Ruth Barclay
Ruth Barclay PhD, MHSc, BMR(PT)

Associate Professor
Department of Physical Therapy

Areas of Special Interest

  • Participation post stroke and in older adults
  • Community ambulation post stroke and in older adults
  • Measurement of physical function post stroke
  • Health-related quality of life post stroke
  • Response shift in health-related quality of life

Teaching

MPT

PT 7500 Physical Therapy Evaluation / Research Project

PT 7150 Integrated Tutorials for Cardiorespiratory and Neurological Conditions

PT 7121 Clinical Skills for Physical Therapy in Neurological Conditions

PT 6110 Foundations of Evidence-Based Practice 1

PT 6100 Theoretical Basis of Physical Therapy Practice

Selected Publications

Barclay R, Miller P, Pooyania S, Stratford P (2016). Telephone Interview Version of the Chedoke-McMaster Stroke Assessment Activity Inventory – Psychometric Properties (accepted to Physiotherapy Canada – to be published summer, 2016)

Merali S, Cameron JI, Barclay R, Salbach NM (2015). Characterising Community Exercise Programmes Delivered by Fitness Instructors for People with Neurological Conditions: A Scoping Review. Health & Social Care in the Community 2015 Oct 7. doi: 10.1111/hsc.12282. [Epub ahead of print]

Barclay RE, Stevenson TJ, Poluha W, Ripat J, Nett C, Srikesavan C (2015). Interventions for improving community ambulation in individuals with stroke (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Issue 3. Art. No.: CD010200. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010200.pub2.

Mayo NE, Anderson S, Barclay R, Cameron JI, Desrosiers J, Eng JJ, Huijbregts M, Kagan A, Mackay-Lyons M, Moriello C et al (2015). Getting on with the Rest of Your Life after Stroke: A Randomized Trial a Complex Intervention Aimed at Enhanced Life Participation Post-Stroke. Clinical Rehabilitation.29(12):1198-1211.

Barclay R, Ripat J, Mayo N (2015). Factors describing community ambulation after stroke – a mixed-methods study. Clinical Rehabilitation. 29(5):509-21. doi: 10.1177/0269215514546769. Epub 2014 Aug 29.

Barclay R, Tate R (2014). Response shift recalibration and reprioritization in health-related quality-of-life was identified prospectively in older men with and without stroke. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 67(5):500-507.

Barclay-Goddard R, Ripat J, Mayo NE (2012). Developing a Model of Participation Post-Stroke: A Mixed-Methods Approach. Quality of Life Research. 21(3):417-426. [published online July 12, 2011]

Barclay-Goddard R, King J, Dubouloz CJ, Schwartz CE, on behalf of the Response Shift Think Tank Working Group (2012 in press). Building on transformative learning and response shift theory to investigate health-related quality of life changes over time in individuals with chronic health conditions and disability. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. February issue (Vol. 93, No. 2).

Barclay-Goddard R, Lisa L, Tate R, Weinberg L, Mayo NE (2011). Does Response Shift Occur in Self-Perceived Physical Function after Stroke? Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 92:1762-1769.

Barclay-Goddard RE, Stevenson TJ, Poluha W, Thalman L (2011). Mental practice for treating upper extremity deficits in individuals with hemiparesis after stroke. Cochrane Corner, Stroke;42:e574-e575. DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.627414.

Dang M, Ramsaran KD, Street ME, Syed SN, Barclay-Goddard R, Stratford P, Miller PA (2011). Estimating the Accuracy of the Chedoke-McMaster Stroke Assessment Predictive Equations for Stroke Rehabilitation. Physiotherapy Canada 63(3)334-341.

Barclay-Goddard R, Ripat J, Mayo NE (2011). Developing a Model of Participation Post-Stroke: A Mixed-Methods Approach. Quality of Life Research, Jul 12, 2011 [e-pub ahead of print].

Barclay-Goddard RE, Stevenson TJ, Poluha W, Thalman L (2011). Mental practice for treating upper extremity deficits in individuals with hemiparesis after stroke. (Cochrane Review) Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD005950. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005950.pub4.

Barclay-Goddard R, Lisa L, Tate R, Weinberg L, Mayo NE (2009). Response shift was identified over multiple occasions with a structural equation modeling framework. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. Nov;62(11):1181-8. Epub 2009 Jul 16.

F1000 Article

Barclay-Goddard R, Epstein J, Mayo NE (2009). Response Shift: A Brief Overview and Proposed Research Priorities. Quality of Life Research:
18(3); 335-346.

Stevenson T, Barclay-Goddard R, Ripat J (2005). Influences on Treatment Choices in Stroke Rehabilitation: A Survey of Canadian Physical Therapists. Physiotherapy Canada.
57;135-144.

Barclay-Goddard R, Stevenson T, Poluha W, Moffatt MEK, Taback SP (2005). Force Platform Feedback for Standing Balance Training After Stroke. In: Cochrane Corner, Stroke.
36;412–413.

Barclay-Goddard R, Stevenson T, Poluha W, Moffatt MEK, Taback SP (2004). Force Platform Feedback for Standing Balance Training After Stroke. (Cochrane Review) The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Issue 4, 2004. Art. No.: CD004129. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004129.pub2.

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