Maureen Ashe

Professor

Research Interests

Team-based care
Digital health
Person-Centered Care
reablement
Older Adults
built environment
Physical Activity
systematic reviews

Relevant Degree Programs

Affiliations to Research Centres, Institutes & Clusters

Research Options

I am available and interested in collaborations (e.g. clusters, grants).
I am interested in and conduct interdisciplinary research.
I am interested in working with undergraduate students on research projects.
 
 

Research Methodology

Mixed methods
evidence synthesis
accelerometry
Randomized Controlled Trials
Pragmatic trials
Systematic Reviews

Recruitment

Doctoral students
Postdoctoral Fellows
2022
2023
I support public scholarship, e.g. through the Public Scholars Initiative, and am available to supervise students and Postdocs interested in collaborating with external partners as part of their research.
I support experiential learning experiences, such as internships and work placements, for my graduate students and Postdocs.
I am open to hosting Visiting International Research Students (non-degree, up to 12 months).
I am interested in supervising students to conduct interdisciplinary research.

Complete these steps before you reach out to a faculty member!

Check requirements
  • Familiarize yourself with program requirements. You want to learn as much as possible from the information available to you before you reach out to a faculty member. Be sure to visit the graduate degree program listing and program-specific websites.
  • Check whether the program requires you to seek commitment from a supervisor prior to submitting an application. For some programs this is an essential step while others match successful applicants with faculty members within the first year of study. This is either indicated in the program profile under "Admission Information & Requirements" - "Prepare Application" - "Supervision" or on the program website.
Focus your search
  • Identify specific faculty members who are conducting research in your specific area of interest.
  • Establish that your research interests align with the faculty member’s research interests.
    • Read up on the faculty members in the program and the research being conducted in the department.
    • Familiarize yourself with their work, read their recent publications and past theses/dissertations that they supervised. Be certain that their research is indeed what you are hoping to study.
Make a good impression
  • Compose an error-free and grammatically correct email addressed to your specifically targeted faculty member, and remember to use their correct titles.
    • Do not send non-specific, mass emails to everyone in the department hoping for a match.
    • Address the faculty members by name. Your contact should be genuine rather than generic.
  • Include a brief outline of your academic background, why you are interested in working with the faculty member, and what experience you could bring to the department. The supervision enquiry form guides you with targeted questions. Ensure to craft compelling answers to these questions.
  • Highlight your achievements and why you are a top student. Faculty members receive dozens of requests from prospective students and you may have less than 30 seconds to pique someone’s interest.
  • Demonstrate that you are familiar with their research:
    • Convey the specific ways you are a good fit for the program.
    • Convey the specific ways the program/lab/faculty member is a good fit for the research you are interested in/already conducting.
  • Be enthusiastic, but don’t overdo it.
Attend an information session

G+PS regularly provides virtual sessions that focus on admission requirements and procedures and tips how to improve your application.

 

Graduate Student Supervision

Doctoral Student Supervision (Jan 2008 - April 2022)
A multi-method examination of physical activity and sedentary time in South Asian adults at high risk for type 2 diabetes in Canada (2021)

