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

pensyarah universiti

pusat kajian penuaan sihat & kesejahteraan (h-care)

No. sambungan :  0392897352

No. rasmi:
UKM : 03 8921 5555



   Biografi :
  • 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.  (2020).  the knowledge and self-management educational needs of older adults with knee osteoarthritis: a qualitative study.  - plos one.  1-15. 

     

    hanis mastura, yahya., nur alia adibah, zakaria, suzana, shahar & devinder, kaur ajit singh.  (2020).  development and evaluation of a booklet on nutrition education for falls prevention among older adults.  - jurnal sains kesihatan malaysia.  9-17. 

     

    devinder kaur ajit singh, ponnusamy subramanium, suzalina halid.  (2020).  covid-19: mesej palsu ganggu psikologi warga emas.  - berita harian.  1. 

     

    goh jing wen, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar.  (2020).  effectiveness of falls prevention education on its prevention behavior among older adults: a systematic review.  - indian journal of public health research & development.  1119-1124. 

     

    nurul fatin malek rivan, suzana shahar, nor fadilah rajab, devinder kaur ajit singh, normah che din, hazlina mahadzir , noor ibrahim mohamed sakian, wan syafira ishak, mohd harimi abd. rahman, zainora mohammed and yee xing you.  (2020).  incidence and predictors of cognitive frailty among older adults: a community-based longitudinal study.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-17. 

     

    siti salwana kamsan, devinder kaur ajit singh, maw pin tan, saravana kumar.  (2020).  the knowledge and self-management educational needs of older adults with knee osteoarthritis: a qualitative study.  - plos one.  1-15. 

     

    nurul fatin malek rivan, suzana shahar, nor fadilah rajab, devinder kaur ajit singh, normah che din, hazlina mahadzir , noor ibrahim mohamed sakian, wan syafira ishak, mohd harimi abd. rahman, zainora mohammed and yee xing you.  (2020).  incidence and predictors of cognitive frailty among older adults: a community-based longitudinal study.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-17. 

     

    huijin lau, suzana shahar, norlela hussin, mohd za kamarudin, tengku at hamid, siti z-ms mukari,nor f rajab, normah c din,azahadi omar,devinder ka singh, hasnah haron,razinah sharif,hanis m yahya, arimi fitri, zahara a manaf, zainora mohammed, wan s ishak.  (2019).  methodology approaches and challenges in population-based longitudinal study of a neuroprotective model for healthy longevity.  - geriatrics and gerontology international. 

     

    resshaya r. murukesu, devinder k. a. singh and suzana shahar.  (2019).  urinary incontinence among urban and rural community dwelling older women: prevalence, risk factors and quality of life.  - bmc public health.  1-11. 

     

    suzana shahar, divya vanoh, arimi fitri mat ludin, devinder kaur ajit singh, tengku aizan hamid.  (2019).  factors associated with poor socioeconomic status among malaysian older adults: an analysis according to urban and rural settings.  - bmc public health.  1-12. 

     

    devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, divya vanoh, shahrul bahyah kamaruzzaman and maw pin tan.  (2019).  diabetes, arthritis, urinary incontinence, poor self-rated health, higher body mass index and lower handgrip strength are associated with falls among community-dwelling middle-aged and older adults:.  - geriatrics & gerontology international.  798-803. 

     

    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. 

     

    devinder kaur ajit singh, zunaidah abu samah, suzana shahar, mohd azahadi omar, muhammad iqbal shaharudin, ai-vyrn chin.  (2019).  sociodemographic characteristics as determinants and physical performance measures as correlates of falls among malaysian community-dwelling older adults: a prospective study.  - topics in geriatric rehabilitation.  113-118. 

     

    nurul fatin malek rivan, suzana shahar, nor fadilah rajab, devinder kaur ajit singh, normah che din, mahadzir hazlina & tengku aizan tengku abdul hamid.  (2019).  cognitive frailty among malaysian older adults:baseline findings from the lrgs tua cohort study.  - clinical interventions in aging.  1343-1352. 

     

    norlela mohd hussin, suzana shahar, normah che din, devinder kaur ajit singh, aivyrn chin, rosdinom razali, mohd azahadi omar.  (2019).  incidence and predictors of multimorbidity among a multiethnic population in malaysia: a community-based longitudinal study.  - aging clinical and experimental research.  215-224. 

