Associate Professor Colleen Canning

BPhty(Qld), MA(Columbia), PhD(Syd).
Associate Professor, Physiotherapy

C43O - O Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 9263
Fax +61 2 9351 9278

Website Neurological Rehabilitation Research Group

Biographical details

A/Prof Colleen Canning is Course Director (Graduate Entry Master of Physiotherapy Program) and Team Leader (Parkinson’s disease research team) in the Discipline of Physiotherapy, Clinical and Rehabilitation Sciences Faculty Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney. Her teaching and research interests are primarily in the area of Neurological Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation.She regularly presents at international and national conferences including invited plenary addresses as well as continuing education sessions nationally and internationally.A/Prof Canning has a leading role in curriculum development, with extensive experience in Neurological Physiotherapy, in particular, neurodegenerative conditions. She is the recipient of three prestigious learning and teaching awards associated with her leading role in developing a cutting-edge, evidence-based eLearning resource (Physiotherapy eSkills).

Significant service and teaching roles include:

  • Co-chair – Physiotherapy Learning and Teaching Management Committee (2008-current)
  • Physiotherapy Clinical Education Advisory Committee (2008-current)
  • Graduate Entry Master of Physiotherapy External Advisory Committee (2008-current)
  • Academic Performance and Development Reviewer (2008-current)
  • Academic appointments panel member (2011-current)
  • Board Member, Parkinson’s NSW (2012-current)
  • University of Sydney Human Research Ethics Committee (2005-2008)
  • Chair, School of Physiotherapy Board (2000-2006)

Reviewer of manuscripts for the following journals:

  • Movement Disorders
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair
  • Gait and Posture
  • Parkinsonism and Related Disorders
  • Neurodegenerative Disorders
  • Clinical Rehabilitation
  • Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Journal of Ageing Research
  • Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy
  • Human Movement Science
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Disability and Rehabilitation
  • Journal of Physiotherapy

Reviewer of grants for the following organisations:

  • National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
  • Parkinson’s UK
  • Physiotherapy Research Foundation
  • Israel Science Foundation

Research interests

A/Prof Canning’s research focuses on the contribution of impairments to disability in neurological conditions and the development and testing of interventions to improve mobility and reduce falls. A/Prof Canning’s output includes 44 original research full length papers in international peer-reviewed journals (535 citations with an h-index of 15), 1 edited book and 9 book chapters. She has attracted over $1.4 million in competitive research funding, including NHMRC, non-government and philanthropic organisations.

Teaching and supervision

A/Prof Colleen Canning is Course Director, Graduate Entry Master of Physiotherapy Program in the Discipline of Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney. Her teaching commitments include undergraduate and postgraduate students at both Masters and PhD level.She supervises or has supervised 10 PhD/Masters students and 15 Honours students.

Themes

Clinical and Rehabilitation Sciences

Selected grants

2014

  • A pilot investigation on an interactive videogame for improving upper limb function in people with Parkinson's disease; Canning C; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.

2013

  • Stepping training in Parkinsons' disease: a ransomised controlled trial of an interactive videogame; Canning C; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.
  • Stepping training in Parkinson's disease: a randomised controlled trial of an interactive videogame; Canning C; Parkinson's New South Wales Incorporated/Research Support.

2011

  • Monitoring and reducung instability in Parkinsons disease; Canning C; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.
  • Integration of Academic and Clinical Learning Opportunities - involving the community in graduating excellent clinicians through patient simulation; Alison J, Refshauge K, Gonczi A, McCabe T, McCluskey A, Canning C, Patrick (Blackford) J; University of Sydney/Strategic Teaching Enhancement Project Grant.
  • Muscle power training in Parkinson�s disease; Canning C, Paul S; Parkinson's New South Wales Incorporated/Research Support.

2010

  • Exercise to prevent falls in Parkinsons disease; Canning C; Perpetual Trustees Charitable Trusts/Research Support.
  • Leg muscle power and balance - demanding activities in people with Parkinsons disease; Canning C, Paul S; Physiotherapy Research Foundation/Research Support.

2008

  • Exercise therapy for prevention of falls in people with Parkinson's disease: a randomised controlled trial; Lord S, Canning C, Latt M, Sherrington C, Lord S, Fung V, Close J, Latt M; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • What type of lecture handout encourages a deep approach to learning during lectures?; Stark A, Ada L, Canning C; Faculty of Health Sciences/Cumberland Teaching and Learning Grant.
  • Can Psychomotor Skill Development be Enhanced by providing Online Video Clip Demonstrations of Corre; Canning C, Dean C; University of Sydney/Cumberland Research Grant Scheme.

