Prof Stephen Lord
Alzheimer's disease & other dementias
accidental falls | balance impairment | balance disorders | exercise training | dizziness
This research program is aimed at finding effective prevention strategies for the important issue of falls in older people. It will: a) conduct studies to improve our understanding of fall risk in people with Parkinsons disease and dementia; b) undertake a study to improve our management of dizziness; c) seek treatments for fear of falling, and d) evaluate home exercise interventions for older people at risk of falls and strength and cued walking training for people with Parkinsons disease.