Assessment of core and lower limb muscles for static/dynamic balance in the older people: An ultrasonographic study


ÖZKAL Ö., KARA M., TOPUZ S., KAYMAK B., Baki A., ÖZÇAKAR L.

AGE AND AGEING, vol.48, no.6, pp.881-887, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/ageing/afz079
  • Journal Name: AGE AND AGEING
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.881-887
  • Keywords: diaphragm, limits of stability, postural sway, ultrasound, sarcopenia, older people, POSTURAL BALANCE, ADULTS, FALLS, AGE, THICKNESS, VALUES, BODY, RISK

Abstract

Background: sufficient research has not been conducted to determine the role of core and lower limb muscles in providing balance in older people.