Program

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Day 1 | Tuesday 28 June 2016
07:30 - 08:30 Heart Foundation "Discover Melbourne" Morning Walk
13:30-16:30
Active Cities and Active Communities for Older AdultsThis is a 3-hour workshop on ways of promoting more active cities and communities for older adults. Parks Victoria the Strategic Brand Partner of the Active Cities and Active Communities Symposium. Separate registration required - please click here to register.
Clarendon Room, Melbourne Exhibition Centre
16:00 - 17:00 Registration Level 1 Foyer, Melbourne Convention Centre
17:00 - 17:30 Opening Ceremony Gabrielle Williams MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Carers and Volunteers
17:30 - 18:30 Keynote - The 8 80 City: Vibrant Cities, Healthy Communities, Happier People Gil Penalosa, Founder and Chair of the Board, 8 80 Cities Session Chair: - Prof Stuart Biddle
18:30 - 20:00 Welcoming Reception
Day 2 | Wednesday 29 June 2016 | PEOPLE
7:30 - 8:30 Heart Foundation "Discover Melbourne" Morning Walk
8.30 - 9.00 RegistrationLevel 1 Foyer
9:00 - 10:00 PEOPLE – Keynote - Lifestyle activity as mediators for healthy brain ageing – It’s never too late to start!Professor Linda Lam, Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry of the Chinese University of Hong Kong Session Chair - Prof Maximillian de Courten - Room 105/106
10:00 - 10:30 Morning Tea
10:30 - 12:00 Symposium Symposium Free Oral PresentationsFunctional status Free Oral PresentationsCognition and mental health Free Oral PresentationsFalls Free Oral PresentationsSocial and psychological issues
Chairs Ellen Freiberger Chunyan Miao, Cyril Leung and Han Yu Liam Johnson Nicola Lautenschlager Pazit Levinger Linda Lam
Room 101/102 103 105/106 110 104 111/112
10:30 - 10:45 Ellen Freiberger, Tim Henwood, Ivan Bautmans, Francesco Landi Sarcopenia and function in the oldest old Han Yu, Yiqiang Chen, Cyril Leung, Chunyan Miao, Zhengxiang Pan Interactive games for active ageing
*symposium continues into lunch
David LesterMeasured mobility status is strongly associated with functional independence in community dwelling older people; an observational cross-sectional study Liam McAuliffeCan low active older adults living with and without mild cognitive impairment regulate their exercise intensity with perceived exertion? Shanthi JohnsonFunctional capacity and falls research in the context of aging in India Gabrielle Lindsay SmithA systematic review of the literature concerning social support, loneliness and physical activity in older adults
10:45 - 11:00 Isaac Selva RajUltrasound measures of lower limb muscle architecture are associated with functional performance in older adults Sophie HennessyWhat works for a person with dementia? How to make resources and the web accessible so people with dementia stay active and engaged! Cathie SherringtonExercise to prevent falls in older adults: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis Claire JenkinSport and ageing: Benefits and barriers of sport participation for adults aged 50+ years
11:00 - 11:15 Behnaz ShahtahmassebiThe effect of a 12-week supervised multimodal exercise training program on lower trunk muscle morphology and functional ability in healthy older adults: A randomized controlled trial Veronique WolterSports clubs as an important stakeholder in dementia care: Interim results of the study "Sport for People with Dementia" Timo RantalainenSarcopenic Characteristics of a Faller - Can We Capture Fallers with a Few Simple Questions? Ineke VergeerThe potential of holistic movement practices to support successful ageing: participation experiences of yoga teachers
11:15 - 11:30 Baptiste FournierShort-term effects of a pole walking program on physical capacities in community-dwelling older adults Kate Riegle Van WestThe effects of International Poi and Tai Chi on physical and cognitive function in healthy older adults Sharon MacPhersonOn Your Feet - A multidisciplinary approach to falls Wendy SweetIt's personal and professional: Women Baby-boomers experiences of 'working-out' with a Personal Trainer
11:30 - 11:45 Bob LaventureEvaluating the impact of the use of the Functional Fitness MOT tool with Active Ageing Professionals Greg KennedyThe LIILAC Trial: Effects of aerobic exercise and Mediterranean diet on cognition in cognitively healthy older people living independently within aged care facilities Shanthi JohnsonHealth information for tracking and preventing falls in Canadian long-term care facilities Dafna MeromDancing and the ageing brain: are we overstating dance benefits?
