Matthew Brodie

About Matthew Brodie

NHMRC Early Career Fellow New Zealand Young Scientist of the Year (Runner Up - 2008) New Zealand Production Class Speed Skiing Champion (2004)

Older people really do have ‘jerkier’ movements

Up to one in three people over 65 fall each year (Masud & Morris, 2001) and many older people have impaired dynamic stability. However, a cause and effect relationship between gait speed, step variability, dynamic stability, and falls is complex. For example, older people may walk more slowly to compensate […]

Accelerometers used to measure head jerk.