Ellen Smulders

Summary

Affiliation: Sint Maartenskliniek
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Obstacle avoidance in persons with rheumatoid arthritis walking on a treadmill
    E Smulders
    Research, Development and Education, Sint Maartenskliniek, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 27:779-85. 2009
  2. pmc Does osteoporosis predispose falls? A study on obstacle avoidance and balance confidence
    Ellen Smulders
    Sint Maartenskliniek, Research, Development and Education, PO Box 9011, 6500 GM, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:1. 2011
  3. doi Step performance in persons with rheumatoid arthritis: a case-control study
    Ellen Smulders
    Department of Rheumatology, Sint Maartenskliniek, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1669-74. 2011
  4. doi Efficacy of a short multidisciplinary falls prevention program for elderly persons with osteoporosis and a fall history: a randomized controlled trial
    Ellen Smulders
    Department of Rheumatology, Sint Maartenskliniek, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:1705-11. 2010
  5. doi Clinical measures are feasible and sensitive to assess balance and gait capacities in older persons with mild to moderate Intellectual Disabilities
    Lotte Enkelaar
    Department of Rehabilitation, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen Centre for Evidence Based Practice, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Res Dev Disabil 34:276-85. 2013
  6. doi Falls prevention in persons with intellectual disabilities: development, implementation, and process evaluation of a tailored multifactorial fall risk assessment and intervention strategy
    Ellen Smulders
    Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen Centre for Evidence Based Practice, Department of Rehabilitation, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Res Dev Disabil 34:2788-98. 2013
  7. doi A review of balance and gait capacities in relation to falls in persons with intellectual disability
    Lotte Enkelaar
    Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen Centre for Evidence Based Practice, Department of Rehabilitation, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Res Dev Disabil 33:291-306. 2012
  8. doi Martial arts fall training to prevent hip fractures in the elderly
    B E Groen
    Sint Maartenskliniek, Department of Research, Development, and Education, P O Box 9011, Nijmegen, 6500 GM, The Netherlands
    Osteoporos Int 21:215-21. 2010
  9. pmc Could martial arts fall training be safe for persons with osteoporosis?: a feasibility study
    Brenda E Groen
    Sint Maartenskliniek Research, Development and Education, Hengstdal 3, 6522 JV Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Res Notes 3:111. 2010

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi Obstacle avoidance in persons with rheumatoid arthritis walking on a treadmill
    E Smulders
    Research, Development and Education, Sint Maartenskliniek, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 27:779-85. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether this potential risk factor for falls would also be present in persons with RA...
  2. pmc Does osteoporosis predispose falls? A study on obstacle avoidance and balance confidence
    Ellen Smulders
    Sint Maartenskliniek, Research, Development and Education, PO Box 9011, 6500 GM, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:1. 2011
    ..Since it was shown that persons with osteoporosis are unstable during obstacle crossing it was hypothesized that they more frequently hit obstacles, specifically under challenging conditions...
  3. doi Step performance in persons with rheumatoid arthritis: a case-control study
    Ellen Smulders
    Department of Rheumatology, Sint Maartenskliniek, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1669-74. 2011
    ..To investigate factors that could lead to falls in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  4. doi Efficacy of a short multidisciplinary falls prevention program for elderly persons with osteoporosis and a fall history: a randomized controlled trial
    Ellen Smulders
    Department of Rheumatology, Sint Maartenskliniek, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:1705-11. 2010
    ..Persons with osteoporosis are at risk for fall-related fractures because of decreased bone strength. A decrease in the number of falls therefore is expected to be particularly beneficial for these persons...
  5. doi Clinical measures are feasible and sensitive to assess balance and gait capacities in older persons with mild to moderate Intellectual Disabilities
    Lotte Enkelaar
    Department of Rehabilitation, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen Centre for Evidence Based Practice, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Res Dev Disabil 34:276-85. 2013
    ..These factors might help in the selection of subjects to be monitored on their balance and gait capacities...
  6. doi Falls prevention in persons with intellectual disabilities: development, implementation, and process evaluation of a tailored multifactorial fall risk assessment and intervention strategy
    Ellen Smulders
    Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen Centre for Evidence Based Practice, Department of Rehabilitation, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Res Dev Disabil 34:2788-98. 2013
    ..Implementation on a larger scale would also make it possible to investigate the effectiveness of the falls clinic with regard to the prevention of falls in this population. ..
  7. doi A review of balance and gait capacities in relation to falls in persons with intellectual disability
    Lotte Enkelaar
    Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen Centre for Evidence Based Practice, Department of Rehabilitation, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Res Dev Disabil 33:291-306. 2012
    ..Finally, this review demonstrates that balance and gait are potentially trainable in persons with ID. These results suggest that falls might be prevented with ID-specific exercise interventions...
  8. doi Martial arts fall training to prevent hip fractures in the elderly
    B E Groen
    Sint Maartenskliniek, Department of Research, Development, and Education, P O Box 9011, Nijmegen, 6500 GM, The Netherlands
    Osteoporos Int 21:215-21. 2010
    ..The results suggested that martial arts fall techniques may be trainable in older individuals. Better performance resulted in a reduced impact force...
  9. pmc Could martial arts fall training be safe for persons with osteoporosis?: a feasibility study
    Brenda E Groen
    Sint Maartenskliniek Research, Development and Education, Hengstdal 3, 6522 JV Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Res Notes 3:111. 2010
    ..This study was conducted to determine whether MA fall training would be safe for persons with osteoporosis extrapolated from the data of young adults and using stringent safety criteria...