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Hewlett S, Almeida C, Ambler N, Blair PS, Choy E, Dures E, Hammond A, Hollingworth W, Kadir B, Kirwan J, Plummer Z, Rooke C, Thorn J, Turner N, Pollock Jon behalf of the RAFT Study Group (2019). "Reducing Arthritis Fatigue impact: Two-year randomised controlled trial of cognitive behavioural approaches by rheumatology Teams (RAFT)" Ann Rheum Dis  78 (4): 465-472.

Prodinger B, Hammond A, Tennant A, Prior Y, Tyson S (2019). Revisiting the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) and QuickDASH in Rheumatoid Arthritis: a psychometric study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 20:41


Prior Y, Tennant A, Tyson S, Kjeken I, Hammond A (2018). Measure of Activity Performance in the Hand (MAP-Hand) questionnaire: Linguistic validation, cultural adaptation and psychometric testing in people with Rheumatoid Arthritis in the UK. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:275

Radford K, Sutton C, Sach, T, Holmes J, Watkins C,  Forshaw D, Jones T, Hoffman K, O’Connor R, Tyerman R, Merchán-Baeza JA, Morris R, McManus E, Drummond A, Walker M, Duley L, Shakespeare D, Hammond A and Phillips J (2018). 'Early, specialist vocational rehabilitation to facilitate return to work after traumatic brain injury: the FRESH feasibility RCT' , Health Technology Assessment: 22 (33), pp. 1-124.

Hammond A, Prior Y, Tyson S (2018). Linguistic validation, validity and reliability of the British English version of the Disabilities Arm Shoulder Hand (DASH) questionnaire and QUICKDASH in people with rheumatoid arthritis. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 19:118

Hammond A, Prior Y, Horton M, Tennant A, Tyson S, Nordenskiold U (2017). The Reliability and Validity of the Evaluation of Daily Activity Questionnaire in seven musculoskeletal conditions. Disability and Rehabilitation 40(17):2070-2080 [DOI: 10.1080/09638288.2017.1323027 Published online 8.5.17]

Weerdesteyn, V., K. Hollands, and M.A. Hollands (2018). “Gait adaptability” Handbook of Clinical Neurology, 159 (8): 135-146

Van der veen, S., U. Hammerbeck, R.J. Baker, and K.L. Hollands (2018). “Validation of gait event detection by centre of pressure during target stepping in healthy and paretic gait” Journal of Biomechanics, 79: 218-222

Trinler, U., F.Y. Leboeuf, K. Hollands, R. Jones, and R. Baker (2018). “Estimation of muscle activation during different walking speeds with two mathematical approaches compared to surface EMG” Gait & Posture 64: 266-273

Trinler, U., K. Hollands, R. Jones, and R.J. Baker (2018). “A systematic review of approaches to modelling lower limb muscle forces during gait: applicability to clinical gait analyses” Gait & Posture 61: 353-361


Hammond A, O’Brien R, Woodbridge S, Bradshaw L, Prior Y, Radford K, Culley J, Whitham D, Pulikottil-Jacob R. (2017) Job retention vocational rehabilitation for employed people with inflammatory arthritis (WORK-IA): a feasibility randomized controlled trial. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders  18:315

Prior Y, Sutton C, Cotterill S, Adams J, Camacho E, Arafin N, Firth J, O’Neill T, Hough Y, Jones W, Hammond A (2017). The effects of arthritis gloves on people with Rheumatoid Arthritis or Inflammatory Arthritis with hand pain: a study protocol for a multi-centre randomized controlled trial (the A-GLOVES trial). BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 18:224 DOI 10.1186/s12891-017-1583-4

Prior Y, Amanna AE, Bodell SJ, Hammond A (2017). A qualitative evaluation of occupational therapy-led work rehabilitation for people with inflammatory arthritis: Participants’ views. Br J Occup Ther  2017;80:39-48

Medeiros, F.M., J. Myskiw, P. Baptista, L. Neves, L.A. Martins, I. Izquierdo, C. furini, L. Xavier, K.L. Hollands, and R.G. Mestriner (2017). “Can an aversive, extinction-resistant memory trigger impairments in walking adaptability? An experimental study using adult rats” Neuroscience Letters 665: 224-228.

Prenton, S., K. Hollands, L.P.J. Kenney, and P. Onmanee (2017). “Functional electrical stimulation and ankle foot orthoses provide equivalent therapeutic effects on foot drop: a meta-analysis providing direction for future research” Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine 50 (2) DOI: 10.2340/16501977-2289


Hammond A, Prior Y (2016). The effectiveness of home hand exercise programmes in rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review. British Medical Bulletin. 119 (1): 49-62 doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldw024..

Al Khlaifat L, Herrington LC, Tyson S, Hammond A, Jones RK (2016). The effectiveness of an exercise programme on dynamic balance in patients with medial knee osteoarthritis: a pilot study. The Knee 23(5): 849-856. doi: 10.1016/j.knee.2016.05.006.

Cuperus N, Vliet Vlieland T.P.M, Brodin N, Hammond A,  Kjeken I, Lund H, Murphy S,  Neijland Y, Opava CH, Roškar S, Sargautyte R, Stamm T, Torres Mata X, Uhlig T, Zangi H,  van den Ende CH. (2016). Characterizing the concept of activity pacing as a non-pharmacological intervention in rheumatology care: results of an international Delphi survey. Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology 45(1):66-74

Vliet Vlieland, T.P.M., C.H.M.Van den Ende, F. Alliot-Launois, C. Beauvais, M. Gobbo, A. Iagnocco, I.E. Lundberg, P.V. Munuera-Martínez, C.H. Opava, Y. Prior, A. Redmond, H. Smucrova, and D. Wiek (2016). “Educational needs of health professionals working in rheumatology in Europe” RMD Open, 2 (2)

Prior, Y.,  N. Walker (2016). “Rheumatology occupational therapy-led fibromyalgia self- management education using motivational interviewing and mindfulness based cognitive therapy: a new approach” British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 30 (1): 8-13.

