About the Authors

Dafna Merom

d.merom@westernsydney.edu.au

Affiliation School of Science and Health, Western Sydney University, Penrith, Australia

Erin Mathieu

Affiliation Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Ester Cerin

Affiliation Institute for Health and Ageing, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia

Rachael L. Morton

Affiliation NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia

Judy M. Simpson

Affiliation Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Chris Rissel

Affiliation Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Kaarin J. Anstey

Affiliation Centre for Research on Aging, Health and Wellbeing, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Catherine Sherrington

Affiliation Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Stephen R. Lord

Affiliation Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA), University of New South Wales, Randwick, Australia

Robert G. Cumming

Affiliation Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Competing Interests

SRL has designed the PPA (FallScreen), which is commercially available through Neuroscience Research Australia. The authors DM, EM, EC, RLM, JMS, CR, KJA, CS, and RGC have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DM RGC KJA EC CR SRL CS RLM. Performed the experiments: DM EM JMS. Analyzed the data: EC DM SRL JMS RLM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CS SRL RGC KJA RLM JMS. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: DM. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: DM EM RLM EC JMS KJA CR SRL CS RGC. Enrolled patients: EM. Agree with the manuscript’s results and conclusions: DM EM RLM EC JMS KJA CR SRL CS RGC. All authors have read, and confirm that they meet, ICMJE criteria for authorship.