Erin Smith

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The purpose of this review was to determine the degree to which physical activity interventions for Latin American populations reported on internal and external validity factors using the RE-AIM framework (reach & representativeness, effectiveness, adoption, implementation, maintenance). We systematically identified English (PubMed; EbscoHost) and Spanish(More)
OBJECTIVE Obesity is the single biggest public health threat to developed and developing economies. In concert with healthy public policy, multi-strategy, multi-level community-based initiatives appear promising in preventing obesity, with several countries trialling this approach. In Australia, multiple levels of government have funded and facilitated a(More)
A group training format was compared to one-to-one training in a cognitive intervention, Reasoning Exercises in Assisted Living (REAL), designed for elderly Assisted Living residents. Change scores on problem solving and functional outcomes were compared between participants in each group. In participants trained individually (n = 29), scores increased(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Reduced walking speed in older adults is associated with adverse health outcomes. This review aims to examine the effect of a cognitive dual-task on the gait speed of community-dwelling older adults with no significant pathology affecting gait. DATA SOURCES AND STUDY SELECTION Electronic database searches were performed in, Web of(More)
This paper describes the collection of real-world gait data in a cohort of 7 community living older adults, who have fallen at least once in the previous year, while they live in a smart apartment for four days. It describes the approach used to collect various gait metrics, from inertial sensors placed on the lower shanks, where gait bouts can be(More)
In this paper, we report the first evidence for the existence of the Ebbinghaus illusion in the tactile modality. Participants were asked to explore bimanually two sets of Ebbinghaus circles while blindfolded. The results shows that the participants are more likely to be deceived when an illusion-induced stimulus is present than when a control stimulus (no(More)
  • Lyn Geboy, Keith Diaz, Moore, Erin, Kate Smith, Moore Erin +1 other
  • 2012
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