Singapore Institute of Technology

Leng Hsien Shawn Soh

Senior Lecturer (Health sciences)


Keen interest in falls efficacy, psychometrics, clinimetrics and musculoskeletal physiotherapy. A seasoned clinician-educator-researcher who has collaborated with a number of local and international researchers to advance practice and profession.


  • Soh, S.L.H. (Falls efficacy: The self-efficacy concept for falls prevention and management. Frontiers in Psychology. 13:1011285. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.1011285
  • Soh, S.L.H. (2022). Measures of falls efficacy, balance confidence, or balance recovery confidence for perturbation-based balance training. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living. 4: 1025026. DOI: 10.3389/fspor.2022.1025026
  • Soh, S.L.H., Tan, C.W., Xu, T., Yeh, T.T., Abdul Rahman, F., Soon, B., Gleeson, N., & Lane, J. (2022). The Balance Recovery Confidence Scale. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice. DOI: 10.1080/09593985.2022.2135420
  • Soh, S.L.H., Lane, J., Lim, A.Y.H., Mujtaba, M.S., & Tan, C.W. (2022). Interventions and measurement instruments used for falls efficacy in community-dwelling older adults: a systematic review. Journal of Frailty, Sarcopenia, and Falls. 7(3):151-164. DOI: 10.22540/JFSF-07-151
  • Soh, S.L.H., Tan, C.W., Thomas, J.I., Xu T., Ng Y.L., & Lane J. (2021) Falls efficacy: Extending the understanding of self-efficacy in older adults towards managing falls. Journal of Frailty, Sarcopenia and Falls. 6(3):131-138. DOI: 10.22540/JFSF-06-131
  • Soh, S.L.H., Lane, J., Gleeson, N., Xu, T., Abdul Rahman, F., Yeh, T.T., Soon, B., & Tan, C.W. (2021). Validation of a new patient-reported outcome measure of balance recovery confidence (BRC) for community-dwelling older adults: a study protocol. Physical Therapy Reviews, DOI: 10.1080/10833196.2021.1938867
  • Soh, S.L.H., Gilmour, F., Lane, J., Asokan, S., Woan, K.L., & Tan, C.W. (2021). Constructing a measure of balance recovery confidence for older persons: content themes from different stakeholders. International Practice Development Journal.11;1(9).DOI: 10.19043/ipdj.111.009
  • Soh, S.L.H., Lane J., Soon B., Yeh T.T., & Tan C.W. (2021) Near-falls in Singapore community-dwelling older adults: a feasibility study. Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 7;25. DOI: 10.1186/s40814-020-00748-1
  • Soh, S.L.H., Lane J., Xu T.T.M., Gleeson N., & Tan C.W. (2021) Falls efficacy instruments for community-dwelling older adults: a COSMIN-based systematic review. BMC Geriatrics. 21;21. DOI: 10.1186/s12877-020-01960-7
  • Soh, S.L.H., Lane J., & Tan C.W. (2020) Researcher as instrument: A critical reflection using nominal group technique for content development of a new patient-reported outcome measure. International Practice Development Journal. 10;2(10).DOI: 10.19043/ipdj.102.010
  • Liaw, S.Y., Wu L.T., Soh, S.L.H., Ringsted, C., Lau T.C., & Lim, W.S. (2020) Virtual reality simulation in interprofessional round training for health care students: A qualitative evaluation study. Clinical Simulation in Nursing. 45:42-46 DOI: 10.1016/j.ecns.2020.03.013
  • Soh S.L.H., Tan C.W, Lane J., Gleeson N., Xu T. (2019) 90 Falls efficacy related instruments for community-dwelling older adults - Development and content validity: A COSMIN-based systematic review. Age and Ageing 48(Supplement_4):iv18-iv27. DOI: 10.1093/ageing/afz164.90
  • Liaw, S.Y., Wu L.T., Wong, L.F., Soh, S.L.H., Chow, Y.L., Ringsted, C., Lau, T.C., & Lim, W.S. (2019) "Getting Everyone on the Same Page": Interprofessional team training to develop shared mental models on interprofessional rounds. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 34;23:2912-2917.
  • Liaw, S.Y., Soh S.L.H., Tan K.K., Wu L.T., Yap J., Chow Y.L., Lau T.C., Lim W.S., Tan S.C., Choo H., Wong L.L., Lim S.M., Ignacio J., & Wong L.F. (2019) Design and evaluation of a 3D virtual environment for collaborative learning in interprofessional team care delivery. Nurse Education Today. 81; 64-71.
  • Lim, E.P.A. and Soh, S.L.H. (2017). Can physiotherapy standardised patient program be a comparable substitute for the traditional clinical education model in the early phase of clinical training? Transaction of ISATE 2017. 836-846

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