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Central Sydney Tai Chi Trial: Methodology Volume 13 Issue 1-2

Alexander Voukelatos, Andrew Metcalfe

New South Wales Public Health Bulletin 13(2) 19 - 19 Published: 2002

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Alexander Voukelatos

Andrew Metcalfe


Falls are a significant health risk for older people, and can result in fractures that, with increasing age, can lead to medical and social complications, which can further result in a decrease in quality of life. In NSW, demand on health resources due to injuries resulting from falls in older people is increasing.