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Professor Debra Waters

PositionDirector of Gerontology Research
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine (Dunedin)
QualificationsBS PhD
Research summaryBody composition and physical function during ageing

Research

  • Determinants and prevalence of sarcopenia and sarcopenic-obesity.
  • Impact of sarcopenia and sarcopenic-obesity on physical function.
  • Community-based exercise interventions to maintain physical function during ageing.

Publications

Waters, D. L. (2021). Opening the door to open access. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 40, 235-236. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12996

Izquierdo, M., Merchant, R. A., Morley, J. E., Anker, S. D., Aprahamian, I., Arai, H., … Waters, D. L., … Fiatarone Singh, M. (2021). International exercise recommendations in older adults (ICFSR): Expert consensus guidelines. Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 25(7), 824-853. doi: 10.1007/s12603-021-1665-8

Tay, E., Barnett, D., Leilua, E., Kerse, N., Rowland, M., Rolleston, A., Waters, D. L., … Hale, L., … Teh, R. (2021). The diet quality and nutrition inadequacy of pre-frail older adults in New Zealand. Nutrients, 13(7), 2384. doi: 10.3390/nu13072384

Freeman, C., Buttery, Y., Waters, D. L., & Van Heezik, Y. (2021). Older adults’ domestic green environments: The preference for flowers. Landscape Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/01426397.2021.1921132

Waters, D. L., Aguirre, L., Gurney, A. B., Sinacore, D. R., Fowler, K., Gregori, G., … Villareal, D. T. (2021). Effect of aerobic or resistance exercise, or both, on intermuscular and visceral fat and physical and metabolic function in older adults with obesity while dieting. Journals of Gerontology Series A. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glab111

Baumgartner, R. N., & Waters, D. L. (2006). Sarcopenia and sarcopenic-obesity. In M. S. J. Pathy, A. J. Sinclair & J. E. Morley (Eds.), Principles and practice of geriatric medicine (Vol. 1). (4th ed.) (pp. 909-933). Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons.

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Freeman, C., Buttery, Y., Waters, D. L., & Van Heezik, Y. (2021). Older adults’ domestic green environments: The preference for flowers. Landscape Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/01426397.2021.1921132

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Izquierdo, M., Merchant, R. A., Morley, J. E., Anker, S. D., Aprahamian, I., Arai, H., … Waters, D. L., … Fiatarone Singh, M. (2021). International exercise recommendations in older adults (ICFSR): Expert consensus guidelines. Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 25(7), 824-853. doi: 10.1007/s12603-021-1665-8

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Tay, E., Barnett, D., Leilua, E., Kerse, N., Rowland, M., Rolleston, A., Waters, D. L., … Hale, L., … Teh, R. (2021). The diet quality and nutrition inadequacy of pre-frail older adults in New Zealand. Nutrients, 13(7), 2384. doi: 10.3390/nu13072384

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Waters, D. L., Aguirre, L., Gurney, A. B., Sinacore, D. R., Fowler, K., Gregori, G., … Villareal, D. T. (2021). Effect of aerobic or resistance exercise, or both, on intermuscular and visceral fat and physical and metabolic function in older adults with obesity while dieting. Journals of Gerontology Series A. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glab111

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Armamento-Villareal, R., Aguirre, L., Waters, D. L., Napoli, N., Qualls, C., & Villareal, D. T. (2020). Effect of aerobic or resistance exercise, or both, on bone mineral density and bone metabolism in obese older adults while dieting: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Bone & Mineral Research, 35(3), 430-439. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.3905

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Parr-Brownlie, L. C., Waters, D. L., Neville, S., Neha, T., & Muramatsu, N. (2020). Aging in New Zealand: Ka haere ki te ao pakeketanga. Gerontologist, 60(5), 812-820. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnaa032

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Rhodes, S., Waters, D., Brockway, B., & Skinner, M. (2020). Physical activity behaviour and barriers to activity in adults at high risk of obstructive sleep apnoea. Journal of Primary Health Care, 12(3), 257-264. doi: 10.1071/hc19102

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van Heezik, Y., Freeman, C., Buttery, Y., & Waters, D. L. (2020). Factors affecting the extent and quality of nature engagement of older adults living in a range of home types. Environment & Behavior, 52(8), 799-829. doi: 10.1177/0013916518821148

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Waters, D. L., Vlietstra, L., Qualls, C., Morley, J. E., & Vellas, B. (2020). Sex-specific muscle and metabolic biomarkers associated with gait speed and cognitive transitions in older adults: A 9-year follow-up. GeroScience, 42, 585-593. doi: 10.1007/s11357-020-00163-7

