Forschung Geriatrie und Geriatrische Rehabilitation

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Nerz C, Schwickert L, Schölch S, Gordt K, Nolte PC, Kröger I, Augat P, Becker C. Inter-rater reliability, sensitivity to change and responsiveness of the orthopaedic Wolf-Motor-Function-Test as functional capacity measure before and after rehabilitation in patients with proximal humeral fractures. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 2019 Jul 6.

Sun M, Amor J, James CJ, Costamagna E, Thies S, Lindemann U, Klenk J, Kenney L. Methods to Characterize the Real-World Use of Rollators Using Inertial Sensors - A Feasibility Study. IEEE Access 2019 May 27.

Dautel A, Eckert T, Gross M, Hauer K, Schäufele M, Lacroix A, Hendlmeier I, Abel B, Pomiersky R, Gugenhan J, Büchele G, Reber KC, Becker C, Pfeiffer K. Multifactorial intervention for hip and pelvic fracture patients with mild to moderate cognitive impairment: study protocol of a dual-centre randomised controlled trial (OF-CARE). BMC Geriatrics 2019 Apr 17.

Roigk P, Rupp K, Dautel A, Lindemann U, Rapp K, Becker C. Sturzprävention: Trainieren nach dem Ulmer Modell. HEILBERUFE Pflege Kolleg | Ausgabe 3/2019; 2019 Mrz 1.

Lindemann U. Spatiotemporal gait analysis of older persons in clinical practice and research – which parameters are relevant? Z Gerontol Geriatr 2019 Feb 15.

Rothenbacher D, Dallmeier D, Denkinger MD, Boehm BO, Koenig W, Klenk J. Physical activity and sex hormone-binding globulin in older adults. J Aging Phys Act. 2019 Jan 24.

Coni A, Ancum JMV, Bergquist R, Mikolaizak AS, Mellone S, Chiari L, Maier AB, Pijnappels M. Comparison of Standard Clinical and Instrumented Physical Performance Tests in Discriminating Functional Status of High-Functioning People Aged 61–70 Years Old. Sensors (Basel). 2019 Jan 22.

Costamagna E, Thies SB, Kenney LPJ, Howard D, Lindemann U, Klenk J, Baker R. Objective measures of rollator user stability and device loading during different walking scenarios. PLoS One. 2019 Jan 13.

Roigk P, Kampe K, Rapp K, Rupp K, Pfeiffer K. Teilnahmebereitschaft und Adhärenz von Teilnehmern an „Trittsicher“-Bewegungskursen. Physioscience 2019.

Srulijes K, Klenk J, Schwenk M, Schatton C, Schwickert L, Teubner-Liepert K, Meyer M, Srijana KC, Maetzler W, Becker C, Synofzik M. Fall Risk in Relation to Individual Physical Activity Exposure in Patients with Different Neurodegenerative Diseases: a Pilot Study. Cerebellum. 2019 Jan 8.


Brandt S, Moß A, Klenk J , Kromeyer-Hauschild K, Wabitsch M. Epidemiologie des Übergewichts und der Adipositas bei Kindern und Jugendlichen anhand von deutschen Schuleingangsdaten. Adipositas-Ursachen, Folgeerkrankungen, Therapie. 2018 Dec.

Taylor ME, Butler AA, Lord SR, Delbaere K, Kurrle SE, Mikolaizak AS, Close JCT. Inaccurate judgement of reach is associated with slow reaction time, poor balance, impaired executive function and predicts prospective falls in older people with cognitive impairment. Experimental Gerontology. 2018 Dec.

Schulz C, Büchele G, Rehm M, Rothenbacher D, Roigk P, Rapp K, Günster C, König HH, Reber K. Patient Characteristics as Indicator for Care Dependence after Hip Fracture: A Retrospective Cohort Study Using Health Insurance Claims Data From Germany. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2018 Nov 14.

Jansen CP, Nerz C, Kramer F, Labudek S, Klenk J, Dams J, König HH, Clemson L, Becker C, Schwenk M. Comparison of a group-delivered and individually delivered lifestyle-integrated functional exercise (LiFE) program in older persons: a randomized noninferiority trial. BMC Geriatr. 2018 Nov 6.

Meehan A J, Butler M A, Brent L, Copanitsanou P, Cross J, Kimber C, MacDonald V, Marques A, Peng LL, Queirós C, Roigk P, Sheehan K J, Sunna Skúladóttir S, Hommel A. The International Collaboration of Orthopaedic Nursing (ICON): Best Practice Nursing Care Standards for Older Adults with Fragility Hip Fracture. International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing. 2018 Nov 3.

Palumbo P, Becker C, Bandinelli S, Chiari L. Simulating the effects of a clinical guidelines screening algorithm for fall risk in community dwelling older adults. Ageing Clinical and Experimental research. 2018 Oct 19.

Chigateri NG, Kerse N, Wheeler L, MacDonald B, Klenk J. Validation of an accelerometer for measurement of activity in frail older people. Gait & Posture. 2018 Oct 1.

Roigk P, Becker C, Schulz C, König H-H, Rapp, K. Long-term evaluation of the implementation of a large fall and fracture prevention program in long term care facilities. BMC Geriatrics. 2018 Oct 1.

Roigk P, Büchele G, Kampe K, Rupp K, Rapp K. Trittsicher durchs Leben: Analyse von 1092 Bewegungskursen im ländlichen Raum. Z Gerontol Geriat. 2018 Aug 2.

Taylor ME, Lord SR, Delbaere K, Wen W, Jiang J, Brodaty H, Kurrle SE, Mikolaizak AS, Close JCT. White matter hyperintensitites are associated with falls in older people with dementia. Brain Imaging and Behaviour. 2018 Aug.

Lindemann U, Skelton D A, Oksa J, Beyer N, Rapp K, Becker C, Klenk J. Social Participation and Heat-Related Behavior in Older Adults during Heat Waves and Other Days. Z Gerontol Geriatr. 2018 Jul 5.

Weber M, Van Ancum J, Bergquist R, Taraldsen K, Gordt K, Mikolaizak AS, Nerz C, Pijnappels M, Jonkman NH, Maier AB, Helbostad JL, Vereijken B, Becker C, Schwenk M. Concurrent validity and reliability of the Community Balance and Mobility scale in young-older adults. BMC Geriatr. 2018 Jul 3.

Becker C, Haefeli WE, Herrmann A, Rapp K, Lindemann U. Prävention hitzebedingter Risiken bei älteren Menschen. Hitzebedingte Übersterblichkeit. Ärzteblatt Baden-Württemberg. 2018 Jul.

Broadley RW, Klenk J, Thies SB, Kenney LPJ, Granat MH. Methods for the Real-World Evaluation of Fall Detection Technology: A Scoping Review. Sensors. 2018 Jun 27.

Zhang W, Schwenk M, Mellone S, Paraschiv-Ionescu A, Vereijken B, Pijnappels M, Mikolaizak AS, Boulton E, Jonkman NH, Maier AB, Klenk J, Helbostad JL, Taraldsen K, Aminian K. Complexity of daily physical activity is more sensitive than conventional metrics to assess functional change in younger older adults. Sensors. 2018 Jun 25.

Rapp K, Mikolaizak S, Rothenbacher D, Denkinger MD, Klenk J. Prospective analysis of time out-of-home and objectively measured walking duration during a week in a large cohort of older adults. Eur Rev Aging Phys Act. 2018 Jun 16.

Madehkhaksar F, Klenk J , Sczuka K, Gordt K, Melzer I, Schwenk M. The effects of unexpected mechanical perturbations during treadmill walking on spatiotemporal gait parameters, and the dynamic stability measures by which to quantify postural response. PLoS One. 2018 Apr 19.

Roigk P. Nutrition and Hydration. In: Hertz K, Santy-Tomlinson J (Hrsg.). Fragility Fracture Nursing- Holistic Care and Management of the Orthogeriatric Patient. Springer International Publishing. eBook ISBN 978-3-319-76681-2. Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-76680-5. 2018.

