Teresa Liu-Ambrose

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Country: Canada

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  1. ncbi Falls-related self-efficacy is independently associated with balance and mobility in older women with low bone mass
    Teresa Liu-Ambrose
    Department of Family Practice, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Suite 211 2150 Western Parkway, Vancouver, Canada, V6T 1V6
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:832-8. 2006
  2. pmc Executive function is independently associated with performances of balance and mobility in community-dwelling older adults after mild stroke: implications for falls prevention
    Teresa Liu-Ambrose
    UBC Bone Health Research Group, Center for Hip Health, BC Women s Hospital and Health Center Osteoporosis Program, Faculty of Medicine, Vancouver, Canada
    Cerebrovasc Dis 23:203-10. 2007
  3. doi Older fallers with poor working memory overestimate their postural limits
    Teresa Liu-Ambrose
    Centre for Hip Health, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1335-40. 2008
  4. pmc Physical activity as a mediator of the impact of chronic conditions on quality of life in older adults
    Richard Sawatzky
    Nursing Department, Trinity Western University, 7600 Langley, British Columbia, V2Y 1Y1, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:68. 2007
  5. pmc Self-efficacy is independently associated with brain volume in older women
    Jennifer 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
  6. pmc An economic evaluation of resistance training and aerobic training versus balance and toning exercises in older adults with mild cognitive impairment
    Jennifer C Davis
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e63031. 2013
  7. pmc Changes in executive functions and self-efficacy are independently associated with improved usual gait speed in older women
    Teresa 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
  8. pmc Resistance training and executive functions: a 12-month randomized controlled trial
    Teresa 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
  9. doi Resistance Training and White Matter Lesion Progression in Older Women: Exploratory Analysis of a 12-Month Randomized Controlled Trial
    Niousha Bolandzadeh
    Aging, Mobility and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 63:2052-60. 2015
  10. doi Otago home-based strength and balance retraining improves executive functioning in older fallers: a randomized controlled trial
    Teresa Liu-Ambrose
    Centre for Hip Health, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1821-30. 2008

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  1. ncbi Falls-related self-efficacy is independently associated with balance and mobility in older women with low bone mass
    Teresa Liu-Ambrose
    Department of Family Practice, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Suite 211 2150 Western Parkway, Vancouver, Canada, V6T 1V6
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:832-8. 2006
    ....
  2. pmc Executive function is independently associated with performances of balance and mobility in community-dwelling older adults after mild stroke: implications for falls prevention
    Teresa Liu-Ambrose
    UBC Bone Health Research Group, Center for Hip Health, BC Women s Hospital and Health Center Osteoporosis Program, Faculty of Medicine, Vancouver, Canada
    Cerebrovasc Dis 23:203-10. 2007
    ..e. performances of balance and mobility) could enhance future interventions that aim to prevent falls and to promote an independent lifestyle among stroke survivors...
  3. doi Older fallers with poor working memory overestimate their postural limits
    Teresa Liu-Ambrose
    Centre for Hip Health, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1335-40. 2008
    ..To compare the accuracy of perceived postural limits between older fallers with good working memory and those with poor working memory...
  4. pmc Physical activity as a mediator of the impact of chronic conditions on quality of life in older adults
    Richard Sawatzky
    Nursing Department, Trinity Western University, 7600 Langley, British Columbia, V2Y 1Y1, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:68. 2007
    ..We examined whether physical activity mediates the relationship between different chronic conditions and several health outcomes that are important to the quality of life of older adults...
  5. pmc Self-efficacy is independently associated with brain volume in older women
    Jennifer 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...
  6. pmc An economic evaluation of resistance training and aerobic training versus balance and toning exercises in older adults with mild cognitive impairment
    Jennifer C Davis
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e63031. 2013
    ..Thus, we estimated the incremental cost-effectiveness of resistance training or aerobic training compared with balance and tone exercises in terms of changes in executive cognitive function among senior women with probable MCI...
