R J Palisano

Summary

Affiliation: Drexel University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Variability in mobility of children with cerebral palsy
    Beth Tieman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia 30302 4019, USA
    Pediatr Phys Ther 19:180-7. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Amount and focus of physical therapy and occupational therapy for young children with cerebral palsy
    Robert J Palisano
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102, USA
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 32:368-82. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Participation-based therapy for children with physical disabilities
    Robert J Palisano
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences MS 502, Drexel University, 245 N 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 34:1041-52. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Intensity of therapy services: what are the considerations?
    Robert J Palisano
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 29:107-12. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Social and community participation of children and youth with cerebral palsy is associated with age and gross motor function classification
    Robert J Palisano
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Phys Ther 89:1304-14. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Stability of the gross motor function classification system
    Robert J Palisano
    Program in Policy Decision making, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:424-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint A collaborative model of service delivery for children with movement disorders: a framework for evidence-based decision making
    Robert J Palisano
    Hahnemann Programs in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Mail Stop 502, 245 N 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Phys Ther 86:1295-305. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Performance of physical activities by adolescents with cerebral palsy
    Robert J Palisano
    Hahnemann Programs in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Phys Ther 87:77-87. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Probability of walking, wheeled mobility, and assisted mobility in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy
    Robert J Palisano
    Department of Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:66-71. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Mobility experiences of adolescents with cerebral palsy
    Robert J Palisano
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 29:133-53. 2009

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Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Variability in mobility of children with cerebral palsy
    Beth Tieman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia 30302 4019, USA
    Pediatr Phys Ther 19:180-7. 2007
    ..To examine the variability in mobility of children with cerebral palsy (CP) within classification levels...
  2. doi request reprint Amount and focus of physical therapy and occupational therapy for young children with cerebral palsy
    Robert J Palisano
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102, USA
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 32:368-82. 2012
    ..The results support the importance of coordination of PT and OT services...
  3. doi request reprint Participation-based therapy for children with physical disabilities
    Robert J Palisano
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences MS 502, Drexel University, 245 N 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 34:1041-52. 2012
    ..Optimizing home and community participation of children with physical disabilities is an important outcome of rehabilitation...
  4. doi request reprint Intensity of therapy services: what are the considerations?
    Robert J Palisano
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 29:107-12. 2009
    ..In most situations, more than one method of service delivery can and should occur simultaneously...
  5. doi request reprint Social and community participation of children and youth with cerebral palsy is associated with age and gross motor function classification
    Robert J Palisano
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Phys Ther 89:1304-14. 2009
    ..Through social and community participation, children and youth with cerebral palsy (CP) form friendships, gain knowledge, learn skills, express creativity, and determine meaning and purpose in life...
  6. ncbi request reprint Stability of the gross motor function classification system
    Robert J Palisano
    Program in Policy Decision making, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:424-8. 2006
    ..There was a tendency for children younger than 6 years who were reclassified to be done so to a lower level of ability. The results provide evidence of stability of the GMFCS...
  7. ncbi request reprint A collaborative model of service delivery for children with movement disorders: a framework for evidence-based decision making
    Robert J Palisano
    Hahnemann Programs in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Mail Stop 502, 245 N 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Phys Ther 86:1295-305. 2006
    ..Application of the model and how child and family priorities change over time are illustrated through a longitudinal case report of a child with cerebral palsy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Performance of physical activities by adolescents with cerebral palsy
    Robert J Palisano
    Hahnemann Programs in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Phys Ther 87:77-87. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize performance of physical activities from the perspective of adolescents themselves...
  9. doi request reprint Probability of walking, wheeled mobility, and assisted mobility in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy
    Robert J Palisano
    Department of Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:66-71. 2010
    ..Our aim was to describe how the probability of walking, wheeled mobility, and assisted mobility changes with environmental setting and age in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy (CP)...
  10. doi request reprint Mobility experiences of adolescents with cerebral palsy
    Robert J Palisano
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 29:133-53. 2009
    ..Safe and efficient mobility to enable participation in daily activities appears to be the primary concern of youth with cerebral palsy...
  11. doi request reprint Content validity of the expanded and revised Gross Motor Function Classification System
    Robert J Palisano
    Programs in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 50:744-50. 2008
    ..The results provide evidence of content validity of the GMFCS-E&R. The GMFCS-E&R has utility for communication, clinical decision making, databases, registries, and clinical research...
  12. doi request reprint Family needs of parents of children and youth with cerebral palsy
    R J Palisano
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, 245 N Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Child Care Health Dev 36:85-92. 2010
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  13. ncbi request reprint Gross motor function of children with down syndrome: creation of motor growth curves
    R J Palisano
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, MCP Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 82:494-500. 2001
    ..To create gross motor function growth curves for children with Down syndrome (DS) and to estimate the probability that motor functions are achieved by different ages...
