We asked – how good is your balance? Would you like to know your Falls Risk Score?
We asked for older adults to participate in this study looking at how vision influences posture and balance.
The aims of this study was to determine:
The study involved an assessment with a series of interesting tests evaluating your vision, strength, reaction time, sensation, balance and mobility.
All procedures are safe and are routinely used in clinical and research settings.
Study participants received an assessment report on their balance with recommendations for minimising the risk of falling.
The study was completed over a 2 hour session at Neuroscience Research Australia in Randwick, NSW.
The prevalence of dementia in Australia is on the rise, meaning it’s never been more important to future-proof your brain. By 2050, it’s estimated that almost one million Australians will be affected by dementia. Professor Kaarin Anstey, Senior Principal Research Scientist at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) says this sobering statistic is a stark reminder that we all need to […]