Yuu Kajiwara

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Smartphones are very common devices in daily life that have a built-in tri-axial accelerometer. Similar to previously developed accelerometers, smartphones can be used to assess gait patterns. However, few gait analyses have been performed using smartphones, and their reliability and validity have not been evaluated yet. The purpose of this study was to(More)
OBJECTIVES This study explores the association between nutritional status and depression among healthy community-dwelling young-old (aged 65-74) and old-old elderly (aged 75 and older). METHOD A cross-sectional design was implemented. A total of 274 community-dwelling older individuals (142 young-old; 132 old-old) were assessed using the Geriatric(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the effects of a twice-weekly multitarget stepping (MTS) task combined with a multicomponent exercise program on stepping accuracy, gaze behavior, fall risk factors, and fall rates. DESIGN Randomized controlled trial. SETTING Community. PARTICIPANTS Community-dwelling adults aged 65 and older in Japan (N = 264) were(More)
CKD is associated with impairments in health status, physical function, and frailty. The aim of the current prospective cohort study was to determine whether CKD predicted new LTCI need certification among community-dwelling older Japanese adults. This was a prospective cohort study. We analyzed the cohort data from a prospective study, The Japan(More)
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