prof. madya dr. devinder kaur a/p ajit singh

pensyarah universiti

pusat kajian penuaan sihat & kesejahteraan (h-care)

 devinder@ukm.edu.my

No. sambungan :  0392897352

No. rasmi:
UKM : 03 8921 5555



   Biografi/ Biography :

  • Associate 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.  (2021).  healthcare utilization and knee osteoarthritis symptoms among urban older malaysian.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-10. 

     

    jing wen goh, devinder kaur ajit singh , normala mesbah, anis afifa mohd hanafi and adlyn farhana azwan.  (2021).  fall awareness behaviour and its associated factors among community dwelling older adults.  - bmc geriatric.  1-11. 

     

    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. 

     

    nurul fatin malek rivan, hanis mastura yahya, suzana shahar, devinder kaur ajit singh, norhayati ibrahim, arimi fitri mat ludin, noor ibrahim mohamed sakian, hazlina mahadzir, ponnusamy subramaniam, mohd zul amin kamaruddin.  (2021).  the impact of poor nutrient intakes and food insecurity on the psychological distress among community-dwelling middle-aged and older adults during the covid-19 pandemic.  - nutrients.  1-12. 

     

    theng choon ooi, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, nor fadilah rajab, divya vanoh, razinah sharif, maw pin tan.  (2021).  incidence and multidimensional predictors of occasional and recurrent falls among malaysian community-dwelling older persons.  - bmc geriatric.  1-10. 

     

    siti salwana kamsan, devinder kaur ajit singh , maw pin tan, saravana kumar.  (2021).  healthcare utilization and knee osteoarthritis symptoms among urban older malaysian.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-10. 

     

    jing wen goh, devinder kaur ajit singh , normala mesbah, anis afifa mohd hanafi and adlyn farhana azwan.  (2021).  fall awareness behaviour and its associated factors among community dwelling older adults.  - bmc geriatric.  1-11. 

     

    theng choon ooi, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, nor fadilah rajab, divya vanoh, razinah sharif, maw pin tan.  (2021).  incidence and multidimensional predictors of occasional and recurrent falls among malaysian community-dwelling older persons.  - bmc geriatric.  1-10. 

     

    nurul fatin malek rivan, hanis mastura yahya, suzana shahar, devinder kaur ajit singh, norhayati ibrahim, arimi fitri mat ludin, noor ibrahim mohamed sakian, hazlina mahadzir, ponnusamy subramaniam, mohd zul amin kamaruddin.  (2021).  the impact of poor nutrient intakes and food insecurity on the psychological distress among community-dwelling middle-aged and older adults during the covid-19 pandemic.  - nutrients.  1-12. 

     

    resshaya roobini murukesu,devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, ponnusamy subramaniam.  (2021).  physical activity patterns, psychosocial well-being and coping strategies among older persons with cognitive frailty of the we-rise trial throughout the covid-19 movement control order.  - clinical interventions in aging.  415-429. 

     

    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. 

     

    ambusam subramaniam, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2021).  effects of using a document holder when typing on head excursion and neck muscle activity among computer users with and without neck pain.  - international journal of occupational safety and ergonomics.  48-54. 

     

    nurul fatin malek rivan [et all.].  (2020).  general psychological health status and coping strategies during lock-down due to covid-19 outbreak among malaysian older adults.  - european geriatric medicine.  95. 

     

    resshaya roobini murukesu, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, ponnusamy subramaniam.  (2020).  physical and psychological wellbeing during the covid-19 movement restriction order period among cognitively frail older persons with prior engagement in community-based multi-domain intervention.  - european geriatric medicine.  s94. 

     

    manal badrasawi, suzana shahar, nor fadilah rajab, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2019).  blood inflammatory markers, anabolic hormone, vitamin d and l-carnitine status according to frailty status among older adults.  - sains malaysiana.  613-619. 

     

    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. 

     

    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. 

     

    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.  - 5. 

     

    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.  - 341. 

     

    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. 

     

    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. 

     

    nor najwatul akmal ab. rahman, yi ching teo, zunaidah abu samah and devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2018).  regional conference on science, technology and social sciences (rcstss 2016): theoretical and applied science.  - 8. 

     

    manal mahmoud badrasawi, suzana shahar , devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2016).  white book of frailty.  - 293. 

     

    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. 

     

    nurul hidayah md fadzil1, suzana shahar, roslee rajikan, divya vanoh, devinder kaur ajit singh, arimi fitrimat ludin, ponnusamy subramaniam, norhayati ibrahim, nazlena mohd ali, shahrul azman mohd noah, chin ai-vyrn.  (2020).  a scoping review on telerehabilitation application used among older adults with mild cognitive impairment and cognitive frailty.  - holistic approach in preserving cognitive function.  12. 

     

    pavapriya ponvel, devinder kaur ajit singh, ponnusamy subramanian, arimi fitri mat ludin, suzana shahar.  (2020).  effectiveness of cognitive training on cognitive function in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: a review.  - holistic approach in preserving cognitive function.  11. 

     

    normala mesbah, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2020).  aktiviti fizikal dan eksersais bagi warga berumur = physical activity and exercise in older persons.  - nadi diabetes.  18-21. 

     

    normala mesbah, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2020).  galak supaya terus aktif.  - harian metro.  39. 

     

    devinder kaur a/p ajit singh;suzana bt. shahar;normala binti mesbah.  (2020).  falls screening mobile application (fallsa): its discriminative ability and effects of empowering older adults to self-screen for fall risk.  -