Source: Gait and Posture, 2016, Vol 45 p. 51-55
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Date of publication: March 2016
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: Balance recovery after loss of balance is crucial to falls prevention, head trauma and other major injuries in older adults. When a fall occurs, little is known about the role of memory and attention shifting on the reach to grasp recovery strategy and what factors determine the response’s speed and precision beyond simple reaction time. Older adults were found demonstrate significantly increased movement time and grasping errors.
Length of publication: 4 pages
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