activities of daily living

Summary

Summary: The performance of the basic activities of self care, such as dressing, ambulation, eating, etc., in rehabilitation.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Long-term effects of cognitive training on everyday functional outcomes in older adults
    Sherry L Willis
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16801
    JAMA 296:2805-14. 2006
  2. ncbi Body composition in healthy aging
    R N Baumgartner
    Division of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque 87131, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 904:437-48. 2000
  3. ncbi A high response is not essential to prevent selection bias: results from the Leiden 85-plus study
    A Bootsma van der Wiel
    Leiden 85 plus Study, Leiden University Medical Center, C2 R Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, P O Box 9600, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:1119-25. 2002
  4. pmc Development, validity and responsiveness of the Clinical COPD Questionnaire
    Thys van der Molen
    Department of General Practice, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:13. 2003
  5. ncbi Predicting the probability for falls in community-dwelling older adults using the Timed Up & Go Test
    A Shumway-Cook
    Division of Physical Therapy, University of Washington, Box 356490, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Phys Ther 80:896-903. 2000
  6. ncbi [Measuring the quality of life in economic evaluations: the Dutch EQ-5D tariff]
    L M Lamers
    Instituut Beleid en Management Gezondheidszorg, Erasmus MC, Postbus 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:1574-8. 2005
  7. ncbi Lower extremity function and subsequent disability: consistency across studies, predictive models, and value of gait speed alone compared with the short physical performance battery
    J M Guralnik
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 9205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M221-31. 2000
  8. ncbi A comparison of the EQ-5D and SF-6D across seven patient groups
    John Brazier
    Sheffield Health Economics Group, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Health Econ 13:873-84. 2004
  9. ncbi Loading of the knee joint during activities of daily living measured in vivo in five subjects
    I Kutzner
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Biomech 43:2164-73. 2010
  10. ncbi Effect of constraint-induced movement therapy on upper extremity function 3 to 9 months after stroke: the EXCITE randomized clinical trial
    Steven L Wolf
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    JAMA 296:2095-104. 2006

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  1. pmc Long-term effects of cognitive training on everyday functional outcomes in older adults
    Sherry L Willis
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16801
    JAMA 296:2805-14. 2006
    ..Cognitive training has been shown to improve cognitive abilities in older adults but the effects of cognitive training on everyday function have not been demonstrated...
  2. ncbi Body composition in healthy aging
    R N Baumgartner
    Division of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque 87131, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 904:437-48. 2000
    ..The accurate identification of sarcopenic obesity requires precise methods of simultaneously measuring fat and lean components, such as dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry...
  3. ncbi A high response is not essential to prevent selection bias: results from the Leiden 85-plus study
    A Bootsma van der Wiel
    Leiden 85 plus Study, Leiden University Medical Center, C2 R Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, P O Box 9600, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:1119-25. 2002
    ..In conclusion, we showed that given a moderately high direct response the additional effort was effective in increasing the response rate, but was also selective and was not necessary to prevent selection bias...
  4. pmc Development, validity and responsiveness of the Clinical COPD Questionnaire
    Thys van der Molen
    Department of General Practice, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:13. 2003
    ..So far no validated questionnaires are available to measure symptom and functional state in daily clinical practice. The aim of this study was to develop and validate the Clinical COPD Questionnaire (CCQ)...
  5. ncbi Predicting the probability for falls in community-dwelling older adults using the Timed Up & Go Test
    A Shumway-Cook
    Division of Physical Therapy, University of Washington, Box 356490, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Phys Ther 80:896-903. 2000
    ..This study examined the sensitivity and specificity of the Timed Up & Go Test (TUG) under single-task versus dual-task conditions for identifying elderly individuals who are prone to falling...
  6. ncbi [Measuring the quality of life in economic evaluations: the Dutch EQ-5D tariff]
    L M Lamers
    Instituut Beleid en Management Gezondheidszorg, Erasmus MC, Postbus 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:1574-8. 2005
    ..To value EQ-5D health states by a general Dutch public. EQ-5D is a standardised questionnaire that is used to calculate quality-adjusted life-years for cost-utility analysis...
  7. ncbi Lower extremity function and subsequent disability: consistency across studies, predictive models, and value of gait speed alone compared with the short physical performance battery
    J M Guralnik
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 9205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M221-31. 2000
    ....
  8. ncbi A comparison of the EQ-5D and SF-6D across seven patient groups
    John Brazier
    Sheffield Health Economics Group, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Health Econ 13:873-84. 2004
    ..Further research is required to fully understand the respective roles of the descriptive systems and the valuation methods and to examine the implications for estimates of the impact of health care interventions...
  9. ncbi Loading of the knee joint during activities of daily living measured in vivo in five subjects
    I Kutzner
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Biomech 43:2164-73. 2010
    ..component were therefore measured in 5 subjects in vivo by an instrumented knee implant during various activities of daily living. Average peak resultant forces, in percent of body weight, were highest during stair descending (346% BW)..
  10. ncbi Effect of constraint-induced movement therapy on upper extremity function 3 to 9 months after stroke: the EXCITE randomized clinical trial
    Steven L Wolf
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    JAMA 296:2095-104. 2006
    ....
  11. pmc The Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS): from joint injury to osteoarthritis
    Ewa M Roos
    Department of Orthopaedics, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:64. 2003
    ..The measure is relatively new and further use of the instrument will add knowledge and suggest areas that need to be further explored and improved...
  12. ncbi Age- and gender-related test performance in community-dwelling elderly people: Six-Minute Walk Test, Berg Balance Scale, Timed Up & Go Test, and gait speeds
    Teresa M Steffen
    Program in Physical Therapy, Concordia University Wisconsin, 12800 N Lake Shore Dr, Mequon, WI 53097, USA
    Phys Ther 82:128-37. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide data for 4 common clinical tests in a sample of community-dwelling older adults...
  13. ncbi The roles of vision and eye movements in the control of activities of daily living
    M Land
    Sussex Centre for Neuroscience, School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Perception 28:1311-28. 1999
    ..This type of unconscious attention must be a common phenomenon in everyday life...
  14. ncbi Risk factors for functional status decline in community-living elderly people: a systematic literature review
    A E Stuck
    Department of Geriatrics and Rehabilitation, Zieglerspital, Bern, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 48:445-69. 1999
    ..This review will help investigators set priorities for future research of the Disablement Process, plan health and social services for elderly persons and develop more cost-effective programs for preventing disability among them...
  15. ncbi Valuing the ICECAP capability index for older people
    Joanna Coast
    University of Birmingham, Department of Health Economics, Public Health Building, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 67:874-82. 2008
    ..Values that were estimated are feasible for use in practical applications of the index to measure the impact of health and social care interventions...
