prof. dr. devinder kaur a/p ajit singh

pensyarah universiti

pusat kajian penuaan sihat & kesejahteraan (h-care)

 devinder@ukm.edu.my

No. Telefon Rasmi :  0392897352

No. rasmi:
UKM : 03 8921 5555



   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.

  • sumaiyah mat, teoh jun jie, ding pei xian, muhammad aiman wafi bin termizi, muhammad farhan bin norhalim, nawwal atikah binti badri, ng xian yu, tan jia xian, nor azlin mohd nordin, normala mesbah, nor azura azmi, asfarina zanudin, ismarulyusda ishak, dev.  (2022).  mental health problems during covid-19 pandemic among undergraduates in clinical compared to non-clinical programs.  - asean journal of teaching & learning in higher education.  255-273. 

     

    nurul syuhada mohd rosnu, devinder kaur ajit sing,arimi fitri mat ludin, wan syafira ishak, mohd harimi abd rahman and suzana shahar.  (2022).  enablers and barriers of accessing health care services among older adults in south-east asia: a scoping review.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-15. 

     

    shobha sharma, nurul husna jeffri, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2022).  telehealth in a developing nation: are the malaysian elderly, ready?.  - 22nd world congress of geriatrics and gerontology.  1. 

     

    devinder kaur ajit singh, ding pei xian, nurul syuhada mohd rosnu,.  (2022).  outdoor mobility and transportation patterns among older adults in klang valley: changed since covid-19 pandemic?.  - malaysian congress of geriatric medicine 2022.  168. 

     

    cheah ping ng, devinder kaur ajit singh, maw pin tan, saravana kumar.  (2022).  malaysian older persons perceptions about falls and their desired educational website characteristics: a qualitative study.  - plos one.  1-20. 

     

    mohamad asyraf adzhar, donald manlapaz, devinder kaur ajit singh and normala mesbah.  (2022).  exercise to improve postural stability in older adults with alzheimer's disease: a systematic review of randomized control trials.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-15. 

     

    theng choon ooi, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, razinah sharif, nurul fatin malek rivan, asheila meramat and nor fadilah rajab.  (2022).  higher lead and lower calcium levels are associated with increased risk of mortality in malaysian older population: findings from the lrgs-tua longitudinal study.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-12. 

     

    phui lin se to, devinder kaur ajit singh, susan l. whitney.  (2022).  effects of customized vestibular rehabilitation plus canalith repositioning maneuver on gait and balance in adults with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: a randomized controlled trial.  - journal of vestibular research.  79-86. 

     

    nurul hidayah md fadzil, suzana shahar, roslee rajikan, devinder kaur ajit singh, arimi fitri mat ludin, ponnusamy subramaniam, norhayati ibrahim, divya vanoh, and nazlena mohamad ali.  (2022).  a scoping review for usage of telerehabilitation among older adults with mild cognitive impairment or cognitive frailty.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-14. 

     

    nurul syuhada mohd rosnu, devinder kaur ajit sing,arimi fitri mat ludin, wan syafira ishak, mohd harimi abd rahman and suzana shahar.  (2022).  enablers and barriers of accessing health care services among older adults in south-east asia: a scoping review.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-15. 

     

    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. 

     

    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. 

     

    mohamad asyraf adzhar, donald manlapaz, devinder kaur ajit singh and normala mesbah.  (2022).  exercise to improve postural stability in older adults with alzheimer's disease: a systematic review of randomized control trials.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-15. 

     

    theng choon ooi, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, razinah sharif, nurul fatin malek rivan, asheila meramat and nor fadilah rajab.  (2022).  higher lead and lower calcium levels are associated with increased risk of mortality in malaysian older population: findings from the lrgs-tua longitudinal study.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-12. 

     

    reshmy ranee, suzana shahar, yee xing you, devinder kaur ajit singh, noor ibrahim mohamed sakian.  (2022).  prevalence and risk factors of sarcopenia among community dwelling older adults in klang valley.  - malaysian journal of medicine and health sciences.  177-186. 

     

    phui lin se to, devinder kaur ajit singh, susan l. whitney.  (2022).  effects of customized vestibular rehabilitation plus canalith repositioning maneuver on gait and balance in adults with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: a randomized controlled trial.  - journal of vestibular research.  79-86. 

     

    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. 

     

    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. 

     

    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. 

     

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

     

    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. 

     

    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. 

     

    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. 

     

    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. 

     

    resshaya roobini murukesu, devinder kaur ajit singh, ponnusamy subramaniam, suzana shahar.  (2022).  healthcare needs of older persons from lower socioeconomic status for the development of the we rise intervention.  - malaysian congress of geriatric medicine 2022.  151. 

     

    devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, norazah mohd nordin.  (2022).  h-care teraju aspek kesihatan warga emas.  - berita harian.  24. 

     

    shobha sharma, nurul husna jeffri, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2022).  telehealth in a developing nation: are the malaysian elderly, ready?.  - 22nd world congress of geriatrics and gerontology.  1. 

     

    suzana shahar, azianah ibrahim, nurul fatin malek rivan, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2022).  dimensi baru pencegahan nyanyuk.  - impak: kluster kesihatan & perubatan termaju.  37. 

     

    devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2022).  optimising tech for older people.  - the star.  1-3.