Dr Meghan Ambrens

RESEARCHER PROFILE

Post-doctoral fellow

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Meghan’s PhD evaluated technology-delivered fall prevention programs for community-dwelling older people. Her research to date has explored the effectiveness, acceptability and economic evaluation of technology-delivered programs. Meghan has an interest in qualitative research, health policy, preventive health, and healthy ageing. The translation of research to policy and practice is an area Meghan is interested in pursuing in her post-doctoral career.

RESEARCH TEAM

PUBLICATIONS

Enhancing Resilience in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Rapid Review of the Evidence and Implications for Public Health Practitioners.

Madsen W, Ambrens M, Ohl M

Exploring Older Adults' Experiences of a Home-Based, Technology-Driven Balance Training Exercise Program Designed to Reduce Fall Risk: A Qualitative Research Study Within a Randomized Controlled Trial.

Ambrens M, Stanners M, Valenzuela T, Razee H, Chow J, van Schooten KS, Close JCT, Clemson L, Zijlstra GAR, Lord SR, Tiedemann A, Alley SJ, Vandelanotte C, Delbaere K

This study found digital technologies are an effective and enjoyable method for delivering a fall prevention program. This study highlights that older adults are interested in learning how to engage successfully with novel technologies.