A, Herman T, Plotnik M, Brozgol M, Giladi N, Hausdorff JM. Physiological Measurement, December 2011, vol./is. 32/12(2003-18), 0967-3334;1361-6579 (2011 Dec). Abstract: The Timed Up and Go (TUG) test is a widely used measure of mobility and fall risk among older adults that is typically scored using a stopwatch. We tested the hypothesis that a body-fixed […]
Fleming, J. Matthews, F. Brayne, C. The Cambridge City over-75s Cohort (CC75C) study collaboration. BMC Geriatr. 2008; 8: 6. Published online 2008 March 17. doi: 10.1186/1471-2318-8-6 Abstract The “oldest old” are now the fastest growing section of most western populations, yet there are scarcely any data concerning even the common problem of falls amongst the very […]
Schwenk, M. Lauenroth, A. Stock, C. Moreno, R.R. Oster, P. McHugh, G. Todd, C. Hauer, C. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:50 doi:10.1186/1471-2288-12-50 Abstract Background The standardisation of the assessment methodology and case definition represents a major precondition for the comparison of study results and the conduction of meta-analyses. International guidelines provide recommendations for the standardisation of falls methodology; however, […]
Finkelstein SM, Speedie SM, Zhou X, Potthoff S, Ratner ER. Journal of Telemedicine & Telecare, 2011, vol./is. 17/6(288-92), 1357-633X;1758-1109 (2011). Abstract We conducted a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the perception, satisfaction and utilization of a home telehealth service for frail elderly people living independently in their home communities.