Project information

Predictive model of fall prevention in older adults

Project Identification
MUNI/IGA/1643/2020
Project Period
1/2021 - 12/2021
Investor / Pogramme / Project type
Masaryk University
MU Faculty or unit
Faculty of Sports Studies

Falling is one of the problems that threatens the health of elderly patients. Based on study of validated studies on this topic, we have defined fitness parameters that are closely related to activities of daily living (ADL). The predictive models based on measured variables will be created as a tool for assessing the physical fitness of older adults with regard to fall prevention. The models could bring innovative approach to prevention of falls in older adults.

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