  7. pmc Changes in executive functions and self-efficacy are independently associated with improved usual gait speed in older women
    Teresa 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...
  8. pmc Resistance training and executive functions: a 12-month randomized controlled trial
    Teresa 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...
  9. doi Resistance Training and White Matter Lesion Progression in Older Women: Exploratory Analysis of a 12-Month Randomized Controlled Trial
    Niousha Bolandzadeh
    Aging, Mobility and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 63:2052-60. 2015
    ..To assess whether resistance training (RT) slows the progression of white matter lesions (WMLs) in older women...
  10. doi Otago home-based strength and balance retraining improves executive functioning in older fallers: a randomized controlled trial
    Teresa Liu-Ambrose
    Centre for Hip Health, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1821-30. 2008
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  11. pmc Structural neural correlates of impaired mobility and subsequent decline in executive functions: a 12-month prospective study
    Chun Liang Hsu
    Aging, Mobility, and Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Djavad Mowafaghian Center for Brain Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Center for Hip Health and Mobility, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Exp Gerontol 80:27-35. 2016
    ..Our data suggest that falls may indicate subclinical alterations in regional brain volume that are associated with subsequent decline in executive functions. ..
  12. pmc The Neurocognitive Basis for Impaired Dual-Task Performance in Senior Fallers
    Lindsay S Nagamatsu
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Front Aging Neurosci 8:20. 2016
    ..Given that dual-task performance-and the underlying neural concomitants-appears to be malleable with relevant training, our study serves as a launching point for promising strategies to reduce falls in the future. ..
  13. pmc Mobility Is a Key Predictor of Change in Well-Being Among Older Adults Who Experience Falls: Evidence From the Vancouver Falls Prevention Clinic Cohort
    Jennifer C Davis
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, University of British Columbia, and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Vancouver, BC, Canada Aging, Mobility, and Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 96:1634-40. 2015
    ..To determine the factors that predict change in well-being over time in older men and women presenting to the falls prevention clinic...
  14. pmc Mobility predicts change in older adults' health-related quality of life: evidence from a Vancouver falls prevention prospective cohort study
    Jennifer C Davis
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute VCHRI, 828 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V6T 2B5, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 13:101. 2015
    ..Hence, the primary objective of our study was to identify key factors that explain variation in HRQoL among community dwelling older adults at risk of falls...
  15. pmc Disruptions in brain networks of older fallers are associated with subsequent cognitive decline: a 12-month prospective exploratory study
    Chun Liang Hsu
    Aging, Mobility, and Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Brain Research Center, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Center for Hip Health and Mobility, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e93673. 2014
    ..32 and 0.33 respectively; p ≤ 0.04). Thus, a recent history of multiple falls among older adults without a diagnosis of dementia may indicate sub-clinical changes in brain function and increased risk for subsequent decline...
  16. pmc A comparison of the ICECAP-O with EQ-5D in a falls prevention clinical setting: are they complements or substitutes?
    Jennifer C Davis
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, The University of British Columbia, 828 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1M9, Canada
    Qual Life Res 22:969-77. 2013
    ..Our research explored whether two preference-based outcome measures (EuroQol EQ-5D and ICECAP-O) are complements or substitutes in the context of the Vancouver Falls Prevention Clinic for seniors...
  17. pmc Feasibility of a 6-month exercise and recreation program to improve executive functioning and memory in individuals with chronic stroke
    Debbie Rand
    University of British Columbia and Rehab Research Lab, GF Strong Rehab Centre, Vancouver, Canada
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 24:722-9. 2010
    ..Physical activity is beneficial for improving cognitive function in healthy older adults. However, research results on the benefits of physical activity on cognitive performance after stroke are limited...
