Suzanne McDonough

Professor of Health and Rehabilitation (Health Sciences)

RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dublin, Ireland

Publications

  • Factors influencing the delivery of telerehabilitation for stroke: A systematic review
  • Walking exercise for chronic musculoskeletal pain: Systematic review and meta-analysis
  • Activity monitoring using an intelligent mobile phone a validation study
  • Clinician-friendly lower extremity physical performance measures in athletes: A systematic review of measurement properties and correlation with injury, part 1. The tests for knee function including the hop tests
  • Cold-water immersion (cryotherapy) for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise
  • Evaluating user experiences in rehabilitation games
  • Acupuncture for low back pain: An overview of systematic reviews
  • Effect of a self-determination theory - Based communication skills training program on physiotherapists' psychological support for their patients with chronic low back pain: A randomized controlled trial
  • The relationship between physical activity and low back pain outcomes: A systematic review of observational studies
  • Psychosocial interventions for men with prostate cancer
  • Research priorities for the therapy professions in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland: A comparison of findings from a delphi consultation
  • The effect of reflexology on the autonomic nervous system in healthy adults: A feasibility study
  • Reliability and repeatability of the shuttle walk test in patients with chronic low back pain
  • An investigation of association between chronic musculoskeletal pain and cardiovascular disease in the Health Survey for England (2008)
  • Laser Acupuncture for Treating Musculoskeletal Pain: A Systematic Review with Meta-analysis
  • Applying the transtheoretical model to physical activity behavior in individuals with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis
  • Cold-water immersion (cryotherapy) for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise.
  • Sedentary behaviour and physical activity in bronchiectasis: A cross-sectional study
  • Rehabilitation Game Model for Personalised Exercise
  • Clinical effectiveness of low-level laser therapy as an adjunct to eccentric exercise for the treatment of Achilles' tendinopathy: A randomized controlled trial
  • ReApp – a mobile app for the rehabilitation of ankle sprains
  • Walking away from back pain: One step at a time - A community-based randomised controlled trial
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine acupuncture and myofascial trigger needling: The same stimulation points?
  • Failure of a numerical quality assessment scale to identify potential risk of bias in a systematic review: A comparison study
  • Virtual reality in the rehabilitation of the arm after hemiplegic stroke: A randomized controlled pilot study
  • Gaming for health: A systematic review of the physical and cognitive effects of interactive computer games in older adults
  • Predicting Functional Recovery after Acute Ankle Sprain
  • Mock treatments and real acupuncture affect osteoarthritic pain similarly: Patients who believe in a treatment they are receiving have less pain
  • Does a patient's physical activity predict recovery from an episode of acute low back pain? A prospective cohort study
  • Applying a brain-computer interface to support motor imagery practice in people with stroke for upper limb recovery: A feasibility study
  • Home- based self- management of dementia: Closing the loop
  • Theory-driven group-based complex intervention to support self-management of osteoarthritis and low back pain in primary care physiotherapy: Protocol for a cluster randomised controlled feasibility trial (SOLAS)
  • Authors' reply to comment by Grant et al
  • STRICTA: Is it time to do more?
  • Towards a generic platform for the self-management of chronic conditions
  • Exercise and auricular acupuncture for chronic low-back pain: A feasibility randomized-controlled trial
  • Effect of accelerated rehabilitation on function after ankle sprain: Randomised controlled trial
  • Physiotherapy for sleep disturbance in people with chronic low back pain: Results of a feasibility randomized controlled trial
  • Augmented reality games for upper-limb stroke rehabilitation
  • Close range depth sensing cameras for virtual reality based hand rehabilitation
  • A systematic review of interventions aimed at increasing physical activity in adults with chronic musculoskeletal pain-protocol
  • Psychosocial interventions for men with prostate cancer: A Cochrane systematic review
  • Using fitt's law to model arm motion tracked in 3D by a leap motion controller for virtual reality upper arm stroke rehabilitation
  • Keepwell: A generic platform for the self-management of chronic conditions
  • Supervised walking in comparison with fitness training for chronic back pain in physiotherapy: Results of the SWIFT single-blinded randomized controlled trial (ISRCTN17592092)
  • Functional management of ankle sprains: What volume and intensity of walking is undertaken in the first week postinjury
  • Communication style and exercise compliance in physiotherapy (CONNECT). A cluster randomized controlled trial to test a theory-based intervention to increase chronic low back pain patients adherence to physiotherapists recommendations: Study rationale, design, and methods
  • Clinician-friendly lower extremity physical performance tests in athletes: A systematic review of measurement properties and correlation with injury. Part 2-the tests for the hip, thigh, foot and ankle including the star excursion balance test
  • The authors respond
  • Pedometer-driven walking for chronic low back pain: A feasibility randomized controlled trial
