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OBJECTIVES To culturally adapt the Falls Efficacy Scale-International (FES-I) and assess its psychometric properties in a sample of community-dwelling elderly Brazilians. METHODS The instrument was(More)
Abstract Objectives: To culturally adapt the Falls Efficacy Scale – International (FES-I) and assess its psychometric properties in a sample of community-dwelling elderly Brazilians. Methods: The(More)
Falls are a major concern in the elderly population with chronic joint disease. To compare muscular function and functional mobility among older women with knee osteoarthritis with and without a(More)
BACKGROUND Sarcopenia is the most significant factor in the decline of peripheral and respiratory muscle strength. It can lead to progressive disability, loss of independence and impaired functional(More)