Johanna Darrah

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Role of conceptual models in a physical therapy curriculum: application of an integrated model of theory, research, and clinical practice
    Johanna Darrah
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Physiother Theory Pract 22:239-50. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Stability of Serial Range-of-Motion Measurements of the Lower Extremities in Children With Cerebral Palsy: Can We Do Better?
    Johanna Darrah
    J Darrah, PT, PhD, Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, 2 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6E 2S7
    Phys Ther 94:987-95. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Infant rolling abilities--the same or different 20 years after the back to sleep campaign?
    Johanna Darrah
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Early Hum Dev 89:311-4. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Are family-centred principles, functional goal setting and transition planning evident in therapy services for children with cerebral palsy?
    J Darrah
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2G4
    Child Care Health Dev 38:41-7. 2012
  5. pmc Using knowledge brokers to facilitate the uptake of pediatric measurement tools into clinical practice: a before-after intervention study
    Dianne J Russell
    CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Implement Sci 5:92. 2010
  6. pmc Focus on Function - a randomized controlled trial comparing two rehabilitation interventions for young children with cerebral palsy
    Mary Law
    CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research, McMaster University, IAHS Bldg 1400 Main St W, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 1C7, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 7:31. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Conductive education intervention for children with cerebral palsy: an AACPDM evidence report
    Johanna Darrah
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 46:187-203. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint How well are we doing? Families of adolescents or young adults with cerebral palsy share their perceptions of service delivery
    J Darrah
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, 3 50 Corbett Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2G4
    Disabil Rehabil 24:542-9. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Community services for young adults with motor disabilities - a paradox
    Johanna Darrah
    Department of Physical Therapy, 2 50 Corbett Hall, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2G4
    Disabil Rehabil 32:223-9. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Trajectories of serial motor scores of typically developing children: Implications for clinical decision making
    Johanna Darrah
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Infant Behav Dev 32:72-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Role of conceptual models in a physical therapy curriculum: application of an integrated model of theory, research, and clinical practice
    Johanna Darrah
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Physiother Theory Pract 22:239-50. 2006
    ..The models have provided both faculty and students with a simple, systematic structured framework to organize teaching and learning in the MPT program...
  2. ncbi request reprint Stability of Serial Range-of-Motion Measurements of the Lower Extremities in Children With Cerebral Palsy: Can We Do Better?
    Johanna Darrah
    J Darrah, PT, PhD, Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, 2 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6E 2S7
    Phys Ther 94:987-95. 2014
    ..Most research has studied ROM stability using group data. Examination of longitudinal intraindividual measures may provide more clinically relevant information about measurement variability...
  3. doi request reprint Infant rolling abilities--the same or different 20 years after the back to sleep campaign?
    Johanna Darrah
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Early Hum Dev 89:311-4. 2013
    ..To compare the order and age of emergence of rolling prone to supine and supine to prone before the introduction of back to sleep guidelines and 20 years after their introduction...
  4. doi request reprint Are family-centred principles, functional goal setting and transition planning evident in therapy services for children with cerebral palsy?
    J Darrah
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2G4
    Child Care Health Dev 38:41-7. 2012
    ..We examined whether these three concepts could be objectively identified in programmes providing services to children with cerebral palsy in Alberta, Canada...
  5. pmc Using knowledge brokers to facilitate the uptake of pediatric measurement tools into clinical practice: a before-after intervention study
    Dianne J Russell
    CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Implement Sci 5:92. 2010
    ..The KB model evaluated in this study was designed to overcome many of the barriers to research transfer identified in the literature...
  6. pmc Focus on Function - a randomized controlled trial comparing two rehabilitation interventions for young children with cerebral palsy
    Mary Law
    CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research, McMaster University, IAHS Bldg 1400 Main St W, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 1C7, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 7:31. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Conductive education intervention for children with cerebral palsy: an AACPDM evidence report
    Johanna Darrah
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 46:187-203. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint How well are we doing? Families of adolescents or young adults with cerebral palsy share their perceptions of service delivery
    J Darrah
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, 3 50 Corbett Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2G4
    Disabil Rehabil 24:542-9. 2002
    ..Common themes across the six service areas were identified...
  9. doi request reprint Community services for young adults with motor disabilities - a paradox
    Johanna Darrah
    Department of Physical Therapy, 2 50 Corbett Hall, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2G4
    Disabil Rehabil 32:223-9. 2010
    ..To understand the contribution of educational, employment, transportation, and assured income service programs to the successful transition to adulthood of young persons with motor disabilities...
  10. doi request reprint Trajectories of serial motor scores of typically developing children: Implications for clinical decision making
    Johanna Darrah
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Infant Behav Dev 32:72-8. 2009
    ..Health care providers who practice developmental surveillance need to be aware that fluctuations in scoring patterns can be expected in typical development...
  11. doi request reprint Do therapists' goals and interventions for children with cerebral palsy reflect principles in contemporary literature?
    Johanna Darrah
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Phys Ther 20:334-9. 2008
    ..To explore therapists' goal setting and intervention with children with cerebral palsy, and to examine their acceptance of children's use of compensatory movement strategies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Scores of typically developing children on the Peabody Developmental Motor Scales: infancy to preschool
    Johanna Darrah
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 27:5-19. 2007
    ..Use of confidence intervals contributes to accurate interpretation of scores by differentiating true change in a child's score from change due to measurement error...
