Life-space mobility and quality of life in community-dwelling older people
Rantakokko, M., Portegijs, E., Viljanen, A., Iwarsson, S., & Rantanen, T. (2013). Life-space mobility and quality of life in community-dwelling older people. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 61(10), 1830-1832. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.12473
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