  16. ncbi Designing randomized, controlled trials aimed at preventing or delaying functional decline and disability in frail, older persons: a consensus report
    Luigi Ferrucci
    Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:625-34. 2004
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  17. ncbi Loss of independence in activities of daily living in older adults hospitalized with medical illnesses: increased vulnerability with age
    Kenneth E Covinsky
    Division of Geriatrics, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:451-8. 2003
    To describe the changes in activities of daily living (ADL) function occurring before and after hospital admission in older people hospitalized with medical illness and to assess the effect of age on loss of ADL function.
  18. ncbi Video task analysis of turning during activities of daily living
    Brian C Glaister
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Gait Posture 25:289-94. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate turning behavior in the field during certain activities of daily living. Eleven able-bodied subjects were filmed from a posterior view from the waist down as they walked ..
  19. ncbi Midlife hand grip strength as a predictor of old age disability
    T Rantanen
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    JAMA 281:558-60. 1999
    ..Poor muscle strength, functional limitations, and disability often coexist, but whether muscle strength during midlife predicts old age functional ability is not known...
  20. pmc Complex interventions to improve physical function and maintain independent living in elderly people: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Andrew D Beswick
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Lancet 371:725-35. 2008
    ..We did a systematic review to assess the effectiveness of community-based complex interventions in preservation of physical function and independence in elderly people...
  21. ncbi Hospitalization-associated disability: "She was probably able to ambulate, but I'm not sure"
    Kenneth E Covinsky
    Department of Medicine and Division of Geriatrics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    JAMA 306:1782-93. 2011
    ..This results in the subsequent inability to live independently and complete basic activities of daily living (ADLs)...
  22. ncbi Effects of augmented exercise therapy time after stroke: a meta-analysis
    Gert Kwakkel
    Department of Physical Therapy and Research Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 35:2529-39. 2004
    To present a systematic review of studies that addresses the effects of intensity of augmented exercise therapy time (AETT) on activities of daily living (ADL), walking, and dexterity in patients with stroke.
  23. ncbi ICF linking rules: an update based on lessons learned
    Alarcos Cieza
    ICF Research Branch, WHO FIC CC DIMDI, Institute for Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Rehabil Med 37:212-8. 2005
    ..The objective of this paper is to provide an updated version of the linking rules published in 2002 and illustrate how these rules are applied to link technical and clinical measures, health-status measures and interventions to the ICF...
  24. pmc Physical inactivity in patients with COPD, a controlled multi-center pilot-study
    Thierry Troosters
    Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, UZ Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Respir Med 104:1005-11. 2010
    ..Studies in moderate COPD are currently scarce. The aim of the present study was to investigate physical activity in daily life in patients with COPD (n=70) and controls (n=30)...
  25. ncbi Caregiving as a risk factor for mortality: the Caregiver Health Effects Study
    R Schulz
    Department of Psychiatry and University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    JAMA 282:2215-9. 1999
    ....
  26. ncbi Assessing quality of life in older adults with cognitive impairment
    Rebecca G Logsdon
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, Washington 98195 8733, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:510-9. 2002
    ..It describes a new measure of quality of life in dementia, the QOL-AD, and examines the reliability and validity of patient and caregiver reports of patient quality of life...
  27. ncbi The Manual Ability Classification System (MACS) for children with cerebral palsy: scale development and evidence of validity and reliability
    Ann Christin Eliasson
    Neuropaediatric Research Unit, Astrid Lindgren Children s Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:549-54. 2006
    ..The intraclass correlation coefficient between therapists was 0.97 (95% confidence interval 0.96-0.98), and between parents and therapist was 0.96 (0.89-0.98), indicating excellent agreement...
  28. ncbi Circumstances and consequences of falls in independent community-dwelling older adults
    W P Berg
    Department of Physical Education, Health and Sport Studies, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056, USA
    Age Ageing 26:261-8. 1997
    ..Such data, however, are relatively scarce, especially in community-dwelling elders...
  29. ncbi Economic valuation of informal care. An overview of methods and applications
    Bernard van den Berg
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Center, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Health Econ 5:36-45. 2004
    ..This contribution presents a critical evaluation of the available methods to incorporate informal care in economic evaluations...
  30. ncbi Overweight, obesity, and health-related quality of life among adolescents: the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
    Karen C Swallen
    Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Pediatrics 115:340-7. 2005
    ..We investigated the association between obesity and health-related quality of life in a nationally representative sample of adolescents...
  31. ncbi Prospective assessment of falls in Parkinson's disease
    B R Bloem
    MRC Human Movement and Balance Unit, Institute of Neurology, London, UK
    J Neurol 248:950-8. 2001
    ..Recurrent fallers were best predicted by disease severity and presence of prior falls. Strategies to prevent falls in PD should particularly focus at intrinsic (patient-related) factors, such as minimising the use of benzodiazepines...
  32. ncbi Effectiveness of collaborative care for older adults with Alzheimer disease in primary care: a randomized controlled trial
    Christopher M Callahan
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute Inc, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    JAMA 295:2148-57. 2006
    ..Most older adults with dementia will be cared for by primary care physicians, but the primary care practice environment presents important challenges to providing quality care...
  33. ncbi Evaluation of a threshold-based tri-axial accelerometer fall detection algorithm
    A K Bourke
    Biomedical Electronics Laboratory, Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
    Gait Posture 26:194-9. 2007
    Using simulated falls performed under supervised conditions and activities of daily living (ADL) performed by elderly subjects, the ability to discriminate between falls and ADL was investigated using tri-axial accelerometer sensors, ..
  34. ncbi Nonpharmacological therapies in Alzheimer's disease: a systematic review of efficacy
    Javier Olazarán
    Maria Wolff Foundation, Madrid, Spain
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 30:161-78. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the best evidence on the effects of NPTs in AD and related disorders (ADRD) by performing a systematic review and meta-analysis of the entire field...
  35. ncbi Daily physical activity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is mainly associated with dynamic hyperinflation
    Francisco Garcia-Rio
    Servicio de Neumologia, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 180:506-12. 2009
    ..Although the major limitation to exercise performance in patients with COPD is dynamic hyperinflation, little is known about its relation to daily physical activity...
  36. ncbi Activity classification using realistic data from wearable sensors
    Juha Parkka
    VTT Information Technology, Tampere, Finland
    IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 10:119-28. 2006
    ..Total classification accuracy is 82 % for custom decision tree classifier, 86% for automatically generated decision tree, and 82% for artificial neural network...
  37. pmc The Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders Study: design and methods
    Roger A Fielding
    Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:1226-37. 2011
    ..A Phase 3 randomized controlled trial is needed to fill this evidence gap...
  38. pmc Trajectories of disability in the last year of life
    Thomas M Gill
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:1173-80. 2010
    ..Despite the importance of functional status to older persons and their families, little is known about the course of disability at the end of life...
  39. ncbi Fear of falling: measurement strategy, prevalence, risk factors and consequences among older persons
    Alice C Scheffer
    Department of Geriatrics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Age Ageing 37:19-24. 2008
    ....
