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Researcher: Balogun, S (Dr Saliu Balogun)

Fields of Research

Rheumatology and arthritis
Geriatrics and gerontology
Aged health care
Epidemiology
Health services and systems
Central nervous system
Community child health

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Health related to ageing
Behaviour and health
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Nutrition

Career Best Publications

Do older adults with low muscle mass or strength, in the presence of obesity, have an increased risk of joint replacement over 13 Years?; Calcified Tissue International
Longitudinal associations between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D, physical activity, knee pain and dysfunction and physiological falls risk in community-dwelling older adults; Experimental Gerontology
Longitudinal associations of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin-D, physical activity, and knee pain and dysfunction with muscle loss in community-dwelling older adults; Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences
Prospective associations of low muscle mass and function with 10-year falls risk, incident fracture and mortality in community-dwelling older adults; Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging
Prospective associations of osteosarcopenia and osteodynapenia with incident fracture and mortality over 10 years in community-dwelling older adults; Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics

Research Publications

Constitutive melanin density is associated with prevalent and short-term, but not long-term, incident fracture risk in older Caucasian adults; Osteoporosis International
Do older adults with low muscle mass or strength, in the presence of obesity, have an increased risk of joint replacement over 13 Years?; Calcified Tissue International
Education, occupation and operational measures of sarcopenia: six years of Australian data; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Gender difference in the prevalence and socio-demographic correlates of mobility disability among older adults in Nigeria; European Journal of Ageing
Incidence and predictors of fractures in older adults with and without obesity defined by body mass index versus body fat percentage; Bone
Interventions for reducing sedentary behaviour in community-dwelling older adults (Protocol); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Longitudinal associations between dietary inflammatory index and musculoskeletal health in community-dwelling older adults; Clinical Nutrition
Longitudinal associations between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D, physical activity, knee pain and dysfunction and physiological falls risk in community-dwelling older adults; Experimental Gerontology
Longitudinal associations of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin-D, physical activity, and knee pain and dysfunction with muscle loss in community-dwelling older adults; Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences
Longitudinal study of the relationship between physical activity and knee pain and functional limitation in community-dwelling older adults; Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics
Maternal education and child immunization: the mediating roles of maternal literacy and socioeconomic status; Pan African Medical Journal
Obesity and multiple sclerosis: Prevalence, susceptibility and progression in disability; Future Neurology
Prospective associations of low muscle mass and function with 10-year falls risk, incident fracture and mortality in community-dwelling older adults; Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging
Prospective associations of low muscle mass and strength with health-related quality of life over 10-year in community-dwelling older adults; Experimental Gerontology
Prospective associations of osteosarcopenia and osteodynapenia with incident fracture and mortality over 10 years in community-dwelling older adults; Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics
Skin photosensitivity is associated with 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and BMD but not fractures independent of melanin density in older caucasian adults; Calcified Tissue International
White matter hyperintensities and the progression of frailty - the Tasmanian Study of Cognition and Gait; Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences

Research Projects

A randomised controlled trial evaluating community walking for knee osteoarthritis; Arthritis Australia (AFA)
A randomised controlled trial evaluating community walking for knee osteoarthritis; Arthritis Australia (AFA)
Assessing the Australian osteoarthritis landscape - GPs' surgeons' and patients attitudes towards and understandings of osteoarthritis; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Clinical audit of the health of newly arrived refugees to Tasmania
Farrell Fellowship

Research Candidate Supervision