Publications

2018 Publications

Timler, A., McIntyre, F. & Hands, B. (2018). Adolescents’ self-reported motor assessments may be more realistic than those of their parents. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 0(0), 1-7. doi:10.1177/0308022617743681

2017 Publications

Beaton, H., Travlos, V. & Hands, B. (2017). Contemporary parent handling behaviours: Do they constrain or enable infant motor development? Poster Presentation at the 12th International Conference on Developmental Coordination Disorder, 5-8 July, Fremantle, Australia

Beaton, H.E., (2017). Non Synostotic Plagiocephaly: Relationship with contemporary parent handling and impact on infant developmental outcomes. Oral Presentation at the Perinatology Society Australia and New Zealand Conference, 8th December, Perth, Australia

Beaton, H.E., Travlos, V. & Hands, B. (2017). Do universal plagiocephaly prevention strategies influence head shape development in healthy term infants? Poster presentation at the at the 10th International Conference Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, 15-18 October, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Beaton, H.E., Travlos, V. & Hands, B. (2017). Developmental paths of healthy term infants in the I-Chat Study: Is plagiocephaly causing developmental delay?” Poster presentation at the 10th International Conference Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, 15-18 October, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Bhoyroo, R., Hands, B. & Wigley, C. (2017). Exploring the internal modelling deficit hypothesis in children with and without Developmental Coordination Disorder: Study Protocol. Poster Presentation at the 12th International Conference on Developmental Coordination Disorder, 5-8 July, Fremantle, Australia.

Chivers, P., Rantalainen, T., McIntyre, F. , Hands, B. , Weeks, B., Beck, B., Hart, N. & Siafarikas, A. (2017).  Gender differences in bone health in a cohort of adolescents with developmental coordination disorder. ICCBH 2017

Chivers, P., Rantalainen, T., McIntrye, F., Hands, B., Weeks, B., Beck, B., Hart, N. & Siafiarikas, A. (2017). Suboptimal bone status for adolescents with movement difficulties – it’s gender specific. Oral Presentation at the 12th International Conference on Developmental Coordination Disorder, 5-8 July, Fremantle, Australia.

Grace T. & Hands, B. (2017). DCD: Developmental Coordination Disorder. A resource for parents, teachers and clinicians. Perth, WA: The University of Notre Dame Australia

Grace, T., Oddy, W.H., Bulsara, M. & Hands, B. (2017). Breastfeeding and motor development: A longitudinal cohort study. Human Movement Science, 51, 9-16. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2016.10.001

Grace, T., Hands, B., Bulsara, M. & Robinson, M. (2017). Maternal gestational stress and longitudinal motor development. Oral Presentation at the 12th International Conference on Developmental Coordination Disorder, 5-8 July, Fremantle, Australia.

McIntyre, F, Parker, H., Chivers, P. & Hands, B. (2017). Actual competence, rather than perceived competence, is a better predictor of physical activity in children aged 6 – 9 years.” Journal of Sports Sciences (eprint).http//dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2017.1390243

McIntyre, F., Chivers, P. & Hands, B. (2017). Functional fitness can be improved and sustained over time in adolescents with DCD. Oral Presentation at the 12th International Conference on Developmental Coordination Disorder, 5-8 July, Fremantle, Australia.

Plumb, M., Parker, H., McIntyre, F. & Hands, B. (2017). Fundamental motor skills (FMS), DCD and current interventions…What more could we be doing from a global perspective? Symposium at the 12th International Conference on Developmental Coordination Disorder, 5-8 July, Fremantle, Australia.

Rantalainen, T., Chivers, P., Beck, B., Robertson, S., Hart, N., Nimphius, S., Weeks, B., McIntyre, F., Hands, B. & Siafarikas, A. (2017).   Please Don’t Move – Evaluating Motion Artefact from pQCT Scans Using Textural Features.  Journal of Clinical Densitometry. S1094-6950(17)30022-7. DOI: 10.1016/j.jocd.2017.07.002.