  40. ncbi Symptom variability in patients with severe COPD: a pan-European cross-sectional study
    R Kessler
    Dept of PneumologyNouvel Hôpital Civil, Strasbourg 67000, France
    Eur Respir J 37:264-72. 2011
    ..Patient-perceived COPD symptoms vary over the day and the week, and impact on daily activities; morning being the worst time of day. The majority of patients appear not to adjust treatment when symptoms worsen...
  41. ncbi Hospitalization, restricted activity, and the development of disability among older persons
    Thomas M Gill
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Dorothy Adler Geriatric Assessment Center, New Haven, Conn 06504, USA
    JAMA 292:2115-24. 2004
    Preventing the development of disability in activities of daily living is an important goal in older adults, yet relatively little is known about the disabling process.
  42. ncbi Exacerbations and time spent outdoors in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Gavin C Donaldson
    Academic Unit of Respiratory Medicine, Dominion House, St Bartholomew s Hospital, London EC1A 7BE, UK
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:446-52. 2005
    ..In conclusion, time spent outside the home declines over time and acutely at exacerbation. Patients with frequent exacerbations are more likely to become housebound and need targeting in rehabilitation programs...
  43. ncbi Association of insomnia with quality of life, work productivity, and activity impairment
    Susan C Bolge
    Consumer Health Sciences, 1 Independence Way, Suite 220, Princeton, NJ, 08540, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:415-22. 2009
    ..To assess the association of insomnia with health-related quality of life (HRQOL), work productivity, and activity impairment...
  44. ncbi Pedometer measures of free-living physical activity: comparison of 13 models
    Patrick L Schneider
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, University of Tennessee, 1914 Andy Holt Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:331-5. 2004
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  45. ncbi A program to prevent functional decline in physically frail, elderly persons who live at home
    Thomas M Gill
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Dorothy Adler Geriatric Assessment Center, New Haven, Conn 06504, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:1068-74. 2002
    ..Functional decline in physically frail, elderly persons is associated with substantial morbidity. It is uncertain whether such functional decline can be prevented...
  46. ncbi Exercise program for nursing home residents with Alzheimer's disease: a 1-year randomized, controlled trial
    Yves Rolland
    Internal Medicine Service and Gerontology Clinic, Hopital La Grave Casselardit, Toulouse, France
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:158-65. 2007
    To investigate the effectiveness of an exercise program in improving ability to perform activities of daily living (ADLs), physical performance, and nutritional status and decreasing behavioral disturbance and depression in patients with ..
  47. ncbi Extrapulmonary effects of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on physical activity: a cross-sectional study
    Henrik Watz
    Pulmonary Research Institute at Hospital Grosshansdorf, Center for Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery, Woehrendamm 80, D 22927 Grosshansdorf, Germany
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:743-51. 2008
    ..Physical activity is reduced in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD has a systemic component that includes significant extrapulmonary effects that may contribute to its severity in individual patients...
  48. pmc Quality of life and affective well-being in middle-aged and older people with chronic medical illnesses: a cross-sectional population based study
    Anna Wikman
    Psychobiology Group, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e18952. 2011
    ..The objective of this paper was to compare general (rather than health-related) QOL and affective well-being in middle aged and older people across eight chronic illnesses...
  49. ncbi Resistance exercise in men receiving androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer
    Roanne J Segal
    Department of Medical Oncology, Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre General Site, 503 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 1C4, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 21:1653-9. 2003
    ..These physical changes can negatively affect health-related quality of life. Resistance exercise may help to counter some of these side effects by reducing fatigue, elevating mood, building muscle mass, and reducing body fat...
  50. ncbi Geriatric conditions and disability: the Health and Retirement Study
    Christine T Cigolle
    University of Michigan, the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Healthcare System Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, and the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:156-64. 2007
    ..The prevalence of geriatric conditions and their effect on health and disability in older adults has not been investigated in population-based samples...
  51. ncbi Sarcopenic obesity predicts instrumental activities of daily living disability in the elderly
    Richard N Baumgartner
    Aging and Genetic Epidemiology Program, Division of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
    Obes Res 12:1995-2004. 2004
    To determine the association of sarcopenic obesity with the onset of Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL) disability in a cohort of 451 elderly men and women followed for up to 8 years.
  52. pmc Comparison of the psychometric characteristics of the functional independence measure, 5 item Barthel index, and 10 item Barthel index in patients with stroke
    I P Hsueh
    School of Occupational Therapy, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, ROC
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 73:188-90. 2002
    ....
  53. ncbi QUALIDEM: development and evaluation of a dementia specific quality of life instrument--validation
    Teake P Ettema
    Institute for Extramural Medicine EMGO, VU Medical Center Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:424-30. 2007
    ..To validate the QUALIDEM, a quality of life measure for people with dementia within residential settings rated by professional caregivers...
  54. ncbi Developing attributes for a generic quality of life measure for older people: preferences or capabilities?
    Ini Grewal
    National Centre for Social Research, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:1891-901. 2006
    ..This suggests that further development of this measure should focus on an index of capability rather than preference-based utility...
  55. ncbi Prognostic value of usual gait speed in well-functioning older people--results from the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study
    Matteo Cesari
    Department of Aging and Geriatric Research, College of Medicine, Institute on Aging, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32608, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1675-80. 2005
    ..To define clinically relevant cutpoints for usual gait speed and to investigate their predictive value for health-related events in older persons...
  56. ncbi The 6-min walk test: a quick measure of functional status in elderly adults
    Paul L Enright
    University of Arizona, USA
    Chest 123:387-98. 2003
    ..To determine the correlates of the total 6-min walk distance (6MWD) in a population sample of adults > or = 68 years old...
  57. ncbi Activity, participation, and quality of life 6 months poststroke
    Nancy E Mayo
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Royal Victoria, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:1035-42. 2002
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  58. pmc Canadian normative data for the SF-36 health survey. Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study Research Group
    W M Hopman
    MacKenzie Health Services Research Group, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont
    CMAJ 163:265-71. 2000
    ..Published norms for the SF-36 exist for other countries but have not been previously published for Canada...
  59. ncbi Psychometric characteristics of the Barthel activities of daily living index in stroke patients
    I P Hsueh
    School of Occupational Therapy, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, 7 Chun-Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 100:526-32. 2001
    BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Although the Barthel activities of daily living (ADL) index (BI) is widely used to measure disability in Taiwan, the usage of the BI has not been scientifically justified...
  60. ncbi Early prediction of outcome of activities of daily living after stroke: a systematic review
    Janne M Veerbeek
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Research Institute MOVE, Room 1Y 172 06, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, De Boelelaan 1117, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 42:1482-8. 2011
    Knowledge about robust and unbiased factors that predict outcome of activities of daily living (ADL) is paramount in stroke management...
  61. ncbi Prevalence of knee osteoarthritis in the United States: arthritis data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1991-94
    Charles F Dillon
    Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, DHANES, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Rheumatol 33:2271-9. 2006
    ..To estimate the US national prevalence of tibiofemoral radiographic knee osteoarthritis (RKOA) with and without symptoms, and its influence on functional tasks...
