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The effects of changing head position and posture on head tremor in individuals with essential tremor involving the head
Objective: To determine the effects of head position and of different postural control demands on head tremor measures in participants with essential tremor. Methods: Seventeen participants with essential tremor (ET) ...
Reports relating to my graduate studies
Test-Retest Reliability of Decomposition-Based Quantitative Electromyography Derived Motor Unit Number Estimates
Establishing a valid, reliable, and objective method for determining the number of functioning motor units in a muscle is important clinically, as it would provide a quantitative means of documenting changes in neuromuscular ...
Surface Electromyography of the Pelvic Floor Musculature: Reliability and Validity of a Novel Electrode Design
Purpose: Intravaginal probes used for recording electromyography (EMG) from the pelvic floor muscles (PFMs) likely record activity from nearby muscles (crosstalk), and move during functional tasks, causing motion artifact ...
Burnout and Coping Strategies Utilized by Occupational Therapists in Ontario
Introduction: Burnout is a familiar term for today’s health care professionals with emotional, psychological, physical, and social consequences for those who experience it. It leads to job dissatisfaction, low organizational ...
Enabling Healthier Living through Group Empowerment: A Critical Ethnographic Study of Adolescents with Disabilities in the Urban Slums of North India
Given the importance placed on participation and empowerment in global health initiatives, the perspective of young people with disabilities has emerged as a vital field of study. This critical ethnographic study gained ...
The effect of contraction type and intensity, mass loading and visual feedback on wrist tremor in individuals with essential tremor
Objectives: Determine the effect of contraction type and intensity, inertial loading, and visual feedback on various measures of hand tremor in subjects with essential tremor. Methods: Study 1. Twenty-three ET subjects ...
Patterns of Workplace Support: An Exploration of the Experiences of Workers with Mental Health Disabilities
Purpose: To evaluate differences in perceived workplace social support for different disability groups, and to better understand the support experiences of persons with mental health disabilities. Methods: A sequential ...
INTERRATER AND RETEST RELIABILITY OF MULTI-JOINT UPPER LIMB POSITION SENSE IN CHILDREN
The contribution of deficits in limb position sense to the motor impairments of children with cerebral palsy, as well as other neurodevelopmental disorders, is increasingly being recognized. A more complete understanding ...
Community Programs For At-Risk Children and Youth in the KFL&A Health Region: A Scoping Review
A scoping review was used to identify community-based out-of-school programs which employed occupation as a means of intervention to support positive youth development for at-risk children and youth. The purpose of the ...