  14. ncbi request reprint Validation of a model of gross motor function for children with cerebral palsy
    R J Palisano
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, MCP Hahnemann University, Mail Stop 502, 245 N 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Phys Ther 80:974-85. 2000
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  15. doi request reprint Determinants of intensity of participation in leisure and recreational activities by youth with cerebral palsy
    Robert J Palisano
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1468-76. 2011
    ..To test a model of determinants of intensity of participation in leisure and recreational activities by youth with cerebral palsy (CP)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of environmental setting on mobility methods of children with cerebral palsy
    Robert J Palisano
    Drexel University, Programs in Rehabilitation Sciences, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 45:113-20. 2003
    ..For children who do not walk, attention should be given to the needs of caregivers and factors that are important for successful powered mobility...
  17. doi request reprint Determinants of intensity of participation in leisure and recreational activities by children with cerebral palsy
    Robert J Palisano
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:142-9. 2011
    ..To test a model of child, family, and service determinants of intensity of participation in leisure and recreational activities by children with cerebral palsy (CP)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Improved scaling of the gross motor function measure for children with cerebral palsy: evidence of reliability and validity
    D J Russell
    CanChild, Centre for Childhood Disability Research, Room 408, Institute for Applied Health Sciences, McMaster University, 1400 Main St W, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Phys Ther 80:873-85. 2000
    ..This study examined the reliability, validity, and responsiveness to change of measurements obtained with a 66-item version of the Gross Motor Function Measure (GMFM-66) developed using Rasch analysis...
  19. doi request reprint Social participation of youths with cerebral palsy differed based on their self-perceived competence as a friend
    L J Kang
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Child Care Health Dev 38:117-27. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to explore whether social participation with friends differs among youths with CP based on their self-perceived competence as a friend...
  20. doi request reprint Development and validation of item sets to improve efficiency of administration of the 66-item Gross Motor Function Measure in children with cerebral palsy
    Dianne J Russell
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:e48-54. 2010
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  21. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two outcome measures for infants with cerebral palsy and infants with motor delays
    T H Kolobe
    Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Phys Ther 78:1062-72. 1998
    ..We hypothesized that mean change scores would be greater for the GMFM than for the PDMS-GM...
  22. ncbi request reprint Recent advances in physical and occupational therapy for children with cerebral palsy
    Robert J Palisano
    Programs in Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 11:66-77. 2004
    ..Case scenarios and examples illustrate how current knowledge and research is applied to decision making within the context of the individual child and family...
  23. ncbi request reprint Relationship of therapists' attitudes, children's motor ability, and parenting stress to mothers' perceptions of therapists' behaviors during early intervention
    M E O'Neil
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, MCP Hahnemann University, 245 N 15th St, Mail Stop 502, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Phys Ther 81:1412-24. 2001
    ..This study investigated the relationship of therapists' attitudes, children's motor ability, and parenting stress to mothers' perceptions of physical therapists' family-centered behaviors during early intervention...
  24. doi request reprint Participation in home, extracurricular, and community activities among children and young people with cerebral palsy
    Margo N Orlin
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:160-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of age and gross motor function on participation among children and young people with CP...
  25. ncbi request reprint Factors related to adaptive behavior in children with cerebral palsy
    Lisa Ann Chiarello
    College of Nursing and Health Professions, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 30:435-41. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the adaptive behavior of children with cerebral palsy and identify the child, family, and service factors that are related to their adaptive behavior...
  26. doi request reprint Family priorities for activity and participation of children and youth with cerebral palsy
    Lisa A Chiarello
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Phys Ther 90:1254-64. 2010
    ..Understanding family priorities for children and youth with cerebral palsy is essential for family-centered service...
  27. ncbi request reprint Stability and decline in gross motor function among children and youth with cerebral palsy aged 2 to 21 years
    Steven E Hanna
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 51:295-302. 2009
    ..7, 7.8, and 6.4 GMFM-66 points, in Levels III, IV, and V respectively, as these adolescents became young adults. We show that these declines are clinically significant...
  28. doi request reprint Profiles of family needs of children and youth with cerebral palsy
    N Almasri
    Physical Therapy Department, Rehabilitation Sciences Faculty, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
    Child Care Health Dev 38:798-806. 2012
    ..To identify profiles of family needs of families of children and youth with cerebral palsy (CP), and determine whether profile membership is related to child, family and service characteristics...
