Rose Martini

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PURPOSE This commentary draws on a recent workshop hosted by the Canadian Children's Rehabilitation Research Network that brought together stakeholders to critically examine assumptions embedded in children's rehabilitation in order to advance current debates and suggest areas for further inquiry. METHOD Six issues are discussed: (1) the wisdom of(More)
Occupational therapy is now consistently described as a profession concerned with enabling occupation. A crucial step in enabling occupation is understanding the occupational performance of our clients. Dynamic Performance Analysis (DPA) is a new approach to occupational analysis that focuses on the client's actual performance. DPA, acknowledging that(More)
The purpose of this research was to examine whether children would benefit from a feedforward self-modeling (FSM) video and to explore possible explanatory mechanisms for the potential benefits, using a self-regulation framework. To this end, children were involved in learning two five-skill trampoline routines. For one of the routines, a FSM video was(More)
PURPOSE The performance quality rating scale (PQRS) is an observational measure of performance quality of client-selected, personally meaningful activities. It has been used inconsistently with different scoring systems, and there have been no formal publications on its psychometric properties. The purpose of this study was to test and compare the(More)
BACKGROUND Parent-report measures, such as the Developmental Coordination Disorder Questionnaire'07 (DCDQ'07), are used to identify developmental coordination disorder (DCD) in children. Early identification of this condition is important to mitigate its social-emotional and health consequences. Unfortunately, few French-language assessments are available(More)
BACKGROUND Children with autism exhibit difficulties with social interaction and communication skills, and they present with restricted interests and stereotyped patterns of behaviour that affect their daily lives. Floor time play (FTP) is an intervention approach that addresses these issues; however, there are few published studies on its effectiveness. (More)
OBJECTIVE To create evidence-based guidelines evaluating foot care interventions for the management of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). DATA SOURCES An electronic literature search of the following databases from database inception to May 2015 was conducted: MEDLINE (Ovid), EMBASE (Ovid), Cochrane CENTRAL, and clinicaltrials.gov. STUDY SELECTION The(More)
The ability to perform movement imagery has been shown to influence motor performance and learning in sports and rehabilitation. Self-report questionnaires have been developed to assess movement imagery ability in adults, such as the Movement Imagery Questionnaire 3 (MIQ-3); however, there is a dearth of developmentally appropriate measures for use with(More)
Although the term self-regulation is appearing more frequently in the occupational therapy literature, the extent to which it is consistently conceptualized is not clear. The aim of this scoping review was to examine how the term self-regulation is used by occupational therapists in research and practice literature. A total of 58 publications that included(More)