TITLE

Acceleration Patterns of the Head and Pelvis When Walking Are Associated With Risk of Falling in Community-Dwelling Older People

AUTHOR(S)
Menz, Hylton B.; Lord, Stephen R.; Fitzpatrick, Richard C.
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;May2003, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p446
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines whether older people at risk of falling demonstrate an impaired ability to stabilize the body under challenging conditions. List of gait analysis techniques; Axes used in the measurement of linear accelerations of the body; Differences in temporospatial gait parameters between falls risk groups.
ACCESSION #
9716105

 

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