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GREATER REDUCTION IN WALKING SPEED AND AUTOMATICITY OBSERVED IN ADULTS AS SEVERITY OF HEARING IMPAIRMENT INCREASES

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GREATER REDUCTION IN WALKING SPEED AND AUTOMATICITY OBSERVED IN ADULTS AS SEVERITY OF HEARING IMPAIRMENT INCREASES

Presenter: Soles K

This module addresses:

Question Does walking performance differ with reference to normative

data and according to the severity of hearing impairment?

Conclusion: Adults with moderate/severe hearing impairment have a

significant reduction in walking performance. Physiotherapy assessment

and intervention services for those with hearing impairment warrant

development and evaluation.

Key Practice Points:

• Hearing impairment negatively affects walking performance

• Training walking automaticity for hearing impaired warrants investigation

• Integrated physiotherapy services within hearing clinics is indicated.

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GREATER REDUCTION IN WALKING SPEED AND AUTOMATICITY OBSERVED IN ADULTS AS SEVERITY OF HEARING IMPAIRMENT INCREASES
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