South Asian immigrants are at high risk of chronic disease partly due to low levels of physical activity (PA). Accurate assessment of PA and sedentary time is imperative for monitoring PA trends and designing interventions. Few studies have used device-worn measures to assess PA and sedentary time in South Asians or investigated the potential association of socio-demographic factors. Objectives of this dissertation are to: 1) synthesize data on accelerometer-based studies in South Asians, 2) assess PA and sedentary time in a sample of South Asian adults using accelerometers, 3) examine potential socio-demographic correlates of PA and sedentary time, 4) and explore socio-cultural factors that influence PA.Methods: For objective 1, I systematically searched major databases for studies assessing device-worn measures of PA and sedentary time in South Asians. For objective 2 and 3, a subset of 100 South Asian participants self-reported socio-demographic information and wore Actical accelerometer for 7 days. For objective 4, I conducted four Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) with a sub-sample of 22 participants to understand socio-cultural influences of PA. Results: Only 14 studies used an accelerometer to measure PA and sedentary time with considerable variability in reported outcomes. In the accelerometer trial, participants accumulated 673.5 (95% CI: 656.6, 691.0) mean min/day of sedentary time, 130.5 (95% CI: 117.3, 145.3) min/day of light PA (LPA) and 6.8 (95% CI: 4.7, 10.1) min/day of moderate-to-vigorous PA (MVPA). Sex and Body Mass Index explained 51% of the variability in sedentary time and LPA. Sex and an interaction between education and presence of children under 12 explained 23% of the variability in MVPA. FGDs revealed participants’ understanding of PA was culturally embedded thus highlighting the need to understand influence of socio-cultural factors including immigration status on PA behavior.Conclusion: High sedentary time and low MVPA indicates a need to focus health promotion efforts on shifting sedentary time into LPA. FGDs reveal inadequate understanding of PA guidelines among women and difficulties in assessing intensity of activities. Self-report alone may not be an ideal method of PA assessment in South Asians. Future studies need to be based on representative samples of South Asians.

View record

Master's Student Supervision (2010 - 2021)
Objective measurement of sedentary behaviour and physical activity in older adults after hip fracture: results from a randomised controlled trial (2016)

Introduction: Hip fracture is a serious event with longstanding implications for older adults. These fractures frequently lead to reduced mobility, prolonged periods of sitting time, and consequently, a lack of physical activity. Objectives: I aimed to test how a comprehensive geriatric management clinic affects sedentary behaviour and physical activity patterns over a 12-month period, and to characterise the recovery patterns of sedentary behaviour and physical activity for older adults after hip fracture. Methods: This study collected prospective objective measurements (accelerometry) of sedentary behaviour and physical activity patterns from older adults with hip fracture. I described and tested sedentary behaviour and physical activity using accelerometry at baseline, 6 and 12 months from a parallel-group, 1:1 single-blinded randomised controlled trial for older adults 3-12 months after hip fracture. The usual care group received standard post-operative management; the intervention group received usual care plus a clinical management by health professionals. Results: The study enrolled 53 participants [mean age (SD) 79(8) years], 3-12 months post-fracture. Forty-five participants had valid data (intervention (n=22) or usual care (n=23) group). Participants had a mean (SD) age of 79.2 (7.4) years, ranged 65-98 years, with a median (p10, p90) of 203 (143, 335) days since fracture. Participants from both groups spent approximately 10 hours/day in sedentary behaviour. There were no statistically significant differences between groups for sedentary behaviour or physical activity variables at midpoint and final assessment. Men engaged in significantly more sedentary time (47 minutes; p=0.049), and spent less time in light physical activity (44 minutes; p=0.044) compared with women, across the study. Although men had more sedentary time at each time point, the difference was attenuated at final assessment and was no longer statistically significant. Conclusion: Older adults after hip fracture spend prolonged periods of waking hours sedentary and without much activity. Decreasing and breaking up sedentary time and increasing physical activity is an important target for rehabilitation. Differences between sexes should be acknowledged and addressed by health professionals. Further, strategies should be developed and tested to reduce time spent in sedentary behaviour and increase physical activity for older adults after hip fracture.

View record

Sedentary time in the workplace: a natural experiment of the transition to an activity-permissive workplace physical environment (2012)

