervention Techniques (study), OT = occupational therapist, PT = physical therapist, RCT = randomized controlled trial.
Judge, J.O., Schechtman, K., Cress, E., & the FICSIT
Rossiter-Fornoff JE, Wolf SL, Wolfson LI, Buchner DM (1995) A cross-sectional validation study of the FICSIT
common data base static balance measures.
One of the first studies to examine the efficacy of a multifactorial intervention approach to reducing falls was conducted by Tinetti and colleagues as one of the multicenter FICSIT
(Compliance with hip protectors has also become the target of an ongoing FICSIT
study in the United States .) The authors of the British study persuaded 101 female residents in a rest home to wear external hip protectors for up to 12 weeks.
The question was also one of two concerning choice, control and mastery used in the Frailty and Injuries: Cooperative Studies of Intervention Techniques (FICSIT
) trials  and taken from the Americans' Changing Lives research being conducted by the Institute of Social Research of the University of Michigan .