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Effect of compliant flooring on fall-related hip fracture risk

Articles Class of evidence Interventions Outcomes Improve
Mackey et al., 2019 [95] 1 Compliant (low-stiffness) flooring Fall and injury risk No
Simpson et al., 2004 [96] 2 Wooden carpeted floors Fall and injury Yes
Laing and Robinovitch, 2009 [97] 2 Smart Cell (low- stiffness) Hip impact Yes
Gustavsson et al., 2018 [98] 3 Compliant (low-stiffness) flooring Fall and injury risk Yes
Wright and Laing, 2011 [99] 3 Smart Cell and SofTile Femur peak force Yes
Gustavsson et al., 2015 [100] 3 Impact absorbing flooring Fall and injury risk Yes
Phys. Ther. Korea 2021;28:1~12 https://doi.org/10.12674/ptk.2021.28.1.1
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