Matthew T. Parsons

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OBJECTIVE To assess the effectiveness of an activity programme in improving function, quality of life, and falls in older people in residential care. DESIGN Cluster randomised controlled trial with one year follow-up. SETTING 41 low level dependency residential care homes in New Zealand. PARTICIPANTS 682 people aged 65 years or over. INTERVENTIONS(More)
Observations are described from total gaseous mercury (TGM) concentrations measured at the Wood Buffalo Environmental Association (WBEA) Fort McMurray—Patricia McInnes air quality monitoring station—from 21 October 2010 through 31 May 2013, inclusively. Fort McMurray is approximately 380 km north-northeast of Edmonton, Alberta, and approximately 30 km south(More)
This paper presents optimizations to Principal Component Analysis (PCA) in GRASS GIS. The current implementation of PCA in GRASS is based on eigenvalue decomposition, which does not have high memory requirements but it can suffer from low runtime performance. In modern computers, significant performance improvements can be achieved by appropriately taking(More)
The exploration of the interRAI training programme implemented across five District Health Boards in New Zealand Acknowledgements This evaluation would not have been possible without the considerable support and assistance of the following individuals and organisations: (Biostatisticians) for their statistical advice and guidance on this project In(More)
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