2007

  • Sportstec Trak Performance; Sportstec Sportscode-Pro; Wacom grphire4 Education pack; Bundy A, Ada L, Baur L, Davis G, Shirley D, Canning C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.
  • Does EMG-triggered electrical stimulation improve strength and activity in actue, very weak sroke?; Dorsch S, Ada L, Canning C; Physiotherapists Registration Board (NSW Health)/Research Grant.
  • Developing a muscle power training protocol aimed at reducing disability and falls in people with Parkinsons disease; Canning C; University of Sydney/Research & Development.
  • Can support group-based exercise reduce falls in people with Parkinsons disease; Canning C; Parkinson's New South Wales Incorporated/Research Grants.

2006

  • Can home-based lower limb strengthening exercises reduce falls in people with Parkinsons disease?; Sherrington C, Canning C; University of Sydney/Early Career Researcher.

2005

  • Visual image teaching resources; Ada L, Gamble J, Canning C, Dean C; University of Sydney/Equipment Grant.
  • Does home based treadmill training improve walking capacity and quality of life in people with early to mid-stage Parkinsons disease; Canning C; University of Sydney/Early Career Researcher.

2004

  • Ecological validity of gait assessments in adults with traumatic brain injury; Moseley A, Canning C, Tate R, Briffa T; Motor Accident Authority of New South Wales/Research Grant.
  • Development of an exercise website for physiotherapists; Harvey L, Moseley A, Ada L, Canning C; Motor Accident Authority of New South Wales/Research Grant.
  • Efficacy of slings in preventing subluxation of the shoulder in patients after stroke; Canning C, Ada L; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.

2003

  • Portable Gait Laboratory; Kilbreath S, Canning C, Hunt A; DVC Research/Research and Development Scheme: Research and Development (R&D).
  • Development of a protocol to increase strength in paralysed/very weak lower limb muscles immediately after stroke; Ada L, Canning C, Hodgson L; South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra Area Health Service/Research and Development Grants.

2002

  • The effects of different attentional strategies on walking performance in individuals with Parkinsons disease; Canning C; University of Sydney/Internal Research Grant Allocations - Cumberland.
  • Development of web-based refresher program for physiotherapists; Canning C, Ada L, Kilbreath S, Dean C, Fowler V; NSW Physiotherapy Registration Board/Grant.

2001

  • The management of patients after a stroke; Ada L, Dean C, Canning C, Fowler V, Kilbreath S; Australian Physiotherapy Association/Research Grant.
  • Recovery of strength and dexterity after stroke; Canning C; Cumberland/Research Grant.
  • The performance of bimanual tasks following stroke: implications for rehabilitation; Kilbreath S, Canning C, Crosbie W; Physiotherapy Research Foundation/Research Grants Program.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Carr, J., Shepherd, R., Canning, C. (2010). Parkinson's Disease. In Janet Carr and Roberta Shepherd (Eds.), Neurological Rehabilitation: Optimizing Motor Performance, (pp. 307-334). Sydney: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Ada, L., Canning, C. (2008). Common motor impairments and their impact on activity. In Sheila Lennon & Maria Stokes (Eds.), Pocketbook of Neurological Physiotherapy, (pp. 73-93). UK: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Ada, L., Canning, C. (2005). Changing the way we view the contribution of motor impairments to physical disability after stroke. In Refshauge, K., Ada, L., Ellis, E. (Eds.), Science-Based Rehabilitation, (pp. 87-106). Sydney: Butterworth Heinemann.
  • Ada, L., Canning, C., Foongchomcheay, A. (2005). Preventing subluxation of the shoulder. In Brown SP (Eds.), Focus on Stroke Research, (pp. 129-144). New York: Nova Science Publishers.
  • Ada, L., Canning, C. (2002). Management of skeletal muscle after stroke. In Preedy VR and Peters TJ (Eds.), Skeletal Muscle: Pathology, Diagnosis and Management of Disease, (pp. 639-648). London: Cambridge University Press.

