Selected Publications (Trainees underlined)

DCD

Ip, A., Mickelson, E.C.R., Zwicker, J.G., & Canadian Paediatric Society, Developmental Paediatrics Section (accepted). CPS Practice Point: Assessment, diagnosis, and management of developmental coordination disorder. Paediatrics & Child Health

Camden, C., Zwicker, J.G., Morin, M., Schuster, T., Couture, M., Poder, T., Maltais, D.B., Battista, M-C., Baillargeon, J-P., Goyette, M., Pratte, G., Hurtubise, K., Phoenix, M., Nguyen, T., Berbari, J., & Tousignant, M. (2021). Web-based Early intervention for Children with motor difficulties aged 3-8 years old using multimodAl REhabilitation (WECARE): Protocol of a patient-centred pragmatic randomized trial of pediatric telerehabilitation to support families. British Medical Journal Open, 11(4), Article e046561. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-046561

Licari, M., Alvares, G., Bernie, C., Elliott, C., Evans, K., McIntyre, S., Pillar, S., Reynolds, J., Reid, S., Spittle, A.J., Whitehouse, A., Zwicker, J.G., & Williams, J. (2021). The unmet needs of children with developmental coordination disorder. Pediatric Research [epub ahead of print Jan 2021] https://doi.org/10.1038/s41390-021-01373-1

Lee, E.J., & Zwicker, J.G. (2021). Early identification of children with/at risk of developmental coordination disorder: A scoping review. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 63(6), 649-658. https://doi.org/10.1111/dmcn.14803

Zwicker, J.G., & Lee, E.J. (2021). Early intervention for children with/at risk of developmental coordination disorder: A scoping review. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 63(6), 659-667. https://doi.org/10.1111/dmcn.14804

Martini, R., Capistran, J., Centauro, J., Coego, E., Nadaraji, M., Venne, J., & Zwicker, J.G. (2021). Parents’ experience with the CO-OP approach: A synthesis of three qualitative investigations. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 88(1), 12-25. https://doi.org/10.1177/0008417420968680

Hunt, J., Zwicker, J.G., Godecke, E., & Raynor, A. (2020). Awareness and knowledge of developmental coordination disorder: A survey of caregivers, teachers, allied health professionals, and medical professionals in Australia. Child: Care, Health, and Development, 47(2), 174-183. https://doi.org/10.1111/cch.12824

Schwartz, S., Northrup, S., Izadi-Najafabadi, S., & Zwicker, J.G. (2020). CO-OP for children with developmental coordination disorder: Goals addressed and strategies used. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 87(4), 278-286. https://doi.org/10.1177/0008417420941980

Gill, K., Soundara Rajan, J., Goldowitz, D., & Zwicker, J.G. (2020). Using a mouse model to gain insights into developmental coordination disorder. Genes, Brain, and Behavior,19(4), Article e12647. https://doi.org/10.1111/gbb.12647

Camden, C., Couture, M., Pratte, G., Morin, M., Roberge, P., Poder, T., Maltais, D., Jasmin, E., Hurtubise, K., Ducreux, E., Léger, F., Zwicker, J.G., Berbari, J., Fallon, F., Tousignant, M., (2019). Recruitment, use, and satisfaction with a web platform supporting families of children with suspected or diagnosed developmental coordination disorder: A randomized feasibility trial. Developmental Neurorehabiliation, 22, 470-478. https://doi.org/10.1080/17518423.2018.1523243

Karras, H.C., Morin, D.N., Gill, K., Izadi-Najafabadi, S., & Zwicker, J.G. (2019). Health-related quality of life of children with developmental coordination disorder. Research in Developmental Disabilities (DCD-12 Special Issue), 84, 85-95. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2018.05.012

Izadi-Najafabadi, S., Ryan, N., Ghafooripoor, G., Gill, K., & Zwicker, J.G. (2019). Participation of children with developmental coordination disorder. Research in Developmental Disabilities (DCD-12 Special Issue), 84, 75-84. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2018.05.011

