Publications

The following are publications from the Miller Lab over the past decade. Below are links to jump to particular years of research.

2021 publications

  • Esfandiari EMiller WC, Ashe MC. The Effect of Telehealth Interventions on Function and Quality of Life for Older Adults with Pre-Frailty or Frailty: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of Applied Gerontology. 2021 Jan 6. doi:10.1177/0733464820983630 
  • Reid H, Mohammadi S, Watson W, Robillard, JM, Crocker M, Westby MD, & Miller WC. Patient and Caregiver Perspectives on an eHealth Tool: A Qualitative Investigation of Preferred Formats, Features and Characteristics of a Presurgical eHealth Education Module. Rehabilitation Process and Outcome, 10. 2021. doi:11795727211010501. 
  • Kenyon LK, Harrison KL, Huettner MK, Johnson SB, Miller WC. Stakeholder perspectives of pediatric powered wheelchair standing devices: a qualitative study. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. 2021 Feb 19. doi:10.1111/dmcn.14842 
  • Labbé D, Mahmood A, Routhier F, Prescott M, Lacroix E, Miller WC. & Mortenson WB. Using photovoice to increase social inclusion of people with disabilities; reflections on the benefits and challenges. Journal of Community Psychology. 2021;49(1):44–57 
  • Mortenson WB, Routhier F, Mahmood A, Prescott M, Labbé D, Martin Ginis KA, et al. Predictors of psychological distress and confidence negotiating physical and social environments among mobility device users. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation2021 May 28. Publish Ahead of Print. doi:10.1097/phm.0000000000001816 

2020 publications

  • Tao G, Charm G, Kabacińska K, Miller WC, Robillard JM. Evaluation tools for assistive technologies: a scoping review. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2020 Feb 12. 
  • Tao G, Miller WC, En, JJ, Lindstrom H, Imam B, & Payne M. Self-directed usage of an in-home exergame after a supervised telerehabilitation training program for older adults with lower-limb amputation. Prosthetics and orthotics international. 2020;44(2), 52-59. 
  • Kenyon LK, Chapman A, Williams B, Miller WC. Use of single-subject research designs in seating and wheeled mobility research: a scoping review. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. 2020 Apr 2;15(3):243-55. 
  • Labbé D, Mahmood A, Miller WC, Mortenson WB. Examining the Impact of Knowledge Mobilization Strategies to Inform Urban Stakeholders on Accessibility: A Mixed-Methods study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2020 Jan;17(5):1561. 
  • Hitzig SL, Mayo AL, Kayssi A, Viana R, MacKay C, Devlin M, Dilkas S, Domingo A, Hebert JS, Miller WC, Andrysek J. Identifying priorities and developing strategies for building capacity in amputation research in Canada. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2020 Feb 6:1-1. 
  • Allegue DR, Kairy D, Higgins J, Archambault P, Michaud F, Miller WC, Sweet SN, Tousignant M. Optimization of upper extremity rehabilitation by combining telerehabilitation with an exergame in people with chronic stroke: a mixed-method study protocol. JMIR Research Protocols. 2020 Feb 7. 
  • Prescott M, Labbé D, Miller WC, Borisoff J, Feick R, & Mortenson WB. Factors that affect the ability of people with disabilities to walk or wheel to destinations in their community: a scoping review. Transport Reviews, 2020; 1-24. 
  • Berardi A, Smith EM, Miller WC. Assistive technology use and unmet need in Canada. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. 2020 Mar 20:1-6. 
  • Pellichero A, Best KL, Routhier F, Miller WC. Exploring Older Adults’ Experiences and Perceptions With a Peer-Led Wheelchair Training Program. Canadian Journal of Occupational therapy. Revue Canadienne D’ergotherapie. 2020 May 5:8417420922635- 
  • Gamache S, Routhier F, Mortenson WB, Miller WC, Martin Ginis KA. Objective evaluation of architectural obstacles encountered in two Canadian urban settings by mobility device users. Journal of Accessibility and Design for All2020;10(1):98–123. 
  • Prescott M, Miller WC, Routhier F, & Mortenson WB. Factors affecting the activity spaces of people who use mobility devices to get around the community. Health & Place. 2020;64, 102375. 
  • Field DA, & Miller WC. (2020). The wheelchair outcome measure for young people (WhOM-YP): Modification and metrics for children and youth with mobility limitations. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 2020;1-9. doi:10.1080/17483107.2020.1774811 
  • Smith EM, Mortenson WB, Mihailidis A, Miller WC. Understanding the Task Demands for Powered Wheelchair Driving: A Think-Aloud Task Analysis. Submitted to Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. 2020 August 8; 1-8.  
  • Mattie J, Tavares J, Matheson B, Smith E, Denison IMiller WC, Borisoff JF. Evaluation of the Nino® two-wheeled power mobility device: a pilot study. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. 2020 Oct 2; 28(11):2497-506. 
  • Prescott M, Miller WC, Borisoff J, Tan P, Garside N, Feick R, Mortenson WB. An exploration of the navigational behaviours of people who use wheeled mobility devices in unfamiliar pedestrian environments. Journal of Transport & Health. 2020; 20:100975. 
  • Smith EMMiller WC, Mitchell I, Mortenson WB, Mihailidis A. Evaluation of the feasibility of an error-minimized approach to powered wheelchair skills training using shared control. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. 2020 Nov 12;1-0. 
  • Hoogenes B, Querée M, Miller WC, Mortenson B, Townson A, Eng JJ. Chronic fatigue in spinal cord injury: reviewing the evidence on definition, concepts, measurement instruments and interventions: A scoping review protocol. JBI Evidence Synthesis. 2020. (Accepted/In press). 

