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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 ...
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 ...