11:45 - 12:00 Natalie Luscombe-MarshProvision of standard and fortified Meals-on-wheels meals to improve nutritional, functional status, quality of life and hospitalizations of community-dwelling nutritionally-at risk elderly Belinda BrownThe role of genetic factors in modifying the relationship between physical activity and measures of Alzheimer's disease risk Mats ManderbackaFrom Science to practice.” What we know about exercise for seniors and what does this mean for facility design and programming? Yosuke OsukaEffects of exercise intervention targeting older married couples on exercise adherence: a 1-year follow-up study
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch and Arthritis & Osteoporosis Victoria’s MOVE with Bowls
13:00 - 13:45 Active Ageing: Connecting People and Parks Fran Horsley, Executive Director Strategic Accountability and Business Development
14:00 - 15:30 Symposium Symposium Free Oral PresentationsMental health Free Oral PresentationsBalance and falls Free Oral PresentationsStrength and muscle Free Oral PresentationsAwareness, motivation and physical literacy
Chairs: Sharon Hetherington Liam Johnson Dafna Merom Pazit Levinger Jason Bennie Ineke Vergeer
Room 101/102 103 105/106 110 104 111/112
14:00 - 14:15 Sharon Hettherington, Bob Laventure, Alison Penington, Richelle StreetChanging hearts and minds: Strategies to improve exercise perceptions and behaviours Liam Johnson, Neville Owen, Kirk Erickson, Coralie EnglishThe effect of exercise and sedentary behaviour on brain function and chronic disease in older adults Kristiann HeeschPhysical activity and quality of life in older women with depressive symptoms Anne TiedemannYoga-based exercise improves balance and mobility in people aged 60 and over: a systematic review and meta-analysis Ibrahim AltubasiIs quadriceps muscle strength a determinant of the physical function of the elderly? Gareth JonesPhysical Activity Literacy for older adults: A systematic review
14:15 - 14:30 Casper JP ZhangPhysical activity, sedentary behavior and depressive symptoms in Hong Kong Chinese older adults Lukas ZahnerLeg and trunk muscle activity during standing balance tasks with increasing difficulty in young adults and seniors Nicola FairhallThe effect of exercise on muscle mass in older people - a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials Gareth JonesPhysical Activity Literacy: A model for older adults
14:30 - 14:45 Michelle JongenelisThe relationship between physical activity and mental health in Australian seniors Bettina WollesenEffects of a visual-verbal Stroop-Test on balance performance of older adults Elissa BurtonResistance training: why some older people participate and other don't? Vivien RodgersWhat matters for successful ageing: Satisfaction with health, function and life after 65
14:45 - 15:00 Ashleigh SmithPatterning of physiological and affective responses in older adults during self-selected exercise and a graded exercise test Ruth TehFracture incidence and prediction in Maori and non-Maori octogenarians Eliza MillerEffects of Progressive Resistance Training and Weight Loss versus Weight Loss alone on Inflammatory and Endothelial Biomarkers in Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: A 12-month Randomised Controlled Trial Vivien RodgersPerception of functional activity through social comparison across older age among community-dwelling older people
15:00 - 15:15 Michelle WilsonIt's more about the talking than the walking' - Heart Foundation Walking (HFW) encouraging older Australian's to be active and social Lars DonathAcute exposure and exercise in moderate altitude change spatio-temporal gait characteristics in healthy community-dwelling seniors Title Frances ScarrottLiving Longer Living Stronger™ 15 Years and still going strong! Simone PettigrewOlder Australians' awareness of and motivation to engage in preventive cognitive activity
15:15 - 15:30 Jennie HewittFalls prevention and quality of life in residential aged care - using exercise to grow bold not old Debra RoseEstablishing the reliability of the Modified Fullerton Advanced Balance (mFAB) Scale Rachel DuckhamEffectiveness of a Community Group and Home Based Exercise intervention on the maintenance of vertebral body height and prevention of vertebral compression fractures in Older Adults: the ProAct65+ Bone Study Ben SmithEngaging Older People in Physical Activity - An Evidence-based Best Practice Framework for Community-based Organisations
15:30 - 16:00 Afternoon Tea
16:00 - 17:00 Invited Speakers - Room 105/106
Session Chair - A/Prof Pazit Levinger
How to protect cognitive health in older age: Current evidence and knowledge gaps Professor Nicola Lautenschlager, Professor of Psychiatry of Old Age, University of Melbourne
