Lora Giangregorio

Summary

Affiliation: University of Waterloo
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Too Fit To Fracture: a consensus on future research priorities in osteoporosis and exercise
    L M Giangregorio
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave W, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 25:1465-72. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Fragility fractures and the osteoporosis care gap: an international phenomenon
    L Giangregorio
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada and Adjunct Scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Canada
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 35:293-305. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Reduced loading due to spinal-cord injury at birth results in "slender" bones: a case study
    L M Giangregorio
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave W, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 18:117-20. 2007
  4. pmc Bone loss and muscle atrophy in spinal cord injury: epidemiology, fracture prediction, and rehabilitation strategies
    Lora Giangregorio
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    J Spinal Cord Med 29:489-500. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Osteoporosis risk perceptions among patients who have sustained a fragility fracture
    Lora Giangregorio
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 74:213-20. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Feasibility study of walking for exercise in individuals living in assisted living settings
    Jenna A Johnson
    1Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada 2Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 3Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada 4Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada 5Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Geriatr Phys Ther 36:175-81. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Measuring apparent trabecular structure with pQCT: a comparison with HR-pQCT
    Deena Lala
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada Toronto Rehabilitation Institute University Health Network, Lyndhurst Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Clin Densitom 17:47-53. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Measuring apparent trabecular density and bone structure using peripheral quantitative computed tomography at the tibia: precision in participants with and without spinal cord injury
    Lora Giangregorio
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
    J Clin Densitom 16:139-46. 2013
  9. pmc A randomized trial of functional electrical stimulation for walking in incomplete spinal cord injury: effects on body composition
    Lora Giangregorio
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    J Spinal Cord Med 35:351-60. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Mechanical stimuli and bone health: what is the evidence?
    Angela M Cheung
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 24:561-6. 2012

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Too Fit To Fracture: a consensus on future research priorities in osteoporosis and exercise
    L M Giangregorio
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave W, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 25:1465-72. 2014
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  2. ncbi request reprint Fragility fractures and the osteoporosis care gap: an international phenomenon
    L Giangregorio
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada and Adjunct Scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Canada
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 35:293-305. 2006
    ..To describe practice patterns in the management of osteoporosis after fragility fracture...
  3. ncbi request reprint Reduced loading due to spinal-cord injury at birth results in "slender" bones: a case study
    L M Giangregorio
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave W, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 18:117-20. 2007
    ....
  4. pmc Bone loss and muscle atrophy in spinal cord injury: epidemiology, fracture prediction, and rehabilitation strategies
    Lora Giangregorio
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    J Spinal Cord Med 29:489-500. 2006
    ..Future research should carefully consider the study design, skeletal measurement sites, and the measurement techniques used in order to facilitate sound conclusions...
  5. doi request reprint Osteoporosis risk perceptions among patients who have sustained a fragility fracture
    Lora Giangregorio
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 74:213-20. 2009
    ..To explore the perceptions of patients who have sustained a fragility fracture regarding their future fracture risk and the beliefs underlying their perceptions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Feasibility study of walking for exercise in individuals living in assisted living settings
    Jenna A Johnson
    1Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada 2Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 3Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada 4Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada 5Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Geriatr Phys Ther 36:175-81. 2013
    ..Secondary objectives were to determine whether older adults could achieve the frequency, intensity, and duration of aerobic exercise recommended by the American College of Sports Medicine...
  7. doi request reprint Measuring apparent trabecular structure with pQCT: a comparison with HR-pQCT
    Deena Lala
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada Toronto Rehabilitation Institute University Health Network, Lyndhurst Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Clin Densitom 17:47-53. 2014
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Measuring apparent trabecular density and bone structure using peripheral quantitative computed tomography at the tibia: precision in participants with and without spinal cord injury
    Lora Giangregorio
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
    J Clin Densitom 16:139-46. 2013
    ..RMSCVs for some apparent trabecular structure variables were comparable to that of standard variables. The RMSCV for others may necessitate larger studies to detect between-group differences...
  9. pmc A randomized trial of functional electrical stimulation for walking in incomplete spinal cord injury: effects on body composition
    Lora Giangregorio
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    J Spinal Cord Med 35:351-60. 2012
    ..To evaluate the effects of functional electrical stimulation (FES)-assisted walking on body composition, compared to a non-FES exercise program in individuals with a spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  10. doi request reprint Mechanical stimuli and bone health: what is the evidence?
    Angela M Cheung
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 24:561-6. 2012
    ..Here, we review the new studies published in the past year or two that advance our knowledge of the effect of mechanical stimuli on bone health...
  11. doi request reprint The role of noninferiority designs in clinical research
    Lora Giangregorio
    Kinesiology and the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
    Transfusion 48:1050-2. 2008
  12. pmc A tutorial on sensitivity analyses in clinical trials: the what, why, when and how
    Lehana Thabane
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:92. 2013
    ..The current paper is the second in a series of tutorial-type manuscripts intended to discuss and clarify aspects related to key methodological issues in the design and analysis of clinical trials...
  13. doi request reprint Comparison of cortical bone measurements between pQCT and HR-pQCT
    Deena Lala
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Densitom 15:275-81. 2012
    ..Measurement variability between the imaging techniques was evident. Future studies aimed at examining cortical structure with pQCT should note that there are differences between the 2 techniques...
  14. ncbi request reprint Skeletal adaptations to alterations in weight-bearing activity: a comparison of models of disuse osteoporosis
    Lora Giangregorio
    Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Sports Med 32:459-76. 2002
    ..Current literature for the most common human and animal models of disuse osteoporosis has been reviewed, and the bone responses across models compared...
  15. pmc Do patients perceive a link between a fragility fracture and osteoporosis?
    Lora Giangregorio
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:38. 2008
    ..To evaluate factors associated with whether patients associate their fracture with future fracture risk...
  16. doi request reprint The influence of intervertebral disc shape on the pathway of posterior/posterolateral partial herniation
    Justin P Yates
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:734-9. 2010
    ..Basic scientific investigation employing the medical imaging techniques of contrast-enhanced plane film radiographs and computed tomography in addition to gross dissection techniques on a sample of spines...
  17. doi request reprint Data withdrawal in randomized controlled trials: Defining the problem and proposing solutions: a commentary
    Chenglin Ye
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Biostatistics Unit, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:318-22. 2011
    ..We also suggest using imputation techniques to deal with the missing data during analysis. The current commentary can be used to minimize the impact of data withdrawal in RCTs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis knowledge and information needs in healthcare professionals caring for patients with fragility fractures
    L Giangregorio
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
    Orthop Nurs 26:27-35. 2007
    ..To evaluate osteoporosis knowledge and learning needs in healthcare professionals working with patients who have experienced or are at risk of fracture...
  19. ncbi request reprint The use of hip protectors in long-term care facilities: a survey of nursing home staff
    Anna M Sawka
    Division of Endocrinology and Department of Medicine, University Health Network and University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:229-32. 2007
    ..To determine the level of exposure to hip protectors and barriers to their use in nursing homes...
  20. doi request reprint Osteoporosis knowledge among individuals with recent fragility fracture
    L Giangregorio
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Orthop Nurs 29:99-107. 2010
    ..To evaluate osteoporosis knowledge among patients with fractures and to evaluate factors associated with osteoporosis knowledge...