Mobility decline in old age

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Merja Rantakokko, Minna Regina Mänty, Taina Rantanen

Mobility is important for community independence. With increasing age, underlying pathologies, genetic vulnerabilities, physiological and sensory impairments, and environmental barriers increase the risk for mobility decline. Understanding how mobility declines is paramount to finding ways to promote mobility in old age.
Original languageEnglish
JournalExercise and Sport Sciences Reviews
Volume41
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)19-25
Number of pages7
ISSN0091-6631
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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