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mo·bil·i·ty

 (mō-bĭl′ĭ-tē)
n.
1. The quality or state of being mobile.
2. The movement of people, as from one social group, class, or level to another: upward mobility.

mobility

(məʊˈbɪlɪtɪ)
n
1. (Physiology) the ability to move physically: a knee operation has restricted his mobility; mobility is part of physical education.
2. (Sociology) sociol (of individuals or social groups) movement within or between classes and occupations. See also vertical mobility, horizontal mobility
3. (Social Welfare) time that a resident of a secure unit is allowed to spend outside the unit, as preparation for an eventual return to society
4. (Law) time that a resident of a secure unit is allowed to spend outside the unit, as preparation for an eventual return to society

mo•bil•i•ty

(moʊˈbɪl ɪ ti)

n.
1. the quality of being mobile.
2. the movement of individuals or groups from place to place, job to job, or one social or economic level to another.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin]

mobility

A quality or capability of military forces which permits them to move from place to place while retaining the ability to fulfill their primary mission.

Mobility

 the populace; the great unwashed—Slang Dictionary, 1874.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mobility - the quality of moving freelymobility - the quality of moving freely  
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
locomotion, motive power, motivity - the power or ability to move
motility - ability to move spontaneously and independently
movability, movableness - the quality of being movable; capable of being moved or rearranged
maneuverability, manoeuvrability - the quality of being maneuverable
manipulability - the quality of being controllable by skilled movements of the hands
restlessness - the quality of being ceaselessly moving or active; "the restlessness of the wind"
immobility - the quality of not moving

mobility

noun
1. ability to move, motility, movability, moveableness people with mobility difficulties
2. movement, climbing, progression, upward movement no chance of social mobility
Translations
حَرَكِيَّه، قابِلِيَّة الحَرَكهَ
pohyblivost
bevægelighedmobilitet
liikkuvuus
mozgathatóságmozgékonyság
hreyfanleiki
hareket yeteneği

mobility

[məʊˈbɪlɪtɪ]
A. N [of person, joint, society] → movilidad f; [of face, features] → expresividad f
mobility of labourmovilidad f de la mano de obra
social mobilitymovilidad f social
B. CPD mobility allowance N (Brit) subsidio que reciben ciertos minusválidos para cubrir sus gastos de desplazamiento
see also upward A

mobility

[məʊˈbɪlɪti] n
(= ability to move) [patient, old person] → mobilité f; [child] → mobilité f
[joint] → mobilité f
(= ability to travel) → mobilité f
With the car, people achieved a mobility never before imagined → Avec la voiture, les gens ont acquis une mobilité inimaginable auparavant.
[labour force, population] → mobilité f social mobility, upward mobilitymobility allowance nallocation f de transport (pour handicapés)

mobility

n (of person)Beweglichkeit f; (of mind also)Wendigkeit f; (of features, face etc also)Lebhaftigkeit f; (of work force, Sociol) → Mobilität f; a car gives you mobilityein Auto macht Sie beweglicher

mobility

[məʊˈbɪlɪtɪ] nmobilità f inv; (of applicant) → disponibilità f inv a viaggiare

mobile

(ˈmoubail) adjective
1. able to move. The van supplying country districts with library books is called a mobile library; The old lady is no longer mobile – she has to stay in bed all day.
2. able to move or be moved quickly or easily. Most of the furniture is very light and mobile.
3. (of someone's features or face) changing easily in expression.
moˈbility (-ˈbi-) noun
ˈmobilize, ˈmobilise (-bi-) verb
to make (especially troops, an army etc), or become, ready for use or action.
ˌmobiliˈzation, ˌmobiliˈsation (-bi-) noun
mobile phone (also mobile) see cellular phone.

mo·bil·i·ty

n. movilidad.

mobility

n movilidad f
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They were divided into a muscular performance feedback group (MPG) or a functional mobility feedback group (FMG) by their residential area (the two groups were from two separate communities within the same city).
The 6MWT has also been used as a measure of functional mobility in various clinical populations, including stroke [25], traumatic brain injury [26], and mobility impairment [27].
Gait speed is a cost-effective, time efficient measure of functional mobility, (1) requires only minutes to determine, and provides insight into a patient's overall health status (2) based upon established normative (3) and predictive values.
TUG assesses functional mobility and claims to predict those at risk of falls if their timing is greater than 14.7 sec [20].
There is a high probability that balance deficits are present and if not addressed could potentially impact the patient's functional mobility.
Patients classified as ASIA A/B were significantly more likely to be wheelchair dependent (Salvador de la Barrera et al 2001) and very few people with this level of disability achieved functional mobility (Dobkin et al 2007).
Currently therapy sessions focus primarily on functional mobility and endurance with the limited use of objective measurements.
* The resident is no longer considered "at high risk for falls" by demonstrating an increase in functional mobility status, balance and/or safety awareness that has been documented in therapy records.
Current measures of functional mobility in the amputee population share the same limitation; they have not been validated with BLLA primarily because a cohort with capabilities at higher functional levels is very difficult to recruit.
The physical therapy evaluation began with a systems review including range of motion, strength and functional mobility. Physical therapy interventions began with ROM/strengthening, progressing to bed mobility activities, transfers and gait training as able.
Materials/Methods: One of the most common patient impairments addressed in the acute care setting is decreased functional mobility resulting in the inability to participate in regular activity, decreased ability to perform activities of daily living, and possible physiological instability.
Functional mobility such as transfers, wheelchair propulsion, gait, and hand function is reviewed in the next section.

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