Presentations, abstracts and articles on the latest fall and fall related injury research.

Falls prevention research update

Professor Stephen Lord, Senior Principal Research Fellow; Centre Director, Falls Balance and Injury Research Centre, NeuRA

Balancing acts – Gaps and opportunities for falls prevention in the 2020s

Professor Keith Hill, Head of School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Faculty of Health Science, Curtin University, Perth

Evidence-based Recommendations
Cochrane Review

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Multifactorial and multiple component interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community

Hopewell S, Adedire O, Copsey BJ, Boniface GJ, Sherrington C, Clemson L, Close JCT, Lamb SE. Multifactorial and multiple component interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD012221. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012221.pub2.

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Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community

Gillespie LD, Robertson MC, Gillespie WJ, Sherrington C, Gates S, Clemson L, Lamb SE. Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD007146. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007146.pub3. 

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Interventions for preventing falls in older people in care facilities and hospitals

Cameron  ID, Dyer  SM, Panagoda  CE, Murray  GR, Hill  KD, Cumming  RG, Kerse  N. Interventions for preventing falls in older people in care facilities and hospitals. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD005465. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005465.pub4.

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Exercise for preventing falls in older people living in the community.

Sherrington  C, Fairhall  NJ, Wallbank  GK, Tiedemann  A, Michaleff  ZA, Howard  K, Clemson  L, Hopewell  S, Lamb  SE. Exercise for preventing falls in older people living in the community. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2019, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD012424. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012424.pub2.

 

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Other research papers

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Population-based interventions for the prevention of fall-related injuries in older people

McClure RJ, Turner C, Peel N, Spinks A, Eakin E, Hughes K. Population-based interventions for the prevention of fall-related injuries in older people. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2005, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD004441. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004441.pub2

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Community screening for visual impairment in older people

Clarke EL, Evans JR, Smeeth L. Community screening for visual impairment in older people. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD001054. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001054.pub3

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Exercise for acutely hospitalised older medical patients

de Morton N, Keating JL, Jeffs K. Exercise for acutely hospitalised older medical patients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD005955. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005955.pub2

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Pharmacological, psychological, and non-invasive brain stimulation interventions for treating depression after stroke

Allida S, Cox K, Hsieh C, Lang H, House A, Hackett ML. Pharmacological, psychological, and non-invasive brain stimulation interventions for treating depression after stroke. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2020, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD003437. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003437.pub4

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Progressive resistance strength training for improving physical function in older adults

Liu  CJ, Latham  NK. Progressive resistance strength training for improving physical function in older adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD002759. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002759.pub2.

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Mini-reviews

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The role of Vitamin D in falls preventio...

Esther Vance1, Jacqueline Close2 and Stephen Lord1

1Falls and Balance Research Group,

2Falls and Injury Prevention Group, Neuroscience Research Australia

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Non-slip socks and falls prevention

Dr Esther Vance, Dr Jasmine Menant and Professor Stephen Lord, Falls and Balance Research Group, NeuRA

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The effect of water based exercises on f...

Dr Esther Vance, Professor Stephen Lord, Falls and Balance Research Group, NeuRA

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Effectiveness of Tai Chi in preventing f...

Dr Esther Vance and Professor Stephen Lord, Falls and Balance Research Group, NeuRA

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Home safety interventions to prevent fal...

Dr Esther Vance, Dr Kim Delbaere, Professor Stephen Lord, NeuRA

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SafetyLit Resources

The below documents contain all abstracts for publications from the last year. These abstracts have been sourced from SafetyLit.org and include only those relevant to falls prevention.