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A Fall Risk mHealth App for Older Adults: Development and Usability Study.

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Summary of "A Fall Risk mHealth App for Older Adults: Development and Usability Study."

Falls are the leading cause of injury-related death in older adults. Due to various constraints, objective fall risk screening is seldom performed in clinical settings. Smartphones offer a high potential to provide fall risk screening for older adults in home settings. However, there is limited understanding of whether smartphone technology for falls screening is usable by older adults who present age-related changes in perceptual, cognitive, and motor capabilities.

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Name: JMIR aging
ISSN: 2561-7605
Pages: e11569

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