Date Presented 4/9/2016
This study explored and found positive correlations between fear of falling (FOF) and fall precautions and negative correlations between FOF and physical activity levels self-reported among older adults (N = 113). Occupational therapists should encourage maintained activity to mitigate the negative consequences of FOF.
Primary Author and Speaker: Erika Borska
Additional Authors and Speakers: Claudia G. Peyton, Yan-hua Huang, Taryn Erickson, Mary Groves
Contributing Authors: Nick Alvarez-Hett