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Is pain associated with suicidality in stroke? - Wai-Kwong T, Huajun L, Vincent M, Gabor S U, Ka-Sing W.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the relationship between poststroke pain and suicidality (SI) in Chinese patients with first or recurrent stroke. DESIGN: Cross-sectional survey SETTING: Acute Stroke Unit of a university-affiliated general hospital in Hong Kong PART...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - January 2, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Prediction of on-road driving ability after traumatic brain injury and stroke - Aslaksen PM, Orbo M, Elvestad R, Schäfer C, Anke A.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to examine the predictive value of widely used standardized neuropsychological tests in a clinical setting for on-road driving performance in patients with cerebral stroke or traumatic brain injury (TBI), an...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 14, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Daily life behaviors and depression risk following stroke: a preliminary study using ecological momentary assessment - Jean FA, Swendsen JD, Sibon I, Fehér K, Husky M.
Approximately one-third of stroke survivors have symptoms of depression. A better understanding of the early risk factors implicated in this form of comorbidity may contribute to the development of early prevention strategies and to improving outcomes for ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 19, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Is gait speed or walking distance a better predictor for community walking after stroke? - Bijleveld-Uitman M, van de Port I, Kwakkel G.
Objective: To determine if gait speed or walking distance is a better predictor for community walking after stroke. Methods: Data from the FIT-Stroke trial were used in a cross-sectional design. Community walking was measured with a self-administered quest...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 19, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Interventions for preventing falls in people after stroke - Verheyden GS, Weerdesteyn V, Pickering RM, Kunkel D, Lennon S, Geurts ACh, Ashburn A.
BACKGROUND: Falls are one of the most common medical complications after stroke with a reported incidence of 7% in the first week after stroke onset. Studies investigating falls in the later phase after stroke report an incidence of up to 73% in the first ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 8, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Identification of the nursing diagnosis of fall risk in elderly with stroke - Morais HC, Holanda GF, Oliveira AR, Costa AG, Ximenes CM, de Araujo TL.
The purpose of this study was to verify the presence of a nursing diagnosis of fall risk in elderly with stroke. Observational exploratory and cross-sectional study with descrziptive analysis. Performed in a charitable rehabilitation association in Fortale...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 26, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Increased risk for stroke in burn patients: A population-based one-year follow-up study - Chung SD, Chen CS, Lin HC, Kang JH.
INTRODUCTION: The study aimed to explore the frequency and risk of stroke following hospitalization for burn through the analysis of a population-based dataset in Taiwan. METHODS: We identified 692 hospitalized subjects who had received a diagnosis of burn...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 14, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Fear of falling and the relationship with the measure of functional independence and quality of life in post-cerebral vascular accident (stroke) victims - Monteiro RB, Laurentino GE, Melo PG, Cabral DL, Correa JC, Teixeira-Salmela LF.
The aim of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate the fear of falling of 52 chronic post-stroke individuals and to assess its relationship with measures of functional independence and quality of life (QOL). Fear of falling was assessed by the Brazilian...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 14, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Relationship between asymmetry of quiet standing balance control and walking post-stroke - Hendrickson J, Patterson KK, Inness EL, McIlroy WE, Mansfield A.
Spatial and temporal gait asymmetry is common after stroke. Such asymmetric gait is inefficient, can contribute to instability and may lead to musculoskeletal injury. However, understanding of the determinants of such gait asymmetry remains incomplete. The...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 27, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Visual impairment in stroke patients - a review - Sand KM, Midelfart A, Thomassen L, Melms A, Wilhelm H, Hoff JM.
Approximately 30% of all stroke patients suffer from post-stroke visual impairment. Hemianopia is the most common symptom, but also neglect, diplopia, reduced visual acuity, ptosis, anisocoria, and nystagmus are frequent. Partial or complete recovery of vi...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 23, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Sensing and Response Issues Source Type: news

Is impaired control of reactive stepping related to falls during inpatient stroke rehabilitation? - Mansfield A, Inness EL, Wong JS, Fraser JE, McIlroy WE.
Background. Individuals with stroke fall more often than age-matched controls. Although many focus on the multifactorial nature of falls, the fundamental problem is likely the ability for an individual to generate reactions to recover from a loss of balanc...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 31, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Visual cue training to improve walking and turning after stroke: a study protocol for a multi-centre, single blind randomised pilot trial - Hollands KL, Pelton T, Wimperis A, Whitham D, Jowett S, Sackley C, Alan W, Van Vliet P.
