Sökning: "Petra Pohl"

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  1. 1. Falls in older community-dwelling women and men : risk factors and safety strategies. Fall risk awareness, fear of falling, and preferred exercise properties from a gender perspective

    Författare :Petra Pohl; Lillemor Lundin-Olsson; Karin Hellström; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Older people; Community-dwelling; Falls; Fall-related injuries; Fear of falling; ICF; Gender; Exercise preferences; Fall risk awareness; Falls prevention; Safety precautions; Qualitative research;

    Sammanfattning : Background Falls are the leading cause for non-fatal injuries in older community-dwelling people. Compared to men, women fall more often, experience more fall-related injuries, and report fear of falling (FoF) more often. Falls may be prevented with specific exercises, but adherence is often low in long-term. LÄS MER