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The role of postural instability/gait difficulty and fear of falling in predicting falls in non-demented older adults

Published inArchives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, vol. 69, p. 15-20
Publication date2017
Abstract

Postural instability/gait difficulty (PIGD) and fear of falling (FoF) frequently co-exist, but their individual predictive values for falls have not been compared in aging. This study aims to determine both independent and combined effect of PIGD and FoF to falls in older adults without dementia.

Keywords
  • Accidental Falls/prevention & control
  • Aged
  • Fear/psychology
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Gait/physiology
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Movement Disorders/complications/physiopathology/psychology
  • Postural Balance
Citation (ISO format)
ALLALI, Gilles et al. The role of postural instability/gait difficulty and fear of falling in predicting falls in non-demented older adults. In: Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 2017, vol. 69, p. 15–20. doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2016.09.008
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ISSN of the journal0167-4943
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