prof. dr. devinder kaur a/p ajit singh

pensyarah universiti

pusat kajian penuaan sihat & kesejahteraan (h-care)

 devinder@ukm.edu.my



   Biografi/ Biography :

  • Professor Dr Devinder Kaur Ajit Singh is a senior lecturer and member of Center for Healthy Aging and Wellness, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Prior to joining UKM in 2005, she was a practicing physiotherapist with Ministry of Health, Malaysia for 16 years. Devinder completed her primary diploma in physiotherapy in Malaysia and obtained her degree in Applied Rehabilitation (Physiotherapy) from University of Teesside, UK. She graduated from University Of Brighton, United Kingdom with a PhD in 2009. Her primary research niche area is in Geriatric physiotherapy, Spine and ageing and analysis of function. She has researched extensively into falls risk assessment in older persons, and is a leader in geriatric physiotherapy research in Malaysia. Her current ongoing projects include falls and frailty among older adults; back muscle function and osteoporosis. Her research has produced a number of publications in highly rated journals including Plos One, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Clinical Biomechanics, Muscle and Nerve, Maturitas, Clinical Intervention in Aging, BMC Muskuloskeletal Disorders and BMC Neurology.

  • siti salwana kamsan, devinder kaur ajit singh, maw pin tan & saravana kumar.  (2024).  impact of a tailored self-management education programme for older adults with knee osteoarthritis in a multi-ethnic country.  - jurnal sains kesihatan.  97-106. 

     

    seow shi rui, sumaiyah mat, nor fadilah rajab, intan safinar ismail, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, tan maw pin and francis berenbaum.  (2023).  anthropometry measurement difference in osteoarthritic older adults with or without diabetes mellitus.  - malaysian congress of geriatric medicine.  115. 

     

    sia lee lee, shobha sharma, saravana kumar, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2023).  physiotherapists' perceived barriers to use telerehabilitation for musculoskeletal disorders: a qualitative study.  - empower 2023: dementia risk reduction & prevention.  31. 

     

    resshaya roobini murukesu, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, ponnusamy subramaniam & hanif farhan mohd rasdi.  (2023).  potential reversibility of cognitive frailty with the werise multidomain intervention in older persons from lower socioeconomic backgrounds.  - empower 2023.  1-2. 

     

    nurul syuhada mohd rosnu, wan syafira ishak, mohd harimi abd rahman, suzana shahar, charles musselwhite, arimi fitri mat ludin, tengku aizan hamid, abdul rais abdul latiff and devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2023).  associations between biopsychosocial factors and transportation patterns of older adults residing in klang valley, malaysia.  - frontiers in public health.  1-11. 

     

    gong et al.  (2023).  sex differences in dementia risk and risk factors: individual-participant data analysis using 21 cohorts across six continents from the cosmic consortium.  - alzheimers & dementia.  3365-3378. 

     

    suzana shahar, devinder kaur ajit singh, roslee rajikan, nazlena mohamad ali and shahrul azman mohd noah.  (2023).  digital technology usage among older adults with cognitive frailty: a survey during covid-19 pandemic.  - digital health.  1-14. 

     

    nurul syuhada mohd rosnu, wan syafira ishak, mohd harimi abd rahman, suzana shahar, charles musselwhite, arimi fitri mat ludin, tengku aizan hamid, abdul rais abdul latiff and devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2023).  associations between biopsychosocial factors and transportation patterns of older adults residing in klang valley, malaysia.  - frontiers in public health.  1-11. 

     

    azianah ibrahim, arimi fitri mat ludin, suzana shahar, noor hazfalinda hamzah, ai-vyrn chin, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2023).  association between maximal oxygen consumption and physical performance tests among older adults with cognitive frailty.  - experimental gerontology.  1-6. 

     

    suad j ghaben, arimi fitri mat ludin, nazlena mohamad ali, kok beng gan and devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2023).  a framework for design and usability testing of telerehabilitation system for adults with chronic diseases: a panoramic scoping review.  - digital health.  1-20. 

     

    azianah mohamad ibrahim, devinder kaur ajit singh, sumaiyah mat, arimi fitri mat ludin and suzana shahar.  (2023).  incidence and predictors of physical inactivity among malaysian community-dwelling older persons.  - journal of aging and physical activity.  105-116. 

     

    janet bong may ing, devinder kaur ajit singh, maw pin tan, mohammad adam bujang, ing khieng tiong, julie whitney, saravana kumar.  (2023).  group based exercise interventions for communitydwelling older people in southeast asia: a systematic review.  - australasian journal of ageing.  624-637. 

     

    yu chi heaw, devinder kaur ajit singh, maw pin tan, saravana kumar.  (2022).  bidirectional association between executive and physical functions among older adults: a systematic review.  - australasian journal of ageing.  20-41. 

     

    theng choon ooi, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, nor fadilah rajab razinah sharif.  (2022).  reply to the comments on "higher levels of lead and aluminium are associated with increased risk of falls among community-dwelling older adults: an 18-month follow-up study".  - geriatrics and gerontology international.  183-185. 

     

    siti salwana kamsan, devinder kaur ajit singh, maw pin tan, saravana kumar.  (2021).  systematic review on the contents and parameters of selfmanagement education programs in older adults with knee osteoarthritis.  - australasian journal on ageing.  e1-e12. 

     

    gong et al.  (2023).  sex differences in dementia risk and risk factors: individual-participant data analysis using 21 cohorts across six continents from the cosmic consortium.  - alzheimers & dementia.  3365-3378. 