Fit For Your Life: Optimal Approaches to the Prevention and Treatment of Frailty Professor Maria Fiatarone Singh, Professor of Exercise and Sports Science, University of Sydney
17:00 - 18:30 Poster Session - Level 1 Foyer
Day 3 | Thursday 30 June 2016 | POLICY
7:30 - 8:30 Heart Foundation "Discover Melbourne" Morning Walk
8.30 - 9.00 RegistrationLevel 1 Foyer
9:00 - 10:00 POLICY – Keynote - Global Progress on Healthy and Active Ageing Dr John Beard, Director of the Ageing and Life Course Programme, World Health Organization Session Chair - Prof Rosemary Calder AM
10:00 - 10:30 Morning Tea
10:30 - 12:00 Symposium Symposium Symposium Free Oral PresentationsPolicy Free Oral PresentationsSocial demographics Free Oral PresentationsWalking
Chairs: Shilpa Dogra Ester Cerin Robert Barnard Rosemary Calder John Beard Gil Penalosa
Room: 101/102 105/106 103 104 111/112 110
10:30 - 10:45 Shilpa Dogra, Sebastien Chastin, Jennifer Copeland, Neville OwenSedentary behaviour in older men and women: New insights and future directions Ester Cerin, Anthony Barnett, David Barnett, Dafna Merom, Jelle van CauwenbergNeighbourhood environments and active ageing: a sampler of research across the globe using different methods Robert Barnard, Tim Henwood, Frank Naso, Allison PatchettWorld of Wellness - linking care, client and community in aged care settings to encourage successful active ageing Rylee A. DionigiSport as social policy across the lifespan Loes JaspersApplication of a healthy ageing phenotype in the population-based Rotterdam Study: a gender-based perspective Takemi SugiyamaHow far do older adults walk? A study on household travel survey
10:45 - 11:00 Ellen FreibergerEnhancing physical activity in behaviour and life style in older persons; the Rome statement Jennifer MuhaidatHow is it like to grow old in Jordan? Rachel ColeOlder adults' use of public transport: Prevalence and impact on walking
11:00 - 11:15 Carolyn LotonCommunicating healthy ageing messages to older Australians - what do older people value? Sheena MoosaTrending to living alone among older people in New Zealand and the implications Fatima GhaniGender and age differences in walking for transport and recreation: are the relationships the same in all neighbourhoods?
11:15 - 11:30 Renee de SilvaPhysical activity programs for older Victorians: An audit and gap analysis Bettina WollesenInfluence of poverty on mobility and fall risks in older adults Horst (Oz) KayakIntegrating potential health impact, trip generation & time-use models in an aging society for a 20 minute Metropolis
11:30 - 11:45 Michelle JongenelisPromoting physical activity in Australian seniors Rakhi MittalSocio-demographic, clinical and functional characteristics of patients admitted into a multi-professional home medical care service from 2000 to 2009: a descriptive and trend study Javad KoohsariUrban design supporting active ageing: Role of street layout
11:45 - 12:00 Simone PettigrewSolely sold on stepping: The challenge of expanding seniors' physical activity horizons Charles WaldegraveHealth and wellbeing impacts of social inclusion and exclusion Angela CurlWalking as a pathway between the environment and positive mental wellbeing among older adults in the context of regeneration
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch and Arthritis & Osteoporosis Victoria’s MOVE with Bowls
13:00 - 13:45 Invited Speaker - Room 105/106 Dr Dave Alred MBE Session Chair - Prof Stuart Biddle
14:00 - 15:30 Symposium Symposium Symposium Symposium Free Oral PresentationsSedentary behaviour Free Oral PresentationsDeterminants and barriers
Chairs: Stuart Biddle Rylee Dionigi Takemi Sugiyami Ben Smith Paul Gardiner Brigid Lynch
Room: 101/102 103 104 105/106 110 111/112
14:00 - 14:15 Stuart Biddle, Cecilie Thorgersen-Ntoumanis, Alex FlorindoChallenges for changing physical activity and sedentary behaviour in Australia and Brazil Rylee Dionigi, Bevan Grant, Evonne MillerActive ageing policy: Leisure in later life and cultural change Takemi Sugiyami, Rachel Cole, Yung Liao, Neville Owen, Jelle van CauwenbergEnvironmental factors associated with older adults' active living: Towards evidence-based policies for ageing in place Ben Smith, Genevieve Nolan, Renee DeSilva, David Menzies, Sarah Yallop, Catherine ThompsonThe Victorian Active Ageing Partnership (VAAP) Victorian Department of Health Engaging older people in physical activity – Turning evidence into practice Koren FisherSedentary behavior and cardiometabolic risk markers among participants in a multicomponent exercise program for older adults Paul ThrossellAgelessness, can you choose it?