Journals

  • Dorsch, S., Ada, L., Canning, C. (2014). EMG-triggered electrical stimulation is a feasible intervention to apply to multiple arm muscles in people early after stroke, but does not improve strength and activity more than usual therapy: a randomized feasibility trial. Clinical Rehabilitation, Published ahead of Print - 6 Nov 2013(doi: 10.1177/0269215513510011). [More Information]
  • Paul, S., Canning, C., Song, J., Fung, V., Sherrington, C. (2014). Leg muscle power is enhanced by training in people with Parkinson's disease: A randomized controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation, 28(3), 275-288. [More Information]
  • Paul, S., Sherrington, C., Canning, C., Fung, V., Close, J., Lord, S. (2014). The Relative Contribution of Physical and Cognitive Fall Risk Factors in People With Parkinson's Disease: A Large Prospective Cohort Study. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 28(3), 282-290. [More Information]
  • Boyce, M., Canning, C., Mahant, N., Morris, J., Latimer, J., Fung, V. (2013). Active exercise for individuals with cervical dystonia: a pilot randomized controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation, 27(3), 226-235. [More Information]
  • Paul, S., Sherrington, C., Fung, V., Canning, C. (2013). Motor and Cognitive Impairments in Parkinson Disease: Relationships With Specific Balance and Mobility Tasks. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 27(1), 63-71. [More Information]
  • Kim, S., Allen, N., Canning, C., Fung, V. (2013). Postural Instability in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease. CNS Drugs, 27(2), 97-112. [More Information]
  • Allen, N., Schwarzel, A., Canning, C. (2013). Recurrent Falls in Parkinson's Disease: A Systematic Review. Parkinson's Disease, 2013, 1-16. [More Information]
  • Canning, C. (2013). Rehabilitation in parkinson's disease the challenge to provide early and ongoing, evidence - Based, patient-centred care [Reabilitacao na doenca de Parkinson: Mudancas baseadas em evidencias para cuidados precoces de pacientes]. Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria, 71(12), 917-919. [More Information]
  • Paul, S., Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Lord, S., Close, J., Fung, V. (2013). Three simple clinical tests to accurately predict falls in people with Parkinson's disease. Movement Disorders, 28(5), 655-662. [More Information]
  • Steel, K., Adams, R., Coulson, S., Canning, C., Hawtin, H. (2013). Video Self-model Training of Punt Kicking. International Journal of Sport and Health Science, 11, 49-53.
  • Allen, N., Sherrington, C., Suriyarachchi, G., Paul, S., Song, J., Canning, C. (2012). A systematic review of participant characteristics, intervention delivery, retention rates, adherence and adverse events in clinical trials of exercise and motor training in people with Parkinson's Disease. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 26(6), 703-703.
  • Allen, N., Sherrington, C., Suriyarachchi, G., Paul, S., Song, J., Canning, C. (2012). Exercise and Motor Training in People with Parkinson's Disease: A Systematic Review of Participant Characteristics, Intervention Delivery, Retention Rates, Adherence, and Adverse Events in Clinical Trials. Parkinson's Disease, 2012, 1-15. [More Information]
  • Allen, N., Sherrington, C., Paul, S., O'Rourke, S., Canning, C. (2012). Fear of falling and future falls in people with Parkinson’s disease. Movement Disorders, 27, S299-S300.
  • Canning, C., Allen, N., Dean, C., Goh, L., Fung, V. (2012). Home-based treadmill training for individuals with Parkinson's disease: a randomized controlled pilot trial. Clinical Rehabilitation, 26(9), 817-826. [More Information]
  • Steel, K., Adams, R., Canning, C. (2012). Liking and Response Latency in Teammate Identification: Processing Delays Below Conscious Awareness? Perceptual and Motor Skills, 114(2), 519-526. [More Information]
  • Canning, C., Allen, N., Dean, C., Goh, L., Fung, V. (2012). Minimally-supervised treadmill training for individuals with Parkinson's Disease: A randomized controlled trial. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 26(6), 703-704.
  • Schwarzel, A., Allen, N., Canning, C. (2012). Recurrent falls in Parkinson's disease: A narrative review. Movement Disorders, 27, S503.
  • Paul, S., Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Fung, V. (2012). Reduced muscle strength is the major determinant of reduced leg muscle power in Parkinson’s disease. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 18(8), 974-977. [More Information]
  • Paul, S., Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Fung, V. (2012). Reproducibility of measures of leg muscle power, leg muscle strength, postural sway and mobility in people with Parkinson's disease. Gait & Posture, 36(3), 639-642. [More Information]
  • Preston, E., Ada, L., Dean, C., Stanton, R., Waddington, G., Canning, C. (2012). The Physiotherapy eSkills Training Online resource improves performance of practical skills: a controlled trial. BMC Medical Education, 12(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Dorsch, S., Ada, L., Canning, C., Al-Zharani, M., Dean, C. (2012). The Strength of the Ankle Dorsiflexors Has a Significant Contribution to Walking Speed in People Who Can Walk Independently After Stroke: An Observational Study. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93(6), 1072-1076. [More Information]
  • Boyce, M., Canning, C., Mahant, N., Morris, J., Latimer, J., Fung, V. (2012). The Toronto Western Spasmodic Torticollis Rating Scale: Reliability in neurologists and physiotherapists. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 18, 635-637. [More Information]
  • Allen, N., Sherrington, C., Paul, S., Canning, C. (2011). Balance and Falls in Parkinson's Disease: A Meta-analysis of the Effect of Exercise and Motor Training. Movement Disorders, 26(9), 1605-1615. [More Information]
