Falls injury prevention and special flooring

Source: ProFaNE

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Date of publication: December 2012

Publication type: Website

In a nutshell: This article discusses the effect of special flooring on preventing injuries from falls. This is an under-researched area, but the author points to several papers which pick up on the topic. The papers discuss the different materials suitable for safe flooring, and how they affect peoples’ balance and can therefore be used to prevent falls.

Length of publication: 1 page

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