Fall accident is a significant problem associated with our society both in terms of economic losses and human suffering . In 2016, more than 800,000 people were hospitalized and over 33,000 deaths resulted from falling. Health costs associated with falling in 2016 yielded at 33% of total medical expenses in the US- mounting to approximately $31 billion per year. As such, it is imperative to find intervention strategies to mitigate deaths and injuries associated with fall accidents.
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- Masters Thesis Biomedical Engineering 2017