Presentations

Oral presentations

2017

Oral presentations at the EPOSA Symposium, Geriatrics Days 2017
(’s Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands, 9 February, 2017)

  • Van Schoor NM, for the EPOSA research group. The impact of osteoarthritis on fall risk.
  • Schaap LA, for the EPOSA research group. The association between pain variability and physical activity in older persons with osteoarthritis.
  • De Koning EJ, for the EPOSA research group. The association between pain variability and affective symptoms in older persons with osteoarthritis.
  • Van der Pas S, for the EPOSA research group. The association between pain variability and social participation in older persons with osteoarthritis.

2016

Oral presentations at the 12th EUGMS Congress (Lisbon, Portugal, 5-7 October, 2016)

  • De Koning EJ, Timmermans EJ, Van Schoor NM, Stubbs B, Deeg DJH, Denkinger MD, for the EPOSA research group. Pain variability and affective symptoms in older adults with osteoarthritis: a six-cohort study.
  • Schaap LA, De Koning EJ, Timmermans EJ, Denkinger MD, Deeg DJH, for the EPOSA research group. The association between pain variability and physical activity in older persons with OA.

Oral presentation at the 23rd Nordic Congress of Gerontology (Tampere, Finland, 19-22 June, 2016)

  • Timmermans EJ, Van der Pas S, Schaap LA, Deeg DJH. The association of the neighbourhood built environment with objectively measured physical activity in older people with and without lower limb osteoarthritis.

Oral presentation at the 40th Anniversary of the Dutch Epidemiology Conference (WEON) (Wageningen, the Netherlands, 16-17 June, 2016)

  • Van Schoor NM. Impact of clinical osteoarthritis of the hip and knee and fall risk: the European Project on OSteoArthritis (EPOSA).

2015

EPOSA Symposium at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (Milan, Italy, 26-29 March, 2015)

  • Maggi S, for the EPOSA research group. Osteoarthritis and comorbidities as determinants of disability in older populations.
  • Edwards MH, for the EPOSA research group. Physical performance in later life and its relationship with osteoarthritis.
  • Otero Á, for the EPOSA research group. Frailty syndrome prevalence and slow walk speed in osteoarthritis.
  • Timmermans EJ, for the EPOSA research group. The neighbourhood environment and use of neighbourhood resources in older people with and without osteoarthritis.

2014

Oral presentation at 10th International Congress of the European Union Geriatric Medicine Society (Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 17-19 September, 2014)

  • Deeg DJH, for the EPOSA research group. The impact of osteoarthritis on perceived restrictions in social participation: Results from the European Project on OSteoArthritis.

Oral presentations at 13th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine (Groningen, the Netherlands, 20-23 August, 2014)

  • Timmermans EJ, for the EPOSA research group. The influence of weather conditions on joint pain in older people with osteoarthritis in six European countries.
  • Van der Pas S, for the EPOSA research group. Impact of clinical osteoarthritis on the social participation of older adults in Europe. Oral presentation.

Oral presentations at IAGG European Region Social and Behavioral Sciences Section (Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 16-19 February, 2014)

  • Timmermans EJ, for the EPOSA research group. The influence of weather conditions on joint pain in older people with osteoarthritis in Europe.
  • Van der Pas S, for the EPOSA research group. The European Project on OSteoArthritis (EPOSA).

EPOSA Symposium at Geriatrics Day 2014 (‘s Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands, 13 February, 2014)

  • Van der Pas S. European Project on OSteoArthritis: Design of a six-cohort study of the personal and societal burden of Osteoarthritis in an older European population.
  • Timmermans EJ. Self-perceived weather sensitivity and joint pain in older people with osteoarthritis in six European countries.
  • Van Schoor NM. The impact of osteoarthritis on self-rated health in Europe.
  • Deeg DJH. The impact of osteoarthritis on perceived restrictions in social participation: results from the European Project on OSteoArthritis.

2013

EPOSA Symposium at 66th Annual Scientific Meeting Gerontological Society of America (New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America, 20-24 November, 2013)

  • Van der Pas S. European Project on OSteoArthritis (EPOSA): Design and prevalence of clinical osteoarthritis.
  • Maggi S. Osteoarthritis, comorbidities and functional limitations in activities in older populations. Results from the European Project on OSteoArthritis (EPOSA).
  • Pedersen NL. Self-reported and clinical osteoarthritis across six European countries and associations with physical performance.
  • Timmermans EJ. Weather sensitivity and joint pain in older people with osteoarthritis in Europe.

