Robert J Petrella

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of hyaluronate sodium on pain and physical functioning in osteoarthritis of the knee: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial
    Robert John Petrella
    Centre for Activity and Ageing, Lawson Research Institute and Faculty of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, 1490 Richmond St N, London, Ontario, Canada N6G 2M3
    Arch Intern Med 162:292-8. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Retrospective analysis of real-world efficacy of angiotensin receptor blockers versus other classes of antihypertensive agents in blood pressure management
    Robert Petrella
    Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Clin Ther 33:1190-203. 2011
  3. doi request reprint A lifestyle intervention supported by mobile health technologies to improve the cardiometabolic risk profile of individuals at risk for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes: study rationale and protocol
    Melanie I Stuckey
    Lawson Health Research Institute, Aging Rehabilitation and Geriatric Care Research Centre, 801 Commissioners Rd E, Ste B 3002, London, Ontario N6C 5J1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:1051. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Blood pressure responses to hypertension treatment and trends in cognitive function in patients with initially difficult-to-treat hypertension: a retrospective subgroup analysis of the Observational Study on Cognitive Function and SBP Reduction (OSCAR) st
    Robert J Petrella
    Department of Family Medicine and Cardiology, Lawson Health Research Institute, University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 14:78-84. 2012
  5. pmc The use of group dynamics strategies to enhance cohesion in a lifestyle intervention program for obese children
    Luc J Martin
    The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:277. 2009
  6. pmc Do patients receive recommended treatment of osteoporosis following hip fracture in primary care?
    Robert J Petrella
    Department of Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, 1490 Richmond St London, Ontario, N6G 2M3, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 7:31. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Improving management of musculoskeletal disorders in primary care: the Joint Adventures Program
    Robert J Petrella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1061-6. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, treatment, and control of hypertension in primary care: gaps, trends, and opportunities
    Robert J Petrella
    Department of Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:28-35. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and treatment of dyslipidemia in Canadian primary care: a retrospective cohort analysis
    Robert J Petrella
    Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Schulich School of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Ther 29:742-50. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Periarticular hyaluronic acid in acute ankle sprain
    Robert J Petrella
    Faculties of Medicine and Health Sciences University of Western Ontario London, Canada
    Clin J Sport Med 17:251-7. 2007

Detail Information

Publications60

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of hyaluronate sodium on pain and physical functioning in osteoarthritis of the knee: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial
    Robert John Petrella
    Centre for Activity and Ageing, Lawson Research Institute and Faculty of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, 1490 Richmond St N, London, Ontario, Canada N6G 2M3
    Arch Intern Med 162:292-8. 2002
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Retrospective analysis of real-world efficacy of angiotensin receptor blockers versus other classes of antihypertensive agents in blood pressure management
    Robert Petrella
    Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Clin Ther 33:1190-203. 2011
    ..Efficacy of blood pressure (BP) lowering may differ between clinical trials and what is observed in clinical practice. These differences may contribute to poor BP control rates among those at risk...
  3. doi request reprint A lifestyle intervention supported by mobile health technologies to improve the cardiometabolic risk profile of individuals at risk for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes: study rationale and protocol
    Melanie I Stuckey
    Lawson Health Research Institute, Aging Rehabilitation and Geriatric Care Research Centre, 801 Commissioners Rd E, Ste B 3002, London, Ontario N6C 5J1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:1051. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Blood pressure responses to hypertension treatment and trends in cognitive function in patients with initially difficult-to-treat hypertension: a retrospective subgroup analysis of the Observational Study on Cognitive Function and SBP Reduction (OSCAR) st
    Robert J Petrella
    Department of Family Medicine and Cardiology, Lawson Health Research Institute, University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 14:78-84. 2012
    ..The average improvement in MMSE in DTTH patients was similar to that in non-DTTH patients. EBT effects on PP may be relevant to the evolution of MMSE in DTTH-ISH patients...
  5. pmc The use of group dynamics strategies to enhance cohesion in a lifestyle intervention program for obese children
    Luc J Martin
    The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:277. 2009
    ..Thus, a 4-week family- and group-based intervention utilizing group dynamics strategies designed to increase cohesion was implemented to influence the lifestyles and physical activity levels of obese children...
  6. pmc Do patients receive recommended treatment of osteoporosis following hip fracture in primary care?
    Robert J Petrella
    Department of Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, 1490 Richmond St London, Ontario, N6G 2M3, Canada
    BMC Fam Pract 7:31. 2006
    ..Osteoporosis results in fractures and treatment of osteoporosis has been shown to reduce risk of fracture particularly in those who have had a history of fracture...
