Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Overweight & Obesity

Current BMI tests underestimate obesity in teens with disabilities

New approaches, based on body mass index (BMI) or other simple measures, are needed to improve assessment of obesity in adolescents with physical disabilities, reports a paper in the American Journal of Physical Medicine ...

Health

Study shows vibrating insoles could reduce falls among seniors

Findings published in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation show that imperceptible vibratory stimulation applied to the soles of the feet improved balance by reducing postural sway and gait variability in ...

Other

Virtual sailing simulator shows key role of recreation

Researchers at the Kennedy Krieger Institute announced today the results of a pilot study demonstrating use of a virtual therapeutic sailing simulator as an important part of rehabilitation following a spinal cord injury ...

Health

Mobility limitation due to a lack of balance confidence

A fall and subsequent injury decreases a person's balance confidence and increases his or her fear of falling. People aged over 60 years who had sustained a hip fracture and had a lower sense of balance confidence, also experienced ...

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