  62. ncbi Effects of exercise programs to prevent decline in health-related quality of life in highly deconditioned institutionalized elderly persons: a randomized controlled trial
    Arnaud Dechamps
    Department of Physical Activity and Exercise Psychology, LACES 4140, Faculte des Sciences du Sport, Bordeaux, France
    Arch Intern Med 170:162-9. 2010
    ..of targeted exercise programs on health-related quality of life compared with usual care based on the ability to perform activities of daily living (ADL) and the Neuropsychiatric Inventory scores in geriatric institutionalized persons.
  63. pmc Measuring disability across cultures--the psychometric properties of the WHODAS II in older people from seven low- and middle-income countries. The 10/66 Dementia Research Group population-based survey
    Renata M Sousa
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Health Services and Population Research Department, London, UK
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 19:1-17. 2010
    ..More work is needed to assess the generalizability of our findings to different populations...
  64. ncbi The impact of HIV-associated neuropsychological impairment on everyday functioning
    Robert K Heaton
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California at San Diego, and VA San Diego Health Care System, La Jolla, 92093 0603, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 10:317-31. 2004
    ..subjective experiences of cognitive difficulties, as well as unemployment and increased dependence in activities of daily living; multivariate prediction models that also considered depressed mood and biological measures of disease ..
  65. ncbi A threshold-based fall-detection algorithm using a bi-axial gyroscope sensor
    A K Bourke
    Biomedical Electronics Laboratory, Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
    Med Eng Phys 30:84-90. 2008
    A threshold-based algorithm, to distinguish between Activities of Daily Living (ADL) and falls is described. A gyroscope based fall-detection sensor array is used...
  66. ncbi Minimum data set for home care: a valid instrument to assess frail older people living in the community
    F Landi
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Centro Medicina dell Invecchiamento, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Med Care 38:1184-90. 2000
    ..To facilitate comprehensive assessment, as well as to generate a useful, policy-relevant patient database, standardized, multidimensional, and validated instruments are very helpful...
  67. ncbi Comparison of the LASA Physical Activity Questionnaire with a 7-day diary and pedometer
    Vianda S Stel
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:252-8. 2004
    ..First, to validate the LASA Physical Activity Questionnaire (LAPAQ) by a 7-day diary and a pedometer in older persons. Second, to assess the repeatability of the LAPAQ. Third, to compare the feasibility of these methods...
  68. ncbi The importance of patient expectations in predicting functional outcomes after total joint arthroplasty
    Nizar N Mahomed
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Rheumatol 29:1273-9. 2002
    ..Multivariate regression models were used to evaluate the impact of expectations on outcomes...
  69. pmc A comparison of frailty indexes for the prediction of falls, disability, fractures, and mortality in older men
    Kristine E Ensrud
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:492-8. 2009
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  70. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of fear of falling, and associated avoidance of activity in the general population of community-living older people
    G A R Zijlstra
    Maastricht University, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Department of Health Care Studies, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Age Ageing 36:304-9. 2007
    ..Little is known about the prevalence rates and correlates of fear of falling and avoidance of activity due to fear of falling in the general population of community-living older people...
  71. pmc Recovery of activities of daily living in older adults after hospitalization for acute medical illness
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2171-9. 2008
    ..the hospital after an acute medical illness with a new or additional disability in their basic self-care activities of daily living (ADL) (compared with preadmission baseline 2 weeks before admission) with those of older adults ..
  72. ncbi A longitudinal study integrating population, care and social services data. The Swedish National study on Aging and Care (SNAC)
    Marten Lagergren
    Stockholm Gerontology Research Center, Stockholm, Sweden
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:158-68. 2004
    ..A large, national, long-term, longitudinal, multi-purpose study has been launched in Sweden--the Swedish National study on Aging and Care (SNAC). The study involves four research centers collecting data in four different areas of Sweden...
  73. ncbi A randomized, controlled trial of comprehensive geriatric assessment and multidisciplinary intervention after discharge of elderly from the emergency department--the DEED II study
    Gideon A Caplan
    Post Acute Care Services, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1417-23. 2004
    ..To study the effects of comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) and multidisciplinary intervention on elderly patients sent home from the emergency department (ED)...
  74. ncbi Fear of moving outdoors and development of outdoor walking difficulty in older people
    Merja Rantakokko
    Department of Health Sciences, Finnish Centre for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:634-40. 2009
    ..To study which individual characteristics and environmental factors correlate with fear of moving outdoors and whether fear of moving outdoors predicts development of mobility limitation...
  75. pmc Functional decline and recovery of activities of daily living in hospitalized, disabled older women: the Women's Health and Aging Study I
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1757-66. 2009
    ..To determine, in disabled, older, community-dwelling women who were hospitalized, the rates and predictors of functional decline, the probability and time course of subsequent functional recovery, and predictors of functional recovery...
  76. ncbi SVM-based multimodal classification of activities of daily living in Health Smart Homes: sensors, algorithms, and first experimental results
    Anthony Fleury
    AFIRM Team, Techniques de l Ingénierie Médicale et de la Complexité Informatique, Mathématique et Applications, Grenoble laboratory, Unité Mixte de Recherche 5525, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Université Joseph Fourier, Faculte de Medecine de Grenoble, F 38706 La Tronche Cedex, France
    IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 14:274-83. 2010
    ..Our aim is to quantify criteria such as the international activities of daily living (ADL) or the French Autonomie Gerontologie Groupes Iso-Ressources (AGGIR) scales, by automatically ..
  77. ncbi A comparative review of generic quality-of-life instruments
    S J Coons
    Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 17:13-35. 2000
    ..The potential user of these instruments should base their instrument selection decision on the characteristics that are most relevant to their particular HR-QOL measurement needs...
  78. pmc The validation of a novel activity monitor in the measurement of posture and motion during everyday activities
    P M Grant
    Glasgow Caledonian University, School of Health and Social Care, Glasgow, UK
    Br J Sports Med 40:992-7. 2006
    ..Accurate measurement of physical activity patterns can be used to identify sedentary behaviour and may facilitate interventions aimed at reducing inactivity...
  79. pmc Cognitive impairment is independently associated with reduced instrumental activities of daily living in persons with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Ohio 44242, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 27:44-50. 2012
    Heart failure (HF) is a disabling disease that often affects instrumental activities of daily living (instrumental ADLs)...
  80. ncbi Rasch analysis of a new stroke-specific outcome scale: the Stroke Impact Scale
    Pamela W Duncan
    Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0185, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:950-63. 2003
    ..To assess multiple psychometric characteristics of a new stroke outcome measure, the Stroke Impact Scale (SIS), using Rasch analysis, and to identify and remove misfitting items from the 8 domains that comprise the SIS...
  81. ncbi The development of a handicap assessment questionnaire: the Impact on Participation and Autonomy (IPA)
    M Cardol
    Department of Rehabilitation, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Rehabil 13:411-9. 1999
    ..To report on the feasibility and psychometric properties in terms of homogeneity and construct validity of a newly developed handicap questionnaire focusing on person-perceived handicaps: the Impact on Participation and Autonomy (IPA)...