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Doolan-Noble, F., Mehta, P., Waters, D., & Baxter, G. D. (2019). Supporting ageing well research: Findings from a research priority setting exercise. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 38, 136-143. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12615

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Douglas-Withers, J., McCulloch, K., Waters, D., Parker, K., Hogg, N., Mitsuhashi, T., Treharne, G. J., Abbott, J. H., & Stebbings, S. (2019). Associations between Health Assessment Questionnaire Disability Index and physical performance in rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, 22, 417-424. doi: 10.1111/1756-185X.13460

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Freeman, C., Waters, D. L., Buttery, Y., & van Heezik, Y. (2019). The impacts of ageing on connection to nature: The varied responses of older adults. Health & Place, 56, 24-33. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2019.01.010

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Teh, R., Kerse, N., Waters, D. L., Hale, L., Pillai, A., Leilua, E., … Heppenstall, C., & Connolly, M. J. (2019). Study protocol of a randomised controlled trial to examine the impact of a complex intervention in pre-frail older adults. Aging Clinical & Experimental Research, 31, 1407-1417. doi: 10.1007/s40520-018-1106-7

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Vlietstra, L., Stebbings, S., Meredith-Jones, K., Abbott, J. H., Treharne, G. J., & Waters, D. L. (2019). Sarcopenia in osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis: The association with self-reported fatigue, physical function and obesity. PLoS ONE, 14(6), e0217462. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0217462

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Waters, D. L., Qualls, C. R., Cesari, M., Rolland, Y., Vlietstra, L., & Vellas, B. (2019). Relationship of incident falls with balance deficits and body composition in male and female community-dwelling elders. Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 23(1), 9-13. doi: 10.1007/s12603-018-1087-4

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Zanker, J., Scott, D., Reijnierse, E. M., Brennan-Olsen, S. L., Daly, R. M., Girgis, C. M., … Waters, D. L., … on behalf of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Sarcopenia and Frailty Research Task Force on Diagnostic Criteria for Sarcopenia. (2019). Establishing an operational definition of sarcopenia in Australia and New Zealand: Delphi method based consensus statement. Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 23(1), 105-110. doi: 10.1007/s12603-018-1113-6

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Freeman, C., van Heezik, Y., Dickinson, K., Buttery, Y., Barratt, B., & Waters, D. (2018). Cities: Open space planning for the benefit of both people and native species: Understanding urban biodiversity and highlighting their relevance for planning and planners. Planning Quarterly, 211, 10-17.

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Lilley, R., Jaye, C., Davie, G., Keeling, S., Waters, D., & Egan, R. (2018). Age-related patterns in work-related injury claims from older New Zealanders, 2009–2013: Implications of injury for an aging workforce. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 110, 86-92. doi: 10.1016/j.aap.2017.10.022

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Ruhe, T., Waters, D., & Richards, R. (2018). Engaging Dunedin New Zealand Pacific people in falls prevention. Pacific Health Dialog, 21(2), 80-88. doi: 10.26635/phd.2018.917

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Vlietstra, L., Hendrickx, W., & Waters, D. L. (2018). Exercise interventions in healthy older adults with sarcopenia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 37(3), 169-183. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12521

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Parkinson, L., Waters, D. L., & Franck, L. (2017). Systematic review of the impact of osteoarthritis on health outcomes for comorbid disease in older people. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage, 25(11), 1751-1770. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2017.07.008

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Popp, J., Waters, D. L., Leekity, K., Ghahate, D., Bobelu, J., Tsikewa, R., … Shah, V. (2017). Using the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Stay Independent checklist to engage a community of American Indians and raise awareness about risk of falls, 2016. Preventing Chronic Disease, 14, E05. doi: 10.5888/pcd14.160395

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Qualls, C., Waters, D. L., Vellas, B., Villareal, D. T., Garry, P. J., Gallini, A., & Andrieu, S. (2017). Reversible states of physical and/or cognitive dysfunction: A 9-year longitudinal study. Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 21(3), 271-275. doi: 10.1007/s12603-017-0878-3

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Villareal, D. T., Aguirre, L., Gurney, A. B., Waters, D. L., Sinacore, D. R., Colombo, E., … Qualls, C. (2017). Aerobic or resistance exercise, or both, in dieting obese older adults. New England Journal of Medicine, 376(20), 1943-1955. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1616338

