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Falls, aging, and disability
Falls are a major public health problem, contributing to significant morbidity and mortality among older adults in the US. This paper summarizes and compares – (a) fall prevalence rates, (b) fall risk factors, (c) consequences ...
Associating Knee Osteoarthritis with Fall Risk: Implications for Interventions
Fall risk is nearly 2.5 times greater in people with osteoarthritis (OA) compared to those without OA. However, the underlying mechanisms explaining this increased risk are unknown. This dissertation, which focused on ...