M Manip Ther (Curtin)
Administrative responsibilities include placement recruitment, allocation, education, and support for students/clinicians regarding student supervision/evaluation.
Currently developing a Spine Triage Program at Hotel Dieu Hospital for spine surgery candidates.
Research interests are within the field of orthopaedics, in particular, extended scopes of practice for Physiotherapists.
Teaching responsibilities include: PT 854: Diagnosing Dysfunction and PT 865 Module A: Motor Function & Occupation (Sports and Advanced Manual Therapy).
Journal Articles in Refereed Journal (Published, or In Press):
Norman, K. E., & Booth, R. Observations and Performances “with distinction” by Physical Therapy Students in Clinical Education: Analysis of Checkboxes on the Physical Therapist Clinical Performance Instrument (PT-CPI) over a 4-Year Period. Physiotherapy Canada 2014, 1-13.
Norman, K., Booth, R., Chisholm, B., Ellerton, C., Jelley, W., MacPhail, A., Mooney, P., Mori, B., Taipalus, L., Thomas, B. Physiotherapists and physiotherapy student placements across regions in Ontario: A descriptive comparison. Physiother Can 2012; doi:10.3138/ptc.2011-63
O'Sullivan, P., Dankaerts, W., Burnett, A., Chen, D., Booth, R., Carlsen, C., Schultz, A. (2006). Evaluation of the Flexion Relaxation Phenomenon in the Trunk Muscles in Sitting. Spine , 31 , 2009-2016, published.