Pfeiffer K, Hautzinger M. Problemlösen in der Pflegeberatung – ein Ansatz zur Stärkung der Pflegeberatung nach § 7a SGB XI. In: GKV-Spitzenverband (Hrsg.). Schriftenreihe Modellprogramm zur Weiterentwicklung der Pflegeversicherung. Band 14. CW Haarfeld GmbH, Hürth. 2018.

Rapp K, Büchele G, Dreinhöfer K, Bücking B, Becker C, Benzinger P. Epidemiology of hip fractures. Systematic literature review of German data and an overview of the international literature. Z Gerontol Geriat [Internet]. 2018 Mar 28.

Roigk P, Rupp K, Becker C, Schulz C, König HH, Rapp K. Langzeitevaluation der Umsetzungstreue des Kraft- und Balancetrainings in vollstationären Pflegeeinrichtungen: Das bayerische Sturz- und Frakturpräventionsprogramm (BF2P2). Physioscience. 01;14. 2018 Mar.

Reber KC, König HH, Becker C, Rapp K, Büchele G, Mächler S, Lindlbauer I. Development of a risk assessment tool for osteoporotic fracture prevention: A claims data approach. Bone. 2018 Feb 5.

Becker C, Herrmann A, Haefeli WE, Rapp K, Lindemann U. Neue Wege zur Prävention gesundheitlicher Risiken und Übersterblichkeit von älteren Menschen bei extremer Hitze (New approaches in preventing health risks and excess-mortality of older persons during extreme heat.). BundesGesundheitsBlatt 2018.

Gordt K, Mikolaizak AS, Nerz C, Barz C, Gerhardy T, Weber M, Becker C, Schwenk M. German version of the Community Balance and Mobility Scale. Z Gerontol Geriat [Internet]. 2018 Jan 18.


Laszlo R, Konz H, Kunz K, Dallmeier D, Klenk J, Denkinger M, Koenig W, Rothenbacher D, Steinacker JM. Evaluation of left and right ventricular systolic and diastolic electromechanical synchrony in older people: a population-based observational study. Physiol Res. 2017 Sep 22.

Taylor L, Kerse N, Klenk J, Borotkanics R, Maddison R. Exergames to Improve the Mobility of Long-Term Care Residents: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. Games Health J. 2017 Dec 21.

Nerz C, Schwickert L, Becker C, Studier-Fischer S, Müßig JA, Augat P. Effectiveness of robot-assisted training added to conventional rehabilitation in patients with humeral fracture early after surgical treatment: protocol of a randomised, controlled, multicentre trial. Trials. 2017 Dec 06.

Becker C. Prävention von Stürzen und sturzbedingten Verletzungen. Persönliche Bilanz und zukünftige Aufgaben.  Z Gerontol Geriat  [Internet]. 2017 Oct 13.

Lindemann U, Skelton D A, Oksa J, Beyer N, Rapp K, Becker C, Klenk J. Assessment of Social Life Participation and Heat-Related Behavior in Older Adults during Heat Waves and Other Days. Z Gerontol Geriat [Internet]. 2017 Oct 11.

Kastner S, Becker C, Lindemann U. High Intensity Functional Exercise (HIFE) Training. Physioscience 2017; 13: 109-116

Weber M, Belala N, Clemson L, Boulton E, Hawley-Hague H,  Becker C, Schwenk M. Feasibility and Effectiveness of Intervention Programmes Integrating Functional Exercise into Daily Life of Older Adults: A Systematic Review. Gerontology. 2017 Sep 15.

Klenk J, Becker C, Palumbo P, Schwickert L, Rapp K, Helbostad JL, Todd C, Lord SR, Kerse N. Conceptualising a dynamic fall risk model including intrinsic risks and exposures. J Am Med Dir Assoc 2017 Sep 12.

Schwickert L, Klenk J, Zijlstra W, Forst-Gill M, Sczuka K, Helbostad JL, Chiari L, Aminian K, Todd C, Becker C. Reading from the Black Box: What Sensors Tell Us about Resting and Recovery after Real-World Falls. Gerontology. 2017 Aug 22.

Aziz O, Klenk J, Schwickert L, Chiari L, Becker C, Park EJ, Mori G, Robinovitch SN. Validation of accuracy of SVM-based fall detection system using real-world fall and non-fall datasets. PLoS One. 2017 Jul 5

Tam ZY, Ng SP,2, Tan LQ, Lin CH, Rothenbacher D, Klenk J, Boehm BO; SPC Team; ActiFE Study Group. Metabolite profiling in identifying metabolic biomarkers in older people with late-onset type 2 diabetes mellitus. Sci Rep. 2017 Jun 29

Zieschang T, Schwenk M, Becker C, Uhlmann L, Oster P, Hauer K. Falls and Physical Activity in Persons With Mild to Moderate Dementia Participating in an Intensive Motor Training: Randomized Controlled Trial. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2017 Jun 16.

Giné-Garriga M, Coll-Planas L, Guerra M, Domingo À, Roqué M, Caserotti P, Denkinger M, Rothenbacher D, Tully MA, Kee F, McIntosh E, Martín-Borràs C, Oviedo GR, Jerez-Roig J, Santiago M, Sansano O, Varela G, Skjødt M, Wirth K, Dallmeier D, Klenk J, Wilson JJ, Blackburn NE, Deidda M, Lefebvre G, González D, Salvà A. The SITLESS project: exercise referral schemes enhanced by self-management strategies to battle sedentary behaviour in older adults: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials. 2017 May 18

Pfeiffer K. Depression nach Schlaganfall. In Fellgiebel A, Hautzinger M (Hrsg.): Handbuch Altersdepression. Springer, Heidelberg.

Pfeiffer K. Depression bei pflegenden Angehörigen. In Fellgiebel A, Hautzinger M (Hrsg.): Handbuch Altersdepression. Springer, Heidelberg.

Pfeiffer K. Sturzangst. In Klöppel S., Jessen F (Hrsg.). Praxishandbuch Gerontopsychiatrie und –psychotherapie. Elsevier, München (in press).

Pfeiffer K. Die Geriatrische Depressionsskala. In Schelling D., Heinemann D. Schächtele B, Sturm W (Hrsg.). Handbuch neuropsychologischer Verfahren: Band 2. Hogrefe, Göttingen (in press).

Wilz G & Pfeiffer K. Pflegende Angehörige. Fortschritte der Psychotherapie. Hogrefe, Göttingen. (in press)

Florian MC*, Klenk J*, Marka G, Soller K, Kiryakos H, Peter R, Herbolsheimer F, Rothenbacher D, Denkinger M*, Geiger H*. Expression and activity of the small RhoGTPase Cdc42 in blood cells of older adults are associated with age and cardiovascular disease. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. [Internet]. 2017 May 12. *contributed equally

Roigk P, Rapp K, Kampe K. Instabilität: Auf unsicheren Beinen. Pflegezeitschrift. 2017 Jul 1. Heilberufe Spezial. Der alte Patient. 2017 May 4.

Kampe K, Kohler M, Albrecht D, Becker C, Hautzinger M, Lindemann U, Pfeiffer K. Hip and pelvic fracture patients with fear of falling: Development and description of the “Step by Step” treatment protocol. Clinical Rehabilitation. 2017 Feb 17.

Oberle C, Becker C, Schölch S, Lenz JU, Studier-Fischer S, Augat P, Schwickert L. Inter-rater and intra-rater reliability of an adapted Wolf motor function test for older patients with shoulder injuries. Z Gerontol Geriat [Internet]. 2017 Mar 31.

Wirth K, Klenk J, Brefka S, Dallmeier D, Faehling K, Roqué i Figuls M, Tully MA, Giné-Garriga M, Caserotti P, Salvà A, Rothenbacher D, Denkinger M, Stubbs B. Biomarkers associated with sedentary behaviour in older adults: A systematic review. Ageing Research Reviews. 2017 May;35:87–111.

Pfeiffer K, Hautzinger M, Patak M, Grünwald J, Becker C, Albrecht D. Problem-solving in caregiver-counselling (PLiP Study): study protocol of a cluster randomized pragmatic trial. BMC Geriatr. 2017 Mar 6;17(1):64.