  82. ncbi Prediction of institutionalization in the elderly. A systematic review
    Melanie Luppa
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Age Ageing 39:31-8. 2010
    ..in the past decades, many studies have examined predictors of nursing home placement (NHP) in the elderly. This study provides a systematic review of predictors of NHP in the general population of developed countries...
  83. ncbi Definitions and predictors of successful aging: a comprehensive review of larger quantitative studies
    Colin A Depp
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:6-20. 2006
    ..Our aim was to review the literature on proportions of subjects meeting criteria and individual components of definitions of successful aging as well as correlates of these definitions...
  84. pmc The effect of type-2-diabetes-related vascular endothelial dysfunction on skin physiology and activities of daily living
    Jerrold Scott Petrofsky
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health Professions, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 5:657-67. 2011
    ..In addition, endothelial damage has far-reaching effects on the whole body during normal activities of daily living, including an impaired response to local heat, such as hot packs and contrast baths, and higher body ..
  85. ncbi A randomized, observer-blind, controlled trial of the traditional Chinese medicine Yi-Gan San for improvement of behavioral and psychological symptoms and activities of daily living in dementia patients
    Koh Iwasaki
    Department of Geriatrics and Complementary Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University, Sendai City, Japan
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:248-52. 2005
    ..examined the efficacy and safety of the traditional Chinese herbal medicine Yi-Gan San (YGS, Yokukan-San in Japanese) in the improvement of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) and activities of daily living (ADL).
  86. ncbi The role of coping resources on change in well-being during persistent health decline
    Angèle A G C Jonker
    Department of Psychiatry, VU Medical Centre, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Aging Health 21:1063-82. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the role of psychological coping resources in the association between health decline and well-being, in a longitudinal design...
  87. ncbi Executive function in daily life: Age-related influences of executive processes on instrumental activities of daily living
    Leslie Vaughan
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA
    Psychol Aging 25:343-55. 2010
    ..function (EF) (inhibition, task switching, updating in working memory), and 2 types of instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs) (self-report, performance based)...
  88. ncbi Linking health and health-related information to the ICF: a systematic review of the literature from 2001 to 2008
    Nora Fayed
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 33:1941-51. 2011
    ....
  89. ncbi Effects of a home visiting program for older people with poor health status: a randomized, clinical trial in The Netherlands
    Ans Bouman
    Department of Epidemiology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:397-404. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a home visiting program on health-related measures in a population of older people with poor health status...
  90. ncbi Difficult to measure constructs: conceptual and methodological issues concerning participation and environmental factors
    Gale Whiteneck
    Dept of Research, Craig Hospital, Englewood, CO 80113, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:S22-35. 2009
    ....
  91. ncbi Diabetes and physical disability among older U.S. adults
    E W Gregg
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Diabetes Care 23:1272-7. 2000
    ..To estimate the prevalence of physical disability associated with diabetes among U.S. adults > or =60 years of age...
  92. ncbi The Rush Memory and Aging Project: study design and baseline characteristics of the study cohort
    David A Bennett
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush University Medical Center, 600 S Paulina, Suite 1028, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 25:163-75. 2005
    ..Their mean age was 81 years, about a third had 12 or fewer years of education, a third were men, and about 10% were members of a racial or ethnic minority group. More than 950 already have completed their baseline clinical evaluation...
  93. ncbi Poststroke fatigue: a 2-year follow-up study of stroke patients in Sweden
    Eva Lotta Glader
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Stroke 33:1327-33. 2002
    ..Fatigue is common among stroke patients. This study determined the prevalence of fatigue among long-term survivors after stroke and what impact fatigue had on various aspects of daily life and on survival...
  94. ncbi Reliability of the Barthel Index when used with older people
    Anita Sainsbury
    St Luke s Hospital, Little Horton Road, Bradford BD5 0NA, UK
    Age Ageing 34:228-32. 2005
    ..Screening for potentially relevant papers and data extraction of the studies meeting the inclusion criteria were carried out independently by two researchers...
  95. pmc Estimation of daily energy expenditure in pregnant and non-pregnant women using a wrist-worn tri-axial accelerometer
    Vincent T van Hees
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e22922. 2011
    ....
  96. pmc Integration of balance and strength training into daily life activity to reduce rate of falls in older people (the LiFE study): randomised parallel trial
    Lindy Clemson
    Ageing, Work, and Health Research Unit and the Centre for Excellence in Population Ageing Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, 2141 New South Wales, Australia
    BMJ 345:e4547. 2012
    ..To determine whether a lifestyle integrated approach to balance and strength training is effective in reducing the rate of falls in older, high risk people living at home...
  97. pmc Executive function and instrumental activities of daily living in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease
    Gad A Marshall
    Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment, Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 7:300-8. 2011
    Impairment in instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) leads to early loss in productivity and adds significant burden to caregivers. Executive dysfunction is thought to be an important contributor to functional impairment...
  98. ncbi Development and validation of the Capacity of Daily Living during the Morning questionnaire and the Global Chest Symptoms Questionnaire in COPD
    M R Partridge
    Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, NHLI Division at Charing Cross, Hospital, St Dunstans Road, London W6 8RP, UK
    Eur Respir J 36:96-104. 2010
    ..15 for the GCSQ. Both the CDLM questionnaire and the GCSQ are easy-to-use, reliable, responsive, self-administered questionnaires that report on patients' symptoms and ability to perform morning activities...
  99. ncbi The prevalence of frailty syndrome in an older population from Spain. The Toledo Study for Healthy Aging
    F J Garcia-Garcia
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Hospital Virgen del Valle, Complejo Hospitalario de Toledo, Toledo, Spain
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:852-6. 2011
    ..To assess the prevalence of the frailty syndrome and its associated variables among the older adult population in the province of Toledo (Spain)...
  100. pmc Effectiveness of acute geriatric units on functional decline, living at home, and case fatality among older patients admitted to hospital for acute medical disorders: meta-analysis
    Juan J Baztán
    Department of Geriatrics, Hospital Central Cruz Roja, Madrid, Spain
    BMJ 338:b50. 2009
    ..To assess the effectiveness of acute geriatric units compared with conventional care units in adults aged 65 or more admitted to hospital for acute medical disorders...
  101. ncbi Using objective physical activity measures with youth: how many days of monitoring are needed?
    S G Trost
    Department of Exercise, School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 32:426-31. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish the minimal number of days of monitoring required for accelerometers to assess usual physical activity in children...

Research Grants84

  1. MULTICHANNEL IMPLANTABLE SYSTEM FOR NEURAL CONTROL
    P Peckham; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..the user to regain the versatile manipulative functions which will increase their ability to perform activities of daily living independently...
