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  • Imms, C. Adair, B., Keen, D., Ullenhag, A., Rosenbaum, P. & Granlund, M. (2015). ‘Participation’: A systematic review of language, definitions and constructs used in intervention research with children with disabilities. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. DOI: 10.1111/dmcn.12932
  • Imms, C. Mathews, S., Nicola-Richmond, K., Law, M. & Ullenhag, A. (2015). Optimising leisure participation: A pilot intervention study for adolescents with physical impairments. Disability & Rehabilitation. DOI: 10.3109/09638288.2015.1068876
  • Adair, B., Ullenhag, A. Keen, D. Granlund, M. & Imms, C. (2015). The effect of interventions aimed at improving participation outcomes for children with impairments: A systematic review. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. DOI: 10.1111/dmcn.12809
  • Davey, H.; Imms, C.; Fossey, E. (2015). Our child’s significant disability shapes our lives: Experiences of family social participation. Disability and Rehabilitation DOI:10.3109/09638288.2015.1019013
  • Law, M., Anaby, D., Imms, C., Teplicky, R. & Turner, L. (2015). Improving the participation of youth with physical disability in community activities: An interrupted time series design. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 62(2), 105-115.  DOI: 10.1111/1440-1630.12177
  • Axelsson, A. K., Imms, C. and Wilder, J., (2014) Strategies that facilitate participation in family activities of children and adolescents with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities: parents’ and personal assistants’ experiences. Disability and Rehabilitation, 36(25), 2169-2177
  • Shields, N., King, M., Black, M., Imms, C. (2013), Is Participation among children with intellectual disabilities in outside school activities similar to their typically developing peers? A systematic review. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 17(1), 64-71
  • King, M., Shields, N., Imms, C., Black, M., Ardern, C., (2013). Participation of children with intellectual disability compared with typically developing children. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 34 1854-1862
  • McMullen, S.A., Chin, R., Froude, E. & Imms, C. (2012). A prospective study of recreational participation patterns of Grade 6 and Year 8 students in Victoria, Australia. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal. 59, 197-208
  • Cussens, A., Howie, L. & Imms, C. (2012). Looking to the future: Adolescents with cerebral palsy talk about their aspirations – A narrative study. Disability & Rehabilitation, 34(24) 2103-2110. DOI: 10.3109/09638288.2012.672540
  • Imms, C., Reilly, S., Carlin, J., & Dodd, K. J. (2009). Characteristics influencing participation of Australian children with cerebral palsy. Disability and Rehabilitation, 31(26), 2204-2215
  • Imms, C., Reilly, S., Carlin, J., & Dodd, K. (2008). Diversity of participation in children with cerebral palsy. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 50(5), 363-369
  • Imms, C. (2008a). Children with cerebral palsy participate: a review of the literature. Disability and Rehabilitation, 30(24), 1867-1884
  • Imms, C. (2008b). Review of the Children's Assessment of Participation and Enjoyment and the Preferences for Activity of Children. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Paediatrics, 28(4), 389-404
  • Miller, L., Ziviani, J., Ware, R.S., & Boyd, R.N. (in press, 2015). Does context matter? Mastery motivation and therapy engagement during two different goal-directed upper limb interventions for children with unilateral cerebral palsy. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics
  • Imms,C.,Novak,I., Kerr,C., Shields, N., Randall, M., Harvey, A., Graham, H.K., Reddihough, D. (2015) Improving Allied Health Professionals research implementation behaviours for children with cerebral palsy: Protocol for a before and after study. Implementation Science, 10(1), 16. DOI 10.1186/s13012-014-0202-0
  • Sakzewski, L., Miller, L., Ziviani, J., Abbott, D., Rose, S., Macdonell, R.A., & Boyd, R.N. (2015). Randomized trial of upper limb intensive group versus individualized occupational therapy for children with unilateral cerebral palsy. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. Advance online publication
  • Radia George, C., Imms, C., Taylor, N. (2014) Inter-rater reliability and clinical utility of the Personal Care Participation Assessment and Resource Tool (PC-PART). American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 68(3), 334-343