  • Herbal medicinal products or preparations for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia
  • Letters
  • Whole Medical Systems
  • Acupuncture and reflexology for insomnia: A feasibility study
  • Optimising engagement for stroke rehabilitation using serious games
  • Low level laser treatment of tendinopathy: a systematic review with meta-analysis.
  • Are sports medicine journals relevant and applicable to practitioners and athletes?
  • Adaptive virtual reality games for rehabilitation of motor disorders
  • Clinical guidelines versus clinical practice in the management of low back pain
  • Cryotherapy for acute ankle sprains: A randomised controlled study of two different icing protocols
  • Some conservative strategies are effective when added to controlled mobilisation with external support after acute ankle sprain: A systematic review
  • Virtual reality games for motor rehabilitation
  • Development of a virtual reality system for the rehabilitation of the upper limb after stroke
  • Physiotherapy for sleep disturbance in chronic low back pain: A feasibility randomised controlled trial
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation for the Treatment of Pain in Physiotherapy Practices in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom-A Survey of Usage and Perceived Effectiveness Compared With Other Pain Relieving Modalities
  • Electrical stimulation in cerebral palsy: A randomized controlled trial
  • The adjunctive role of mental practice in the rehabilitation of the upper limb after hemiplegic stroke: A pilot study
  • The dose that works: Low level laser treatment of tendinopathy
  • Clinical effectiveness of laser acupuncture: A systematic review
  • Laser therapy in the treatment of achilles tendinopathy: A randomised controlled trial
  • Serious games for upper limb rehabilitation following stroke
  • Immersive virtual reality for upper limb rehabilitation following stroke
  • The PRICE study (Protection Rest Ice Compression Elevation): Design of a randomised controlled trial comparing standard versus cryokinetic ice applications in the management of acute ankle sprain [ISRCTN13903946]
  • Treatment regimens of acupuncture for low back pain-A systematic review
  • Interactive games in motor rehabilitation for children with sensorimotor disorders
  • Principles of Electrotherapy in Veterinary Physiotherapy
  • Does physical activity change predict functional recovery in low back pain? Protocol for a prospective cohort study
  • Vision based games for upper-limb stroke rehabilitation
  • Utility of the RT3 triaxial accelerometer in free living: An investigation of adherence and data loss
  • Acupuncture
  • Virtual reality in the rehabilitation of the upper limb after stroke: The user's perspective
  • Interactive computer play in rehabilitation of children with sensorimotor disorders: A systematic review
  • A walking programme and a supervised exercise class versus usual physiotherapy for chronic low back pain: A single-blinded randomised controlled trial. (The Supervised Walking in comparison to Fitness Training for Back Pain (SWIFT) Trial)
  • A randomized clinical trial of manipulative therapy and interferential therapy for acute low back pain
  • The effect of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation on local and distal cutaneous blood flow following a prolonged heat stimulus in healthy subjects
  • Effectiveness of acupuncture for low back pain: A systematic review
  • The integration of acupuncture into physiotherapy practice
  • Laser therapy in the treatment of achilles tendinopathy: A pilot study
  • Test-retest reliability of step counts with the ActivPAL™ device in common daily activities
  • Different frequencies of acupuncture treatment for chronic low back pain: An assessor-blinded pilot randomised controlled trial
  • Electrical stimulation in cerebral palsy: A review of effects on strength and motor function
  • Response to reviewers commentary on 'virtual reality in stroke rehabilitation: Still more virtual than real'
  • Physiotherapy management of low back pain in Thailand: a study of practice.
  • Virtual reality in stroke rehabilitation: Still more virtual than real
  • The back 2 activity trial: Education and advice versus education and advice plus a structured walking programme for chronic low back pain
  • A descriptive study of the usage of spinal manipulative therapy techniques within a randomized clinical trial in acute low back pain
  • Using motor imagery based brain-computer interface for post-stroke rehabilitation
  • The relationship between gross motor function and participation restriction in children with cerebral palsy: An exploratory analysis
  • Acupuncture for acute non-specific low back pain: A pilot randomised non-penetrating sham controlled trial
  • Exercise and manual auricular acupuncture: A pilot assessor-blind randomised controlled trial. (The acupuncture and personalised exercise programme (APEP) Trial)
  • The Use of Ice in the Treatment of Acute Soft-Tissue Injury: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials
  • A systematic review of the passive straight leg raising test as a diagnostic aid for low back pain (1989 to 2000).
  • Low-intensity laser therapy/combined phototherapy in the management of chronic venous ulceration: A placebo-controlled study
  • Interferential therapy electrode placement technique in acute low back pain: A preliminary investigation
  • Physiotherapy management of low back pain: A survey of current practice in Northern Ireland
  • The passive straight leg raising test in the diagnosis and treatment of lumbar disc herniation: A survey of United kingdom osteopathic opinion and clinical practice
  • Wound measurement: The comparative reliability of direct versus photographic tracings analyzed by planimetry versus digitizing techniques