Objective: To describe the change in objectively measured sitting, standing and stepping time for officebased workers as they transitioned from a conventional to an activity-permissive workplace physical environment. Methods: This pre-post study observed 17 office-based working adults [mean age 33 (SD 7) years] from an academic research centre as they transitioned from a conventional to a purpose-built, innovative activity-permissive workplace physical environment with flexible layouts, workspaces, and working conditions. Participants wore an activity monitor (activPAL3, PAL Technologies Limited, Glasgow, UK) forseven consecutive days at both the conventional and innovative workplaces to determine time spent sitting, standing, stepping, the number of sit to stand transitions and the length and number of sitting bouts ≥ 30 minutes. They also completed a self-reported log of workplace time and monitor wear time. Participants’ height, weight, descriptive characteristics, body composition (measured by DXA) and moderate-to-vigorousphysical activity (measured by ActiGraph GT3X+; LLC, Fort Walton Beach, FL) were recorded. Istandardized results to an 8-hour workday and compared outcomes between the conventional andinnovative workplaces using Hodges-Lehmann median point estimate (90% CI). Results: The transition to the innovative workplace resulted in a non-significant decrease in workplace sitting time (-24 minutes/ 8-hour workday; 90% CI = -55 to 9 minutes/ 8-hour workday) and a correspondingincrease in workplace standing (12 minutes/ 8- hour workday; 90% CI = -42 to 61 minutes/ 8-hourworkday). There were no differences in the number of sit to stand transitions or sitting bouts ≥ 30 minutes in the workplace. Participants spent more time sitting in bouts ≥ 30 minutes at the innovative workplace (increase of 16 minutes/ 8-hour workday; 90% CI = -7 to 44 minutes/ 8-hour workday). None of these changes were statistically significant. Conclusions: This group of office workers did not significantly change their total workplace sitting time or how it was accumulated with the transition to the innovative workplace physical environment. The results of this preliminary investigation suggest that interventions include a multifaceted approach to complement physical environment changes in order to reduce prolonged sitting time.