  • Randall, M., Imms, C., Carey, L.M., Pallant, J. (2014). Rasch analysis of the Melbourne Assessment of Unilateral Upper Limb Function. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 56(7), 665-672
  • Miller, L., Ziviani, J., Ware, R.S., & Boyd, R.N. (2014). Mastery motivation: A way of understanding therapy outcomes for children with hemiplegia. Disability and Rehabilitation. Advance online publication
  • Miller, L., Ziviani, J., Ware, R. S., & Boyd, R. N. (2014). Mastery motivation as a predictor of occupational performance following upper limb intervention for school-aged children with congenital hemiplegia Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 56, 976-983. doi:10.111/dmcn.12471
  • Miller, L., Ziviani, J., Ware, R. S., & Boyd, R. N. (2014). Mastery motivation in children with congenital hemiplegia: Individual and environmental associations. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 56, 267-274. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.12356
  • Miller, L., Marnane, K., Ziviani, J., & Boyd, R. N. (2014). The Dimensions of Mastery Questionnaire in school-aged children with congenital hemiplegia: Test-retest reproducibility and parent-child concordance. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Paediatrics, 34, 168-184. doi: doi:10.3109/01942638.2013.806978
  • Miller, L., Ziviani, J., & Boyd, R. N. (2014). A systematic review of clinimetric properties of measurements of motivation for children aged 5-16 years with a physical disability or motor delay. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Paediatrics, 34, 90-111. doi:10.3109/01942638.2013.77-1720
  • Greaves, S., Imms, C., Dodd, K., & Krumlinde-Sundholm, L. (2013). Development of the Mini-Assisting Hand Assessment: Evidence for content and internal scale validity. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 55(11), 1030-1037
  • Hoare, B., Imms, C., Villanueva, E., Rawicki, H. B. Matyas, T. & Carey, L. (2013). Intensive therapy following upper limb botulinum toxin A injection in young children with unilateral cerebral palsy: A randomized trial. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 55(3), 238-247
  • Boyd, R. N., Ziviani, J., Sakzewski, L., Miller, L., Bowden, J., Cunnington, R., Rose, S. et al. (2013). COMBIT: Protocol of a randomised comparison trial of COMbined modified constraint induced movement therapy and bimanual intensive training with distributed model of standard upper limb rehabilitation in children with congenital hemiplegia. BMC Neurology, 13, 68. doi: 10.1186/1471-2377-13-68
  • Hoare, B. J., Wallen, M. A., Imms, C., Villanueva, E., Rawicki, H. B., & Carey, L. (2010). Botulinum toxin A as an adjunct to treatment in the management of the upper limb in children with spastic cerebral palsy (UPDATE). Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews(1), CD003469
  • Hoare, B., Imms, C., Carey, L., & Rawicki, H. B. (2010). Modified constraint induced movement therapy or conventional occupational therapy following injection of Botulinum toxin-A to improve bimanual performance in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy: A randomised controlled trial methods paper. BMC Neurology,10:58
  • lesch, C. A., Greaves, S., Imms, C., Reid, S. M., & Graham, H. K. (2009). Repeat botulinum toxin-A injections in the upper limb of children with hemiplegia: a randomized controlled trial. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. Nominated as the 10th most influential paper in 2010 by the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
  • Smits-Engelsman, B., Magalhaes, L., Oliveira, M., & Wilson, P.H.. (2015). DCD research:  How are we moving along? Human Movement Science, 42, 289-292
  • Ferguson, G.D., Wilson, P.H., & Smits-Engelsman, B. (2015). The influence of task paradigm on motor imagery ability in children with Developmental Coordination Disorder. Human Movement Science, 44, 81-90
  • Ruddock, S., Piek, J. Sugden, D., Morris, S., Hyde, C., Caeyenberghs, K., & Wilson, P.H. (2015). Coupling online control and inhibitory systems in children with Developmental Coordination Disorder: Goal-directed reaching. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 36, 244-255
  • Adams, I.L.J., Lust, J.M., Wilson, P.H., & Steenbergen, B. (2014). Compromised motor control in children with DCD—A deficit in the internal model? A systematic review. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 47, 225-244