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Wurzer, B. M., Hurkmans, E. J., & Waters, D. L. (2017). The use of peer-led community-based programs to promote healthy aging. Current Geriatrics Reports, 6(3), 202-211. doi: 10.1007/s13670-017-0217-x

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Diab, A. S., Hale, L. A., Skinner, M. A., Hammond-Tooke, G., Ward, A. L., & Waters, D. L. (2016). Body composition and postural instability in people with idiopathic Parkinson's disease. Journal of Aging Research & Clinical Practice, 5(1), 14-19. doi: 10.14283/jarcp.2016.86

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Fisken, A. L., Waters, D. L., Hing, W. A., & Keogh, J. W. (2016). Perceptions towards aqua-based exercise among older adults with osteoarthritis who have discontinued participation in this exercise mode. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 35(1), 12-17. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12167

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MacDonell, S. O., Miller, J. C., Harper, M. J., Waters, D. L., & Houghton, L. A. (2016). Vitamin D status and its predictors in New Zealand aged-care residents eligible for a government-funded universal vitamin D supplementation programme. Public Health Nutrition, 19(18), 3349-3360. doi: 10.1017/S1368980016001683

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MacDonell, S. O., Miller, J. C., Waters, D. L., & Houghton, L. A. (2016). Dietary patterns in the frail elderly. Current Nutrition Reports, 5(1), 68-75. doi: 10.1007/s13668-016-0156-8

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Sharma, M., Tuaine, J., McLaren, B., Waters, D. L., Black, K., Jones, L. M., & McCormick, S. P. A. (2016). Chemotherapy agents alter plasma lipids in breast cancer patients and show differential effects on lipid metabolism genes in liver cells. PLoS ONE, 11(1), e0148049. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0148049

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Wurzer, B., Waters, D. L., & Hale, L. A. (2016). Fall-related injuries in a cohort of community-dwelling older adults attending peer-led fall prevention exercise classes. Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, 39(3), 110-116. doi: 10.1519/jpt.0000000000000061

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Doolan Noble, F., Gauld, R., & Waters, D. L. (2015). Are nurses more likely to report providing care plans for chronic disease patients than doctors? Findings from a New Zealand study. Chronic Illness, 11(3), 210-217. doi: 10.1177/1742395314567479

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Doolan-Noble, F., Gauld, R., Waters, D. L., & Leon de la Barra, S. (2015). New Zealand health professional and patient perceptions of chronic illness care. European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare, 3(1), 4-10. doi: 10.5750/ejpch.v3i1.852

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Fisken, A. L., Waters, D. L., Hing, W. A., Steele, M., & Keogh, J. W. (2015). Comparative effects of 2 aqua exercise programs on physical function, balance, and perceived quality of life in older adults with osteoarthritis. Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, 38(1), 17-27. doi: 10.1519/jpt.0000000000000019

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Fisken, A., Keogh, J. W. L., Waters, D. L., & Hing, W. A. (2015). Perceived benefits, motives, and barriers to aqua-based exercise among older adults with and without osteoarthritis. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 34(3), 377-396. doi: 10.1177/0733464812463431

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MacDonell, S. O., Miller, J. C., Waters, D. L., & Houghton, L. A. (2015). Obesity in older adults: Prevalence, health risk and management of care among nursing home residents. Current Geriatrics Reports, 4(3), 211-220. doi: 10.1007/s13670-015-0137-6

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Quigg, R., Gray, A., Reeder, A. I., Holt, A., & Waters, D. L. (2015). Development of a 15-item scale to measure parental perceptions of their neighborhood. Health Education & Behavior, 42(1), 100-108. doi: 10.1177/1090198114540460

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Aguirre, L. E., Jan, I. Z., Fowler, K., Waters, D. L., Villareal, D. T., & Armamento-Villareal, R. (2014). Testosterone and adipokines are determinants of physical performance, strength, and aerobic fitness in frail, obese, older adults. International Journal of Endocrinology, 507395. doi: 10.1155/2014/507395

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Aguirre, L., Napoli, N., Waters, D., Qualls, C., Villareal, D. T., & Armamento-Villareal, R. (2014). Increasing adiposity is associated with higher adipokine levels and lower bone mineral density in obese older adults. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 99(9), 3290-3297. doi: 10.1210/jc.2013-3200

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Diab, K. S., Hale, L. A., Waters, D. L., & Skinner, M. A. (2014). Factors contributing to postural instability in patients with idiopathic Parkinson's disease: A systematic review. Physical Therapy Reviews, 19(5), 302-327. doi: 10.1179/1743288X14Y.0000000148

