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A PIECE OF PAPER FALLING FASTER THAN FREE FALL
(IOP PUBLISHING LTD, 2011)
We report a simple experiment that clearly demonstrates a common error in the explanation of the classic experiment where a small piece of paper is put over a book and the system is let fall. This classic demonstration is ...
FEAR of FALLING IN ACTIVE and SEDENTARY ELDERLY
(Human Kinetics Publ Inc, 2012-08-01)
Caídas en adultos mayores institucionalizados: Descripción y evaluación geriátrica
(Sociedad Médica de Santiago, 2003)
Learning to fall: Designing low damage fall sequences for humanoid soccer robots
A methodology for the analysis and design of fall sequences of robots that minimize joint/articulation injuries, and the damage of valuable body parts is proposed. These fall sequences can be activated/triggered by the ...
The elderly recognizing themselves as vulnerable to falls in the concreteness of the femoral fracture
(Assoc Brasileira Enfermagem, 2017-03-01)
Objectives: understand the experience of the elderly with falls followed by femoral fracture and elaborate theoretical model of this process of lived experience. Method: qualitative research with theoretical saturation ...
Predictive model for falling in Parkinson disease patients
Background/aims: Falls are a common complication of advancing Parkinson's disease (PD). Although numerous risk factors are known, reliable predictors of future falls are still lacking. The aim of this study was to develop ...
A Novel Methodology for Assessing the Fall Risk Using Low-Cost and Off-the-Shelf Devices
Early detection of fall risk can reduce health costs associated with surgery, rehabilitation, imaging studies, hospitalizations, and medical evaluations. This paper proposes a measurement-focused study oriented to ...
Nocturia is not associated with falls among the elderly: a population study in the city of Sao Paulo
(ENE EDICIONES SL, 2011)
Introduction: the present study aims to evaluate the association between nocturia and falls in a group of community-living elderly men in the city of Sao Paulo (Brazil). Material and methods: under the coordination of the ...
The prevalence of falls and associated factors among the elderly according to ethnicity
(ABRASCORIO DE JANEIRO, 2013-08-02)
The historical and cultural characteristics reflect the Brazilian population. Elderly blacks are disadvantaged in socio-economic and demographic, clinical, functional and psychosocial aspects, reducing their social autonomy ...