Timed Up and Go Test Performance as an Indicator of Fall History in Institutionalized Elderly: A Pilot Study

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Millán-Calenti, José C.; Núñez-Naveira, Laura; Lorenzo-López, Laura; Rodríguez-Villamil, José L.; Muñoz Mendoza, Carmen Luz; Cabañero-Martínez, María José; Cabrero-García, Julio; Maseda, Ana;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1097/TGR.0000000000000164
  • Subject: Institutionalization | Enfermería | Older adults | Fall risk | Walking test
    mesheuropmc: human activities

Background: Ageing is associated with sensory and physical declines and falling risk. Objective: To determine the association between 3 performance-based mobility tests and fall history. Methods: Fifty participants' mobility was assessed by Timed Up and Go (TUG) and 4- ... View more
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