versión impresa ISSN 1134-928X
The collaboration between several public institutions as the town hall of Vélez-Rubio, the Junta de Andalucía, Aprovélez and the Residencia Comarcal de Personas Mayores has developed a project in the municipality of Vélez- Rubio (Almería) so called "Park for major persons " or "Geriatric park ". This one consists of a set of devices that develop such an important branch of the Physical therapy as it is the mecanotherapy. Across explanatory panels, the elders understand the functioning and the targets of the same one. This way, the physical therapy as way makes come to the elders to support or to improve his physical state, as well as to make aware the population that carries out a routine of exercise.
Palabras clave : Geriatric park; elders; physical therapy.