  2. Parkinson's Disease Neuroprotection Clinical Center
    Charles Adler; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..of movement, drooling, low volume speech, micrographia, gait and balance difficulty, and difficulty with activities of daily living. It is known that patients with PD have a loss of dopamine containing neurons projecting from the ..
  3. Field Measures of Functional Tasks for CIT Intervention
    Paolo Bonato; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..From the theoretical perspective that a small number of component submovements comprise all upper limb activities of daily living (ADL), the PIs hypothesize that with the ambulatory ACC/EMG system they will be able to identify when ..
  4. Depression in Alzheimer's Disease Study 2 (DIADS-2)
    Constantine Lyketsos; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..treatment of depression in AD affects critical non-mood outcomes such as cognition, quality of life, activities of daily living and caregiver variables, over 24 weeks...
  5. Depressoin in Alzheimer's Disease Study-2 (DIADS-2)
    Jacobo Mintzer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..treatment of depression in AD affects critical non-mood outcomes such as cognition, quality of life, activities of daily living and caregiver variables, over 24 weeks...
  6. Optimizing Chronic Disease Prevention and Management in Advanced Dementia
    Jennifer Tjia; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..dementia and are unable to recognize family, unable to communicate, and are physically dependent in activities of daily living. These patients use excessively complex medication regimens without good evidence that doing so will ..
  7. Respiratory motor control and blood pressure regulation after spinal cord injury
    ALEXANDER VLADIMIROVICH OVECHKIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in rehabilitative treatment, limit the effectiveness of such treatment, and significantly interfere with activities of daily living. In our clinic that utilizes activity-based therapy programs, we have observed that one of the most ..
  8. Neural Representation of Reach-to-Grasp for Cortical FES Neuroprostheses
    Abidemi Bolu Ajiboye; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..lateral sclerosis (ALS), have few options for regaining the independence needed to perform basic activities of daily living. This is in large part because current assistive devices require them to be able to volitionally ..
  9. Reducing Care-Resistant Behaviors During Oral Hygiene in Persons with Dementia
    Rita A Jablonski; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..illnesses among persons with dementia;examining the transferability of this intervention to other activities of daily living;and disseminating threat reduction interventions to NH staff, which may radically change the way care is ..
  10. Evaluation of an MRI Biomarker for Meniscal Repair
    Hollis G Potter; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..qualitative nature of clinical meniscal healing evaluation precludes accurate decisions about return to activities of daily living. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is used for non-invasive evaluation of meniscal repairs, but ..
  11. Monitoring Social Change: Health, Reproduction, Aging
    Barry M Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..occupations, incomes, and benefits of working-age household members;time use;diet and nutritional status;activities of daily living, health status, and use of health services;marriages and pregnancies of reproductive- age women;..
  12. A novel treatment, TAT-HSP70, in attenuating lung injury in sepsis induced ARDS
    MARY MELANIE LYONS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In survivors, recovery to resume activities of daily living is prolonged, profound and costly...
  13. Treat Neuropathic Pain with Dissolvable Microneedles Containing Anti-CGRP Peptide
    Xinmin Simon Xie; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..these neuromas become sufficiently painful that the affected digit, hand or limb becomes excluded from activities of daily living and the patient is unable to complete routine tasks...
  14. Virtual reality system for cancer patients'shoulder pain and psychosocial impact
    Grigore C Burdea; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..physical, cognitive and emotive therapy while simultaneously monitoring pain medication intake and activities of daily living. METHODS 1) Construct the BrightArm II system by creating a vision-tracked rehabilitation table that ..
  15. Use Of Adipose Derived Stem Cells For Engineering Of Ligament Tissue
    David McAllister; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The ACL is an important stabilizer of the knee and its integrity is required for many activities of daily living and sporting activities...
  16. Cognitive/Brain Effects of Adding Weight Loss to Exercise in Obese Older Adults
    Christina E Hugenschmidt; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..concern, particularly in older adults, because it can reduce an individual's ability o perform activities of daily living or follow prescribed health care activities, leads to increased institutionalization and loss of ..
  17. Patient-Specific Modeling of Total Knee Arthroplasty
    ROBERT ANTHONY SISTON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..While TKA is generally successful at relieving joint pain, some TKA recipients cannot perform basic activities of daily living such as comfortably climbing the stairs in their homes, and many find themselves unable to resume ..
  18. Testerone Trial
    Peter J Snyder; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..age-associated memory impairment, and low vitality, that result in decreased ability to perform activities of daily living, increased propensity to fall, and decreased independence...
  19. Reasons for the Excess Mortality and Functional Decline in Older Adults with CKD
    CHRISTOPHER BARRETT BOWLING; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..among older adults, CKD is associated with increased mortality and declines in the ability to perform activities of daily living (ADLs) even after adjustment for traditional cardiovascular disease risk factors (e.g...
  20. Optogenetic inhibition of motor neuron and muscle activity in vivo
    Scott L Delp; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..result in spasticity and involuntary muscle contractions that interfere with speech, movement and activities of daily living. Current approaches to reduce spasticity, such as selective dorsal rhizotomy, oral medications, or ..
  21. ACTIVE Phase III: IU Field Site
    Frederick W Unverzagt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of memory, reasoning, and speed or processing;b) self- reported and performance-based instrumental activities of daily living;and c) health-related quality of life...
  22. ACTIVE Phase III: HRC Field Site
    John N Morris; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of memory, reasoning, and speed or processing;b) self- reported and performance-based instrumental activities of daily living;and c) health-related quality of life...
  23. Glaucoma and Visual Function
    ANJALI MARUTI BHORADE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The goal of glaucoma management is to preserve the ability of patients with glaucoma to carry out activities of daily living in order to live safely and independently...
  24. ACTIVE Phase III: UAB Field Site
    Karlene K Ball; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of memory, reasoning, and speed or processing;b) self- reported and performance-based instrumental activities of daily living;and c) health-related quality of life...
  25. ACTIVE Phase III: PSU Field Site
    Sherry L Willis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of memory, reasoning, and speed or processing;b) self- reported and performance-based instrumental activities of daily living;and c) health-related quality of life...
  26. ACTIVE Phase III: JHU Field Site
    George W Rebok; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of memory, reasoning, and speed or processing;b) self- reported and performance-based instrumental activities of daily living;and c) health-related quality of life...
  27. Virtual Occupational Therapy Assistant (VOTA)
    Richard J Adams; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..of web browser-based software and a desktop USB computer peripheral, will enable patients to practice activities of daily living (ADLs) as part of an in-patient, skilled nursing, outpatient, or home health treatment program...
  28. ACTIVE Phase III: UF/WSU Field Site
    Michael Marsiske; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of memory, reasoning, and speed or processing;b) self-reported and performance-based instrumental activities of daily living;and c) health-related quality of life...
  29. PIB binding, hypometabolism, apathy and executive dysfunction in MCI and AD
    GAD ASHER MARSHALL; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in combination with apathy and executive dysfunction, will lead to impairment in instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs), and rapid progression to clinical AD...
