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The effects of body composition and body configuration on impact dynamics during lateral falls: insights from in-vivo, in-vitro, and in-silico approaches
(University of Waterloo, 2017-10-24)
Fall-related injuries are the current leading accidental cause of emergency room and hospital visits, hospitalizations, and injury-related deaths in Ontario. Hip fractures in particular are associated with poor functional ...
Age-related changes in the control of mediolateral dynamic stability during volitional and reactive stepping
(University of Waterloo, 2012-04-23)
The high incidence of falls and fall-related injuries among Canadians over the age of 65 continues to be a key public health issue. As the current proportion of individuals within this cohort of the population is predicted ...