The development and implementation of a portable balance platform for re-education postural stability in older adults

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Abstract

Falls in elderly are the leading cause of injury. A fall can result in serious injuries leading to loss of independence, hospitalization, increased medical costs, and a greater economic burden. Therefore, the development and implementation of effective strategies to prevent falls in elderly is a vital challenge for the health society.

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ConferenceFalls and Postural Stability Conference of the British Geriatric Society
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityEdinburgh
Period16/09/1616/09/16

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  • postural stability
  • falls
  • geriatrics

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Tarfali, G., Roeles, S., Childs, C., & Rowe, P. (2016). The development and implementation of a portable balance platform for re-education postural stability in older adults. Abstract from Falls and Postural Stability Conference of the British Geriatric Society, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Tarfali, Georgia ; Roeles, Sanne ; Childs, Craig ; Rowe, Philip. / The development and implementation of a portable balance platform for re-education postural stability in older adults. Abstract from Falls and Postural Stability Conference of the British Geriatric Society, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.2 p.
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The development and implementation of a portable balance platform for re-education postural stability in older adults. / Tarfali, Georgia; Roeles, Sanne; Childs, Craig; Rowe, Philip.

2016. Abstract from Falls and Postural Stability Conference of the British Geriatric Society, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

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Tarfali G, Roeles S, Childs C, Rowe P. The development and implementation of a portable balance platform for re-education postural stability in older adults. 2016. Abstract from Falls and Postural Stability Conference of the British Geriatric Society, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.