Rantalainen, T., Chivers, P., Rothacker, K., McIntyre, F., Hands, B., Hart, N., Nimphius, S., Beeson, B., Bettenay, F. & Siafarikas, A.  (2017).  DXA and pQCT: clinical considerations in a paediatric population. Oral Presentation at the Black Forest Forum for Musculoskeletal Interactions Focus Pediatrics and Galileo Therapy June 7 – 9 2017 Castle Bad Liebenzell, Germany.

Timler, A., McIntyre, F., Bulsara, C., Rose, E. & Hands, B. (2017). The development of a healthy identity is compromised in adolescents with LMC: The who.i.am study. Oral Presentation at the 12th International Conference on Developmental Coordination Disorder, 5-8 July, Fremantle, Australia.

Timler, A., McIntyre, F. & Hands, B. (2017). Is self-report versus parent report similar for adolescent motor competence?  DCD12 Conference, July 5th -8th, 2017, Fremantle, Western Australia

2016 Publications

Beaton, H.E., Travlos, V. & Hands, B. (2016). Do early movement experiences enable or constrain the physical development of infants? Relationship between contemporary parent handling and motor competence from birth to three months. Oral presentation at the Institute for Health Research, University of Notre Dame Australia Research Forum, 8th December, Fremantle, Australia

Rigoli, D., Kane, R.T., Mancini, V., Thornton, A., Licari, M., Hands, B., McIntyre, F. & Piek, J. (2016). The relationship between motor proficiency and mental health outcomes in young adults: A test of the Environmental Stress Hypothesis. Journal of Human Movement. In press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/jhumov.2016.09.004

McIntyre, F., Parker, H., Thornton, A., Licari, M., Piek, J., Rigoli, D. & Hands, B. (2016). Assessing the motor proficiency in young adults: The Bruiuinks Osteretsky Test-2 Short Form and the McCarron Assessment of Neuromuscular Development. Journal of Human Movement. In press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/jhumov.2016.10.004

Grace, T., Bulsara, M., Robinson, M. & Hands, B. (2016). Early life events and motor development in childhood and adolescence: A longitudinal study. Acta Paediatrica, 105(5), e219-e227. doi: 10.1111/apa.13302

2015 Publications

Beaton, H.E., Downs, J., Gibson, N., Jepson, B., Mori, R., Travlos, V., & Hands, B. (2015). Development & Validation of the Parent Handling Scale. Oral presentation at the 17th International World Congress for Physical Therapy, 1-4 May, Singapore

Beaton, H.E., Travlos, V., & Hands, B. (2015).  Do child caregiving behaviours influence the acquisition and resolution of non synostotic plagiocephaly?: The I-Chat Study protocol. Poster Presentation at the 1st Science on the Swan, Perth WA 21-23rd April 2015

Cantell, M, Dewey, D., Hands, B. & Rose, E. (2015). A retrospective on the work of Dr Dawne Larkin. DCD11 Conference, July 2nd-4th, 2015, Toulouse, France. Journal of Comorbidity 5 (2); Supplement Issue http://www.jcomorbidity.com/index.php/test/issue/view/7

Chivers, P., Hands, B., McIntyre, F., Bervenotti Filho, F., Blee T., Beeson T., Bettenay, F. & Siafarikas A. (2015). Peripheral quantitative computed tomography (pQCT) reveals low bone mineral density in adolescents with motor difficulties. DCD11 Conference, July 2nd-4th, 2015, Toulouse, France. Journal of Comorbidity 5 (2); Supplement Issue http://www.jcomorbidity.com/index.php/test/issue/view/7

Chivers, P., McIntyre, F. & Hands, B. (2015). Functional fitness can be improved and sustained over time in adolescents with DCD. DCD11 Conference, July 2nd-4th, 2015, Toulouse, France. Journal of Comorbidity 5(2); Supplement Issue http://www.jcomorbidity.com/index.php/test/issue/view/7

Clark, E., Farringdon, F., Hands, B. & McIntyre, F. (2015). Feeling better now: the impact of an exercise intervention on self-concept and happiness in adolescents with low motor competence. DCD11 Conference, July 2nd-4th, 2015, Toulouse, France. Journal of Comorbidity 5 (2); Supplement Issue http://www.jcomorbidity.com/index.php/test/issue/view/7