Bluhmki T, Peter RS, Rapp K, König H-H, Becker C, Lindlbauer I, Rothenbacher D, Beyersmann J, Büchele G. Understanding Mortality of Femoral Fractures Following Low-Impact Trauma in Persons With and Without Care Need. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 2017 Mar;18(3):221–6.

Lindemann U, Stotz A, Beyer N, Oksa J, Skelton DA, Becker C, Rapp K, Klenk J. Effect of Indoor Temperature on Physical Performance in Older Adults during Days with Normal Temperature and Heat Waves. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017 Feb 14;14(2).

Ege S. Management der Harninkontinenz in einer geriatrischen Rehabilitationsklinik. Z Gerontol Geriat. 2017 Feb 8;1–13.

Lindemann U, Beck L, Becker C. Effect of course length and corridor width on the 2-minute walk test performance in geriatric patients. Clinical Rehabilitation. 2017 Feb;31(2):273–7.

Salb J, Lindemann U, Woodward C, Almutaseb S, Becker C, Sieber C, Freiberger E. Gait Analysis in Adults with Intellectual Disabilities Living in a Residential Facility. J Appl Res Intellect Disabil. 2017 Jan;30(1):205–10.

Büchele G, Becker C, Cameron ID, Auer R, Rothenbacher D, König HH, Rapp K. Fracture risk in people with developmental disabilities: results of a large claims data analysis. Osteoporosis International. 2017 Jan;28(1):369–75.

Pendergrass A, Hautzinger M, Elliott TR, Schilling O, Becker C, Pfeiffer K. Family Caregiver Adjustment and Stroke Survivor Impairment: A Path Analytic Model. Rehabilitation Psychology [Internet]. 2017.

Bahureksa L, Najafi B, Saleh A, Sabbagh M, Coon D, Mohler MJ, Schwenk M. The Impact of Mild Cognitive Impairment on Gait and Balance: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Studies Using Instrumented Assessment. Gerontology. 2017;63(1):67–83.


Rapp K, Ravindren J, Becker C, Lindemann U, Jaensch A, Klenk J. Fall risk as a function of time after admission to sub-acute geriatric hospital units. BMC Geriatrics [Internet]. 2016 Dec;16(1).

Rapp K, Kampe K, Roigk P, Kircheisen H, Becker C, Lindlbauer I, König H-H, Rothenbacher D, Büchele G. The osteoporotic fracture prevention program in rural areas (OFRA): a protocol for a cluster-randomized health care fund driven intervention in a routine health care setting. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders [Internet]. 2016 Dec;17(1).

Peter RS, Keller F, Klenk J, Concin H, Nagel G. Body mass trajectories, diabetes mellitus, and mortality in a large cohort of Austrian adults. Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Dec;95(49):e5608.

Palumbo P, Klenk J, Cattelani L, Bandinelli S, Ferrucci L, Rapp K, Chiari L, Rothenbacher D. Predictive Performance of a Fall Risk Assessment Tool for Community-Dwelling Older People (FRAT-up) in 4 European Cohorts. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 2016 Dec;17(12):1106–13.

Concin H, Brozek W, Benedetto K-P, Häfele H, Kopf J, Bärenzung T, Schnetzer R, Schenk C, Stimpfl E, Waheed-Hutter U, Ulmer H, Rapp K, Zwettler E, Nagel G. Hip fracture incidence 2003–2013 and projected cases until 2050 in Austria: a population-based study. International Journal of Public Health. 2016 Dec;61(9):1021–30.

Benzinger P, Becker C, Todd C, Bleibler F, Rothenbacher D, König H-H, Rapp K. The impact of preventive measures on the burden of femoral fractures – a modelling approach to estimating the impact of fall prevention exercises and oral bisphosphonate treatment for the years 2014 and 2025. BMC Geriatrics [Internet]. 2016 Dec;16(1).

Roigk P, Kampe K, Rapp K, Kircheisen H. Trittsicher durchs Leben – ein Programm zur Prävention von Stürzen und sturzbedingten Folgen im ländlichen Raum. In: Soziale Sicherheit in der Landwirtschaft. 2016 Dec: 5-12. Hrsg. Sozialversicherung für Landwirtschaft, Forsten und Gartenbau.

Lindemann U, Schwenk M, Schmitt S, Weyrich M, Schlicht W, Becker C. Effect of uphill and downhill walking on walking performance in geriatric patients using a wheeled walker. Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie [Internet]. 2016 Nov 22.

Laszlo R, Kunz K, Dallmeier D, Klenk J, Denkinger M, Koenig W, Rothenbacher D, Steinacker JM, ActiFE Study group. Accuracy of ECG indices for diagnosis of left ventricular hypertrophy in people >65 years: results from the ActiFE study. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2016 Nov 9;

Laszlo R, Baumann T, Konz H, Dallmeier D, Klenk J, Denkinger M, Koenig W, Rothenbacher D, Steinacker JM. Echocardiographic B-mode evaluation of the right heart in older people: The ActiFE Study. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 2016 Nov;67:145–52.

Lindemann U, Klenk J, Becker C. Assessment of fatigability of older women during sit-to-stand performance. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2016 Oct;28(5):889–93.

Schwickert L, Boos R, Klenk J, Bourke A, Becker C, Zijlstra W. Inertial Sensor Based Analysis of Lie-to-Stand Transfers in Younger and Older Adults. Sensors. 2016 Aug 12;16(8):1277.

Klenk J, Büchele G, Lindemann U, Kaufmann S, Peter R, Laszlo R, Kobel S, Rothenbacher D. Concurrent Validity of activPAL and activPAL3 Accelerometers in Older Adults. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. 2016 Jul;24(3):444–50.

Büchele G, Rapp K, König H-H, Jaensch A, Rothenbacher D, Becker C, Benzinger P. The Risk of Hospital Admission Due to Traumatic Brain Injury Is Increased in Older Persons With Severe Functional Limitations. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 2016 Jul;17(7):609–12.

Albrecht D, Pendergrass A, Becker C, Hautzinger M, Pfeiffer K. Interventionsstudien zur Unterstützung häuslicher Pflege: Empfehlungen zu Endpunkten und Assessment-Instrumenten bei kognitiv eingeschränkten Pflegebedürftigen. Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie [Internet]. 2016 Jun 24.

Lindemann U, Mohr C, Machann J, Blatzonis K, Rapp K, Becker C. Association between Thigh Muscle Volume and Leg Muscle Power in Older Women. López Lluch G, editor. PLOS ONE. 2016 Jun 17;11(6):e0157885.

Blain H, Masud T, Dargent-Molina P, Martin FC, Rosendahl E, van der Velde N, Bousquet J, Benetos A, Cooper C, Kanis JA, Reginster JY, Rizzoli R, Cortet B, Barbagallo M, Dreinhöfer KE, Vellas B, Maggi S, Strandberg T, EUGMS Falls and Fracture Interest Group, International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics for the European Region (IAGG-ER), European Union of Medical Specialists (EUMS), Fragility Fracture Network (FFN), European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis (ESCEO), International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF). A comprehensive fracture prevention strategy in older adults: The European Union Geriatric Medicine Society (EUGMS) statement. The journal of nutrition, health & aging. 2016 Jun;20(6):647–52.

Boulton E, Hawley-Hague H, Vereijken B, Clifford A, Guldemond N, Pfeiffer K, Hall A, Chesani F, Mellone S, Bourke A, Todd C. Developing the FARSEEING Taxonomy of Technologies: Classification and description of technology use (including ICT) in falls prevention studies. Journal of Biomedical Informatics. 2016 Jun;61:132–40.

Laszlo R, Baumann T, Konz H, Dallmeier D, Klenk J, Denkinger M, Koenig W, Rothenbacher D, Steinacker JM, ActiFe Study. Right ventricular function assessed by tissue Doppler echocardiography in older subjects without evidence for structural cardiac disease. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2016 May 31;

Geriatrie – Modul 1: Bewegung, Immobilität und Sturzgefahr im Alter [Internet]. 2016.

Klenk J, Dallmeier D, Denkinger MD, Rapp K, Koenig W, Rothenbacher D, ActiFE Study Group. Objectively Measured Walking Duration and Sedentary Behaviour and Four-Year Mortality in Older People. Macaluso A, editor. PLOS ONE. 2016 Apr 15;11(4):e0153779.

