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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2019) 65 (2): 120–127.
Published Online: 26 October 2018
..., and postural problems. Exclusion criteria were: a Mini Mental State Examination score < 24, a Beck Depression Inventory score > 40, severe cardiac disease (including congestive heart failure, ischemic disease, presence of a pacemaker, and orthostatic hypotension; 6 patients were excluded), uncontrolled...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2009) 55 (6): 637–643.
Published Online: 25 August 2009
... years; young-old, 60–69 years; old, 70–79 years) were tested. Participants stood on a force platform in front of an oscillating virtual moving room. Optical flow fields were presented to the central and peripheral areas of the retina, individually and jointly. Postural motion was assessed through center...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (1996) 42 (1): 46–53.
Published Online: 15 April 2009
... the results of previous reports about Cld decrease in supine posture in young normal people. Although our aged subjects showed a significant decrease in forced expiratory volumes and V t when the supine position was adopted, static mechanics data did not appear modified by the gravitational effect...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (1993) 39 (2): 117–123.
Published Online: 14 April 2009
... upon posture and gait, in addition to routine examination of the cardiovascular, respiratory, neurological, gastrointestinal, haemopoietic, genitourinary, musculoskeletal and visual systems. These subjects were then followed up for 1 year to assess whether these clinical measures were associated...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (1992) 38 (6): 338–346.
Published Online: 08 April 2009
..., they had either suffered three or more additional falls, been readmitted to hospital, been transferred to nursing homes or died. Accidental falls Aged Physiology Vision Posture Drugs utilization Cognitive disorders 18 12 1991 10 03 1992 8 4 2009 © 1992 S. Karger AG, Basel...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2009) 55 (2): 145–152.
Published Online: 01 July 2008
... was measured before and after training in normal (bipedal) quiet stance (NQS) and sharpened-Romberg stance (SRS) by recording center of pressure (CoP) variations and angular segment kinematics. Results: In NQS, neither of the two training protocols had a significant impact on postural sway measures, although...