International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-9096

+44 1300 500008

Rajna K.M

Department of Physiotherapy, Shree B. G. Patel College of Physiotherapy, Gujarat 388001, India

  • Research Article   
    Association of Social Networks with Health-Related Quality of Life and Physical Functioning in Community Dwelling Elderly Women-A Pilot Study
    Author(s): Rajna K.M*

    Background: Social network is the web of relationships that surrounds an individual and social isolation may occur when social network breaks down, stronger and closer social ties represent social resources in times of need, reduce a sense of isolation, and increase the mental and physical function of older adults. A considerable amount of evidence has consistently demonstrated the benefit of social networking for health, emotional well-being, self-esteem, identity and the perception of control. The purpose of this study is to find out the relationship of social network with quality of life, health and physical functioning (mobility and balance). Objective of the study: To estimate the relationship between social networks with health-related quality of life and physical functioning (mobility and balance). Met.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-9096.21.8.574

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