Investigating the predictive ability of gait speed and quadriceps strength for incident falls in community-dwelling older women at high risk of fracture

Source: Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: May -June 2014 65(3) pps. 308-313

Publication type: journal article

In a nutshell: This article investigates whether quadriceps strength tests demonstrate similar predictive ability for incident falls as gait speed in older women.

Length of publication: 5 pages

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