Poor balance and lower gray matter volume predict falls in older adults with mild cognitive impairment

@inproceedings{Makizako2013PoorBA,
  title={Poor balance and lower gray matter volume predict falls in older adults with mild cognitive impairment},
  author={Hyuma Makizako and Hiroyuki Shimada and Takehiko Doi and Hyuntae Park and Daisuke Yoshida and Kazuki Uemura and Kota Tsutsumimoto and Teresa Liu-Ambrose and Takao K Suzuki},
  booktitle={BMC neurology},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND The risk of falling is associated with cognitive dysfunction. Older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) exhibit an accelerated reduction of brain volume, and face an increased risk of falling. The current study examined the relationship between baseline physical performance, baseline gray matter volume and falls during a 12-month follow… CONTINUE READING