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Fisken, A., Waters, D. L., Hing, W. A., Steele, M., & Keogh, J. W. (2014). Perception and responses to different forms of aqua-based exercise among older adults with osteoarthritis. International Journal of Aquatic Research & Education, 8(1), 32-52. doi: 10.1123/iiare.2013-0007

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Napoli, N., Shah, K., Waters, D. L., Sinacore, D. R., Qualls, C., & Villareal, D. T. (2014). Effect of weight loss, exercise, or both on cognition and quality of life in obese older adults. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 100(1), 189-198. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.113.082883

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Robertson, L., Hale, B., Waters, D., Hale, L., & Andrew, A. (2014). Community peer-led exercise groups: Reasons for success. Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences & Practice, 12(2). Retrieved from http://ijahsp.nova.edu/articles/Vol12Num2/Robertson.htm

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Waters, D. L., Wayne, S. J., Andrieu, S., Cesari, M., Villareal, D. T., Garry, P., & Vellas, B. (2014). Sexually dimorphic patterns of nutritional intake and eating behaviors in community-dwelling older adults with normal and slow gait speed. Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 18(3), 228-233. doi: 10.1007/s12603-014-0004-8

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Wurzer, B., Waters, D. L., Hale, L. A., & Leon de la Barra, S. (2014). Long-term participation in peer-led fall prevention classes predicts lower fall incidence. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 95(6), 1060-1066. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2014.01.018

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Doolan-Noble, F., Smith, D., Gauld, R., Waters, D. L., Cooke, A., & Reriti, H. (2013). Evolution of a health navigator model of care within a primary care setting: A case study. Australian Health Review, 37(4), 523-528. doi: 10.1071/AH12038

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Waters, D. L., Vawter, R., Qualls, C., Chode, S., Armamento-Villareal, R., & Villareal, D. T. (2013). Long-term maintenance of weight loss after lifestyle intervention in frail, obese older adults. Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 17(1), 3-7. doi: 10.1007/s12603-012-0421-5

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Waters, D. L., Ward, A. L., & Villareal, D. T. (2013). Weight loss in obese adults 65 years and older: A review of the controversy. Experimental Gerontology, 48(10), 1054-1061. doi: 10.1016/j.exger.2013.02.005

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Barusch, A., & Waters, D. L. (2012). Social engagement of frail elders. Journal of Frailty & Aging, 1(4), 189-194.

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Hale, L. A., Waters, D., & Herbison, P. (2012). A randomized controlled trial to investigate the effects of water-based exercise to improve falls risk and physical function in older adults with lower-extremity osteoarthritis. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 93(1), 27-34. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2011.08.004

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Moody, J., Hale, L., & Waters, D. (2012). Perceptions of a water-based exercise programme to improve physical function and falls risk in older adults with lower extremity osteoarthritis: Barriers, motivators and sustainability. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 40(2), 64-70.

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Quigg, R., Reeder, A. I., Gray, A., Holt, A., & Waters, D. (2012). The effectiveness of a community playground intervention. Journal of Urban Health, 89(1), 171-184. doi: 10.1007/s11524-011-9622-1

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Taylor, D., Hale, L., Schluter, P., Waters, D. L., Binns, E., McCracken, H., McPherson, K., & Wolf, S. L. (2012). Effectiveness of tai chi as a community-based falls prevention intervention: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 60(5), 841-848. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03928.x

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Waters, D. L., Abellan Van Kan, G., Cesari, M., Vidal, K., Rolland, Y., & Vellas, B. (2012). Gender specific associations between frailty and body composition. Journal of Frailty & Aging, 1(1), 18-23.

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Leong, S. L., Madden, C., Gray, A., Waters, D., & Horwath, C. (2011). Faster self-reported speed of eating is related to higher body mass index in a nationwide survey of middle-aged women. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 111(8), 1192-1197. doi: 10.1016/j.jada.2011.05.012

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Meredith-Jones, K., Waters, D., Legge, M., & Jones, L. (2011). Upright water-based exercise to improve cardiovascular and metabolic health: A qualitative review. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 19(2), 93-103. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2011.02.002

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Rehrer, N. J., Freeman, C., Cassidy, T., Waters, D. L., Barclay, G. E., & Wilson, N. (2011). Through the eyes of young people: Favourite places for physical activity. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 39, 492-500. doi: 10.1177/1403494811401478

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Waters, D. L., & Baumgartner, R. N. (2011). Sarcopenia and obesity. Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, 27(3), 401-421. doi: 10.1016/j.cger.2011.03.007

