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Conference Abstracts and Publications

Sharing our learning and experience is an important element of our commitment to knowledge translation. Below are some of topics which have been shared at recent conferences:

Conference Abstracts

Australasian Road Safety Conference

Using a Public Health Approach to reduce the long term effects of road trauma

Development of a truck driver public health project

The 14th Australasian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference

A review of the injury prevention workforce in Western Australia

Engaging with local governments for injury prevention

Western Australian Falls Report: The incidence of fall-related injuries in 2017

Community Falls Prevention presentations

3rd GrassRoots Falls Festival

Development of the 2019 Western Australian Falls Report

Developing a Stay On Your Feet® audio-visual resource for falls prevention

Establishing a Community Falls Network in Western Australia

Stay On Your Feet® adaptation for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse older adults

Stay On Your Feet® falls prevention program: case study reviews

The impact of peer education on older adults falls prevention behaviours

Using audiovisual technology to demonstrate the impact of Stay On Your Feet®

Utilising behaviour change theory to promote physical activity for healthy ageing

Working with Local Governments and their Public Health Plans to prevent falls

8th Biennial Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference

The impact of training non-allied health professionals about falls prevention exercises

The value of developing a falls prevention exercise video for older adults

Translating evidence to promote the falls prevention benefits of recreational activities

13th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion

Build your balance: The development of a falls prevention exercise video for older adults in Western Australia.

Injury impacts all survey: a cross-sectional review of the injury prevention workforce in Western Australia

Injury Matters is also involved in the production of research including:

  • Jancey, J. et al. The injury workforce in Western Australia: Findings from a cross‐sectional survey. 7 (2019) doi:10.1002/hpja.269.
  • Khong, L. A. M., Berlach, R. G., Hill, K. D. & Hill, A.-M. Design and development of a theory-informed peer-led falls prevention education programme to translate evidence into practice: a systematic approach. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education 1–16 (2018) doi:10.1080/14635240.2018.1479650.
  • Khong, L. A. M., Berlach, R. G., Hill, K. D. & Hill, A.-M. Community Peer-Led Falls Prevention Presentations: What Do the Experts Suggest? The journal of primary prevention (2018) doi:10.1007/s10935-017-0500-9.
  • Khong, L. A. M., Berlach, R. G., Hill, K. D. & Hill, A.-M. Can peer education improve beliefs, knowledge, motivation and intention to engage in falls prevention amongst community-dwelling older adults? European Journal of Ageing 1–13 (2017) doi:10.1007/s10433-016-0408-x.
  • Khong, L., Bulsara, C., Hill, K. D. & Hill, A.-M. How older adults would like falls prevention information delivered: fresh insights from a World Café forum. Ageing and Society 1–18 (2016) doi:10.1017/S0144686X16000192.
  • Khong, L., Farringdon, F., Hill, K. D. & Hill, A.-M. “We are all one together”: peer educators’ views about falls prevention education for community-dwelling older adults – a qualitative study. BMC Geriatrics 15, 28 (2015) doi:10.1186/s12877-015-0030-3.

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