Date Presented 04/05/19
This is a prospective cohort study with 55 participants, mean age 80.82 (SD = 5.69). The aim was to examine the relationships between positive psychological factors of positive affect, optimism, and hope and physical factors six months after rehabilitation, and functional ability and participation among elderly with hip fracture. The current findings showed that optimism and hand grip strength predicted functional ability. Hope total score predicted participation in daily life situation.
Primary Author and Speaker: Orit Segev-Jacubovski
Contributing Authors: Adina Maeir, Hagit Magen