Mobility decline in old age
Rantakokko, M., Mänty, M., & Rantanen, T. (2013). Mobility decline in old age. Exercise and sport sciences reviews, 41(1), 19-25. https://doi.org/10.1097/JES.0b013e3182556f1e
Published inExercise and sport sciences reviews
© 2013 The American College of Sports Medicine. This is a non-final version of an article published in final form in 'Exercise and sport sciences reviews' by ACSM.
Mobility is important for community independence. With increasing age, underlying pathologies, genetic vulnerabilities, physiological and sensory impairments, and environmental barriers increase the risk for mobility decline. Understanding how mobility declines is paramount to finding ways to promote mobility in old age.
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