2019 publications

  • Bigras C, Owonuwa D, Miller WC, Archambault P. A scoping review of powered wheelchair driving tasks and performance-based outcomes. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. 2019. doi:1080/17483107.2018.1527957
  • Keynon, LK, Chapman A, Williams B, Miller WC. Use of Single-subject research designs in seating and wheeled mobility research: A scoping review. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. 2019, 1-13. doi:10.1080/17483107.2018.1550115
  • Smith EM, Best KL, Miller WC. A condensed wheelchair skills training ‘bootcamp’ improves students’ self-efficacy for assessing, training, spotting, and documenting manual and power wheelchair skills. Disability and Rehabiliation: Assistive Technology. 2019. (in press)
  • Smith E, Miller WC. Feasibility RCT Protocol Evaluating a Powered Wheelchair Training Program for Older Adults. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2019. (in press)
  • Imam B, Miller WC, Finlayson H, Eng JJ, Jarus T. Provision of Inpatient Rehabilitation to Individuals with Lower Limb Amputation in Canada. Physiotherapy Canada. 2019 (in press)
  • Allegue DR, Kairy D, Higgins J, Archambault P, Michaud F, Miller WC, Sweet S, Tousignant M. Remote rehabilitation training using the combination of an exergame and telerehabilitation application: A case report of an elderly chronic stroke survivor. IEEE. 2019. (ePub)
  • Labbé D, Miller WC, Ng R. Participating more, participating better: Benefits of adaptive leisure for people with disabilities. Disability & Health. 2019, 12(2), 287-295. doi: 10.1016/j.dhjo.2018.11.007
  • Shankar S, Miller WC, Roberson ND, Hubley AM. Assessing Patient Motivation for Treatment: A Systematic Review of Available Tools, Their Measurement Properties, and Conceptual Definition. Journal of nursing measurement. 2019 Sep 11;27(2):177-209. 
  • Atoyebi OA, Labbé D, Prescott M, Mahmood A, Routhier F, Miller WC, Mortenson WB. Mobility Challenges Among Older Adult Mobility Device Users. Current Geriatrics Reports. 2019 Sep 15;8(3):223-31. 
  • Giesbrecht EM, Miller WC. Effect of an mHealth Wheelchair Skills Training Program for Older Adults: A Feasibility Randomized Controlled Trial. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation. 2019 Nov 1;100(11):2159-66 
  • Mavritsakis O, Treschow M, Labbé D, Bethune A, Miller WC. Up on the hill: the experiences of adaptive snow sports. Disability and rehabilitation. 2019 Nov 27:1-8. 
  • Routhier F, Mortenson WB, Demers L, Mahmood A, Chaudhury H, Ginis KA, Miller WC. Mobility and Participation of People With Disabilities Using Mobility Assistive Technologies: Protocol for a Mixed-Methods Study. JMIR research protocols. 2019;8(4):e12089. 

 

2018 publications

  • Smith EM, Low K, Miller WC. Interrater and intrarater reliability of the Wheelchair Skills Test Version 4.2 for Power Wheelchair Users. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2018:40(6):678-683 doi: 10.1080/09638288.2016.1271464. PMID: 28110553.
  • Rushton PW, Smith EM, Miller WC, Kirby RL, Daoust G. Reliability and responsiveness of the Self-Efficacy in Assessing, Training and Spotting wheelchair skills (SEATS) outcome measure. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. 2018 Jan 31; 1-5. doi: 10.1080/17483107.2018.1428370. PMID: 29385845.
  • Smith EM, Roberts L, McColl MA, Martin Ginis KA, Miller WC. National evaluation of policies governing funding for wheelchairs and scooters in Canada. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2018: 85(1)46-57. doi: 10.1177/0008417417719723
  • Smith EM, Roberts L, McColl MA, Martin Ginis K, Miller WC. National evaluation of policies governing funding for wheelchairs and scooters in Canada. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2018:85(1), 46-57. Aug; 54(8): 562-9. doi: 10.1038/sc.2016.8.
  • Charette C, Best KL, Smith EM, Miller WC, Routhier F. Walking aids use in Canada: Prevalence and demographic characteristics among community-dwelling users. Physical Therapy. 2018:98(7):571-577 doi: 10.1093/ptj/pzy038.
  • Bigonnesse C, Mahmood A, Chaudhury, H, Mortenson WB, Miller WC, Martin Ginis, KA. The role of neighborhood physical environment on mobility and social participation among people using mobility assistive technology. Disability & Society. 2018:33(6):866-893. doi: 10.1080/09687599.2018.1453783
  • Smith EM, Rismani S, Mortenson WB, Mihailidis A, Miller WC. “A chance to try:” Exploring the clinical utility if shared control teleoperation for powered wheelchair assessment and training. The American Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2018;73(5).
  • Kenyon L, Miller WC, Mortenson WB. “There is Power in Mobility”: Parent and Therapist Perspectives of the Experiences of Children Learning to Use Power Mobility”. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. March 2018.
  • Imam B, Miller WC, Finlayson HC, Eng JJ, Jarus T. A clinical survey about commercial games in lower limb prosthetic rehabilitation. Prosthetics and Orthotics International. 2018:42(3):311-317. doi: 10.1177/0309364617740238
  • Smith EM, Fuller D, Mahmood H, Miller WC. Differences in outcomes between the JoyBar control and standard wheelchair joystick control on two maneuverability tasks: A pilot study. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. 2018, 13(6), 523-526. doi: 10.1080/17483107.2017.1344885. PMID: 28792791.
  • Labbé D, Mortenson WB, Rushton PW, Demers L, Miller WC. Mobility and participation among aging powered wheelchair users: using a life-course approach. Ageing & Society. 2018, 1-17. doi:10.1017/S0144686X18001228
  • Labbé D, Mortenson WB, Rushton PW, Demers L, Miller WC. Longitudinal Outcomes among Family Caregivers of Power Mobility Users. Archives of Physical Rehabilitation and Medicine. (In press).
  • Miller WC, Best KL, Eng JJ, Routhier F. Influence of peer-led wheelchair training on wheelchair skills and participation in older adults: Clinical outcomes of a randomized controlled feasibility trial. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (In press).
  • Archambault P, Miller WC, Bigras C, Owonuwa D. A scoping review of powered wheelchair driving tasks and performance-based outcomes. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology (In press).
  • Auger C, Miller WC, Rushton P, Jutai J. Measurement properties and applicability of the Assistive Technology Outcome Profile for Mobility for middle-aged and older power wheelchair users. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal. 2018, 65(5), 439-448
  • Routhier F, Mortenson WB, Demers L, Mahmood A, Chaudhury H, Martin Ginis K, Miller WC. Mobility and participation of people with disabilities using mobility assistive technologies: A protocol to identify psychosocial and physical environmental barriers and facilitators. (in press 2018). JMIR Research Protocols.

