2014-15

Adams R, Jones A, Lefmann S, Sheppard 2015 Service Level Decision-Making in Rural Physiotherapy. Development of Conceptual Models. Physiotherapy Research International.

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Adams R, Jones A, Lefmann S, Sheppard. 2015 Decision making about rural physiotherapy service provision varies with sector, size and rurality. The Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences. Vol 13 No 2 

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Adams R, Jones A, Lefmann S, Sheppard. Rationing is a reality in rural physiotherapy; a qualitative exploration of service level decision-making. BMC Health Services Research. (In press)

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Arnold JB, Mackintosh S, Olds TS, Jones S, Thewlis D 2015. Improvements in knee biomechanics during walking are associated with increased physical activity after total knee arthroplasty. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 33(12):1818-25  

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Atlas A, Grimmer K, Kennedy K. 2015 Early indications that low mental quality of life scores in recently unwell older people predict downstream functional decline. Clinical Interventions in Ageing
2015:10 703-712.

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Baldwin C, Bersten A. Myopathic characteristics in septic mechanically ventilated patients. Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care. Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition & Metabolic Care, 18(3), 240-247.

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Banwell H, Thewlis D, Mackintosh S. 2015. Adults with flexible pes planus and the approach to the prescription of customised foot orthoses in clinical practice; a clinical records audit. The Foot volume 25, Issue 2, June 2015, Pages 101-109.

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Beaton K, McEvoy C, Grimmer K. 2015. Identifying indicators of early functional decline in community-dwelling older people. A review. Geriatrics Gerontology. 2015 15: 133-140.

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Bennett L, Luker J, English C, Hillier S. Stroke survivors’ perspectives on two novel models of inpatient rehabilitation: seven-day a week individual therapy or five-day a week circuit class therapy. Disability and rehabilitation. 2015 Oct 27:1-0.  

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Bernhardt J, English C, Johnson L, Cumming T. Early mobilization after stroke. Early Adoption but Limited Evidence. Stroke AHA. DOI:10.1161/STROKEAHA.114.007434

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Bradnam L, Graetz J, McDonnell M, Ridding M. 2015. Anodal transcranial direct current simulation to the cerebellum improves handwriting and cyclic drawing kinematics in focal hand dystonia. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. May 2015 Volume 9 Article 286.

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Brink Y, Louw Q, Grimmer K, Jordaan E 2015. The relationship between sitting posture and seated-related upper quadrant musculoskeletal pain in computing South African adolescents: A prospective study. Manual therapy. 

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Brown MP, Bezak E, Allen BJ 2015. The potential complementary role of targeted alpha therapy in the management of metastatic melanoma. Melanoma Management, 2(4):353-66.  

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Butcher R, Gaggini R, Thoirs K. 2015. Does Wearing a Real-Time Visual Dosimeter Reduce the Personal Radiation Dose for Interventional Radiology Nurses? An Observational Comparative Study. Journal of Radiology Nursing. Vol. 34 Issue 3. Pp 137-142.

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Childs J, Thoirs K, Esterman A. 2015. Computed tomography volume measurements of the liver using a liver segmentation and analysis package: an intra- and inter-rater reliability study. Journal of Biomedical Graphics and Computing. Vol. 5. No 2 pp 17-22.

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Co J, Mejia M, Dizon JM. The Evidence of Effectiveness of Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy versus Two Dimensional Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma: Meta-Analysis and a Systematic Review of the Literature. Head and Neck. DOI: 10.1002/hed.23977 

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Delany C, Fryer C, van Kessel G 2015. An ethical approach to health promotion in physiotherapy practice. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 26(3), 255-262.

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Ducat W, Kumar s. 2015. A systematic review of professional supervision experiences and effects for allied health practitioners working in non-metropolitan health care settings. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare. 2015:8 397-407.

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Ducat W, Martin P, Kumar S, Burge V, Abernathy L. 2015. Oceans apart yet connected: Findings from a qualitative study on professional supervision in rural and remote allied health services. The Australian Journal of Rural Health.

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Eads J, Mosley GL, Hillier S. 2015. Non-informative vision enhances tactile acuity: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Neuropsychologia.  2015 Jun 9;75:179-185. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2015.06.006.

