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

Full text for this resource is not available from the Research Repository.

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)

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.

Dimensions Badge

Altmetric Badge

Item type Article
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/22821
DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/s00167-010-1325-8
Official URL http://download.springer.com/static/pdf/536/art%25...
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL)
Keywords ResPubID26117, knees, knee replacement, knee osteoarthritis, falls, fall risks
Citations in Scopus 99 - View on Scopus
Download/View statistics View download statistics for this item

Search Google Scholar

Repository staff login