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Researcher: Martin, KL (Dr Kara Martin)

Fields of Research

Epidemiology
Geriatrics and gerontology
Applied statistics
Health services and systems
Other education
Ecosystem function
Environmental epidemiology

Research Objectives

Health related to ageing
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Behaviour and health
Clinical health
Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)
Evaluation of health outcomes
Neonatal and child health
Other health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Air pollution events from forest fires and emergency department attendances in Sydney, Australia 1996-2007: a case-crossover analysis; Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source
Air pollution from bushfires and their association with hospital admissions in Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong, Australia 1994-2007; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Association between birth weight and adolescent systolic blood pressure in a caucasian birth cohort differs according to skin type, CRH promoter or 11β-HSD2 genotype; Archives of Disease in Childhood
Brain aging and gait; Aging Health
Childhood health motivation and adult cardiometabolic health in the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health (CDAH) study; Health Psychology
Cognitive function modifies the effect of physiological function on the risk of multiple falls - a population-based study; Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences
Cognitive function, gait, and gait variability in older people: a population-based study; Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences
Further examples of estimating effects from regression models; Australasian Epidemiologist
Gait initiation in older people - Time to first lateral movement may be the measure of choice; Gait and Posture
Gait, gait variability and the risk of multiple incident falls in older people: a population-based study; Age and Ageing
Sex differences in long-term outcomes after stroke: functional outcomes, handicap, and quality of life; Stroke
The association between childhood school engagement and attainment and adult education and health outcomes: preliminary findings from an interdisciplinary research project using longitudinal Australian cohort data; Australian Association for Research in Education Conference (AARE 2011 Conference)
The longitudinal association of childhood school engagement with adult educational and occupational achievement: Findings from an Australian national study; British Educational Research Journal
Visuospatial Ability and Memory Are Associated with Falls Risk in Older People A Population-Based Study; Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders

Research Projects

2012: Population Health Congress, Adelaide; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

Life-Stage Transitions, Depression and Cardio-Metabolic Health in Young Adults