The 24-h distribution of falls and person-hours of physical activity in the home are strongly associated among community-dwelling older persons.

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OBJECTIVES Most research on falls among older persons focuses on health-related factors that affect the ability to maintain balance. The objective of the study is to determine the association between physical activity and occurrence of falls among community-dwelling older persons. METHODS The distribution of falls and person-hours of physical activity in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2008.01.017

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