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Book Chapters

Sturnieks DL, 2021, 'Biomechanics of Balance and Falling', in Falls in Older People, Cambridge University Press, pp. 105 - 118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/9781108594455.006

Schoene DS; Sturnieks DL, 2021, 'Cognitive-Motor Interventions and Their Effects on Fall Risk in Older People', in Falls in Older People, Cambridge University Press, pp. 287 - 310, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/9781108594455.019

Okubo Y; Sturnieks DL, 2021, 'Volitional and Reactive Step Training', in Falls in Older People, Cambridge University Press, pp. 271 - 286, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/9781108594455.018

Lord S; Delbaere K; Sturnieks D, 2019, 'aging', in Day BL; Lord SR (ed.), Balance, Gait and Falls Vol 159, Elsevier, pp. 157 - 171, https://www-sciencedirect-com.wwwproxy1.library.unsw.edu.au/handbook/handbook-of-clinical-neurology/vol/159/suppl/C

Tiedemann A; Sturnieks DL; Keay L, 2016, 'Falls', in International Encyclopedia of Public Health, pp. 84 - 91, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-803678-5.00154-5

Sturnieks DL; Sherrington C, 2016, 'Gait Impairment and Falls', in Reichel's Care of the Elderly, 7th edition, Cambridge University Press, pp. 107 - 115

Sturnieks DL; Menant J; Lord SR, 2013, 'Balance and Ageing', in The Biology of Ageing and Its Clinical Implication A Practical Handbook, Radcliffe Pub

Sturnieks DL; Tiedemann A; Sherrington C; Lord SR, 2012, 'Fall Prevention', in Encyclopedia of Exercise Medicine in Health and Disease, Springer, pp. 331 - 334

sturnieks D; menant J; Lord SR, 2012, 'Aging, balance and falls', in Abdulla A; Rai GS (ed.), The Biology of Ageing and Its Clinical Implication, edn. 1st, Radcliffe Pub, London

Sturnieks DL; Lord SR, 2008, 'Biomechanical studies for understanding falls in older adults', in Hong Y; Bartlett R (ed.), Handbook of Biomechanics and Human Movement Science, edn. Original, Routledge, New York, pp. 495 - 509

Sturnieks DL; Tiedemann A, 2008, 'Falls', in Heggenbougen K; Quah S (ed.), International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Academic Press, San Diego, pp. 563 - 569, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-012373960-5.00059-9

Journal articles

Mohamed Suhaimy MSB; Lord SR; Hoang PD; Nieto A; Sturnieks DL; Okubo Y, 2021, 'Reactive balance responses to a trip and slip during gait in people with multiple sclerosis', Clinical Biomechanics, vol. 90, pp. 105511 - 105511, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2021.105511

Chantanachai T; Sturnieks DL; Lord SR; Payne N; Webster L; Taylor ME, 2021, 'Risk factors for falls in older people with cognitive impairment living in the community: Systematic review and meta-analysis', Ageing Research Reviews, vol. 71, pp. 101452, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arr.2021.101452

Tiedemann A; Sturnieks DL; Hill AM; Lovitt L; Clemson L; Lord SR; Sherrington C, 2021, 'Impact of a fall prevention education program for health and exercise professionals: A randomised controlled trial', Public Health Research and Practice, vol. 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.17061/PHRP30342013

Hicks C; Pliner EM; Lord SR; Sturnieks DL, 2021, 'Ladder use in older people: Type, frequency, tasks and predictors of risk behaviours', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 18, pp. 9799 - 9799, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18189799

Song PYH; Sturnieks DL; Davis MK; Lord SR; Okubo Y, 2021, 'Perturbation-Based Balance Training Using Repeated Trips on a Walkway vs. Belt Accelerations on a Treadmill: A Cross-Over Randomised Controlled Trial in Community-Dwelling Older Adults', FRONTIERS IN SPORTS AND ACTIVE LIVING, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fspor.2021.702320

Okubo Y; Duran L; Delbaere K; Sturnieks DL; Richardson JK; Pijnappels M; Lord SR, 2021, 'Rapid Inhibition Accuracy and Leg Strength Are Required for Community-Dwelling Older People to Recover Balance From Induced Trips and Slips: An Experimental Prospective Study.', J Geriatr Phys Ther, http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JPT.0000000000000312

Pelicioni PHS; Lord SR; Sturnieks DL; Halmy B; Menant JC, 2021, 'Cognitive and Motor Cortical Activity During Cognitively Demanding Stepping Tasks in Older People at Low and High Risk of Falling', Frontiers in Medicine, vol. 8, pp. 554231, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2021.554231

Hirase T; Okubo Y; Delbaere K; Menant JC; Lord SR; Sturnieks DL, 2021, 'Predictors of development and persistence of musculoskeletal pain in community-dwelling older people: A two-year longitudinal study', Geriatrics and Gerontology International, vol. 21, pp. 519 - 524, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ggi.14172

Pliner EM; Sturnieks DL; Beschorner KE; Redfern MS; Lord SR, 2021, 'Individual factors that influence task performance on a stepladder in older people', Safety Science, vol. 136, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2020.105152

Cortes CAT; Chen HT; Sturnieks DL; Garcia J; Lord SR; Lin CT, 2021, 'Evaluating Balance Recovery Techniques for Users Wearing Head-Mounted Display in VR', IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 27, pp. 204 - 215, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TVCG.2019.2927477

Pliner EM; Sturnieks DL; Lord SR, 2020, 'Individual factors that influence task performance on a straight ladder in older people', Experimental Gerontology, vol. 142, pp. 111127, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exger.2020.111127

Pelicioni PHS; Lord SR; Okubo Y; Sturnieks DL; Menant JC, 2020, 'People With Parkinson’s Disease Exhibit Reduced Cognitive and Motor Cortical Activity When Undertaking Complex Stepping Tasks Requiring Inhibitory Control', Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, vol. 34, pp. 1088 - 1098, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1545968320969943

Hirase T; Okubo Y; Menant J; Lord SR; Sturnieks DL, 2020, 'Impact of pain on reactive balance and falls in community-dwelling older adults: A prospective cohort study', Age and Ageing, vol. 49, pp. 982 - 988, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afaa070

Hirase T; Okubo Y; Sturnieks DL; Lord SR, 2020, 'Pain Is Associated With Poor Balance in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis', Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, vol. 21, pp. 597 - 603.e8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2020.02.011

Hicks C; Levinger P; Menant JC; Lord SR; Sachdev PS; Brodaty H; Sturnieks DL, 2020, 'Reduced strength, poor balance and concern about falls mediate the relationship between knee pain and fall risk in older people', BMC Geriatrics, vol. 20, pp. 94, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12877-020-1487-2

Menant JC; Meinrath D; Sturnieks DL; Hicks C; Lo J; Ratanapongleka M; Turner J; Migliaccio AA; Delbaere K; Titov N; Close JCT; Lord SR, 2020, 'Identifying Key Risk Factors for Dizziness Handicap in Middle-Aged and Older People', Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, vol. 21, pp. 344 - 350.e2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2019.08.016

Burrows NJ; Barry BK; Sturnieks DL; Booth J; Jones MD, 2020, 'The Relationship between Daily Physical Activity and Pain in Individuals with Knee Osteoarthritis', Pain Medicine (United States), vol. 21, pp. 2481 - 2495, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/PM/PNAA096

Sturnieks D; Okubo Y; Brodie M; Lord S, 2019, '159 Reactive Balance Training for Preventing Falls in Older People', Age and Ageing, vol. 48, pp. iv34 - iv39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afz164.159

Menant J; Pelicioni P; Okubo Y; Canning C; Sturnieks D; Lord S, 2019, '161 Brain Activation Assessed with Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (FNIRS) During Stepping and Gait in Older People and Those with PD', Age and Ageing, vol. 48, pp. iv34 - iv39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afz164.161

Sturnieks D; Tan B; Persiani M; Brodie M; Lord S, 2019, '20 Optic Flow Stimuli Effects on Standing Balance in Young and Older People with Low and High Fall Risk', Age and Ageing, vol. 48, pp. iv6 - iv8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afz164.20

Menant J; Meinrath D; Sturnieks D; Migliaccio A; Close J; Lord S; Delbaere K; Titov N, 2019, '78 Development of a Multifactorial Assessment of Dizziness for Middle-Aged and Older People', Age and Ageing, vol. 48, pp. iv18 - iv27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afz164.78

Okubo Y; Sturnieks DL; Brodie MA; Duran L; Lord SR; Newman A, 2019, 'Effect of Reactive Balance Training Involving Repeated Slips and Trips on Balance Recovery among Older Adults: A Blinded Randomized Controlled Trial', Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, vol. 74, pp. 1489 - 1496, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glz021

Sturnieks DL; Menant J; Valenzuela M; Delbaere K; Sherrington C; Herbert RD; Lampit A; Broadhouse K; Turner J; Schoene D; Lord SR, 2019, 'Effect of cognitive-only and cognitive-motor training on preventing falls in community-dwelling older people: Protocol for the smart±step randomised controlled trial', BMJ Open, vol. 9, pp. e029409, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029409

Okubo Y; Brodie MA; Sturnieks DL; Hicks C; Lord SR, 2019, 'A pilot study of reactive balance training using trips and slips with increasing unpredictability in young and older adults: Biomechanical mechanisms, falls and clinical feasibility', Clinical Biomechanics, vol. 67, pp. 171 - 179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2019.05.016

Pang I; Okubo Y; Sturnieks D; Lord SR; Brodie MA, 2019, 'Detection of Near Falls Using Wearable Devices: A Systematic Review', Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, vol. 42, pp. 48 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JPT.0000000000000181

Okubo Y; Brodie MA; Sturnieks DL; Hicks C; Carter H; Toson B; Lord SR, 2018, 'Exposure to trips and slips with increasing unpredictability while walking can improve balance recovery responses with minimum predictive gait alterations', PLoS ONE, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0202913

Vance E; Farlie MK; Kool B; Tiedemann A; Hatton AL; Sherrington C; Sturnieks DL, 2018, 'Health professional student education related to the prevention of falls in older people: A survey of universities in Australia and New Zealand', Australasian Journal on Ageing, vol. 37, pp. E116 - E119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajag.12543

Menant JC; Migliaccio AA; Sturnieks DL; Hicks C; Lo J; Ratanapongleka M; Turner J; Delbaere K; Titov N; Meinrath D; McVeigh C; Close JCT; Lord SR, 2018, 'Reducing the burden of dizziness in middle-aged and older people: A multifactorial, tailored, single-blind randomized controlled trial', PLoS Medicine, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002620

Okubo Y; Brodie M; Sturnieks D; Hicks C; Carter H; Toson B; Lord S, 2018, 'Exposure to unpredictable trips and slips while walking can improve balance recovery responses with minimum predictive gait alterations', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/333989

Sturnieks DL; Yak SL; Ratanapongleka M; Lord SR; Menant JC, 2018, 'A busy day has minimal effect on factors associated with falls in older people: An ecological randomised crossover trial', Experimental Gerontology, vol. 106, pp. 192 - 197, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exger.2018.03.009

Lord SR; Delbaere K; Sturnieks DL, 2018, 'Aging', Handb Clin Neurol, vol. 159, pp. 157 - 171, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-444-63916-5.00010-0

Caetano MJD; Lord SR; Brodie MA; Schoene D; Pelicioni PHS; Sturnieks DL; Menant JC, 2018, 'Executive functioning, concern about falling and quadriceps strength mediate the relationship between impaired gait adaptability and fall risk in older people', Gait and Posture, vol. 59, pp. 188 - 192, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.10.017

Brodie MA; Okubo Y; Sturnieks DL; Lord SR, 2018, 'Optimizing successful balance recovery from unexpected trips and slips', Journal of Biomechanical Science and Engineering, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1299/jbse.17-00558

Caetano MJD; Menant JC; Schoene D; Pelicioni PHS; Sturnieks DL; Lord SR, 2017, 'Sensorimotor and Cognitive Predictors of Impaired Gait Adaptability in Older People', The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences, vol. 72, pp. 1257 - 1263, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glw171

Menant JC; Weber F; Lo J; Sturnieks DL; Close JC; Sachdev PS; Brodaty H; Lord SR, 2017, 'Strength measures are better than muscle mass measures in predicting health-related outcomes in older people: time to abandon the term sarcopenia?', Osteoporosis International, vol. 28, pp. 59 - 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00198-016-3691-7

Okubo Y; Menant J; Udyavar M; Brodie MA; Barry BK; Lord SR; L. Sturnieks D, 2017, 'Transfer effects of step training on stepping performance in untrained directions in older adults: A randomized controlled trial', Gait and Posture, vol. 54, pp. 50 - 55, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.02.014

Menant JC; Migliaccio AA; Hicks C; Lo J; Meinrath D; Ratanapongleka M; Turner J; Sturnieks DL; Delbaere K; Titov N; McVeigh C; Close JCT; Lord SR, 2017, 'Tailored multifactorial intervention to improve dizziness symptoms and quality of life, balance and gait in dizziness sufferers aged over 50 years: protocol for a randomised controlled trial', BMC Geriatrics, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12877-017-0450-3

Sturnieks DL; Delbaere K; Brodie MA; Lord SR, 2016, 'The influence of age, anxiety and concern about falling on postural sway when standing at an elevated level', Human Movement Science, vol. 49, pp. 206 - 215, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2016.06.014

Barr C; McLoughlin JV; van den Berg MEL; Sturnieks DL; Crotty M; Lord SR, 2016, 'Visual field dependence is associated with reduced postural sway, dizziness and falls in older people attending a falls clinic', Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging, vol. 20, pp. 671 - 675, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12603-015-0681-y


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