  18. pmc Physical activity improves verbal and spatial memory in older adults with probable mild cognitive impairment: a 6-month randomized controlled trial
    Lindsay S Nagamatsu
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia UBC, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    J Aging Res 2013:861893. 2013
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  19. pmc Resistance and agility training reduce fall risk in women aged 75 to 85 with low bone mass: a 6-month randomized, controlled trial
    Teresa Liu-Ambrose
    Bone Health Research Group, British Columbia Women s Hospital and Health Center Osteoporosis Program and Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:657-65. 2004
    ..To compare the effectiveness of group resistance and agility-training programs in reducing fall risk in community-dwelling older women with low bone mass...
  20. pmc Exploration of the association between quality of life, assessed by the EQ-5D and ICECAP-O, and falls risk, cognitive function and daily function, in older adults with mobility impairments
    Jennifer C Davis
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, The University of British Columbia, Research Pavilion, 7th Floor, 828 West 10th Avenue, V5Z 1M9, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 12:65. 2012
    ....
  21. pmc The association between cognitive function and white matter lesion location in older adults: a systematic review
    Niousha Bolandzadeh
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, 212 2177 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada
    BMC Neurol 12:126. 2012
    ..This review systematically evaluates peer-reviewed evidence on the role of anatomical location in the association between WMLs and cognitive function...
  22. pmc Promotion of the mind through exercise (PROMoTE): a proof-of-concept randomized controlled trial of aerobic exercise training in older adults with vascular cognitive impairment
    Teresa Liu-Ambrose
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Neurol 10:14. 2010
    ....
  23. doi Dual-task gait performance among community-dwelling senior women: the role of balance confidence and executive functions
    Teresa Liu-Ambrose
    Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V5Z 1M9
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:975-82. 2009
    ..It is unclear currently which specific executive processes are most relevant to dual-task gait performance and whether "balance confidence" is independently associated with dual-task gait performance...
  24. pmc Can the Otago falls prevention program be delivered by video? A feasibility study
    Jennifer C Davis
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute VCHRI, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    BMJ Open Sport Exerc Med 2:e000059. 2016
    ..We assessed the feasibility of delivering the Otago Exercise Programme (OEP) via an interactive DVD (ie, OEP-DVD) in combination with monthly physical therapist phone calls to older adults...
  25. pmc Agreement between Patient and Proxy Assessments of Quality of Life among Older Adults with Vascular Cognitive Impairment Using the EQ-5D-3L and ICECAP-O
    Jennifer C Davis
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute VCHRI, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 11:e0153878. 2016
    ..Hence, we examined the level of agreement between patient and proxy assessments of health related quality of life (HRQoL) and wellbeing based on the domains that comprise each of these constructs...
  26. pmc Mobility and cognition are associated with wellbeing and health related quality of life among older adults: a cross-sectional analysis of the Vancouver Falls Prevention Cohort
    Jennifer C Davis
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, 828 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 15:75. 2015
    ..Hence, our objective was to identify key clinically relevant outcome measures of mobility and cognitive function that explain variation in wellbeing and health related quality of life (HRQoL) among community dwelling older adults...
  27. pmc A multistate model of cognitive dynamics in relation to resistance training: the contribution of baseline function
    Nader Fallah
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 23:463-8. 2013
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  28. pmc Change in body fat mass is independently associated with executive functions in older women: a secondary analysis of a 12-month randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth 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...
  29. pmc Emerging concept: 'central benefit model' of exercise in falls prevention
    Teresa 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...
  30. doi Resistance training and functional plasticity of the aging brain: a 12-month randomized controlled trial
    Teresa Liu-Ambrose
    The Brain Research Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Neurobiol Aging 33:1690-8. 2012
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  31. doi Are the EQ-5D-3L and the ICECAP-O responsive among older adults with impaired mobility? Evidence from the Vancouver Falls Prevention Cohort Study
    Jennifer C Davis
    Center for Hip Health and Mobility, Robert HN Ho Building 2635 Laurel St, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1M9, Canada
    Qual Life Res . 2016
    ..Hence, we examined the responsiveness of these two measures among individuals at risk of mobility impairment among adults aged ≥70 years...
