Lindsay S Nagamatsu
Affiliation: University of British Columbia
- Are impairments in visual-spatial attention a critical factor for increased falls risk in seniors? An event-related potential studyLindsay S Nagamatsu
Department of Psychology, The University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4 Canada
Neuropsychologia 47:2749-55. 2009..Our findings thus suggest that fallers have specific deficits in visuocortical systems associated with attentional enhancement of events on the left side of visual space...
- Age-related changes in the attentional control of visual cortex: a selective problem in the left visual hemifieldLindsay S Nagamatsu
Department of Psychology, The University of British Columbia, Canada
Neuropsychologia 49:1670-8. 2011....
- Increased cognitive load leads to impaired mobility decisions in seniors at risk for fallsLindsay S Nagamatsu
Department of Psychology, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4 Canada
Psychol Aging 26:253-9. 2011..We conclude that poor mobility judgments during a dual-task leads to unsafe mobility for those at-risk for falls...
- Self-efficacy is independently associated with brain volume in older womenJennifer C Davis
Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute VCHRI, 357 2647 Willow Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Age Ageing 41:495-501. 2012..Evidence suggests that personality variables are risk factors for reduced brain volume. We examine whether falls-related self-efficacy is independently associated with brain volume...
- Physical activity improves verbal and spatial memory in older adults with probable mild cognitive impairment: a 6-month randomized controlled trialLindsay S Nagamatsu
Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia UBC, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
J Aging Res 2013:861893. 2013....
- Functional neural correlates of reduced physiological falls riskLindsay S Nagamatsu
Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC, Canada
Behav Brain Funct 7:37. 2011..If these are related, it would suggest that the development of interventions targeted at improving executive neurocognitive function would be an effective new approach for reducing physiological falls risk in seniors...
- Resistance training and functional plasticity of the aging brain: a 12-month randomized controlled trialTeresa Liu-Ambrose
The Brain Research Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Neurobiol Aging 33:1690-8. 2012....
- Change in body fat mass is independently associated with executive functions in older women: a secondary analysis of a 12-month randomized controlled trialElizabeth Dao
Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
PLoS ONE 8:e52831. 2013..To investigate the independent contribution of change in sub-total body fat and lean mass to cognitive performance, specifically the executive processes of selective attention and conflict resolution, in community-dwelling older women...
- Emerging concept: 'central benefit model' of exercise in falls preventionTeresa Liu-Ambrose
Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Br J Sports Med 47:115-7. 2013..The authors propose that improved cognitive function - specifically, executive functions - and associated functional plasticity may be an important yet underappreciated mechanism by which the exercise reduces falls in older adults...
- Changes in executive functions and self-efficacy are independently associated with improved usual gait speed in older womenTeresa Liu-Ambrose
Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
BMC Geriatr 10:25. 2010..Thus, we examined the independent association of change in executive functions and change in falls-related self-efficacy with improved gait speed among community-dwelling senior women...
- Bootstrap analysis of the single subject with event related potentialsIpek Oruc
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Cogn Neuropsychol 28:322-37. 2011....
- Resistance training and executive functions: a 12-month randomized controlled trialTeresa Liu-Ambrose
BrainResearch Centre, Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, Vancouver Coastal Research Institute, Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia 357 2647 Willow St, Vancouver, BC V5Z 3P1, Canada
Arch Intern Med 170:170-8. 2010..We compared the effect of once-weekly and twice-weekly resistance training with that of twice-weekly balance and tone exercise training on the performance of executive cognitive functions in senior women...