Source: Journal of Safety Research, 2015, online
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Date of publication: September 2015
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: This study looks into how the use of assisted devices such as walking sticks relates to other mobility factors, which can then further provide insight into older adults’ future mobility needs. It showed that effective fall-prevention interventions and innovative transport options are needed to protect the mobility of this high-risk group, as mobility serves to preserve their independence.
Length of publication: 1 page
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