Leanne Sakzewski

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The state of the evidence for intensive upper limb therapy approaches for children with unilateral cerebral palsy
    Leanne Sakzewski
    Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    J Child Neurol 29:1077-90. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of dosage of intensive upper limb therapy for children with unilateral cerebral palsy: how big should the therapy pill be?
    Leanne Sakzewski
    Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Electronic address
    Res Dev Disabil 37:9-16. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Efficacy of upper limb therapies for unilateral cerebral palsy: a meta-analysis
    Leanne Sakzewski
    BOcc Thy, Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, Level 7, Block 6, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston Rd, Herston QLD 4029, Australia
    Pediatrics 133:e175-204. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Randomized trial of constraint-induced movement therapy and bimanual training on activity outcomes for children with congenital hemiplegia
    Leanne Sakzewski
    Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:313-20. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Equivalent retention of gains at 1 year after training with constraint-induced or bimanual therapy in children with unilateral cerebral palsy
    Leanne Sakzewski
    The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 25:664-71. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Safety of Botulinum Toxin Type A for Children With Nonambulatory Cerebral Palsy
    Priya Edwards
    Queensland Paediatric Rehabilitation Service, Lady Cilento Children s Hospital, Brisbane Australia Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland
    Pediatrics 136:895-904. 2015
  7. doi request reprint Botulinum toxin A for nonambulatory children with cerebral palsy: a double blind randomized controlled trial
    Lisa Copeland
    Queensland Cerebral Palsy Health Service, Department of Rehabilitation, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Center, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Electronic address
    J Pediatr 165:140-146.e4. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Best responders after intensive upper-limb training for children with unilateral cerebral palsy
    Leanne Sakzewski
    Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:578-84. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Impact of intensive upper limb rehabilitation on quality of life: a randomized trial in children with unilateral cerebral palsy
    Leanne Sakzewski
    Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 54:415-23. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Participation outcomes in a randomized trial of 2 models of upper-limb rehabilitation for children with congenital hemiplegia
    Leanne Sakzewski
    Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:531-9. 2011

