New metrics for exploring the relationship between mobility and successful ageing

Lead Research Organisation: Northumbria University
Department Name: Fac of Health and Life Sciences

Abstract

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Title Staying mobile helps with ageing 
Description This video highlights a new study which indicates keeping active may be even more important for the elderly. Published on the CNN website on 8 December 2010. 
Type Of Art Film/Video/Animation 
Year Produced 2010 
Impact Media coverage 
URL http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/health/2010/12/08/hm.aging.mobility.cnn
 
Description Dsicovered the importance of balance for mobility.
Exploitation Route Improving balance of older adults can improve their mobility.
Sectors Healthcare

URL http://www.newdynamics.group.shef.ac.uk/
 
Description Foundation for Assistive Technology Report
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
URL http://www.fastuk.org/pagedocuments/file/S22%20Report%202009-10%20final%20v2.pdg
 
Description Assistive technology for the aged 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact TrackaPhone Exhibition - TAPEX 08 - efficiency and Safety

Led to discussions about future collaborations.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2008
URL http://www.sourceuk.net/article/12/12335/trackaphone_exhibition__tapex_08__efficiency_and_safety.htm...