Association between physical functionality and falls risk in community-living older adults

Disa Smee, Judith Anson, Gordon Waddington, Helen Berry

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Abstract

Ageing-declines in physiological attributes such as muscle strength, can bring with them and increased risk of falls and subsequently greater risk of losing independence.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-6
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Gerontology and Geriatrics Research
Volume2012
Issue number2012
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Association between physical functionality and falls risk in community-living older adults. / Smee, Disa; Anson, Judith; Waddington, Gordon; Berry, Helen.

In: Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research, Vol. 2012, No. 2012, 2012, p. 1-6.

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