  32. pmc Exploring the effects of coexisting amyloid in subcortical vascular cognitive impairment
    Elizabeth Dao
    Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, University of British Columbia, 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6S 0A9, Canada
    BMC Neurol 15:197. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to understand whether individual differences in amyloid pathology might explain variations in cognitive impairment among individuals with clinical subcortical VCI (SVCI)...
  33. pmc Challenges with cost-utility analyses of behavioural interventions among older adults at risk for dementia
    Jennifer C Davis
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Vancouver, Canada School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Aging, Mobility, and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 49:1343-7. 2015
    ....
  34. pmc Predicting cognitive function from clinical measures of physical function and health status in older adults
    Niousha Bolandzadeh
    Experimental Medicine Program, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Aging, Mobility, and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 10:e0119075. 2015
    ..Therefore, identifying biomarkers that can be easily assessed within the clinical setting and predict cognitive decline is important. Early recognition of cognitive decline could promote timely implementation of preventive strategies...
  35. pmc Action seniors! - secondary falls prevention in community-dwelling senior fallers: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Teresa Liu-Ambrose
    Aging, Mobility, and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, University of British Columbia, 212 2177 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Trials 16:144. 2015
    ..Hence, we propose a randomized controlled trial powered for falls that will, for the first time, assess the efficacy and efficiency of the Otago Exercise Program for secondary falls prevention...
  36. ncbi HipWatch: osteoporosis investigation and treatment after a hip fracture: a 6-month randomized controlled trial
    Jennifer C Davis
    University of British Columbia, Center for Hip Health, David Strangway Building, Suite 320 5950 University Boulevard, Vancouver, Canada V6T 1Z3
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:888-91. 2007
    ..We aimed to determine whether a novel Patient Empowerment and Physician Alerting (PEPA) intervention would improve the proportion of seniors who were investigated and treated for osteoporosis after hip fracture...
  37. pmc Functional neural correlates of reduced physiological falls risk
    Lindsay 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...
  38. ncbi Older women with osteoporosis have increased postural sway and weaker quadriceps strength than counterparts with normal bone mass: overlooked determinants of fracture risk?
    Teresa Liu-Ambrose
    School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M862-6. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare 3 established fall risk factors between these 2 groups of women...
  39. pmc Sustained economic benefits of resistance training in community-dwelling senior women
    Jennifer C Davis
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1232-7. 2011
    ..To determine whether the health and cost benefits of resistance training were sustained 12 months after formal cessation of the intervention...
  40. pmc An Evaluation of the Longitudinal, Bidirectional Associations Between Gait Speed and Cognition in Older Women and Men
    John R Best
    Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 71:1616-1623. 2016
    ..Further, whether these associations differ for men versus women or can be attributed to differences in physical activity (PA) is unknown...
  41. doi Altered neural activation during prepotent response inhibition in breast cancer survivors treated with chemotherapy: an fMRI study
    Julia W Y Kam
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2136 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6T 1Z4
    Brain Imaging Behav 10:840-8. 2016
    ..Our data indicates reduced neural activation in BCS during a prepotent response inhibition task, providing support for the prevailing notion of neural alterations observed in BCS treated with chemotherapy. ..
  42. pmc Group Medical Visits (GMVs) in primary care: an RCT of group-based versus individual appointments to reduce HbA1c in older people
    Karim M Khan
    Centre for Mobility and Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    BMJ Open 5:e007441. 2015
    ..We intend to determine the clinical effectiveness, quality of life and economic implications of Group Medical Visits within a primary care setting for older people with T2DM...
  43. ncbi School-based physical activity does not compromise children's academic performance
    Yasmin Ahamed
    Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:371-6. 2007
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  44. ncbi Optimizing results from pQCT: reliability of operator-dependent pQCT variables in cadavers and humans with low bone mass
    Maureen C Ashe
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia, and British Columbia Women s and Children s Hospital, BC, Canada
    J Clin Densitom 8:335-40. 2005
    ..These results provide a foundation for recommending scan acquisition and analysis options for patients with low bone mass...
