D M Morris
Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
- The reliability of the wolf motor function test for assessing upper extremity function after strokeD M Morris
Division of Physical Therapy, University of Alabama, Birmingham 35294, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 82:750-5. 2001..To examine the reliability of the Wolf Motor Function Test (WMFT) for assessing upper extremity motor function in adults with hemiplegia...
- Constraint-induced movement therapy: characterizing the intervention protocolD M Morris
Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue S, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
Eura Medicophys 42:257-68. 2006..This paper provides a detailed description of the multiple treatment elements included in the CI therapy protocol as used in our research laboratory. Our aim is to improve understanding of CI therapy and the research supporting its use...
- Strategies for optimizing nutrition and weight reduction in physical therapy practice: the evidenceDavid M Morris
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1212, USA
Physiother Theory Pract 25:408-23. 2009....
- The influence of neuropsychological characteristics on the use of CI therapy with persons with traumatic brain injuryDavid M Morris
Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Professions, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294 1212, USA
NeuroRehabilitation 21:131-7. 2006..We discuss the implications of these neuropsychological factors for CI therapy used for chronic TBI and propose further research to more thoroughly investigate these issues...
- Neuroplasticity and constraint-induced movement therapyV W Mark
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
Eura Medicophys 42:269-84. 2006....
- Constraint-induced movement therapy to enhance recovery after strokeE Taub
Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH415, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170, USA
Curr Atheroscler Rep 3:279-86. 2001..As a result, to be clinically applicable, the CI therapy approach to rehabilitation will likely require a paradigm shift in the delivery of physical rehabilitation services...
- Constraint-induced movement therapy for recovery of upper-limb function following traumatic brain injurySharon E Shaw
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, RMSB 360, 1530 3rd Avenue S, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
J Rehabil Res Dev 42:769-78. 2005..More-adherent participants had more improvement compared with less-adherent participants. These preliminary results suggest that CI therapy may be effective for improving UL motor function following chronic TBI...
- Improved motor recovery after stroke and massive cortical reorganization following Constraint-Induced Movement therapyEdward Taub
Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, CPM 712, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 1170, USA
Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 14:S77-91, ix. 2003..CI therapy constitutes a new approach to neurorehabilitation and, with continued investigation, elaboration, and application to clinical settings, it seems to hold considerable promise...
- A treatment for a chronic stroke patient with a plegic hand combining CI therapy with conventional rehabilitation procedures: case reportMary H Bowman
Department of Psychology, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
NeuroRehabilitation 21:167-76. 2006..In follow-up, the participant had good retention of his gains in motor performance and use of his more affected arm for real world activities after 3 months; after a one-week brush-up at 3 months, and at one year post-treatment...
- The Excite Trial: relationship of intensity of constraint induced movement therapy to improvement in the wolf motor function testSteven L Wolf
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Physical Therapy, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Restor Neurol Neurosci 25:549-62. 2007..To examine the relationship between change scores on the log mean Wolf Motor Function Test (lmWMFT) and the intensity of supervised Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT) in participants with subacute and chronic stroke...
- A method for standardizing procedures in rehabilitation: use in the extremity constraint induced therapy evaluation multisite randomized controlled trialDavid M Morris
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:663-8. 2009....
- The EXCITE trial: attributes of the Wolf Motor Function Test in patients with subacute strokeSteven L Wolf
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30345, USA
Neurorehabil Neural Repair 19:194-205. 2005..The WMFT discriminates higher from lower functioning participants tested across research sites. Comparable findings using the FMA support the criterion validity of the WMFT...
- Lessons learned in participant recruitment and retention: the EXCITE trialSarah Blanton
Center for Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 1441 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
Phys Ther 86:1520-33. 2006..The Recruitment Index is presented as a variable to measure recruitment efficacy. In addition, ethical aspects of recruitment are explored, including informed consent and the concept of therapeutic misconception...