Helbostad, Jorunn

Helbostad, Jorunn
Country
Norway
Bio
Jorunn L Helbostad is physiotherapist and Professor in Human Movement Science. She is Head of Department of Neuromedicine and Movement Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. She is the principle investigator of the EU Horizon 2020 project, PreventIT which is an ICT and personalised health project aiming at preventing functional decline in seniors by use of mobile health technology. Her research concerns movement control and behaviour at old age, including prevention of functional decline, falls prevention, rehabilitation, measurement and interventions related to gait, balance and physical activity. She has 110 PubMed publications, h-index 35. Helbostad JL, Vereijken B, Becker C, Todd C, Taraldsen K, Pijnappels M, Aminian K, Mellone S. Mobile Health Applications to Promote Active and Healthy Ageing. Sensors. 2017. Beauchet O, Allali G, Sekhon H, Verghese J, Guilain S, Steinmetz JP, Kressig RW, Barden JM, Szturm T, Launay CP, Grenier S, Bherer L, Liu-Ambrose T, Chester VL, Callisaya ML, Srikanth V, Léonard G, De Cock AM, Sawa R, Duque G, Camicioli R, Helbostad JL. Guidelines for Assessment of Gait and Reference Values for Spatiotemporal Gait Parameters in Older Adults: The Biomathics and Canadian Gait Consortiums Initiative. Front Hum Neurosci. 2017.