Research Platform  |   August 2016
Changes in Motor Performance: Indicators of Fall Risks After Bariatric Surgery
Author Affiliations
  • Boston University
Article Information
Obesity / Basic Research
Research Platform   |   August 2016
Changes in Motor Performance: Indicators of Fall Risks After Bariatric Surgery
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505085p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-RP103C
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505085p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-RP103C
Abstract

Date Presented 4/7/2016

Obesity affects clients’ mobility and participation. This study examined differences in walking in adults with obesity before and after bariatric surgery. Occupational therapists have the expertise to create client-centered, occupation-based interventions to reduce clients’ fall risks.

Primary Author and Speaker: Simone Gill