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dc.contributor.authorMansouri, N.en
dc.contributor.authorGoher, Khaleden
dc.date.accessioned2017-06-08T22:22:30Z
dc.date.available2016-10-29en
dc.date.issued2016-12en
dc.date.submitted2016-08-30en
dc.identifier.citationMansouri, N., & Goher, K. (2016). Walking aids for older adults: review of end-user needs. Asian Social Science, 12(12), 109-119. doi:10.5539/ass.v12n12p109en
dc.identifier.issn1911-2017en
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10182/8153
dc.description.abstractAged population of senior citizens is growing noticeably at different regions in the world. Consequently, there are great numbers of demands for healthcare services. One of the services is assistive walking devices which have important role in mobility, stability, walking, and independency of older adults. Although various type of walking devices are available for older adults, yet fall incidents with severe injuries take place. Therefore, it is critical to analyze fall incidents, find out fall factors, and assess walking devices to minimize fall. This paper mainly focuses on risk factors of fall, considerable role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in walking devices, and also analyzes fall incidents with the purpose of understanding how fall incidents take place. This paper assists to have a clear understanding about fall incidents and its associated injuries.en
dc.format.extent109-119en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherCanadian Center of Science and Education (CCSE)en
dc.relationThe original publication is available from - Canadian Center of Science and Education (CCSE) - https://doi.org/10.5539/ass.v12n12p109en
dc.relation.urihttps://doi.org/10.5539/ass.v12n12p109en
dc.rights© Copyright for this article is retained by the author(s), with first publication rights granted to the journal. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).en
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/en
dc.subjectassistive walking deviceen
dc.subjectelderly needs assessmenten
dc.subjectinformation and communication technologyen
dc.subjectfall incidenten
dc.subjectfalling factorsen
dc.subjectanalysis of fall incidenten
dc.subjectassessment of assistive walking deviceen
dc.titleWalking aids for older adults: review of end-user needsen
dc.typeJournal Article
lu.contributor.unitLincoln Universityen
lu.contributor.unitFaculty of Environment, Society and Designen
lu.contributor.unitDepartment of Environmental Managementen
dc.identifier.doi10.5539/ass.v12n12p109en
dc.subject.anzsrc111001 Aged Care Nursingen
dc.subject.anzsrc111702 Aged Health Careen
dc.subject.anzsrc111703 Care For Disableden
dc.subject.anzsrc170102 Developmental Psychology and Ageingen
dc.subject.anzsrcMD Multidisciplinaryen
dc.relation.isPartOfAsian Social Scienceen
pubs.issue12en
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pubs.organisational-group/LU/Faculty of Environment, Society and Design
pubs.organisational-group/LU/Faculty of Environment, Society and Design/DEM
pubs.publication-statusPublished onlineen
pubs.volume12en
dc.identifier.eissn1911-2025en
dc.rights.licenceAttributionen
lu.identifier.orcid0000-0003-2332-3876


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