Zwicker, J.G., Suto, M., Harris, S.R., Vlasakova, N., Missiuna, C. (2018). Developmental coordination disorder is more than a motor problem: Children describe the impact of daily struggles on their quality of life. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 81(2), 65-73.  https://doi.org/10.1177/0308022617735046

Karkling, M., Paul, A., & Zwicker, J.G. (2017). Occupational therapists’ awareness of guidelines for assessment and diagnosis of developmental coordination disorder. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 84(3), 148-157. https://doi.org/10.1177/0008417417700915

Withers, R., Tsang, Y., & Zwicker, J.G. (2017). Intervention and management of developmental coordination disorder: Are we providing evidence-based services? Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 84(3), 158-167. https://doi.org/10.1177/0008417417712285

Harris, S.R., Mickelson, E.C.R., & Zwicker, J.G. (2015). Diagnosis and management of developmental coordination disorder. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 187(9), 659-665.  https://doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.140994

Zwicker, J.G., Rehal, H., Sodhi, S., Karkling, M., Paul, A., Hilliard, M., & Jarus, T. (2015). Effectiveness of a summer camp intervention for children with developmental coordination disorder. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 35(2), 163-177. https://doi.org/10.3109/01942638.2014.957431

Zwicker, J.G., Harris, S.R., & Klassen, A.F. (2013). Quality of life domains affected in children with developmental coordination disorder: A systematic review. Child: Care, Health, and Development, 39(4), 562-580. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2214.2012.01379.x

Zwicker, J.G., Missiuna, C., Harris, S.R., & Boyd, L.A. (2012). Developmental coordination disorder: A review and update. European Journal of Paediatric Neurology, 16(6), 573-581. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpn.2012.05.005

DCD and Brain Differences

Izadi-Najafabadi, S., & Zwicker, J.G. (2021). White matter changes with rehabilitation in children with developmental coordination disorder: A randomized controlled trial. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 15, Article 673003. https://doi.org/10.3380/fnhum.2021.673003

Izadi-Najafabadi, S., Rinat, S., & Zwicker, J.G. (2021). Brain functional connectivity in children with developmental coordination disorder following rehabilitation intervention. Pediatric Research [epub ahead of print May 2021] https://doi.org/ 10.1038/s41390-021-01517-3

Rinat, S., Izadi-Najafabadi, S., & Zwicker, J.G. (2020). Children with developmental coordination disorder show altered functional connectivity compared to peers. NeuroImage: Clinical, 27, Article 102309. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nicl.2020.102309

Brown-Lum, M., Izadi-Najafabadi, S., Oberlander, T.F., Rauscher, A., & Zwicker, J.G. (2020). Differences in white matter microstructure among children with developmental coordination disorder. JAMA Network Open, 3(3), Article e201184. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.1184

Izadi-Najafabadi, S., Rinat, S., & Zwicker, J.G. (2019). Rehabilitation-induced brain changes detected through magnetic resonance imaging in children with neurodevelopmental disorders: A systematic review. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, 73, 66-82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdevneu.2018.12.001

Brown-Lum, M., & Zwicker, J.G. (2017). Neuroimaging and occupational therapy: Bridging the gap to advance rehabilitation in developmental coordination disorder. Journal of Motor Behavior, 49(1), 98-110. https://doi.org/10.1080/00222895.2016.1271295

Zwicker, J.G., Missiuna, C., Harris, S.R., & Boyd, L.A. (2012). Developmental coordination disorder: A pilot diffusion tensor imaging study. Pediatric Neurology, 46(3), 162-167.                         http://doi.org/10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2011.12.007

Zwicker, J.G., Missiuna, C., Harris, S.R., & Boyd, L.A. (2011). Brain activation associated with motor skill practice in children with developmental coordination disorder: An fMRI study. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, 29(2), 145-152. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdevneu.2010.12.002

Zwicker, J.G., Missiuna, C., Harris, S.R., & Boyd, L.A. (2010). Brain activation of children with developmental coordination disorder is different than peers. Pediatrics, 126(3), e678-686. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2007-0169

