A copy of this work was available on the public web and has been preserved in the Wayback Machine. The capture dates from 2020; you can also visit the original URL.
The file type is
'Faster counting while walking' as a predictor of falls in older adults
Age and Ageing
Objective: to establish whether changes in a spoken verbal task performance while walking compared with being at rest could predict falls among older adults. Design: prospective cohort study of 12 months' duration. Setting: twenty-seven senior housing facilities. Participants: sample of 187 subjects aged 75-100 (mean age 84.8 ± 5.2). During enrollment, participants were asked to count aloud backward from 50, both at rest and while walking and were divided into two groups according to theirdoi:10.1093/ageing/afm011 pmid:17350974 fatcat:ytl7v77235gcpd44mbzrtiqgfi