Kaye J, Mattek N, Dodge H, Buracchio T, Austin D, Hagler S, Pavel M, Hayes T. Gait & Posture, February 2012, vol./is. 35/2(197-202), 0966-6362;1879-2219. Abstract Physical performance measures predict health and function in older populations. Walking speed in particular has consistently predicted morbidity and mortality.
Fabio Bagalà, Clemens Becker, Angelo Cappello, Lorenzo Chiari, Kamiar Aminian, Jeffrey M. Hausdorff, Wiebren Zijlstra, Jochen Klenk. PLoS ONE 7(5): e37062. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0037062. Abstract Despite extensive preventive efforts, falls continue to be a major source of morbidity and mortality among elderly. Real-time detection of falls and their urgent communication to a telecare center may enable rapid […]
The European Commission has identified active and healthy ageing as a major societal challenge common to all European countries, and an area which presents considerable potential for Europe to lead the world in providing innovative responses to this challenge. The conference “European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing: From Plan to Action” covered issues […]
We use it for calling, sending SMS, taking pictures, or even for reading this document, but the device in our pockets can be turned into an advanced instrument capable of collecting and processing the more subtle movement or tremor of the body. In the elderly, it would be possible to recognize the early motor symptoms […]