Poster Session
Issue Date: August 2019
Published Online: August 01, 2019
Updated: April 30, 2020
Positive Psychological Factors, Functional Ability, and Participation Among Older Adults Six Months After Hip Fracture
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Clalit Health Service, Petah-Tikva, Israel
  • School of Occupational Therapy of Hadassah, Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
  • School of Occupational Therapy of Hadassah, Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
Article Information
Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Musculoskeletal Impairments / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   August 01, 2019
Positive Psychological Factors, Functional Ability, and Participation Among Older Adults Six Months After Hip Fracture
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2019, Vol. 73, 7311505152. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO5015
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2019, Vol. 73, 7311505152. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO5015
Abstract

Date Presented 04/05/19

This is a prospective cohort study with 55 participants, mean age 80.82 (SD = 5.69). The aim was to examine the relationships between positive psychological factors of positive affect, optimism, and hope and physical factors six months after rehabilitation, and functional ability and participation among elderly with hip fracture. The current findings showed that optimism and hand grip strength predicted functional ability. Hope total score predicted participation in daily life situation.

Primary Author and Speaker: Orit Segev-Jacubovski

Contributing Authors: Adina Maeir, Hagit Magen