Schwickert L, Oberle C, Becker C, Lindemann U, Klenk J, Schwenk M, Bourke A, Zijlstra W. Model development to study strategies of younger and older adults getting up from the floor. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. 2016 Apr;28(2):277–87.

Lindemann U, Schwenk M, Klenk J, Kessler M, Weyrich M, Kurz F, Becker C. Problems of older persons using a wheeled walker. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2016 Apr;28(2):215–20.

Dallmeier D, Klenk J, Peter RS, Denkinger M, Peter R, Rapp K, Koenig W, Rothenbacher D. A prospective assessment of cardiac biomarkers for hemodynamic stress and necrosis and the risk of falls among older people: the ActiFE study. European Journal of Epidemiology. 2016 Apr;31(4):427–35.

Albrecht D, Wollensak T, Ernst C, Becker C, Hautzinger M, Pfeiffer K. Costs of informal care in a sample of German geriatric stroke survivors. European Journal of Ageing. 2016 Mar;13(1):49–61.

Schwenk M, Grewal GS, Holloway D, Muchna A, Garland L, Najafi B. Interactive Sensor-Based Balance Training in Older Cancer Patients with Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Gerontology. 2016;62(5):553–63.

Pozaic T, Lindemann U, Grebe AK, Stork W. Sit-to-Stand Transition Reveals Acute Fall Risk in Activities of Daily Living. IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine. 2016;4:1–11.

Lei H, Toosizadeh N, Schwenk M, Sherman S, Karp S, Sternberg E, Najafi B. A Pilot Clinical Trial to Objectively Assess the Efficacy of Electroacupuncture on Gait in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease Using Body Worn Sensors. PLoS ONE. 2016;11(5):e0155613.

Klenk J, Srulijes K, Schatton C, Schwickert L, Maetzler W, Becker C, Synofzik M. Ambulatory Activity Components Deteriorate Differently across Neurodegenerative Diseases: A Cross-Sectional Sensor-Based Study. Neurodegenerative Diseases. 2016;16(5–6):317–23.

Klenk J, Schwickert L, Palmerini L, Mellone S, Bourke A, Ihlen EAF, Kerse N, Hauer K, Pijnappels M, Synofzik M, Srulijes K, Maetzler W, Helbostad JL, Zijlstra W, Aminian K, Todd C, Chiari L, Becker C, FARSEEING Consortium. The FARSEEING real-world fall repository: a large-scale collaborative database to collect and share sensor signals from real-world falls. Eur Rev Aging Phys Act. 2016;13:8.

Klenk J, Keil U, Jaensch A, Christiansen MC, Nagel G. Changes in life expectancy 1950-2010: contributions from age- and disease-specific mortality in selected countries. Popul Health Metr. 2016;14:20.


Srulijes K, Mack DJ, Klenk J, Schwickert L, Ihlen EAF, Schwenk M, Lindemann U, Meyer M, K.C. S, Hobert MA, Brockmann K, Wurster I, Pomper JK, Synofzik M, Schneider E, Ilg U, Berg D, Maetzler W, Becker C. Association between vestibulo-ocular reflex suppression, balance, gait, and fall risk in ageing and neurodegenerative disease: protocol of a one-year prospective follow-up study. BMC Neurology [Internet]. 2015 Dec;15(1).

Becker C, Lord SR, Studenski SA, Warden SJ, Fielding RA, Recknor CP, Hochberg MC, Ferrari SL, Blain H, Binder EF, Rolland Y, Poiraudeau S, Benson CT, Myers SL, Hu L, Ahmad QI, Pacuch KR, Gomez EV, Benichou O. Myostatin antibody (LY2495655) in older weak fallers: a proof-of-concept, randomised, phase 2 trial. The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. 2015 Dec;3(12):948–57.

Pendergrass A, Beische D, Becker C, Hautzinger M, Pfeiffer K. An abbreviated German version of the Sense of Competence Questionnaire among informal caregivers of relatives who had a stroke: development and validation. European Journal of Ageing. 2015 Sep;12(3):203–13.

Lindemann U, Farahmand P, Klenk J, Blatzonis K, Becker C. Validity of linear encoder measurement of sit-to-stand performance power in older people. Physiotherapy. 2015 Sep;101(3):298–302.

Rapp K, Rothenbacher D, Magaziner J, Becker C, Benzinger P, König H-H, Jaensch A, Büchele G. Risk of Nursing Home Admission After Femoral Fracture Compared With Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, and Pneumonia. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 2015 Aug;16(8):715.e7-715.e12.

Palmerini L, Bagalà F, Zanetti A, Klenk J, Becker C, Cappello A. A wavelet-based approach to fall detection. Sensors (Basel). 2015 May 20;15(5):11575–86.

Klenk J, Rapp K, Denkinger M, Nagel G, Nikolaus T, Peter R, Boehm BO, Koenig W, Rothenbacher D, ActiFE Study Group. Objectively measured physical activity and vitamin D status in older people from Germany. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2015 Apr;69(4):388–92.

Benzinger P, Rapp K, König HH, Bleibler F, Globas C, Beyersmann J, Jaensch A, Becker C, Büchele G. Risk of osteoporotic fractures following stroke in older persons. Osteoporos Int. 2015 Apr;26(4):1341–9.

Grewal GS, Schwenk M, Lee-Eng J, Parvaneh S, Bharara M, Menzies RA, Talal TK, Armstrong DG, Najafi B. Sensor-Based Interactive Balance Training with Visual Joint Movement Feedback for Improving Postural Stability in Diabetics with Peripheral Neuropathy: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Gerontology. 2015 Feb 19;61(6):567–74.

Cattelani L, Palumbo P, Palmerini L, Bandinelli S, Becker C, Chesani F, Chiari L. FRAT-up, a Fall-Risk Assessment Tool for Elderly People Living in the Community. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2015 Feb 18;17(2):e41.

Toosizadeh N, Lei H, Schwenk M, Sherman SJ, Sternberg E, Mohler J, Najafi B. Does integrative medicine enhance balance in aging adults? Proof of concept for the benefit of electroacupuncture therapy in Parkinson’s disease. Gerontology. 2015;61(1):3–14.

Schwenk M, Mohler J, Wendel C, D’Huyvetter K, Fain M, Taylor-Piliae R, Najafi B. Wearable sensor-based in-home assessment of gait, balance, and physical activity for discrimination of frailty status: baseline results of the Arizona frailty cohort study. Gerontology. 2015;61(3):258–67.

Rapp K, König H-H, Becker C. Primärprävention von sturzbedingten Hüftfrakturen bei Bewohnern von Pflegeheimen in Bayern. Public Health Forum. 2015;20(1):34–36.

Klenk J, Kerse N, Rapp K, Nikolaus T, Becker C, Rothenbacher D, Peter R, Denkinger MD, ActiFE Study Group. Physical Activity and Different Concepts of Fall Risk Estimation in Older People -Results of the ActiFE-Ulm Study. PLoS ONE. 2015;10(6):e0129098.

Bourke AK, Klenk J, Schwickert L, Aminian K, Ihlen E a. F, Helbostad JL, Chiari L, Becker C. Temporal and kinematic variables for real-world falls harvested from lumbar sensors in the elderly population. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2015;2015:5183–6.


Schwenk M, Grewal GS, Honarvar B, Schwenk S, Mohler J, Khalsa DS, Najafi B. Interactive balance training integrating sensor-based visual feedback of movement performance: a pilot study in older adults. J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2014 Dec 13;11:164.

Stotz A, Rapp K, Oksa J, Skelton DA, Beyer N, Klenk J, Becker C, Lindemann U. Effect of a brief heat exposure on blood pressure and physical performance of older women living in the community-a pilot-study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2014 Dec 5;11(12):12623–31.

Rapp K, Freiberger E, Todd C, Klenk J, Becker C, Denkinger M, Scheidt-Nave C, Fuchs J. Fall incidence in Germany: results of two population-based studies, and comparison of retrospective and prospective falls data collection methods. BMC Geriatrics [Internet]. 2014 Dec;14(1).

