Jaap Swanenburg

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The maximal width of the base of support (BSW): clinical applicability and reliability of a preferred-standing test for measuring the risk of falling
    Jaap Swanenburg
    Physiotherapy Occupational Therapy Research, Direction Research and Education, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 57:204-10. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint [Physiotherapy interventions in osteoporosis]
    J Swanenburg
    Department of Rheumatology and Institute of Physical Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Gloriastrasse 25, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Z Rheumatol 62:522-6. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise and nutrition on postural balance and risk of falling in elderly people with decreased bone mineral density: randomized controlled trial pilot study
    Jaap Swanenburg
    University Hospital Zurich, Department of Rheumatology and Institute of Physical Medicine, Zurich
    Clin Rehabil 21:523-34. 2007
  4. pmc The reliability of postural balance measures in single and dual tasking in elderly fallers and non-fallers
    Jaap Swanenburg
    Department of Rheumatology and Institute of Physical Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:162. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Compromising postural balance in the elderly
    Jaap Swanenburg
    Department of Rheumatology and Institute of Physical Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Gerontology 55:353-60. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Falls prediction in elderly people: a 1-year prospective study
    Jaap Swanenburg
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Gait Posture 31:317-21. 2010
  7. pmc A randomised controlled trial investigating motor skill training as a function of attentional focus in old age
    Eling D de Bruin
    D Biology, Institute of Human Movement Sciences and Sport, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Geriatr 9:15. 2009

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. doi request reprint The maximal width of the base of support (BSW): clinical applicability and reliability of a preferred-standing test for measuring the risk of falling
    Jaap Swanenburg
    Physiotherapy Occupational Therapy Research, Direction Research and Education, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 57:204-10. 2013
    ..736, p=0.007). The reliability and validity of the BSW protocol were acceptable overall. Prospective studies are warranted to evaluate the predictive value of the BSW for determining the risk of falling...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Physiotherapy interventions in osteoporosis]
    J Swanenburg
    Department of Rheumatology and Institute of Physical Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Gloriastrasse 25, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Z Rheumatol 62:522-6. 2003
    ..The physiotherapist has definitively a major role to play in the interdisciplinary team aimed at preventing osteoporotic fractures in both primary and secondary prevention levels...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise and nutrition on postural balance and risk of falling in elderly people with decreased bone mineral density: randomized controlled trial pilot study
    Jaap Swanenburg
    University Hospital Zurich, Department of Rheumatology and Institute of Physical Medicine, Zurich
    Clin Rehabil 21:523-34. 2007
    ..To compare the effect of calcium/vitamin D supplements with a combination of calcium/vitamin D supplements and exercise/protein on risk of falling and postural balance...
  4. pmc The reliability of postural balance measures in single and dual tasking in elderly fallers and non-fallers
    Jaap Swanenburg
    Department of Rheumatology and Institute of Physical Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:162. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the reliability of a forceplate postural balance protocol in a group of elderly fallers and non-fallers. The measurements were tested in single and dual-task conditions, with and without vision...
  5. doi request reprint Compromising postural balance in the elderly
    Jaap Swanenburg
    Department of Rheumatology and Institute of Physical Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Gerontology 55:353-60. 2009
    ..Additional tasks that are assumed to disturb standing postural control can be divided in added motor or added cognitive tasks. It is unknown which type of task causes the most disturbances of postural control in elderly...
  6. doi request reprint Falls prediction in elderly people: a 1-year prospective study
    Jaap Swanenburg
    Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Gait Posture 31:317-21. 2010
    ..6), use of medications (fall-risk medications or multiple medicine use; odds ratio, 2.3), and gender (odds ratio, 0.34). Multiple fallers had a narrower stance width than non-fallers...
  7. pmc A randomised controlled trial investigating motor skill training as a function of attentional focus in old age
    Eling D de Bruin
    D Biology, Institute of Human Movement Sciences and Sport, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Geriatr 9:15. 2009
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