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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2019) 65 (5): 524–536.
Published Online: 14 May 2019
..., instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Aging Vision Mobile communication Obstacle avoidance Virtual reality Although performed on a constant basis and apparently without much effort, locomotion is not an automatic process and demands the integration of sensory...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2009) 55 (6): 637–643.
Published Online: 25 August 2009
...Pamela Haibach; Semyon Slobounov; Karl Newell Background: Elderly people tend to rely upon their visual input more than upon that from other sensory systems due to age-related declines. This reliance upon vision places older adults at risk for falls because they are often not aware of the magnitude...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (1996) 42 (4): 199–203.
Published Online: 15 April 2009
.... Accidental falls Aged Physiology Vision Proprioception Reaction time Muscle strength Body sway Gait Drugs utilization Cognitive disorders ontology Clinical Section Gerontology 1996;42:199-203 Stephen R. Lorda Russell D. Clarkb Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Randwick, N.S.W., and St...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (1993) 39 (2): 117–123.
Published Online: 14 April 2009
... Hospital, Sydney, School of Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW, Australia Clinical Parameters Associated with Falls in an Elderly Population Keyw ords Accidental falls Aged Gait Posture Cardiovascular diseases Neurologic examination Vision Musculoskeletal system Drug...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (1992) 38 (6): 338–346.
Published Online: 08 April 2009
... Vision Posture Drugs utilization Cognitive disorders Clinical Section Gerontology 1992;38:338-346 *Stephen r . Lord 6Dorothy McLean 6Georgestat/wrs School of Community Medicine. University of New South Wales, Kensington; Occupational Therapy and Aged Care Services, The Sutherland Hospital...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2009) 55 (1): 82–91.
Published Online: 19 December 2008
... directions, and whether the site of the balance perturbation or the presence or absence of vision affected the response. Methods: Postural stability was measured as anteroposterior and lateral torque variance in a young group (n = 18 (9 female and 9 male), average age = 29.1 years) and an elderly group (n...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2003) 49 (3): 196–202.
Published Online: 17 April 2003
... as correlates of self-reported driving behaviour and confidence. Methods: A volunteer sample of 153 drivers aged between 60 and 90 were assessed on biomarkers (vision, hearing, vibration sense, grip strength and FEV 1 ), and cognitive performance. A subsample of 121 also completed a questionnaire on driving...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2002) 48 (1): 52–55.
Published Online: 13 February 2002
...Liubov (Louba) Ben-Noun Background/Objective: The elderly have suffered from visual impairment for thousands of years. This report evaluates the first documented cases of visual disability in the elderly as described in the Bible. Results: Three old men suffered from a gradual loss of vision...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2000) 46 (6): 300–305.
Published Online: 18 October 2000
... to that of younger adults. Methods: Twenty older adults (mean age 70 years, 8 men and 12 women) and 20 younger adults (mean age 25 years, 6 men and 14 women) with good central and peripheral vision were tested. Subjects were asked to indicate via a computerized touch-screen the location of a briefly presented (80 ms...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (2000) 46 (6): 306–310.
Published Online: 18 October 2000
... strength were significant independent predictors of total sway when subjects stood on the compliant surface. Conclusion: The study findings confirm the importance of vision, in particular contrast sensitivity and stereopsis, in the control of posture under challenging conditions, and suggest some...
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Journal: Gerontology
Gerontology (1999) 45 (2): 102–109.
Published Online: 17 February 1999
... or safety. The publisher and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Cognitive aging Attention Vision Perception Clinical Section Gerontology 1999;45:102...