     

    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. 

     

    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. 

     

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

     

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

     

    devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2012).  the power of engagement. a selection of inspiring community engaged initiatives.  - 5, 39-42. 

     

    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. 

     

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

     

    devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2012).  the power of engagement. a selection of inspiring community engaged initiatives.  - 5, 39-42. 

     

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

     

    devinder kaur a/p ajit singh;efri noor bin muhamad hendri;nor najwatul akmal binti ab. rahman.  (2020).  physical and psychological wellbeing among adults with osteoarthritis of knee and the effects of home exercise programme.  -

     

    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.  -

     

    devinder kaur a/p ajit singh;ponnusamy a/l subramaniam;normala binti mesbah;nor najwatul akmal binti ab. rahman.  (2020).  physical and psychological health status among older adults attending primary care clinic at cheras malaysia.  -

     

    devinder kaur a/p ajit singh.  (2020).  sociodemographic, physical and cognitive risk factors and falls characteristics: differences between older adult fallers with and without mild cognitive impairment.  -

     

    devinder kaur a/p ajit singh;chai siaw chui;gan kok beng.  (2020).  upper extremity kinematics and its relationship with age and limb dominance during reaching.  -

     
    Projek Tempoh Peranan
    developement ang evaluation of an online course for non-special low back pain among physiotheraphy undergraduates 16-01-202015-01-2023 Ketua Projek
    multi-domain intervention for reversal of cognitive frailty: towards personalized approaches (ageless trials) 01-12-201928-02-2025 Penyelidik Bersama
    development of real-time control system of lower limb exoskeleton 01-12-201928-02-2022 Penyelidik Bersama
    (Tiada Rekod Tajuk) 15-11-2019 Penyelia
    (Tiada Rekod Tajuk) 24-10-201922-10-2021 Ketua Projek
    international university-industry partnership: promoting worldclass healthcare through technology transfer 31-07-201931-12-2020 Ketua Projek
    efficacy of short term high protien supplementation on body composition and physical fitness among multi-ethnic elderly with sarcopenia: a randomised controlled trial 16-05-201931-12-2020 Penyelidik Bersama
    characterizing cognitive function in older adults using a novel mixed complexity-speed movement task 28-02-201927-02-2021 Penyelidik Bersama
    characterizing cognitive function in older adults using a novel mixed complexity-speed movement task 01-01-201931-03-2021 Penyelidik Bersama
    ukm menjuarai program 3ps (passion, pathway & publication): pengukuhan jiwa penyelidik dalam kalangan ahli akademik ukm 15-11-201814-08-2020 Penyelidik Bersama
    program wesihat untuk meningkatkan kualiti hidup dalam kalangan warga emas: perkongsian pintar dengan pusat aktiviti warga emas 15-11-201814-11-2019 Penyelidik Bersama
    falls screening mobile application (fallsa): its discriminative ability and effects of empowering older adults to self-screen for fall risk 27-09-201826-09-2021 Ketua Projek
    integrative multisensory modality to reverse cognitive frailty among older adults 27-09-201826-09-2021 Ketua Projek
    identification of reversible subtypes and economic burden of cognitive frailty, its predictive value on dementia and the mediators among malaysian older adults 16-08-201815-08-2020 Penyelidik Bersama
    wearable inertial sensors for upper limb movement measurement among stroke survivors 15-08-201814-11-2020 Penyelidik Bersama
    identification of predictive mediators of different subtypes of cognitive frailty among malaysian older adults 15-08-201814-11-2020 Penyelidik Bersama
    upper extremity kinematics and its relationship with age and limb dominance during reaching 17-05-201816-10-2019 Ketua Projek
    sociodemographic, physical and cognitive risk factors and falls characteristics: differences between older adult fallers with and without mild cognitive impairment 26-04-201825-04-2020 Ketua Projek
    health care utilization, development and evaluation of a phsiotherapeutic self-management education programme (smep) for older adults with knee ostearthritis (koa) 12-04-201811-04-2021 Ketua Projek
