Movement Research Citations

Research Citations

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Barrett, R. P., & Linn, D. M. (1981). Treatment of stereotyped toe-walking with overcorrection and physical therapy. Applied Research In Mental Retardation, 2, 13–21.

Best, K. L., Kirby, R. L., Smith, C., & MacLeod, D. A. (2005). Wheelchair skills training for community-based manual wheelchair users: A randomized controlled trial. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 86(12), 2316–2323.

Bhat, A. N., Landa, R. J., & Galloway, J. C. (2011). Current perspectives on motor functioning in infants, children, and adults with autism spectrum disorders. Physical Therapy, 91(7), 1116–1129.

Binder, C. (1996). Behavioral fluency: Evolution of a new paradigm. Behavior Analyst, 19(2), 163–197.

Brandt, Å., Iwarsson, S., & Ståhle, A. (2004). Older people’s use of powered wheelchairs for activity and participation. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 36(2), 70–77.

Brown, J. D. (1991). Staying Fit and Staying Well: Physical Fitness as a Moderator of Life Stress. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 60(4), 555–561.

Burns, R. D., Fu, Y., Fang, Y., Hannon, J. C., & Brusseau, T. A. (2017). Effect of a 12-week physical activity program on gross motor skills in children. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 124(6), 1121–1133.

Chapman, S. S., Ewing, C. B., & Mozzoni, M. P. (2005). Precision teaching and fluency training across cognitive, physical, and academic tasks in children with traumatic brain injury: A multiple baseline study. Behavioral Interventions, 20(1), 37–49.

Correa, V. I., Poulson, C. L., & Salzberg, C. L. (1984). Training and generalization of reach-grasp behavior in blind, retarded young children. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 17(1), 57–69.

Croce, R. V. (1990). Effects of exercise and diet on body composition and cardiovascular fitness in adults with severe metnal retardation. Education and Training in Mental Retardation, 25(2), 176–187.

Deflandre, A., Lorant, J., Gavarry, O., & Falgairette, G. (2001). Determinants of physical activity and physical and sports activities in French school children. Perceptual & Motor Skills, 92(2), 399.

Demchak, M. (1993). A review of behavioral procedures to teach motor skills to individuals with severe disabilities. Journal of Behavioral Education, 3(4), 339–361.

Dewar, R., Love, S., & Johnston, L. M. (2015). Exercise interventions improve postural control in children with cerebral palsy: A systematic review. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 57(6), 504–520.

Fabrizio, M. A., Schirmer, K., King, A., Diakite, A., & Stovel, L. (2007). Precision teaching a foundational motor skill to a child with autism. Journal of Precision Teaching & Celeration, 23, 16–18.

Grissmer, D., Grimm, K. J., Aiyer, S. M., Murrah, W. M., & Steele, J. S. (2010). Fine motor skills and early comprehension of the world: Two new school readiness indicators. Developmental Psychology, 46(5), 1008–1017.

Hardiman, S. A., Goen, E. M., Reuter, K. E., & Leblanc, J. M. (1975). Primes, contingent attention, and training: Effects on a child’s motor behavior. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 8(4), 9–12.

Hardy, L. L., Reinten-Reynolds, T., Espinel, P., Zask, A., & Okely, A. D. (2012). Prevalence and correlates of low fundamental movement skill competency in children. Pediatrics, 130(2), e390–e398.

Harris, F. R., Johnston, M. K., Kelley, C. S., & Wolf, M. M. (1964). Effects of positive social reinforcement on regressed crawling of a nursery school child. Journal of Educational Psychology, 55(1), 35–41.

Hartman, E., Houwen, S., Scherder, E., & Visscher, C. (2010). On the relationship between motor performance and executive functioning in children with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 54(5), 468–477.

Heller, T., & Sorensen, A. (2013). Promoting healthy aging in adults with developmental disabilities. Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 18(1), 22–30.

Horner, R. D. (1971). Establishing use of crutches by a mentally retarded spina bifida child. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 4(3), 183–189.

Horton, S. V., & Taylor, D. C. (1989). The use of behavior therapy and physical therapy to promote independent ambulation in a preschooler with mental retardation and cerebral palsy. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 10(4), 363–375.

Houwen, S., van der Putten, A., & Vlaskamp, C. (2014). A systematic review of the effects of motor interventions to improve motor, cognitive, and/or social functioning in people with severe or profound intellectual disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 35(9), 2093–2116.

Kirby, K. C., & Holborn, S. W. (1986). Trained, generalized, and collateral behavior changes of preschool children receiving gross-motor skills training. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 19(3), 283–288.

Kirby, L. R., Mitchell, D., Sabharwal, S., McCranie, M., & Nelson, A. L. (2016). Manual wheelchair skills training for community-dwelling veterans with spinal cord injury: A randomized controlled trial. PLoS ONE, 11(12).

Lancioni, G. E., & O’Reilly, M. F. (1998). A review of research on physical exercise with people with severe and profound developmental disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 19(6), 477–492.

Lancioni, G. E., O’Reilly, M. F., Singh, N. N., Sigafoos, J., Campodonico, F., & Oliva, D. (2009). A wheelchair user with visual and intellectual disabilities managing simple orientation technology for indoor travel. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 103(5), 308–314.

