The maximal width of the base of support (BSW): clinical applicability and reliability of a preferred-standing test for measuring the risk of falling.

Abstract

The aim of this study was to test the reliability and validity of a preferred-standing test for measuring the risk of falling. The preferred-standing position of elderly fallers and non-fallers and healthy young adults was measured. The maximal BSW was measured. The absolute and relative reliability and discriminant validity were assessed. The expanded… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.archger.2013.04.010

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