  7. ncbi request reprint Improving management of musculoskeletal disorders in primary care: the Joint Adventures Program
    Robert J Petrella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1061-6. 2007
    ..This was achieved using consensus that was sensitive to local needs. Further use should be evaluated in other areas of medical practice as well...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, treatment, and control of hypertension in primary care: gaps, trends, and opportunities
    Robert J Petrella
    Department of Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:28-35. 2007
    ..The prevalence of hypertension in primary care is high and most patients remain untreated; however, increased risk appears to lead to better treatment and control...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and treatment of dyslipidemia in Canadian primary care: a retrospective cohort analysis
    Robert J Petrella
    Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Schulich School of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Ther 29:742-50. 2007
    ..Dyslipidemia is an important modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Studies suggest that dyslipidemia is underdiagnosed and undertreated in Canada...
  10. ncbi request reprint Periarticular hyaluronic acid in acute ankle sprain
    Robert J Petrella
    Faculties of Medicine and Health Sciences University of Western Ontario London, Canada
    Clin J Sport Med 17:251-7. 2007
    ..To determine the efficacy and safety of periarticular hyaluronic acid injections in acute lateral ankle sprain during 9 months at a sports injuries center...
  11. ncbi request reprint Physical activity counseling and prescription among canadian primary care physicians
    Robert J Petrella
    Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging, Department of Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, 801 Commissioners Rd, Room 3002, London, ON N6G 2M3, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 167:1774-81. 2007
    ..Primary care physicians are ideally positioned to affect a large population at risk for epidemics of sedentary lifestyle; however, it is unclear what type of counseling they provide...
  12. doi request reprint Combining two hyaluronic acids in osteoarthritis of the knee: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Robert J Petrella
    Lawson Health Research Institute, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Clin Rheumatol 27:975-81. 2008
    ..This difference was persistent at 16 weeks. Greater improvement in patients who received the DMW product was achieved by the second injection persistent at 16 weeks...
  13. doi request reprint A retrospective analysis of the prevalence and treatment of hypertension and dyslipidemia in Southwestern Ontario, Canada
    Robert J Petrella
    Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Schulich School of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Ther 30:1145-54. 2008
    ..Objectives: The objectives of this study were to assess the prevalence and associated treatment of HTN and DYS in primary health care in SWO and to identify care gaps across subpopulations...
  14. doi request reprint Exercise prescription in the older athlete as it applies to muscle, tendon, and arthroplasty
    Robert J Petrella
    Department of Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Sport Med 18:522-30. 2008
    ..Recommendations for exercise prescription are addressed in these populations...
  15. pmc Management of Tennis Elbow with sodium hyaluronate periarticular injections
    Robert J Petrella
    Dept Medicine, Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging, 801 Commissioners Road, London, N6C5J1, Canada
    Sports Med Arthrosc Rehabil Ther Technol 2:4. 2010
    ..To determine the efficacy and safety of peri-articular hyaluronic acid injections in chronic lateral epicondylosis (tennis elbow)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Awareness and misconception of hypertension in Canada: results of a national survey
    Robert J Petrella
    Department of Family Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Schulich School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 21:589-93. 2005
    ..The reasons for poor control are likely multifactorial; however, a lack of public awareness and understanding of hypertension may contribute to the epidemic of uncontrolled hypertension in Canada...
  17. pmc Improving aerobic fitness in older adults: effects of a physician-based exercise counseling and prescription program
    Robert J Petrella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London
    Can Fam Physician 56:e191-200. 2010
    ..To determine the effects of adding stages of change-based counseling to an exercise prescription for older, sedentary adults in family practice...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impact of a social marketing media campaign on public awareness of hypertension
    Robert J Petrella
    Canadian Coalition for High Blood Pressure Prevention and Control CCHBPPC, Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging, St Joseph s Health Centre, Department of Family Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Am J Hypertens 18:270-5. 2005
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  19. ncbi request reprint Can primary care doctors prescribe exercise to improve fitness? The Step Test Exercise Prescription (STEP) project
    Robert J Petrella
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculties of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 24:316-22. 2003
    ..Barriers include lack of skills and standard office instruments. Because primary care physicians have regular contact with a large proportion of the population, the impact of preventive health interventions may be great...
  20. ncbi request reprint Intra-articular Hyaluronic Acid Treatment for Golfer's Toe: Keeping Older Golfers on Course
    Robert J Petrella
    Heart Health and Exercise Laboratory, Centre for Activity and Ageing, London, Ontario, N6G 2M3, Can
    Phys Sportsmed 32:41-5. 2004
    ..This condition, observed in older golfers, results in reduced participation and enjoyment of this popular activity...