EPOSA Symposium at 9th International Congress of the European Union Geriatric Medicine Society (Venice, Italy, 2-4 October, 2013)

  • Van der Pas S. European Project on OSteoArthritis: design of a pre-harmonized cohort study of the personal and societal burden of osteoarthritis in an older European population.
  • Herbolsheimer F. Physical activity levels among older adults with clinical hip and knee osteoarthritis in six European countries.
  • Edwards MH. Self-reported and clinical OA are associated with low physical performance across six countries: the European Project on OSteoArthritis (EPOSA).
  • Otero Á. Health services utilisation in the older population with and without osteoarthritis across six European countries.

Poster presentations

2015

Poster presentation at the 11th International Congress of the European Union Geriatric Medicine Society (Oslo, Norway, 16-18 September, 2015)

  • Schaap LA, Van Schoor NM, Deeg DJH. The association between osteoarthritis and subsequent change in weight and muscle strength.

Poster presentation at MICRA PhD Conference (Manchester, England, 13-14 May, 2015)

  • Timmermans EJ, Schaap LA, Van der Pas S, Deeg DJH, for the EPOSA research group. The associations of joint pain with weather parameters in older adults with osteoarthritis.

Poster presentations at 8th IAGG-ER Congress (Dublin, Ireland, 23-26 April, 2015) 

  • Van der Pas S, Van Schoor NM, Deeg, DJH, for the EPOSA Research Group. Impact of clinical osteoarthritis on social participation of older adults in Europe.
  • Timmermans EJ, Van der Pas S, Schaap LA, Deeg DJH, for the EPOSA Research Group. The influence of weather conditions on outdoor physical activity among older people with and without osteoarthritis in six European countries.

Poster presentation at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (Milan, Italy, 26-29 March, 2015)

  • Dennison EM, Edwards MH, Parsons C, Litwic AE, Cooper C,  Sayer A, for the EPOSA research group. Radiographic osteoarthritis is less strongly associated with physical performance than clinical osteoarthritis in older individuals.

2014

Late breaker poster presentation at 67th Annual Scientific Meeting Gerontological Society of America (Washington, DC, United States of America, 5-9 November, 2014)

  • Timmermans EJ, Van der Pas S, Cooper C, Schaap LA, Edwards MH, Deeg DJH, Gale CR, Dennison EM. The neighbourhood environment and use of neighbourhood resources in older people with and without osteoarthritis: results from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.

Poster presentations at 13th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine (Groningen, the Netherlands, 20-23 August, 2014)

  • Deeg DJH, Timmermans EJ, Van der Pas S, Peat G, for the EPOSA research group. European Project on OSteoArthritis: Measuring pain using a 14-day pain calendar in older people with osteoarthritis.
  • Van Schoor NM, Deeg DJH, Zambon S, Denkinger MD, Dennison EM, Maggi S, Otero Á, Pedersen NL, Schaap LA, Van der Pas S, for the EPOSA research group. Impact of clinical osteoarthritis on self-rated health in Europe.

Poster presentation at 2nd Amsterdam Center on Aging Congress (Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 22 May, 2014)

  • Timmermans EJ, Schaap LA, Van der Pas S, Deeg DJH, for the EPOSA research group. The influence of weather conditions on joint pain in older people with osteoarthritis in Europe.

Poster presentation at The World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (Seville, Spain, 2-5 April, 2014)

  • Gesmundo A, Zambon S, Limongi F, Siviero P, Noale M, Maggi S, for the EPOSA research group. Osteoarthritis and comorbidities in the elderly. Italian results of the European Project on OsteoArthritis.

2013

Poster presentation at 66th Annual Scientific Meeting Gerontological Society of America (GSA) (New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America, 20-24 November, 2013)

  • Schaap LA, Visser M, Van der Pas S, Van Schoor NM, Deeg DJH, for the EPOSA research group. The association between high waist circumference, dynapenic obesity and osteoarthritis among older men and women. Results from the EPOSA Study.

Poster presentations at 9th International Congress of the European Union Geriatric Medicine Society (Venice, Italy, 2-4 October, 2013)

  • Denkinger MD, Dennison EM, Edwards M, Herbolsheimer F, Peter R, Van der Pas S, for the EPOSA research group. What is the relationship between clinical examination and functional outcome in patients with knee OA: findings from the EPOSA study.
  • Timmermans EJ, Van der Pas S, Schaap LA, Deeg DJH, for the EPOSA research group. Weather sensitivity and joint pain in older people with osteoarthritis in six European countries: Results from the  European Project on Osteoarthritis.
  • Van Schoor NM, Deeg DJH, Zambon S, Denkinger MD, Dennison EM, Maggi S, Otero Á, Pedersen NL, Schaap LA, Van der Pas S, for the EPOSA research group.  Impact of clinical osteoarthritis on self-rated health in Europe.