Accolades for LLT Director

Dawn Skelton, founding Director of LLT, has had a great year. Just like buses, the accolades came in 3 😉 At the end of 2015 she received an Honorary Medical Doctorate from Umea University in Sweden for her work in functional exercise for older people.         In October 2016 she received an…

FaME (PSI) reduces falls even in low risk older adults (but not OEP) – Gawler et al. 2016

Sheena Gawler has published the results on falls reduction in a low risk population of older adults after a 6 month PSI intervention and a 6 month OEP intervention. Conclusions: Community-dwelling older adults who joined an exercise intervention (FaME) aimed at increasing MVPA did not fall more during the intervention period, fell less and had…

Gillian Mead wins award for contribution to the promotion of safe and effective exercise for frail and older stroke survivors

Prof Gillian Mead, a Stroke Consultant who advises and appears in the EfS course (medical lectures) has been awarded the William Farr Medal from the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London in recognition of her major contribution to the promotion of safe and effective exercise for frail and older stroke survivors. She received her award…