Bleibler F, Rapp K, Jaensch A, Becker C, König H-H. Expected lifetime numbers and costs of fractures in postmenopausal women with and without osteoporosis in Germany: a discrete event simulation model. BMC Health Services Research [Internet]. 2014 Dec;14(1).

Hasmann SE, Berg D, Hobert MA, Weiss D, Lindemann U, Streffer J, Liepelt-Scarfone I, Maetzler W. Instrumented Functional Reach Test Differentiates Individuals at High Risk for Parkinson’s Disease from Controls. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience [Internet]. 2014 Oct 24;6.

Lindemann U, van Oosten L, Evers J, Becker C, van Dieen JH, van Lummel RC. Effect of bed height and use of hands on trunk angular velocity during the sit-to-stand transfer. Ergonomics. 2014 Oct 3;57(10):1536–40.

Peter RS, Fromm E, Klenk J, Concin H, Nagel G. Change in height, weight, and body mass index: longitudinal data from Austria. Am J Hum Biol. 2014 Oct;26(5):690–6.

Denkinger MD, Flick SE, Nikolaus T, Becker C, Aminian K, Lindemann U. Assessing physical activity in inpatient rehabilitation—sensor-based validation of the PAIR. European Review of Aging and Physical Activity. 2014 Oct;11(2):133–9.

Büchele G, Becker C, Cameron ID, König H-H, Robinovitch S, Rapp K. Predictors of Serious Consequences of Falls in Residential Aged Care: Analysis of More Than 70,000 Falls From Residents of Bavarian Nursing Homes. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 2014 Aug;15(8):559–63.

Benzinger P, Iwarsson S, Kroog A, Beische D, Lindemann U, Klenk J, Becker C. The association between the home environment and physical activity in community-dwelling older adults. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2014 Aug;26(4):377–85.

Lindemann U, Oksa J, Skelton DA, Beyer N, Klenk J, Zscheile J, Becker C. Effect of cold indoor environment on physical performance of older women living in the community. Age Ageing. 2014 Jul;43(4):571–5.
Schwenk M, Zieschang T, Englert S, Grewal G, Najafi B, Hauer K. Improvements in gait characteristics after intensive resistance and functional training in people with dementia: a randomised controlled trial. BMC Geriatr. 2014 Jun 12;14:73.

Hawley-Hague H, Boulton E, Hall A, Pfeiffer K, Todd C. Older adults’ perceptions of technologies aimed at falls prevention, detection or monitoring: A systematic review. International Journal of Medical Informatics. 2014 Jun;83(6):416–26.

Taylor LM, Klenk J, Maney AJ, Kerse N, Macdonald BM, Maddison R. Validation of a body-worn accelerometer to measure activity patterns in octogenarians. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2014 May;95(5):930–4.

Cattelani L, Chesani F, Palumbo P, Palmerini L, Bandinelli S, Becker C, Chiari L. FRAT-Up, a Rule-Based System Evaluating Fall Risk in the Elderly. In IEEE; 2014. p. 38–41.

Benzinger P, Lindemann U, Becker C, Aminian K, Jamour M, Flick SE. Geriatric rehabilitation after hip fracture. Role of body-fixed sensor measurements of physical activity. Z Gerontol Geriatr. 2014 Apr;47(3):236–42.

Klein D, Rapp K, Küpper M, Becker C, Fischer T, Büchele G, Benzinger P. A Population-Based Intervention for the Prevention of Falls and Fractures in Home Dwelling People 65 Years and Older in South Germany: Protocol. JMIR Research Protocols. 2014 Mar 31;3(1):e19.

Rothenbacher D, Klenk J, Denkinger MD, Herbolsheimer F, Nikolaus T, Peter R, Boehm BO, Rapp K, Dallmeier D, Koenig W, ActiFE Study Group, . Prospective evaluation of renal function, serum vitamin D level, and risk of fall and fracture in community-dwelling elderly subjects. Osteoporosis International. 2014 Mar;25(3):923–32.

Lindemann U, Zijlstra W, Aminian K, Chastin SFM, de Bruin ED, Helbostad JL, Bussmann JBJ. Recommendations for standardizing validation procedures assessing physical activity of older persons by monitoring body postures and movements. Sensors (Basel). 2014 Jan 10;14(1):1267–77.

Schwenk M, Howe C, Saleh A, Mohler J, Grewal G, Armstrong D, Najafi B. Frailty and technology: a systematic review of gait analysis in those with frailty. Gerontology. 2014;60(1):79–89.

Schwenk M, Hauer K, Zieschang T, Englert S, Mohler J, Najafi B. Sensor-derived physical activity parameters can predict future falls in people with dementia. Gerontology. 2014;60(6):483–92.

Schwenk M, Dutzi I, Englert S, Micol W, Najafi B, Mohler J, Hauer K. An intensive exercise program improves motor performances in patients with dementia: translational model of geriatric rehabilitation. J Alzheimers Dis. 2014;39(3):487–98.

Pfeiffer K, Beische D, Hautzinger M, Berry JW, Wengert J, Hoffrichter R, Becker C, van Schayck R, Elliott TR. Telephone-based problem-solving intervention for family caregivers of stroke survivors: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 2014;82(4):628–43.

Klenk J, Rapp K, Ulmer H, Concin H, Nagel G. Changes of body mass index in relation to mortality: results of a cohort of 42,099 adults. PLoS ONE. 2014;9(1):e84817.

Frenkel M, Herzig D, Gebhard F, Mayer J, Becker C, Einsiedel T. Mental practice maintains range of motion despite forearm immobilization: A pilot study in healthy persons. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. 2014;46(3):225–32.

Benzinger P, Rapp K, Maetzler W, König H-H, Jaensch A, Klenk J, Büchele G. Risk for femoral fractures in Parkinson’s disease patients with and without severe functional impairment. PLoS ONE. 2014;9(5):e97073.


Klein D, Nagel G, Kleiner A, Ulmer H, Rehberger B, Concin H, Rapp K. Blood pressure and falls in community-dwelling people aged 60 years and older in the VHM&PP cohort. BMC Geriatrics [Internet]. 2013 Dec;13(1).

Icks A, Arend W, Becker C, Rapp K, Jungbluth P, Haastert B. Incidence of hip fractures in Germany, 1995–2010. Archives of Osteoporosis [Internet]. 2013 Dec;8(1–2).

Schwickert L, Becker C, Lindemann U, Maréchal C, Bourke A, Chiari L, Helbostad JL, Zijlstra W, Aminian K, Todd C, Bandinelli S, Klenk J, FARSEEING Consortium and the FARSEEING Meta Database Consensus Group. Fall detection with body-worn sensors: A systematic review. Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie. 2013 Dec;46(8):706–19.

Klenk J, Chiari L, Helbostad JL, Zijlstra W, Aminian K, Todd C, Bandinelli S, Kerse N, Schwickert L, Mellone S, Bagalá F, Delbaere K, Hauer K, Redmond SJ, Robinovitch S, Aziz O, Schwenk M, Zecevic A, Zieschang T, Becker C, FARSEEING Consortium and the FARSEEING Meta-Database Consensus Group. Development of a standard fall data format for signals from body-worn sensors: The FARSEEING consensus. Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie. 2013 Dec;46(8):720–6

Heinrich S, Rapp K, Rissmann U, König H-H, Becker C. Effektivität und Kosteneffektivität einer multifaktoriellen Sturzpräventions–maßnahme in Pflegeheimen im Versorgungsalltag. Das Gesundheitswesen. 2013 Sep 19;77(S 01):S107–8.

Benzinger P, Becker C, Kerse N, Bleibler F, Büchele G, Icks A, Rapp K. Pelvic Fracture Rates in Community-Living People With and Without Disability and in Residents of Nursing Homes. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 2013 Sep;14(9):673–8.

Bagala F, Klenk J, Cappello A, Chiari L, Becker C, Lindemann U. Quantitative Description of the Lie-to-Sit-to-Stand-to-Walk Transfer by a Single Body-Fixed Sensor. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. 2013 Jul;21(4):624–33.

Klein D, Küpper M, Rapp K, Becker C, Benzinger P. Sturzprävention als kommunale Aufgabe. Public Health Forum. 2013 Jun;21(2):31.e1-31.e3.

