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maayan agmon

Research Interests:

  • The association between cognitive function and motor performance
  • Aspects of motor learning through use of new technologies such as virtual reality game



Academic Rank: Senior Lecturer

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1995-1999 Ben-Gurion University School of Physical Therapy; B.P.T.

2002-2004 University of Haifa Department of Anthropology; M.A.

2008-2011 University of Washington  School of Nursing; Ph.D.




  • Agmon M, Armon G. (2014). Increased insomnia symptoms predict the onset of back pain among employed adults. PLoS ONE 9(8), e103591. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0103591 (IF=3.535, r=11/63 in Multidisciplinary Sciences (Q1), V, Cited=5)
  • Agmon M, Kodesh, E, Kizony R. (2014). The effect of different types of walking on dual-task performance and task prioritization among community-dwelling older adults. The Scientific World Journal. 6 pages. (IF=1.3(2013), R=16/55(2013) in Multidisciplinary Sciences (Q2)(2013))
  • Agmon M, Zlotnick C, Finkelstein A. (2015). The relationship between mentoring on healthy behaviors and well-being among Israeli youth in boarding schools: A mixed-methods study. BMC Pediatrics 15(11), 12 pages. (IF=2.326, R=45/120 in Pediatrics (Q2) V)
  • Elboim-Gabyzon M, Agmon M, Azaiza F, and Laufer Y. (2015). Translation and validation of the Arab version of the Late-Life Function and Disability Instrument: A cross sectional study. BMC Geriatrics 15(51). (IF=2.655, R=24/49 in Geriatrics and Gerontology (Q2), V)
  • Agmon M, Kelly EV, Logsdon R, Nguyen HQ, Belza B. (2015). The effects of EnhanceFitness (EF) training on dual-task walking in older adults.Journal of Applied Gerontology 34(3), 128-142. DOI: 10.1177/0733464814533819. (IF=1.282, R=17/32 in Gerontology (Q3), V, Scopus=3)
  • Agmon M, Zisberg A, Tonkikh O, Sinoff G and Shadmi E. (2016). Anxiety symptoms during hospitalization of elderly are associated with increased risk of post-discharge falls. International Psychogeriatrics 28(6), 951-958. (IF=2.427, R=32/76 in Psychology (Q2) V)
  • Zisberg A, Sinnof G, Agmon M, Tonkikh O, Gur-Yaish N and Shadmi E. (2016). Even a small change can make a big difference: the case of in-hospital cognitive decline and new IADL dependency. Age and Ageing. 2016 Apr 15:afw063. (IF=4.647, R=7/49 in Geriatrics and Gerontology (Q1), V)
  • Agmon M, Armon G. (2016).A cross-sectional study on the association between mobility test performance and personality among older adults. BMC Geriatrics 16:105. (IF=2.655, R=24/49 in Geriatrics and Gerontology (Q2), V)
  • Agmon M, Shochat T and Kizony R. (2016). Sleep quality is associated with walking under dual-task, but not single-task performance. Gait and Posture 49, 127-131. (IF=2.864, R=20/82 in Sport Sciences (Q1), V)
  • Zlotnick C, Finkelstein A, Keinan-Boker L and Agmon M. (2016). A matched case-control study comparing the health status of youth village alumni in Israel to the general population. Health & Social Care in the Community. Accepted (IF=1.914, R=5/41 in Social Work (Q1), V)
  • Agmon M, Saa’r A, Araten T. (2016).The Person in the Disabled Body Perception of “Self” in Young Israelis with Disability. International Journal for Equity in Health. In Press. (IF=2.552, R= 24/153 in Public Environmental & Occupational Health (Q1), V)
  • Levin H, Gur-Yaish N, Agmon M, Gil E, Rand D, King B, Zisberg A. (2016). Development and psychometric testing of a measure of older adult patients' attitudes towards mobility during hospitalization (ATM-H). Geriatric Nursing. In Press. (IF=1.238, R=61/116 in Nursing (Q3), V)
  • Agmon M, Lavie L and Doumas M. (2016). The association between hearing loss, postural control, and mobility in older adults: a systematic review. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. Accepted. (IF=1.895, R=22/43 in Otorhinolaryngology (Q2), (Speech and Hearing Q1 - SJR), V)
  •  Agmon M, Zisberg A, Gill E, Rand D, Gur-Yaish N, Azriel, M. (2016). The association between 900 steps a day and functional decline in older hospitalized patients. JAMA internal medicine.(IF=14.063, R=6/155 Medicine, General and Internal (Q1), V)