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Waters, D. L., Hale, L. A., Robertson, L., Hale, B. A., & Herbison, P. (2011). Evaluation of a peer-led falls prevention program for older adults. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 92(10), 1581-1586. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2011.05.014

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Quigg, R., Gray, A., Reeder, A. I., Holt, A., & Waters, D. L. (2010). Using accelerometers and GPS units to identify the proportion of daily physical activity located in parks with playgrounds in New Zealand children. Preventive Medicine, 50, 235-240. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2010.02.002

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Waters, D. L., Baumgartner, R. N., Garry, P. J., & Vellas, B. (2010). Advantages of dietary, exercise-related, and therapeutic interventions to prevent and treat sarcopenia in adult patients: An update. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 5, 259-270. doi: 10.2147/CIA.S6920

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Waters, D. L., Hale, L., Grant, A. M., Herbison, P., & Goulding, A. (2010). Osteoporosis and gait and balance disturbances in older sarcopenic obese New Zealanders. Osteoporosis International, 21(2), 351-357. doi: 10.1007/s00198-009-0947-5

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Hutton, L., Frame, R., Maggo, H., Shirakawa, H., Mulligan, H., Waters, D., & Hale, L. (2009). The perceptions of physical activity in an elderly population at risk of falling: A focus group study. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 37(2), 85-92.

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Jones, L. M., Waters, D. L., & Legge, M. (2009). Walking speed at self-selected exercise pace is lower but energy cost higher in older versus younger women. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 6(3), 327-332.

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Shah, V. O., Scariano, J., Waters, D., Qualls, C., Morgan, M., Pickett, G., … Raj, D. S. C. (2009). Mitochondrial DNA deletion and sarcopenia. Genetics in Medicine, 11(3), 147-152.

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Tarawhiti, L., Waters, D., Goulding, A., Jones, L., & Hale, L. (2009). Sarcopenic-obesity with polypharmacy is associated with gait and balance disturbances in older adults. New Zealand Medical Student Journal, 9, 19-25.

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Waters, D. L., Mullins, P. G., Qualls, C. R., Raj, D. S. C., Gasparovic, C., & Baumgartner, R. N. (2009). Mitochondrial function in physically active elders with sarcopenia. Mechanisms of Ageing & Development, 130(5), 315-319. doi: 10.1016/j.mad.2009.01.006

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Waters, D. L., Qualls, C. R., Dorin, R. I., Veldhuis, J. D., & Baumgartner, R. N. (2008). Altered growth hormone, cortisol, and leptin secretion in healthy elderly persons with sarcopenia and mixed body composition phenotypes. Journals of Gerontology Series A, 63(5), 536-541.

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Waters, D., & Hale, L. (2007). Do aqua-aerobics improve gait and balance in older people? A pilot study. International Journal of Therapy & Rehabilitation, 14(12), 538-542.

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Wold, R. S., Wayne, S. J., Waters, D. L., & Baumgartner, R. N. (2007). Behaviors underlying the use of nonvitamin nonmineral dietary supplements in a healthy elderly cohort. Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 11(1), 3-7.

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Raj, D. S. C., Welbourne, T., Dominic, E. A., Waters, D., Wolfe, R., & Ferrando, A. (2005). Glutamine kinetics and protein turnover in end-stage renal disease. American Journal of Physiology: Endocrinology & Metabolism, 288, E37-E46.

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Wold, R. S., Lopez, S. T., Yau, C. L., Butler, L. M., Pareo-Tubbeh, S. L., Waters, D. L., … Baumgartner, R. N. (2005). Increasing trends in elderly persons' use of nonvitamin, nonmineral dietary supplements and concurrent use of medications. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 105, 54-63.

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Baumgartner, R. N., Wayne, S. J., Waters, D. L., Janssen, I., Gallagher, D., & Morley, J. E. (2004). Sarcopenic obesity predicts instrumental activities of daily living disability in the elderly. Obesity Research, 12(12), 1995-2004.

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Sisk, E. R., Lockner, D. W., Wold, R., Waters, D. L., & Baumgartner, R. N. (2004). The impact of folic acid fortification of enriched grains on an elderly population: The New Mexico Aging Process Study. Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 8(3), 140-143.

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Waters, D. L., Brooks, W. M., Qualls, C. R., & Baumgartner, R. N. (2003). Skeletal muscle mitochondrial function and lean body mass in healthy exercising elderly. Mechanisms of Ageing & Development, 124, 301-309.

