The theme for the festival is New Solutions to Old Problems: ensuring sustainability of falls prevention interventions.
Many members from the PreventIT consortium will present their research.
The EUFF2018 registration is now live – visit the website to register today at www.eufallsfest.eu
For the first time, The festival is offering the opportunity for you to ‘Showcase your Work’ and will be accepting both Research Abstracts and/or Implementation Best Practice submissions. Please see the website for full information on themes, how to submit and deadlines for submission. Deadline for submissions 16th April 2018.
The annual ESMAC meeting attracts clinicians and researchers from multiple disciplines such as orthopedics surgeons, neurologists, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, as well as physiotherapists, prosthetists, occupational therapists, human movement scientists, biomechanical/electrical/medical engineers, and others interested in human movement.
The International Society for the Measurement of Physical Behaviour is a non-profit scientific society which focuses on the issues related to ambulatory monitoring, wearable monitors, movement sensors, physical activity, sedentary behaviour, movement behaviour, body postures, sleep and constructs related to physical behaviours.
The European Union Falls Festival brings together leading academics, researchers, health care practitioners, clinicians, industry representatives and key stakeholders from across the globe to celebrate best practice research and innovation in the multidisciplinary study and implementation of falls prevention in older people.http://www.eufallsfest.eu
The Australian and New Zealand Falls Conference will be held in Melbourne in November 2016; Jorunn L Helbostad (NTNU) and Lindy Clemson will give a presentation on development of the LiFE interventions in the PreventIT project.
The first Australia and New Zealand Conference on Sarcopenia and Frailty, to be held in Melbourne, Australia,November 2016; Consortium partner Andrea B Maier (VU) will be presenting.
International symposium on the biology of ageing, organised by the Research Centre of Ageing; the next meeting will be held in Montreal, Canada, in October 2016, with focus on paving the way for healthy ageing.
Consortium partner Andrea B Maier (VU) will be a presenter.
The PreventIT study was presented by Jorunn L. Helbostad and Beatrix Vereijken, on behalf of the PreventIT consortium, at the EU Falls Festival in Bologna, Italy, February 2016.
The title of the presentation was Early risk detection and prevention of functional decline in young older adults: -The PreventIT study.
The PreventIT study was presented by Jorunn L. Helbostad and Beatrix Vereijken, on behalf of the PreventIT consortium, at Mobex (Mobility and Exercise in the Elderly) meeting in Umeå, Sweden, January 2016.
The title of the presentation was Early risk detection and prevention in young older adults – The protocol of the PreventIT study.