Susan L Murphy

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Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Effects of activity strategy training on pain and physical activity in older adults with knee or hip osteoarthritis: a pilot study
    Susan L Murphy
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1480-7. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Update on geriatric research in productive aging
    Susan L Murphy
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, 9th Floor, 300 North Ingalls Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2007, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 65:197-206. 2011
  3. pmc The Association between Symptoms, Pain Coping Strategies, and Physical Activity Among People with Symptomatic Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis
    Susan L Murphy
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Front Psychol 3:326. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Reflections on evidence-based rehabilitation practice and applications for chronic pain management
    Susan Murphy
    University of Michigan, MI, USA
    Pain Manag 3:339-42. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The role of the central nervous system in osteoarthritis pain and implications for rehabilitation
    Susan L Murphy
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 14:576-82. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of the University of Michigan's Practice-Oriented Research Training (PORT) Program
    Susan L Murphy
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 64:796-803. 2010
  7. pmc Effects of a tailored activity pacing intervention on pain and fatigue for adults with osteoarthritis
    Susan L Murphy
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 64:869-76. 2010
  8. pmc Activity pacing for osteoarthritis symptom management: study design and methodology of a randomized trial testing a tailored clinical approach using accelerometers for veterans and non-veterans
    Susan L Murphy
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:177. 2011
  9. pmc Subgroups of older adults with osteoarthritis based upon differing comorbid symptom presentations and potential underlying pain mechanisms
    Susan L Murphy
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls, 9th Floor, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2007, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R135. 2011
  10. pmc Association between pain, radiographic severity, and centrally-mediated symptoms in women with knee osteoarthritis
    Susan L Murphy
    VA Ann Arbor Health Care System and University of Michigan, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1543-9. 2011

