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Define a Fall
An unintentional change in position that would not occur if an otherwise fit individual
Common explanations for falling given by older adults.
1.I think i slipped.
2.I don't remember what happened
3.I was in a hurry.
4.I tripped
5.I lost my balance
Decreased visual accuity
Intrinsic or extrinsic?
Intrinsic
Delayed sensory or motor input from muscle and joint receptors
Intrinsic or extrinsic?
Intrinsic
Impaired speech comprehension and reduced selectivity
Intrinsic or extrinsic?
Intrinsic
Decline in muscle strength
Intrinsic or extrinsic?
Intrinsic
Degeneration of cartilage in both the hips and knees
Intrinsic or extrinsic?
Intrinsic
Forward lean in posture altering the body's balance
Intrinsic or extrinsic?
Intrinsic