Balance performance, aging and falling: a comparative study based on a Turkish sample.

@article{Aslan2008BalancePA,
  title={Balance performance, aging and falling: a comparative study based on a Turkish sample.},
  author={Ummuhan Baş Aslan and Uğur Cavlak and Nesrin Yağci and Beyza Akdağ},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  year={2008},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={283-92}
}
The effects of aging and gender on balance performance (BP) among ambulatory adults were investigated in the current work. If there was a relation between the BP and a history of falling, this was also detected. Two hundred and forty ambulatory subjects were divided into two groups depending on their age: (1) 125 middle-aged subjects (50-64 years); (2) 115 elderly subjects (65-75). The functional reach (FR) test, the timed up and go (TUG) test, the sit to stand (STS) test and the step test (ST… CONTINUE READING