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Fatigue induced changes to kinematic and kinetic gait parameters following six minutes of walking in people with Multiple Sclerosis
(Taylor & Francis: STM, Behavioural Science and Public Health Titles, 2015-05-20)
Purpose: The aim of this study was to examine the effect of 6 min of walking on fatigue, exertion and spatiotemporal, kinematic and kinetic gait parameters in people with multiple sclerosis (MS). Methods: Thirty-four people ...
Appendicular skeletal muscle in hospitalised hip-fracture patients: development and cross-validation of anthropometric prediction equations against dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry
(Oxford University Press on behalf of the British Geriatrics Society, 2014-07-21)
Background: accurate and practical assessment methods for assessing appendicular skeletal muscle (ASM) is of clinical importance for the diagnosis of geriatric syndromes associated with skeletal muscle wasting. Objectives: ...
The relationship between quality of life, health and care transition: an empirical comparison in an older post-acute population
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2012-06-15)
Background: The aim of this study was to explore, via empirical comparison, the relationship between quality of life, as measured by the ICECAP-O capability index (a new instrument designed to measure and value quality of ...
Stroke Epidemiology in an Australian Rural Cohort (SEARCH)
Background Stroke rates in Australia and New Zealand have been declining since 1990 but all studies have been completed in large urban centers. Aim We report the first Australasian stroke incidence study in a rural ...
Promoting Activity in Geriatric Rehabilitation: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Accelerometry
(Public Library of Science, 2016-08-26)
Background Low activity levels in inpatient rehabilitation are associated with adverse outcomes. The study aimed to test whether activity levels can be increased by the provision of monitored activity data to patients and ...