  • Alzahrani, M., Dean, C., Ada, L., Dorsch, S., Canning, C. (2011). Mood and Balance are Associated with Free-Living Physical Activity of People after Stroke Residing in the community. Stroke Research and Treatment, 2012 (2012 Article ID 470648), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Allen, N., Sherrington, C., Canning, C., Fung, V. (2010). Reduced muscle power is associated with slower walking velocity and falls in people with Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 16(4), 261-264. [More Information]
  • Allen, N., Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Lord, S., Latt, M., Close, J., O'Rourke, S., Murray, S., Fung, V. (2010). The Effects of an Exercise Program on Fall Risk Factors in People with Parkinson's Disease: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Movement Disorders, 25(9), 1217-1225. [More Information]
  • Steel, K., Adams, R., Canning, C., Eisenhuth, J. (2010). The Team-Mate Identification (TM-ID) Test: Effect of Participant and Situation Familiarity on Response Accuracy and Latency. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 5(2), 281-290. [More Information]
  • Allen, N., Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Fung, V. (2009). Bradykinesia, Muscle Weakness and Reduced Muscle Power in Parkinson's Disease. Movement Disorders, 24(9), 1344-1351. [More Information]
  • Ada, L., Sherrington, C., Canning, C., Dean, C., Scianni, A. (2009). Computerized tracking to train dexterity after cerebellar tumour: A single-case experimental study. Brain Injury, 23(7-8), 702-706. [More Information]
  • Canning, C. (2009). Constraint-induced movement therapy after injection of Botulinum toxin improves spasticity and motor function in chronic stroke patients. Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, 55(4), 286.
  • Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Lord, S., Fung, V., Close, J., Latt, M., Howard, K., Allen, N., O'Rourke, S., Murray, S. (2009). Exercise therapy for prevention of falls in people with Parkinson's disease: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation. BMC Neurology, 9, 4-1-4-7. [More Information]
  • Steel, K., Adams, R., Canning, C. (2009). Recognition of water polo players as teammates from video clips of less than 1 second captured from overwater versus underwater cameras. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 31(Supplement June 2009), s100-s100.
  • Steel, K., Adams, R., Canning, C. (2008). Junior football players' classification of runners as their teammates from 400-msec. video clips. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 107(1), 317-322. [More Information]
  • Canning, C., Ada, L., Woodhouse, E. (2008). Multiple-task walking training in people with mild to moderate Parkinson's disease: a pilot study. Clinical Rehabilitation, 22(3), 226-233. [More Information]
  • Allen, N., Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Fung, V. (2008). Muscle strength and power are reduced in people with Parkinson's disease. Movement Disorders, 23(Suppl.1), S297-S297.
  • Steel, K., Adams, R., Canning, C. (2007). Identifying swimmers as water-polo or swim team-mates from visual displays of less than one second. Journal of Sports Sciences, 25(11), 1251-1258. [More Information]
  • Steel, K., Adams, R., Canning, C. (2006). Identifying Runners as Football Teammates from 400 msec. Video Clips. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 103, 901-911. [More Information]
  • Kilbreath, S., Crosbie, W., Canning, C., Lee, M. (2006). Inter-limb coordination in bimanual reach-to-grasp following stroke. Disability and Rehabilitation, 28(23), 1435-1443. [More Information]
  • Canning, C., Ada, L., Paul, S. (2006). Is automaticity of walking regained after stroke? Disability and Rehabilitation, 28(2), 97-102. [More Information]
  • Ada, L., Dorsch, S., Canning, C. (2006). Strengthening interventions increase strength and improve activity after stroke: a systematic review. Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, 52(4), 241-248.
  • Canning, C., Ada, L., Johnson, J., McWhirter, S. (2006). Walking Capacity in Mild to Moderate Parkinson's Disease. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 87(3), 371-375. [More Information]
  • Paul, S., Ada, L., Canning, C. (2005). Automaticity of walking - implications for physiotherapy practice. Physical Therapy Reviews, 10(1), 15-23. [More Information]
  • Ada, L., Foongchomcheay, A., Canning, C. (2005). Supportive Devices for Preventing and Treating Subluxation of the Shoulder After Stroke. Stroke: a journal of cerebral circulation, 36(8), 1818-1819. [More Information]
  • Ada, L., Foongchomcheay, A., Canning, C. (2005). Supportive devices for preventing and treating subluxation of the shoulder after stroke (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (1), CD003863.pub2-1-CD003863.pub2-18. [More Information]
  • Canning, C. (2005). The effect of directing attention during walking under dual-task conditions in Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 11(2), 95-99. [More Information]
  • Foongchomcheay, A., Ada, L., Canning, C. (2005). Use of devices to prevent subluxation of the shoulder after stroke. Physiotherapy Research International, 10(3), 134-145. [More Information]
  • Canning, C., Ada, L., Adams, R., O'Dwyer, N. (2004). Loss Of Strength Contributes More To Physical Disability After Stroke Than Loss Of Dexterity. Clinical Rehabilitation, 18(3), 300-308. [More Information]
  • Ada, L., Canning, C., Dean, C., Moore, D. (2004). Training Physiotherapy Students' Abilities In Scoring The Motor Assessment Scale For Stroke. Journal of Allied Health, 33(4), 267-270.
  • Canning, C., Shepherd, R., Carr, J., Alison, J., Wade, L., White, A. (2003). A randomized controlled trial of the effects of intensive sit-to-stand training after recent traumatic brain injury on sit-to-stand performance. Clinical Rehabilitation, 17(4), 355-362. [More Information]
  • Ada, L., Canning, C., Low, S. (2003). Stroke patients have selected muscle weakness in shortened range. Brain, 126(3), 724-731. [More Information]
  • Ada, L., Foongchomcheay, A., Canning, C. (2002). Supportive devices for preventing and treating subluxation of the shoulder after stroke. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