View record

Publications

  • Determinants of implementing reablement into research or practice: A concept mapping study (2022)
    Physiotherapy Research International,
  • Device-worn measures of sedentary time and physical activity in South Asian adults at high risk for type 2 diabetes in Metro-Vancouver, Canada (2022)
    PLOS ONE,
  • Having a Good Time Together: The Role of Companionship in Older Couples’ Everyday Life (2022)
    Gerontology,
  • Implementing the 27 PRISMA 2020 Statement items for systematic reviews in the sport and exercise medicine, musculoskeletal rehabilitation and sports science fields: the PERSiST (implementing Prisma in Exercise, Rehabilitation, Sport medicine and SporTs sc (2022)
    British Journal of Sports Medicine, , bjsports--2021--103987
  • A patient-oriented approach to the development of a primary care physical activity screen for embedding into electronic medical records (2021)
    Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 99 (999), 1--8
  • Association between Patient-Reported Health Status and Physical Activity Six Months after Upper and Lower Limb Fractures in Working-Aged Adults (2021)
    PM&R, 13 (4), 353--363
  • Daily physical activity in older age: Associations with affective barriers. (2021)
    GeroPsych: The Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychiatry,
  • Effects of Tele-Rehabilitation Compared with Home-Based in-Person Rehabilitation for Older Adult’s Function after Hip Fracture (2021)
    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18 (10), 5493
  • Family Caregivers’ Experiences with Tele-Rehabilitation for Older Adults with Hip Fracture (2021)
    Journal of Clinical Medicine,
  • Interventions for reducing sedentary behaviour in community-dwelling older adults (2021)
    Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2017 (6)
  • Joint Goals in Older Couples: Associations With Goal Progress, Allostatic Load, and Relationship Satisfaction (2021)
    Frontiers in psychology, 12
  • Partner Contributions to Goal Pursuit: Findings From Repeated Daily Life Assessments With Older Couples (2021)
    The Journals of Gerontology: Series B,
  • Physical Activity and Bone Health in Men: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (2021)
    Journal of Bone Metabolism, 28 (1), 27--39
  • Progressive resistance training for improving health-related outcomes in people at risk of fracture: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (2021)
    Physical therapy, 101 (2), pzaa221
  • The Effect of Impact Exercise (Alone or Multicomponent Intervention) on Health-Related Outcomes in Individuals at Risk of Fractures: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials (2021)
    Sports Medicine, 51 (6), 1273--1292
  • The Effect of Telehealth Interventions on Function and Quality of Life for Older Adults with Pre-Frailty or Frailty: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (2021)
    Journal of Applied Gerontology, , 073346482098363
  • The effects of walking or Nordic walking in adults 50 years and older at elevated risk of fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis (2021)
    Journal of aging and physical activity, 1 (aop), 1--14
  • Time-varying associations between everyday affect and cortisol in older couples. (2021)
    Health Psychology,
  • Translation, Reliability and Validity of the Spanish Version of the Modified New Mobility Score (NMS-ES) (2021)
    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18 (2), 723
  • You’re under my skin: Long-term relationship and health correlates of cortisol synchrony in older couples. (2021)
    Journal of Family Psychology, 35 (1), 69--79
  • A rapid review of home-based activities that can promote mental wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic (2020)
    PloS one, 15 (12), e0243125
  • Comprehensive Geriatric Care to Improve Mobility after Hip Fracture: An RCT (2020)
    Gerontology, , 1--7
  • Cortisol synchrony in older couples: daily socioemotional correlates and interpersonal differences (2020)
    Psychosomatic Medicine, 82 (7), 669--677
  • Describing the resource utilisation and costs associated withvertebral fractures: the Build Better Bones with Exercise (B3E) Pilot Trial (2020)
    Osteoporosis International, 31 (6), 1115--1123
  • Development and evaluation of a post--hip fracture instructional workshop for caregivers (2020)
    Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, 43 (3), 128--136
  • Everyday Goal Pursuit in Older Couples: Lessons Learned From Electronic Daily Life Assessments (2020)
    Innovation in Aging, 4 (S1)
  • Exploring Fear of Falling and Exercise Self-Efficacy in Older Women With Vertebral Fractures (2020)
    Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 29 (2), 219--224
  • Intraindividual variability and empathic accuracy for happiness in older couples (2020)
    GeroPsych,
  • Knowledge Synthesis to Support and Promote Mental Wellness and Resiliency during the COVID-19 Pandemic: a Rapid Review (2020)
  • Linked Lives: Exploring Gender and Sedentary Behaviors in Older Adult Couples (2020)
    Journal of Applied Gerontology, 39 (10), 073346481986806
  • Moving in sync: Hourly physical activity and sedentary behavior are synchronized in couples (2020)
    Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 54 (1), 10--21
  • Objective measurement of physical activity and sedentary behavior among South Asian adults: A systematic review (2020)
    PloS one, 15 (8), e0236573
  • The effect of exercise as an intervention for women with polycystic ovary syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis (2020)
    Medicine, 99 (16)
  • The effects of home exercise in older women with vertebral fractures: a pilot randomized controlled trial (2020)
    Physical therapy, 100 (4), 662--676
  • Translation, inter-rater reliability, agreement, and internal consistency of the Spanish version of the cumulated ambulation score in patients after hip fracture (2020)
    Disability and rehabilitation, 42 (19), 2766--2771
  • Walking soccer: A systematic review of a modified sport (2020)
    Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports,
  • Are osteoporotic vertebral fractures or forward head posture associated with performance-based measures of balance and mobility? (2019)
    Archives of osteoporosis, 14 (1), 1--10
  • Everyday associations between older adults’ physical activity, negative affect, and cortisol. (2019)
    Health Psychology, 38 (6), 494
  • Everyday solitude, affective experiences, and well-being in old age: the role of culture versus immigration (2019)
    Aging & mental health, 23 (9), 1095--1104
  • Exploring the association between number, severity, location of fracture, and occiput-to-wall distance (2019)
    Archives of osteoporosis, 14 (1), 1--8
  • Exploring the association between physical activity participation and self-compassion in middle-aged adults. (2019)
    Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, 8 (3), 305
  • Men's perceptions of living with osteoporosis: a systematic review of qualitative studies (2019)
    International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing, 33, 11--17
  • Older adults' sedentary behavior and physical activity after hip fracture: results from an outpatient rehabilitation randomized controlled trial (2019)
    Journal of geriatric physical therapy, 42 (2), E32--E38
  • Putting psychology into telerehabilitation: Coping planning as an example for how to integrate behavior change techniques into clinical practice (2019)
    AIMS Medical Science, 6 (1), 13--32
  • Return to Everyday Activity in the Community and Home: a feasibility study for a lifestyle intervention to sit less, move more, and be strong (2019)
    Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 5 (1)
  • Score distributions of the Balance Outcome Measure for Elder Rehabilitation (BOOMER) in community-dwelling older adults with vertebral fracture (2019)
    Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, 42 (3), E87--E93
  • The association between trunk muscle endurance, balance and falls self-efficacy in women with osteoporotic vertebral fractures: an exploratory analysis from a pilot randomized controlled trial (2019)
    Disability and rehabilitation, , 1--7
  • “Life Goes On.” Everyday Tasks, Coping Self-Efficacy, and Independence: Exploring Older Adults’ Recovery From Hip Fracture (2018)
    Qualitative Health Research, 28 (8), 1255--1266
  • A systematic review of evidence for older adults’ sedentary behavior and physical activity after hip fracture (2018)
    Clinical rehabilitation, 32 (5), 679--691
  • Build better bones with exercise (B3E pilot trial): results of a feasibility study of a multicenter randomized controlled trial of 12 months of home exercise in older women with vertebral fracture (2018)
    Osteoporosis International, 29 (11), 2545--2556
  • Can a Lifestyle Intervention Increase Active Transportation in Women Aged 55--70 years? Secondary Outcomes From a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial (2018)
    Journal of physical activity and health, 15 (6), 411--416
  • DNA methylation signatures in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from a lifestyle intervention for women at midlife: a pilot randomized controlled trial (2018)
    Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 43 (3), 233--239
  • Indoor environments and promoting physical activity among older people (2018)
    The Palgrave handbook of ageing and physical activity promotion, , 467--483
  • Integrating research into clinical practice for hip fracture rehabilitation: Implementation of a pragmatic RCT (2018)
    AIMS Med Sci, 5 (2), 102--21
  • Recovery of physical function after hip fracture: Analysis of secondary outcomes from a randomized controlled trial (2018)
    AIMS Medical Science, 5 (3), 268--283
  • Telerehabilitation for community-dwelling middle-aged and older adults after musculoskeletal trauma: A systematic review (2018)
    AIMS Medical Science, 5 (4), 316--336
  • The built environment correlates of objectively measured physical activity in Norwegian adults: A cross-sectional study (2018)
    Journal of sport and health science, 7 (1), 19--26
  • Are we missing the sitting? Agreement between accelerometer non-wear time validation methods used with older adults’ data (2017)
    Cogent medicine, 4 (1), 1313505
  • Association between sedentary behaviour and physical, cognitive, and psychosocial status among older adults in assisted living (2017)
    BioMed research international, 2017
