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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2024) 70 (3): 235–240.
Published Online: 05 January 2024
... from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. 2024 Ageing Bone Falls Hip fractures Quality of life As people age, the risk of falling and fall-related injuries increases. Falls are the leading cause of unintentional injury-related...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2023) 69 (1): 14–29.
Published Online: 12 January 2023
...Rex Parsons; Robin D. Blythe; Susanna M. Cramb; Steven M. McPhail Introduction: The digitization of hospital systems, including integrated electronic medical records, has provided opportunities to improve the prediction performance of inpatient fall risk models and their application to computerized...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2020) 66 (5): 494–505.
Published Online: 25 August 2020
...Caiyun Zhang; Xiaomei Dong; Ming Ding; Xiongfei Chen; Xinying Shan; Hui Ouyang; Qian Tao Background: Cognitive impairment represents a risk factor for falls in older adults. However, cognition is a complex construct comprising several functional domains. The relationship between specific cognitive...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2020) 66 (4): 362–370.
Published Online: 18 February 2020
...Hadas Nachmani; Guy Shani; Amir Shapiro; Itshak Melzer Introduction: Many falls in older adults occur during walking and result in lateral falls. The ability to perform a recovery step after balance perturbation determines whether a fall will occur. Aim: To investigate age-related changes in first...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2020) 66 (2): 187–196.
Published Online: 28 August 2019
...Shlomit Eyal; Ilan Kurz; Anat Mirelman; Inbal Maidan; Nir Giladi; Jeffrey M. Hausdorff Background: Tripping over an obstacle is one of the most common causes of falls among older adults; however, the impact of obstacle parameters and subject characteristics are not well described. Objectives...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2019) 65 (4): 332–339.
Published Online: 18 October 2018
...Tibor Hortobágyi; Azusa Uematsu; Lianne Sanders; Reinhold Kliegl; József Tollár; Renato Moraes; Urs Granacher Background: Dynamic balance keeps the vertical projection of the center of mass within the base of support while walking. Dynamic balance tests are used to predict the risks of falls...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2019) 65 (2): 164–173.
Published Online: 12 October 2018
...Frederico Pieruccini-Faria; Yanina Sarquis-Adamson; Manuel Montero-Odasso Background: Older adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) are at higher risk of falls and injuries, but the underlying mechanism is poorly understood. Inappropriate anticipatory postural adjustments to overcome balance...