Joana Silva's research while affiliated with Associação Fraunhofer Portugal Research and other places

Publications (4)

Article
Background: Prevention of falls among older adults has boosted the development of technological solutions, requiring testing in clinical contexts and robust studies that need prior validation of procedures and data collection tools. Objective: The objectives of our study were to test the data collection procedure, train the team, and test the us...
Preprint
BACKGROUND Prevention of falls among the elderly has boosted the development of technological solutions, requiring testing in clinical contexts and robust studies that need prior validation of procedures and data collection tools. OBJECTIVE This pre-test sought to i) test the data collection tool and its application; ii) test the application of fu...
Preprint
BACKGROUND According to the United Nations it is estimated that by 2050 the number of people aged 80 and over will triple. The increased longevity is often accompanied by structural and functional changes occurring throughout the lifespan. These changes are often aggravated by chronic comorbidities, adopted behaviours and lifestyles and environment...
Article
Background According to the United Nations, it is estimated that by 2050, the number of people aged 80 years and older will have increased by 3 times. Increased longevity is often accompanied by structural and functional changes that occur throughout an individual’s lifespan. These changes are often aggravated by chronic comorbidities, adopted beha...

Citations

... The exercise intensity is divided into four levels of ABCD, and the intensity increases gradually; The exercise frequency shall be no <3 times a week. In terms of training monitoring, physiotherapists understand the training status of older adult and adjust the content through telephone interviews and home visits (11,18,19). ...