Locomotive Syndrome: Operational Definition Based on a Questionnaire, and Exercise Interventions on Mobility Dysfunction in Elderly People

@inproceedings{Akai2016LocomotiveSO,
  title={Locomotive Syndrome: Operational Definition Based on a Questionnaire, and Exercise Interventions on Mobility Dysfunction in Elderly People},
  author={Masami Akai and Tokuhide Doi and Atsushi Seichi and Yuki Okuma and Toru Ogata and Tsutomu Iwaya},
  booktitle={Clinical reviews in bone and mineral metabolism},
  year={2016}
}
The increasing elderly population has a great impact on public health, and it is important to understand the progression of musculoskeletal disorders seen in this population. To establish useful preventative methods for such locomotive disorders, we must detect early changes in these individuals and identify those at risk in order to implement early interventions. The purpose of this review was: (1) to introduce an operational definition of locomotion dysfunction to prevent a care-need… CONTINUE READING
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