Effect of uphill and downhill walking on walking performance in geriatric patients using awheeled walker

Effect of uphill and downhill walking on walking performance in geriatric patients using awheeled... Original Contribution 1,2 1,3 2,4 2,5 Z Gerontol Geriat 2017 · 50:483–487 Ulrich Lindemann · Michael Schwenk ·Syn Schmitt · Michael Weyrich · 2,6 1,2 DOI 10.1007/s00391-016-1156-4 Wolfgang Schlicht · Clemens Becker Received: 25 July 2016 Department of Geriatrics and Clinic for Geriatric Rehabilitation, Robert-Bosch-Hospital, Stuttgart, Revised: 11 October 2016 Germany Accepted: 20 October 2016 Research Initiative Human Factors in Ageing, Technology and Environment, University Stuttgart, Published online: 22 November 2016 Stuttgart, Germany © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016 Network on Aging Research, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany Institute of Sports and Movement Science, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany Institute for Automation and Software Engineering, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany Department of Sport and Exercise Science, Chair Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany Effect of uphill and downhill walking on walking performance in geriatric patients using a wheeled walker The study aimed to describe changes which require uphill and downhill walk- of walking. Standardized test batter- of walking performance in older ing. Recent study results suggest that ies including various relevant aspects persons when ambulating with WW users experience problems during of walking performance and accessibil- a wheeled walker in a challenging uphill and downhill walking [9]; http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie Springer Journals

Effect of uphill and downhill walking on walking performance in geriatric patients using awheeled walker

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Publisher
Springer Medizin
Copyright
Copyright © 2016 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Geriatrics/Gerontology; Internal Medicine; Aging; Social Sciences, general
ISSN
0948-6704
eISSN
1435-1269
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00391-016-1156-4
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