  30. The LIFE Study
    Marco Pahor; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..mobility disability;the combined outcome of major mobility disability or death;disability in activities of daily living;and cost-effectiveness...
  31. Oral Health Status and its Correlates in Adults with Developmental Disabilities
    JOHN PATRICK contact MORGAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..unknown as are the characteristics of caregivers (the family members and paid staff who help with activities of daily living) and living environments that facilitate or impede preventive home care and regular dental visits...
  32. Using Intraoperative Measurements to Predict Postoperative Outcomes of TKA
    ROBERT ANTHONY SISTON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..function and improving quality of life, a wide gap still separates those who cannot perform basic activities of daily living like comfortably climbing the stairs within their homes to those who can go back to activities they love ..
  33. Combining Imaging and Modeling in Osteoporosis Fracture Risk Assessment
    GARY BEAUPRE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These fractures are associated with morbidity, limitations in the activities of daily living, increased mortality, particularly in the case of hip fractures, and a financial cost to society that is ..
  34. Therapeutic Effects of Cataract Removal in Alzheimer's Disease
    GROVER CLEVELAND GILMORE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..assure protocol adherence by the AD participants and will provide information about behavioral symptoms, activities of daily living, and amount of resources used...
  35. Exploring the Effects of Rehabilitation on Brain Remodeling in Progressive MS
    VICTOR WILLIAM MARK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  36. Hemispheric Dominance for Ipsilesional Movement
    Kathleen Y Haaland; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..have moderate functional limitations related to motor function, and 37% require assistance with basic activities of daily living. Recent experimental protocols designed to rehabilitate the hemiparetic upper extremity including, ..
  37. Evolution of Learned Nonuse in Stroke Hemiparesis
    VICTOR WILLIAM MARK; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  38. Targeting nigral tyrosine hydroxylase to improve locomotion in aging
    Michael F Salvatore; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The ability to initiate movement is essential for performing activities of daily living. Beginning at retirement age, bradykinesia, a significant decrease in locomotor activity, poses a major risk of ..
  39. Ambulatory Monitoring of Near Falls: A Novel Measure of Fall Risk
    Jeffrey M Hausdorff; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..and the geriatrician or neurologist needs to understand what occurs as a patient carries out routine activities of daily living, self-report will be relied upon...
  40. Oncologist-Assisted Home Exercise Program for Advanced Colon Cancer Patients
    Karen M Basen Engquist; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If this intervention is effective, it could be provided to patients through their oncologist's office, and may help them maintain activities of daily living and independence for longer periods of time during treatment.
  41. Body Worn EMG Controlling of Assistive Robotic Arm for Stroke Rehabilitation
    GARY D HAVEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In particular, upper limb (arm, hand, finger/thumb) dexterity is often affected, limiting fundamental activities of daily living (ADL) such as eating, dressing, writing or typing...
  42. Toward mechanism- and gene-based therapies for retinal degeneration
    Stephen H Tsang; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..impede further rod and cone loss by correcting the primary cause of the pathogenesis at the mid-stage of disease, then there is hope for a drug- or gene-based therapy to restore activities of daily living for newly diagnosed patients.
  43. Quantitative Assessment of Dynamic Joint Instabilities Using 4D CT Imaging
    KRISTIN DAIGLE ZHAO; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..associated pain prevents them not only from conducting important occupational tasks, but often simple activities of daily living. However, if physicians are able to diagnose dynamic joint instabilities at an early stage, surgical ..
  44. A Measurement-to-Management Tool to Improve Dementia Care
    TONY XUYEN MA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..For instance, Whitehouse et al. include the integration of cognitive functioning, activities of daily living, social interaction, and psychological well-being...
  45. Evaluating the CG ASSIST Program for Caregiving Dyads
    Patricia C Griffiths; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..and assistive technology (AT)/environmental modification program for older veterans who are dependent in activities of daily living (ADLs) and their informal caregivers will result in improvements in caregiving processes (i.e...
  46. Adiponectin replacement Therapy for HAND?
    Annadora J Bruce-Keller; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..As even this level of disability can undermine activities of daily living and threaten employment/self care independence, there is considerable research effort to identify and ..
  47. Wear Testing for Enhanced Prediction of TKR Clinical Performance
    MARKUS ANTON WIMMER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition, current protocols focus only on walking, completely omitting other activities of daily living. Although walking is the most frequent activity throughout the day, other daily physicals activities ..
  48. Exercise Versus Cognitive Interventions for Elders at Risk for Dementia
    David Loewenstein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..is increasingly recognized that this condition may adversely affect the ability to manage higher order activities of daily living and reduce quality of life...
  49. PIB PET Scanning in Speech and Language Based Dementias
    Keith A Josephs; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..speech and language impairments are the most salient features of the disease and explain deficits in activities of daily living. These dementias may or may not be associated with the deposition of the protein beta-amyloid in the ..
  50. Field Administration of Stroke Therapy-Magnesium Trial (FAST-MAG)
    Jeffrey L Saver; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Secondary analyses will analyze treatment efficacy on endpoints indexing neurologic deficit, activities of daily living, global outcome, and quality of life, and in prespecified patient subgroups, including patients with ..
  51. Kinesia-D: Ambulatory PD Dyskinesia Monitor for Drug Therapy Titration
    THOMAS OLIVER MERA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and accurately rate dyskinesia and tremor severity on a continuous scale independent of each other and activities of daily living, but also generate reports on levodopa response medication states: OFF (no PD symptomatic improvement), ..
  52. Knee Osteoarthritis: Meniscus Kinematics and Articular Cartilage Degeneration
    Toran D MacLeod; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Abnormal meniscal movement during tasks such as walking and other activities of daily living may play an important role in the onset and progression of knee OA...
  53. Contralaterally Controlled FES for Chronic Arm/Hand Hemiplegia: Single-Site RCT
    Jayme S Knutson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Approximately 65% of stroke survivors still cannot use their affected hand to assist with activities of daily living 6 months after their stroke...
  54. Development of the CopyCat FES System to Improve Hand Recovery After Stroke
    MARILYN J HAMILTON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..one-third of stroke survivors develop chronic hemiparesis with significant dependence on caregivers for activities of daily living. Contralaterally controlled functional electrical stimulation (CCFES) is a new treatment designed to ..
  55. A multilevel approach to understanding healthcare disparities in the nursing home
    LATARSHA CHISHOLM; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..will consist of nursing home segregation and quality outcomes (pressure ulcer, bowel decline, and activities of daily living)...
  56. A Multi-Site Trial of a Cognitive Rehabilitation Intervention for Persons with MS
    Alexa K Stuifbergen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..rehabilitation intervention in improving overall neuro-cognitive competence of persons with MS in activities of daily living, including verbal memory performance, use of compensatory cognitive strategies, and performance on ..
  57. Lipoic Acid and Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Alzheimer's Disease
    LYNNE H SHINTO; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..functional decline (assessed by Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale - Cognitive Subscale and by Activities of Daily Living)...
