Daina L Sturnieks

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physiological risk factors for falls in older people with lower limb arthritis
    Daina L Sturnieks
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
    J Rheumatol 31:2272-9. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Sensorimotor and neuropsychological correlates of force perturbations that induce stepping in older adults
    Daina L Sturnieks
    Neuroscience Research Australia and the University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Gait Posture 36:356-60. 2012
  3. pmc Force-controlled balance perturbations associated with falls in older people: a prospective cohort study
    Daina L Sturnieks
    Neuroscience Research Australia and University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e70981. 2013
  4. doi request reprint High arterial pulse wave velocity is a risk factor for falls in community-dwelling older people
    Alfred K W Wong
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:1534-9. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Angiotensin system-blocking medications are associated with fewer falls over 12 months in community-dwelling older people
    Alfred K W Wong
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:776-81. 2013
  6. pmc Concern about falls elicits changes in gait parameters in conditions of postural threat in older people
    Kim Delbaere
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Randwick, 2031 NSW, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:237-42. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of spatial and nonspatial memory tasks on choice stepping reaction time in older people
    Daina L Sturnieks
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:1063-8. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Exercise for falls prevention in older people: assessing the knowledge of exercise science students
    Daina L Sturnieks
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 13:59-64. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Adiposity estimated using dual energy X-ray absorptiometry and body mass index and its association with cognition in elderly adults
    Evelyn Smith
    Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:2311-8. 2014
  10. pmc Visuospatial tasks affect locomotor control more than nonspatial tasks in older people
    Jasmine C Menant
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, Sydney, Australia Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e109802. 2014

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Physiological risk factors for falls in older people with lower limb arthritis
    Daina L Sturnieks
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
    J Rheumatol 31:2272-9. 2004
    ..To investigate physiological risk factors for falls in people with self-reported lower limb arthritis...
  2. doi request reprint Sensorimotor and neuropsychological correlates of force perturbations that induce stepping in older adults
    Daina L Sturnieks
    Neuroscience Research Australia and the University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Gait Posture 36:356-60. 2012
    ..These results suggest that balance, strength and agility training, in addition to cognitive exercises may enhance the ability to withstand unexpected balance perturbations and reduce the risk of falls in older people...
  3. pmc Force-controlled balance perturbations associated with falls in older people: a prospective cohort study
    Daina L Sturnieks
    Neuroscience Research Australia and University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e70981. 2013
    ..Perturbations in the posterior direction best discriminated between future fallers and non-fallers...
  4. doi request reprint High arterial pulse wave velocity is a risk factor for falls in community-dwelling older people
    Alfred K W Wong
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:1534-9. 2014
    ..To examine whether arterial stiffness is a risk factor for falls in community-dwelling older people...
  5. doi request reprint Angiotensin system-blocking medications are associated with fewer falls over 12 months in community-dwelling older people
    Alfred K W Wong
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:776-81. 2013
    ..To investigate relationships between the use of cardiovascular medications, including angiotensin system-blocking medications (ASBMs), orthostatic hypotension (OH), fall risk, and falls in community-dwelling older people...
  6. pmc Concern about falls elicits changes in gait parameters in conditions of postural threat in older people
    Kim Delbaere
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Randwick, 2031 NSW, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:237-42. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effects of concern about falling and physiological falls risk on gait performance using a paradigm in which concern about falling was experimentally induced...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of spatial and nonspatial memory tasks on choice stepping reaction time in older people
    Daina L Sturnieks
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:1063-8. 2008
    ..In this study, we compared the effects of carefully matched visuospatial (VS) and nonspatial (NS) secondary tasks on choice stepping reaction time (CSRT)...
  8. doi request reprint Exercise for falls prevention in older people: assessing the knowledge of exercise science students
    Daina L Sturnieks
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 13:59-64. 2010
    ..There is a clear need for the development and widespread delivery of an evidence-based "exercise for falls prevention" curriculum module for exercise professionals...
  9. doi request reprint Adiposity estimated using dual energy X-ray absorptiometry and body mass index and its association with cognition in elderly adults
    Evelyn Smith
    Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:2311-8. 2014
    ..To determine whether obesity, estimated according to body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, and body fat and abdominal fat assessed using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA), was associated with cognitive performance...
  10. pmc Visuospatial tasks affect locomotor control more than nonspatial tasks in older people
    Jasmine C Menant
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Neuroscience Research Australia, Sydney, Australia Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e109802. 2014
    ..This study examined the effects of a visuospatial cognitive task versus a nonspatial cognitive task on gait speed, smoothness and variability in older people, while controlling for task difficulty...
  11. doi request reprint Validity and reliability of assessment tools for measuring unsupported sitting in people with a spinal cord injury
    Claire L Boswell-Ruys
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of New South Wales, Randwick, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1571-7. 2009
    ..To develop simple tests to assess the abilities of people with spinal cord injury (SCI) to sit unsupported and to assess the construct validity and test-retest reliability of these tests...