Meg Morris

Summary

Affiliation: La Trobe University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Robotics to enable older adults to remain living at home
    Alan J Pearce
    Cognitive and Exercise Neuroscience Unit, School of Psychology, Deakin University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    J Aging Res 2012:538169. 2012
  2. pmc Auto-titrating continuous positive airway pressure treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea after acute quadriplegia (COSAQ): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    David J Berlowitz
    Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Trials 14:181. 2013
  3. pmc A comparison of Irish set dancing and exercises for people with Parkinson's disease: a phase II feasibility study
    Daniele Volpe
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, S, Raffaele Arcangelo Fatebenefratelli Hospital, Cannaregio, Venice, 3458, Italy
    BMC Geriatr 13:54. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint The biomechanics and motor control of gait in Parkinson disease
    M E Morris
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora 3086, Australia
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 16:459-70. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Movement disorders in people with Parkinson disease: a model for physical therapy
    M E Morris
    La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
    Phys Ther 80:578-97. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Predisposing factors for occasional and multiple falls in older Australians who live at home
    Meg Morris
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
    Aust J Physiother 50:153-9. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional gait biomechanics in Parkinson's disease: evidence for a centrally mediated amplitude regulation disorder
    Meg Morris
    School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Mov Disord 20:40-50. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Reliability of measurements obtained with the Timed "Up & Go" test in people with Parkinson disease
    S Morris
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    Phys Ther 81:810-8. 2001
  9. pmc Changes in gait and fatigue from morning to afternoon in people with multiple sclerosis
    M E Morris
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, 3086, Australia
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72:361-5. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Reconstructive neurosurgery for Parkinson's disease: a systematic review and preliminary meta-analysis
    S Polgar
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Science, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3083, Australia
    Brain Res Bull 60:1-24. 2003

