Anne Smith

Summary

Affiliation: Curtin University of Technology
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Rationale, design and methods for a staggered-entry, waitlist controlled clinical trial of the impact of a community-based, family-centred, multidisciplinary program focussed on activity, food and attitude habits (Curtin University's Activity, Food and At
    Leon M Straker
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:471. 2012
  2. pmc Engaging consumers living in remote areas of Western Australia in the self-management of back pain: a prospective cohort study
    Helen Slater
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:69. 2012
  3. pmc Consumers' experiences of back pain in rural Western Australia: access to information and services, and self-management behaviours
    Andrew M Briggs
    Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:357. 2012
  4. pmc Rationale, design and methods for a randomised and controlled trial of the impact of virtual reality games on motor competence, physical activity, and mental health in children with developmental coordination disorder
    Leon M Straker
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:654. 2011
  5. pmc Back and neck pain are related to mental health problems in adolescence
    Clare S Rees
    School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:382. 2011
  6. pmc Rationale, design and methods for a randomised and controlled trial to investigate whether home access to electronic games decreases children's physical activity
    Leon M Straker
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:212. 2009
  7. pmc Fitness, motor competence and body composition as correlates of adolescent neck/shoulder pain: an exploratory cross-sectional study
    Mark C Perry
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:290. 2008
  8. pmc Spinal pain and nutrition in adolescents--an exploratory cross-sectional study
    Mark C Perry
    School of Physiotherapy and Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth WA 6845, Perth, WA, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:138. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Classification of sagittal thoraco-lumbo-pelvic alignment of the adolescent spine in standing and its relationship to low back pain
    Anne Smith
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2101-7. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Identification of modifiable personal factors that predict new-onset low back pain: a prospective study of female nursing students
    Tim Mitchell
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia
    Clin J Pain 26:275-83. 2010

