Social inequality in dynamic balance performance in an early old age Spanish population: The role of health and life style associated factors

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Social inequality in dynamic balance performance in an early old age Spanish population: The role of health and life style associated factors. / Rodriguez Lopez, Santiago; Nilsson, Charlotte Juul; Lund, Rikke; Montero, P; Fernandez-Ballesteros, R; Avlund, Kirsten.

In: Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Vol. 54, No. 2, 03.2012, p. 139-145.

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Rodriguez Lopez, S, Nilsson, CJ, Lund, R, Montero, P, Fernandez-Ballesteros, R & Avlund, K 2012, 'Social inequality in dynamic balance performance in an early old age Spanish population: The role of health and life style associated factors', Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, vol. 54, no. 2, pp. 139-145. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2011.11.004

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Rodriguez Lopez, S., Nilsson, C. J., Lund, R., Montero, P., Fernandez-Ballesteros, R., & Avlund, K. (2012). Social inequality in dynamic balance performance in an early old age Spanish population: The role of health and life style associated factors. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 54(2), 139-145. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2011.11.004

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Rodriguez Lopez S, Nilsson CJ, Lund R, Montero P, Fernandez-Ballesteros R, Avlund K. Social inequality in dynamic balance performance in an early old age Spanish population: The role of health and life style associated factors. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 2012 Mar;54(2):139-145. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2011.11.004

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Rodriguez Lopez, Santiago ; Nilsson, Charlotte Juul ; Lund, Rikke ; Montero, P ; Fernandez-Ballesteros, R ; Avlund, Kirsten. / Social inequality in dynamic balance performance in an early old age Spanish population: The role of health and life style associated factors. In: Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 2012 ; Vol. 54, No. 2. pp. 139-145.

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