Pediatric Physical Therapy July 2020, Volume 32, Issue 3;
INTERVIEWS IN THIS EDITION:
Agnes McConlogue Ferro, DPT, PCS, Clinical Associate Professor, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York State.
TITLE: A Structured Goal-Setting Process to Promote Functional and Measurable Outcomes in School-Based Physical Therapy: A Knowledge Translation Study
The aims of this knowledge translation study were to evaluate implementation of a goal setting method for school-based therapists.
Kimberly B Klug PT, DSc, Cooperative Educational Service Agency 1, Pewaukee, Wisconsin
Concurrent Validity of the School Outcomes Measure and the School Function Assessment in Elementary Students
Examine the concurrent validity of the School Outcomes Measure and the School Function Assessment in students’ kindergarten through sixth grade.
Elise L Townsend PT, DPT, PhD, PCS, Associate Professor, MGH Institute of Health Professions, School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston MA
TITLE: Stander Use in Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Results From a Large Natural History Database
The purpose of this study was to describe stander use in a natural history cohort of drug therapy naïve, children not walking and with SMA and identify factors associated with consistent stander use.
Megan Flores PT, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of St Augustine for Health Sciences, Austin, TX
TITLE: Psychometric Properties of Segmental Assessment of Trunk Control in Infants and Toddlers With Down Syndrome
This study investigated infants and toddlers with Down syndrome to determine: reliability of the Segmental Assessment of Trunk Control (SATCo), concurrent validity of the SATCo with Gross Motor Function Measure, and whether age and SATCo score predict GMFM score.
Antonette Doty PT, PhD, PCS, Walsh University, North Canton, Ohio
TITLE: Evidence-Based Secondary Transition Predictors for Physical Therapists Working With High School Students
This study investigates how physical therapy services provided during secondary education impacts the post-school outcomes of youth with physical disabilities.
Doreen J. Bartlett, PT, PhD, Doreen J. Bartlett, PT, PhD Professor Emerita, School of Physical Therapy, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
TITLE: Advancing the Evidence Base of Pediatric Physical Therapy: “Sincerely, From the Heart”: The Ann Van Sant Global Scientific Writing Lectureship
Egmar Longo PT PhD, Department of Health of Children, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte UFRN/FACISA, Santa Cruz, Brazil
TITLE: I Want to Play: Children With Cerebral Palsy Talk About Their Experiences on Barriers and Facilitators to Participation in Leisure Activities
To explore how children with cerebral palsy experience participation in leisure activities and to describe the environmental barriers and facilitators.