  21. doi request reprint Original research: long-term efficacy and safety of periarticular hyaluronic acid in acute ankle sprain
    Michael J Petrella
    Department of Family and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Schulich School of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Phys Sportsmed 37:64-70. 2009
    ..This was associated with reduced pain, more rapid return to sport, fewer recurrent ankle sprains, fewer missed days from sport, and with few associated AEs to 24 months...
  22. pmc Efficacy of a family practice-based lifestyle intervention program to increase physical activity and reduce clinical and physiological markers of vascular health in patients with high normal blood pressure and/or high normal blood glucose (SNAC): study pr
    Robert J Petrella
    Dept of Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, Canada
    Trials 12:45. 2011
    ..In particular, family practice represents an ideal setting for the provision and long-term maintenance of lifestyle interventions for patients at risk (ie high-normal blood pressure or impaired glucose tolerance)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Can adoption of regular exercise later in life prevent metabolic risk for cardiovascular disease?
    Robert John Petrella
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, School of Kinesiology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 28:694-701. 2005
    ..To determine the impact of chronic exercise training initiated later in life upon development of metabolic markers of cardiovascular disease risk...
  24. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome, endothelial function and lifestyle modification
    Kunihiko Aizawa
    Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Canada
    Diab Vasc Dis Res 6:181-9. 2009
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  25. doi request reprint Improvement in aerobic fitness during rehabilitation after hip fracture
    Marissa E Mendelsohn
    School of Kinesiology, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:609-17. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effect of an upper-body exercise program on cardiorespiratory fitness in older adults with hip fracture during inpatient rehabilitation...
  26. doi request reprint Longitudinal changes in central artery stiffness with lifestyle modification, washout, and drug treatment in individuals at risk for cardiovascular disease
    Kunihiko Aizawa
    Healthy Aging Group, Aging, Rehabilitation and Geriatric Care Research Centre, Lawson Health Research Institute at Parkwood Hospital, London, Canada
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 8:323-9. 2010
    ..In contrast, no additional benefit of telmisartan beyond our lifestyle intervention was observed in this study...
  27. doi request reprint Effects of lifestyle modification on central artery stiffness in metabolic syndrome subjects with pre-hypertension and/or pre-diabetes
    Kunihiko Aizawa
    Aging, Rehabilitation and Geriatric Care Research Centre, Lawson Health Research Institute at Parkwood Hospital, London, ON, Canada
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 83:249-56. 2009
    ..To examine the effects of a 24-week lifestyle intervention prescribed by family doctors on carotid artery stiffness in metabolic syndrome (MS) subjects with pre-hypertension and/or pre-diabetes...
  28. doi request reprint Moderate and heavy oxygen uptake kinetics in postmenopausal women
    Liza Stathokostas
    School of Kinesiology, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON N6A 3K7, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 34:1065-72. 2009
    ..Similarly, there was no difference in heavy-intensity tauVO(2p) between non-HRT (44 +/- 8 s) and HRT (45 +/- 8 s) women. Thus, HRT did not affect the slowing of VO(2) kinetics of older women...
  29. doi request reprint High-normal blood pressure, impaired glucose regulation and metabolic syndrome have variable impact on central artery stiffness
    Kunihiko Aizawa
    Aging, Rehabilitation and Geriatric Care Research Centre, Lawson Health Research Institute, Parkwood Hospital, London, Ontario N6C 5J1, Canada
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 81:72-8. 2008
    ..This cross-sectional study compared carotid artery stiffness in metabolic syndrome (MS) subjects with high-normal blood pressure (HNBP) and/or impaired glucose regulation...
  30. doi request reprint The 2013 Canadian Hypertension Education Program recommendations for blood pressure measurement, diagnosis, assessment of risk, prevention, and treatment of hypertension
    Daniel G Hackam
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 29:528-42. 2013
    ..However, both of these issues will be examined on an ongoing basis, in particular as new evidence emerges...
  31. doi request reprint Maximal and submaximal aerobic fitness in postmenopausal women: influence of hormone-replacement therapy
    Liza Stathokostas
    Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging, School of Kinesiology, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON N6A3K7, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 33:922-8. 2008
    ..4 in the non-HRT group and 15.6 +/- 3.2 in the HRT group. In a sample of healthy moderately active postmenopausal women, there was no difference in maximal or submaximal aerobic fitness parameters between the HRT and non-HRT groups...
