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|Title: ||Identifying the main risk factor for falling in community-dwelling older adults|
|Authors: ||Galhardas, Luís|
|Keywords: ||Fall risk|
|Issue Date: ||Apr-2019|
|Publisher: ||European Journal of Public Health|
|Citation: ||Galhardas, L., Sardica, H., Bento, A., Mendes, F., Bravo, J., Pereira, C. (2019, April). Identifying the main risk factor for falling in community-dwelling older adults. European Journal of Public Health. Volume 29, Issue Supplement_1. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckz034.035|
Injuries resulting from falls are a major problem facing older adults. Several studies showed that falls may occur due to limitations in functional fitness, poor body composition, or ognitive and emotional factors.
Objectives: The aim of this study was to identify preponderant physical fitness, body composition, cognitive and emotional risk factors for falls in community-dwelling older adults.|
|Appears in Collections:||DES - Artigos em Livros de Actas/Proceedings|
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