  • How effective is the acute low back pain screening questionnaire for predicting 1-year follow-up in patients with low back pain?
  • Low intensity laser therapy (830nm) in the management of minor postsurgical wounds: A controlled clinical study
  • Royal academy of medicine in ireland section of biomedical sciences - Proceedings of meeting held 9th January 1998
  • Biopsychosocial screening questionnaire for patients with low back pain: Preliminary report of utility in physiotherapy practice in Northern Ireland
  • Leap motion controller and oculus rift virtual reality headset for upper arm stroke rehabilitation
  • A participatory design framework for the gamification of rehabilitation systems
  • Assisted standing for Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • The effectiveness of interventions aimed at increasing physical activity in adults with persistent musculoskeletal pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis
  • Using intervention mapping to develop a theory-driven, group-based complex intervention to support self-management of osteoarthritis and low back pain (SOLAS)
  • The association between light intensity physical activity with gait speed in older adults (≥ 50 years). A longitudinal analysis using the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA).
  • Comorbidities and their link with individual health status: A cross-sectional analysis of 23,892 people with knee and hip osteoarthritis from primary care.
  • Brain-Machine Interface-Driven Post-Stroke Upper-Limb Functional Recovery Correlates With Beta-Band Mediated Cortical Networks.
  • Gaming for health: Systematic review and meta-analysis of the physical and cognitive effects of active computer gaming in older adults
  • The association between displacement of sedentary time and chronic musculoskeletal pain: an isotemporal substitution analysis
  • A case report of low intensity laser therapy (LILT) in the management of venous ulceration: Potential effects of wound debridement upon efficacy
  • The association between balance and free-living physical activity in an older community-dwelling adult population: A systematic review and meta-analysis
  • Communication Skills Training for Practitioners to Increase Patient Adherence to Home-Based Rehabilitation for Chronic Low Back Pain: Results of a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial
  • User-centred design of an active computer gaming system for strength and balance exercises for older adults
  • Pulsed electromagnetic energy in management of chronic wounds: a systematic review
  • Education of healthcare professionals for preventing pressure ulcers
  • Acupuncture for chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled feasibility trial comparing treatment session numbers
  • Education of healthcare professionals for preventing pressure ulcers
  • Clinician-Facilitated Physical Activity Intervention Versus Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Improving Physical Activity in COPD: A Feasibility Study
  • Assessing physiotherapists’ communication skills for promoting patient autonomy for self-management: reliability and validity of the communication evaluation in rehabilitation tool
  • Physical performance tests predict injury in National Collegiate Athletic Association athletes: A three-season prospective cohort study
  • Comparing accelerometer, pedometer and a questionnaire for measuring physical activity in bronchiectasis: A validity and feasibility study?
  • Utilising technology for rehabilitation of the upper limb following stroke: the Ulster experience
  • Office-Cycling: A Promising Way to Raise Pain Thresholds and Increase Metabolism with Minimal Compromising of Work Performance
  • Does the dose of Traditional Chinese Medicine acupuncture in addition to usual care affect outcomes for adults with chronic low back pain? Protocol for a randomized controlled feasibility study
  • Using computer, mobile and wearable technology enhanced interventions to reduce sedentary behaviour: a systematic review and meta-analysis
  • Herbal medicinal products or preparations for neuropathic pain
  • Herbal medicinal products or preparations for neuropathic pain
  • A randomized controlled trial investigating effects of an individualized pedometer driven walking program on chronic low back pain.
  • Feasibility cluster randomised controlled trial evaluating a theory-driven group-based complex intervention versus usual physiotherapy to support self-management of osteoarthritis and low back pain (SOLAS).
  • Feasibility cluster randomised controlled trial evaluating a theory-driven group-based complex intervention versus usual physiotherapy to support self-management of osteoarthritis and low back pain (SOLAS)
  • Exploring the Views of Desk-Based Office Workers and Their Employers' Beliefs Regarding Strategies to Reduce Occupational Sitting Time, With an Emphasis on Technology-Supported Approaches.
  • Virtual Reality Design for Stroke Rehabilitation.
  • Iterative four-phase development of a theory-based digital behaviour change intervention to reduce occupational sedentary behaviour.
  • Changes in physical activity predict changes in a comprehensive model of balance in older community-dwelling adults. A longitudinal analysis of the TILDA study.
  • Assisted standing for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
  • Peer-led walking programme to increase physical activity in inactive 60- to 70-year-olds: Walk with Me pilot RCT
  • Walk with Me: a protocol for a pilot RCT of a peer-led walking programme to increase physical activity in inactive older adults.
  • Herbal medicinal products or preparations for neuropathic pain
  • Digital tools to support the maintenance of physical activity in people with long-term conditions: A scoping review

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