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)
(a) (b) (c) (d) Figure 1: We conducted a user study to evaluate the usability of handheld AR applications for the elderly (a,b). Since the results show that elderly users have difficulties holding up a tablet computer over a long period of time, we tested whether using head-mounted displays is an alternative for them (c). We also propose improved AR user(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 Bild-ung 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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