14:15 - 14:30 Natasha ReidAssociation of TV viewing time trajectories over 12 years with Timed Up and Go in Australian adults Asmita PatelPost diagnosis physical activity engagement in prostate cancer survivors: perceived motives, benefits and barriers for physical activity
14:30 - 14:45 Sebastien ChastinWhen is a change in sedentary behaviour a real change? Paul CrisfordFactors associated with physical activity promotion amongst non-medical health professionals
14:45 - 15:00 Olga TheouMonitoring physical activity in hospitalized older patients: Can upright time reduce risk of mortality? Agathe Daria JadczakMedical students' perception of the importance of exercise and their perceived competency in prescribing exercise
15:00 - 15:15 Calum LeaskWhy older adults spend time sedentary and break their sedentary behaviour: a mixed methods approach. Justin KeoghThe physical activity promotion practices, beliefs and barriers among Australasian cancer nurses
15:15 - 15:30 Kate KameniarShaping health promoting care services that empower residents to sit less and move more Vivien RodgersWhat matters most for satisfaction with active ageing in residential care: Resident, family and staff perceptions
15:30 - 16:00 Afternoon Tea
16:00 - 17:00 Invited Speakers - Room 105/106
Session Chair - Mr Bob Laventure
Changing patterns of physical activity and sitting time, and implications for healthy ageing in Australian women Professor Wendy Brown, Director of the Centre for Research in Exercise, Physical Activity and Health and Professor of Physical Activity and Health in the School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences at the University of Queensland
Urban spaces and active ageing: A national and international agenda Professor Ester Cerin, Institute for Health and Ageing, Australian Catholic University
17:00 - 18:30 Poster Session - Level 1 Foyer
19:00 - 23:00 Congress Dinner - Melbourne Cricket Ground, AFL Members Dining Room
Day 4 | Friday 1 July 2016 | PRACTICE
7:30 - 8:30 Heart Foundation "Discover Melbourne" Morning Walk
8.30 - 9.00 RegistrationLevel 1 Foyer
9:00 - 10:00 PRACTICE – Keynote - Beyond Borders and Boundaries: Promoting Active Ageing in the 21st Century Professor Abby King, Professor of Health Research and Policy and of Medicine at Stanford School of Medicine Session Chair - Dr Ineke Vergeer - Room 105/106
10:00 - 10:30 Morning Tea
10:30 - 12:00 Symposium Symposium Free Oral PresentationsActive ageing in the community Free Oral PresentationsScreening and assessment Free Oral PresentationsWorkplace Free Oral PresentationsIntervention programs
Chairs: Marie-Louise Bird Brigid Lynch Elizabeth Cyarto Gareth Jones Glen Wiesner Abby King
Room: 101/102 105/106 111/112 104 103 110
10:30 - 10:45 Marie-Louise Bird, Anna Barker, Jen Guest, Jason TalevskiMeeting exercise guidelines for older adults in an engaging way Brigid Lynch, Matthew Buman, Lisa Cadmus-Bertram, Chris LynchWearable technology for increasing physical activity and reducing sedentary behaviour in chronic disease populations: help or hype? Nicole BiagioniPerceived barriers and facilitators relating to volunteer work among Australian seniors Shanthi JohnsonLongitudinal study of access to health information online among the elderly Andreas Argubi-WollesenA novel approach to design wearable support systems for the aging workforce Jamie TaitStrategies and challenges associated with recruiting retirement communities and residents into an exercise intervention trial
10:45 - 11:00 Daryll ArchibaldA qualitative evaluation of a pilot green exercise volunteering program for older adults living in a socio-economically disadvantaged area of Glasgow, Scotland Joseph NortheyA comparison between estimated physical activity from an open-ended self-report questionnaire and the SenseWear Armband in older Australians Clare EdgeAgeing, Health and Retirement Choices in a diverse workforce: a case study of a large private sector retail organisation Anne TiedemannHealth coaching to enhance physical activity and prevent falls in community-dwelling people aged 60 years and over: study protocol for the CHAnGE cluster randomised controlled trial