  13. pmc Context therapy: a new intervention approach for children with cerebral palsy
    Johanna Darrah
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:615-20. 2011
    ..To describe the development of context therapy, a new intervention approach designed for a randomized controlled trial...
  14. ncbi request reprint Stability of serial assessments of motor and communication abilities in typically developing infants--implications for screening
    Johanna Darrah
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy, Room 2 50 Corbett Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2G4
    Early Hum Dev 72:97-110. 2003
    ..Neuromaturational theory and dynamic systems theory make different assumptions about the rate of development of motor and communication skills...
  15. doi request reprint Parents' perspectives on occupational therapy and physical therapy goals for children with cerebral palsy
    Lesley Wiart
    Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research, 601, 9925 109 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5K 2J8
    Disabil Rehabil 32:248-58. 2010
    ..Contemporary rehabilitation literature emphasises functional goals for children with disabilities and use of a collaborative goal-setting process grounded in principles of family centred service delivery...
  16. ncbi request reprint Beginning the transition to adulthood: the experiences of six families with youths with cerebral palsy
    Joyce Magill-Evans
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitiation Medicine, Corbett Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2G4
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 25:19-36. 2005
    ..In some families of youths requiring ongoing support for personal care, finances were a barrier to altering relationships with their child...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of profession and facility type on research utilization by rehabilitation professionals
    Kerrie Pain
    Rehabilitation Services, Calgary Health Region, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Allied Health 33:3-9. 2004
    ..Programs to encourage research use must consider the research available to guide practice and therapists' education level. Facility size and location (rural, urban) do not affect perceived research use...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mothers' perceptions of their children's use of powered mobility
    Lesley Wiart
    Edmonton Regional Educational Consulting Services, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 24:3-21. 2004
    ..The mothers perceived that increased independence positively affected others' attitudes toward their children and allowed their children to develop more "legitimate" relationships with their peers...
  19. ncbi request reprint Predictors of employment for young adults with developmental motor disabilities
    Joyce Magill-Evans
    Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Work 31:433-42. 2008
    ..To identify the personal, family, and community factors that facilitate or hinder employment for young adults with developmental motor disabilities...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cross-ministerial collaboration related to paediatric rehabilitation for children with disabilities and their families in one Canadian province
    Lesley Wiart
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta and Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research, 9925 109 Street, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Health Soc Care Community 18:378-88. 2010
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Using cluster analysis to interpret the variability of gross motor scores of children with typical development
    Karin Eldred
    Hinton Healthcare Centre, Hinton, Alberta, Canada
    Phys Ther 90:1510-8. 2010
    ..Clinically, interpreting these fluctuations presents a challenge for therapists...
  22. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of powered mobility use in home and community environments
    Lesley Wiart
    Edmonton Public Schools Consulting Services, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 23:59-75. 2003
    ..Physical and occupational therapists can work collaboratively with more families to explore powered mobility as one of an array of early movement options...
  23. ncbi request reprint Therapists' perspectives on the management and delivery of occupational therapy and physical therapy services
    Annette Rivard
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    Healthc Manage Forum 18:9-13, 43-8. 2005
    ..Recommendations for an improved structure within an interdisciplinary management paradigm that would ensure effective and efficient use of healthcare resources are provided...
  24. ncbi request reprint Stability of parent report on mobility and self-care item scores of the pediatric evaluation of disability inventory
    Melanie Worth
    1Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 34:289-99. 2014
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Stretching with children with cerebral palsy: what do we know and where are we going?
    Lesley Wiart
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Phys Ther 20:173-8. 2008
    ..Community-based recreation opportunities that encourage flexibility and fitness are explored as alternatives to traditional therapy stretching approaches...
  26. ncbi request reprint Sedentary behavior: implications for children with cerebral palsy
    Jennifer Innes
    Edmonton Public School Board Ms Innes, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Department of Physical Therapy Dr Darrah, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Phys Ther 25:402-8. 2013
    ..To review the research associated with sedentary behavior with adults and children in the general population and to discuss the application of this research for children with cerebral palsy...
  27. doi request reprint Revisiting therapy assumptions in children's rehabilitation: clinical and research implications
    Barbara E Gibson
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 31:1446-53. 2009
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the effectiveness of aerobic exercise interventions for children with cerebral palsy: an AACPDM evidence report
    Anna Rogers
    Lifemark Physiotherapy, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 50:808-14. 2008
    ..Future research needs improved methodological rigour in order to determine a specific set of exercise guidelines and safety considerations...
  29. ncbi request reprint Establishing a transdisciplinary research team in academia
    Joyce Magill-Evans
    Department of Occupational Therapy, OT C, Room 2 64, Corbett Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2G4
    J Allied Health 31:222-6. 2002
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Classroom-based assessment: validation for the school AMPS
    Pat Fingerhut
    Pediatric Therapy Center, 8323 Southwest Freeway, Suite 101, Houston, Texas 77074, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 56:210-3. 2002
    ..The School AMPS appears to be a promising instrument for measuring the constructs of school motor and school process skills within a naturalistic setting...
  31. ncbi request reprint Aquatic exercise for children with cerebral palsy
    Michelle Kelly
    Calgary Youth Physiotherapy, Ste 203, 7720 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, Alberta T2V 1K2, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 47:838-42. 2005
    ..In this paper, research of land-based exercise and aquatic exercise for children with CP is reviewed. Clinically relevant considerations for aquatic exercise programming for children with CP are discussed...