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Aleisha Adeboyejo, HBSc, DC, MHSc (candidate)

  • Program of study: Master of Health Sciences - Community, Public and Population HealthAleisha Adeboyejo
  • Institution: Ontario Tech University 
  • Project title: The associations between low back pain, fatigue, and physical function in community-dwelling Danish citizens over 75 years of age: A cross-sectional study. The prevalence of mobility-related fatigue in older adults: a systematic review
  • Project background: The global population is ageing and although individuals are living longer, older adults are at increased risk for functional decline. Many factors have been associated with functional decline in older adults, including low back pain (LBP) and fatigue. However, no current studies have investigated the associations between LBP, fatigue, and physical performance in community-dwelling older adults
  • Project objectives: To evaluate if LBP and fatigue are associated with decreased physical performance outcome measures, in a cohort of community-dwelling older adults
  • Collaborators: University of Southern Denmark, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College
  • Supervisor:
    • Pierre Côté DC, PhD (Ontario Tech University)