 

2017 publications

  • Sakakibara BM, Miller WC, Rushton PW, Polgar JM. Rasch analyses of the Wheelchair Use Confidence Scale for power wheelchair users. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2018 Jan 1;99(1):17-25.
  • Giesbrecht EM, Miller WC. A randomized control trial feasibility evaluation of an mHealth intervention for wheelchair skill training among older adults. PeerJ. Accepted/In Press. August 2017.
  • Bertrand K, Raymond MH, Miller WC, Martin-Ginis K, Demers, L. Walking aids for enabling activity and participation: A systematic review. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Accepted August 25, 2017.
  • Archambault P, Blackburn E, Reid D, Routhier F, Miller WC. Development and user validation of driving tasks for a power wheelchair simulator. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2017 Jul;39(15):1549-1556. Epub 2016 Sep 27.
  • Imam B, Miller WC, Finlayson H, Eng JJ, Jarus T. Incidence of lower limb amputation in Canada. Canadian Journal of Public Health. Accepted June 28, 2017.
  • Routhier F, Lettre J, Miller WC, Borisoff JF, Keetch K, Mitchell IM, the CanWheel Research Team. Clinicians’ and researchers’ perspectives on manual wheelchair data loggers. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2017;98(7):1480-9.
  • Fuller D, Mahmood H, Smith EM, Miller WC. Differences in outcomes between the JoyBar control and standard wheelchair joystick control on two maneuverability tasks: A pilot study. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. 2017 Aug 9.
  • Best KL, Miller WC, Routher F, Eng JJ. Feasibility of the trial procedures for a randomized controlled trial of a community-based peer-led wheelchair training program for older adults. Pilot and Feasibility Studies. [Epub] 2017 Jul 17.
  • Routhier F, Lettre J, Miller WC, Borisoff JF, Keetch K, Mitchell IM, the CanWheel Research Team. Data logger technologies for powered wheelchairs: A scoping review. Assistive Technology. 2017 Jun 19.
  • Mortenson WB, Demers L, Rushton PW, Auger C, Routhier F, Miller WC. Psychometric Properties of a Power Mobility Caregiver. Assistive Technology Outcome Measure. PLOSOne. 2017 Jun 6.
  • Zbogar D, Eng JJ, Krassioukov AV, Miller WC, Verrier M. Cardiovascular stress during inpatient spinal cord rehabilitation. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2017 Jun 13.
  • Rushton PW, Labbe D, Demers L, Miller WC, Mortenson WB, Kirby RL. Understanding the burden experienced by caregivers of older adults who use a power wheelchair: a cross-sectional study. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine. 2017 Apr 10.
  • J Mattie, Borisoff JF, Miller WC, Noureddin B. Characterizing the community use of an ultralight wheelchair with dynamic seating functions. PLOSOne [Epub] 2017 Mar 9.
  • Smith EM, Low K, Miller WC. Interrater and intrarater reliability of the Wheelchair Skills Test Version 4.2 for Power Wheelchair Users. Disability and Rehabilitation. [Epub] 2017 Jan 23.
  • Rushton PW, Mortenson WB, Viswanathan P, Wang RH, Miller WC, Hurd Clarke L, CanWheel Research Team. Intelligent power wheelchair use in long-term care: Potential users’ experiences and perceptions. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. 2017;12(7):740-6.
  • Giesbrecht EM,Smith EM, Mortenson WB, Miller WC. Needs for mobility devices, home modifications, and personal assistance among Canadians with disabilities. Health Reports. 2017; 28(8): 9-15.