Conferences

  • Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Allen, N., O'Rourke, S., Paul, S., Murray, S., Tay, Y. (2011). Conditions and consequences of falling in community-living people with Parkinson’s disease. APA Physiotherapy Conference 2011, NA.
  • Dorsch, S., Ada, L., Canning, C. (2011). How weak are people with stroke? APA Physiotherapy Conference 2011, NA.
  • Paul, S., Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Fung, V. (2011). Muscle power, muscle strength and activity performance measures are more reproducible than postural sway measures in Parkinson’s disease. APA Physiotherapy Conference 2011, NA.
  • Steel, K., Adams, R., Coulson, S., Canning, C. (2010). Self-as-a-model training of left foot Australian Football punt kicking in two cases using reversed video footage of player's right foot kicks. 2010 Asics Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport. "Hot Topics in the Tropics", Australia: Sports Medicine Australia.
  • Allen, N., Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Fung, V., Murray, S., O'Rourke, S. (2010). Support-group based exercise to address risk factors for falls in people with Parkinson’s disease: a randomised controlled trial. 2010 National Neurology Group Conference, Australia: AJP.
  • Canning, C., Allen, N., Fung, V., Dean, C., Morris, I. (2008). Home-based treadmill walking for individuals with Parkinson's disease: a pilot radomized controlled trial. The Movement Disorder Society's 12th International Congress of Parkinson's disease movement disorders, USA.
  • Canning, C., Carr, J., Shepherd, R., Alison, J., Wade, L., White, A. (2002). A randomized controlled pilot study of intensive sit-to-stand training during rehabilitation after recent traumatic brain injury. VIIth International Physiotherapy Congress, Sydney: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Kilbreath, S., Crosbie, W., Canning, C., Lee, M. (2002). Bimanual grasping following stroke. From Cell to Society 3, Sydney: The College of Health Sciences.
  • Canning, C. (2002). The effect of attention on walking performance under dual-task conditions in individuals with Parkinson's disease. From Cell to Society 3, Sydney: The College of Health Sciences.
  • Ada, L., Canning, C., Low,, S. (2002). The effect of stroke on the torque-angle curves of the elbow flexors and extensors. VIIth International Physiotherapy Congress, Sydney: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Foongchomcheay, A., Ada, L., Canning, C. (2002). Use of sling in the prevention of subluxation of the shoulder after stroke: an Australian survey. From Cell to Society 3, Sydney: The College of Health Sciences.

2014

  • Dorsch, S., Ada, L., Canning, C. (2014). EMG-triggered electrical stimulation is a feasible intervention to apply to multiple arm muscles in people early after stroke, but does not improve strength and activity more than usual therapy: a randomized feasibility trial. Clinical Rehabilitation, Published ahead of Print - 6 Nov 2013(doi: 10.1177/0269215513510011). [More Information]
  • Paul, S., Canning, C., Song, J., Fung, V., Sherrington, C. (2014). Leg muscle power is enhanced by training in people with Parkinson's disease: A randomized controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation, 28(3), 275-288. [More Information]
  • Paul, S., Sherrington, C., Canning, C., Fung, V., Close, J., Lord, S. (2014). The Relative Contribution of Physical and Cognitive Fall Risk Factors in People With Parkinson's Disease: A Large Prospective Cohort Study. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 28(3), 282-290. [More Information]