    development of a web-based falls prevention education program based on the needs of malaysian older adults and evidence-based practice guidelines 08-02-201807-01-2019 Ketua Projek
    relationship between physical activity, physical fitness, respiratory function, core stability and barrier of physical activity among universiti kebangsaan malaysia kuala lumpur undergraduate students 08-02-201807-01-2019 Ketua Projek
    integrative multisensory modality to reverse cognitive frailty among older adults 01-02-201831-10-2020 Ketua Projek
    biomechanical modelling and dynamic simulation of upper limb movements on activity of daily living for normal subjects and stroke survivors 16-10-201715-03-2020 Penyelidik Bersama
    keberkesanan program wesihat terhadap kualiti hidup dalam kalangan warga emas 14-09-201713-09-2020 Penyelidik Bersama
    synchronous gait trajectory planning and parameter characterization for lower extremity exoskeleton 15-08-201714-02-2020 Penyelidik Bersama
    respiratory function among young adult smokers 27-04-201726-04-2018 Ketua Projek
    willingness, apprehension and barriers to communicate in english language among final year undergraduates, from school of rehabilitation science at faculty of health science, ukm 16-03-201715-04-2018 Ketua Projek
    physical and psychological health status among older adults attending primary care clinic at cheras malaysia 18-02-201717-02-2020 Ketua Projek
    physical and psychological wellbeing among adults with osteoarthritis of knee and the effects of home exercise programme 12-01-201711-01-2020 Ketua Projek
    developing, validating and evaluating pro-clinical portfolio to measure clinical competency among physiotherapy students 01-01-201731-12-2019 Ketua Projek
    quality of life, physical performance and back muscle function among adults with risk of osteoporotic fractures 15-12-201614-12-2019 Ketua Projek
    sunlight exposure and its association with muscle strength status among community-dwelling older adults in larut matang 11-08-201610-10-2016 Penyelidik Bersama
    upper extremity personalized biomechanical model for stroke survivors using wearable sensors 01-08-201631-01-2020 Penyelidik Bersama
    hubungan natara kawalan glisemik dan keuzuran dalam kalangan pesakit luar diabetes geriatrik di pusat perubatan universiti kebangsaan malaysia ppukm 28-04-201627-09-2016 Penyelidik Bersama
    biomechanical changes following postural exercise program among neck pain patient with forward head posture 25-02-201624-02-2018 Ketua Projek
    level of spasticity, sensory deficit and challenges in activities of daily living among community-dwelling stroke survivors with upper limb dysfunction 30-07-201529-01-2017 Penyelidik Bersama
    physical activity and sedentary behavior among undergraduates in school of rehabilitation sciences, faculty of health sciences ukm 30-07-201529-07-2016 Ketua Projek
    strengthening research in nutrition and health 15-06-201530-09-2016 Penyelidik Bersama
    lonjakan penerbitan 2015 15-06-201530-09-2016 Penyelidik Bersama
    a study on tympanic membrane displacement using finite element analysis for hearing loss application 15-06-201530-09-2016 Penyelidik Bersama
    effects of dynamic neuromuscular stabilization (dns) on lumbar motions of a specific task among adults with chronic non-specific low back pain 01-06-201531-05-2017 Ketua Projek
    validation and reliability of physical activity scale for malaysian older adults 26-03-201525-03-2017 Ketua Projek
    outcomes of circuit class therapy on mobility, balance, community reintegration and health related quality of life of stroke survivors: randomized controlled trial (rct) 06-03-201505-03-2017 Penyelidik Bersama
    perception of neurology course and its learning strategies among ukm rehabilitation 15-01-201514-09-2015 Penyelidik Bersama
    keberkesanan program intervensi pengurusan berat badan dalam kalangan pekerja obes berdasarkan model transtheoretical 01-01-201531-12-2016 Penyelidik Bersama
    keberkesanan dan kelestarian intervensi gaya hidup sihat untuk penghuni felda dewasa yang mengalami pra-diabetes : menggunakan pendekatan model sosial ekologi dan holistik 30-10-201429-10-2017 Penyelidik Bersama
    development of upper limb musculotendon dynamic model for personalized stroke rehabilitation 01-08-201431-07-2017 Penyelidik Bersama
    upper limb dysfunction following stroke: profiling pattern of motor impairment, sensory deficit and functional limitation in community-dwelling stroke survivors 01-08-201431-01-2017 Penyelidik Bersama
