Thu 11 Feb 2016 - Thu 11 Feb 2016
11am - 12:30pm
- Seminar Room NeuRA (Neuroscience Research Australia)
- Barker St Randwick
Would you like to find out how you can improve or maintain your balance? Would you like to know how you can help research by becoming a research participant? Join us to find out answers to these questions and more!
- This is a free event
- Attendees must RSVP to:firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 9399 1069 (if phone is unattended please leave name and contact details)
- More Contact Information
- 9399 1000
Falls are a major contributor to the burden of disease in older people and a major public health problem. Preventing falls and effectively managing fall related injury is a key research and health priority
- Preventing falls in old age - Dr Kim Delbaere, Senior Research Fellow, NeuRA, UNSW
- Keeping up with your exercises - Trinidad Valenzuela PhD student, NeuRA, UNSW
- Testimony by a research participant of Standing Tall
The Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre was established in 2014 and brings together complementary research of three senior research groups at NeuRA led by Professor Stephen Lord, Professor Jacqueline Close and Dr Kim Delbaere addressing fall and fall injury prevention and management. The free community seminar is aimed to educate our local community in falls prevention and recruit participants to a study named " Standing Tall".
Morning tea will be provided.
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