J C Nitz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evidence from a cohort of able bodied adults to support the need for driver training for motorized scooters before community participation
    Jennifer C Nitz
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia 4072, Queensland, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 70:276-80. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Medial-lateral postural stability in community-dwelling women over 40 years of age
    J C Nitz
    Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Clin Rehabil 17:765-7. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of a specific balance-strategy training programme for preventing falls among older people: a pilot randomised controlled trial
    Jennifer C Nitz
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia 4072, Australia
    Age Ageing 33:52-8. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Falling is not just for older women: support for pre-emptive prevention intervention before 60
    J C Nitz
    University of Queensland, Physiotherapy, Brisbane, Australia
    Climacteric 11:461-6. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Is the Wii Fit a new-generation tool for improving balance, health and well-being? A pilot study
    J C Nitz
    University of Queensland, Physiotherapy, St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia
    Climacteric 13:487-91. 2010
  6. doi request reprint A specific inpatient aquatic physiotherapy program improves strength after total hip or knee replacement surgery: a randomized controlled trial
    Ann E Rahmann
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:745-55. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Age-related changes in strength and somatosensation during midlife: rationale for targeted preventive intervention programs
    Nancy L Low Choy
    Division of Physiotherapy, SHRS, The University of Queensland, St Lucia 4072, Brisbane, Australia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1114:180-93. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Health-related predictors of falls and fractures in women over 40
    J C Nitz
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Queensland, 4072, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 24:613-21. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Positive effects of exercise on falls and fracture risk in osteopenic women
    S R Hourigan
    Division of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072 Brisbane, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 19:1077-86. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Changes in activity level in women aged 40-80 years
    J C Nitz
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    Climacteric 10:408-15. 2007

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Evidence from a cohort of able bodied adults to support the need for driver training for motorized scooters before community participation
    Jennifer C Nitz
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia 4072, Queensland, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 70:276-80. 2008
    ..This test endeavours to reduce the number of driving and pedestrian related accidents, by determining an acceptable level of driver skill and awareness...
  2. ncbi request reprint Medial-lateral postural stability in community-dwelling women over 40 years of age
    J C Nitz
    Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Clin Rehabil 17:765-7. 2003
    ..To document the change in medial-lateral balance in women aged between 40 and 80 years...
  3. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of a specific balance-strategy training programme for preventing falls among older people: a pilot randomised controlled trial
    Jennifer C Nitz
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia 4072, Australia
    Age Ageing 33:52-8. 2004
    ..older people participate in exercise programmes to reduce the risk of falls but no study has investigated a specific balance strategy training intervention presented in a workstation format for small groups...
  4. doi request reprint Falling is not just for older women: support for pre-emptive prevention intervention before 60
    J C Nitz
    University of Queensland, Physiotherapy, Brisbane, Australia
    Climacteric 11:461-6. 2008
    ..This study aimed to report falls and identify factors that might predict a fall in women aged between 40 and 80 years and thus provide evidence of earlier falls and need for morbidity preventive intervention...
  5. doi request reprint Is the Wii Fit a new-generation tool for improving balance, health and well-being? A pilot study
    J C Nitz
    University of Queensland, Physiotherapy, St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia
    Climacteric 13:487-91. 2010
    ..The Nintendo Wii Fit is a new product that is purported to improve balance, strength, flexibility, fitness and general well-being. Currently, there are no controlled trials published to support such claims...
  6. doi request reprint A specific inpatient aquatic physiotherapy program improves strength after total hip or knee replacement surgery: a randomized controlled trial
    Ann E Rahmann
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:745-55. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effect of inpatient aquatic physiotherapy in addition to usual ward physiotherapy on the recovery of strength, function, and gait speed after total hip or knee replacement surgery...
  7. ncbi request reprint Age-related changes in strength and somatosensation during midlife: rationale for targeted preventive intervention programs
    Nancy L Low Choy
    Division of Physiotherapy, SHRS, The University of Queensland, St Lucia 4072, Brisbane, Australia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1114:180-93. 2007
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  8. doi request reprint Health-related predictors of falls and fractures in women over 40
    J C Nitz
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Queensland, 4072, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 24:613-21. 2013
    ..Multiple falls were predicted by a fall history, low activity levels, more medical conditions and deficient vestibular integration. Low bone mineral density, more medical conditions and fall history predicted fractures...
  9. doi request reprint Positive effects of exercise on falls and fracture risk in osteopenic women
    S R Hourigan
    Division of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072 Brisbane, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 19:1077-86. 2008
    ..This study supports a preventative exercise approach that aims to reduce risk factors for fractures and falls, in women already at risk, through balance training and weight-bearing activity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Changes in activity level in women aged 40-80 years
    J C Nitz
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    Climacteric 10:408-15. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to report habitual physical activity levels in women and document the change in level of activity and factors affecting this change over a 5-year period...
  11. ncbi request reprint Somatosensation, circulation and stance balance in elderly dysvascular transtibial amputees
    Tammie M Quai
    Physiotherapy Department, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Clin Rehabil 19:668-76. 2005
    ..To establish the relationship between poor lower limb somatosensory and circulatory status with standing balance, falls history, age and mobility level in dysvascular transtibial amputees (TTAs)...
  12. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal physical profile assessment of skeletal muscle manifestations in myotonic dystrophy
    J C Nitz
    Department of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Clin Rehabil 13:64-73. 1999
    ..To develop an assessment that describes the skeletal muscle manifestations in myotonic dystrophy subjects and then use it to quantify the presentation of skeletal muscle disability and to show change over time...
  13. doi request reprint Clinimetric evaluation of the physical mobility scale supports clinicians and researchers in residential aged care
    Anna L Barker
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:2140-5. 2008
    ..To investigate the interrater agreement and the internal construct validity of the Physical Mobility Scale, a tool routinely used to assess mobility of people living in residential aged care...
  14. doi request reprint Sitting position affects participative interaction of immobile aged care residents: a pilot study
    J Lauren Hammer
    The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 28:12-5. 2009
    ..To determine the effect of sitting position (reclined versus upright) on the levels of participative interaction and spontaneous communication of immobile and totally dependent aged care residents...
  15. ncbi request reprint Normal values of balance tests in women aged 20-80
    Rosemary C Isles
    University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1367-72. 2004
    ..To determine normal values for four commonly used clinical functional balance tests from community-dwelling women aged 20 to 80 and to identify any significant decline due to aging...