 

2016 publications

  • Chan C, Miller WC, Querée M, Noonan V, Wolfe D, SCIRE Research Team. The development of an outcome measures toolkit for spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy. [Epub] 2017 Apr 5.
  • Forwell S, Silverberg N, Anton H, Imam B, Miller WC, Townson A, Diab K. Fatigue, pain and depression: An invisible triad among persons with spinal cord injury. Physical Therapy Reviews. 2017 Jul 04.
  • Routhier F, Lettre J, Miller WC, Borisoff J, Keetch K, Mitchell IM, Canwheel Research Team. Data logger technologies for manual wheelchairs: A scoping review. Assistive Technology. [Epub] 2016 Nov 15.
  • Smith EM, Roberts L, McColl MA, Martin Ginis K, Miller WC. National evaluation of policies governing funding for wheelchairs and scooters in Canada. Accepted to Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, October 2016.
  • Zbogar D, Eng JJ, Miller WC, Krassioukov AV, Verrier MC. Movement repetitions in physical and occupational therapy during spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Spinal Cord. [Epub] 2016 Oct 18.
  • Viswanathan P, Ambalde EP, Foley G, Bell JL, Wang RH, Adhikari B, Mackworth AK, Mihailidis A, Miller WC, Mitchell IM. Intelligent wheelchair control strategies for older adults with cognitive impairment: User attitudes, needs, and preferences. Autonomous Robots. 2017;41(3):539-554.
  • Sakakibara BM, Routhier F, Miller WC. Wheeled-mobility correlates of life-space and social participation in adult manual wheelchair-users aged 50 and older. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. [Epub] 2016 Jul 4.
  • Mortenson WB, Demers L, Rushton PW, Auger C, Routhier F, Miller WC. Psychometric properties of the caregiver assistive technology outcome measure for caregivers of power mobility users. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. 2017 Jun 06.
  • Mattie J, Borisoff J, Miller WC, Nourredin B. Characterizing the community use of an ultralight wheelchair with “on the fly” adjustable seating functions: A pilot study. PLOS ONE. 2017 Mar 09.
  • Best KL, Miller WC, Eng JJ, Routhier FR. Systematic review and meta-analysis of peer-led self-management programs for increasing physical activity. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. [Epub] 2016 Feb 4: 1-2.
  • Smith EM, Boucher N, Miller WC. Caregiving services in spinal cord injury: A systematic review of the literature. Spinal Cord, 2016;54(8):562-9.
  • Zbogar D, Eng JJ, Miller WC, Krassioukov AV, Verrier MC. Physical activity outside of structured therapy during inpatient spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation. 2016;13(1):99.
  • Zbogar D, Eng JJ, Miller WC, Krassioukov A, Verrier M. Reliability and validity of daily physical activity measures during inpatient spinal cord injury rehabilitation. SAGE Open Medicine. 2016;4:1-9.
  • Torkia C, Best KL, WC Miller, Eng JJ. Balance confidence: A predictor of perceived physical function, perceived mobility, and perceived recovery 1 year after inpatient stroke rehabilitation. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2016;97(7):1064-71.
  • Anton H, Miller WC, Townson A, Imam B, Silverberg N, Forwell S. The course of fatigue after acute spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord. 2016;55:94-97.
  • Alimohammad S, Parvaneh S, Ghahari S, Saberi H, Yekaninejad MS, Miller WC. Translation and validation of the Farsi version of the Wheelchair Outcome Measure (WhOM-Farsi) in individuals with spinal cord injury. Disability and Health Journal, 2016;9(2):265-71.
  • Smith EM, Giesbrecht EM, Mortenson WB, Miller WC. The prevalence of wheelchair and scooter use among community-dwelling Canadians. Physical Therapy. 2016;96(8):1135-42.
  • Best K, Miller WC, Huston G, Routhier F, Eng JJ. Pilot study of a peer-led wheelchair training program to improve self-efficacy using a manual wheelchair: A randomized controlled trial. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2016;97(1):37-44.
  • Smith EM, Sakakibara BM, Miller WC. A review of factors influencing participation in social and community activities for wheelchair users. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. 2016;11(5):361-74.
  • Field D, Miller WC, Jarus T, Ryan SE, Roxborough L. Exploring suitable participation tools for children who need or use power mobility: A modified Delphi survey. Developmental Neurorehabilitation. 2016;19(6):365-79.
  • Mattie J, Borisoff J, Miller WC. User perceptions of existing home access solutions and a novel home access device. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. 2016;11(8):668-77.
  • Smith EM, Imam B, Miller WC, Forwell S, Silverberg N, Anton H, Townson A. The relationship between fatigue and participation in spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord 2016;54:457–62.
  • Field D, Miller WC, Ryan S, Jarus T. Measuring participation for children and youth with power mobility needs: A systematic review of potential health measurement tools. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2016;97(3):462-77.e40.

