Both field studies on S3 Balance were completed in established Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care communities in Oregon.
Field study #1 (2018)
Average reduction in fall risk
Field study #2 (2022)
Average reduction in number of falls
Colin Hoobler, PT, DPT, MS
CEO, Inventor, Founder
Colin invented S³ in 1997 and has a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Boston University, master’s in Physical Therapy from Drexel University, master’s in Exercise and Movement Science from University of Oregon and bachelor’s in Kinesiology from Oregon State University. Colin is passionate about helping vulnerable populations, such as older adults, children and those suffering from chronic pain. To this end, he created and hosts the podcast Action 30, a public service for those who need exercise/lifestyle guidance but cannot afford it. He has also founded and developed many outpatient PT/training clinics and is a health writer for the Oregonian. He created the “The Fitness Show”, a PBS TV series showing how exercise can help overcome injury and disease. Colin was also a health expert for local NBC News, hosted his radio show “Smart Fitness” and has written 2 books.