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Mobility Study in Older Canadians-FR

Author: myUNB News

Posted on May 23, 2018

Category: News and Notices

Are you 65 years or older and interested in knowing more about your mobility level? Join us at Andrew & Marjorie McCain Human Performance Laboratory, on the Fredericton campus as we use wearable technology to examine the changes in movement of older adults during daily living for better prediction of health care transitions.

Mobility is considered an important indicator of quality of life, yet we know little about mobility in older Canadians. This research aims to increase our understanding of mobility impairments in older adults through wearable sensors. The information generated from this study may bring great information and benefits to the community, private care centers, hospitals, and provincial and federal governments in Canada.

If you are 65 years of age or older, able to walk independently, and can wear a sensor around your waist for one week, you are eligible to participate in this study. Interested participants should contact  the Human Performance Lab (HPL) (Ph: 506-453-4922, 506-453-4912, email: mobilitystudy2018@gmail.com).

This study has been approved by the UNB Research Ethics Board (REB 2017-029). 

 

Article Contact Information

Contact: Human Performance Lab

Email Address: mobilitystudy2018@gmail.com