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Publications25

  1. pmc Robotics to enable older adults to remain living at home
    Alan J Pearce
    Cognitive and Exercise Neuroscience Unit, School of Psychology, Deakin University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    J Aging Res 2012:538169. 2012
    ..Currently limited evidence demonstrates that robots can be used to enable people to remain living at home, although this is an emerging smart technology that is rapidly evolving...
  2. pmc Auto-titrating continuous positive airway pressure treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea after acute quadriplegia (COSAQ): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    David J Berlowitz
    Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Trials 14:181. 2013
    ..We therefore propose a prospective, multinational randomized controlled trial of three months of CPAP for obstructive sleep apnoea after acute quadriplegia...
  3. pmc A comparison of Irish set dancing and exercises for people with Parkinson's disease: a phase II feasibility study
    Daniele Volpe
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, S, Raffaele Arcangelo Fatebenefratelli Hospital, Cannaregio, Venice, 3458, Italy
    BMC Geriatr 13:54. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of a randomized controlled trial of Irish set dancing compared with routine physiotherapy for people with mild to moderately severe PD...
  4. ncbi request reprint The biomechanics and motor control of gait in Parkinson disease
    M E Morris
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora 3086, Australia
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 16:459-70. 2001
    ..The results are interpreted in light of the need for gait analysis to investigate complex functional walking tasks rather than confining assessment to straight line walking, which has been the trend to date...
  5. ncbi request reprint Movement disorders in people with Parkinson disease: a model for physical therapy
    M E Morris
    La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
    Phys Ther 80:578-97. 2000
    ..A case history is used to illustrate how physical therapy treatment is regularly reviewed and adjusted according to the changing constellation of movement disorders that present as the disease progresses...
  6. ncbi request reprint Predisposing factors for occasional and multiple falls in older Australians who live at home
    Meg Morris
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
    Aust J Physiother 50:153-9. 2004
    ..03 to 2.51). More multiple fallers (17%) than occasional fallers (9%) reported being very afraid of falling. Intervention strategies should take into account these differing predisposing factors for multiple and occasional falls...
  7. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional gait biomechanics in Parkinson's disease: evidence for a centrally mediated amplitude regulation disorder
    Meg Morris
    School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Mov Disord 20:40-50. 2005
    ..Levodopa and cues normalized amplitude across all joints by altering motor set and bypassing defective basal ganglia mechanisms...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reliability of measurements obtained with the Timed "Up & Go" test in people with Parkinson disease
    S Morris
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    Phys Ther 81:810-8. 2001
    ..This study investigated the retest reliability, interrater reliability, and sensitivity of scores obtained with the TUG in detecting changes in mobility in subjects with idiopathic Parkinson disease (PD)...
  9. pmc Changes in gait and fatigue from morning to afternoon in people with multiple sclerosis
    M E Morris
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, 3086, Australia
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72:361-5. 2002
    ..The aim was to measure changes in walking patterns and self rated fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis (MS) compared with age matched control subjects, from the morning to the afternoon within a single day...
  10. ncbi request reprint Reconstructive neurosurgery for Parkinson's disease: a systematic review and preliminary meta-analysis
    S Polgar
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Science, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3083, Australia
    Brain Res Bull 60:1-24. 2003
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  11. pmc High reproducibility of patellar tendon vascularity assessed by colour Doppler ultrasonography: a reliable measurement tool for quantifying tendon pathology
    J L Cook
    La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 39:700-3. 2005
    ..This study examined whether patellar tendon vascularity could be quantified accurately in the clinical setting using colour Doppler ultrasonography...
  12. ncbi request reprint A comparison of gait patterns between the offspring of people with medial tibiofemoral osteoarthritis and normal controls
    A J Teichtahl
    School of Physiotherapy, School of Human Biosciences, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 21:421-3. 2003
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  13. ncbi request reprint Therapy outcome measures for allied health practitioners in Australia: the AusTOMs
    Alison Perry
    School of Human Communication Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:285-91. 2004
    ..In this paper we describe phase 1 of the study: the development and preliminary validation of the AusTOMs...
  14. ncbi request reprint Concurrent related validity of the GAITRite walkway system for quantification of the spatial and temporal parameters of gait
    Belinda Bilney
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3083, Australia
    Gait Posture 17:68-74. 2003
    ..76-0.91). These results indicate that the GAITRite system has strong concurrent validity and test retest reliability, in addition to being a portable, simple clinical tool for the objective assessment of gait...
  15. ncbi request reprint Kinematic patterns associated with accuracy of the drop punt kick in Australian Football
    A Dichiera
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Victoria 3086, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 9:292-8. 2006
    ..8 degrees ; inaccurate 12.7 degrees ). These data show that kinematic differences in lower limb joint angles may be related to kicking accuracy...
  16. ncbi request reprint The high-level mobility assessment tool (HiMAT) for traumatic brain injury. Part 1: Item generation
    G Williams
    Epworth Hospital, Victoria, and The University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Brain Inj 19:925-32. 2005
    ..To generate a comprehensive list of items for a scale suitable for assessing high-level mobility in people with traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Foot rotation--a potential target to modify the knee adduction moment
    A J Teichtahl
    La Trobe University, VIC 3086, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 9:67-71. 2006
    ..This result implies that changes in foot kinematics can modify the medial tibiofemoral load during gait, which may be important in the prevention and management of knee osteoarthritis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sagittal plane movement at the tibiofemoral joint influences patellofemoral joint structure in healthy adult women
    A J Teichtahl
    La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 14:331-6. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between sagittal plane movement at the tibiofemoral joint and patella cartilage and bone volumes during the locomotion of healthy adult females...
  19. ncbi request reprint The high-level mobility assessment tool (HiMAT) for traumatic brain injury. Part 2: content validity and discriminability
    G P Williams
    Physiotherapy Department, Epworth Hospital, 89 Bridge Rd, Richmond 3121, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Inj 19:833-43. 2005
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  20. ncbi request reprint Reviewing knee osteoarthritis--a biomechanical perspective
    B D Jackson
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 7:347-57. 2004
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Clinician agreement on gait pattern ratings in children with spastic hemiplegia
    F Dobson
    The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:429-35. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Multilevel orthopaedic surgery in group IV spastic hemiplegia
    H Kerr Graham
    Hugh Williamson Gait Laboratory, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 87:548-55. 2005
    ..In group IV hemiplegia pelvic retraction appeared in part to be a compensating mechanism to control foot progression in the presence of medial femoral torsion. Correction of this torsion can improve gait symmetry and function...
  23. doi request reprint The role of cervical dysfunction in migraine: a systematic review
    B A Robertson
    School of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Cephalalgia 28:474-83. 2008
    ..Although animal study evidence proposes a role for cervical musculoskeletal dysfunction in migraine, this systematic review of the literature found that there is currently no convincing evidence to confirm this phenomenon in humans...
  24. ncbi request reprint The effect of the knee adduction moment on tibial cartilage volume and bone size in healthy women
    B D Jackson
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:311-4. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between the peak knee adduction moment during the early and late stance phases of gait, and medial and lateral tibial bone size and cartilage volume in healthy women...
  25. ncbi request reprint A screen for genes induced in the suprachiasmatic nucleus by light
    M E Morris
    Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Science 279:1544-7. 1998
    ..In contrast to known examples, egr-3 induction by light is restricted to the ventral SCN, a structure implicated in entrainment...