Sally Bennett

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This systematic review investigated the environmental (physical, economic, socio-cultural and political) correlates of active transportation (AT) among young people aged 5-18 years to better inform the promotion of active living. Greater distance, increasing household income and increasing car ownership are consistently associated with lower rates of AT(More)
BACKGROUND Sensory impairments significantly limit the ability to use the upper limb after stroke. However, little is known about the effects of interventions used to address such impairments. OBJECTIVES To determine the effects of interventions that target upper limb sensory impairment after stroke. SEARCH STRATEGY We searched the Cochrane Stroke Group(More)
As we move into the 21st century, there are increasing demands placed on occupational therapists to ensure their practice is based on sound evidence. Evidence-based practice is an approach to clinical decision making that has gained considerable interest and influence during the last decade. This article describes and explains the process of evidence-based(More)
BACKGROUND Online evidence databases can provide access to high quality evidence at the point of care, making evidence-based practice more achievable. A discipline-specific online bibliographic database called OTseeker ( was designed for use by occupational therapists. The database is free, and contains citations and abstracts of systematic(More)
BACKGROUND There has been widespread acknowledgement of the need to build capacity in knowledge translation however much of the existing work focuses on building capacity amongst researchers rather than with clinicians directly. This paper's aim is to describe a research project for developing a knowledge translation capacity building program for(More)
BACKGROUND It is recognized that people with dementia are likely to need to stop driving at some point following diagnosis. Driving cessation can lead to negative outcomes for people with dementia and their family caregivers (FC), who often experience family conflict and tension throughout the process. Family experiences surrounding driving cessation have(More)
BACKGROUND The impact of dementia on safe driving is well recognized and is generally accepted that all people with dementia are likely to need to cease driving at some stage in the disease process. Both driving and driving cessation can have poor outcomes for people with dementia and their caregivers in terms of health, safety, community access, and(More)