Frailty and injuries in later life: the FICSIT trials. Academic Article uri icon


  • Physical frailty and fall-related injuries present two of the biggest threats to older people's functioning and quality of life. The Frailty and Injuries: Cooperative Studies of Intervention Techniques (FICSIT) trials represent a set of eight different clinical trials concerning physical frailty and injuries in later life. This report documents the history and organization of the trials and provides an overview of the measures being collected at multiple sites and the analytic strategies to be used for multi-site investigations.

published proceedings

  • J Am Geriatr Soc

altmetric score

  • 3

author list (cited authors)

  • Ory, M. G., Schechtman, K. B., Miller, J. P., Hadley, E. C., Fiatarone, M. A., Province, M. A., ... Kaplan, M.

citation count

  • 159

complete list of authors

  • Ory, MG||Schechtman, KB||Miller, JP||Hadley, EC||Fiatarone, MA||Province, MA||Arfken, CL||Morgan, D||Weiss, S||Kaplan, M

publication date

  • March 1993