• The Adapted Lifestyle-Integrated Functional Exercise Program for Preventing Functional Decline in Young Seniors: Development and Initial Evaluation 

      Schwenk, Michael; Bergquist, Ronny; Boulton, Elisabeth; Van Ancum, Jeanine M.; Nerz, Corinna; Weber, Michaela; Barz, Carolin; Jonkman, Nini H.; Taraldsen, Kristin; Helbostad, Jorunn L.; Vereijken, Beatrix; Pijnappels, Mirjam; Maier, Andrea B.; Zhang, Wei; Becker, Clemens; Todd, Chris; Clemson, Lindy; Hawley-Hague, H. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background: The Lifestyle-integrated Functional Exercise (LiFE) program is an intervention integrating balance and strength activities into daily life, effective at reducing falls in at-risk people ≥70 years. There is ...
    • Attitudes Towards Adapted Lifestyle-Integrated Functional Exercise Developed for 60-70-Year-Olds: Perceptions of Participants and Trainers 

      Boulton, Elisabeth; Weber, Michaela; Hawley-Hague, Helen; Bergquist, Ronny; Van Ancum, Jeanine M.; Jonkman, Nini H.; Taraldsen, Kristin; Helbostad, Jorunn L.; Maier, Andrea B.; Becker, Clemens; Todd, Chris; Clemson, Lindy; Schwenk, Michael (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background: Time commitments, limited access, or unwillingness to join a group are some of the many reasons for low adherence to structured exercise in older adults. A promising alternative approach is integrating exercise ...
    • Complexity of daily physical activity is more sensitive than conventional metrics to assess functional change in younger older adults 

      Zhang, Wei; Schwenk, Michael; Mellone, Sabato; Paraschiv-Ionescu, Anisoara; Vereijken, Beatrix; Pijnappels, Mirjam; Mikolaizak, A. Stefanie; Boulton, Elisabeth; Jonkman, Nini H.; Maier, Andrea B.; Klenk, Jochen; Helbostad, Jorunn L.; Taraldsen, Kristin; Aminian, Kamiar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The emerging mHealth applications, incorporating wearable sensors, enables continuous monitoring of physical activity (PA). This study aimed at analyzing the relevance of a multivariate complexity metric in assessment of ...
    • Concurrent validity and reliability of the Community Balance and Mobility Scale in young-older adults. 

      Weber, Michaela; Van Ancum, Jeanine M.; Bergquist, Ronny; Taraldsen, Kristin; Gordt, Katharina; Mikolaizak, A. Stefanie; Nerz, Corinna; Pijnappels, Mirjam; Jonkman, Nini H.; Maier, Andrea B.; Helbostad, Jorunn L.; Vereijken, Beatrix; Becker, Clemens; Schwenk, Michael (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background With the growing number of young-older adults (baby-boomers), there is an increasing demand for assessment tools specific for this population, which are able to detect subtle balance and mobility deficits. ...