Kerr, A., D. Rafferty, K. Hollands, M. Barber, and M.H. Granat (2016). “A technique to record the sedentary to walk movement during free living mobility: a comparison of healthy and stroke populations” Gait & Posture 52: 233-236

Prenton, S., K. Hollands, and L.P.J. Kenney (2016). “Functional electrical stimulation versus ankle foot orthoses for foot-drop: a meta-analysis of orthotic effect” Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine 48 (8): 646-656.


Hewlett S, Ambler N, Almeida C, Blair PS, Choy E, Dures E, Hammond A, Hollingworth W, Kirwan J, Plummer Z, Rooke C, Thorn J, Tomkinson K, Pollock J on behalf of the RAFT study team (2015). Protocol for a randomised controlled trial for Reducing Arthritis Fatigue  by clinical Teams using cognitive behavioural approaches (RAFT). BMJ Open 5:e009061. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009061.URL:

Prior Y, Amanna A, Bodell S, Hammond A (2015) A qualitative evaluation of an occupational therapy-led work rehabilitation for people with inflammatory arthritis: perspectives of the therapists and their line managers. British Journal of Occupational Therapy. 78: 8 465-466 doi: 10.1177/0308022615599175

Hammond A, Tennant A, Tyson S, Hawkins R, Nordenskiold U, Prior Y (2015) The Reliability and Validity of the English version of the Evaluation of Daily Activity Questionnaire for people with rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatology  54 (9):1605-1615

Hammond A, Prior Y, Tennant A, Tyson S, Nordenskiold U (2015) The content validity and acceptability of the Evaluation of Daily Activity Questionnaire in musculoskeletal conditions. British Journal of Occupational Therapy 78 (3) 144-157 (Publication highlighted as Editor’s choice).

Al-Khlaifat, L., L.C. Herrigton, A. Hammond, S.F. Tyson, R.K. Jones (2015). “The effectiveness of an exercise programme on knee loading, muscle co-contraction and pain in patients with medial knee osteoarthritis: a pilot study.” Knee 23(1): 63-69

Hammond, A., Jones V,  Prior Y (2015). “The effects of compression gloves on hand symptoms and hand function in rheumatoid arthritis and hand osteoarthritis: a systematic review.” Clinical Rehabilitation 30(3): 213:224

Thomas, N., S. Plant, K. Woodward-Nutt, Y. Prior, and S. Tyson (2015). “Health care professionals’ views of the factors influencing the decision to refer patients to a stroke rehabilitation trial” Trials 16 (1)

Dziedzic KE. Nicholls E, Hill S,  Hammond A, Handy J, Thomas E, Hay E (2015). “The clinical effectiveness of self-management approaches for osteoarthritis in the hand: a community based 2x2 factorial randomised trial.” Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 74:108-118. DOI: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-203938–

Oppong, R., S. Jowett, E. Nicholls, D.G.T. Whitehurst, S. Hill, A. Hammond, E. Hay, and K. Dziedzic (2015).“Joint protection and hand exercises: an economic evaluation comparing methods for the evaluation of factorial trials.” Rheumatology 54(5): 876-83. DOI:10.1093/rheumatology/keu389

Hollands KL, Pelton TA, Wimperis A, Whitham D, Tan W, Jowett S, Sackley CM, Wing AM, Tyson SF, Mathias J, Hensman M, van Vliet PM. (2015) Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy of Visual Cue Training to Improve Adaptability of Walking after Stroke: Multi-Centre, Single-Blind Randomised Control Pilot Trial. PLoS One. Oct 7;10(10):e0139261. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139261

Hollands, K., T.A. Pelton, A. Wimperis, D. Whitham, W. Tan, S. Jowett, C.M. Sackley, A.M. Wing, S.F. Tyson, J. Mathias, M. Hensman, and P.M. van Vliet (2015). “Feasibility and preliminary efficacy of visual cue training to improve adaptability of walking after stroke: multi-centre, single-blind randomised control pilot trial” PLOS ONE, 10 (10), e0139261 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139261

Hollands KL, Pelton TA, van der Veen S, Alharbi S, Hollands MA. (2015) A novel and simple test of gait adaptability predicts gold standard measures of functional mobility in stroke survivors.Gait Posture. Sep 30. pii: S0966-6362(15)00886-3. doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2015.09.018..


Prior Y, Hammond A (2014) Work Rehabilitation for those with Rheumatoid Arthritis in the UK: A Systematic Review. The Journal of Rheumatology Occupational Therapy 28(1):12-16.

Hammond A, Tyson S, Prior Y, Hawkins R, Tennant A, Nordenskiold U, Thyberg I, Sandqvist G, Cederlund R (2014) Linguistic validation and cultural adaptation of an English version of the evaluation of daily activity questionnaire in rheumatoid arthritis. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 12:143 doi:10.1186/s12955-014-0143-y

Hammond A (2014). The Elizabeth Casson Memorial Lecture 2014: Changing Ways, Changing Times. British Journal of Occupational Therapy 77(8):392-399

Hollands KL, Agnihotri D, Tyson SF (2014). Effects of dual task on stepping patterns of walking and turning in healthy older adults and stroke survivors. Gait and Posture. Sep;40(4):564-9