BACKGROUND: Visual information comprises one of the most salient sources of information used to control walking and the dependence on vision to maintain dynamic stability increases following a stroke. We hypothesize, therefore, that rehabilitation efforts ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 8, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Exertional heat stroke management strategies in United States high school football - Kerr ZY, Marshall SW, Comstock RD, Casa DJ.
BACKGROUND:The 5-year period of 2005-2009 saw more exertional heat stroke-related deaths in organized sports than any other 5-year period in the past 35 years. The risk of exertional heat stroke appears highest in football, particularly during the preseaso...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 17, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Analysis of risk factors affecting prognosis of exertional heat stroke - Zhao JJ, Zhou JJ, Hu J, Zhou FH, Kang HJ, Liu H, Pan L, Song Q.
OBJECTIVE: To determine prognostic risk factors of exertional heat stroke (EHS). METHODS: Sixty-nine patients who met the case definition of EHS at ten military hospitals from June 2002 to August 2012 were enrolled in this retrospective study. The clinical...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 1, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Lacunar stroke in a teenager after minor head trauma: Case report and literature review - Zw. MD, Dummer BW, Danielson LT, Haake BC.
Ischemic strokes in children and young adults are fortunately rare. Contrasted with adult ischemic strokes, pediatric stroke etiologies vary greatly and are often unknown. Childhood lacunar strokes and trauma-induced strokes represent particularly uncommon...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 5, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Factors affecting falls in community-dwelling individuals with stroke in Singapore after hospital discharge - Chin LF, Wang J, Ong CH, Lee WK, Kong KH.
This study aimed to investigate the factors affecting the incidence of falls among individuals with stroke living in the community one year after discharge from a rehabilitation hospital in Singapore. METHODS: A cross-sectional telephone surv...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 28, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

The Christchurch earthquake stroke incidence study - Wu TY, Cheung J, Cole D, Fink JN.
We examined the impact of major earthquakes on acute stroke admissions by a retrospective review of stroke admissions in the 6weeks following the 4 September 2010 and 22 February 2011 earthquakes. The control period was the corresponding 6weeks in the prev...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 7, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Can overestimation of walking ability increase the risk of falls in people in the subacute stage after stroke on their return home? - Morone G, Iosa M, Pratesi L, Paolucci S.
This study examined whether comparison between comfortable...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - January 24, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Prediction of driving ability in people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis using the stroke driver screening assessment - Akinwuntan AE, O'Connor C, McGonegal E, Turchi K, Smith S, Williams M, Wachtel J.
In this study, we investigated the accuracy with which the Stroke Driver Screenin...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - January 25, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Gait disturbances in stroke patients - Balaban B, Tok F.
Post-stroke hemiplegic gait is a mixture of deviations and compensatory motion dictated by residual functions; therefore, each patient must be examined and his/her unique gait pattern must be identified and documented. Quantitative 3-dimensional gait analy...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 3, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Accidental mushroom poisoning mimicking stroke. A case report and literature review - Comelli I, Lippi G, De Blasio A, Cervellin G.
We describe here a paradigmatic case of mushroom poisoning mimicking a stroke. A 64-year old male was referred to the emergency department (ED) for a car accident. He was found diaphoretic, hypotensive, bradycardic, and slightly confused at presentation. N...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 3, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Rehabilitation for improving automobile driving after stroke - George S, Crotty M, Gelinas I, Devos H.
BACKGROUND: Interventions to improve driving ability after stroke, including driving simulation and retraining visual skills, have limited evaluation of their effectiveness to guide policy and practice. OBJECTIVES: To determine whether any intervention, wi...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - March 1, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Impaired dynamic balance is associated with falling in post-stroke patients - Cho K, Lee G.
Falling is one of the most common complications of stroke. The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of falling on cognitive and physical function in post-stroke patients. Further, the predictive factors associated with independence of activi...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - March 7, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Predicting road test performance in drivers with stroke - Barco PP, Wallendorf MJ, Snellgrove CA, Ott BR, Carr DB.
We examined 72 people with stroke referred by community physicians to an academic rehabilitation c...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - March 9, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Clinical feasibility of the Nintendo Wii™ for balance training post-stroke: a phase II randomized controlled trial in an inpatient setting - Bower KJ, Clark RA, McGinley JL, Martin CL, Miller KJ.
OBJECTIVE:To investigate the feasibility and potential efficacy of the Nintendo Wii™ for balance rehabilitation after stroke.DESIGN:Phase II, single-blind, randomized controlled trial.Setting:Inpatient rehabilitation facility.Subjects:Thirty adul...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 3, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Six-month prospective study of fall risk factors identification in patients post-stroke - Jalayondeja C, Sullivan PE, Pichaiyongwongdee S.