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English C, Bernhardt J, Crotty M, Esterman A, Segal L, Hillier S. 2015 Circuit class therapy or seven-day week therapy for increasing rehabilitation intensity of therapy after stroke (CIRCUIT): a randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Stroke. doi: 10.1111/ijs.12470.

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Firfirey N, Grimmer K, van Niekerk S-M , Louw Q (In Press). Measuring distress in South African children during burns dressing changes. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice.

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Galea SL, Lee M,  English C, Ada L. 2015 Sedentary Versus active behaviour in people after stroke. Physical Therapy Reviews. Vol 20:1-7 

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Gambito ED, Gonzalez-Suarez CB, Grimmer KA, Valdecañas CM, Dizon JM, Beredo ME, Zamora MT, 2015. Updating contextualized clinical practice guidelines on stroke rehabilitation and low back pain management using a novel assessment framework that standardizes decisions. BMC Research Notes, 8:643. DOI 10.1186/s13104-015-1588-8. 

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Gibbs D, Boshoff K, Stanley M. 2015 Becoming the parent of a preterm infant: A meta-ethnographic synthesis. British Journal of Occupational Therapy.1-13

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Gomersall S, Norton K, Maher C, English C. 2015 In search of lost time: When people undertake a new exercise program, where does the time come from? A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. Volume 18, Issue 1, Pages 43–48 

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Gonzales-Suarez C, Lee-Pineda K, Caralipio N, Grimmer K, Sibug E, Velasco Z. 2015 Is What Filipino Children Eat Between Meals Associated with Body Mass Index. Vol 27(2)NP650-NP661.

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Gonzalez-Suarez C, Dizon R, Grimmer K, Estrada M, Liao L, Malleta A, Tan M,  Marfil V, Versales C, Suarez J, So K, Uyehara E.  Protocol for audit of current Filipino practice in rehabilitation of stroke inpatients. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare.   J Multidiscip Healthc. 2015 Mar 2;8:127-38. doi: 10.2147/JMDH.S61813. eCollection 2015 

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Gonzalez-Suarez CB, Grimmer K, Alipio I, Anota-Canencia EG, Santos-Carpio ML, Dizon JM, Liao L, Cabrera JT, Martinez R, Beredo E, Valdecanas C 2015. Stroke Rehabilitation in the Philippines: An Audit Study. Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development, 26(3):44-67. 

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Gonzalez-Suraez M, Dones V, Grimmer-Somers K, Thoirs K, Milanese S, Atlas A. Radial nerve measurements in non-symptomatic upper extremities of Filipinos: A cross sectional studyMuscle and Nerve 2015 Jan 17. doi: 10.1002/mus.24574. 

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Grimmer K, Kay D, Foot J, Pastakia K 2015. Consumer views about aging-in-place. Clinical interventions in aging, 10:1803.   

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Grimmer K, Kennedy K, Milanese S, Price K, Kay D. 2015. The Australian 75+ Health Assessment: could it detect early functional decline better? CSIRO Publishing. Australian Health Review.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AH15011.    

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Grimmer K, Milanese S, Morris J, Fletcher W, Kim S (In Press). Physiotherapy practice: opportunities for international collaboration on workforce reforms, policy and research. Physiotherapy Research International. 

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Hellmanns K, McBean K, Thoirs K 2015. Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the measurement of whole body muscle mass: A comparison of interval gap methods. Radiography, 21(1):e35-39.  Abstract

Hillier S, Maarten I, Dominic T. 2015. Assessing Proprioception A Systematic Review of Possibilities. Neurorehabilitation and neural repair. 1-17: 1545968315573055. Abstract

Hillier S, Worley A. 2015 The Effectiveness of Feldenkrais method; a systematic review of the evidence. Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Vol 2015 Article ID 752160 12 pages. Abstract

Hills C, Boshoff K, Gilbert-Hunt S, Ryan S, Smith DR 2015. The Future in Their Hands: The Perceptions of Practice Educators on the Strengths and Challenges of “Generation Y” Occupational Therapy Students. The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy. Sep 22;3(4):6.  Abstract