  32. doi request reprint Validity of values for metabolic equivalents of task during submaximal all-extremity exercise and reliability of exercise responses in frail older adults
    Marissa E Mendelsohn
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Phys Ther 88:747-56. 2008
    ..A second purpose of this study was to determine the test-retest reliability of oxygen consumption and heart rate responses in older adults between standardized sessions of submaximal all-extremity aerobic exercise...
  33. ncbi request reprint A prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study to evaluate the efficacy of intraarticular hyaluronic acid for osteoarthritis of the knee
    Robert J Petrella
    Department of Family Medicin, Schulich School of Medicine and School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 33:951-6. 2006
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Brain health and exercise in older adults
    Michael A Gregory
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada N6C 5J1
    Curr Sports Med Rep 12:256-71. 2013
    ..Nonetheless current limitations within the field need to be addressed prior to providing definitive recommendations concerning which exercise modality is most effective at improving or maintaining cognitive health in aging. ..
  35. ncbi request reprint Short-term training effects on left ventricular diastolic function and oxygen uptake in older and younger men
    Stewart K Harris
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, School of Kinesiology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Sport Med 13:245-51. 2003
    ..To determine the effect of plasma volume change with short-term training and diuresis on left ventricular diastolic filling and exercise oxygen uptake (VO(2)) in older versus younger men...
  36. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of responses to submaximal all-extremity semirecumbent exercise in older adults
    Marissa E Mendelsohn
    School of Kinesiology, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    J Aging Phys Act 15:184-94. 2007
    ..86, .71, and .83) and Day 2 (r = .73, .87, and .72). All-extremity semirecumbent submaximal exercise elicited reliable and valid responses in our sample of older adults and thus can be considered a viable exercise mode...
  37. doi request reprint Systematic review of hip fracture rehabilitation practices in the elderly
    Anna M Chudyk
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:246-62. 2009
    ..To address the need for a research synthesis on the effectiveness of the full range of hip fracture rehabilitation interventions for older adults and make evidence based conclusions...
  38. pmc The 2010 Canadian Hypertension Education Program recommendations for the management of hypertension: part 2 - therapy
    Daniel G Hackam
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
    Can J Cardiol 26:249-58. 2010
    ..To update the evidence-based recommendations for the prevention and treatment of hypertension in adults for 2010...
  39. pmc Lifestyle management for type 2 diabetes. Are family physicians ready and willing?
    Stewart B Harris
    Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, University of Western Ontario, Research Park, London
    Can Fam Physician 50:1235-43. 2004
    ..To determine practices and perceptions of family physicians regarding lifestyle interventions to prevent and manage type 2 diabetes (T2D)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in aerobic power in older men and women
    Liza Stathokostas
    Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging, School of Kinesiology, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada N6G 2M3
    J Appl Physiol 97:781-9. 2004
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Effect of upper body aerobic exercise on arterial stiffness in older adults
    Kunihiko Aizawa
    School of Kinesiology, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    J Aging Phys Act 17:468-78. 2009
    ..05). These results show that acute arm-cycling exercise failed to modify arterial stiffness of the BA and PTA, suggesting that it has no systemic effect on arterial stiffness in healthy older adults...
  42. ncbi request reprint Hyaluronic acid for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis: long-term outcomes from a naturalistic primary care experience
    Robert J Petrella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 84:278-83; quiz 284, 293. 2005
    ..Intraarticular hyaluronic acid is indicated for patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. However, clinical experience, especially efficacy and adverse events, with repeated injection series in the long term are limited...
  43. pmc Does counseling help patients get active? Systematic review of the literature
    Robert J Petrella
    Departments of Family Medicine, Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, School of Kinesiology, Health Sciences Department, University of Western Ontario, London
    Can Fam Physician 48:72-80. 2002
    ..To determine the effect of counseling patients to become more physically active...
  44. pmc Lifestyle interventions for type 2 diabetes. Relevance for clinical practice
    Stewart B Harris
    Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London
    Can Fam Physician 49:1618-25. 2003
    ..To review evidence from literature on type 2 diabetes pertinent to physical activity and diet and lifestyle modification, and to determine the relevance of this evidence to clinical practice...
  45. ncbi request reprint Determinants of persistence with weekly bisphosphonates in patients with osteoporosis
    Tim J Jones
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 35:1865-73. 2008
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  46. ncbi request reprint Specificity of functional mobility measures in older adults after hip fracture: a pilot study
    Marissa E Mendelsohn
    Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 82:766-74. 2003
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Effect of rehabilitation on hip and knee proprioception in older adults after hip fracture: a pilot study
    Marissa E Mendelsohn
    Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging, 1490 Richmond Street, London, Ontario N6G 2M3, Canada
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 83:624-32. 2004
    ..The purpose of the study was to determine the effect of rehabilitation on proprioceptive changes in both the hip and knee joints of patients after hip fracture...
