Published in Aging and Elder Health Week, January 13th, 2008
"Participants a total of 100 healthy old volunteers (mean age = 78.4 +/- 5.7). Measurements the study investigated the use of the Voluntary Step Execution Test to identify fallers under single and dual-task conditions. Berg Balance Test (BBS) and Timed Get Up and Go (TUG) were used to assess balance and gait function. Results there were no significant differences found between fallers and non-fallers in BBS and TUG (50.5 +/- 4.6 versus 52.5 +/- 3.4 and 9.4...
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