Klenk J, Rapp K, Denkinger MD, Nagel G, Nikolaus T, Peter R, Koenig W, Bohm BO, Rothenbacher D. Seasonality of vitamin D status in older people in Southern Germany: implications for assessment. Age and Ageing. 2013 May 1;42(3):404–8.

Van Lummel RC, Ainsworth E, Lindemann U, Zijlstra W, Chiari L, Van Campen P, Hausdorff JM. Automated approach for quantifying the repeated sit-to-stand using one body fixed sensor in young and older adults. Gait Posture. 2013 May;38(1):153–6.

Rapp K, Cameron ID, Becker C, Kleiner A, Eckardt M, König H-H, Klenk J. Femoral fracture rates after discharge from the hospital to the community. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 2013 Apr;28(4):821–7.

Heinrich S, Rapp K, Stuhldreher N, Rissmann U, Becker C, König H-H. Cost-effectiveness of a multifactorial fall prevention program in nursing homes. Osteoporosis International. 2013 Apr;24(4):1215–23.

Bleibler F, Konnopka A, Benzinger P, Rapp K, König H-H. The health burden and costs of incident fractures attributable to osteoporosis from 2010 to 2050 in Germany—a demographic simulation model. Osteoporosis International. 2013 Mar;24(3):835–47.

Häggström C, Rapp K, Stocks T, Manjer J, Bjørge T, Ulmer H, Engeland A, Almqvist M, Concin H, Selmer R, Ljungberg B, Tretli S, Nagel G, Hallmans G, Jonsson H, Stattin P. Metabolic Factors Associated with Risk of Renal Cell Carcinoma. Miller TW, editor. PLoS ONE. 2013 Feb 28;8(2):e57475.

Lindemann U, Klenk J, Becker C, Moe-Nilssen R. Assessment of adaptive walking performance. Medical Engineering & Physics. 2013 Feb;35(2):217–20.

Klenk J, Denkinger M, Nikolaus T, Peter R, Rothenbacher D, Koenig W, the ActiFE Study Group. Association of objectively measured physical activity with established and novel cardiovascular biomarkers in elderly subjects: every step counts. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 2013 Feb;67(2):194–7.
Becker C, Chiari L. What videos can tell us about falling. Lancet. 2013 Jan 5;381(9860):8–9.

Berg D, Godau J, Seppi K, Behnke S, Liepelt-Scarfone I, Lerche S, Stockner H, Gaenslen A, Mahlknecht P, Huber H, Srulijes K, Klenk J, Fassbender K, Maetzler W, Poewe W, the PRIPS study group. The PRIPS study: screening battery for subjects at risk for Parkinson’s disease. European Journal of Neurology. 2013 Jan;20(1):102–8.

Neuner R, Peter R, Knutsson A, Klenk J. Auswirkung von Schichtarbeit auf die koerperliche Aktivitaet. ErgoMed Prakt Arb med. 2013;37(6):12–6.


Mellone S, Tacconi C, Schwickert L, Klenk J, Becker C, Chiari L. Smartphone-based solutions for fall detection and prevention: the FARSEEING approach. Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie. 2012 Dec;45(8):722–7.

Becker C, Schwickert L, Mellone S, Bagalà F, Chiari L, Helbostad JL, Zijlstra W, Aminian K, Bourke A, Todd C, Bandinelli S, Kerse N, Klenk J, FARSEEING Consortium and the FARSEEING Meta Database Consensus Group. Proposal for a multiphase fall model based on real-world fall recordings with body-fixed sensors. Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie. 2012 Dec;45(8):707–15.

Lindemann U, Jamour M, Nicolai SE, Benzinger P, Klenk J, Aminian K, Becker C. Physical activity of moderately impaired elderly stroke patients during rehabilitation. Physiological Measurement. 2012 Nov 1;33(11):1923–30.

Van Lummel RC, Ainsworth E, Hausdorff JM, Lindemann U, Beek PJ, van Dieën JH. Validation of seat-off and seat-on in repeated sit-to-stand movements using a single-body-fixed sensor. Physiol Meas. 2012 Nov;33(11):1855–67.

Zijlstra A, Mancini M, Lindemann U, Chiari L, Zijlstra W. Sit-stand and stand-sit transitions in older adults and patients with Parkinson’s disease: event detection based on motion sensors versus force plates. J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2012 Oct 7;9:75.

Rapp K, Klenk J, Benzinger P, Franke S, Denkinger MD, Peter R, Group AUS. Physical performance and daily walking duration: associations in 1271 women and men aged 65-90 years. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research [Internet]. 2012 Oct;(5).

Rapp K, Becker C, Cameron ID, Klenk J, Kleiner A, Bleibler F, Konig H-H, Buchele G. Femoral fracture rates in people with and without disability. Age and Ageing. 2012 Sep 1;41(5):653–8.

Beische D, Hautzinger M, Becker C, Pfeiffer K. Der Problemlöse-Ansatz in der Beratung pflegender Angehöriger von Schlaganfall-Betroffenen – Eine inhaltliche Analyse bearbeiteter Themen. PPmP - Psychotherapie · Psychosomatik · Medizinische Psychologie. 2012 Sep;62(09/10):375–82.

Maetzler W, Klenk J, Becker C, Zscheile J, Gabor K-S, Lindemann U. Longitudinal Changes of Nerve Conduction Velocity, Distal Motor Latency, Compound Motor Action Potential Duration, and Skin Temperature During Prolonged Exposure to Cold in a Climate Chamber. International Journal of Neuroscience. 2012 Jul 17;122(9):528–31.

Bagalà F, Becker C, Cappello A, Chiari L, Aminian K, Hausdorff JM, Zijlstra W, Klenk J. Evaluation of Accelerometer-Based Fall Detection Algorithms on Real-World Falls. Bayer A, editor. PLoS ONE. 2012 May 16;7(5):e37062.

Klenk J, Büchele G, Rapp K, Franke S, Peter R, the ActiFE Study Group. Walking on sunshine: effect of weather conditions on physical activity in older people: Figure 1. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 2012 May;66(5):474–6.

Zieschang T, Schwenk M, Becker C, Oster P, Hauer K. Feasibility and accuracy of fall reports in persons with dementia: a prospective observational study. Int Psychogeriatr. 2012 Apr;24(4):587–98.

Rapp K, Becker C, Cameron ID, König H-H, Büchele G. Epidemiology of falls in residential aged care: analysis of more than 70,000 falls from residents of bavarian nursing homes. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2012 Feb;13(2):187.e1-6.

Moss A, Klenk J, Simon K, Thaiss H, Reinehr T, Wabitsch M. Declining prevalence rates for overweight and obesity in German children starting school. Eur J Pediatr. 2012 Feb;171(2):289–99.

Lindemann U, Moe-Nilssen R, Nicolai SE, Becker C, Chiari L. Assessment of balance in unsupported standing with elderly inpatients by force plate and accelerometers. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2012 Feb;24(1):37–41.

Globas C, Becker C, Cerny J, Lam JM, Lindemann U, Forrester LW, Macko RF, Luft AR. Chronic stroke survivors benefit from high-intensity aerobic treadmill exercise: a randomized control trial. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2012 Jan;26(1):85–95.

Brandstetter S, Klenk J, Berg S, Galm C, Fritz M, Peter R, Prokopchuk D, Steiner RP, Wartha O, Steinacker J, Wabitsch M. Overweight prevention implemented by primary school teachers: a randomised controlled trial. Obes Facts. 2012;5(1):1–11.


Lamb SE, Becker C, Gillespie LD, Smith JL, Finnegan S, Potter R, Pfeiffer K, Taxonomy Investigators. Reporting of complex interventions in clinical trials: development of a taxonomy to classify and describe fall-prevention interventions. Trials [Internet]. 2011 Dec;12(1).

Schwickert L, Klenk J, Stähler A, Becker C, Lindemann U. Robotic-assisted rehabilitation of proximal humerus fractures in virtual environments: a pilot study. Z Gerontol Geriatr. 2011 Dec;44(6):387–92.

