Mobility assessment in older people: new possibilities and challenges.

@article{Zijlstra2007MobilityAI,
  title={Mobility assessment in older people: new possibilities and challenges.},
  author={Wiebren Zijlstra and Kamiar Aminian},
  journal={European journal of ageing},
  year={2007},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={3-12}
}
A major challenge for researchers and clinicians who address health issues in the ageing population is to monitor functioning, and to timely initiate interventions that aim to prevent loss of functional abilities and to improve the quality of life of older people. With the progress of technologies in the last decades, methods have become available that use body fixed sensors (BFS) to measure aspects of human performance under real-life conditions. These methods are based on the use of… CONTINUE READING

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