April 2017 Research and Publications

Recent Publications

Hayward MN, Mequanint S, Paquette-Warren J, Bailie R, Chirila A, Dyck R, Green M, Hanley A, Tompkins J, Harris S; FORGE AHEAD Program Team. The FORGE AHEAD clinical readiness consultation tool: a validated tool to assess clinical readiness for chronic disease care mobilization in Canada's First Nations. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Mar 23;17(1):233. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2175-6.

Ong PH, Tai BC, Wong WP, Wee LE, Chen C, Cheong A, Fong NP, Chan KM, Tan BY, Menon E, Lee KK, Ee CH8, Petrella R9, Thind A10, Choon-Huat Koh G. Caregivers: Do They Make a Difference to Patient Recovery in Subacute Stroke? Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2017 Mar 28. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2017.02.021. [Epub ahead of print]

Jones GR, Brandon C, Gill DP. Physical activity levels of community-dwelling older adults are influenced by winter weather variables. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2017 Feb 22;71:28-33. doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2017.02.012. [Epub ahead of print]

Gregory MA, Boa Sorte Silva NC, Gill DP, McGowan CL, Liu-Ambrose T, Shoemaker JK, Hachinski V, Holmes J, Petrella RJ. Combined Dual-Task Gait Training and Aerobic Exercise to Improve Cognition, Mobility, and Vascular Health in Community-Dwelling Older Adults at Risk for Future Cognitive Decline1. J Alzheimers Dis. 2017 Mar 10. doi: 10.3233/JAD-161240. [Epub ahead of print]

Paquette-Warren J, Tyler M, Fournie M, Harris SB. The Diabetes Evaluation Framework for Innovative National Evaluations (DEFINE): Construct and Content Validation Using a Modified Delphi Method. Can J Diabetes. 2017 Mar 6. pii: S1499-2671(16)30075-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjd.2016.10.011. [Epub ahead of print]


HealtheSteps™: A healthy lifestyle prescription program designed to address common risk factors for chronic disease. Invited Speaker, Primary Health Care Research Rounds, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Toronto, ON. March 24, 2017 (presented by RJ Petrella)

Impact of Hockey Fans in Training Program on Health in Overweight and Obese Men. Invited Oral Presentation. 5th Canadian Obesity Summit. Banff, Canada. April 26 – 28, 2017 (will be presented by RJ Petrella)

Gill DP, Blunt W, De Cruz A, Riggin B, Hunt K, Wyke S, Gray C, Bunn C, Pulford R, Bartol C, Danylchuk K, Petrella RJ. The Hockey Fans in Training Weight Loss and Healthy Lifestyle Program Can Attract and Retain Overweight and Obese Men. 5th Canadian Obesity Summit. Banff, Canada. April 26 – 28, 2017.  (Poster – will be presented by RJ Petrella).