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Learning From Laboratory-Induced Falling: Long-Term Motor Retention Among Older Adults
(Springer Verlag, 2014-03)
Background. Falls in older adults are a major health and public problem. It is thus imperative to develop highly effective training paradigms to reduce the likelihood of falls. Perturbation-training is one such emerging ...
Perturbation Training Can Reduce Community-Dwelling Older Adults’ Annual Fall Risk: A Randomized Controlled Trial
(Oxford University Press, 2014-12)
BACKGROUND: Previous studies indicated that a single session of repeated-slip exposure can reduce over 40% of laboratory-induced falls among older adults. The purpose of this study was to determine to what degree such ...