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.
by- Dr Kylie Radford and Prof Tony Broe AM Research lead by Prof Tony Broe and Dr Kylie Radford has highlighted the high prevalence of dementia, particularly Alzheimer’s disease, in Aboriginal communities. We are now working towards understanding the causes of cognitive decline and dementia, building capacity in dementia care and supporting Aboriginal family carers, and developing culturally appropriate strategies to promote […]