Falls and injury prevention in the elderly (systems approach)
Safety culture in health care
Dementia, stroke, osteoporosis, arthritis
Biomechanics (gait, balance, mobility)
Age Friendly Cities
CIHR, RNAO, ONF, OSN, New Horizons for Seniors
Simon Fraser University, BC; Gerontology Research Centre, Vancouver, BC
Lawson Health Research Institute, London Health Sciences Centre, St. Joseph’s Health Care London
The University of Western Ontario collaborators: Ivey School of Business, Social Sciences (Aging and Health Research Centre), Engineering, Teaching Support Centre
Community partners: City of London, Alzheimer Society, LTC homes, Over 55, Cherryhill Healthy Aging Program
Health Issues in Aging
Gerontology in Practice - service learning
Aging in Motion/Biomechanics of Aging
Bio-psycho-social Dimensions of Aging
Mixed Methods Design
Pillar Nonprofit Community Innovation Award, Community Collaboration category for the Gerontology in Practice a Community Service-Learning course, Winner - 2012
Marilyn Robinson Award for Excellence in Teaching, Western University, Nominee - 2012
Western Community Service Learning Award, Winner - 2011
Faculty of Health Sciences Teaching Award of Excellence, Winner - 2011
Bank of Nova Scotia, the UWO Alumni Association and the University Student’s Council Award of Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, Winner - 2010
Canadian Institutes for Health Research, Institute of Aging ‘Age Plus Prize’ Winner - 2007
Member of the Canadian Association on Gerontology (since 2003)
Member of the Gerontological Society of America (since 2003)
Invited reviewer for Canadian Journal on Aging, the Open Longevity Science Journal, the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, BioMed Central, the Australian Occupational Therapy Journal and the Journal of Aging and Physical Activity.
Collaborator on the Technology for Injury Prevention in Seniors (TIPS), SFU and UBC, Vancouver, BC.
Invited external expert at the European Union consensus building meeting for the FARSEEING project, Stuttgart, Germany.
Bechard DJ, Jenkyn TR, Zecevic A & Birmingham TB. (2011). Time-varying behaviour, test-retest reliability and concurrent validity of lateral trunk lean and toe-out angles during prolonged treadmill walking. Gait and Posture, 34, 81-85.
Halligan M & Zecevic A. (2011). Safety Culture in Healthcare: A Review of Concepts, Indicators, Measures and Progress. Quality and Safety in Health Care, 20(4), 338-343.
Klages K, Zecevic A, Orange JB & Hobson S. (2011). Snoezelen Room and Balance in Individuals with Dementia. Clinical Rehabilitation, 25(7), 607-616.
Zecevic A, Chesworth B, Zaric G, Huang Q, Salmoni A, McAuslan D, Welch R & Brunton D. (2012). Estimating the cost of serious injurious in-hospital falls. Canadian Journal on Aging, 31(2), 1-9.