older adult signature assignment (activity demands (relevance , objects…
older adult signature assignment
"decreased range of motion and loss of spinal flexibility contribute to postural changes commonly noted in the elderly" Cronin 412. 50% loss of extensor flexibility by the age of 50 Cronin 412.
walks AOTA "during task performance, ablulteas on alevel surfaces without stuffing the feet, becoming unstable, propping or using assistive devices.
kyphosis Cronin 412 can impair an individuals ability to walk
stabilizes: people over the age of 60 start to lose their ability to balance well. Cronin 411. there are different sources that sends messages to the brain that helps the brain to establish balance with the rest of the body. but the lose of eye sight, and depleting of nerve cells int eh vestibular systems, makes it more difficult for individuals in this age group to maintain their balance.
kyphosis Cronin 412 = this can cause an impairment of balance.
social interaction skills
objects used and their porperties
sequencing and timing
required actions and performance skills
required body functions
required body structures
context and environment
Values beliefs and spirituality
gait patterns: Gat and mobility considered in relation to how they affect ability to engage in occupations in daily life activities; for example, walking patterns and impairments, asymmetric gait, stiff gait