11:00 - 11:15 Beatriz Cuesta-BriandPromoting active ageing in an African context: Lessons from Lesotho Amy MorganClinical screening tools for obesity in an aging population Tessa Kouwenhoven-PasmooijInfluence and usage of a blended web-based gaming intervention on changes in physical activity for overweight employees: an experimental pilot study Daniel DaviesShort Term Restorative PILOT Program
11:15 - 11:30 Luisa WingWellness in Action: Enhancing community connections Yoshiro OkuboDevelopment and feasibility of the Nutrition and Functionality Assessment (NFA) among Japanese community-dwelling older adults Mercia Van Der WaltEffectiveness of a one month pedometer-based intervention challenge on physical activity levels at the workplace in Qatar Elizabeth BarnardGood Health Transitions Project - A contemporary model of service delivery to reduce the impact of frailty
11:30 - 11:45 Agnieszka ChudeckaLet's meet at Café 94 David BarnettAn accelerometer cut-point for moderate-vigorous intensity physical activity in Chinese older adults Jayden HunterThe impact of workplace exercise interventions on health, fitness and physical activity: a systematic review Catherine KirkhamUse and perceptions of activity monitors and health coaching in community dwelling seniors
11:45 - 12:00 Brian LordLIFEBALL: A Unique Australian Ball Game for the Active Aged
*session runs into lunch break with a demonstration of the game in 109
Daniel TreacyValidity of activity monitors for measuring steps in an inpatient rehabilitation population   Juliana OliveiraWhat is the effect of health coaching on physical activity participation in older people?: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch and Arthritis & Osteoporosis Victoria’s MOVE with Bowls
13:00 - 13:45 Active Ageing Practical Demonstrations - Lungs in ActionRoom 105/106 Active Ageing Practical Demonstrations - Heart Foundation, Heartmoves exercise sessionRoom 110
14:00 - 15:30 Symposium Symposium Symposium Symposium Free Oral PresentationsClinical and residential care Free Oral PresentationsActive ageing and well-being
Chairs: Sebastien Chastin Marie-Louise Bird Ellen Freiberger Tim Henwood Cathie Sherrington Wendy Brown
Room: 105/106 101/102 103 104 110 111/112
14:00 - 14:15 Sebastien Chastin, Paul Gardiner, Juliet Harvey, Calum LeaskInterventions to reduce sedentary behaviour in later life Marie Louise Bird, Dawn Simpson, Katie-Jane Brickwood, Wei-Peng TeoAssessment: what does technology add to practice Ellen Freiberger, Francesco Landi, Emanuele Marzetti, Matteo Tosato, Riccardo Calvani, Luca MariottiSarcopenia and physical frailty in older people: multicomponent treatment strategies (SPRINTT) Tim Henwood, Martin Bending, Jo Boylan, Natahn HallUsing evidence in practice: the benefits of aged care resistance based exercise Mélanie LevasseurPersonalized citizen assistance for social participation (APIC) in older adults having disabilities: a feasible intervention to foster active ageing Elizabeth CyartoHow to promote active ageing to older people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds: The Have A Try (HAT) and Healthy Ageing Quiz (HAQ) Initiative
14:15 - 14:30 Vicki KanakarisActive Ageing' exists in residential care Myrla SalesActive Ageing: A novel dynamic exercise initiative for older people to improve health and well-being
14:30 - 14:45 Melissa RaymondThe effect of a high intensity functional exercise group on clinical outcomes in hospitalized older adults Robert HillPhysical activity and sense of coherence in older Australians
14:45 - 15:00 Melissa RaymondCompetition and camaraderie: Experiences of older adults in a group physiotherapy program at a rehabilitation hospital Stefanie DahlA two-staged international feasibility study of a health promotion program for older adults focusing on physical activity, mental wellbeing and nutrition
15:00 - 15:15 Michael AracoWatch this space- Teleservices and healthcare Damon KendrickOutrageous Ageing: An exercise intervention for LGBTI elders
15:15 - 15:30   Elizabeth CyartoActive ageing in the bush: Older Persons' Camp Experience
15:30 - 16:00 Afternoon Tea
16:00 - 17:00 Closing Keynote Address - Moving beyond "going for a walk" : re-thinking active ageing Professor Adrian Bauman, Professor of Public Health and Director of the Prevention Research Collaboration at the University of Sydney Session Chair - Dr Jason Bennie - Room 105/106

*Please note the program is subject to change without notice.