McPherson, AC, McAdam, L, Keenan, S, Schwellnus, H, Biddiss, E, DeFinney, A, English, K. (Accepted) A feasibility study using solution-focused coaching for health promotion in children and young people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Developmental Neurorehabilitation.
Ballantyne, M, Orava, T, Bernardo, S, McPherson, AC, Church, P, Fehlings, D. (Accepted) Parents’ early healthcare transition experiences with preterm and acutely ill infants: A scoping review. Child Care, Health and Development.
McPherson, AC, Hamilton, J, Kingsnorth, S, Knibbe, TJ, Peters, M, Swift, JA, Krog, K, Chen, L, Steinberg, A, Ball, GDC. Talking with children and families about obesity and weight-related topics: A scoping review of best practices. Obesity Reviews 18 (2) 164-182 (early online 26 Nov 2016).
McPherson, AC, King, G, Rudzik, A, Kingsnorth, S, Gorter, JW and the Ontario Independence Program Research (OIPR) team (2016). Optimizing life success through residential immersive life skills programs for youth with disabilities: Study protocol of a mixed-methods, prospective, comparative cohort study. BMC Pediatrics. 16:153.
Shen, QA, Doyle-Thomas, KAR, Beesley, L, Karmali, A, Williams, L, Tanel, N, McPherson, AC. (2016) How should we engage parents as co-researchers in health research? A scoping review of current practices. Health Expectations (early online 12 August 2016).
Knibbe, TJ, Biddiss, E, Gladstone, B, McPherson, AC. (2016) Characterizing socially supportive environments relating to physical activity participation for young people with physical disabilities. Developmental Neurorehabilitation (early online 11 August 2016).
Heller, M, Gambino, S, Church, P, Lindsay, S, Kaufman, M, McPherson, AC. (2016) Sex, Romance & Spina Bifida: A qualitative study exploring sexuality and relationships in young people with spina bifida and their partners. Journal of Adolescent Health 59 (2), 182–188. DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2016.03.037 (early online 21 May 2016).
Lindsay, S, Fellin, M, Cruickshank, H, McPherson, A, Maxwell, J. (2016) Youth and parents' experiences of a new inter-agency transition model for spina bifida compared to youth who did not take part in the model. Disability and Health Journal 9 (4), 705-712. (early online 27 May 2016).
Rivera, J, McPherson, A, Hamilton, J, Birken, C, Coons, M, Iyer, S, Agarwal, A, Lalloo, C, Stinson, J. (2016) Mobile Applications for Weight Management: A Scoping Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research 4 (3) Jul-Sept.
King, G, Kingsnorth, S, McPherson, AC, Jones-Galley, K, Pinto, M, Fellin, M, Timbrell, N Savage, D. (2016) Residential Immersive Life Skills Programs for Youth with Physical Disabilities: A Pilot Study of Program Opportunities, Provider Strategies, and Youth Experiences. Research in Developmental Disabilities 55, 242–255.
McPherson, AC, Swift, JA, Peters, M, Lyons, J, Knibbe, TJ, Church, P, Chen, L, Farrell, R, Gorter, JW. (2016) Communicating about obesity and weight-related topics with children with a physical disability and their families: spina bifida as an example. Disability and Rehabilitation 39 (8), 791-797. (early online 25 March 2016).
McPherson, AC, Rudzik, A, Kingsnorth, S, King, G, Gorter, JW, Morrison, A. (2016) “Ready to take on the world”: Experiences and understandings of independence after attending residential immersive life skills programs for youth with physical disabilities. Developmental Neurorehabilitation. DOI: 10.3109/17518423.2016.1141254 (early online 22 March 2016).
McPherson, AC, Ball, GDC, Maltais, DB, Swift, JA, Cairney, J, Knibbe, TJ, Krog, K. (2016) A Call to Action: Setting The Research Agenda For Addressing Weight-Related Topics In Children With Physical Disabilities. Childhood Obesity (early online 30 Dec 2015).
Lindsay, S, McPherson, AC, Maxwell, J. (2016) School-work transitions among youth with spina bifida: Perspectives from youth, their parents, and health care providers. Disability and Rehabilitation. Early online (17 March 2016) DOI: 10.3109/09638288.2016.1153161.
Lindsay S, Cruickshank H, McPherson A, Maxwell J. (2016) Implementation of an inter-agency transition model for youth with spina bifida. Child: Care, Health & Development 42(2):203-12 (early online 17 Nov 2015).
Fischer, N, Church, P, Lyons, J, McPherson, AC. (2015) A qualitative exploration of the experiences of children with spina bifida and their parents around incontinence and social participation Child: Care, Health and Development, 41(6):954–962 (Early online 23 May 2015). DOI: 10.1111/cch.12257.
King G, McPherson AC, Kingsnorth S, et al. (2015) Residential immersive life skills programs for youth with disabilities: Service providers' perceptions of change processes. Disability and Rehabilitation 37(11):971-80 (Early online 1 May). DOI: 10.3109/09638288.2015.1031285.
