Association between Physical Functionality and Falls Risk in Community-Living Older Adults

Ageing-related declines in physiological attributes, such as muscle strength, can bring with them an increased risk of falls and subsequently greater risk of losing independence. These declines have substantial impact on an individual’s functional ability. However, the precise relationship between f...

Full description

Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Disa J. Smee, Judith M. Anson, Gordon S. Waddington, Helen L. Berry
Format: Article
Published: Hindawi Limited 2012-01-01
Series:Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research
Online Access: