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Williams DD; Beschorner KE; Sturnieks DL; Lord SR; Pliner EM, 2022, 'Situational factors that influence overreaching on a ladder during a gutter clearing task among older adults', Applied Ergonomics, vol. 104, pp. 103794,

Phu S; Lord SR; Sturnieks DL; Okubo Y, 2022, 'Impact of pathological conditions on postural reflex latency and adaptability following unpredictable perturbations: A systematic review and meta-analysis', Gait and Posture, vol. 95, pp. 149 - 159,

Phu S; Sturnieks DL; Lord SR; Okubo Y, 2022, 'Impact of ageing, fall history and exercise on postural reflexes following unpredictable perturbations: A systematic review and meta-analyses', Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, vol. 203,

Okubo Y; Duran L; Delbaere K; Sturnieks DL; Richardson JK; Pijnappels M; Lord SR, 2022, '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, vol. 45, pp. 160 - 166,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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', ,

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,

Lord SR; Delbaere K; Sturnieks DL, 2018, 'Aging', Handb Clin Neurol, vol. 159, pp. 157 - 171,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Caetano MJD; Lord SR; Schoene D; Pelicioni PHS; Sturnieks DL; Menant JC, 2016, 'Age-related changes in gait adaptability in response to unpredictable obstacles and stepping targets', Gait and Posture, vol. 46, pp. 35 - 41,

Brodie MAD; Coppens MJM; Lord SR; Lovell NH; Gschwind YJ; Redmond SJ; Del Rosario MB; Wang K; Sturnieks DL; Persiani M; Delbaere K, 2016, 'Wearable pendant device monitoring using new wavelet-based methods shows daily life and laboratory gaits are different', Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, vol. 54, pp. 663 - 674,

McLoughlin JV; Barr CJ; Patritti B; Crotty M; Lord SR; Sturnieks DL, 2016, 'Fatigue induced changes to kinematic and kinetic gait parameters following six minutes of walking in people with multiple sclerosis', Disability and Rehabilitation, vol. 38, pp. 535 - 543,

McLoughlin JV; Lord SR; Barr CJ; Crotty M; Sturnieks DL, 2015, 'Dorsiflexion assist orthosis reduces the physiological cost and mitigates deterioration in strength and balance associated with walking in people with multiple sclerosis', Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol. 96, pp. 226 - 232.e1,

McLoughlin J; Barr C; Crotty M; Lord SR; Sturnieks DL, 2015, 'Association of postural sway with disability status and cerebellar dysfunction in people with multiple sclerosis: A preliminary study', International Journal of MS Care, vol. 17, pp. 146 - 151,

Brosseau L; Wells G; Brooks-Lineker S; Bennell K; Sherrington C; Briggs A; Sturnieks D; King J; Thomas R; Egan M; Loew L; De Angelis G; Casimiro L; April KT; Cavallo S; Bell M; Ahmed R; Coyle D; Poitras S; Smith C; Pugh A; Rahman P, 2015, 'Internet-based implementation of non-pharmacological interventions of the "people getting a grip on arthritis" educational program: An international online knowledge translation randomized controlled trial design protocol', JMIR Research Protocols, vol. 4,

Suttle CM; Asper LJ; Sturnieks D; Menant J, 2015, 'Negligible impact on posture from 5-Diopter vertical yoked prisms', Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol. 56, pp. 2980 - 2984,

Burrows N; Sturnieks D; Booth J; Barry B, 2015, 'The Relationship Between Daily Physical Activity And Pain In Individuals With Knee Osteoarthritis', Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, vol. 47, pp. 363 - 363,

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