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A Matter of Balance Research Articles

Evaluation of a Community-Based Falls Prevention Program in South Florida, 2008-2009
Batra A, Melchior M, Seff L, Frederick N, Palmer RC. Evaluation of a community-based falls prevention program in South Florida, 2008-2009. Prev Chronic Dis 2012;9:110057. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd9.110057

Implementing and Disseminating an Evidence-Based Program to Prevent Falls in Older Adults, Texas, 2007-2009
Ory MG, Smith ML, Wade A, Mounce C, Wilson A, Parrish R. Implementing and disseminating an evidence-based program to prevent falls in older adults, Texas, 2007-2009. Prev Chronic Dis 2010; 7(6):A130.

Dissemination of an Evidence-based Program to Reduce Fear of Falling, South Carolina, 2006-2009
Ullmann G, Williams HG, Plass CF. Dissemination of an Evidence-based Program to Reduce Fear of Falling, South Carolina, 2006-2009. Prev Chronic Dis 2012;9:110093. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd9.110093.


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Smith, M. L., Ory, M. G., Belza, B., & Altpeter, M. (2012). Personal and delivery site characteristics associated with intervention dosage in an evidence-based fall risk reduction program for older adults. Translational Behavioral Medicine: Practice, Policy and Research, (in-press).

Smith, M. L., Ahn, S., Mier, N., Jiang, L., & Ory, M. G. (2012). An evidence-based program to reduce fall-related risk among older adults: A comparison of program efficacy by ethnicity. California Journal of Health Promotion, (in-press).

Smith, M. L., Jiang, L., & Ory, M. G. (2012). Falls efficacy among older adults enrolled in an evidence-based program to reduce fall-related risk: Sustainability of individual benefits over time. Family and Community Health, 35(2), (in-press).

Smith, M. L., Ahn, S., Sharkey, J. R., Horel, S., Mier, N., & Ory, M. G. (2011). Successful falls prevention programming for older adults in Texas: Rural-urban variations. Journal of Applied Gerontology, (in-press). doi:10.1177/0733464810378407

Smith, M. L., Ory, M. G., Ahn, S., Bazzarre, T. L., & Resnick, B. (2011). Older adult’s participation in a community-based falls prevention exercise program:  Relationships between the EASY tool, program attendance, and health outcomes. The Gerontologist, 51(6), 809-821. doi:10.1093/geront/gnr084

Smith, M. L., Hochhalter, A. K., Cheng, Y., Wang, S., & Ory, M. G. (2011). Programmatic influences on outcomes of an evidence-based falls program for older adults: A translational assessment. Translational Behavioral Medicine: Practice, Policy and Research, 1(3), 384-393. doi:10.1007/s13142-011-0058-7

Miller, T. R., Dickerson, J. B., Smith, M. L., & Ory, M. G. (2011). Assessing costs and potential returns of evidence-based programs for seniors. Evaluation and the Health Professions, 34(2), 201-225. doi:10.1177/0163278710393955

Smith, M. L., Quinn. C., Gipson, R., Wilson, A. D., & Ory, M. G. (2011). Serving rural communities for falls prevention: The dissemination of A Matter of Balance in the Brazos Valley region of Texas. Texas Public Health Association Journal, 63(1), 54-58.

Smith, M. L., Ory, M. G., & Larsen, R. A. A. (2010). Older women in a statewide evidence-based falls prevention program: Who enrolls and what benefits are obtained? Women’s Health Issues, 20(6), 427-434. doi:10.1016/j.whi.2010.07.003

Ory, M. G., Smith, M. L., Wade, A., Mounce, C., Wilson, A., & Parrish, R. (2010). Implementing and disseminating an evidence-based program to prevent falls in older adults, Texas, 2007-2009. Preventing Chronic Disease, 7(6), http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2010/nov/09_0224.htm.

Smith, M. L., Ory, M. G., Beasley, C., Johnson, K. N., Wernicke, M. M., & Parrish, R. (2010). Falls among older adults in Texas: Profile from 2007 hospital discharge data. Texas Public Health Association Journal, 62(1), 7-13.

Ory, M. G., Smith, M. L., Wade, A. F., Wright, J. C., & Parrish, R. (2010). Addressing falls in Texas: Evidence-based fall prevention programming for older adults. Texas Public Health Association Journal, 62(1), 15-20.
 
Healy, T. C., Peng, C., Haynes, P., McMahon, E., Botler, J. & Gross, L. (2008). The Feasibility and Effectiveness of Translating A Matter of Balance into a Volunteer Lay Leader Model. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 27 (1), 34-51.

Zijlstra, G. A. R., Van Haastregt, J. C. M., Ambergen, T., Van Rossum, E., Van Eijk, J. T. M., Tennstedt, S. L. and Kempen, G. I. J. M. (2009). Effects of a Multicomponent Cognitive Behavioral Group Intervention on Fear of Falling and Activity Avoidance in Community- Dwelling Older Adults: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 57: 2020–2028. doi:10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02489.x

Tennstedt S, Howland J, Lachman M, Peterson E, Kasten L, Jette A. (1998). A Randomized, Controlled Trial of a Group Intervention to Reduce Fear of Falling and Associated Activity Restriction in Older Adults. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 1998 Nov; 53(6):P384-92.

Howland J, Lachman ME, Peterson EW, Cote J, Kasten L, Jette A. (1998). Covariates of Fear of Falling and Associated Activity Curtailment. Gerontologist. 1998 Oct; 38(5):549-55.

 

 

 


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