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Is the Timed Up and Go test a useful predictor of risk of falls in community dwelling older adults: a systematic review and meta- analysis

  • Emma Barry1,
  • Rose Galvin1Email author,
  • Claire Keogh1,
  • Frances Horgan1 and
  • Tom Fahey1
Contributed equally
BMC Geriatrics201414:14

Received: 27 August 2013

Accepted: 27 January 2014

Published: 1 February 2014

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Original Submission
27 Aug 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
27 Sep 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Yuki Soma
22 Oct 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Nancye May Peel
28 Nov 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Doungkamol Sindhusake
16 Jan 2014 Author responded Author comments - Rose Galvin
Resubmission - Version 2
16 Jan 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
27 Jan 2014 Editorially accepted
1 Feb 2014 Article published 10.1186/1471-2318-14-14

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Authors’ Affiliations

HRB Centre for Primary Care research, Department of General Practice, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin 2, Ireland