AIM: To determine if the findings at month 1 could correctly identify stroke patients who fell in the 6 months post-stroke; and to describe the characteristics of fallers and non-fallers, and their courses of recovery. METHODS: Of 133 volunteer...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 4, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The relationship between spatiotemporal gait asymmetry and balance in individuals with chronic stroke - Lewek MD, Bradley CE, Wutzke CJ, Zinder SM.
Falls are common after stroke and often attributed to poor balance. Falls often occur during walking, suggesting that walking patterns may induce a loss of balance. Gait after stroke is frequently spatiotemporally asymmetric, which may decrease balance. Th...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 4, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Circumstances and consequences of falls among people with chronic stroke - Schmid AA, Yaggi HK, Burrus N, McClain V, Austin C, Ferguson J, Fragoso C, Sico JJ, Miech EJ, Matthias MS, Williams LS, Bravata DM.
Falls are common after stroke; however, circumstances and consequences are relatively unknown. Our objectives were to identify the differences between fallers and non-fallers among people with chronic stroke, identify the circumstances of fall events, and ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 9, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Comparison of serum lipoprotein (a) level between non-cardioembolic ischemic stroke and traumatic brain injury - Gheini MR, Jafari E, Ahmadi A, Togha M, Saidinia S, Moradi M.
BACKGROUND: Numerous studies have reported higher lipoprotein (a) levels among stroke patients than controls, but it could be due to an acute phase reaction. The aim of this study was to compare lipoprotein (a) levels between patients with ischemic stroke ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - May 23, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Gait training with real-time augmented toe-ground clearance information decreases tripping risk in older adults and a person with chronic stroke - Begg RK, Tirosh O, Said CM, Sparrow WA, Steinberg N, Levinger P, Galea MP.
Falls risk increases with ageing but is substantially higher in people with stroke. Tripping-related balance loss is the primary cause of falls, and Minimum Toe Clearance (MTC) during walking is closely linked to tripping risk. The aim of this study was to...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - May 24, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The Stroke Assessment of Fall Risk (SAFR): predictive validity in inpatient stroke rehabilitation - Breisinger TP, Skidmore ER, Niyonkuru C, Terhorst L, Campbell GB.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate relative accuracy of a newly developed Stroke Assessment of Fall Risk (SAFR) for classifying fallers and non-fallers, compared with a health system fall risk screening tool, the Fall Harm Risk Screen. DESIGN AND SETTING: Prospective ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - May 24, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Emergency department visits for heat stroke in the United States, 2009 and 2010 - Wu X, Brady JE, Rosenberg H, Li G.
Background: The effect of extreme heat on health has become a growing public health concern due to climate change. We aimed to examine the epidemiological patterns of hospital-based emergency department (ED) visits for heat stroke in the United States. ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - May 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Test-retest reliability of the GAITRite walkway system for the spatio-temporal gait parameters while dual-tasking in post-stroke patients - Cho KH, Lee HJ, Lee WH.
This study was conducted using a single-group repeated-measures design, involving a b...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 1, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Correlations between Berg balance scale and gait speed in individuals with stroke wearing ankle-foot orthoses - a pilot study - Kobayashi T, Leung AK, Akazawa Y, Hutchins SW.
PURPOSE: The Berg balance scale (BBS) is commonly used to assess balancing ability in patients with stroke. The BBS may be a good candidate for clinical assessment prior to orthotic intervention, if it correlates well with outcome measures such as gait spe...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 1, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Acute ischemic stroke in a 19 month old following minor head trauma: case report and review of the literature - Garla V, Pino E, Coulon R, Wolfer R.
We describe a nineteen month old patient who developed left hemiparesis and subsequently left facial palsy after a fall. MRI of the brain showed hypodensities in the bas...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 12, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Risk factors associated with falls in adult patients after stroke living in the community: baseline data from a stroke cohort in Brazil - Pinto EB, Nascimento C, Marinho C, Oliveira I, Monteiro M, Castro M, Myllane-Fernandes P, Ventura LM, Maso I, Lopes AA, Oliveira-Filho J.
BACKGROUND: Individuals with stroke have a high risk of falling, and their fall predictors may differ from those of other populations. PURPOSE: To estimate fall frequency and identify factors related to fall occurrence in a sample of patients with ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 13, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The effect of underwater gait training on balance ability of stroke patients - Park SW, Lee KJ, Shin DC, Shin SH, Lee MM, Song CH.
