K A Faulkner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Multitasking: association between poorer performance and a history of recurrent falls
    Kimberly A Faulkner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:570-6. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Higher 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 concentrations associated with lower fall rates in older community-dwelling women
    K A Faulkner
    University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, Parran 509, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Osteoporos Int 17:1318-28. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in the frequency and circumstances of falling in older community-dwelling women
    Kimberly A Faulkner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1774-9. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Reciprocal influence of concurrent walking and cognitive testing on performance in older adults
    Kimberly A Faulkner
    University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, Parran 509, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Gait Posture 24:182-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Is social integration associated with the risk of falling in older community-dwelling women?
    Kimberly A Faulkner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M954-9. 2003
  6. pmc Lifestyle predicts falls independent of physical risk factors
    K A Faulkner
    University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Osteoporos Int 20:2025-34. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Hearing sensitivity and the risk of incident falls and fracture in older women: the study of osteoporotic fractures
    Elizabeth L Purchase-Helzner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:311-8. 2004
  8. pmc Sensory and motor peripheral nerve function and lower-extremity quadriceps strength: the health, aging and body composition study
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:2004-10. 2009
  9. pmc Greater adipose tissue infiltration in skeletal muscle among older men of African ancestry
    Iva Miljkovic
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Aging and Population Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 North Bellefield Avenue, Room 542, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:2735-42. 2009
  10. pmc The relationship of reduced peripheral nerve function and diabetes with physical performance in older white and black adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) study
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:1767-72. 2008

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Multitasking: association between poorer performance and a history of recurrent falls
    Kimberly A Faulkner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:570-6. 2007
    ..To examine the association between poorer performance on concurrent walking and reaction time and recurrent falls...
  2. ncbi request reprint Higher 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 concentrations associated with lower fall rates in older community-dwelling women
    K A Faulkner
    University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, Parran 509, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Osteoporos Int 17:1318-28. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships of vitamin D supplementation and serum concentrations of vitamin D metabolites and parathyroid hormone (PTH) with neuromuscular function and falls in older community-dwelling women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in the frequency and circumstances of falling in older community-dwelling women
    Kimberly A Faulkner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1774-9. 2005
    ..To examine ethnic differences in fall rates and fall circumstances in older community-dwelling Caucasian and African-American women...
  4. ncbi request reprint Reciprocal influence of concurrent walking and cognitive testing on performance in older adults
    Kimberly A Faulkner
    University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, Parran 509, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Gait Posture 24:182-9. 2006
    ..062). Findings suggest that walking requires significant cognitive resources among older adults and slower-walking adults and weaker adults may require higher cognitive loading while walking...
  5. ncbi request reprint Is social integration associated with the risk of falling in older community-dwelling women?
    Kimberly A Faulkner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M954-9. 2003
    ..Social integration may lead to social support and influence that may in turn protect older community-dwelling adults from falls...
  6. pmc Lifestyle predicts falls independent of physical risk factors
    K A Faulkner
    University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Osteoporos Int 20:2025-34. 2009
    ..Not smoking and going outdoors frequently or infrequently were independently associated with more falls, indicating lifestyle-related behavioral and environmental risk factors are important causes of falls in older women...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hearing sensitivity and the risk of incident falls and fracture in older women: the study of osteoporotic fractures
    Elizabeth L Purchase-Helzner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:311-8. 2004
    ..We further hypothesized that decreased bone mineral density would be associated with hearing loss...
  8. pmc Sensory and motor peripheral nerve function and lower-extremity quadriceps strength: the health, aging and body composition study
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:2004-10. 2009
    ..To determine whether sensory and motor nerve function is associated cross-sectionally with quadriceps or ankle dorsiflexion strength in an older community-based population...
  9. pmc Greater adipose tissue infiltration in skeletal muscle among older men of African ancestry
    Iva Miljkovic
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Aging and Population Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 North Bellefield Avenue, Room 542, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:2735-42. 2009
    ..Skeletal muscle fat has been identified as an important depot that increases with aging and may contribute to the development of diabetes...
  10. pmc The relationship of reduced peripheral nerve function and diabetes with physical performance in older white and black adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) study
    Elsa S Strotmeyer
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:1767-72. 2008
    ..Poor peripheral nerve function is prevalent in diabetes and older populations, and it has great potential to contribute to poor physical performance...
  11. pmc Histories including number of falls may improve risk prediction for certain non-vertebral fractures in older men
    K A Faulkner
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15217, USA
    Inj Prev 15:307-11. 2009
    ..To determine whether information on number of falls on a falls history screen predicts risk of non-vertebral and hip fracture...
  12. pmc Familial resemblance and shared latent familial variance in recurrent fall risk in older women
    Kimberly A Faulkner
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto St, A 551, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Appl Physiol 108:1142-7. 2010
    ..A possible familial component to fracture risk may be mediated through a genetic liability to fall recurrently...
  13. ncbi request reprint Robbery characteristics and employee injuries in convenience stores
    K A Faulkner
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:703-9. 2001
    ..Numerous intercorrelations between these characteristics were identified. DISCUSSION: Training opportunities, store procedures, and environmental designs are important factors to consider in reducing robbery-related injuries...
  14. pmc Diabetes-related complications, glycemic control, and falls in older adults
    Ann V Schwartz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94107 1762, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:391-6. 2008
    ..We determined whether diabetes-related complications or treatments are associated with risk of falls in older diabetic adults...
  15. ncbi request reprint Incident fall risk and physical activity and physical performance among older men: the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study
    Benjamin K S Chan
    Department of Endocrinology, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 Southwest Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:696-703. 2007
    ..69, 0.85). Partitioning components of activity showed no association between fall risk and leisure activities but a positive association with household activities (for highest quartile vs.lowest: relative risk = 1.17, 95% CI: 1.07, 1.28)...