    developing effective teaching and learning strategies for neurology to enhance competency of ukm rehabilitation science students 01-08-201431-01-2016 Penyelidik Bersama
    perkaitan antara tahap keuzuran dengan status pemakanan dan jaminan makanan dalam kalangan warga emas yang berpendapatan rendah di desa mentari, petaling jaya 27-06-201426-10-2014 Penyelidik Bersama
    spinal morphology, physical performance, quality of life and biochemical markers in adults at risk of osteoporotic fractures 05-06-201404-06-2015 Ketua Projek
    effects of customized vesibular rehabilitation (cvr) on balance in adulst with idiopathic unilateral posterior canal benign paroxysmal postional vertigo (iupc bppv) 25-05-201424-05-2015 Ketua Projek
    strengthening research in nutrition and health 01-04-201431-03-2015 Penyelidik Bersama
    development of wearable emg device for post stroke rehabilitation 01-04-201431-03-2015 Penyelidik Bersama
    implementation of an innovative meaningful activity and targeted exercise approach to promote quality of life 01-12-201331-05-2016 Penyelidik Bersama
    integrating a structured academic service learning module into the rehabilitation sciencesundergraduate curriculum using an outreach community service 01-07-201331-12-2014 Ketua Projek
    enhancing community-based rehabilitation services for people with stroke towards achievement of function and quality of life 10-05-201309-11-2015 Penyelidik Bersama
    bantuan kewangan bahan penyelidikan: devinder kaur a/p ajit singh 01-03-201328-02-2014 Penyelia
    strengthening research in nutrition and health 01-01-201331-03-2014 Penyelidik Bersama
    identification of optimal physical health, behaviours and dietary pattern associated with neuroprotection for development of health information system 01-07-201231-12-2016 Penyelidik Bersama
    early identification, assessment, intervention and education of adults at risk of falls 25-06-201224-12-2014 Ketua Projek
    exploring new insight into higher order spinal kinematic during functional sustained spinal postures in adults with low back pain 01-06-201230-11-2015 Ketua Projek
    penilaian pencapaian pembelajaran gabungan dan kemahiran insaniah pelajar ukm kl kampus kesihatan menerusi program khidmat masyarakat 01-06-201231-07-2014 Penyelidik Bersama
    a predictive model for determination of sarcopenia among elderly people in malaysia 08-08-201108-08-2013 Penyelidik Bersama
    kuala lumpur aging study 01-08-201131-01-2014 Penyelidik Bersama
    effectiveness of virtual reality activities in improving physical function, activities of daily living and physiological outcome among community dwelling older adults wit 16-05-201115-05-2012 Ketua Projek
    effect nourishing formula (wellness 60+) supplementation on the nutritional status, functional fitness, cognitive function and quality of life of malnourshed elderly living in old folks home 07-10-201013-04-2012 Penyelidik Bersama
    evaluation of wii system as an exercise tool to improve balance and agility in older woman 01-09-201031-08-2011 Ketua Projek
    health camp project: children in permata negara 01-09-201031-08-2011 Penyelidik Bersama
    using interactive games in improving upper limb function among people with physical disability 01-09-201030-04-2011 Penyelidik Bersama
    impact of throcic curvature angis on pulmonary function, respiratory muscle function and architecture in healthy young 20-08-201019-08-2012 Ketua Projek
    long term participant in exercise programme: prospective from patients with chronic stroke and multidisciplinary stroke team 01-08-201031-10-2011 Ketua Projek
    the effect of non-specific low back pain on the geometry of lumbar extensor muscles 01-08-201001-01-2011 Ketua Projek
    thoracolumbar curvatures and back muscle endurance in adolescents with low back pain 01-08-201031-12-2010 Ketua Projek
    impact of wii virtual reality games on psychological well-being upper limb motor function and reaction time in adults with physical disability 01-08-201031-12-2010 Ketua Projek
    evaluation of wii fit as an exercise tool to improve balance in community pwelling woman 01-08-201031-12-2010 Ketua Projek
    attitudes towards ageing and physical function among other adults 01-08-201031-12-2010 Ketua Projek
    thoracolumbar curvatures, spinal range of motions and back muscle strength among adolescents with and without low back pain 01-05-201030-04-2011 Penyelidik Bersama
    pelvic floor muscle (pfm) fatigability amongst people with and without sacroiliac joint (sij) dysfunction 01-01-201031-12-2010 Penyelidik Bersama