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A group memory rehabilitation programme for people with traumatic brain injuries: the ReMemBrIn RCT (2019)
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das Nair, R., Bradshaw, L. E., Carpenter, H., Clarke, S., Day, F., Drummond, A., …Lincoln, N. B. (2019). A group memory rehabilitation programme for people with traumatic brain injuries: the ReMemBrIn RCT. Health Technology Assessment, 23(16), 1-193. https://doi.org/10.3310/hta23160

Main outcome measures: Outcomes were assessed at 6 and 12 months after randomisation. Primary outcome: patient-completed Everyday Memory Questionnaire – patient version (EMQ-p) at 6 months’ follow-up. Secondary outcomes: Rivermead Behavioural Memory... Read More about A group memory rehabilitation programme for people with traumatic brain injuries: the ReMemBrIn RCT.

Home-based pre-surgical psychological intervention for knee osteoarthritis (HAPPiKNEES): a feasibility randomised controlled trial (2018)
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das Nair, R., Mhizha-Murira, J. R., Anderson, P., Carpenter, H., Clarke, S., Groves, S., …Lincoln, N. B. (2018). Home-based pre-surgical psychological intervention for knee osteoarthritis (HAPPiKNEES): a feasibility randomised controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation, 32(6), 777-789. doi:10.1177/0269215518755426

Objective: To determine the feasibility of conducting a trial of a pre-surgical psychological intervention on pain, function, and mood in people with knee osteoarthritis listed for total knee arthroplasty. Design: Multi-centre, mixed-methods feasibi... Read More about Home-based pre-surgical psychological intervention for knee osteoarthritis (HAPPiKNEES): a feasibility randomised controlled trial.

PHysical activity Implementation Study In Community-dwelling AduLts (PHISICAL): study protocol (2018)
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Carpenter, H., Audsley, S., Coupland, C., Gladman, J. R., Kendrick, D., Lafond, N., …Orton, E. (in press). PHysical activity Implementation Study In Community-dwelling AduLts (PHISICAL): study protocol. Injury Prevention, doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2017-042627

Background: Falls in older people are a leading causes of unintentional injury. Due to an ageing population, injuries are likely to increase unless more is done to reduce older people’s falls risk. In clinical trials, the Falls Management Exercise (F... Read More about PHysical activity Implementation Study In Community-dwelling AduLts (PHISICAL): study protocol.

Exercise for reducing fear of falling in older people living in the community: Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis (2016)
Journal Article
Kumar, A., Delbaere, K., Zijlstra, G., Carpenter, H., Iliffe, S., Masud, T., …Kendrick, D. (in press). Exercise for reducing fear of falling in older people living in the community: Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis. Age and Ageing, 45(3), doi:10.1093/ageing/afw036

Objective: To determine the effect of exercise interventions on fear of falling in community-living people aged ≥65 years. Design: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Bibliographic databases, trial registers and other sources were searched for ra... Read More about Exercise for reducing fear of falling in older people living in the community: Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis.

Randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of community group and home-based falls prevention exercise programmes on bone health in older people: the ProAct65+ bone study (2015)
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Duckham, R. L., Masud, T., Taylor, R., Kendrick, D., Carpenter, H., Iliffe, S., …Brooke-Wavell, K. (2015). Randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of community group and home-based falls prevention exercise programmes on bone health in older people: the ProAct65+ bone study. Age and Ageing, 44(4), 573-579. doi:10.1093/ageing/afv055

Background: exercise can reduce osteoporotic fracture risk by strengthening bone or reducing fall risk. Falls prevention exercise programmes can reduce fall incidence, and also include strengthening exercises suggested to load bone, but there is litt... Read More about Randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of community group and home-based falls prevention exercise programmes on bone health in older people: the ProAct65+ bone study.

Exercise for reducing fear of falling in older people living in the community (2014)
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Kendrick, D., Kumar, A., Carpenter, H., Rixt Zijlstra, G., Skelton, D. A., Cooke, J. R., …Delbaere, K. (2014). Exercise for reducing fear of falling in older people living in the community. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 11, doi:10.1002/14651858.CD009848.pub2

Background: Fear of falling is common in older people and associated with serious physical and psychosocial consequences. Exercise (planned, structured, repetitive and purposive physical activity aimed at improving physical fitness) may reduce fear o... Read More about Exercise for reducing fear of falling in older people living in the community.

Multicentre cluster randomised trial comparing a community group exercise programme with home based exercise with usual care for people aged 65 and over in primary care (2014)
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Iliffe, S., Kendrick, D., Morris, R., Masud, T., Gage, H., Skelton, D., …Belcher, C. (2014). Multicentre cluster randomised trial comparing a community group exercise programme with home based exercise with usual care for people aged 65 and over in primary care. Health Technology Assessment, 18(49), doi:10.3310/hta18490

Background: Regular physical activity (PA) reduces the risk of falls and hip fractures, and mortality from all causes. However, PA levels are low in the older population and previous intervention studies have demonstrated only modest, short-term impr... Read More about Multicentre cluster randomised trial comparing a community group exercise programme with home based exercise with usual care for people aged 65 and over in primary care.