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Publications20

  1. doi request reprint The state of the evidence for intensive upper limb therapy approaches for children with unilateral cerebral palsy
    Leanne Sakzewski
    Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    J Child Neurol 29:1077-90. 2014
    ..Choice of treatment approach should be governed by child/family goals and preferences, individual, and contextual factors. ..
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of dosage of intensive upper limb therapy for children with unilateral cerebral palsy: how big should the therapy pill be?
    Leanne Sakzewski
    Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Electronic address
    Res Dev Disabil 37:9-16. 2015
    ..These results suggest that a half dose (30 h) of either mCIMT or bimanual therapy may not be sufficient to impact upper limb outcomes, but made clinically meaningful gains in occupational performance for school aged children with UCP...
  3. doi request reprint Efficacy of upper limb therapies for unilateral cerebral palsy: a meta-analysis
    Leanne Sakzewski
    BOcc Thy, Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, Level 7, Block 6, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston Rd, Herston QLD 4029, Australia
    Pediatrics 133:e175-204. 2014
    ..This study aims to systematically review the efficacy of nonsurgical upper limb therapies for children with unilateral cerebral palsy...
  4. doi request reprint Randomized trial of constraint-induced movement therapy and bimanual training on activity outcomes for children with congenital hemiplegia
    Leanne Sakzewski
    Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:313-20. 2011
    ..To determine if constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) is more effective than bimanual training (BIM) in improving upper limb activity outcomes for children with congenital hemiplegia in a matched-pairs randomized trial...
  5. doi request reprint Equivalent retention of gains at 1 year after training with constraint-induced or bimanual therapy in children with unilateral cerebral palsy
    Leanne Sakzewski
    The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 25:664-71. 2011
    ..To determine retention of treatment outcomes at 52 weeks following a matched-pairs randomized comparison trial of constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) and bimanual training (BIM)...
  6. doi request reprint Safety of Botulinum Toxin Type A for Children With Nonambulatory Cerebral Palsy
    Priya Edwards
    Queensland Paediatric Rehabilitation Service, Lady Cilento Children s Hospital, Brisbane Australia Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland
    Pediatrics 136:895-904. 2015
    ..To determine safety of intramuscular botulinum toxin A (BoNT-A) injections to reduce spasticity and improve care and comfort of nonambulatory children with cerebral palsy (CP)...
  7. doi request reprint Botulinum toxin A for nonambulatory children with cerebral palsy: a double blind randomized controlled trial
    Lisa Copeland
    Queensland Cerebral Palsy Health Service, Department of Rehabilitation, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Center, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Electronic address
    J Pediatr 165:140-146.e4. 2014
    ..To examine the efficacy and safety of intramuscular botulinum toxin A (BoNT-A) to reduce spasticity and improve comfort and ease of care in nonambulant children with cerebral palsy (CP)...
  8. doi request reprint Best responders after intensive upper-limb training for children with unilateral cerebral palsy
    Leanne Sakzewski
    Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:578-84. 2011
    ..To delineate characteristics of best responders in a randomized trial comparing constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) to bimanual training for children with unilateral cerebral palsy...
  9. doi request reprint Impact of intensive upper limb rehabilitation on quality of life: a randomized trial in children with unilateral cerebral palsy
    Leanne Sakzewski
    Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 54:415-23. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether constraint-induced movement therapy is more effective than bimanual training in improving the quality of life of children with unilateral cerebral palsy (CP)...
  10. doi request reprint Participation outcomes in a randomized trial of 2 models of upper-limb rehabilitation for children with congenital hemiplegia
    Leanne Sakzewski
    Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:531-9. 2011
    ..To determine if constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) is more effective than bimanual training to improve occupational performance and participation in children with congenital hemiplegia...
  11. pmc COMBIT: protocol of a randomised comparison trial of COMbined modified constraint induced movement therapy and bimanual intensive training with distributed model of standard upper limb rehabilitation in children with congenital hemiplegia
    Roslyn N Boyd
    Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Neurol 13:68. 2013
    ..This study aims to determine the optimal density of upper limb training for children with congenital hemiplegia...
  12. doi request reprint Randomized comparison trial of density and context of upper limb intensive group versus individualized occupational therapy for children with unilateral cerebral palsy
    Leanne Sakzewski
    Faculty of Health, Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 57:539-47. 2015
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  13. pmc Evaluation of the effects of botulinum toxin A injections when used to improve ease of care and comfort in children with cerebral palsy whom are non-ambulant: a double blind randomized controlled trial
    Megan Thorley
    Queensland Cerebral Palsy Health Service, Royal Children Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:120. 2012
    ..The regime of therapy will include serial casting, splinting and/or provision of orthoses, as indicated, combined with four sessions of goal directed occupational therapy or physiotherapy...
  14. pmc INCITE: A randomised trial comparing constraint induced movement therapy and bimanual training in children with congenital hemiplegia
    Roslyn Boyd
    Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Neurol 10:4. 2010
    ..This study aims to compare the efficacy of CIMT to BIM training to improve outcomes across the ICF for school children with congenital hemiplegia...
  15. doi request reprint The relationship between unimanual capacity and bimanual performance in children with congenital hemiplegia
    Leanne Sakzewski
    The University of Queensland, Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Research Rehabilitation Centre, School of Medicine, Brisbane, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:811-6. 2010
    ..It also examines the relationship between impairments and unimanual capacity and bimanual performance...
  16. doi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of therapeutic management of upper-limb dysfunction in children with congenital hemiplegia
    Leanne Sakzewski
    Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Victoria 3081, Australia
    Pediatrics 123:e1111-22. 2009
    ..Rehabilitation for children with congenital hemiplegia to improve function in the impaired upper limb and enhance participation may be time-consuming and costly...
  17. pmc Mitii™ ABI: study protocol of a randomised controlled trial of a web-based multi-modal training program for children and adolescents with an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
    Roslyn N Boyd
    Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    BMC Neurol 15:140. 2015
    ..The proposed study aims to compare the efficacy of Mitii™ to usual care to improve ADL motor and processing skills, gross motor capacity, UL and executive functioning in a randomised waitlist controlled trial...
  18. doi request reprint Delivering evidence-based upper limb rehabilitation for children with cerebral palsy: barriers and enablers identified by three pediatric teams
    Leanne Sakzewski
    1Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 34:368-83. 2014
    ..In order to increase the uptake of research evidence into practice, findings from this study will be used to inform context-specific, individually targeted implementation strategies...
  19. doi request reprint Establishing Australian Norms for the Jebsen Taylor Test of Hand Function in Typically Developing Children Aged Five to 10 Years: A Pilot Study
    Simon Bryan Beagley
    a School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 36:88-109. 2016
    ..Normative data provide reference values for comparison of upper limb capacity when evaluating and planning treatment...
  20. pmc GRIN: "GRoup versus INdividual physiotherapy following lower limb intra-muscular Botulinum Toxin-A injections for ambulant children with cerebral palsy: an assessor-masked randomised comparison trial": study protocol
    Rachel E Thomas
    Queensland Cerebral Palsy Health Service, The Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 14:35. 2014
    ..This study aims to compare individual to group-based physiotherapy following intramuscular Botulinum Toxin-A injections to the lower limbs for ambulant children with cerebral palsy aged four to fourteen years...