Source: Gait and Posture, 28 May 2013
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Date of publication: May 2013
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: Falls in older adults often occur during walking, due to balance being affected by variations in gait. Analysis of trunk kinematics during gait could provide a quantitative assessment of fall risk. This study investigated the association between this and fall history, using a sample of people aged 50 and over. The study found positive associations between its methods of assessment and falls history which could be useful tools to identify subjects for falls prevention programmes.
Length of publication: 1 page
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