2013

  • Boyce, M., Canning, C., Mahant, N., Morris, J., Latimer, J., Fung, V. (2013). Active exercise for individuals with cervical dystonia: a pilot randomized controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation, 27(3), 226-235. [More Information]
  • Paul, S., Sherrington, C., Fung, V., Canning, C. (2013). Motor and Cognitive Impairments in Parkinson Disease: Relationships With Specific Balance and Mobility Tasks. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 27(1), 63-71. [More Information]
  • Kim, S., Allen, N., Canning, C., Fung, V. (2013). Postural Instability in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease. CNS Drugs, 27(2), 97-112. [More Information]
  • Allen, N., Schwarzel, A., Canning, C. (2013). Recurrent Falls in Parkinson's Disease: A Systematic Review. Parkinson's Disease, 2013, 1-16. [More Information]
  • Canning, C. (2013). Rehabilitation in parkinson's disease the challenge to provide early and ongoing, evidence - Based, patient-centred care [Reabilitacao na doenca de Parkinson: Mudancas baseadas em evidencias para cuidados precoces de pacientes]. Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria, 71(12), 917-919. [More Information]
  • Paul, S., Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Lord, S., Close, J., Fung, V. (2013). Three simple clinical tests to accurately predict falls in people with Parkinson's disease. Movement Disorders, 28(5), 655-662. [More Information]
  • Steel, K., Adams, R., Coulson, S., Canning, C., Hawtin, H. (2013). Video Self-model Training of Punt Kicking. International Journal of Sport and Health Science, 11, 49-53.

2012

  • Allen, N., Sherrington, C., Suriyarachchi, G., Paul, S., Song, J., Canning, C. (2012). A systematic review of participant characteristics, intervention delivery, retention rates, adherence and adverse events in clinical trials of exercise and motor training in people with Parkinson's Disease. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 26(6), 703-703.
  • Allen, N., Sherrington, C., Suriyarachchi, G., Paul, S., Song, J., Canning, C. (2012). Exercise and Motor Training in People with Parkinson's Disease: A Systematic Review of Participant Characteristics, Intervention Delivery, Retention Rates, Adherence, and Adverse Events in Clinical Trials. Parkinson's Disease, 2012, 1-15. [More Information]
  • Allen, N., Sherrington, C., Paul, S., O'Rourke, S., Canning, C. (2012). Fear of falling and future falls in people with Parkinson’s disease. Movement Disorders, 27, S299-S300.
  • Canning, C., Allen, N., Dean, C., Goh, L., Fung, V. (2012). Home-based treadmill training for individuals with Parkinson's disease: a randomized controlled pilot trial. Clinical Rehabilitation, 26(9), 817-826. [More Information]
  • Steel, K., Adams, R., Canning, C. (2012). Liking and Response Latency in Teammate Identification: Processing Delays Below Conscious Awareness? Perceptual and Motor Skills, 114(2), 519-526. [More Information]
  • Canning, C., Allen, N., Dean, C., Goh, L., Fung, V. (2012). Minimally-supervised treadmill training for individuals with Parkinson's Disease: A randomized controlled trial. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 26(6), 703-704.
  • Schwarzel, A., Allen, N., Canning, C. (2012). Recurrent falls in Parkinson's disease: A narrative review. Movement Disorders, 27, S503.
  • Paul, S., Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Fung, V. (2012). Reduced muscle strength is the major determinant of reduced leg muscle power in Parkinson’s disease. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 18(8), 974-977. [More Information]
  • Paul, S., Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Fung, V. (2012). Reproducibility of measures of leg muscle power, leg muscle strength, postural sway and mobility in people with Parkinson's disease. Gait & Posture, 36(3), 639-642. [More Information]
  • Preston, E., Ada, L., Dean, C., Stanton, R., Waddington, G., Canning, C. (2012). The Physiotherapy eSkills Training Online resource improves performance of practical skills: a controlled trial. BMC Medical Education, 12(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Dorsch, S., Ada, L., Canning, C., Al-Zharani, M., Dean, C. (2012). The Strength of the Ankle Dorsiflexors Has a Significant Contribution to Walking Speed in People Who Can Walk Independently After Stroke: An Observational Study. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93(6), 1072-1076. [More Information]
  • Boyce, M., Canning, C., Mahant, N., Morris, J., Latimer, J., Fung, V. (2012). The Toronto Western Spasmodic Torticollis Rating Scale: Reliability in neurologists and physiotherapists. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 18, 635-637. [More Information]

2011

  • Allen, N., Sherrington, C., Paul, S., Canning, C. (2011). Balance and Falls in Parkinson's Disease: A Meta-analysis of the Effect of Exercise and Motor Training. Movement Disorders, 26(9), 1605-1615. [More Information]
  • Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Allen, N., O'Rourke, S., Paul, S., Murray, S., Tay, Y. (2011). Conditions and consequences of falling in community-living people with Parkinson’s disease. APA Physiotherapy Conference 2011, NA.
  • Dorsch, S., Ada, L., Canning, C. (2011). How weak are people with stroke? APA Physiotherapy Conference 2011, NA.
  • Alzahrani, M., Dean, C., Ada, L., Dorsch, S., Canning, C. (2011). Mood and Balance are Associated with Free-Living Physical Activity of People after Stroke Residing in the community. Stroke Research and Treatment, 2012 (2012 Article ID 470648), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Paul, S., Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Fung, V. (2011). Muscle power, muscle strength and activity performance measures are more reproducible than postural sway measures in Parkinson’s disease. APA Physiotherapy Conference 2011, NA.

