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Title: Identifying the main risk factor for falling in community-dwelling older adults
Authors: Galhardas, Luís
Mendes, Felismina
Bravo, Jorge
Pereira, Catarina
Keywords: Fall risk
Issue Date: Apr-2019
Publisher: European Journal of Public Health
Citation: Galhardas, L., Sardica, H., Bento, A., Mendes, F., Bravo, J., Pereira, C. (2019, April). Identifying the main risk factor for falling in community-dwelling older adults. European Journal of Public Health. Volume 29, Issue Supplement_1. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckz034.035
Abstract: Introduction: Injuries resulting from falls are a major problem facing older adults. Several studies showed that falls may occur due to limitations in functional fitness, poor body composition, or ognitive and emotional factors. Objectives: The aim of this study was to identify preponderant physical fitness, body composition, cognitive and emotional risk factors for falls in community-dwelling older adults.
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