  • Developing a comprehensive measure of mobility: mobility over varied environments scale (MOVES) (2017)
    BMC public health, 17 (1), 1--14
  • High-intensity acute hospital physiotherapy for patients with hip fracture may improve functional independence and can reduce hospital length of stay [commentary] (2017)
    Journal of physiotherapy, 1 (63), 50
  • Incontinence and Nocturia in older adults after hip fracture: Analysis of a secondary outcome for a parallel group, randomized controlled trial (2017)
    Gerontology and geriatric medicine, 3, 2333721417709578
  • Interventions to prevent or reduce the level of frailty in community-dwelling older adults: a scoping review of the literature and international policies (2017)
    Age and ageing, 46 (3), 383--392
  • Neighborhood walkability, physical activity, and walking for transportation: A cross-sectional study of older adults living on low income (2017)
    BMC geriatrics, 17 (1), 1--14
  • Patient perspectives on engagement in recovery after hip fracture: a qualitative study (2017)
    Journal of aging research, 2017
  • Precipitation and physical activity in older adults: the moderating role of functional mobility and physical activity intentions (2017)
    Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 72 (5), 792--800
  • Reablement, reactivation, rehabilitation and restorative interventions with older adults in receipt of home care: a systematic review (2017)
    Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 18 (8), 653--663
  • Reflections on hip fracture recovery from older adults enrolled in a clinical trial (2017)
    Gerontology and geriatric medicine, 3, 2333721417697663
  • Sedentary time in older adults: a critical review of measurement, associations with health, and interventions (2017)
    British journal of sports medicine, 51 (21), 1539--1539
  • Sedentary time in older men and women: an international consensus statement and research priorities (2017)
    British journal of sports medicine, 51 (21), 1526--1532
  • Snow and rain modify neighbourhood walkability for older adults (2017)
    Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue canadienne du vieillissement, 36 (2), 159--169
  • Walk the talk: Characterizing mobility in older adults living on low income (2017)
    Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue Canadienne Du Vieillissement, 36 (2), 141--158
  • Age and retirement status differences in associations between the built environment and active travel behaviour (2016)
    Journal of Transport & Health, 3 (4), 513--522
  • Destinations that older adults experience within their GPS activity spaces: relation to objectively measured physical activity (2016)
    Environment and behavior, 48 (1), 55--77
  • Environmental and psychosocial correlates of objectively measured physical activity among older adults. (2016)
    Health Psychology, 35 (12), 1364
  • Gender differences in pain-physical activity linkages among older adults: lessons learned from daily life approaches (2016)
    Pain Research and Management, 2016
  • Health behaviour change theory meets falls prevention: feasibility of a habit-based balance and strength exercise intervention for older adults (2016)
    Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 22, 114--122
  • Intensity is a subjective construct (2016)
    Osteoporosis International, 27 (7), 2391--2392
  • Interventions to prevent or reduce the level of frailty in community-dwelling older adults: a protocol for a scoping review of the literature and international policies (2016)
    BMJ open, 6 (3), e010959
  • Men’s health-seeking behaviours regarding bone health after a fragility fracture: a secondary analysis of qualitative data (2016)
    Osteoporosis International, 27 (10), 3113--3119
  • Older adults' quality of life--Exploring the role of the built environment and social cohesion in community-dwelling seniors on low income. (2016)
    Social Science & Medicine, 164, 1--11
  • Public transit use and physical activity in community-dwelling older adults: Combining GPS and accelerometry to assess transportation-related physical activity (2016)
    Journal of Transport & Health, 3 (2), 191--199
  • Sedentary behavior and physical activity patterns in older adults after hip fracture: a call to action (2016)
    Journal of aging and physical activity, 24 (1), 79--84
  • “Not just another walking program”: Everyday Activity Supports You (EASY) model—a randomized pilot study for a parallel randomized controlled trial (2015)
    Pilot and feasibility studies, 1 (1), 1--12
  • Back to the future--feasibility of recruitment and retention to patient education and telephone follow-up after hip fracture: a pilot randomized controlled trial (2015)
    Patient preference and adherence, 9, 1343
  • Destinations matter: The association between where older adults live and their travel behavior (2015)
    Journal of Transport & Health, 2 (1), 50--57
  • Exploring older adults’ perceptions of a patient-centered education manual for hip fracture recovery:“everything in one place” (2015)
    Patient preference and adherence, 9, 1637
  • Exploring the impact of the built environment on older adults' quality of life (2015)
    QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH, , 74--75