Schubert M, Behrens J, Becker C, Zimmermann M. [Participant structure of medical rehabilitation measures in Germany]. Rehabilitation (Stuttg). 2011 Dec;50(6):372–8.

Jamour M, Becker C, Bachmann S, de Bruin ED, Grüneberg C, Heckmann J, Marburger C, Nicolai SE, Schwenk M, Lindemann U. [Recommendation of an assessment protocol to describe geriatric inpatient rehabilitation of lower limb mobility based on ICF: an interdisciplinary consensus process]. Z Gerontol Geriatr. 2011 Dec;44(6):429–36.

Jamour M, Becker C, Bachmann S, de Bruin ED, Grüneberg C, Heckmann J, Marburger C, Nicolai SE, Schwenk M, Lindemann U. [Recommendation of an assessment protocol to describe geriatric inpatient rehabilitation of lower limb mobility based on ICF: an interdisciplinary consensus process]. Z Gerontol Geriatr. 2011 Dec;44(6):429–36.

Denkinger MD, Lindemann U, Nicolai S, Igl W, Jamour M, Nikolaus T. Assessing Physical Activity in Inpatient Rehabilitation: validity, practicality, and sensitivity to change in the physical activity in inpatient rehabilitation assessment. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2011 Dec;92(12):2012–7.

Benzinger P, Rixt Zijlstra GA, Zijstra RGA, Lindemann U, Nicolai S, Hoffrichter R, Jamour M, Becker C, Pfeiffer K. Depressive symptoms and fear of falling in previously community-dwelling older persons recovering from proximal femoral fracture. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2011 Dec;23(5–6):450–6.

Brockmann K, Gröger A, Di Santo A, Liepelt I, Schulte C, Klose U, Maetzler W, Hauser A-K, Hilker R, Gomez-Mancilla B, Berg D, Gasser T. Clinical and brain imaging characteristics in leucine-rich repeat kinase 2-associated PD and asymptomatic mutation carriers. Mov Disord. 2011 Nov;26(13):2335–42.

Lindemann U. Comment on Bohannon (2011): “Five-repetition sit-to-stand test: usefulness for older patients in a home-care setting.” Percept Mot Skills. 2011 Oct;113(2):489–90.

Hauer K, Lord SR, Lindemann U, Lamb SE, Aminian K, Schwenk M. Assessment of physical activity in older people with and without cognitive impairment. J Aging Phys Act. 2011 Oct;19(4):347–72.

Maetzler W, Reimold M, Schittenhelm J, Vorgerd M, Bornemann A, Kotter I, Pfannenberg C, Reischl G, Schols L. Increased [11C]PIB-PET levels in inclusion body myositis are indicative of amyloid deposition. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry. 2011 Sep 1;82(9):1060–2.

Liepelt I, Behnke S, Schweitzer K, Wolf B, Godau J, Wollenweber F, Dillmann U, Gaenslen A, Di Santo A, Maetzler W, Berg D. Pre-motor signs of PD are related to SN hyperechogenicity assessed by TCS in an elderly population. Neurobiol Aging. 2011 Sep;32(9):1599–606.

Becker C, Cameron ID, Klenk J, Lindemann U, Heinrich S, König H-H, Rapp K. Reduction of Femoral Fractures in Long-Term Care Facilities: The Bavarian Fracture Prevention Study. Laks J, editor. PLoS ONE. 2011 Aug 30;6(8):e24311.

Srulijes K, Mallien G, Bauer S, Dietzel E, Gröger A, Ebersbach G, Berg D, Maetzler W. In vivo comparison of Richardson’s syndrome and progressive supranuclear palsy-parkinsonism. J Neural Transm (Vienna). 2011 Aug;118(8):1191–7.

Reicherz A, Brach M, Cerny J, Nicolai S, Becker C, Lindemann U. Development of the Lie-to-Sit-to-Stand-to-Walk Transfer (LSSWT) test for early mobilization in older patients in geriatric rehabilitation. Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie. 2011 Aug;44(4):262–7.

Becker C, Rapp K. [Falling in geriatrics. Diagnosis and treatment]. Internist (Berl). 2011 Aug;52(8):939–45.

Rapp K. People with Alzheimer’s disease are at increased risk of hip fracture and of mortality after hip fracture. Evid Based Nurs. 2011 Jul;14(3):78–9.

Heinrich S, Rapp K, Rissmann U, Becker C, König H-H. Service use and costs of incident femoral fractures in nursing home residents in Germany: the Bavarian Fall and Fracture Prevention Project (BF2P2). J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2011 Jul;12(6):459–66.

Godau J, Knauel K, Weber K, Brockmann K, Maetzler W, Binder G, Berg D. Serum insulinlike growth factor 1 as possible marker for risk and early diagnosis of Parkinson disease. Arch Neurol. 2011 Jul;68(7):925–31.

Berg D, Seppi K, Behnke S, Liepelt I, Schweitzer K, Stockner H, Wollenweber F, Gaenslen A, Mahlknecht P, Spiegel J, Godau J, Huber H, Srulijes K, Kiechl S, Bentele M, Gasperi A, Schubert T, Hiry T, Probst M, Schneider V, Klenk J, Sawires M, Willeit J, Maetzler W, Fassbender K, Gasser T, Poewe W. Enlarged substantia nigra hyperechogenicity and risk for Parkinson disease: a 37-month 3-center study of 1847 older persons. Arch Neurol. 2011 Jul;68(7):932–7.

Mirelman A, Herman T, Nicolai S, Zijlstra A, Zijlstra W, Becker C, Chiari L, Hausdorff JM. Audio-biofeedback training for posture and balance in patients with Parkinson’s disease. J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2011 Jun 21;8:35.

Höglinger GU, Melhem NM, Dickson DW, Sleiman PMA, Wang L-S, Klei L, Rademakers R, de Silva R, Litvan I, Riley DE, van Swieten JC, Heutink P, Wszolek ZK, Uitti RJ, Vandrovcova J, Hurtig HI, Gross RG, Maetzler W, Goldwurm S, Tolosa E, Borroni B, Pastor P, PSP Genetics Study Group, Cantwell LB, Han MR, Dillman A, van der Brug MP, Gibbs JR, Cookson MR, Hernandez DG, Singleton AB, Farrer MJ, Yu C-E, Golbe LI, Revesz T, Hardy J, Lees AJ, Devlin B, Hakonarson H, Müller U, Schellenberg GD. Identification of common variants influencing risk of the tauopathy progressive supranuclear palsy. Nat Genet. 2011 Jun 19;43(7):699–705.

Nagel G, Concin H, Bjørge T, Rapp K, Manjer J, Hallmans G, Diem G, Häggström C, Engeland A, Almquist M, Jonsson H, Selmer R, Stocks T, Tretli S, Ulmer H, Stattin P, Lukanova A. Metabolic syndrome and rare gynecological cancers in the metabolic syndrome and cancer project (Me-Can). Ann Oncol. 2011 Jun;22(6):1339–45.

Klenk J, Kurrle S, Rissmann U, Kleiner A, Heinrich S, König H-H, Becker C, Rapp K. Availability and use of hip protectors in residents of nursing homes. Osteoporos Int. 2011 May;22(5):1593–8.

Almquist M, Johansen D, Björge T, Ulmer H, Lindkvist B, Stocks T, Hallmans G, Engeland A, Rapp K, Jonsson H, Selmer R, Diem G, Häggström C, Tretli S, Stattin P, Manjer J. Metabolic factors and risk of thyroid cancer in the Metabolic syndrome and Cancer project (Me-Can). Cancer Causes Control. 2011 May;22(5):743–51.

Häggström C, Stocks T, Rapp K, Bjørge T, Lindkvist B, Concin H, Engeland A, Manjer J, Ulmer H, Selmer R, Tretli S, Hallmans G, Jonsson H, Stattin P. Metabolic syndrome and risk of bladder cancer: prospective cohort study in the metabolic syndrome and cancer project (Me-Can). Int J Cancer. 2011 Apr 15;128(8):1890–8.

Klenk J, Becker C, Lieken F, Nicolai S, Maetzler W, Alt W, Zijlstra W, Hausdorff JM, van Lummel RC, Chiari L, Lindemann U. Comparison of acceleration signals of simulated and real-world backward falls. Med Eng Phys. 2011 Apr;33(3):368–73.

