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How much time in sedentary behavior should be reduced to decrease fear of falling and falls in community-dwelling older adults?
(Araranguá, SC, 2021-12-02)
Fear of falling and history of falls are frequent situations in older adults, which can be aggravated by sedentary behavior (SB). The objective of this study was to establish SB cut-off values that discriminate falls and ...
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 ...
Efficacy of exercise on balance, fear of falling, and risk of falls in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is the most common complication of diabetes mellitus. Our objective was to evaluate the efficacy of exercise interventions in DPN patients from randomized controlled trials. The primary ...
Fatores de risco e ferramentas clínico-funcionais de rastreio do risco de quedas em idosas com baixa densidade óssea: um estudo longitudinal
(Universidade Federal de Minas GeraisUFMG, 2014-05-23)
Background: In older people with osteoporosis and osteopenia falls are noteworthy among factors that contribute to increased occurrence of fractures because they have a high incidence and are preventable. The identification ...
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 ...