JSGS/WRTC Lecture ~ Making a Case for Falls Prevention in Seniors

Dr. Shanthi Johnson, Professor and Associate Dean (Research and Graduate Studies), Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies, University of Regina

Friday March 22, 2013

Start Time: 12:30 PM - End Time: 2:00 PM

Category:Public Lecture
Campus:Both campuses
Saskatoon Location: Prairie Room, Diefenbaker Building, University of Saskatchewan Campus
Regina Location:JSGS Window Room, 2nd Floor, Gallery Building, University of Regina, College Avenue Campus
 
Description:Unintentional falls are one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity among frail older adults. In her presentation, Dr. Johnson will highlight the epidemiological research related to the surveillance and monitoring of falls and fall-related injuries among seniors and the intervention research focusing on the understanding of the underlying mechanisms of factors associated with falls among seniors in community and long-term care settings. Challenges and opportunities in the injury prevention research area will also be discussed.
Please Note:Please be advised that the JSGS Window Room is located on the second fl oor of the Gallery Building. Individuals with mobility difficulties should contact us at 306.585.5869 or
js_outreach@uregina.ca at least one week prior to the event.
 
Cost:Free 
Contact:Karen Jaster-Laforge

(306) 585-5869

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