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Publications28

  1. pmc Rationale, design and methods for a staggered-entry, waitlist controlled clinical trial of the impact of a community-based, family-centred, multidisciplinary program focussed on activity, food and attitude habits (Curtin University's Activity, Food and At
    Leon M Straker
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:471. 2012
    ..Reviews have concluded that there is a substantive evidence gap for effective intervention, but physical activity, lifestyle change and family involvement have been identified as promising foci for treatment...
  2. pmc Engaging consumers living in remote areas of Western Australia in the self-management of back pain: a prospective cohort study
    Helen Slater
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:69. 2012
    ..As many areas in WA are geographically isolated and health services are limited, implementing this policy into practice is critical if health outcomes for consumers living in geographically-isolated areas are to be improved...
  3. pmc Consumers' experiences of back pain in rural Western Australia: access to information and services, and self-management behaviours
    Andrew M Briggs
    Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:357. 2012
    ..The objective of this qualitative study was to explore barriers experienced by consumers in rural settings in Western Australia (WA) to accessing information and services and implementing effective self-management behaviours for CLBP...
  4. pmc Rationale, design and methods for a randomised and controlled trial of the impact of virtual reality games on motor competence, physical activity, and mental health in children with developmental coordination disorder
    Leon M Straker
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:654. 2011
    ..VR games are beginning to be used for rehabilitation, however there is no reported trial of the impact of these games on motor coordination in children with developmental coordination disorder...
  5. pmc Back and neck pain are related to mental health problems in adolescence
    Clare S Rees
    School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:382. 2011
    ..This study sought to extend earlier findings by examining the relationship between mental health problems as measured by the Child Behaviour Check List (CBCL) and the experience of back and neck pain in adolescents...
  6. pmc Rationale, design and methods for a randomised and controlled trial to investigate whether home access to electronic games decreases children's physical activity
    Leon M Straker
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:212. 2009
    ..Given that many children play electronic games, a better understanding of the effect of electronic game use on PA is critical to inform child health policy and intervention...
  7. pmc Fitness, motor competence and body composition as correlates of adolescent neck/shoulder pain: an exploratory cross-sectional study
    Mark C Perry
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:290. 2008
    ..Several risk factors for this condition have been investigated, but no studies have previously evaluated associations between fitness, motor competence, body composition and adolescent NSP...
  8. pmc Spinal pain and nutrition in adolescents--an exploratory cross-sectional study
    Mark C Perry
    School of Physiotherapy and Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth WA 6845, Perth, WA, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:138. 2010
    ..The objective of this exploratory cross sectional study was to evaluate associations between diet and adolescent spinal pain...
  9. doi request reprint Classification of sagittal thoraco-lumbo-pelvic alignment of the adolescent spine in standing and its relationship to low back pain
    Anne Smith
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2101-7. 2008
    ..A prospective study of the sagittal standing posture of 766 adolescents...
  10. doi request reprint Identification of modifiable personal factors that predict new-onset low back pain: a prospective study of female nursing students
    Tim Mitchell
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia
    Clin J Pain 26:275-83. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate modifiable personal characteristics that predicted new-onset LBP in nursing students...
  11. pmc Regional differences in lumbar spinal posture and the influence of low back pain
    Tim Mitchell
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Kent St, Bentley, Western Australia, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:152. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine; if there are regional differences in habitual lumbar spine posture and movement, and if these findings are influenced by LBP...
  12. doi request reprint Fitness, motor competence, and body composition are weakly associated with adolescent back pain
    Mark Perry
    Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 39:439-49. 2009
    ..Cross-sectional survey...
  13. doi request reprint Can scapular and humeral head position predict shoulder pain in adolescent swimmers and non-swimmers?
    Leanda McKenna
    Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, School of Physiotherapy, Perth, Australia
    J Sports Sci 30:1767-76. 2012
    ..76, P = 0.035). These variables were not significantly predictive of shoulder pain in non-swimmers. Annual prevalence of shoulder pain was 23.9% in swimmers and 30.8% in non-swimmers (χ(2) = 0.50, P = 0.478)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Investigation of spinal posture signatures and ground reaction forces during landing in elite female gymnasts
    Melanie Wade
    School of Physiotherapy and Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    J Appl Biomech 28:677-86. 2012
    ..8-13.3 times their body weight. These results inform low back pain prevention and management strategies in this population and highlight areas for future research...
  15. doi request reprint The validity and intra-tester reliability of a clinical measure of humeral head position
    Leanda McKenna
    Curtin University of Technology, School of Physiotherapy, G P O Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Man Ther 14:397-403. 2009
    ..Significant differences between the positions of sit neutral and sit with abduction were found (p<0.001). Humeral head palpation in sit abduction demonstrates sufficient validity and reliability for clinical use...
  16. ncbi request reprint Perceived school bag load, duration of carriage, and method of transport to school are associated with spinal pain in adolescents: an observational study
    Clare Haselgrove
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Aust J Physiother 54:193-200. 2008
    ..load of school bags and the prevalence of spinal pain different between male and female adolescents? Is use of school bags related to perceived load of school bags? Are use and perceived load of school bags related to spinal pain?..
  17. ncbi request reprint Investigation of spinal posture signatures and ground reaction forces during landing in elite female gymnasts
    Melanie Wade
    School of Physiotherapy and Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    J Appl Biomech 28:677-86. 2012
    ..8-13.3 times their body weight. These results inform low back pain prevention and management strategies in this population and highlight areas for future research...
  18. doi request reprint Biopsychosocial factors are associated with low back pain in female nursing students: a cross-sectional study
    Tim Mitchell
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:678-88. 2009
    ..Modifiable personal factors which contribute to low back pain have proven difficult to identify, but are thought to play an important role in the biopsychosocial nature of low back pain...
  19. ncbi request reprint Playing-related musculoskeletal problems in children learning instrumental music: the association between problem location and gender, age, and music exposure factors
    Sonia Ranelli
    Curtin University, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Med Probl Perform Art 26:123-39. 2011
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  20. doi request reprint Carer experience of back pain is associated with adolescent back pain experience even when controlling for other carer and family factors
    Peter B O'Sullivan
    Schools of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Clin J Pain 24:226-31. 2008
    ..The study objectives were (1) to determine if adolescent back pain is related to carer back pain; and (2) to examine whether other carer and family factors accounted for any such relationship...
  21. pmc Screen-based media use clusters are related to other activity behaviours and health indicators in adolescents
    Leon Straker
    School of Physiotherapy, Health Sciences, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth 6845, WA, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:1174. 2013
    ..The aim of this paper was to investigate whether distinct clusters of SBM use exist, and if so, to examine the relationship of any identified clusters with other activity/sedentary behaviours and physical and mental health indicators...
  22. doi request reprint Biering-Sorensen test performance of Japanese young males: comparison with other ethnicities and relationship to electromyography, near-infrared spectroscopy and exertion ratings
    Jemma L Coleman
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Ergonomics 54:636-55. 2011
    ..These results help ergonomists to interpret physical ergonomics evidence in a multi-ethnic world...
  23. doi request reprint Symmetry of trunk and femoro-pelvic movement responses to single leg loading tests in asymptomatic females
    Stephen Edmondston
    Physiotherapy Program, School of Exercise and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, Perth, Western Australia 6027, Australia
    Man Ther 18:231-6. 2013
    ..The patterns of trunk motion, and thresholds for significant difference in femoro-pelvic angle established in this study, will assist the interpretation of single leg loading tests in individuals with lower limb pain disorders...
  24. doi request reprint Lives on hold: a qualitative synthesis exploring the experience of chronic low-back pain
    Samantha Bunzli
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University, Perth Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia Wisdom Health Pty Ltd, West Perth, WA, Australia
    Clin J Pain 29:907-16. 2013
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  25. pmc Lifecourse childhood adiposity trajectories associated with adolescent insulin resistance
    Rae Chi Huang
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, The University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Diabetes Care 34:1019-25. 2011
    ..In light of the obesity epidemic, we aimed to characterize novel childhood adiposity trajectories from birth to age 14 years and to determine their relation to adolescent insulin resistance...
  26. doi request reprint The association between external-ground-reaction force and knee-joint kinetics during partial- and full-weight-bearing gait
    Jay R Ebert
    The School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 25:359-64. 2010
    ..We investigated this relationship, and examined other variables that may contribute to knee-joint kinetics of which the clinician can modify using practical instruction within a clinical setting...
  27. doi request reprint The inter-tester reliability of humeral head position in junior swimmers
    Leanda McKenna
    Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, School of Physiotherapy, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Phys Ther Sport 10:97-100. 2009
    ..To determine the inter-tester reliability of a clinical measure of humeral head position...
  28. pmc Computer use and habitual spinal posture in Australian adolescents
    Leon M Straker
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Public Health Rep 122:634-43. 2007
    ..However, it is unknown if computer use and habitual postures are associated. The objective of this study was to evaluate associations between adolescent computer use and habitual postures...