Lancioni, G. E., Singh, N. N., O’Reilly, M. F., Sigafoos, J., La Martire, M. L., Oliva, D., & Groeneweg, J. (2012). Technology-based programs to promote walking fluency or improve foot-ground contact during walking: Two case studies of adults with multiple disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 33(1), 111–118.

Lancioni, G. E., Singh, N. N., O’Reilly, M. F., Sigafoos, J., Oliva, D., Smaldone, A., … Groeneweg, J. (2010). Promoting ambulation responses among children with multiple disabilities through walkers and microswitches with contingent stimuli. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 31(3), 811–816.

Lindquist, N. J., Loudon, P. E., Magis, T. F., Rispin, J. E., Kirby, R. L., & Manns, P. J. (2010). Reliability of the performance and safety scores of the wheelchair skills test version 4.1 for manual wheelchair users. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 91(11), 1752–1757.

Logan, S. W., Robinson, L. E., Wilson, A. E., & Lucas, W. A. (2012). Getting the fundamentals of movement: A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of motor skill interventions in children. Child: Care, Health and Development, 38(3), 305–315.

Lubans, D., Morgan, P., Cliff, D., Barnett, L., & Okely, A. (2010). Fundamental movement skills in children and adolescents: review of associated health benefits. Sports Medicine, 40(12), 1019–1035.

Macmahon, J. R., & Gross, R. T. (1987). Physical and psychological effects of aerobic exercise in boys with learning disabilities.pdf. Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.

Merbitz, C. (1996). Frequency measures of behavior for assistive technology and rehabilitation. Assistive Technology, 2(121–130).

Messent, P. R., Cooke, C. B., & Long, J. (1998). Physical activity, exercise and health of adults with mild and moderate learning disabilities. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 26(1), 17–22.

Mudge, S., & Stott, N. S. (2007). Outcome measures to assess walking ability following stroke: A systematic review of the literature. Physiotherapy, 93(3), 189–200.

O’Brien, F., Azrin, N. H., & Bugle, C. (1972). Training profoundly retarded children to stop crawling. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 5(2), 131–137.

O’Handley, R. D., Dadakhodjaeva, K., Radley, K. C., & Dart, E. H. (2016). Promoting independent ambulation: A case study of an elementary school student with developmental disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 56, 153–159.

Ozonoff, S., Young, G. S., Goldring, S., Greiss-Hess, L., Herrera, A. M., Steele, J., … Rogers, S. J. (2008). Gross motor development, movement abnormalities, and early identification of autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 38(4), 644–656.

Pierce, C. H., & Garland, D. (1977). Effects of four training procedures on increasing motor skills of physically handicapped retarded persons. Journal of Mental Deficiency Research, 21(1), 25–35.

Provost, B., Lopez, B. R., & Heimerl, S. (2007). A comparison of motor delays in young children: Autism spectrum disorder, developmental delay, and developmental concerns. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 37(2), 321–328.

Robinson, L. E., Stodden, D. F., Barnett, L. M., Lopes, V. P., Logan, S. W., Rodrigues, L. P., & D’Hondt, E. (2015). Motor competence and its effect on positive developmental trajectories of health. Sports Medicine, 45(9), 1273–1284.

Rust, K. L., & Smith, R. O. (2005). Assistive technology in the measurement of rehabilitation and health outcomes: A review and analysis of instruments. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 84(10).

Sawatzky, B., Rushton, P. W., Denison, I., & McDonald, R. (2012). Wheelchair skills training programme for children: A pilot study. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 59(1), 2–9.

Stasolla, F., Caffò, A. O., Perilli, V., Boccasini, A., Stella, A., Damiani, R., … Damato, C. (2017). A microswitch-based program for promoting initial ambulation responses: An evaluation with two girls with multiple disabilities. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 50(2), 345–356.

Strawbridge, M. D., Sisson, L. A., & Van Hasselt, V. B. (1989). Behavior therapy combined with physical therapy to promote walker use by a child with multiple handicaps. Education and Training in Mental Retardation, 24(3), 237–247.

Tai, Y., Limroongruengrat, Weerawat, Chang, L.-S., Ke, X., Tasai, L.-C., Chen, Y.-P., & Lewis, J. (2015). Immediate video feedback on ramp, wheelie, and curb wheelchair skill training for persons with spinal cord injury. Journal of Rehabiliation Research & Development, 52(4), 421–430.

Twarek, M., Cihon, T., & Eshleman, J. (2010). The effects of fluent levels of big 6+6 skill elements on functional motor skills with children with autism. Behavioral Interventions, 25, 275–293.

Walker, R. I., & Vogelsberg, R. T. (1985). Increasing independent mobility skills for a woman who was severely handicapped and nonambulatory. Applied Research In Mental Retardation, 6(2), 173–183.

Weiss, M. J., Pearson, N., Foley, K., & Pahl, S. (2010). The importance of fluency outcomes in learners with autism. The Behavior Analyst Today, 11(4), 245–251.

Westendorp, M., Hartman, E., Houwen, S., Smith, J., & Visscher, C. (2011). The relationship between gross motor skills and academic achievement in children with learning disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 32(6), 2773–2779.




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