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      Comparison of Physical Performances with Cognitive Functions and Fear of Falls among Elderly with and without Diabetes Mellitus

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      Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal
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          Diabetes elderly may experience fear of falls, poor balance and weaker lower limb strengths. The tasks to complete in their daily activities will become very challenging. Therefore, this study aims to compare the physical and cognitive functions towards fear of falls among 80 community-dwelling elders with and without diabetes mellitus. The findings revealed that diabetes elderly would affect their cognitive functions, high risk of falls and reduced their physical activities. Conclusion, the strengths and balances components need to be included in their daily exercise regime to reduce the risk of falls as well as improves cognitive functions.

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          Journal
          Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal
          E-BPJ
          e-IPH Ltd.
          2398-4287
          October 28 2018
          November 22 2018
          : 3
          : 9
          : 46
          Article
          10.21834/e-bpj.v3i9.1536
          92373ed2-b273-4b4e-b42e-aae8945abc63
          © 2018

          This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/


          Psychology,Urban design & Planning,Urban studies,General behavioral science,Cultural studies

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