Creamer Lecture – “Don’t Fall for it: Falls can be prevented” by Dr. Dennis Caine, University of North Dakota
This year’s Creamer Lecture will be delivered by Dr. Dennis Caine, Professor Emeritus of Kinesiology and Public Health at the University of North Dakota. The lecture, “Don’t fall for it: Falls can be prevented” will be held in the Kinsella Auditorium, McCain Hall on Monday, Oct. 7 at 4:00 pm. Dr. Caine will discuss fall risk and prevention in older adults.
Dr. Caine has a PhD in Lifespan Motor Development and Graduate Certificate in Gerontology from the University of Oregon. His research interests include injury epidemiology, effects of injury on growth and aging, and resistance training in older adults. He has published eight co-edited books, more than 80 articles/chapters, and served as guest editor on international journals. He is currently co-editor of the book series Medicine and Sport Science and has served on editorial boards for the British Journal of Sports Medicine, Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, and Research in Sports Medicine.
He has taught courses on physical activity and aging, physical activity epidemiology, and lifespan motor development at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He also initiated the development of a Gerontology Certificate Program at Western Washington University and a B.Sc. in Public Health Education at the University of North Dakota.
To see a video of this lecture, please click HERE.