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Reducing the number of falls in older adults growing up our body experience a lot of changes as we age, our bodies develop in order to be stronger. Full-text (pdf) | falls in older people are a major concern in terms of disability, institutionalisation, mortality and socioeconomic burden an australian study. Join the national safety council today and gain access to exclusive content including training tools, webinars, awards and more have questions.
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0:02 skip to 0 minutes and 2 seconds hi everyone i’m dr chia-ching chang today i would like to talk about balance and fall prevention in older adult.
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