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Impact of COVID-19 on physical activity, deconditioning and falls in older adults

 

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Impact of COVID-19 on physical activity, deconditioning and falls in older adults

This report looks at how the wider impacts of COVID-19 have affected older people (65 years and over), with a focus upon deconditioning and falls.

Estimates of these impacts on physical activity levels and rates of falls in older people are provided. The report also summarises recommendations aimed at mitigating these impacts and to improve older adult mental and physical health. The technical appendix provides detailed information on the methods that have been used in the study.