Farseeing are still publishing work, please see our latest paper about predicting falls and turning. Although turning has been reported as one of the leading activities performed during a fall, and falls during turning result in 8-times more hip fractures than falls during linear gait, the quantity and quality of turns resulting in falls remain […]
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Congratulations to Farseeing’s Dr Nina Skjaeret from NTNU who successfully defended her PhD, titled: Exergaming in older adults. Use, user experience, and the relationship between game elements and movement characteristics
Farseeing partners publish in the Journal of Biomedical Informatics about the FARSEEING taxonomy: Abstract BACKGROUND: Recent Cochrane reviews on falls and fall prevention have shown that it is possible to prevent falls in older adults living in the community and in care facilities. Technologies aimed at fall detection, assessment, prediction and prevention are emerging, yet […]
Partners from the University of Bologna and Azienda Sanitaria di Firenze publish in Plos One: Fall Risk Assessment Tools for Elderly Living in the Community: Can We Do Better? Pierpaolo Palumbo, Guglielmo Marconi, Luca Palmerini, Stefania Bandinelli, Lorenzo Chiari Abstract Background Falls are a common, serious threat to the health and self-confidence of the elderly. […]