  48. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between activity or fitness and loss of control of hypertension
    R Ian Casson
    Department of Family Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 19:1485-9. 2003
    ..Physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness are important in the development and treatment of hypertension. Less is known about their relationships with hypertension control in the context of long-term management...
  49. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of rehabilitation outcomes in older patients with hip fractures
    Gareth R Jones
    Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 81:489-97. 2002
    ..This study evaluated functional outcomes in patients with hip fracture after inpatient rehabilitation...
  50. pmc Effects of exercise on cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis
    Anna Chudyk
    Aging, Rehabilitation, and Geriatric Care Research Centre, The Lawson Health Research Institute, Parkwood Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 34:1228-37. 2011
    ..Exercise is a cornerstone of diabetes management and the prevention of incident diabetes. However, the impact of the mode of exercise on cardiovascular (CV) risk factors in type 2 diabetes is unclear...
  51. doi request reprint Questionnaire to identify knee symptoms: development of a tool to identify early experiences consistent with knee osteoarthritis
    Jessica M Clark
    J M Clark, MSc, Graduate Program in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
    Phys Ther 94:111-20. 2014
    ..Current diagnostic procedures for knee osteoarthritis (OA) identify individuals late in the disease process. A questionnaire may be a useful and inexpensive method to screen for early symptoms of knee OA...
  52. doi request reprint The effect of intra-articular hyaluronic acid treatment on gait velocity in older knee osteoarthritis patients: a randomized, controlled study
    Joseph E Decaria
    The Lawson Health Research Institute, Aging Rehabilitation and Geriatric Care, Parkwood Hospital, Room B3002, 801 Commissioners Road East, London, Ontario, Canada, N6C 5J1
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 55:310-5. 2012
    ..The preliminary results of improved fast gait velocity following HA treatment should be investigated further, along with the incidence of falls, in a larger sample of older knee OA patients.ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT00778076...
  53. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Melanie I Stuckey
    Lawson Health Research Institute, Aging Rehabilitation and Geriatric Care Research Centre Western University, Faculty of Health Sciences
    Crit Rev Biomed Eng 41:137-47. 2013
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  54. doi request reprint Innovation to reduce cardiovascular complications of diabetes at the intersection of discovery, prevention and knowledge exchange
    Earl Noble
    School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Diabetes 37:282-93. 2013
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  55. doi request reprint Effect of eprosartan-based antihypertensive therapy on coronary heart disease risk assessed by Framingham methodology in Canadian patients: results of the POWER survey
    Robert J Petrella
    Department of Family Medicine and Cardiology, Lawson Health Research Institute, University of Western Ontario, ON, Canada
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 10:63-74. 2014
    ....
  56. pmc Differences in rate of functional decline across three dementia types
    Dawn P Gill
    Aging, Rehabilitation and Geriatric Care Research Centre, Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada National Alzheimer s Coordinating Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Electronic address
    Alzheimers Dement 9:S63-71. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate differences in rates of functional decline in Alzheimer's disease (AD), dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), and vascular dementia (VaD) and whether differences vary by age or sex...
  57. doi request reprint Effect of exercise training on diastolic function in metabolic syndrome
    Sophie Lalande
    a Department of Kinesiology, Western University, London, ON N6A 5B9, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 38:545-50. 2013
    ..Combined resistance and aerobic exercise training improved cardiometabolic health but did not improve the impaired LV diastolic function of individuals with MetS...
  58. pmc Resistance training and older adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus: strength of the evidence
    Nina Hovanec
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Graduate Program, Western University, London, ON, Canada N6G 1H1
    J Aging Res 2012:284635. 2012
    ..Thus, more research is needed on such programs for older adults (≥65 years) with T2DM...
  59. pmc Geographic determinants of healthy lifestyle change in a community-based exercise prescription delivered in family practice
    Robert J Petrella
    Faculties of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Insights 1:51-62. 2008
    ..We then determined whether the place of residence and proximity to facilities promoting physical activity and healthy or unhealthy eating could influence clinical changes related to these community-based exercise prescriptions...
  60. ncbi request reprint Muscle fiber number in the biceps brachii muscle of young and old men
    Cliff S Klein
    Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging, School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, St Joseph s Health Center Annex, University of Western Ontario, 1490 Richmond Street, London, Ontario N6G 2M3, Canada
    Muscle Nerve 28:62-8. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that old age is not associated with a reduced number of muscle fibers in the BB. The relative contribution of a reduction in fiber number to age-related muscle atrophy may be muscle-dependent...