Becker C, Blessing-Kapelke U. [Recommended guidelines for physical exercise to prevent falls in elderly people living at home]. Z Gerontol Geriatr. 2011 Apr;44(2):121–8.

Koczy P, Becker C, Rapp K, Klie T, Beische D, Büchele G, Kleiner A, Guerra V, Rissmann U, Kurrle S, Bredthauer D. Effectiveness of a multifactorial intervention to reduce physical restraints in nursing home residents. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Feb;59(2):333–9.

Maetzler W, Schmid SP, Wurster I, Liepelt I, Gaenslen A, Gasser T, Berg D. Reduced but not oxidized cerebrospinal fluid glutathione levels are lowered in Lewy body diseases. Mov Disord. 2011 Jan;26(1):176–81.

Globas C, Lam JM, Zhang W, Imanbayev A, Hertler B, Becker C, Whitall J, McCombe-Waller S, Mori S, Hanley DF, Luft AR. Mesencephalic corticospinal atrophy predicts baseline deficit but not response to unilateral or bilateral arm training in chronic stroke. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2011 Jan;25(1):81–7.

Maetzler W, Stapf AK, Schulte C, Hauser A-K, Lerche S, Wurster I, Schleicher E, Melms A, Berg D. Serum and cerebrospinal fluid uric acid levels in lewy body disorders: associations with disease occurrence and amyloid-β pathway. J Alzheimers Dis. 2011;27(1):119–26.

Maetzler W, Berg D, Synofzik M, Brockmann K, Godau J, Melms A, Gasser T, Hörnig S, Langkamp M. Autoantibodies against amyloid and glial-derived antigens are increased in serum and cerebrospinal fluid of Lewy body-associated dementias. J Alzheimers Dis. 2011;26(1):171–9.

Liepelt-Scarfone I, Graeber S, Feseker A, Baysal G, Godau J, Gaenslen A, Maetzler W, Berg D. Influence of different cut-off values on the diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment in Parkinson’s disease. Parkinsons Dis. 2011;2011:540843.

Laske C, Fallgatter AJ, Stransky E, Hagen K, Berg D, Maetzler W. Decreased α-synuclein serum levels in patients with Lewy body dementia compared to Alzheimer’s disease patients and control subjects. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2011;31(6):413–6.


Rapp K, Cameron ID, Kurrle S, Klenk J, Kleiner A, Heinrich S, König H-H, Becker C. Excess mortality after pelvic fractures in institutionalized older people. Osteoporos Int. 2010 Nov;21(11):1835–9.

Becker C, Rapp K. Fall prevention in nursing homes. Clin Geriatr Med. 2010 Nov;26(4):693–704.

Nicolai S, Mirelman A, Herman T, Zijlstra A, Mancini M, Becker C, Lindemann U, Berg D, Maetzler W. Improvement of balance after audio-biofeedback. A 6-week intervention study in patients with progressive supranuclear palsy. Z Gerontol Geriatr. 2010 Aug;43(4):224–8.

Maetzler W, Berg D, Funke C, Sandmann F, Stünitz H, Maetzler C, Nitsch C. Progressive secondary neurodegeneration and microcalcification co-occur in osteopontin-deficient mice. Am J Pathol. 2010 Aug;177(2):829–39.

Lindemann U, Reicherz A, Nicolai S, Becker C. Evaluation of an ergonomically modified bed to enhance mobilization in geriatric rehabilitation. A pilot study. Z Gerontol Geriatr. 2010 Aug;43(4):235–8.

Laske C, Stransky E, Hoffmann N, Maetzler W, Straten G, Eschweiler GW, Leyhe T. Macrophage colony-stimulating factor (M-CSF) in plasma and CSF of patients with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease. Curr Alzheimer Res. 2010 Aug;7(5):409–14.

Lam JM, Globas C, Cerny J, Hertler B, Uludag K, Forrester LW, Macko RF, Hanley DF, Becker C, Luft AR. Predictors of response to treadmill exercise in stroke survivors. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2010 Aug;24(6):567–74.

Heinbüchner B, Hautzinger M, Becker C, Pfeiffer K. Satisfaction and use of personal emergency response systems. Z Gerontol Geriatr. 2010 Aug;43(4):219–23.

Becker C, Klenk J. [From the virtual world into gerontologic reality]. Z Gerontol Geriatr. 2010 Aug;43(4):208–9.

Berg D, Seppi K, Liepelt I, Schweitzer K, Wollenweber F, Wolf B, Dillmann U, Stockner H, Godau J, Kiechl S, Gaenslen A, Willeit J, Di Santo A, Maetzler W, Gasser T, Poewe W, Behnke S. Enlarged hyperechogenic substantia nigra is related to motor performance and olfaction in the elderly. Mov Disord. 2010 Jul 30;25(10):1464–9.

Denkinger MD, Franke S, Rapp K, Weinmayr G, Duran-Tauleria E, Nikolaus T, Peter R, ActiFE Ulm Study Group. Accelerometer-based physical activity in a large observational cohort--study protocol and design of the activity and function of the elderly in Ulm (ActiFE Ulm) study. BMC Geriatr. 2010 Jul 27;10:50.

Synofzik M, Fernández-Santiago R, Maetzler W, Schöls L, Andersen PM. The human G93A SOD1 phenotype closely resembles sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatr. 2010 Jul;81(7):764–7.

Lindemann U, Nicolai S, Beische D, Becker C, Srulijes K, Dietzel E, Bauer S, Berg D, Maetzler W. Clinical and dual-tasking aspects in frequent and infrequent fallers with progressive supranuclear palsy. Mov Disord. 2010 Jun 15;25(8):1040–6.

Stocks T, Borena W, Strohmaier S, Bjørge T, Manjer J, Engeland A, Johansen D, Selmer R, Hallmans G, Rapp K, Concin H, Jonsson H, Ulmer H, Stattin P. Cohort Profile: The Metabolic syndrome and Cancer project (Me-Can). Int J Epidemiol. 2010 Jun;39(3):660–7.

Heinrich S, Rapp K, Rissmann U, Becker C, König H-H. Cost of falls in old age: a systematic review. Osteoporos Int. 2010 Jun;21(6):891–902.

Bjørge T, Stocks T, Lukanova A, Tretli S, Selmer R, Manjer J, Rapp K, Ulmer H, Almquist M, Concin H, Hallmans G, Jonsson H, Stattin P, Engeland A. Metabolic syndrome and endometrial carcinoma. Am J Epidemiol. 2010 Apr 15;171(8):892–902.

Klenk J, Becker C, Rapp K. Heat-related mortality in residents of nursing homes. Age Ageing. 2010 Mar;39(2):245–52.

Rapp K, Lamb SE, Erhardt-Beer L, Lindemann U, Rissmann U, Klenk J, Becker C. Effect of a statewide fall prevention program on incidence of femoral fractures in residents of long-term care facilities. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 Jan;58(1):70–5.

Nicolai S, Benzinger P, Skelton DA, Aminian K, Becker C, Lindemann U. Day-to-day variability of physical activity of older adults living in the community. J Aging Phys Act. 2010 Jan;18(1):75–86.

Maetzler W, Stoycheva V, Schmid B, Schulte C, Hauser A-K, Brockmann K, Melms A, Gasser T, Berg D. Neprilysin activity in cerebrospinal fluid is associated with dementia and amyloid-β42 levels in Lewy body disease. J Alzheimers Dis. 2010;22(3):933–8.

Maetzler W, Schmid B, Synofzik M, Schulte C, Riester K, Huber H, Brockmann K, Gasser T, Berg D, Melms A. The CST3 BB genotype and low cystatin C cerebrospinal fluid levels are associated with dementia in Lewy body disease. J Alzheimers Dis. 2010;19(3):937–42.

Hauer K, Yardley L, Beyer N, Kempen G, Dias N, Campbell M, Becker C, Todd C. Validation of the Falls Efficacy Scale and Falls Efficacy Scale International in geriatric patients with and without cognitive impairment: results of self-report and interview-based questionnaires. Gerontology. 2010;56(2):190–9.


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