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MOBILE APPLICATION REMOVES SOCIETAL BARRIERS TO P4 MEDICINE

J.-P. Michel

J Frailty Aging 2017;6(4):216-218

The overlap between one innovative paradigm (P4 medicine: predictive, personalized, participatory and preventive) and another (a new definition of “Healthy ageing”) is fertile ground for new technologies; a new mobile application (app) that could broaden our scientific knowledge of the ageing process and help us to better analyse the impact of possible interventions in slowing the ageing decline. A novel mobile application is here presented as a game including questions and tests will allow in 10 minutes the assessment of the following domains: robustness, flexibility (lower muscle strength), balance, mental and memory complaints, semantic memory and visual retention. This game is completed by specific measurements, which could allow establishing precise information on functional and cognitive abilities. A global evaluation precedes advice and different types of exercises. The repetition of the tests and measures will allow a long follow up of the individual performances which could be shared (on specific request) with family members and general practitioners.

CITATION:
J.-P. Michel ; (2017): Mobile application removes societal barriers to P4 medicine. The Journal of Frailty and Aging (JFA). http://dx.doi.org/10.14283/jfa.2017.43

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