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OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effects of a multicomponent cognitive behavioral intervention on fear of falling and activity avoidance in older adults. DESIGN Randomized controlled trial. SETTING(More)
BACKGROUND Fear of falling and avoidance of activity are common in old age and are suggested to be (public) health problems of equal importance to falls. Earlier studies of correlates of fear of(More)
OBJECTIVES The objectives of this cross-sectional study were to assess the presence of feelings of anxiety and symptoms of depression among older persons who avoid activity for fear of falling and to(More)
BACKGROUND Concerns about falls are common among older people. These concerns, also referred to as fear of falling, can have serious physical and psychosocial consequences, such as functional(More)
BACKGROUND Orientation and mobility (O&M) training in using an identification (ID) cane is provided to partially-sighted older adults to facilitate independent functioning and participation in the(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the long-term effects of three strength and balance exercise interventions on physical performance, fall-related psychological outcomes, and falls in older people. DESIGN A(More)