 

2015 publications

  • Imam B, Miller WC, Finlayson H, Eng JJ, Jarus T. A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the feasibility of the Wii Fit for improving walking in older adults with lower limb amputation. Clinical Rehabilitation. [Epub] 2015 Dec 30.
  • Mortenson WB, Demers L, Rushton PW, Auger C, Routhier F, Miller WC. Exploratory validation of a multidimensional power wheelchair outcomes toolkit. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2015;96 (12):2184-93.
  • Auger C, Miller WC, Jutai JW, Tamblyn R. Development and feasibility of an automated call monitoring intervention for older wheelchair users: the MOvIT project. BMC Health Services Research 2015;15:386.
  • Clayton C, Feehan L, Goldsmith C, Miller WC, Grewal N, Ye J, Yoo J, Li LC. Feasibility and preliminary efficacy of a physical activity counselling intervention using Fitbit in people with knee osteoarthritis: The TRACK-OA study protocol. Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 2015;1:30.
  • Kirby RL, Miller WC, Routhier F, Demers L, Mihailidis A, Polgar JM, Rushton PW, Titus L, Smith C, McAllister M, Theriault C, Thompson K, Sawatzy B. Effectiveness of a wheelchair skills training program for powered wheelchair users: A randomized controlled trial. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2015;96(11):2017-26.e3.
  • Giesbrecht EM, Miller WC, Woodgate R. Navigating uncharted territory: A qualitative study of the experience of transitioning to wheelchair use among older adults and their care providers. BMC Geriatrics. 2015;15:91.
  • Rushton PW, Smith EM, Miller WC, Vaughan K. Measuring wheelchair confidence among power wheelchair users: An adaptation of the WheelCon-M using focus groups and a think aloud process. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. 2015;1-8.
  • Sakakibara BM, Miller WC, Ruston PW. Rasch analyses of the Wheelchair Use Confidence Scale. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2015;96(6):1036-44.
  • Giesbrecht EM, Wilson N, Schneider A, Bains D, Hall J, Miller WC. Preliminary evidence to support a ‘Boot Camp’ approach to wheelchair skills training for clinicians. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2015;96(6):1158-61.
  • Trenaman L, Miller WC, Escorpizo R, Querée M, Modifiable and non-modifiable factors associated with employment outcomes following spinal cord injury: A systematic review. The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine. 2015;38(4):422-31.
  • Mortenson WB, Hammel KW, Luts A, Soles C, Miller WC. The power of power wheelchairs: Mobility choices of community-dwelling, older adults. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2015;22(5):394-401.
  • Mortenson WB, Hammell KW, Luts A, Soles C, Miller WC. The power of power wheelchairs: Mobility choices of community-dwelling, older adults. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2015;22(5): 394-401.
  • Sakakibara BM, Miller WC, Eng JJ, Routhier F, Backman C. Health, personal, and environmental predictors of perceived wheelchair-use self-efficacy in wheelchair-users aged 50 and older. Physical Therapy. 2015;95(10):1365-73.
  • Giesbrecht EM, Miller WC, Boyang T, Mitchell I, Eng JJ. Rehab on wheels: Tablet-based wheelchair training for older adults. JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies. 2015;2:1. e3.
  • Rushton PW, Routhier F, Miller WC, Auger C, Lavoie MP. French-Canadian translation of the WheelCon-M (WheelCon-M-F) and evaluation of its validity evidence using telephone administration. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2015;37(9):812-9.
  • Sakakibara BM, Miller WC. Prevalence of low mobility and self-management self-efficacy in manual wheelchair-users and the association with wheelchair skills. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2015;96(7):1360-3.
  • Field D, Miller WC, Ryan S, Jarus T, Roxbourogh L. Important elements of measuring participation for children who need or use power mobility: A modified Delphi survey. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 2015;57(6):556-63.
  • Rushton PW, Miller WC, Deathe AB. Minimal clinically important difference of the L Test for individuals with lower limb amputation: A pilot study. Prosthetics & Orthotics International 2015;39(6):470-6.
  • Best KL, Miller WC, Routhier F. A description of manual wheelchair skills training curriculum in entry-to-practice occupational and physical therapy programs in Canada. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. 2015;10(5):401-6.
  • Best KL, Routhier F, Miller WC. A description of manual wheelchair skills training: Current practices in Canadian rehabilitation centres. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. 2015;10(5):393-400.

 

