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Physical exercise and functional outcome

Liu, C-J., Donovan, J., & *Wolford, C.L. (2020). Feasibility of staff-led 3-Step Workout for Life to reduce late-life ADL disability: A community-based translational study. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 43, 141-147. doi: 10.1097/MRR.0000000000000396

Liu, C-J., Xu, H., Keith, N. R. Clark, D. O. (2017). Promoting ADL independence in vulnerable, community-dwelling older adults: A pilot RCT comparing 3-Step Workout for Life vs. resistance exercise. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 12, 1141-1149. doi:10.2147/CIA.S136678

Liu, CJ., Chang, WP., Araujo de Carvalho, I., *Savage, K., *Radford, L., & Jotheeswaran, A. T. (2017). Effects of physical exercise in older adults with reduced physical capacity: Meta-analysis of resistance exercise and multimodal exercise. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 40, 303-314. doi:10.1097/MRR.0000000000000249

Liu, C-J., *Jones, Y. L., *Formyduval, R. M. A., & Clark, O. D. (2016). Task-oriented exercise to reduce ADL disability in vulnerable elderly: A feasibility study of 3-Step Workout for Life. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 24, 384-392. doi:10.1123/japa.2015-0070

Liu, C.-J. & *Shiroy, D. M., *Jones, L. Y., & Clark, D. O. (2014). Systematic review of functional training on muscle strength, physical functioning, and activities of daily living in older adults. European Review of Aging and Physical Activity, 11, 95-106. doi:10.1007/s11556-014-0144-1

Liu, C.-J., *Becker, J., *Ford, S., *Heine, K., *Scheidt, E., & *Wilson, A. (2011). Effects of upper-extremity progressive resistance strength training in older adults: The missing picture. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 29, 255-269. doi:10.3109/02703181.2011.609644

Activities of daily living and aging

Liu, C-J., Change, P-S., Griffith, C.F., *Hanley, S.I., & Lu, Y. (2021). The nexus of sensory loss, cognitive impairment, and functional decline in older adults: A scoping review. Gerontologist, gnab082.

*Garabrant, A., & Liu, C-J. (2021). Loneliness and activity engagement among rural homebound older adults with and without self-reported depression. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 75, 1-9.   

Thiyagarajan, J. A., de Carvalho, I. A.,…Liu, C.-J…& Beard, J. (2019). Redesigning care for older people to preserve physical and mental capacity: WHO guidelines on community-level interventions in integrated care. PLOS Medicine, 16, e1002948. doi: 1371/journal.pmed.1002948

Occupational therapy and older adults

Liu, C-J., & Chang, M.C. (2020). Interventions within the scope of occupational therapy on the performance of ADLs and IADLs for older adults with low vision: A systematic review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 74, 1–18. doi:10.5014/ajot.2020.038372

Liu, C-J. (2018). Guest editorial-Functional ability in the changing demographic landscape: Evidence and opportunities for occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 72, 7204170010p1-7204170010p5. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.724002.

Liu, C-J., Chang, W.P., & Chang, M.C. (2018). Occupational therapy interventions to improve activities of daily living for community-dwelling older adults: A systematic review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy,72, 7204190060p1-7204190060p11. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.031252

Liu, C.-J., Stump, T. E., Ambuehl, R., & Clark, D. O. (2014). Utilization of occupational and physical therapy services in postacute care: Findings from the 2006 Health and Retirement Study and linked Medicare claims data. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 32, 85-96. doi:10.3109/02703181.2014.883044

Liu, C.-J., *Brost, M. A., *Horton, V. E., *Kenyon, S. B., & *Mears, K. E. (2013). Occupational therapy interventions to improve performance of daily activities at home for older adults with low vision: A systematic review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 67, 279-287. doi:10.5014/ajot.2013.005512

Liu, C.-J., Pape, S., *Ferrell, J., *Turner, E., & *Johanningsmeier, K. (2013). Gerontic occupational therapy and patient education: Perceptions, barriers, and needs. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 31, 140-147. doi:10.3109/02703181.2013.782383

Cognitive aging and health literacy

Liu, C.-J., & William, A. (2014). What factors are related to understanding a stereoscopic 3D diabetes educational video in seniors? Journal of Visual Communication in Medicine, 37, 65-73. doi:10.3109/17453054.2014.981799

Liu, C.-J., Rawl, S. M., & *Yates, K. E. (2013). Readability and text cohesion of online colorectal cancer and screening information. American Medical Writers Association Journal, 28, 146-151.

Liu, C.-J., & Rawl, S. (2012). Effects of text cohesion on comprehension and retention of colorectal cancer screening information: A preliminary study. Journal of Health Communication, 17, 222-240. doi:10.1080/10810730.2012.712614

Liu, C.-J., Kemper, S., & McDowd, J. (2009). The use of illustration to improve older adults’ comprehension of health-related information: Is it helpful? Patient Education and Counseling, 76, 283-288. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2009.01.013

Liu, C.-J., Kemper, S., & Bovaird, J. (2009). Comprehension of health-related written materials by older adults. Educational Gerontology, 35, 653-668. doi:10.1080/03601270902885504

Hand function and aging

Wang, Y.C., Kapellusch, J., Rahman, M.H., Lehman, L., Liu, C-J., & Chang, P.-F. (2021). Psychometric evaluation of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) in patients with orthopedic shoulder impairments seeking outpatient. Journal of Hand Therapy, 34, 404-414.

Wang, I., Bohannon, R.W., Kapellusch, J., Rahman, M.H., Liu, C-J, & Chang, P.F. (2020 epub). Predicting the handgrip strength across the age span: Validating reference equations from the 2011 NIH Toolbox norming study. Journal of Hand Therapy. DOI: 10.1016/j.jht.2020.11.005

Liu, C-J., *Marie, D., *Fredrick, A., *Bertram, J., *Utley, K., & Fess, E. E. (2017). Predicting hand function in older adults: Evaluations of grip strength, arm curl strength, and manual dexterity. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 29, 753-760. doi:10.1007/s40520-016-0628-0