Journal article

The Instrumented Sit-to-Stand Test (iSTS) Has Greater Clinical Relevance than the Manually Recorded Sit-to-Stand Test in Older Adults

Rob C van Lummel, Stefan Walgaard, Andrea B Maier, Erik Ainsworth, Peter J Beek, Jaap H van Dieen

PLOS ONE | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2016

Grants

Awarded by Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO TOP NIG grant)


Awarded by Innovation Fund of Agis/Achmea (Innovatiefonds grant)


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by a grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO TOP NIG grant 91209021) for the development of a novel instrument to support fall prevention in extramural care, as well as a grant from the Innovation Fund of Agis/Achmea (Innovatiefonds grant 499256), a Dutch health insurance company. The aim was to develop a fall prevention program for inhabitants of a care home and the community. These funding organizations had no involvement with the contents of the study.