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Publications30

  1. pmc Effects of activity strategy training on pain and physical activity in older adults with knee or hip osteoarthritis: a pilot study
    Susan L Murphy
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1480-7. 2008
    ..To examine effects of activity strategy training (AST), a structured rehabilitation program taught by occupational therapists and designed to teach adaptive strategies for symptom control and engagement in physical activity (PA)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Update on geriatric research in productive aging
    Susan L Murphy
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, 9th Floor, 300 North Ingalls Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2007, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 65:197-206. 2011
    ..Part 2 examines the range and scope of occupational therapy effectiveness research on productive aging published in a similar time frame in other occupational therapy journals and outside of the discipline...
  3. pmc The Association between Symptoms, Pain Coping Strategies, and Physical Activity Among People with Symptomatic Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis
    Susan L Murphy
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Front Psychol 3:326. 2012
    ..This study provides an initial understanding of how people with OA cope with symptoms as they engage in daily life activities using ecological momentary assessment and objective physical activity measurement...
  4. doi request reprint Reflections on evidence-based rehabilitation practice and applications for chronic pain management
    Susan Murphy
    University of Michigan, MI, USA
    Pain Manag 3:339-42. 2013
    ..Dr Murphy is an occupational therapist by training and her research has primarily focused on developing and testing rehabilitation interventions to reduce symptoms and increase physical activity among people with chronic pain. ..
  5. doi request reprint The role of the central nervous system in osteoarthritis pain and implications for rehabilitation
    Susan L Murphy
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 14:576-82. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of the University of Michigan's Practice-Oriented Research Training (PORT) Program
    Susan L Murphy
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 64:796-803. 2010
    ..Given the initial successes, this program represents a promising model for providing research training to practicing clinicians...
  7. pmc Effects of a tailored activity pacing intervention on pain and fatigue for adults with osteoarthritis
    Susan L Murphy
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 64:869-76. 2010
    ..We examined whether tailored activity pacing intervention was more effective at reducing pain and fatigue than general activity pacing intervention...
  8. pmc Activity pacing for osteoarthritis symptom management: study design and methodology of a randomized trial testing a tailored clinical approach using accelerometers for veterans and non-veterans
    Susan L Murphy
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:177. 2011
    ..In a pilot study, we found that participants who underwent a tailored activity pacing intervention had reduced fatigue interference with daily activities. We are now conducting a full-scale trial...
  9. pmc Subgroups of older adults with osteoarthritis based upon differing comorbid symptom presentations and potential underlying pain mechanisms
    Susan L Murphy
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls, 9th Floor, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2007, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R135. 2011
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  10. pmc Association between pain, radiographic severity, and centrally-mediated symptoms in women with knee osteoarthritis
    Susan L Murphy
    VA Ann Arbor Health Care System and University of Michigan, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1543-9. 2011
    ..To examine the relationship between pain, radiographic severity, and a common set of co-occurring centrally-mediated symptoms (fatigue, sleep quality, and depression) in women with knee osteoarthritis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Geriatric research
    Susan L Murphy
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls Street, 9th Floor, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2007, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 64:172-81. 2010
    ..More effectiveness studies are needed to provide adequate evidence for occupational therapy intervention with older adults...
  12. pmc Ecological measurement of fatigue and fatigability in older adults with osteoarthritis
    Susan L Murphy
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2007, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:184-9. 2010
    ..Fatigability" was recently proposed to clarify the fatigue-activity relationship. The purpose of this study was to present a new measurement method of fatigability and begin to test its validity...
  13. ncbi request reprint Conducting systematic reviews to inform occupational therapy practice
    Susan L Murphy
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 63:363-8. 2009
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  14. pmc The development of fear of falling among community-living older women: predisposing factors and subsequent fall events
    Susan L Murphy
    Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Institute of Gerontology, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2007, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M943-7. 2003
    ..Fear of falling is a common and potentially modifiable health problem among older persons. However, relatively little is known about who develops fear of falling or why...
  15. doi request reprint Review of physical activity measurement using accelerometers in older adults: considerations for research design and conduct
    Susan L Murphy
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, USA
    Prev Med 48:108-14. 2009
    ..The purpose of this review article is to provide researchers with a guide to some commonly-used accelerometers in order to better design and conduct PA research with older adults...
  16. ncbi request reprint Bath transfers in older adult congregate housing residents: assessing the person-environment interaction
    Susan L Murphy
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1265-70. 2006
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  17. pmc Measuring activity pacing in women with lower-extremity osteoarthritis: a pilot study
    Susan L Murphy
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Institute of Gerontology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 62:329-34. 2008
    ..We examined how women with osteoarthritis naturally use activity pacing and how pacing relates to symptoms and physical activity within daily routines...
  18. pmc The impact of momentary pain and fatigue on physical activity in women with osteoarthritis
    Susan L Murphy
    University of Michigan, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:849-56. 2008
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  19. ncbi request reprint The bath environment, the bathing task, and the older adult: a review and future directions for bathing disability research
    Susan L Murphy
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 29:1067-75. 2007
    ..To review existing research studies to identify optimal intervention strategies for remediation and prevention of bathing disability and future directions for bathing disability research...
  20. pmc Fatigability in osteoarthritis: effects of an activity bout on subsequent symptoms and activity
    Stacey L Schepens
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2007, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:1114-20. 2012
    ..This study examined the effects of engaging in standardized lab-based physical tasks on subsequent fatigue, pain, and activity in older adults with OA...
  21. pmc Type of activity pacing instruction affects physical activity variability in adults with symptomatic knee or hip osteoarthritis
    Susan L Murphy
    Dept of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Phys Act Health 9:360-6. 2012
    ..Because activity pacing involves instruction on physical activity engagement, we undertook this secondary analysis to examine how pacing instruction affected physical activity patterns...
  22. pmc Relationship between fall-related efficacy and activity engagement in community-dwelling older adults: a meta-analytic review
    Stacey Schepens
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls Street, 9th Floor, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2007, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 66:137-48. 2012
    ..This study examined the relationship between fall-related efficacy (i.e., confidence or belief in one's ability to perform activities without losing balance or falling) and activity and participation...
  23. doi request reprint Factors contributing to physical activity in a chronic low back pain clinical sample: a comprehensive analysis using continuous ambulatory monitoring
    Kevin N Alschuler
    Department of Psychology, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, USA
    Pain 152:2521-7. 2011
    ..Implications for treatment are discussed, including the potential benefits of specifically incorporating the patient's sources of operant reinforcement or punishment into treatment...
  24. pmc Neighborhood factors relevant for walking in older, urban, African American adults
    Nancy Ambrose Gallagher
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 18:99-115. 2010
    ..Future walking interventions for older African Americans should include factors that encourage walking, such as the presence of other friendly or active people, attractive or peaceful surroundings, and a sense of safety from crime...
  25. pmc Static versus dynamic splinting for proximal interphalangeal joint pyrocarbon implant arthroplasty: a comparison of current and historical cohorts
    Jeanne M Riggs
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106 5735, USA
    J Hand Ther 24:231-8; quiz 239. 2011
    ..Static splinting requires less therapist training and offers greater patient convenience and is a promising protocol that should be evaluated in a larger study...
  26. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of older adults with self-reported stooping, crouching, or kneeling difficulty
    MANUEL E HERNANDEZ
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:759-63. 2008
    ..This study examined characteristics associated with SCK difficulty to explore underlying mechanisms and remediation strategies...
  27. pmc Effect of tailored activity pacing on self-perceived joint stiffness in adults with knee or hip osteoarthritis
    Stacey L Schepens
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, 300 North Ingalls, Room 957, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 66:363-7. 2012
    ..We examined the effects of a tailored activity-pacing intervention on self-perceived joint stiffness in adults with osteoarthritis (OA)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of cognitive task demands on subsequent symptoms and activity in adults with symptomatic osteoarthritis
    Anna L Kratz
    Anna L Kratz, PhD, is Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    Am J Occup Ther 67:683-91. 2013
    ..We examined effects of a cognitive task on subsequent symptoms and activity...
  29. ncbi request reprint Type of activity pacing instruction affects physical activity variability in adults with symptomatic knee or hip osteoarthritis
    Susan L Murphy
    Dept of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    J Phys Act Health 9:360-6. 2012
    ..Because activity pacing involves instruction on physical activity engagement, we undertook this secondary analysis to examine how pacing instruction affected physical activity patterns...
  30. pmc Characteristics associated with fear of falling and activity restriction in community-living older persons
    Susan L Murphy
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:516-20. 2002
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Research Grants2