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Preventing Stairway Falls for Older Adults - research highlighted on InformeDesign

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InformeDesign.org has published condensed research findings from a study into whether adding light and/or an auditory signal to a stairway altered older adults walking patterns, thereby decreasing the likelihood of falling. The full article was published in 2009 via the journal of Applied Ergonmics (Elsevier).

Click here to read the article on InformeDesign, or access the full research article via Elsevier here/ DOI: 10.1016/j.apergo.2008.11.012.

Author(s): B. J. Kim, Department of Engineering, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Article Title: Prevention of Falls During Stairway Descent in Older Adults

Publisher: Elsevier

Publication: Applied Ergonomics

Publication Type: Refereed Journal

Date of Publication: 2009

ISSN: 0003-6870

Volume: 40

Issue: 3

Pages: 348-352

 


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