Grace, T., Bulsara, M., Robinson, M. & Hands, B. (2015). Maternal stress during pregnancy affects long term motor development. Child Development, 87(1), 211-220. doi: 10.1111/cdev.12449

Grace, T., Hands, B., Bulsara, M. & Pennell, C. (2015). Maternal preeclampsia negatively effects long term motor development DCD11 Conference, July 2nd-4th, 2015, Toulouse, France. Journal of Comorbidity 5 (2); Supplement Issue http://www.jcomorbidity.com/index.php/test/issue/view/7

Hands, B., Chivers, P., McIntryre, F., Bervenotti Filho, C., Blee, T., Beeson, B., Bettenay, F., & Siafarikas, A. (2015). Peripheral quantitative computed tomography (pQCT) reveals low bone mineral density in adolescents with motor difficulties. Osteoporosis International, 26(6), 1809-1818. doi.:10.1007/s00198-015-3071-8

Hands, B., Licari, M. & Piek, J.P. (2015). A review of five tests to identify motor coordination difficulties in young adults. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 41-42, 40-51. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0891422215000487

McIntyre, F., Thornton, A., Hands, B., Licari, M., Piek, J. & Rigoli, D. Comparing the BOT-2and MAND for identifying young adults with motor impairment. DCD11 Conference, July 2nd-4th, 2015, Toulouse, France. Journal of Comorbidity 5(2); Supplement Issue http://www.jcomorbidity.com/index.php/test/issue/view/7

Rigoli, D., Kane, R.T., McIntyre, F., Thornton, A., Hands, B., Licari, M. & Piek, J. (2015). The relationship between motor coordination and mental health in young adults: A test of the Environmental Stress hypothesis. DCD11 Conference, July 2nd-4th, 2015, Toulouse, France. Journal of Comorbidity 5 (2); Supplement Issue http://www.jcomorbidity.com/index.php/test/issue/view/7

Timler, A., McIntyre, F., Crawford, S., Cantell, M. & Hands, B. (2015). The development and evaluation of the Adolescent Motor Competence Questionnaire (AMCQ): A self-report questionnaire for 12-18 year olds. DCD11 Conference, July 2nd-4th, 2015, Toulouse, France. Journal of Comorbidity 5 (2); Supplement Issue http://www.jcomorbidity.com/index.php/test/issue/view/7

2014 Publications

Grace, T., Bulsara, M., Pennell, C. & Hands, B. (2014). Maternal hypertensive diseases negatively affect offspring motor development. Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Women’s Cardiovascular Health ,4(3), 209-214. doi: 10.1016/j.preghy.2014.04.003.

McIntyre, F., Chivers, P., Larkin, D., Rose, E. & Hands, B. (2014). Exercise can improve physical self perceptions in adolescents with low motor competence. Human Movement Science, 42, 333-343. doi:10.1016/j.humov.2014.12.003

2013 Publications

Chivers, P., Larkin, D., Rose, E., Beilin, L. & Hands, B. (2013). Low scores on tests of motor competence among overweight children: Low motor competence or morphology? Human Movement Science, 43, 155-143 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2013.08.006

Hands, B., Larkin, D. & Rose, E. (2013) The psychometric properties of the McCarron Assessment of Neuromuscular Development with Australian youth: A longitudinal study. Human Movement Science, 32, 485-497. doi: 10.1016/j.humov.2013.02.007

Piek, J.P., Hands, B. & Gasson, N. (2013). Guest Editors: Motor Control & Human Skill, Proceedings of the 10th Motor Control and Human Skill Conference. Human Movement Science, 32, 1083-1085.

Straker L., Smith A, Hands B., Olds T. & Abbott, R. (2013). Screen-based media use clusters are related to other activity behaviours and health indicators in adolescents BMC Public Health, 13(1), 1174-1186. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-1174

2012 Publications

Piek, J.P., Hands, B. & Licari, M. K. (2012). Assessment of motor functioning in the preschool period. Neuropsychology Review, 22, 402-413. doi:10.1007/s11065-012-9211-4.

