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.
Janzen, S., Zecevic, A., Kloseck, M. & Orange, J.B. (2013). Managing Agitation Using Non-Pharmacological Interventions for Seniors with Dementia. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias, 28(5), 524-532.
Becker, C., Schwickert, L., Mellone, S., Bagalà, F., Chiari, L., Helbostad, J.L., Zijlstra, W., Aminian, K., Bourke, A., Todd, C., Bandinelli, S., Kerse, N., Klenk, J.; FARSEEING Consortium; FARSEEING Meta Database Consensus Group (Zecevic, A.). (2012). Proposal for a multiphase fall model based on real-world fall recordings with body-fixed sensors. Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie, 45(8), 707-15.
Bechard, D.J., Birmingham, T.B., Zecevic, A., Jones, I.C., Leitch, K., Giffin, J.R. & Jenkyn, T.R. (2012). The effect of walking poles on the knee adduction moment in patients with varus gonarthrosis. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage.