The following selected publications are a sample of those authored by members of DOCC-Net. If you would like your publications included, please contact Amy McPherson.
Ball, GDC., Farnesi, BC., Newton, AS., Holt, NL., Geller, J., Sharma, AM., Johnson, ST., Matteson, CL., and Finegood, DT. (2013). Join the conversation! The development and preliminary application of conversation cards in pediatric weight management. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 45(5):476-478.
Cairney, J., Hay, JA., Veldhuizen, S., Missiuna, C., Mahlberg, N., Faught, BE. (2010). Trajectories of relative weight and waist circumference in children with and without developmental coordination disorder. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 82 (11):1167-72.
Cairney, J., Kwan, M., Hay, J., Faught, BE. (2012). Developmental Coordination Disorder, Gender, and Body Weight: Examining the impact of participation in active play. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 33(5): 1566-1573
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), 207-217.
McPherson, AC., Keith, R., Swift, JA. (2013).Obesity prevention for children with physical disabilities: A scoping review of physical activity and nutrition interventions. Disability and Rehabilitation, Early Online, 1-15. DOI: 10.3109/09638288.2013.863391.
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 35(25), 2123-2131.
McPherson, AC. & Lindsay, S. (2012). How do children with disabilities view ‘healthy living’? A pilot study. Disability & Health Journal, 5(3), 201-209.
2013). A retrospective medical record review of overweight and obesity in children with spina bifida. Disability and Rehabilitation. Early Online: 1–9.
Verschuren, O., Ketelaar, M., Keefer, D., Wright, V., Butler, J., Ada, L., Maher, C., Reid, S., Wright, M., Dalziel, B., Wiart, L., Fowler, E., Unnithan, V., Maltais, DB., van den Berg-Emons, R., Takken, T. (2011). Identification of a core set of exercise tests for children and adolescents with cerebral palsy: a Delphi survey of researchers and clinicians. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 53(5):449-56.