Relationship between fear of falling and mobility varies with visual function among older adults

Donoghue, Orna A, Ryan, Harriet, Duggan, Eoin, Finucane, Ciaran, Savva, George M, Cronin, Hilary, Loughman, James and Kenny, Rose Anne (2014) Relationship between fear of falling and mobility varies with visual function among older adults. Geriatrics & Gerontology International, 14 (4). 827–836. ISSN 1447-0594

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Abstract

The present study examined the association between vision, fear of falling and fear-related activity restriction, and assessed the effect of vision on the relationship between fear of falling and mobility, using data from a nationally representative sample of community-dwelling adults aged ≥50 years.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © 2013 Japan Geriatrics Society.
Uncontrolled Keywords: accidental falls,aged,contrast sensitivity,gait,locomotion
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Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2013 13:32
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2019 19:14
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/44911
DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12174

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