The falling risk and physical fitness in older people.

@article{Toraman2010TheFR,
  title={The falling risk and physical fitness in older people.},
  author={Ayşe Toraman and Necmiye Un Yildirim},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={51 2},
  pages={222-6}
}
Aims of this study was to analyze the correlation between the falling risk and their physical fitness, determining the top parameters affecting the falling risk, and preparing an evaluation procedure for the medical department working on this issue for the old people in retirement homes. This study includes 60 persons whose mean age was 73.3+/-6.6 years. Their demographic characteristics, cognitive function, their balance, falling risk and their physical fitness level have been evaluated. A… CONTINUE READING
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