Gyrd Thrane, Ragnar M Joakimsen and Eline Thornquist
A relationship between TUG time and history of falls in men but not in women was determined. However, the clinical relevance of this associated is limited due to the relatively small statistical significance found between the results male fallers and non-fallers as well as the inconsistent results of falls questionnaires. The conclusion of the research was the TUG may not be used as a test of fall risk in an ambulatory elderly population.
Year study was published: 2018
Mean age of participants in study: 74-89 years