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Labarge Mobility Grants

Labarge Mobility Grants offer the opportunity to conduct collaborative and interdisciplinary research focused on mobility in aging, where mobility may include physiological, social, and financial mobility, as well as mobility within community or health systems. These grants are intended to stimulate new collaborations and allow researchers to collect preliminary data, conduct feasibility or pilot studies, or scaling of interventions.

2019 Projects​

2019 CAT - Multidisciplinary Approach - TEAM Quenneville-Kobsar-Carlesso     A Multidisciplinary Approach to Addressing Mobility Limitations after Orthopaedic Joint Replacement Surgery

2019 CAT - Movement Sonification - TEAM Dotov-Trainor-BeauchampMovement sonification for testing mobility in the context of interacting with complex environments

065-labarge research day-2019Addressing trends in social connectedness and well-being of older adults: Social isolation, loneliness, and the interplay of digital technologies

2019 CAT - Bioprinted 3D - TEAM Selvaganapathy-Fahnestock-TBC-TBC ​Bioprinted 3D in-vitro models to determine mechanisms of cognitive benefits of exercise in the elderly

2019 CAT - Writing of Age - TEAM Kyrolainen-Kuperman-Gillett​ Writing of age: Linguistic markers of cognitive, emotional, and social well-being among older adults

2019 CAT - How Can We Improve - PI Grignon 2How can we improve mobility through alternative transportation modes for seniors? Measuring what works and what does not work in road safety improvements for pedestrians and cycliststs

2018 Projects​

Addressing alternate level of care issue facing older Canadians: A co-designed comprehensive data analytics approach 

017-catalyst grant-2018

MANAGING PAIN IN OLDER ADULTS: A VIRTUAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT FOR UNDERSTANDING THE PHYSIOLOGY OF ACUTE PAIN AND ITS IMPACT ON MOBILITY IN OLDER ADULTS 

MaintainingMobility-2018

MAINTAINING THE MOBILITY OF OLDER CANADIANS: EXAMINING THE TRANSITION FROM DRIVING TO DRIVING CESSATION 

043-catalyst grant-2018

SUPPLEMENTATION WITH N-3 POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACID-ENRICHED FISH OIL TO MITIGATE SKELETAL MUSCLE-DISUSE ATROPHY IN OLDER WOMEN  

BORN AND RAISED IN HAMILTON: INTERGENERATIONAL AND LIFE COURSE PROGRAM OF RESEARCH  

AGING AND MOBILITY IN NATURE: A MCMASTER AND ROYAL BOTANICAL GARDENS COLLABORATION 

2017 Projects​

072-catalyst grant-2018

A COMPREHENSIVE FRAMEWORK FOR THE CONCEPTUALIZATION OF PHYSICAL MOBILITY AS AN ESSENTIAL CONSTRUCT TO ADDRESS IN BOTH THE ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF OLDER ADULTS 

AddressingAlternativeCare-2018

COGNITIVE VS. CHRONOLOGICAL AGE AS BARRIERS TO USING WEARABLE ACTIVITY MONITORS IN OLDER PERSONS 

114-catalyst grant-2018

102-catalyst grant-2018

IMPLICATIONS OF DRIVING CESSATION AMONGST CANADA’S OLDER ADULTS LIVING IN RURAL AND SMALL URBAN COMMUNITIES 

095-catalyst grant-2018

ABLE: ARTS-BASED THERAPIES ENABLING LONGEVITY FOR GERIATRIC OUTPATIENTS 

JamalDeen

ASSESSING AND IMPROVING MOBILITY IN OLDER ADULTS USING A SMART KNEE MONITORING SYSTEM

067-amanda grenier-2016

MEANINGS OF (IM)MOBILITIES:  A ‘NEW MOBILITIES’ PERSPECTIVE 

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