     

    mohd azzuan ahmad, ashril yusof, mohamad shariff a hamid, faizul hafiz zulkifli amin, siti salwana kamsan, dayang maryama awang daud, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2023).  effects of self-management program as adjunctive to usual rehabilitation exercise on pain and functional outcomes in knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial.  - journal of research in health sciences.  1-9. 

     

    azianah mohamad ibrahim, devinder kaur ajit singh, sumaiyah mat, arimi fitri mat ludin and suzana shahar.  (2023).  incidence and predictors of physical inactivity among malaysian community-dwelling older persons.  - journal of aging and physical activity.  105-116. 

     

    janet bong may ing, devinder kaur ajit singh, maw pin tan, mohammad adam bujang, ing khieng tiong, julie whitney, saravana kumar.  (2023).  group based exercise interventions for communitydwelling older people in southeast asia: a systematic review.  - australasian journal of ageing.  624-637. 

     

    nurul syuhada mohd rosnu, wan syafira ishak, mohd harimi abd rahman, suzana shahar, charles musselwhite, arimi fitri mat ludin, tengku aizan hamid, abdul rais abdul latiff and devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2023).  associations between biopsychosocial factors and transportation patterns of older adults residing in klang valley, malaysia.  - frontiers in public health.  1-11. 

     

    ashrani aizzuddin abd. rahni, mohd izuan ibrahim, devinder kaur ajit singh, noor ibrahim mohamed sakian, suzana shahar.  (2022).  development of automated segmentation of the thigh muscles from dixon mri for fat fraction quantification.  - 6th kuala lumpur international conference on biomedical engineering 2021.  437-444. 

     

    singh, d.k.a., raman, v.a.l.p., sien, b.p., palaniswamy, v., pearson, h., rajaratnam, b.s..  (2011).  can exercises using virtual reality games reduce risk and fear of falls among older women?.  - 5th international convention on rehabilitation engineering and assistive technology, i-create 2011; bangkok. 

     

    resshaya roobini murukesu, devinder kaur ajit singh,normala mesbah & sumaiyah mat.  (2023).  covid-19 dan warga emas.  - 20. 

     

    suzana shahar, nurul fatin malek rivan, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2021).  cognitive frailty among malaysian older adults.  - 105. 

     

    resshaya roobini murukesu, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, ponnusamy subramaniam.  (2021).  cognitive frailty among malaysian older adults.  - 13. 

     

    devinder kaur ajit singh, rajwinder kaur hardev singh dan normala mesbah.  (2020).  penuaan sihat dan kesejahteraan.  - 16. 

     

    norhayati ibrahim, suzana shahar, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2020).  penuaan sihat dan kesejahteraan.  - 5. 

     

    resshaya roobini murukesu, devinder kaur ajit singh,normala mesbah & sumaiyah mat.  (2023).  covid-19 dan warga emas.  - 20. 

     

    resshaya roobini murukesu, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, ponnusamy subramaniam.  (2021).  cognitive frailty among malaysian older adults.  - 13. 

     

    norhayati ibrahim, suzana shahar, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2020).  penuaan sihat dan kesejahteraan.  - 5. 

     

    devinder kaur ajit singh, rajwinder kaur hardev singh dan normala mesbah.  (2020).  penuaan sihat dan kesejahteraan.  - 16. 

     

    yi lin lim, magdalena lepsikova and devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2018).  regional conference on science, technology and social sciences (rcstss 2016): theoretical and applied science.  - 9. 

     

    tengku aizan hamid, maw pin tan, siti anom ahmad, pei-lee teh, devinder kaur ajit singh and rahimah ibrahim.  (2022).  aging research and practices in malaysia.  - 217. 

     

    suzana shahar, nurul fatin malek rivan, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2021).  cognitive frailty among malaysian older adults.  - 105. 

     

    deepashini harithasan, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2020).  low back pain: weight distribution, lumbopelvic muscle strength and users' perception with the use of back belt.  - 75. 

     

    norhayati ibrahim, suzana shahar, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2020).  penuaan sihat dan kesejahteraan.  - 341. 

     

    suzana shahar, rosdinom razali, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2017).  100 persoalan mengenai penjagaan penghidap demensia.  - 127. 

     

    seow shi rui, sumaiyah mat, nor fadilah rajab, intan safinar ismail, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, tan maw pin and francis berenbaum.  (2023).  anthropometry measurement difference in osteoarthritic older adults with or without diabetes mellitus.  - malaysian congress of geriatric medicine.  115. 

     

    seow shi rui, sumaiyah mat, nor fadilah rajab, intan safinar ismail, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, tan maw pin and francis berenbaum..  (2023).  social isolation in older people living with osteoarthritis is associated with poor cognitive performance.  - malaysian congress of geriatric medicine.  114. 

     

    sia lee lee, shobha sharma, saravana kumar, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2023).  physiotherapists' perceived barriers to use telerehabilitation for musculoskeletal disorders: a qualitative study.  - empower 2023: dementia risk reduction & prevention.  31. 

     

    suzana bt. shahar;devinder kaur a/p ajit singh.  (2023).  cognitive frailty among malaysian older adults.  -

     

    resshaya roobini murukesu, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, ponnusamy subramaniam & hanif farhan mohd rasdi.  (2023).  potential reversibility of cognitive frailty with the werise multidomain intervention in older persons from lower socioeconomic backgrounds.  - empower 2023.  1-2.