Essays about: "Activities-specific Balance Confidence"

Found 2 essays containing the words Activities-specific Balance Confidence.

  1. 1. An investigation of circumstances surrounding prosthetic users’ fall and fear of falling : A Cross-Sectional Survey

    University essay from Jönköping University/Hälsohögskolan; Jönköping University/HHJ. Ortopedteknisk plattform

    Author : Jens Dyekær Nielsen; Sara Overgaard Dich; [2022]
    Keywords : Fear of falling; prosthetic user; falls; physical and psychological factors; Falls Efficacy Scale-International; ABC; G-SAP; rädsla för att falla; protestanvändare; falla ramla; fysiska och psykologiska faktorer; Falls Efficacy Scale-International; Activities-specific Balance Confidence; ; Gait-Specific Attentional Profile;

    Abstract : SummaryBackground Prosthetic users face significant challenges both physically and psychologically. Falling poses a significant risk for the individual, and a consequence of this is gaining a fear of falling and self-imposed restrictions. These consequences can have a major impact on the individuals’ health and quality of life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Quantifying Static and Dynamic Stability in Amputees with Low Activity

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Snorri Rafn Theodórsson; [2019]
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    Abstract : Background: Approximately 67% of lower limb amputees fall once or more every year. It is important for their daily functioning and their social life that their prosthetic device provide them with stability and security. Measuring stability for amputees and their prosthetic devices is challenging, especially for amputees with low activity level. READ MORE