  58. Flavanol-Rich Cocoa, Vascular Responses and Mechanisms
    Naomi D Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..in cerebral blood flow (CBF) regulation which may threaten cerebral perfusion and ultimately affect activities of daily living, resulting in functional disabilities as well as impaired cognition...
  59. The effect of short-term aerobic training on arterial stiffness and blood pressur
    Samuel A Headley; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..CG will continue their activities of daily living but will not be given an exercise program...
  60. HIV Neurocognitive Disorders: A Randomized Clinical Trial of CNS-Targeted HAART
    Ronald J Ellis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and to delineate the impact of CNS-T on specific domains of neurocognitive functioning and on activities of daily living. Additional assessments that address explanatory goals will include ARV pharmacokinetics in plasma and ..
  61. Driving with Central Visual Field Loss: Attention, Search and Detection
    ALEXANDRA RAE BOWERS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..research approaches (such as visual search) to understand the limits imposed by vision impairment on activities of daily living (reading, walking and driving), leading to improved rehabilitation methods enabling visually impaired ..
  62. The Effects of Acute Events on ADL Trajectories of Nursing Home Residents
    Robin L Kruse; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Intervening illnesses are common, so residents'care goals can evolve dramatically over time. Activities of Daily Living (ADL)-basic personal care activities such as dressing, eating, and mobility-are closely related to ..
  63. MyoSense: Automated Muscle Hypertonicity Classification System
    JOSEPH GIUFFRIDA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..muscle weakness, ataxia, athetosis and dystonia causing severe functional impairment and limiting activities of daily living. Additionally these coexisting motor manifestations can occur in different parts of the body based on ..
  64. The Multimodal Rehabilitation of Older Ventilated Survivors Of Critical Illness
    Avelino Catalino Verceles; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..strength, endurance and motivation will improve mobility function (gait and balance), and basic activities of daily living (ADLs), by increasing strength and ambulatory capacity and reducing inflammation more than usual ..
  65. Impact of Implementing the EMS Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment Guidelines
    Daniel W Spaite; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A least 2% of the U.S. population has a TBI-related long-term need for help to perform activities of daily living. There is growing evidence that the management of TBI in the early minutes after injury profoundly ..
  66. Needs and Outcomes of Elders with Hip Fracture: Supportive, Functional, Palliativ
    Kenneth E Covinsky; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..how does the burden of hip fracture affect the need for personal assistance with basic and instrumental activities of daily living? Second, what are the predictors of poor outcomes following hip fracture? Third, what is the current end-..
  67. Pilot Clinical Trial of Deep Brain Stimulation for Tinnitus
    Paul Larson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..will have emotional reactions to their auditory phantom and suffer from impairments in sleep, mood, and activities of daily living. Thirteen million with tinnitus in the U and Europe seek medical attention...
  68. Access to Care of Medicare and Medicaid Enrollees
    Marlene Niefeld; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..include unmet need for long-term care measured by a need for (more) help from another person with activities of daily living (ADLs) or instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs), and organizational, financial, and geographic ..
  69. The Dorsal Wrist: Function in the Normal & Injured State
    Rita Patterson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..pain in the wrist can be debilitating and lead to functional disability and even inability to perform activities of daily living (eating, dressing, and personal hygiene)...
  70. Adaptive High Intensity Electrical Stimulation for Post-Surgical Rehabilitation
    Eric Hartman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..is a significant therapeutic aim which is associated with quality of gait and the ability to perform activities of daily living. Several studies from various research groups have shown that neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES)..
  71. VA Low Vision Intervention Trial (LOVIT) II
    Joan Stelmack; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  72. EXERCISE--NURSING INTERVENTION FOR FUNCTIONAL RECOVERY
    Beverly Roberts; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..hospitalization, many elders experience functional decline characterized by increasing dependence in activities of daily living (ADL) and abnormalities in gait...
  73. "Strength training, Self-efficacy, and Function in Blacks with Prostate Cancer."
    Bernard Hurley; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..fat, muscle and bone density), muscle strength, blood proteins important to PCa, fatigue perception, activities of daily living, and quality of life measures before and after the ST program...
  74. SYSTEMS ANALYSIS OF HEAD STABILIZATION
    Barry Peterson; Fiscal Year: 1999
    Proper stabilization of the head is essential for humans to carry out many of the essential activities of daily living. Throughout most of the activities in which we engage the head is held in a stereotyped position with respect to ..
  75. TRAJECTORY OF RECOVERY OF LIFE-SPACE MOBILITY AFTER HOSPITALIZATION
    Cynthia Brown; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Specific Aim 2: To compare changes in life-space mobility with changes in basic and instrumental activities of daily living after hospitalization in older adults...
  76. Implanted Neuroprosthesis for Restoring Arm and Hand Function after Stroke
    Jayme Knutson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..NMES) neuroprosthesis that enables stroke survivors to use their paretic arm and hand again to perform activities of daily living. This exploratory study proposes to implement in two chronic stroke survivors (>6 months post-stroke) ..
  77. HAL: A TOOL FOR ASSESSING HUMAN ACTION IN THE WORKPLACE
    JOHN ALOIMONOS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The ultimate goal is to better understand human action production and understanding, and developing optimal diagnostic and intervention tools for populations with atypical movement patterns. ..
  78. ELIA Tactile Label Maker
    ANDREW CHEPAITIS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..production will enable the blind and visually impaired to label and identify items required for their activities of daily living (ADLs) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs), and access printed text and graphics...
  79. Physical Activity and Lymphedema Project (PAL Trial)
    Kathryn Schmitz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..to lymphedema may cause decreased range of motion and function, decreased muscle strength, and alters activities of daily living. Survivors may find lymphedema more distressing than mastectomy as it is less possible hide the physical ..
  80. TREATMENTS FOR DYSPNEA--EDUCATION, EXPOSURE OR TRAINING
    Virginia Carrieri Kohlman; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..It disrupts activities of daily living and decreases quality of life...
  81. Depression in Alzheimer's Disease Study 2 (DIADS-2)
    Lon Schneider; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..treatment of depression in AD affects critical non-mood outcomes such as cognition, quality of life, activities of daily living and caregiver variables, over 24 weeks...
  82. Depression in Alzheimer's Disease Study-2(DIADS-2)
    Daniel Weintraub; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..treatment of depression in AD affects critical non-mood outcomes such as cognition, quality of life, activities of daily living and caregiver variables, over 24 weeks...
  83. Depression in Alzheimer's Disease-II
    Curtis Meinert; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..treatment of depression in AD affects critical non-mood outcomes such as cognition, quality of life, activities of daily living and caregiver variables, over 24 weeks...
  84. Depression in Alzheimer's Disease Study 2 (DIADS-2)
    Anton Porsteinsson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..treatment of depression in AD affects critical non-mood outcomes such as cognition, quality of life, activities of daily living and caregiver variables, over 24 weeks...