Milda Tautvydas

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OBJECTIVES To determine how the risk of a fall in an older adult varies in relation to style of footwear worn. DESIGN Nested case-control study. SETTING Group Health Cooperative, a large health maintenance organization in Washington state. PARTICIPANTS A total of 1,371 adults aged 65 and older were monitored for falls over a 2-year period; 327(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the relationships between the biomechanical properties of shoes worn in a cohort of healthy older adults and the risk of falling. DESIGN Nested case-control study, comparing biomechanical measurements of shoes worn by those who reported a fall with measurements of shoes worn by age- and sex-matched nonfallers engaged in broadly(More)
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