Zwicker, J.G., Missiuna, C., & Boyd, L.A. (2009). Neural correlates of developmental coordination disorder: A review of hypotheses. Journal of Child Neurology, 24(10), 1273-1281.                               https://doi.org/10.1177/0883073809333537

DCD and Prematurity

DiLabio, J., Zwicker, J.G., Sherlock, R., Daspal, S., Shah, P., & Shah, V. on behalf of the Canadian Neonatal Network and Canadian Neonatal Follow-Up Network (2020). Maternal age and long-term neurodevelopmental outcomes of preterm infants <29 weeks gestational age. Journal of Perinatalogy, 41(6), 1304-1312. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41372-020-0735-9

Morgan-Feir, M., Abbott, A., Synnes, A., Creighton, D., Pillay, T., & Zwicker, J.G. on behalf of the Canadian Neonatal Follow-Up Network (2019). Comparing standardized and parent-reported motor outcomes of extremely preterm infants. Children, 6(8), Article 90. https://doi.org/10.3390/children6080090

Tam, E.W.Y., Chau, V., Lavoie, R., Chakravarty, M.M., Synnes, A., Zwicker, J.G., Grunau, R.E., & Miller, S.P. (2019). Neurological examination findings associated with cerebellar hypoplasia of prematurity. Journal of Child Neurology, 34(10), 586-592. https://doi.org/10.1177/0883073819847925

Kwok, C., Mackay, M., Agnew, J.A., Synnes, A., & Zwicker, J.G. (2019). Does the Movement Assessment Battery for Children-2 at 3 years of age predict developmental coordination disorder at 4.5 years of age in children born very preterm? Research in Developmental Disabilities (DCD-12 Special Issue), 84, 36-42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2018.04.003

Zwicker, J.G., Miller, S.P., Grunau, R.E., Chau, V., Brant, R., Studholme, C., Liu, M., Synnes, A., Poskitt, K.J., Stiver, M.L., & Tam, E.W. (2016). Smaller cerebellar growth and poorer neurodevelopmental outcomes in very preterm infants exposed to morphine. Journal of Pediatrics, 172, 81-87.e2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.12.024

Ranger, M., Zwicker, J.G., Chau, C.M.Y., Park, M.T.M., Chakravarty, M.M., Poskitt, K.J., Miller, S.P., Bjornson, B.H., Tam, E.W.Y., Chau V., Synnes, A., & Grunau, R.E. (2015). Neonatal pain and infection relate to smaller cerebellum in very preterm children at school age. Journal of Pediatrics, 167(2), 292-298.e1. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.04.055

Zwicker, J.G., Grunau, R.E., Adams, E., Chau, V., Brant, R., Poskitt, K.J., Synnes, A., & Miller, S.P. (2013). Score for Neonatal Acute Physiology-II and neonatal pain predict corticospinal tract development in premature newborns. Pediatric Neurology, 48(2), 123-129.e1  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2012.10.016

Zwicker, J.G., Yoon, S.W., Mackay, M., Petrie-Thomas, J., Rogers, M., & Synnes, A. (2013). Perinatal and neonatal predictors of developmental coordination disorder. Archives of Diseases in Children – Fetal and Neonatal Edition, 98(2), 118-122. https://doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2012-302268

Edwards, J., Berube, M., Erlandson, K., Haug, S., Johnstone, H., Meagher, M., Sarkodee-Adoo, S., & Zwicker, J.G. (2011). Developmental coordination disorder in school-aged children born very preterm and/or with very low birth weight: A systematic review. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 32(9), 678-687. https://doi.org/10.1097/DBP.0b013e31822a396a

Zwicker, J.G., Missiuna, C., & Boyd, L.A. (2009). Neural correlates of developmental coordination disorder: A review of hypotheses. Journal of Child Neurology, 24(10), 1273-1281.                               https://doi.org/10.1177/0883073809333537