The latest research updates, best practice recommendations, landmark papers and network mini-reviews.
Technologies for fall prevention
Dr Kim van Schooten, Postdoctoral Fellow, Falls Balance and Injury Research Centre, NeuRA
Older men and falls
Associate Professor Vasi Naganathan, Consultant Geriatrician, Concord Hospital, Centre for Education and Research on Ageing, The University of Sydney
Does a fall prevention educational program improve knowledge and change exercise prescribing behaviour in health and exercise professionals? A randomised controlled trial.
A/Prof Anne Tiedemann, NHMRC Careers Development Fellow, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney
Understanding the effects of fatigue on balance, gait and falls risk in older people
Dr Daina Sturnieks, Research Fellow, Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre, NeuRA
Use and perceptions of activity monitors and health coaching in community dwelling seniors
Ms Catherine Kirkham, Research Physiotherapist, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney
Communicating healthy ageing messages to older people- what do older people value?
Ms Carolyn Loton and Ms Claire Dyson, Juntos Marketing, Sydney
The association between past falls, self-rated balance and fear of falling and the setting of balance-related goals among community dwelling older people
Ms Juliana Souza de Oliveira, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney
Falls before and after cataract surgery: a prospective cohort study
Dr Anna Palagyi, Research Fellow, The George institute for Global Health
THE iSOLVE PROJECT Establishing pathways and processes to implement and sustain evidence-based fall prevention in primary care
Professor Lindy Clemson, NHMRC Career Development Research fellow, Team Leader of Ageing, Participation and Safety Research Team, The University of Sydney