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Waters, D. L., Dorin, R. I., Qualls, C. R., Ruby, B. C., Baumgartner, R. N., & Robergs, R. A. (2003). Estradiol effects on the growth hormone/insulin-like growth factor-1 axis in amenorrheic athletes. Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology, 28(1), 64-78.

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Waters, D. L., Yau, C. L., Montoya, G. D., & Baumgartner, R. N. (2003). Serum sex hormones, IGF-1, and IGFBP3 exert a sexually dimorphic effect on lean body mass in aging. Journals of Gerontology Series A, 58(7), 648-652.

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Waters, D. L., Qualls, C. R., Dorin, R., Veldhuis, J. D., & Baumgartner, R. N. (2001). Increased pulsatility, process irregularity, and nocturnal trough concentrations of growth hormone in amenorrheic compared to eumonrrheic athletes. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 86(3), 1013-1019.

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Waters, D. L., Baumgartner, R. N., & Garry, P. J. (2000). Sarcopenia: Current perspectives. Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 4(3), 133-139.

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Buckinx, F., Waters, D. L., & Aubertin-Leheudre, M. (2021). Implementing home-based exercise technology in a nursing home: Does MCI status matter? Journal of Frailty & Aging, 10(1), 77-78. doi: 10.14283/jfa.2020.34

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Parsons, J., Waters, D. L., Binns, E., Burholt, V., Cheung, G., Clare, S., … Wall, C. (2021). Healthy for life: An innovative and collaborative approach to COVID 19 lockdown in New Zealand. Journal of Frailty & Aging, 10(1), 72. doi: 10.14283/jfa.2020.49

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Waters, D. L. (2021). Opening the door to open access. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 40, 235-236. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12996

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Mehta, P., Lemon, G., Hight, L., Allan, A., Pandher, S. K., Brennan, J., Arumugam, A., Walker, X., & Waters, D. L. (2020). A systematic review of clinical practice guidelines for identification and management of frailty. Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s12603-020-1549-3

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Ruiz, J. G., Dent, E., Morley, J. E., Merchant, R. A., Beilby, J., Beard, J., … Waters, D. L., … Vellas, B. (2020). Screening for and managing the person with frailty in primary care: ICFSR consensus guidelines. Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 24(9), 920-927. doi: 10.1007/s12603-020-1492-3

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Vlietstra, L., Waters, D. L., Jones, L. M., & Meredith-Jones, K. (2020). High-intensity interval aerobic resistance training to counteract low relative appendicular lean soft tissue mass in middle age: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. JMIR Research Protocols, 9(10), e22989. doi: 10.2196/22989

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Walker, X. J., Waters, D. L., & Millar, N. (2020). New Zealand nursing homes (aged residential care facilities) and COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Nursing Home Research, 6, 38-39. doi: 10.14283/jnhrs.2020.9

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Waters, D. L. (2020). A ‘new era’ for the Australasian Journal on Ageing. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 39(4), 323-324. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12901

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Krishnamurthi, R., Hale, L., Barker-Collo, S., Theadom, A., Bhattacharjee, R., George, A., … Ranta, A., Waters, D., … Feigin, V. (2019). Mobile technology for primary stroke prevention: A proof-of-concept pilot randomized controlled trial [Brief report]. Stroke, 50(1), 196-198. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.023058

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Waters, D. L. (2019). Intermuscular adipose tissue: A brief review of etiology, association with physical function and weight loss in older adults [Invited review]. Annals of Geriatric Medicine & Research, 23(1), 3-8. doi: 10.4235/agmr.19.0001

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Vlietstra, L., Meredith-Jones, K., Stebbings, S., Abbott, J. H., Treharne, G. J., & Waters, D. L. (2017). Sarcopenic obesity is more prevalent in osteoarthritis than rheumatoid arthritis: Are different processes involved? Rheumatology, 56(10), 1816-1818. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/kex303

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Wurzer, B. M., Waters, D. L., Robertson, L., Hale, B., & Hale, L. A. (2017). Adding self-management of chronic conditions to fall prevention: A feasibility study [Brief report]. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 36(1), E23-E25. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12356

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Armamento-Villareal, R., Napoli, N., Waters, D., & Villareal, D. T. (2014). Fat, muscle, and bone interactions in obesity and the metabolic syndrome. International Journal of Endocrinology, 2014, 247076. doi: 10.1155/2014/247076

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Waters, D. L. (2003). Basic endocrinology for medical students [Review of the book Basic Medical Endocrinology]. Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism, 14(7), 302.

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