2014 publications

  • Field D, Miller WC, Exploring suitable participation tools for children who need or use power mobility: a modified Delphi survey. Accepted December 2014 in Developmental Neurorehabilitation.
  • Field D, Miller WC, Ryan S, Jarus T, Roxbourogh L. Important elements of measuring participation for children who need or use power mobility: a modified Delphi survey. Accepted for publication in Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, Oct 16, 2014.
  • Mattie J, Borisoff J, Miller WC. User perceptions of existing home access solutions and a novel home access device. Accepted in Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, December 2014.
  • Mortenson WB et al. The power of power wheelchairs: Mobility choices of community-dwelling, older adults. Accepted in the Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy.
  • Giesbrecht E, Wilson N, Schneider A, Bains D, Hall J, Miller WC. Preliminary Evidence to Support a ‘Boot Camp’ Approach to Wheelchair Skills Training for Clinicians. Accepted in Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Oct 8, 2014.
  • Sakakibara BM, Miller WC, Rushton PW. Rasch analyses of the Wheelchair Use Confidence Scale. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2014; Early Online: DOI:10.1016/j.apmr.2014.11.005.
  • Rushton PW, Routhier F, Miller WC, Auger C, Lavoie MP. French-Canadian translation of the WheelCon-M (WheelCon-M-F) and evaluation of its validity evidence using telephone administration. Disabil Rehabil. 2014 Jul 21:1-8. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Smith E, Sakakibara BM, Miller WC. A review of factors influencing participation in social and community activities for wheelchair users. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology 2014 Dec 4:1-14. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Sakakibara BM, Miller WC, Ruston PW. Rasch analyses of the Wheelchair Use Confidence Scale. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2014 Nov 25. pii: S0003-9993(14)01268-4. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2014.11.005. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Giesbrecht E, Wilson N, Schneider A, Bains D, Hall J, Miller WC. Preliminary Evidence to Support a ‘Boot Camp’ Approach to Wheelchair Skills Training for Clinicians. Accepted in Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2014 Oct 24. pii: S0003-9993(14)01170-8. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2014.10.002. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Rushton PW, Miller WC, Deathe AB. Minimal Clinically Important Difference of the L Test for Individuals with Lower Limb Amputation: A Pilot Study. Prosthetics & Orthotics International 2014 Aug 18. pii: 0309364614545418. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Giesbrecht E, Miller WC, Mitchell IM, Woodgate R. Development of a wheelchair skills home program for older adults using a Participatory Action Design approach. BioMed Research International 2014;2014:172434. doi: 10.1155/2014/172434. Epub 2014 Sep 4.
  • Best KL, Miller WC, Routhier F. A description of manual wheelchair skills training curriculum in entry-to-practice occupational and physical therapy programs in Canada. Early online publication in Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology April 7, 2014.
  • Best KL, Routhier F, Miller WC. A description of manual wheelchair skills training: Current practices in Canadian rehabilitation centres. Early online publication in Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology April 7, 2014.
  • Imam B, Miller WC, Finlayson HC, Eng JJ, Payne MWC, Jarus T, Goldsmith CH, Mitchell IH. A Telehealth Intervention Using Nintendo Wii Fit Balance Boards and iPads to Improve Walking in Older Adults With Lower Limb Amputation (Wii.n.Walk): Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research: Research Protocols. 2014;3(4):e80. DOI: 10.2196/resprot.4031
  • Trenaman L, Miller WC, Escorpizo R. Interventions for improving employment outcomes among individuals with spinal cord injury: A systematic review. Spinal Cord 2014 Nov;52(11):788-794. doi: 10.1038/sc.2014.149. Epub 2014 Sep 2. Review. PMID: 25179659.
  • Mortenson WB, Miller WC, & Miller-Polgar J. Measurement properties of the late life disability index among individuals who use power wheelchairs as their primary means of mobility. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2014 Oct;95(10):1918-24. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2014.05.020. Epub 2014 Jun 7. PMID: 24914820.
  • Sakakibara BM, Miller WC, Eng JJ, Backman CL, Routhier F. Influences of wheelchair-related efficacy on life-space mobility in adult, community-dwelling manual wheelchair-users. Physical Therapy 2014 Nov;94(11):1604-13. doi: 10.2522/ptj.20140113. Epub 2014 Jun 12.
  • Best KL, Miller WC, Eng JJ, Routhier F, Goldsmith C. Randomized controlled trial protocol feasibility: The Wheelchair Self-Efficacy Enhanced for Use (WheelSeeU). Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy 2014; 81(5): 308-319.
  • Sakakibara BM, Miller WC, Routhier F, Backman CL, Eng JJ. Association between self-efficacy and participation in community-dwelling manual wheelchair users aged 50 or older. Physical Therapy 2014;94:664-674.

 

2013 publications

  • Giesbrecht EM, Miller WC, Eng JJ, Mitchell IM, Woodgate RL, Goldsmith CH. Feasibility of the Enhancing Participation in the Community by improving Wheelchair Skills (EPIC Wheels) program: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials 2013;14:350
  • Sakakibara BM, Miller WC, Eng JJ, Backman CL, Routhier F. The association between self-efficacy and participation in community-dwelling manual wheelchair-users, aged 50 and over. Accepted in Physical Therapy, Dec 2013.
  • Simpson LA, Eng JJ, Backman CL, Miller WC. Rating of Everyday Arm-Use in the Community and Home (REACH) Scale for capturing affected arm-use after stroke: Development, reliability, and validity. PLoS ONE 8(12): e83405.
  • Celebrini RG, Eng JJ, Miller WC, Ekegren CL, Johnston JD, Depew A, MacIntyre DL. Effect of a novel movement strategy in decreasing ACL risk factors in female adolescent soccer players: A randomized controlled trial. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine Oct 2013.
  • Imam B, Miller WC, McLaren L, Chapman P, Finlayson H. Feasibility of the Nintendo WiiFittm for improving walking in individuals with a lower limb amputation. Sage Open Medicine August 28, 2013.
  • Sakakibara BM, Routhier F, Miller WC. Reliability and validity of the French-Canadian Late Life Function and Disability Instrument in older wheelchair-users. Provisionally accepted in the Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy January 2013.
  • Parvaneh S, Mortenson WB, Miller WC. Validation of the Wheelchair Outcome Measure in residents of long term care. Accepted in Disability & Rehabilitation – Assistive Technology January 2013.
  • Sakakibara BM, Miller WC, Souza M, Nikolova V, Best KL. Wheelchair skills training to improve confidence with using a manual wheelchair among older adults: A pilot study. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 2013 Feb 2. doi:pii: S0003-9993(13)00101-9. 10.1016/j.apmr.2013.01.016. [Epub ahead of print]

 

2012 publications

  • Furlan JC, Sakakibara BM, Miller WC, Krassioukov A. A Global Perspective of the Incidence and Prevalence of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury. Accepted in the Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences December 2012.
  • Best KL, Desharnais G, Boily J, Miller WC, Camp PG. The effect of a trunk release maneuver on Peak Pressure Index, trunk entrapment and perceived discomfort in older adults seated in a high Fowler’s position: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Geriatrics 2012 Nov 16;12(1):72. PMID: 23157714.
  • Sakakibara BM, Miller WC, Eng JJ, Backman CL, Routhier F. Preliminary examination of the relationship between participation and confidence in older manual wheelchair users. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 Sep 27. doi:pii: S0003-9993(12)00990-2. 10.1016/j.apmr.2012.09.016. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 23022451. Journal Impact Factor (5-Yr) = 2.8.
  • Rushton PW, Miller WC, Kirby RL, Eng JJ. Measure for the assessment of confidence with manual wheelchair use (WheelCon 2.1): Reliability and validity. J Rehabil Med. 2013; 45: 61–67. doi: 10.2340/16501977-1069. PMID: 23138341.
  • Boronowski LE, Shorter K, Miller WC. Measurement Properties of the Occupational Therapy Discharge Needs Screening Tool. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy 2012 Oct;79(4):248-56. PMID: 23210374. Journal Impact Factor = 0.908.
  • Bodner ME, Rhodes R, Miller WC, Dean E. Benchmarking curriculum content in entry-level health professional education with special reference to health promotion practice in physical therapy: A multi-institutional international study. Advances in Health Sciences Education September 2012 [Epub ahead of print]. Journal Impact Factor = 2.089.
  • Imam B, Miller WC, Anton H. Measurement properties of a telephone version of the Modified Fatigue Impact Scale among individuals with a traumatic spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord July 2012 Dec;50(12):920-4. doi: 10.1038/sc.2012.79.
  • Bodner ME, Rhodes R, Miller WC, Dean E. Smoking cessation and counselling: practices of Canadian physical therapists. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2012;43:67-71. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2012.03.009. PMID: 22704749
  • Rushton PW, Kirby RL, Miller WC. Manual Wheelchair Skills: Objective Testing versus Subjective Questionnaire. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2012 Jun 21. [Epub ahead of print]. Journal Impact Factor (5-Yr) = 2.8. PMID:22728701
  • Mortenson WB, Miller WC, Backman C, Oliffe J. The Association among Mobility, Participation and Wheelchair-Related Factors in Long-term Care Residents Who Use Wheelchairs as a Primary Means of Mobility. Journal of American Geriatrics Society 2012 Jul;60(7):1310-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04038.x. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 22702515
  • Vaughan K, Miller WC. Validity and reliability of the Chinese translation of the Physical Activity Scale for the Elderly (PASE). Disability and Rehabilitation 2013;35:191-7. doi: 10.3109/09638288.2012.690498. Epub 2012 Jun 7 PMID:22671717
  • Kendrick D, Silverberg N, Barlow S, Miller WC. Acquired brain injury self-management program: A pilot study. Brain Injury 2012 2012;26(10):1243-9. doi: 10.3109/02699052.2012.672787. PMID:22658076
  • Sakakibara BM, Hirtzig SL, Miller WC, Eng JJ and the SCIRE Research Team. An evidence-based review on the influence 1 of aging with a spinal cord injury on subjective quality of life. Accepted in Spinal Cord February 2012.
  • Yiu J, Miller WC, Eng JJ, Liu Y. Longitudinal Analysis of Balance Confidence in Individuals with Stroke Using a Multilevel Model for Change. Neurorehabilitation and NeuroRepair 2012;8: 999 – 1006. PMID: 22396500
  • Celebrini RG, Eng JJ, Miller WC, Ekegren CL, Johnston JD, MacIntyre DL. The effect of a novel movement strategy in decreasing ACL risk factors in female adolescent soccer players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 2012 Dec;26(12):3406-3417. PMID:22210470
  • Giesbrecht E, Mortenson WB, Miller WC. Prevalence and facility level correlates of need for wheelchair seating assessment among long-term care residents. Gerontology 2012;58(4):378-84. [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1159/000334819. Journal Impact Factor =2.2. PMID: 22222920
  • Imam B, Miller WC. Reliability and Validity of a Chinese Version of the Frenchay Activities Index. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2012 93(3):520-6. Journal Impact Factor (5-Yr) = 2.8. PMID:22209474

 

