Barbara Geilhof

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PURPOSE To study the feasibility of first, reaching functionally declined, but still independent older persons at risk of falls through their general practitioner (GP) and second, to reduce their physiological and psychological fall risk factors with a complex exercise intervention. We investigated the effects of a 16-week exercise intervention on(More)
Mobility and independence are key aspects for self-determined living in today’s world and demographic change presents the challenge to retain these aspects for the aging population. Augmented Reality (AR) user interfaces might support the elderly, for example, when navigating as pedestrians or by explaining how devices and mobility aids work and how they(More)
BACKGROUND Falls and fall-related injuries are common in community-dwelling elderly people. Effective multifactorial fall prevention programs in the primary care setting may be a promising approach to reduce the incidence rate of falls. METHODS In a cluster randomized trial in 33 general practices 378 people living independently and at high risk of(More)
The project PASSAge (Personalized Mobility, Assistance and Service Systems in an Aging Society), funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF, Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung) aims at the implementation of seamless mobility chains that smoothly connect private and public spaces with a special regard to the needs of an(More)
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