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of underwater treadmill gait training on the balance ability of stroke patients. [Subjects] Twenty-two patients with stroke were randomly assigned to an underwater treadmill group (n =11) o...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 14, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

The effects of mirror therapy on the gait of subacute stroke patients: a randomized controlled trial - Ji SG, Kim MK.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of mirror therapy on the gait of patients with subacute stroke. DESIGN: Randomized controlled experimental study. SETTING: Outpatient rehabilitation hospital. SUBJECTS: Thirty-four patients with stroke were rand...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 17, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Death by suicide and other externally caused injuries after stroke in Japan (1990-2010): the Japan Public Health Center-Based Prospective Study - Yamauchi T, Inagaki M, Yonemoto N, Iwasaki M, Inoue M, Akechi T, Iso H, Tsugane S.
OBJECTIVE: No large population-based prospective study has investigated the risks of suicide and death by other externally caused injuries (ECIs) among stroke patients. The purpose of this study was to examine whether stroke increases the risks of suicide ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 17, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Death caused by heat stroke: case report - Savic S, Pavlekic S, Alempijević D, Dragan J.
INTRODUCTION: Heat stroke is the most dangerous among numerous disorders caused by elevated environmental temperature. It is characterized by an increased body temperature of over 40 degrees C, the dysfunction of the central nervous system and the developm...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Improvement in balance using a virtual reality-based stepping exercise: a randomized controlled trial involving individuals with chronic stroke - Lloréns R, Gil-Gómez JA, Alcañiz M, Colomer C, Noé E.
OBJECTIVE: To study the clinical effectiveness and the usability of a virtual reality-based intervention compared with conventional physical therapy in the balance recovery of individuals with chronic stroke. DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial. SE...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Falls and use of assistive devices in stroke patients with hemiparesis: association with balance ability and fall efficacy - Kim O, Kim JH.
This study investigates balance ability and the fall efficacy with regard to the experiences of stroke patients with hemiparesis. METHODS: The experience of falling, the use of assistive devices, and each disease-related characteristic wer...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Feasibility and outcomes of a classical Pilates program on lower extremity strength, posture, balance, gait, and quality of life in someone with impairments due to a stroke - Shea S, Moriello G.
Pilates is a method that can potentially be used for stroke rehabilitation to address impairments in gait, balance, strength, and posture. The purpose of this case report was to document the feasibility of using Pilates and to describe outcomes of a 9-mont...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Effects of dual task on turning ability in stroke survivors and older adults - Hollands KL, Agnihotri D, Tyson SF.
This study sought to measure the effects of competing cognitive demands on the stepping patterns of stroke survivors, compare...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 8, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The effect of virtual reality and tetra-ataxiometric posturography programs on stroke patients with impaired standing balance - Song YB, Chun MH, Kim W, Lee SJ, Yi JH, Park DH.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of virtual reality (VR) and a tetra-ataxiometric posturography (Tetrax) program on stroke patients with impaired standing balance. METHODS: Thirty acute stroke patients with impaired standing balance were recrui...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 8, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Do improvements in balance relate to improvements in long-distance walking function after stroke? - Awad LN, Reisman DS, Binder-Macleod SA.
Stroke survivors identify a reduced capacity to walk farther distances as a factor limiting their engagement at home and in community. Previous observational studies have shown that measures of balance ability and balance self-efficacy are strong predictor...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 16, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Impaired reactive stepping among patients ready for discharge from inpatient stroke rehabilitation - Inness EL, Mansfield A, Lakhani B, Bayley M, McIlroy WE.
BACKGROUND & PURPOSE: Individuals with stroke are at increased risk for falls soon after hospital discharge. The ability to react to a balance perturbation, specifically with a rapid step, is critical to maintain balance and prevent falls. The purpose of t...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 21, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Selecting measures for balance and mobility to improve assessment and treatment of individuals after stroke - Kegelmeyer DA, Kloos AD, Siles AB.
Assessment of individuals with stroke using reliable and valid outcome measures is a key component of the treatment planning process. Health care professionals may have difficulty selecting balance and mobility measures given the large number of measures t...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 4, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

A cognitive-balance control training paradigm using Wii Fit to reduce fall risk in chronic stroke survivors - Subramaniam S, Wan-Ying Hui-Chan C, Bhatt T.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE:: The impaired ability to maintain balance while performing higher-level cognitive tasks (cognitive-motor interference) significantly predisposes stroke survivors to risk of falls. We investigated adherence and intervention-related e...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 11, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Intersegmental coordination of gait after hemorrhagic stroke - Chow JW, Stokic DS.
We compared gait using the planar law of intersegmental coordination between 14 hemorrhagic stroke subjects walking at a self-selected normal speed (56 ± 21 cm/s) and 15 age-matched healthy controls walking at a very slow speed (56 ± 19 cm/s). Sagi...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 20, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news