2010

  • Carr, J., Shepherd, R., Canning, C. (2010). Parkinson's Disease. In Janet Carr and Roberta Shepherd (Eds.), Neurological Rehabilitation: Optimizing Motor Performance, (pp. 307-334). Sydney: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Allen, N., Sherrington, C., Canning, C., Fung, V. (2010). Reduced muscle power is associated with slower walking velocity and falls in people with Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 16(4), 261-264. [More Information]
  • Steel, K., Adams, R., Coulson, S., Canning, C. (2010). Self-as-a-model training of left foot Australian Football punt kicking in two cases using reversed video footage of player's right foot kicks. 2010 Asics Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport. "Hot Topics in the Tropics", Australia: Sports Medicine Australia.
  • Allen, N., Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Fung, V., Murray, S., O'Rourke, S. (2010). Support-group based exercise to address risk factors for falls in people with Parkinson’s disease: a randomised controlled trial. 2010 National Neurology Group Conference, Australia: AJP.
  • Allen, N., Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Lord, S., Latt, M., Close, J., O'Rourke, S., Murray, S., Fung, V. (2010). The Effects of an Exercise Program on Fall Risk Factors in People with Parkinson's Disease: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Movement Disorders, 25(9), 1217-1225. [More Information]
  • Steel, K., Adams, R., Canning, C., Eisenhuth, J. (2010). The Team-Mate Identification (TM-ID) Test: Effect of Participant and Situation Familiarity on Response Accuracy and Latency. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 5(2), 281-290. [More Information]

2009

  • Allen, N., Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Fung, V. (2009). Bradykinesia, Muscle Weakness and Reduced Muscle Power in Parkinson's Disease. Movement Disorders, 24(9), 1344-1351. [More Information]
  • Ada, L., Sherrington, C., Canning, C., Dean, C., Scianni, A. (2009). Computerized tracking to train dexterity after cerebellar tumour: A single-case experimental study. Brain Injury, 23(7-8), 702-706. [More Information]
  • Canning, C. (2009). Constraint-induced movement therapy after injection of Botulinum toxin improves spasticity and motor function in chronic stroke patients. Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, 55(4), 286.
  • Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Lord, S., Fung, V., Close, J., Latt, M., Howard, K., Allen, N., O'Rourke, S., Murray, S. (2009). Exercise therapy for prevention of falls in people with Parkinson's disease: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation. BMC Neurology, 9, 4-1-4-7. [More Information]
  • Steel, K., Adams, R., Canning, C. (2009). Recognition of water polo players as teammates from video clips of less than 1 second captured from overwater versus underwater cameras. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 31(Supplement June 2009), s100-s100.

2008

  • Ada, L., Canning, C. (2008). Common motor impairments and their impact on activity. In Sheila Lennon & Maria Stokes (Eds.), Pocketbook of Neurological Physiotherapy, (pp. 73-93). UK: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Canning, C., Allen, N., Fung, V., Dean, C., Morris, I. (2008). Home-based treadmill walking for individuals with Parkinson's disease: a pilot radomized controlled trial. The Movement Disorder Society's 12th International Congress of Parkinson's disease movement disorders, USA.
  • Steel, K., Adams, R., Canning, C. (2008). Junior football players' classification of runners as their teammates from 400-msec. video clips. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 107(1), 317-322. [More Information]
  • Canning, C., Ada, L., Woodhouse, E. (2008). Multiple-task walking training in people with mild to moderate Parkinson's disease: a pilot study. Clinical Rehabilitation, 22(3), 226-233. [More Information]
  • Allen, N., Canning, C., Sherrington, C., Fung, V. (2008). Muscle strength and power are reduced in people with Parkinson's disease. Movement Disorders, 23(Suppl.1), S297-S297.

