Specific aims of our research projects are:

  • Investigation of determinants of functional and spatial mobility and consequences of mobility limitation over the life course.
  • Investigation of mobility trajectories after acute health events
  • Investigation of the impact of chronic disease processes on mobility
  • Development and optimization of assessment procedures for early detection of mobility limitations, especially using mobile technologies
  • Enabling the easy use of assessment procedures by health professionals
  • Development and evaluation of activity and health programs to promote mobility in older people.