2011 publications

  • Miller WC, Deathe AB. Balance confidence after rehabilitation for lower limb amputation. Prosthetics and Orthotics International, 2011;35:379-85. Journal Impact Factor (5-Yr) = 0.634 PMID:21846808
  • Miller WC, Garden J, Mortenson WB. Validation of the Wheelchair Outcome Measure in individuals with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord 2011;49:995-1000. Journal Impact Factor (5-Yr) = 1.9. PMID: 21577219
  • Mortenson WB, Miller WC, Backman CL, Oliffe JL. Predictors of mobility among wheelchair using residents in long term care. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2011 Oct;92(10):1587-93.
  • Simpson LA, Miller WC, Eng JJ. Effect of stroke on fall rate, location and predictors: a prospective comparison of older adults with and without stroke. PLoS One. 2011 Apr 29;6(4):e19431.PMID: 21559367
  • Bodner ME, Miller WC, Rhodes R, Dean E. Smoking cessation and counselling: knowledge and views of Canadian physical therapists. Physical Therapy 2011 Jul;91(7):1051-62. PMID: 21546565
  • Hammell KW, Miller WC, Forwell SJ, Forman BE, Jacobsen B. Sharing the agenda: probing the politics and practices of occupational therapy. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy 2011;19(3):297-304. PMID: 21631173
  • Sakakibara BM, Miller WC, Backman CL. Rasch analyses of the Activities-specific Balance Confidence scale with individuals 50 years of age and older with lower limb amputations. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2011; 92(8):1257-63. Journal Impact Factor (5-Yr) = 2.8. PMID: 21704978
  • Mortenson WB, Oliffe JL, Miller WC, Backman C. Grey spaces: The wheeled fields of residential care. Sociology of Health and Illness 2011 June 24. [early online release] Journal Impact Factor (5-Yr) = 2.6. doi 10.1111/j.1467-9566.2011.01371.x. PMID: 21707660
  • Best KL, Miller WC. Physical Activity in Older Community-dwelling Canadians who use wheelchairs: A population study. Journal of Aging Research April 13;2011:147929. doi:10.4061/2011/147929. PMID: 21584226
  • Sillem H, Backman C, Miller WC, Li L. Comparison of Two Carpometacarpal Stabilizing Splints for Individuals with Thumb Osteoarthritis. Journal of Hand Therapy 2011 Jul-Sep;24(3):216-25. Journal Impact Factor = 0.612. PMID 21420278
  • Rand D, Miller WC, Yui J, Eng JJ. Interventions for addressing low balance confidence in older adults; a systematic review and meta-analysis. Age and Aging 2011:40:296-304. Journal Impact Factor (5-Yr) = 3.1. doi: 1039/ageing/afr037. PMID: 21508204
  • Hitzig SL, Eng JJ, Miller WC, Sakakibara BM. Aging Following Spinal Cord Injury: An Evidence-Based Review of Body Systems. Spinal Cord 2011 Jun;49(6):684-701. Journal Impact Factor (5-Yr) = 1.9. PMID: 21151191
  • Bundon A, Hurd Clarke L, Miller WC. Frail older adults and patterns of exercise engagement: Understanding exercise behaviours as a means of maintaining continuity of self. Advanced online publication March 3, 2011 Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise. doi: 10.1080/19398441.2010.541482.
  • Rushton P, Miller WC, Kirby RL, Eng JJ, Yip J. Development and content validation of the Wheelchair Use Confidence Scale: A mixed-methods study. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology 2011;6:57-66. Journal Impact Factor (5-Yr) = 2.1. PMID: 20809874

 

2010 publications

  • Harris J, Eng JJ, Miller WC, Dawson A. The role of care-giver involvement in upper limb treatment in individuals with sub-acute stroke. Physical Therapy 2010;90 1302-1310. Journal Impact Factor (5-Yr) = 2.7. PMID:20592268
  • Anaby D, Miller WC, Eng JJ, Jarus T, Noreau L and the Physical Activity and Chronic Conditions Research Group. Participation and well-being among older adults living with chronic conditions. Social Indicators Research, available online April 2, 2010. DOI:10.1007/s11205-010-9611-x. Journal Impact Factor (2-Yr) = 0.85.
  • Tawashy AE, Eng JJ, Krassioukov AV, Miller WC, Sproule S. Aerobic exercise during early rehabilitation for cervical spinal cord injury. Physical Therapy, 2010;90:427-37. Journal Impact Factor (5-Yr) = 2.7. PMID:20093326
  • Auger C, Demers L, Gélinas I, Miller WC, Jutai J, Noreau L, Depa M. Life-space mobility of middle-aged and older adults at various stages of usage of power mobility devices. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2010;91:765-73. DOI:10.1016/j.apmr.2010.01.018. Journal Impact Factor (5-Yr) = 2.8. PMID:20434615
  • Rushton PW, Miller WC, Mortenson WB, Garden J. What do individuals with spinal cord injury do in their wheelchairs and how satisfied are they with their participation: a cross-sectional study. Spinal Cord 2010;48:691-6. DOI:10.1038/sc.2009.197. Journal Impact Factor (5-Yr) = 1.9. PMID:20125106
  • Auger C, Demers L, Gélinas I, Routhier F, Mortenson WB, Miller WC. Reliability and Validity of the Telephone Administration of the Wheelchair Outcome Measure (WhOM) for Middle-Aged and Older Users of Power Mobility Devices. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 2010;42:574-81. Journal Impact Factor (5-Yr) = 3.0. PMID:20549163
  • Hill MR, Noonan VK, Sakakibara BM, Miller WC, and the SCIRE Research Team. Quality of life instruments and definitions in individuals with spinal cord injury: A systematic review. Spinal Cord advance online publication, Dec 23, 2009;48:438-50. DOI:10.1038/sc.2009.164. Journal Impact Factor (5-Yr) = 1.9. PMID:20029393
  • Mortenson WB, Noreau L, Miller WC. Predictors of quality of life after spinal cord injury at 3- and 15- months post discharge. Spinal Cord, 2010;48:73-9. DOI:10.1038/sc.2009.92. Journal Impact Factor (5-Yr) = 1.9. PMID:19636329