One group will receive today's standard rehabilitation program following hip fracture
surgery. The intervention group will have maximal strength training incorporated in their
program. It consists of 3 training sessions per week for 8 weeks, where 4-5 repetitions over
4 sets for leg press and abduction resistance exercise at 85% of maximal strength is carried
out. Oxygen consumption of walking, muscle mass, strength, balance and bone density will be
compared between the groups following the 8-week rehabilitation period.