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Special Issue

Mobility and Aging: Falls Prevention Among the Elderly

Submission Deadline: September 30, 2019 (Open)               Submit Now

Guest Editor

Ray Marks
Adjunct Professor, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, USA; School of Health & Professional Studies, York College, City University of New York, New York, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: https://www.tc.columbia.edu/faculty/rm226/; https://www.linkedin.com/in/ray-marks-a5856b2a
Research Interests: Osteoporosis; osteoarthritis; knee osteoarthritis; falls prevention; depression; aging

About This Topic

Falls and their consequences continue to pose a major public health concern owing to their widespread occurrence and deleterious impact. This special edition is designed to encompass and document health research literature detailing the various falls prevention programs that exist or should be developed for older adults at high risk for falls. Research and review articles related to the community or nursing home settings are invited. Articles that employ a holistic approach are especially encouraged.