Hodgson C, Stiller K, Needham D, Tipping C, Harrold M, Baldwin C, Bradley S, Berney S, Caruana R, Elliott D, Green M, Haines K, Higgins A, Kaukonen K, Leditschke I, Nichels M, Paratz J, Patman S, Skinner E, Young P, Zanni J, Denehy L, Webb S. Expert consensus and recommendations on safety criteria for active mobilization of mechanically ventilated critically ill adults.Critical Care. Hodgson et al. Critical Care (2014) 18:658DOI 10.1186/s13054-014-0658-y Abstract

Howard V, McDonnell M. 2015. Physical Activity in Primary Stroke Prevention. Just Do It! 
Stroke. 2015; 46:1735-1739. Abstract

Karukunchit U, Puntumetakul R, Swangnetr M, Boucaut R. Prevalence and risk factor analysis of lower extremity abnormal alignment characteristics among rice farmers.  Patient Preference and Adherence. 2015:9 785-795. Abstract

Kumar S, Anuar MS, Abdullah SN, Han BL. 2015. Quality health care in Brunei Darussalam: The growing impact of allied health professions. Brunei International Medical Journal, 11(4):173-181.  

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Kumar S, Lehmann T. 2015. Clinical supervision of allied health professionals in country South Australia: A mixed methods pilot study. The Australian Journal of Rural Health.

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Lawal I, Hillier S, Hamzat T, Rhoda A. 2015. Effectiveness of a structured circuit class therapy model in stroke rehabilitation; a protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMC Neurology. 2015, 15:88.

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Lewis LK, Wong SC, Wiles LK, McEvoy MP 2015. Diminishing Effect Sizes with Repeated Exposure to Evidence-Based Practice Training in Entry-Level Health Professional Students: A Longitudinal Study. Physiotherapy Canada, 8:1-8.  

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Lizarondo K, Turnbull C, Kroon T, Grimmer K, Bell A, Kumar S, McEvoy M, Milanese S, Russell M, Sheppard L, Walters J, Wiles L. 2015.  Allied Health: Integral to transforming health. CSIRO Publishing. Australian Health Review. 

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Luker J, Bernhardsson S, Lynch E, Murray C, Hill O, Bernhardt J. 2015. Carers’ experiences, needs and preferences during inpatient stroke rehabilitation: a protocol for a systematic review of qualitative studies.  2015 4:108.

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Luker J, Lynch E, Bernhardsson S, Bennett S, Bernhardt J. 2015 Stroke survivors’ experiences of physical rehabilitation ; a systematic review of qualitative studies. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  2015 Apr 3. pii: S0003-9993(15)00290-7. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2015.03.017. [Epub ahead of print].

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Luker, J, Bernhardt J, Grimmer K, Edwards I.  A Qualitative Exploration of Discharge Destination as an Outcome or a Driver of Acute Stroke Care.  BMC Health Services Research. 2014 14:193

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Lynch EA, Luker J, Cadilhac D, Hillier S. Rehabilitation assessments for patients with stroke in Australian hospitals do not always reflect the patients' rehabilitation requirements. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. (In press)  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2014.12.009

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Lynch EA, Luker JA, Cadilhac DA, Hillier SL 2015. Inequities in access to rehabilitation: exploring how acute stroke unit clinicians decide who to refer to rehabilitation. Disability and Rehabilitation. 27:1-0.  

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MacDonnell M, Hillier S. 2015. Vestibular rehabilitation for unilateral peripheral vestibular dysfunction (Review). The Cochrane Library 2015, Issue 1.

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Machingaidze S, Kredo T, Louw Q, Young T, Grimmer K. South African Guidelines Excellence (SAGE): Clinical Practice Guidelines – quality and credibility. SAMJ. EDITORIAL. September 2015, Vol. 105, No.9

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Machingaidze S, Zani B, Grimmer K et al. (In Press). Quality and Reporting Standards of Clinical Practice Guidelines in use in Primary Care in South Africa.  Journal Clinical Epidemiology.  Accepted March 2015

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Machotka Z., Perraton L., Grimmer K. 2015. Clinical Guidelines in Sports Medicine: Am I Reading a Guideline or a Consneus Statement: What’s the Difference? Does it Matter?The Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice. Vol. 13 No1. 

