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Physiological risk factors for falls in people with knee osteoarthritis before and early after knee replacement surgery

Levinger, Pazit, Menz, Hylton B, Wee, Elin, Feller, Julian A, Bartlett, John R and Bergman, Neil R (2011) Physiological risk factors for falls in people with knee osteoarthritis before and early after knee replacement surgery. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, 19 (7). pp. 1082-1089. ISSN 0942-2056 (print) 1433-7347 (online)

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Abstract

Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a major cause of disability and a risk factor for falls in older people. The purpose of this study was to assess the falls risk of people with knee OA before surgery and at 4 months following surgery and to compare this to a control group.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID26117, knees, knee replacement, knee osteoarthritis, falls, fall risks
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL)
Depositing User: Ms Phung.T Tran
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2014 07:30
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2016 04:32
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/22821
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00167-010-1325-8
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