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Petrella, R. Healthy Body, Health Brain Research at the CCAA is “Stepping-it-up”.  Invited Speaker at the 25th Anniversary Lecture at the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging. London, ON.  October 3, 2014.

Petrella, R. The Role of Physicians and Health Practitioners in Prescribing Exercise.  Invited Speaker at First Annual Exercise is Medicine ™ on Campus at Western Symposium & Campus Walk. Western University. London, ON.  October 3, 2014. 

Petrella, R. Hyaluronic acid treatment in osteoarthritis of the knee: what is the evidence? Invited Speaker at the Quebec Orthopaedic Association. Gatineau, Quebec. October 1, 2014

Publications – Journal Articles, Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts & Abstracts

Felfeli T, Shellington E, Gill DP, Petrella RJ. Feasibility of a Smartphone Delivered Aerobic and Cognitive Exercise Program for Community-Dwelling Older Adults. Technology Evaluation in the Elderly Network (TVN) Conference. Toronto, ON; September 21, 2014 (Poster Presentation). Abstract to be published in the Canadian Geriatrics Journal.

Knight E, Stuckey MI, Petrella RJ. (2014). Prescribing Physical Activity through Primary Care: Does Intensity Matter? The Physician and Sportsmedicine. 42(3): 78-89. doi: 10.3810/psm.2014.09.2079

Knight E, Stuckey MI, Petrella RJ. (2014). Health Promotion through the Primary Care Setting: Enhancing Self-Management with Home Health Monitoring Technologies and Activity Prescription. The Physician and Sportsmedicine. 42(3): 90-99. doi: 10.1038/psm.2014.09.2080

Knight E, Petrella RJ. Prescribing Physical Activity for Healthy Aging: Longitudinal Mixed Method Analysis of an Intervention through Primary Care. The Physician and Sportsmedicine. (In Press)

Knight E, Werstine RJ, Rasmussen Pennington DM, Fitzsimmons D, Petrella RJ. (2014). Physiotherapy 2.0: Leveraging Social Media to Engage Patients in Rehabilitation and Health Promotion. Physical Therapy. (In Press)

Meyer MJ, Pereira S, McClure A, Teasell R, Thind A, Koval J, Richardson M, Speechley M. A systematic review of studies reporting multivariable models to predict functional outcomes after post-stroke inpatient rehabilitation.  Disabil Rehabil. 2014 Sep 24:1-8. 

Schraeder KE, Reid GJ. Why Wait? The Effect of Wait-Times on Subsequent Help-Seeking Among Families Looking for Children's Mental Health Services.  J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2014 Sep 2. 

Tobon JI, Reid GJ, Goffin RD.  Continuity of Care in Children's Mental Health: development of a measure. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2014 Sep;41(5):668-86.

Webster F, Rice K, Dainty KN, Zwarenstein M, Durant S, Kuper A. Failure to Cope: The Hidden Curriculum of Emergency Department Wait Times and the Implications for Clinical Training.  Acad Med. 2014 Sep 30. 

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