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UOA 12 - Allied Health Professions and Studies

University of Glasgow (joint submission with Glasgow Caledonian University and University of Strathclyde)

RA1, RA2 and RA5c: Staff and output details and Category C staff circumstances


Ballinger, C - Category : A

RA2 - Research outputs:

Number of outputs: 4

Output number: 1 of 4


Goal setting in neurological rehabilitation: Patients’ perspectives.

Output type: Journal article
Journal title: Disability and Rehabilitation
Month/year of publication: March 2007
Pagination: 389-394
Volume: 29(5)
ISSN: 1464-5165
DOI: 10.1080/09638280600841117 ?
Co-authors: Holliday RC, Playford ED
Other relevant details: This paper was amongst the few to explore goal setting, a key tenet in rehabilitation, from the perspectives of patients. It identified factors impacting on the success of goal setting, including difficulties in identifying goals if impairments were unexpected or unpredictable. The impact factor of Disability and Rehabilitation is 1.164.

Output number: 2 of 4


A randomised controlled trial of a home-based exercise programme to reduce the risk of falling among people with Parkinson’s disease.

Output type: Journal article
Journal title: Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
Month/year of publication: November 2006
Pagination: 678-684
Volume: 78
ISSN: 00223050
DOI: 10.1136/jnnp.2006.099333 ?
Co-authors: Pickering R, Ashburn A, Fazakarley L
Number of additional co-authors: 2
Other relevant details: An evaluation of an intervention to reduce falls risk among people with Parkinson’s Disease, who are twice as likely to fall as other community dwelling older people. Findings showed a trend towards falls reduction, and a positive effect on near falls and quality of life. Impact factor: 3.63.

Output number: 3 of 4


Older people’s views about community falls prevention: An Australian perspective

Output type: Journal article
Journal title: British Journal of Occupational Therapy
Month/year of publication: June 2006
Pagination: 263-70
Volume: 69(6)
ISSN: 1477-6006
URL: Original article on web ?
DOI: Not supplied ?
Co-authors: Clemson L
Other relevant details: A collaborative paper resulting from a sabbatical spent in Sydney, Australia, which included interviews with participants in a randomised controlled trial of a group based falls prevention intervention led by the second author, an OT, with positive findings published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Output number: 4 of 4


The construction of the risk of falling among and by older people.

Output type: Journal article
Journal title: Ageing and Society
Month/year of publication: August 2002
Pagination: 305-324
Volume: 22 (3)
ISSN: 14691779
DOI: 10.1017/S0144686X02008620 ?
Co-authors: Payne S.
Other relevant details: Cited 12 times, this paper was the most important output of Ballinger’s PhD research studentship. This paper highlighted the potential stigma attached to the event of a fall, a consideration underrepresented within the epidemiological and clinical falls literature. The journal Ageing and Society has an impact factor of 1.494.