  45. pmc The independent contribution of executive functions to health related quality of life in older women
    Jennifer C Davis
    Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute VCHRI, 301 2647 Willow Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V5Z 3P1, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 10:16. 2010
    ..We calculated QALYs from the EQ-5D administered at baseline, 6 months and 12 months...
  46. ncbi Clinical Risk Factors for Head Impact During Falls in Older Adults: A Prospective Cohort Study in Long-Term Care
    Yijian Yang
    Technology for Injury Prevention in Seniors TIPS Program Drs Yang, Feldman, and Robinovitch and Ms Leung, Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Drs Yang, Mackey, Feldman, and Robinovitch, and School of Engineering Science Dr Robinovitch, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, Robert H N Ho Research Centre Drs Yang, Mackey, Liu Ambrose, and Robinovitch, and Department of Physical Therapy Dr Liu Ambrose, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Dr Liu Ambrose and Primary Care, Chronic Disease Management and Specialized Seniors, Fraser Health Authority, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada Ms Leung and Dr Feldman
    J Head Trauma Rehabil . 2016
    ..To examine risk factors associated with head impact during falls in older adults in long-term care (LTC)...
  47. doi Long-Term Effects of Resistance Exercise Training on Cognition and Brain Volume in Older Women: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial
    John R Best
    1Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 21:745-56. 2015
    ..27) at 2-year follow-up relative to balance-and-toning. These effects were independent of one another. These findings suggest resistance training may have a long-term impact on cognition and white matter volume in older women...
  48. doi 2014 consensus statement from the first Economics of Physical Inactivity Consensus (EPIC) conference (Vancouver)
    Jennifer C Davis
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 48:947-51. 2014
    ..This will also facilitate comparisons among future economic evidence...
  49. doi What is the association between sedentary behaviour and cognitive function? A systematic review
    Ryan S Falck
    Faculty of Medicine, Aging, Mobility and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, University of British Columbia, Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Br J Sports Med . 2016
    ..Thus, we conducted a systematic review ascertaining the contribution of sedentary behaviour towards associated changes in cognitive function over the adult lifespan...
  50. doi Personalising exercise recommendations for brain health: considerations and future directions
    Cindy K Barha
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Br J Sports Med . 2016
    ..We argue that a better understanding of these factors will allow for evidence-based, personalised, tailored exercise recommendations that go beyond the one-size-fits-all approach to successfully combat dementia...
  51. pmc Longitudinal Analysis of Physical Performance, Functional Status, Physical Activity, and Mood in Relation to Executive Function in Older Adults Who Fall
    John R Best
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 63:1112-20. 2015
    ....
  52. pmc Exercise training and recreational activities to promote executive functions in chronic stroke: a proof-of-concept study
    Teresa Liu-Ambrose
    Aging, Mobility, and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Brain Research Centre, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Electronic address
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 24:130-7. 2015
    ..Both exercise and recreational activities are promising strategies. We assessed the effect of a 6-month exercise and recreation program on executive functions in adults with chronic stroke...
  53. pmc Pathways linking regional hyperintensities in the brain and slower gait
    Niousha Bolandzadeh
    Aging, Mobility, and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada Brain Research Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada Experimental Medicine Graduate Program, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Neuroimage 99:7-13. 2014
    ..Understanding the mechanisms underlying impaired mobility in late life will increase our capacity to develop effective interventions...
  54. doi Failing bodies: body image and multiple chronic conditions in later life
    Laura Hurd Clarke
    School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Qual Health Res 18:1084-95. 2008
    ..We discuss how the participants view their bodies as both aesthetic and instrumental entities and how gender norms and discourses of successful aging and healthism shape their body evaluations...