  • Feasibility of a Follow-Up Hip Fracture Clinic (2015)
    Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 63 (3), 598--599
  • Gait speed and variability for usual pace and pedestrian crossing conditions in older adults using the GAITRite walkway (2015)
    Gerontology and geriatric medicine, 1, 2333721415618858
  • Implementation of school based physical activity interventions: a systematic review (2015)
    Preventive medicine, 72, 95--115
  • Older adults’ outdoor walking and the built environment: does income matter? (2015)
    BMC public health, 15 (1), 1--8
  • Peer Reviewed: Activity Profile and Energy Expenditure Among Active Older Adults, British Columbia, 2011--2012 (2015)
    Preventing chronic disease, 12
  • Preventing diabetes in primary care: a feasibility cluster randomized trial (2015)
    Canadian journal of diabetes, 39 (2), 111--116
  • Too Fit To Fracture: outcomes of a Delphi consensus process on physical activity and exercise recommendations for adults with osteoporosis with or without vertebral fractures (2015)
    Osteoporosis International, 26 (3), 891--910
  • Where do they go and how do they get there? Older adults' travel behaviour in a highly walkable environment (2015)
    Social Science & Medicine, 133, 304--312
  • Words of wisdom--patient perspectives to guide recovery for older adults after hip fracture: a qualitative study (2015)
    Patient preference and adherence, 9, 57
  • Accelerometer-based measures of sedentary behavior and cardio-metabolic risk in active older adults (2014)
    Clinical and Investigative Medicine, , E108--E116
  • Accelerometry analysis of physical activity and sedentary behavior in older adults: a systematic review and data analysis (2014)
    European Review of Aging and Physical Activity, 11 (1), 35--49
  • Agreement between virtual and in-the-field environment audits of assisted living sites (2014)
    Journal of aging and physical activity, 22 (3), 414--420
  • Build better bones with exercise: protocol for a feasibility study of a multicenter randomized controlled trial of 12 months of home exercise in women with a vertebral fracture (2014)
    Physical therapy, 94 (9), 1337--1352
  • Characterizing social and recreational programming in assisted living (2014)
    Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue canadienne du vieillissement, 33 (3), 285--295
  • Falls in hospital increase length of stay regardless of degree of harm (2014)
    Journal of evaluation in clinical practice, 20 (4), 396--400
  • Influence of physical activity on bone strength in children and adolescents: a systematic review and narrative synthesis (2014)
    Journal of bone and mineral research, 29 (10), 2161--2181
  • Sedentary behavior and sleep efficiency in active community-dwelling older adults (2014)
    Sleep science, 7 (2), 82--88
  • Too Fit To Fracture: a consensus on future research priorities in osteoporosis and exercise (2014)
    Osteoporosis International, 25 (5), 1465--1472
  • Too fit to fracture: exercise recommendations for individuals with osteoporosis or osteoporotic vertebral fracture (2014)
    Osteoporosis International, 25 (3), 821--835
  • A framework for stakeholder identification in concept mapping and health research: a novel process and its application to older adult mobility and the built environment (2013)
    BMC public health, 13 (1), 1--9
  • Concept mapping applied to the intersection between older adults' outdoor walking and the built and social environments (2013)
    Preventive medicine, 57 (6), 785--791
  • Does an ‘activity-permissive’workplace change office workers’ sitting and activity time? (2013)
    PloS one, 8 (10), e76723
  • Does frequency of resistance training affect tibial cortical bone density in older women? A randomized controlled trial (2013)
    Osteoporosis international, 24 (2), 623--632
  • Exploring older adults' patterns and perceptions of exercise after hip fracture (2013)
    Physiotherapy Canada, 65 (1), 86--93
  • The secrets of highly active older adults (2013)
    Journal of Aging Studies, 27 (4), 398--409
  • Integration of balance and strength training into daily life activity to reduce rate of falls in older people (the LiFE study): randomised parallel trial (vol 345, e4547, 2012) (2012)
    BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 345
  • Intersection between the built and social environments and older adults’ mobility: an evidence review (2012)
    National Collaborating Centre For Environmental Health, 11, 1--13
  • Physical activity and workplace sedentary behaviour (2012)
  • Risk of hip fracture with hip or knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review (2012)
    Clinical rheumatology, 31 (5), 749--757
  • The de Morton mobility index: normative data for a clinically useful mobility instrument (2012)
    Journal of aging research, 2012
  • Bone health and type 2 diabetes mellitus: a systematic review (2011)
    Physiotherapy Canada, 63 (1), 8--20
  • Economic evaluation of dose--response resistance training in older women: a cost-effectiveness and cost-utility analysis (2011)
    Osteoporosis international, 22 (5), 1355--1366
  • Post-discharge management following hip fracture-get you back to B4: A parallel group, randomized controlled trial study protocol (2011)
