Psychological indicators of balance confidence: Relationship to actual and perceived abilities

Myers, Anita M.; Powell, Lynda E.
January 1996
Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;Jan96, Vol. 51A Issue 1, pM37
Academic Journal
Compares several psychological indicators of balance confidence in relation to physical performance, past and current experience, gender bias, and other perceptions of daily functioning in ambulatory elders. Assessment of self-perceived need for personal assistance; Stronger relation of perceived balance capabilities to current behavior than to past experience.


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