  • Smits-Engelsman, B.C.M., Blank, R., van der Kaay, A-C., Mosterd-van der Meijs, R., Vlugt-van den Brand, E., Polatajko, H.J., & Wilson, P.H. (2013). Efficacy of interventions to improve motor performance in children with Developmental Coordination Disorder: A combined systematic review and meta-analysis. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 55(3), 229-237
  • Smits-Engelsman, B.C.M. & Wilson, P.H. (2013). Noise, variability, and motor performance in developmental coordination disorder. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 55(4), 69-72
  • Blank, R., Smits-Engelsman, B., Polatajko, H., & Wilson, P.H. (2012). European Academy for Childhood Disability (EACD): Recommendations on the definition, diagnosis and intervention of developmental coordination disorder (long version). Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 54 (1), 54-93
  • Hyde, C. & Wilson, P.H. (2013). Impaired online control in children with DCD reflects developmental immaturity. Developmental Neuropsychology, 38(2), 81-97
  • Caeyenberghs, K., Wilson, P.H., van Roon, D., Swinnen, S.P., Smits-Engelsman, B.C.M. (2009). Increasing convergence between imagined and executed movement across development: Evidence for the emergence of movement representations. Developmental Science, 12(3), 474-483
  • Williams, J., Thomas, P.R., Maruff, P., & Wilson, P.H. (2008). The link between motor impairment level and motor imagery ability in children with Developmental Coordination Disorder. Human Movement Science, 27, 270-285
  • Williams, J., Wilson, P.H., Thomas, P.R., Maruff, P., & Butson, M. (2006). Motor, visual and egocentric transformations in children with Developmental Coordination Disorder. Child: Care, Health, and Development, 32, 633-648
  • Maruff, P., Wilson, P.H., DeFazio, J., Cerritelli, B., Hedt, A. & Currie, J. (1999). Asymmetries between dominant and non-dominant hands in real and imagined motor task performance. Neuropsychologia, 37(3), 379-384
  • Wilson, P.H. & McKenzie, B.E. (1998). Information processing deficits associated with Developmental Coordination Disorder: A meta-analysis of research findings. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 39 (6), 829-840
  • Duckworth, J., Mumford, N., Caeyenberghs, K., Eldridge, R., Mayson, S., Thomas, P.R., Shum, D., Williams, G., & Wilson, P.H. (2015). Resonance: an interactive tabletop artwork for co-located group rehabilitation and play. Springer
  • Mumford, N., Duckworth, J., & Wilson, P. (2015). The application of enhanced virtual environments for co-located childhood movement disorder rehabilitation. In L. Pareto, P. Sharkey, & J. Merrick (Eds). Technology, rehabilitation and empowerment of people with special needs. NY: Nova Science Publishers
  • Green, D. & Wilson, P. (2014). Applications of VR technologies for childhood disability. In T. Weiss (Ed.), Virtual Reality Technologies for Health and Clinical Application. NY: Springer
  • Wilson, P.H. (2014). Neurocognitive processing deficits in children with DCD. In J. Cairney (Ed.), Developmental coordination disorder in children: Consequences and concurrent problems. Toronto: University of Toronto Press
  • Smits-Engelsman, B.C.M., Blank, R., van der Kaay, A-C., Mosterd-van der Meijs, R., Vlugt-van den Brand, E., Polatajko, H.J., & Wilson, P.H. (2013). Efficacy of interventions to improve motor performance in children with Developmental Coordination Disorder: A combined systematic review and meta-analysis. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 55(3), 229-237
  • Duckworth, J., Thomas, P. R., Shum, D., & Wilson, P. H. (2013). Designing co-located tabletop interaction for rehabilitation of brain injury. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 8013(2), 391-400
  • Mumford, N., Duckworth, J., Thomas, P.R., Shum, D., Williams, G., & Wilson, P.H. (2012). Upper limb virtual rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury: A preliminary within-group evaluation of the Elements system. Brain Injury, 26(2), 166-176
  • Mumford, Duckworth, Thomas, Shum, Williams, & Wilson (2010). Upper Limb Virtual Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury: Initial evaluation of the Elements System. Brain Injury, 24, 780-791
  • Green, D. & Wilson, P.H. (2012). Use of virtual reality in rehabilitation of movement in children with hemiplegia: A multiple case study. Disability and Rehabilitation, 34 (7), 593-604
  • Mumford, M. & Wilson, P.H. (2009). Virtual reality in acquired brain injury upper limb rehabilitation: Evidence-based evaluation of clinical research. Brain Injury, 23(3), 179-191
  • Wilson, P.H. (2005). Approaches to Assessment and Treatment of Children with DCD: An evaluative Review. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 46, 806-823