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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 24 November 2018
  • ISBN : 9780444639172
  • Page : 448 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Balance, Gait, and Falls, Volume 159 presents the latest information on sensorimotor anatomy, sensory integration, gravity and verticality, standing balance, balance perturbations, voluntary stepping and gait initiation, gait and gait adaptability, disorders of balance and gait that result from aging and neurological diseases. The book provides a brief overview of age-related changes in the structure and function of sensorimotor and central processes, with sections specifically devoted to Parkinson’s disease, parkinsonism, cerebellar ataxia, stroke, corticobasal degeneration, multiple sclerosis, Huntington’s disease, dystonia, tremor, Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, cerebral palsy, polio, motor neuron disease, brainstem lesions, spinal lesions, peripheral nerve disease, and psychogenic conditions. Diseases covered have a common structure comprising background and epidemiology, pathology, balance disorders, gait disorders, falls, therapies (including fall prevention), and future directions. Covers all aspects of basic and clinical research on disorders of balance and gait in neurological disease Presents a multidisciplinary review of balance and gait physiology, the epidemiology and natural history of balance and gait impairments in aging, and a broad range of neurological diseases Addresses impairments of balance and gait for basic and clinical researchers in neuroscience, human movement science, physiotherapy and exercise physiology

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Balance, Gait, and Falls

Balance, Gait, and Falls
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-11-24
  • ISBN : 9780444639172
GET THIS BOOKBalance, Gait, and Falls

Balance, Gait, and Falls, Volume 159 presents the latest information on sensorimotor anatomy, sensory integration, gravity and verticality, standing balance, balance perturbations, voluntary stepping and gait initiation, gait and gait adaptability, disorders of balance and gait that result from aging and neurological diseases. The book provides a brief overview of age-related changes in the structure and function of sensorimotor and central processes, with sections specifically devoted to Parkinson’s disease, parkinsonism, cerebellar ataxia, stroke, corticobasal degeneration, multiple sclerosis, Huntington’s disease,

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-03-13
  • ISBN : 9781119954149
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This new edition of the comprehensive and renowned textbook Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine offers a fully revised and updated review of geriatric medicine. It covers the full spectrum of the subject, features 41 new chapters, and provides up-to-date, evidence-based, and practical information about the varied medical problems of ageing citizens. The three editors, from UK, USA and France, have ensured that updated chapters provide a global perspective of geriatric medicine, as well as reflect the changes in treatment options

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  • Publisher : Elsevier Science Limited
  • Release Date : 1992
  • ISBN : 2906077267
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  • Publisher : Radcliffe Publishing
  • Release Date : 2008
  • ISBN : 9781846191145
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-14
  • ISBN : 9780128138755
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-01-30
  • ISBN : 9783319727363
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  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2007-03-01
  • ISBN : 9781107320055
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Since the first edition of this very successful book was written to synthesise and review the enormous body of work covering falls in older people, there has been an even greater wealth of informative and promising studies designed to increase our understanding of risk factors and prevention strategies. This second edition, first published in 2007, is written in three parts: epidemiology, strategies for prevention, and future research directions. New material includes recent studies covering: balance studies using tripping, slipping and stepping

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  • Author : World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release Date : 2008
  • ISBN : 9789241563536
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The WHO Falls Prevention for Active Ageing model provides an action plan for making progress in reducing the prevalence of falls in the older adult population. By building on the three pillars of falls prevention, the model proposes specific strategies for: 1. Building awareness of the importance of falls prevention and treatment; 2. Improving the assessment of individual, environmental, and societal factors that increase the likelihood of falls; and 3. For facilitating the design and implementation of culturally appropriate, evidence-based interventions that will

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  • Publisher : Little, Brown Medical Division
  • Release Date : 1997
  • ISBN : 0316549150
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Gait and balance disorders are common in the elderly and an important source of morbidity. They contribute in a measurable way to the risk for falls and fall-related injury. These disorders are essentially an interdisciplinary problem. Neurology, neurophysiology, rehabilitation medicine, orthopedics, and geriatrics all have different approaches to problems of mobility in the elderly. The authors have produced a book which will be useful and accessible to practitioners in all of these disciplines. The book includes epidemiology, sections on methods,

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  • Publisher : Sydney University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-07-12
  • ISBN : 9781743320372
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