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Martin P, Kumar S, Lizarondo L, VanErp A. 2015. Enablers of and barriers to high quality clinical supervision among occupational therapists across Queensland in Australia: findings from a qualitative study. BMC Health Services Research.  2015 15:413.

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McDonnell M, Hillier S, Opie G, Nowosilskyj M, Haberfield M, Todd G. 2015. Continuous passive movement does not influence motor maps in healthy adults. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 
April 2015. Volume 9 Article 230.

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McDonnell MN, Koblar S, Ward NS, Rothwell JC, Hordacre B, Ridding MC 2015 . An investigation of cortical neuroplasticity following stroke in adults: is there evidence for a critical window for rehabilitation? BMC neurology, 15(1):109. DOI 10.1186/s12883-015-0356-7  

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McEvoy C, Wiles L, Bernhardsson S, Grimmer K. 2015. Triage for patients with Spinal Complaints: A systematic review of the literature. Physiotherapy Research International.

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Mine K, Nakayama T, Milanese S, Grimmer K (In Press). Acute effects of stretching on maximal muscle strength and functional performance: A systematic review of Japanese-language randomised controlled trials. Manual therapy.

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Mine K, Nakayama T, Milanese S, Grimmer K (In Press). Effects of microwave diathermy on signs and symptoms of delayed onset muscle soreness: A systematic review of Japanese-language primary studies. Physical Therapy Reviews. 

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Morris J, Vine K, Grimmer K. 2015. Evaluation of performance quality of an advanced scope physiotherapy role in a hospital emergency department.  Patient Related Outcome Measures. 2015:6 191-203.

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Morris LD, Louw QA, Grimmer KA; Spottiswoode B, Meinjies E (In Press). Virtual reality exposure therapy as treatment for pain catastrophizing in fibromyalgia patients: A proof-of-concept study. The Journal of Physical Therapy Science. accepted July 2015

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Murray C, Turpin M, Edwards I, Jones M. 2015. A qualitative meta-synthesis about challenges experienced in occupational therapy practice. British Journal of Occupational Therapy.
September 2015 vol. 78 no. 9 534-546.

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Odunaiya N, Grimmer K, Louw Q. 2015. High prevalence and clustering of modifiable CVD risk factors among rural adolescents in southwest Nigeria: implication for grass root prevention. BMC Public Health. 15:66.

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Odunaiya NA, Louw QA, Grimmer KA 2015. Are lifestyle cardiovascular disease risk factors associated with pre-hypertension in 15–18 years rural Nigerian youth? A cross sectional study. BMC cardiovascular disorders, 15(1):144. doi:10.1186/s12872-015-0134-x   

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Ortin TS, Mejia M, Dizon JM, Grimmer KA, Gonzalez-Suarez CB,  Bacorro W, Co J, Caguioa P, Calma C, Regala E, Baldivia K, Yolo R, Morales K, Sanchez J, Malilay R, Tabangay-Lim MI, Que J, Bautista J.  2014. Clinical Audit of Breast Cancer Care at the Benavides Cancer Institute, University of Santo Tomas Hospital, Manila, Philippines. Part 1, methods and tools.  Clinical Audit. 2015:7 1-12

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Osborne B, Parange N, Thoirs K. 2015. The effectiveness of the use of high fidelity simulators in obstetric ultrasound training: A systematic review. Australasian Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. August 2015 18 (3) pp.101-105

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Perraton L, Machotka Z, Gibbs C, Mahar C, Grimmer K (In Press). Embedding evidence-based practice education into a post-graduate physiotherapy program: Reflecting on eight years’ pre-post course evaluations. PRI accepted June 2015

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Perraton L, Machotka Z, Gibbs C, Mahar C, Grimmer K (In Press). Evidence based practice intentions following an intensive education program, and long-term behaviours. PRI. accepted July 2015 - Abstract currently unavailable. 

 

Prynor LN, Baldwin CE, Ward EC, Cornwell PL, O’Connor SN, Chapman MJ, Bersten AD (In press). Tracheostomy tube type and inner cannula selection impacts pressure and resistance to airflow.  Respiratory Care.

