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May 2017 Research and Publications

Recent Publications

Wickens CM, Smart RG, Vingilis E, Ialomiteanu AR, Stoduto G, Mann RE. Street racing among the Ontario adult population: Prevalence and association with collision risk.  Accid Anal Prev. 2017 Apr 6;103:85-91. doi: 10.1016/j.aap.2017.03.021. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28391091

Carroll JK, Moorhead A, Bond R, LeBlanc WG, Petrella RJ, Fiscella K. Who Uses Mobile Phone Health Apps and Does Use Matter? A Secondary Data Analytics Approach. J Med Internet Res. 2017 Apr 19;19(4):e125. doi: 10.2196/jmir.5604.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28428170

Shellington EM, Heath M, Gill DP, Petrella RJ. Long-Term Maintenance of Executive-Related Oculomotor Improvements in Older Adults with Self-Reported Cognitive Complaints Following a 24-Week Multiple Modality Exercise Program. J Alzheimers Dis. 2017 Apr 10.

doi: 10.3233/JAD-161190. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28409744

Schraeder, KE, Reid, GJ. Who Should Transition? Defining a Target Population of Youth with Depression and Anxiety That Will Require Adult Mental Health Care. Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research. Volume 44, Issue 2, 1 April 2017, Pages 316-330. 

DOI: 10.1007/s11414-015-9495-2

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26860728

Brown TG, Ouimet MC, Eldeb M, Tremblay J, Vingilis E, Nadeau L, Pruessner J, Bechara A.  The effect of age on the personality and cognitive characteristics of three distinct risky driving offender groups.  Personality and Individual Differences. Volume 113, 15 July 2017, pp 48-56.

DOI: 10.1016/j.paid.2017.03.007

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S019188691730168X

Stewart M, Fortin M, for the Patient-Centred Innovations for Persons with Multimorbidity Team.  Patient-Centred Innovations for Persons with Multimorbidity: funded evaluation protocol. May 9 2017. vol. 5 no. 2 E365-E372

http://cmajopen.ca/content/5/2/E365.full#fn-group-1

Silverman M, Povitz M, Sontrop JM, Li L, Richard L, Cejic S, Shariff SZ. Antibiotic Prescribing for Nonbacterial Acute Upper Respiratory Infections in Elderly Persons.

Ann Intern Med. 2017 May 9. doi: 10.7326/M16-1131. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28492914

Silverman M, Povitz M, Sontrop JM, Li L, Richard L, Cejic S, Shariff SZ. Antibiotic Prescribing for Nonbacterial Acute Upper Respiratory Infections in Elderly Persons.

Ann Intern Med. 2017 May 9. doi: 10.7326/M16-1131. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28492914

Invited Lecture

Invited Lecturer, RJ Petrella.  Innovative exercise interventions in hard to reach and vulnerable patients. Using the power of sport and group effects.. University of Eastern Finland. Kuopio, Finland. May 22, 2017. The audience will be students (medical, MSci, PhD) and university staff from medical faculty (researchers and teachers) interested in "Healthy aging and mobility" and "Lifestyle interventions for chronic disease prevention and management".

Presentations (Poster Presentations – published abstracts)

Shellington EM, Gill DP, Silva NCBS, Petrella A, Simmavong PK, Pfisterer K, Matharu A, Brown S, Killingbeck J, Shigematsu R, Petrella RJ. Feasibility Of Square-stepping Exercise to Improve Mobility and Cognition in Long-term Care and Retirement Living. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting (ACSM). Denver, Colorado. May 30 - June 3, 2017. Abstract to be published in: Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 2017; 49:5 Supplement.

Petrella A, Stathokostas L, Gill D, Duggan M, Petrella RJ. Perceptions of Exercise Screening Among Older Adults. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting (ACSM). Denver, Colorado. May 30 – June 3, 2017. Abstract to be published in: Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.

Gill DP, Petrella AF, Stathokostas L, Duggan M, Petrella RJ. Preliminary Results for Test-Retest Relibability of a New Screening Tool: The Get Active Questionnaire. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting (ACSM). Denver, Colorado. May 30 – June 3, 2017. Abstract to be published in: Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.

New Grant Announcements

Principal Investigator: P. Wilk
Co-Investigators: S. Stranges, K. Anderson, S. Frisbee, S. Sarma, A. Thind, D. Lizotte, R. Petrella, S. Harris, K. Norozi, P. Garg, A. MacDougall, J. Sukhera
Title: Multidisciplinary Initiative for Population Health Research in Chronic Diseases (Phase 1)
Granting Agency: Collaborative Research Seed Grants, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Amount: $49,495.75 (April 1, 2017 – March 31, 2019)

Drs. Freeman and Stewart (co-Principal Investigators), Copeland, Jordan, Leger, and Hons (co-Investigators) are recipients of a 2 year grant from Physicians Services Incorporated (PSI) for their project: Symptoms and Relevant Outcomes: SMART.