AAR  Vol.3 No.5 , November 2014
Diagnosis of the Physical Area of Community-Dwelling Adults
ABSTRACT
A situational analysis of aspects related to the physical area of elderly residents of permanent stay of the city of Chihuahua was performed. Participating in the study 51 subjects, 30 women and 21 men, Tinetti and trunk flexion EUROFIT scales were applied to assess fall risk and range of motion. The poor results in balance, gait and range of motion can be stated that most of them are in serious risk of falling. The results obtained show the urgency of starting a physical activation program that emphasizes directly in recovery mobile independence so that enable seniors asylees enhance your ability to perform activities of daily life and reduce the burden on their caregivers.

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Rodríguez-Villalobos, J. , Contreras, M. , Blanco Ornelas, J. , Cuadras, G. and Gibbs Celis, C. (2014) Diagnosis of the Physical Area of Community-Dwelling Adults. Advances in Aging Research, 3, 388-393. doi: 10.4236/aar.2014.35049.
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