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Puntumetakul R, Suvarnnato T, Werasirirat P, Uthaikhup S, Yamauchi J, Boucaut R.  Acute effects of a single multiple level thoracic manipulations on chronic mechanical neck pain: a randomized controlled trial. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment. 2015:11 137-144.

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Reznik J, Milanese S, Gordon S, Lamont A, Galea M.  2015. Prevalence of Neurogenic Heterotopic Ossification in Traumatic Head – and Spinal-Injured Patients Admitted to a Tertiary Referral Hospital in Australia. Health Care Manager. January/March 2015 Volume 34 Issue 1 p54-61.

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Singla M, Jones, M, Edwards I, Kumar S. 2015. Physiotherapists’ assessment of patients’ psychosocial status: Are we standing on thin ice? A qualitative descriptive study. Manual Therapy (2015) 328-334

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Thomas S, Mackintosh S. 2014 Use of the Theoretical Domains Framework to Develop an Intervention to Improve Physical Therapist Management of the Risk of Falls after Discharge. Physical Therapy. Vol 94:11 1660-1675m 

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Thomas S, Makcintosh S 2015. Improvement of physiotherapist assessment of falls risk in hospital and discharge handover through an intervention to modify clinical behaviour. Physical Therapy. doi: 10.2522/​ptj.20150215  

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van Kessel G, MacDougall C, Gibbs L (In Press). Public testimony as a source of naturally occurring data: An ethical and rigorous approach to investigating resilience in the face of a natural disaster. SAGE Research Methods - Abstract currently unavailable.

 

van Kessel G, MacDougall C, Gibbs L (In Press). The process of rebuilding human resilience in the face of the experience of a natural disaster: a multisystem model. International Journal of Emergency Mental Health.

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van Kessel, G, Gibbs, L & MacDougall, C 2015 ‘Strategies to enhance resilience post natural disaster: A qualitative study of experiences with Australian floods and fires’ Journal of Public Health, vol 37 (2), pp. 328-336 doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdu051.  

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Van Niekerk S-M, Louw Q, Grimmer K (In Press). Does the prototype ‘Dynamic’ chair facilitate more postural changes in computing adolescents compared to a normal school chair? Work. accepted Nov 2015 - Abstract currently unavailable.

 

Weeks S, Atlas A.  2015. Clinical audit for occupational therapy intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder: sampling steps and sample size calculation.  BMC Research Notes. 2015, 8:282.

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Widago I, Pratt N, Russell M, Roughead L. How common is frailty in older Australians? Australian Journal on Ageing (In press)

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Williams B, Brown T, McKenna L, Palermo C, Morgan P, Nestel D, Brightwell R, Gilbert-Hunt S, Stagnitti K, Olaussen A, Wright C 2015. Student empathy levels across 12 medical and health professions: an interventional study. Journal of Compassionate Health Care, 2(1). DOI 10.1186/s40639-015-0013-4  

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Wolf SL, Kwakkel G, Bayley M, McDonnell MN, Upper Extremity Stroke Algorithm Working Group 2015. Best practice for arm recovery post stroke: an international application. Physiotherapy. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2015.08.007  

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BOOK CHAPTERS:

Magarey M, Jones M, Baida S. 2015. Motor control of the shoulder region. In: Fernandez de Las Penas, c, Cleland J, Dommerholt J. (eds) Manual Therapy for Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes of the Upper and Loweer Quadrants: An Evidence and Clinical-informed Approach. Chapter 32, 358-372. (No text/ Book)

Murray C, Stanley M. 2015. Meta-synthesis de-mystified: connecting islands of knowledge.  Chapter in book: Qualitative research methodologies for occupational science and therapy.  Taylor & Francis, Melbourne. Victoria. P174-189 (No text/ Book)

Nayar, S., & Stanley, M. (Eds.) (2015). Qualitative research methodologies for occupational science and therapy. London: Routledge.  (No online text)   

Rothmore R, Boucaut R. Chapter 9.  Occupational Health and Safety. In Management and Leadership – A Guide to Clinical Professionals. Patole S. Editor. (No text/ Book)

Sellar B. “Interrogating power and reason: Critical theory and philosophy” in Nayar S & Stnaley M (eds) Qualitative Research Methodologies for Occupational Science and Therapy. Routledge Oxon, pp 208-224. (No text/ book)

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