Functional capacity and risk of fall in institutionalized elderly

Eugénia Mendes, André Novo, Leonel Preto & Ana Azevedo
Objective: The normal aging process involves a loss of functional capacity, more or less significant, caused by the deterioration of physiological systems. The decline in functional capacity, particularly at physical fitness, that involves reducing the levels of muscle strength, gait and static balance[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]