Hood, Victoria and Nicol, Alexander (2005) Biomechanics of stair descent in older adults. In: 20th Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, 2005-07-31 - 2005-08-05.
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Negotiating stairs is one of the most difficult activities of daily living faced by older adults. Many researchers have studied the cardiovascular and musculoskeletal demands of stair ascent but there is little research on the biomechanics of stair descent. The purpose of this study was to investigate the biomechanics of stair descent in older adults.
|Item type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Other)|
|Keywords:||biomechanics , stair descent, elderly, kistler forceplate, joint kinetics, kinematics, Bioengineering|
|Subjects:||Technology > Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > Bioengineering|
|Department:||Faculty of Engineering > Bioengineering|
|Depositing user:||Pure Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||12 May 2011 14:07|
|Last modified:||07 Jun 2016 20:03|