functional mobility


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functional mobility

The ability to move from one place to another to complete an activity or task.
See also: mobility
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Their experiences are shared each day by millions of people representing almost 20 percent of American families, and their particular situations simply illustrate the broader set of problems arising from the fact that functional mobility levels vary among people (5) They also illustrate the fact that many communities are doing a less than ideal job of planning for inclusive design.
According to the results analyzed within the evaluation of the global functional mobility coefficient (table no.
Dana Santas is the creator of Radius Yoga and director of Radius Yoga Conditioning, an international yoga-based, functional mobility training business designed to empower people to move, breathe and focus better within the context of their lives.
Effects of long-term resistance training and simultaneous electro-stimulation on muscle strength and functional mobility in multiple sclerosis.
Functional mobility was then assessed as the participants completed three consecutive Timed-Up-And-Go (TUG) tests.
Functional mobility was assessed daily thereafter during PT treatment sessions as tolerated by the patient.
Scott V, Votova K, Scanlan A, Close J (2007) Multifactorial and functional mobility assessment tools for fall risk among older adults in community, home-support, long-term and acute care settings.
The L Test of Functional Mobility (LTEST) is a variant of the timed up and go test but was designed to be more relevant for lower-limb prosthesis users.
Also, anemia has been found to impede functional mobility early after surgery for hip fracture, (10) and thus, Hb levels were monitored throughout the hospital stay.
If prolonged, this can hinder the healing process and lead to reduced functional mobility (Man, et al.
Functional mobility, body mass index (BMI) and emotional status also contributed to explain variance.

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