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A group memory rehabilitation programme for people with traumatic brain injuries: the ReMemBrIn RCT (2019)
Journal Article
das Nair, R., Bradshaw, L. E., Carpenter, H., Clarke, S., Day, F., Drummond, A., …Lincoln, N. B. (2019). A group memory rehabilitation programme for people with traumatic brain injuries: the ReMemBrIn RCT. Health Technology Assessment, 23(16), 1-194. doi:10.3310/hta23160

Main outcome measures: Outcomes were assessed at 6 and 12 months after randomisation. Primary outcome: patient-completed Everyday Memory Questionnaire – patient version (EMQ-p) at 6 months’ follow-up. Secondary outcomes: Rivermead Behavioural Memory... Read More

Clinical and cost effectiveness of memory rehabilitation following traumatic brain injury: a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial (2019)
Journal Article
das Nair, R., Bradshaw, L. E., Day, F. E., Drummond, A., Harris, S. R., Fitzsimmons, D., …Lincoln, N. B. (2019). Clinical and cost effectiveness of memory rehabilitation following traumatic brain injury: a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation, 33(7), 1171-1184. doi:10.1177/0269215519840069

Objective: To evaluate the clinical and cost effectiveness of a group-based memory rehabilitation programme for people with traumatic brain injury. Design: Multicentre, pragmatic, observer-blinded, randomized controlled trial in England. Sett... Read More

A scoping review of behaviour change theories in adults without dementia to adapt and develop the ‘PHYT in dementia’, a model promoting physical activity in people with dementia (2019)
Journal Article
Di Lorito, C., Pollock, K., Harwood, R., das Nair, R., Logan, P., Goldberg, S., …Van Der Wardt, V. (2019). A scoping review of behaviour change theories in adults without dementia to adapt and develop the ‘PHYT in dementia’, a model promoting physical activity in people with dementia. Maturitas, 121, 101-113. doi:10.1016/j.maturitas.2019.01.008

Introduction: Research has established that exercise and physical activity can improve executive functioning, independence and quality of life in people with dementia. A dedicated theory explaining behaviour change in relation to physical activity i... Read More

The relationship between patients’ illness beliefs and recovery after stroke (2018)
Journal Article
Aujla, N., Walker, M., Vedhara, K., & Sprigg, N. (2019). The relationship between patients’ illness beliefs and recovery after stroke. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 24(5), 551-558. doi:10.1080/13548506.2018.1557712

The Common Sense Model (CSM) is a useful framework for understanding mood and treatment adherence amongst survivors in the acute phase of stroke. CSM stroke studies have thus far focused on the single outcomes, mood and medication adherence, neglecti... Read More

Bathing adaptations in the homes of older adults (BATH-OUT): results of a Feasibility Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT) (2018)
Journal Article
Whitehead, P. J., Golding-Day, M. R., Belshaw, S., Dawson, T., James, M., & Walker, M. F. (2018). Bathing adaptations in the homes of older adults (BATH-OUT): results of a Feasibility Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT). BMC Public Health, 18, 1-11. doi:10.1186/s12889-018-6200-4

Background: Housing adaptations have been identified as an important environmental and prevention intervention for older adults, which may improve health and quality of life. The onset of disability in bathing can act as a warning for further disabil... Read More

The need-relevant instructor behaviours scale (NIBS): development and initial validation (2018)
Journal Article
Quested, E., Ntoumanis, N., Stenling, A., Thogersen-Ntoumani, C., & Hancox, J. (2018). The need-relevant instructor behaviours scale (NIBS): development and initial validation. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 40(5), 259-268. doi:10.1123/jsep.2018-0043

Purpose. This article outlines the development and validation of the Need-Relevant Instructor Behaviors Scale (NIBS). Drawing from self-determination theory, the NIBS is the first observation tool designed to code the frequency and the intensity of a... Read More

Return to work after stroke: feasibility of 6-year follow-up (2018)
Journal Article
Phillips, J., Gaffney, K., Phillips, M., & Radford, K. (2018). Return to work after stroke: feasibility of 6-year follow-up. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 82(1), 27-37. doi:10.1177/0308022618791976

Introduction Little is known about long-term work sustainability of stroke survivors. A feasibility trial of early stroke specialist vocational rehabilitation had 32/46 (69.5%) participants available for follow-up at 12 months post stroke. Of these,... Read More

How effective are physical activity interventions for alleviating depressive symptoms in older people?: a systematic review (2009)
Journal Article
Blake, H., Mo, P. K. H., Malik, S., & Thomas, S. (2009). How effective are physical activity interventions for alleviating depressive symptoms in older people?: a systematic review. Clinical Rehabilitation, 23(10), 873-887. doi:10.1177/0269215509337449

Background: The benefits of physical exercise in reducing clinically defined depression in the general population have been established, although a review of the evidence for older adults is needed. Objectives: To assess the efficacy of physical exe... Read More