2011 No Publications

2010 No Publications

2009 Publications

Hands, B., Kendall, G. Larkin, D., Rose, E. & Parker, H. (2009). Perinatal risk factors for mild motor disability. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 56(4), 317-331. doi:10.1080/10349120903306533

Hands, B., Larkin, D., Parker, H., Straker, L. & Perry, M. (2009). The relationship among physical activity, motor competence and health-related fitness in 14–year-old adolescents. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 19, 655-663. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0838.2008.00847.x

Perry, M., Straker, L., O’Sullivan, P., Smith, A. & Hands, B. (2009). Fitness, motor competence and body composition are weakly associated with adolescent back pain. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 39(6), 439-449. doi:10.2519/jospt.2009.3011

2008 Publications

Cantell, M., Crawford, S. & Doyle-Baker, P.K. (2008). Physical fitness and health indices in children, adolescents and adults with high or low motor competence. Human Movement Science, 27, 344-362. doi: 10.1016/j.humov.2008.02.007.

Hands, B. (2008). Changes in motor skill and fitness measures among children with high and low motor competence: A five-year longitudinal study. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 11(2), 155-162. doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2007.02.012

2007 Publications

Beaton, H.E. (2007). Motor indicators of Infants presenting with Torticollis. Oral presentation at the Advances & Research Symposium, Princess Margaret Hospital, 17th October Perth, Australia

Beaton, H.E. (2007). Motor indicators of Infants presenting with Torticollis. Oral presentation at the National Australian Physiotherapy Association Conference 4-8 October, Cairns Australia

2006 Publications

Hands, B. & Larkin, D. (2006). Physical fitness of children with motor learning difficulties. European Journal of Special Needs Education, 21(4), 447-456.

2005 Publications

Larkin, D., Hands, B., Parker, H. & Cantell, M. (2005). Unigym: Tehtavasuuntautunut Nakokulma Motorisen Oppimisen Ongelmiin (Unigym: Task-specific approach to motor learning problems). In Rintala, P., Ahonen, T., Cantell, M. & Nissinen, A (Eds) Liiku ja opi (~Move and learn), Jyvaskyla, Finland: PS-Kustannus.

2004 No Publications

2003 Publications

Beaton, H.E. (2003). Torticollis Incidence and Physiotherapy Management: The Changes over 12 years. Poster presentation at the 5th National Australian Physiotherapy Association Paediatric Conference, 22-24 September, Perth, Australia

Hands, B. & Martin, M. (2003). Implementing a Fundamental Movement Skill program in an early childhood setting: The children’s perspectives . Australian Journal of Early Childhood, 28(4), 47-52.

Martin, M. & Hands, B. (2003). Implementing a Fundamental Movement Skill program in an early childhood setting: The teachers’ perspectives. Australian Journal of Early Childhood, 28(4), 40-46.

2002 Publications

Hands, B. & Larkin, D. (2002). DCD and Physical Fitness. In S. Cermak and D. Larkin (Eds.) Developmental Coordination Disorder (pp. 172-184) San Diego, CA: Singular Press

2001 Publications

Hands, B. & Larkin, D. (2001). DCD: A discrete learning disability. New Zealand Journal of Disability Studies, 9, 93- 119.

Hands, B. & Larkin, D. (2001). Measuring Motor Ability in Young Children Using the Rasch Measurement Model. Journal of Applied Measurement, 2(2), 101-119.

Pre 2000 Publications

Hands, B. (1996). The importance of fundamental movement skills. ACHPER West, Spring/summer, 17.

Hands, B. & Larkin, D. (1997). Gender differences in the measurement of children’s motor skills. The ACHPER Healthy Lifestyles Journal, 44(1), 12-16.

Hands, B. & Larkin, D. (1998). Australian tests of motor proficiency: What do we have and what do we need? The ACHPER Healthy Lifestyles Journal,45(4), 10-16.

Hands, B., Sheridan, B. & Larkin, D. (1999). Creating Performance Categories from Continuous Motor Skill Data. Journal of Outcome Measurement, 3(3), 18- 34.