  29. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and health-related quality of life of adolescents with cerebral palsy
    Peter L Rosenbaum
    CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research, McMaster University, 1400 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:516-21. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that although QOL and HRQOL are somewhat related conceptually, they are different constructs and need to be considered as separate dimensions of the lives of people with functional limitations...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prognosis for gross motor function in cerebral palsy: creation of motor development curves
    Peter L Rosenbaum
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Rehabilitation Science, CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8S 1C7
    JAMA 288:1357-63. 2002
    ..Lack of a valid classification of severity of cerebral palsy and the absence of longitudinal data on which to base an opinion have made it difficult to consider prognostic issues accurately...
  31. ncbi request reprint Quality of life among adolescents with cerebral palsy: what does the literature tell us?
    Michael H Livingston
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:225-31. 2007
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  32. ncbi request reprint Gross motor capability and performance of mobility in children with cerebral palsy: a comparison across home, school, and outdoors/community settings
    Beth L Tieman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Georgia State University, MSC 8L0388, 33 Gilmer St SE, Unit 8, Atlanta, GA 30303 3088, USA
    Phys Ther 84:419-29. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare gross motor capability and performance across environmental settings in children with CP...
  33. ncbi request reprint Muscle force and range of motion as predictors of standing balance in children with cerebral palsy
    Linda Pax Lowes
    Department of Physical Therapy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 24:57-77. 2004
    ..Results of this study suggest that impairment level testing may allow the development of more effective individualized intervention programs to remediate balance deficits. Clinical suggestions are provided...
  34. ncbi request reprint Family ecology of young children with cerebral palsy
    A LaForme Fiss
    Department of Physical Therapy, Mercer University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Child Care Health Dev 40:562-71. 2014
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  35. ncbi request reprint The effect of foot orthoses on standing foot posture and gait of young children with Down syndrome
    L Selby-Silverstein
    Department of Physical Therapy, Neumann College, One Neumann Drive, Aston, PA 19014, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 16:183-93. 2001
    ..0003), and walking speed (p=0.0001) all decreased with FO use. Trial-to-trial variability of normalized peak ankle moment (p=0.0001), and of phase of peak ankle moment (p=0.0001) increased when the children wore FOs...
  36. ncbi request reprint Performance following ability-focused physical therapy intervention in individuals with severely limited physical and cognitive abilities
    D A Brown
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of New England, Biddeford, ME 04005 9599, USA
    Phys Ther 78:934-47; discussion 948-50. 1998
    ..Do individuals with severely limited physical and cognitive abilities improve their gross motor abilities when given physical therapy intervention, and does improvement transfer to nontreatment settings?..
  37. doi request reprint Gastrocnemius-soleus muscle tendon unit changes over the first 12 weeks of adjusted age in infants born preterm
    Marybeth Grant-Beuttler
    Department of Physical Therapy, Chapman University, Orange, CA 92866, USA
    Phys Ther 89:136-48. 2009
    ..Knowledge of muscle tendon unit lengths at term age to 12 weeks of age in infants born preterm may be useful in understanding motor development...
  38. pdf Development of the Gross Motor Function Classification System for cerebral palsy
    Peter L Rosenbaum
    McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 50:249-53. 2008
    ..It is hoped that these ideas will be useful to others who choose to expand the field with additional systems in other areas of childhood neurodisability...
  39. ncbi request reprint Assessment of motor development and function in preschool children
    Beth L Tieman
    Georgia State University, Department of Physical Therapy, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 11:189-96. 2005
    ..Evidence of reliability and validity are important considerations for selection of a measure...
  40. ncbi request reprint Changes in mobility of children with cerebral palsy over time and across environmental settings
    Beth Tieman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 24:109-28. 2004
    ..Screening at regular intervals is recommended to monitor changes in mobility. Interventions to enhance mobility may be indicated during periods of change in the child or exposure to new environments...
  41. ncbi request reprint Limb distribution, motor impairment, and functional classification of cerebral palsy
    Jan Willem Gorter
    Rehabilitation Centre De Hoogstraat, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Dev Med Child Neurol 46:461-7. 2004
    ..Although classification of CP by impairment level is useful for clinical and epidemiological purposes, the value of these subgroups as an indicator of mobility is limited in comparison with the classification of severity with the GMFCS...
  42. ncbi request reprint Physical therapists' perceptions of factors influencing the acquisition of motor abilities of children with cerebral palsy: implications for clinical reasoning
    Doreen J Bartlett
    School of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, 1588 Elborn College, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada N6G 1H1
    Phys Ther 82:237-48. 2002
    ..A consensus exercise using focus groups and survey methods was conducted to identify factors perceived to affect the acquisition of basic motor abilities among children with cerebral palsy from the time of diagnosis to 7 years of age...
  43. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based decision making
    Robert J Palisano
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 27:1-3. 2007