Older fallers with poor working memory overestimate their postural limits.

@article{LiuAmbrose2008OlderFW,
  title={Older fallers with poor working memory overestimate their postural limits.},
  author={Teresa Liu-Ambrose and Yasmin Ahamed and Peter Graf and Fabio Feldman and Stephen N. Robinovitch},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2008},
  volume={89 7},
  pages={1335-40}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the accuracy of perceived postural limits between older fallers with good working memory and those with poor working memory. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Research laboratory. PARTICIPANTS Thirty-three community-dwelling older adults with a history of falls. INTERVENTIONS Not applicable. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES We measured the accuracy of perceived postural limits by using the perceived reach test in 33 fallers. The difference between the verbal digits… CONTINUE READING

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