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Functional balance tests in 76-year-olds in relation to performance, activities of daily living and platform tests
Frändin K, Sonn U, Svantesson U, Grimby G.
Functional balance was studied in a sample of 98 women and 75 men from a population study. Tests used were one-legged stance and walking in a figure of eight. The results revealed that both static and dynamic functional balance were significantly correlated to isometric knee extensor strength, walking speed and stair-climbing capacity, while the association with activities of daily living (ADL) wa ...
Pages: 231-241
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