Kingsnorth, S., King, G., McPherson, A. & Jones-Galley, K. (2015) A retrospective study of past graduates of a residential life skills program for youth with physical disabilities. Child: Care, Health and Development 41(3) 374-383. doi:10.1111/cch.12196 (early online 23 Sep 2014).
McPherson, AC, Leo, J, Lyons, J, Church, P, Chen, L, Swift, JA. (2014) An environmental scan of weight assessment and management practices in paediatric spina bifida clinics across Canada. Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine 7(3):207-17. doi: 10.3233/PRM-140290.
King, G, McPherson, AC, Kingsnorth, S, Stewart, D, Glencross-Eimantas, T, Gorter, JW, Jones-Galley, K, Morrison, A, Isihi, AM (2014) Residential immersive life skills programs for youth with disabilities: Service providers’ perceptions of experiential benefits and key program features. Disability and Rehabilitation 37 (11): 971-980 (Early Online 19 August 2014).
Biddiss, E, Knibbe, TJ, McPherson, AC. (2014). The effectiveness of interventions aimed at reducing anxiety in healthcare waiting spaces: a systematic review of randomized and non-randomized trials. Anesthesia & Analgesia 119 (2):433-448.
McPherson, AC, Gofine, M, Stinson, J. (2014) Seeing is believing? A mixed methods study exploring the quality and perceived trustworthiness of online information about chronic conditions aimed at children and young people. Health Communication 29 (5) 473-482. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2013.768325.
McPherson, AC, Keith, R, Swift, JA. (2014) Obesity prevention for children with physical disabilities: a scoping review of physical activity and nutrition interventions. Disability and Rehabilitation. 36(19):1573-87. doi: 10.3109/09638288.2013.863391.
Keenan, S, King, G, Curran, CJ, McPherson, AC (2014) Effectiveness of an Experiential Life Skills Intervention for Youth with a Disability. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 34 (2), 119-131. doi:10.3109/01942638.2013.842200.
Patton, I & McPherson, AC (2013) Anthropometric measurements in Canadian children: A scoping review. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 104(5):e369-e374.
Wells, F, Ritchie, D, McPherson, AC. (2013) "It is life threatening but I don’t mind”. A qualitative study using Photo Elicitation Interviews to explore young people’s experiences of renal replacement therapies. Child: Care, Health & Development 39 (4), 602–612.
McPherson, AC, Swift, JA, Yung, E, Lyons, J, Church, P. (2013) The assessment of weight status in children and young people attending a spina bifida outpatient clinic: a retrospective medical record review. Disability and Rehabilitation. Vol. 35 (25), 2123-2131.
Biddiss, E, McPherson, A, Shea, G, McKeever, P. (2013) The design and testing of interactive hospital spaces to meet the needs of waiting children. Health Environments Research & Design Journal 6(3), 49-68.
Price KJ, Wales J, Eiser C, Knowles, J, Heller, S, Freeman, J Brennan, A, McPherson, A, Wellington, J (2013) Does an intensive self-management structured education course improve outcomes for children and young people with type 1 diabetes? The Kids In Control OF Food (KICk-OFF) cluster randomised controlled trial protocol. BMJ Open;3: e002429. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-002429.
King, G, Curran, CJ, McPherson, AC. (2013) A Four-Part Ecological Model of Community-focused Therapeutic Recreation and Life Skills Services to Support the Participation of Children with Disabilities. Child: Care, Health & Development 39 (3), 325-336. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2214.2012.01390.x.
McPherson, AC & Lindsay, S. (2012) How do children with disabilities view ‘healthy living’? A pilot study. Disability & Health Journal 5 (3) 201-209.
Lindsay S, McPherson AC, Aslam H, McKeever P, Wright V (2012) Exploring children’s perceptions of two school-based social inclusion programs: A pilot. Child and Youth Forum. DOI: 10.1007/s10566-012-9183-9.
Lindsay, SL & McPherson, AC. (2011) Experiences of social exclusion and bullying at school among children and youth with cerebral palsy. Disability & Rehabilitation. DOI: 10.3109/09638288.2011.587086.
Lindsay, S & McPherson, AC (2011) Strategies for improving disability awareness and social inclusion: Listening to the voices of children with cerebral palsy Child: Care, Health & Development 38 (6) 809-816. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2214.2011.01308.x.
McPherson, AC & Redsell, SA (2009) Factors affecting children's involvement in asthma consultations: a questionnaire survey of general practitioners and primary care asthma nurses. Primary Care Respiratory Journal 18(1), 15-20.
Glazebrook, C, McPherson, AC, Macdonald, IA, Swift, JA, Ramsay, C, Newbould, R. & Smyth, A (2006) Asthma as a barrier to children's physical activity: implications for body mass index and mental health. Pediatrics 118(6), 2443-2449.
McPherson, AC, Glazebrook, C, Forster, D, James, C & Smyth, A. (2006) A Randomised, Controlled Trial to evaluate an interactive educational computer package for children with Asthma. Pediatrics 117,1046-1054.