    BMC geriatrics, 11 (1), 1--7
  • A systematic review of the therapeutic interventions for heterotopic ossification after spinal cord injury (2010)
    Spinal cord, 48 (7), 512--521
  • Compromised bone strength index in the hemiparetic distal tibia epiphysis among chronic stroke patients: the association with cardiovascular function, muscle atrophy, mobility, and spasticity (2010)
    Osteoporosis international, 21 (6), 997--1007
  • Does a home-based strength and balance programme in people aged≥ 80 years provide the best value for money to prevent falls? A systematic review of economic evaluations of falls prevention interventions (2010)
    British journal of sports medicine, 44 (2), 80--89
  • Does physical activity reduce seniors' need for healthcare?: a study of 24 281 Canadians (2010)
    British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44 (12), 902--904
  • Independent and inverse association of healthcare utilisation with physical activity in older adults with multiple chronic conditions (2010)
    British journal of sports medicine, 44 (14), 1024--1028
  • International comparison of cost of falls in older adults living in the community: a systematic review (2010)
    Osteoporosis international, 21 (8), 1295--1306
  • Renewal, strength and commitment to self and others: older women’s reflections of the benefits of exercise using Photovoice (2010)
    Qualitative research in sport and exercise, 2 (2), 250--266
  • Resistance training and executive functions: a 12-month randomized controlled trial (2010)
    Archives of internal medicine, 170 (2), 170--178
  • Response to functional electrical stimulation cycling in women with spinal cord injuries using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry and peripheral quantitative computed tomography: a case series (2010)
    The journal of spinal cord medicine, 33 (1), 68--72
  • Dual-task gait performance among community-dwelling senior women: the role of balance confidence and executive functions (2009)
    Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biomedical sciences and medical sciences, 64 (9), 975--982
  • Is adiposity an under-recognized risk factor for tendinopathy? A systematic review (2009)
    Arthritis Care & Research: Official Journal of the American College of Rheumatology, 61 (6), 840--849
  • Older adults, chronic disease and leisure-time physical activity (2009)
    Gerontology, 55 (1), 64--72
  • Physiatrists' opinions and practice patterns for bone health after SCI (2009)
    Spinal cord, 47 (3), 242--248
  • The link between physical activity and bone strength across the lifespan (2009)
    International Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, 4 (4), 437
  • Among older adults with multiple chronic conditions, physical activity is independently and inversely associated with health care utilization (2008)
    British Journal of Sports Medicine,
  • Balance, falls, and bone health: role of exercise in reducing fracture risk after stroke (2008)
  • Increased risk of falling in older community-dwelling women with mild cognitive impairment (2008)
    Physical therapy, 88 (12), 1482--1491
  • Mild cognitive impairment increases falls risk in older community-dwelling women (2008)
    Physical therapy, 88 (12), 1482
  • Muscle power is related to tibial bone strength in older women (2008)
    Osteoporosis International, 19 (12), 1725--1732
  • Reduced bone mass and bone strength index of the tibia in patients with chronic stroke: influence of gender, cardiovascular fitness, and muscle mass (2008)
  • Screening and habituation of FES-Leg cycle ergometry for individuals with spinal cord injury: a pilot study (2008)
    Journal of neurologic physical therapy: JNPT, 32 (4), 164
  • Sublesional osteoporosis prevention, detection, and treatment: a decision guide for rehabilitation clinicians treating patients with spinal cord injury (2008)
    Critical Reviews™ in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 20 (4)
  • Tibial bone geometry in chronic stroke patients: influence of sex, cardiovascular health, and muscle mass (2008)
    Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 23 (7), 1023--1030
  • Disparity between physical capacity and participation in seniors with chronic disease (2007)
    Medicine and science in sports and exercise, 39 (7), 1139
  • Hand dominance and bone response after a distal radial fracture: a peripheral QCT study (2007)
    Journal of Clinical Densitometry, 10 (1), 93--101
  • HipWatch: osteoporosis investigation and treatment after a hip fracture: a 6-month randomized controlled trial (2007)
    The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 62 (8), 888--891
  • Muscle weakness, spasticity and disuse contribute to demineralization and geometric changes in the radius following chronic stroke (2007)
    Osteoporosis international, 18 (9), 1243--1252
  • Prevention and treatment of bone loss after a spinal cord injury: a systematic review (2007)
    Topics in spinal cord injury rehabilitation, 13 (1), 123--145
 
 

If this is your researcher profile you can log in to the Faculty & Staff portal to update your details and provide recruitment preferences.

 
 

Discover the amazing research that is being conducted at UBC!