A Dance App to Prevent Falls

Dance! Do not Fall is an app for Android telephones developed by Portuguese researchers to assist older folks enhance their steadiness by a straightforward dance train.

As you progress by the choreographed steps (aided by audio or video instruction), together with your smartphone strapped to your decrease again, the app gives suggestions in your accuracy, timing, stability, and “grooviness,” together with an estimate of your threat of falling. With observe, you must see your capacity scores go up and your fall threat go down.

In a small examine in Research in Well being Expertise and Informatics in 2012, customers of the app gave it a optimistic score total for enjoyable and usefulness, although different reviewers have famous some technical points. In case you are app-savvy and need to strive it, you’ll be able to be taught extra about it right here.

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