2007

  • Steel, K., Adams, R., Canning, C. (2007). Identifying swimmers as water-polo or swim team-mates from visual displays of less than one second. Journal of Sports Sciences, 25(11), 1251-1258. [More Information]

2006

  • Steel, K., Adams, R., Canning, C. (2006). Identifying Runners as Football Teammates from 400 msec. Video Clips. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 103, 901-911. [More Information]
  • Kilbreath, S., Crosbie, W., Canning, C., Lee, M. (2006). Inter-limb coordination in bimanual reach-to-grasp following stroke. Disability and Rehabilitation, 28(23), 1435-1443. [More Information]
  • Canning, C., Ada, L., Paul, S. (2006). Is automaticity of walking regained after stroke? Disability and Rehabilitation, 28(2), 97-102. [More Information]
  • Ada, L., Dorsch, S., Canning, C. (2006). Strengthening interventions increase strength and improve activity after stroke: a systematic review. Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, 52(4), 241-248.
  • Canning, C., Ada, L., Johnson, J., McWhirter, S. (2006). Walking Capacity in Mild to Moderate Parkinson's Disease. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 87(3), 371-375. [More Information]

2005

  • Paul, S., Ada, L., Canning, C. (2005). Automaticity of walking - implications for physiotherapy practice. Physical Therapy Reviews, 10(1), 15-23. [More Information]
  • Ada, L., Canning, C. (2005). Changing the way we view the contribution of motor impairments to physical disability after stroke. In Refshauge, K., Ada, L., Ellis, E. (Eds.), Science-Based Rehabilitation, (pp. 87-106). Sydney: Butterworth Heinemann.
  • Ada, L., Canning, C., Foongchomcheay, A. (2005). Preventing subluxation of the shoulder. In Brown SP (Eds.), Focus on Stroke Research, (pp. 129-144). New York: Nova Science Publishers.
  • Ada, L., Foongchomcheay, A., Canning, C. (2005). Supportive Devices for Preventing and Treating Subluxation of the Shoulder After Stroke. Stroke: a journal of cerebral circulation, 36(8), 1818-1819. [More Information]
  • Ada, L., Foongchomcheay, A., Canning, C. (2005). Supportive devices for preventing and treating subluxation of the shoulder after stroke (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (1), CD003863.pub2-1-CD003863.pub2-18. [More Information]
  • Canning, C. (2005). The effect of directing attention during walking under dual-task conditions in Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 11(2), 95-99. [More Information]
  • Foongchomcheay, A., Ada, L., Canning, C. (2005). Use of devices to prevent subluxation of the shoulder after stroke. Physiotherapy Research International, 10(3), 134-145. [More Information]

2004

  • Canning, C., Ada, L., Adams, R., O'Dwyer, N. (2004). Loss Of Strength Contributes More To Physical Disability After Stroke Than Loss Of Dexterity. Clinical Rehabilitation, 18(3), 300-308. [More Information]
  • Ada, L., Canning, C., Dean, C., Moore, D. (2004). Training Physiotherapy Students' Abilities In Scoring The Motor Assessment Scale For Stroke. Journal of Allied Health, 33(4), 267-270.

2003

  • Canning, C., Shepherd, R., Carr, J., Alison, J., Wade, L., White, A. (2003). A randomized controlled trial of the effects of intensive sit-to-stand training after recent traumatic brain injury on sit-to-stand performance. Clinical Rehabilitation, 17(4), 355-362. [More Information]
  • Ada, L., Canning, C., Low, S. (2003). Stroke patients have selected muscle weakness in shortened range. Brain, 126(3), 724-731. [More Information]

2002

  • Canning, C., Carr, J., Shepherd, R., Alison, J., Wade, L., White, A. (2002). A randomized controlled pilot study of intensive sit-to-stand training during rehabilitation after recent traumatic brain injury. VIIth International Physiotherapy Congress, Sydney: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Kilbreath, S., Crosbie, W., Canning, C., Lee, M. (2002). Bimanual grasping following stroke. From Cell to Society 3, Sydney: The College of Health Sciences.
  • Ada, L., Canning, C. (2002). Management of skeletal muscle after stroke. In Preedy VR and Peters TJ (Eds.), Skeletal Muscle: Pathology, Diagnosis and Management of Disease, (pp. 639-648). London: Cambridge University Press.
  • Ada, L., Foongchomcheay, A., Canning, C. (2002). Supportive devices for preventing and treating subluxation of the shoulder after stroke. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.
  • Canning, C. (2002). The effect of attention on walking performance under dual-task conditions in individuals with Parkinson's disease. From Cell to Society 3, Sydney: The College of Health Sciences.
  • Ada, L., Canning, C., Low,, S. (2002). The effect of stroke on the torque-angle curves of the elbow flexors and extensors. VIIth International Physiotherapy Congress, Sydney: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Foongchomcheay, A., Ada, L., Canning, C. (2002). Use of sling in the prevention of subluxation of the shoulder after stroke: an Australian survey. From Cell to Society 3, Sydney: The College of Health Sciences.

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