Knowledge Broker Publications

Hamilton CB, Hoens AM, McQuitty S, McKinnon AM, English K, Backman CL, Azimi T, Khodarahmi N, Li LC. (2018) Development and pre-testing of the Patient Engagement In Research Scale (PEIRS) to assess the quality of engagement from a patient perspective. PLOS ONE 13(11): e0206588.

Leese J, Macdonald GG, Tran BC, Wong R, Backman CL, Townsend AF, Davis AM, Jones CA, Gromala D, Avina-Zubieta JA, Hoens, A, Li LC. Using physical activity trackers in arthritis self-management: A qualitative study of patient and rehabilitation professional perspectives. Arthritis Care & Research 2019;71(2):227-236.

Chan C, Inskip JA, Kirkham AR, Anserimo M, Dumont G, Li L, Ho K, Novak-Lauscher H, Ryerson CJ, Hoens AM, Chen P, Garde A, Road JD, Camp PG. A smartphone oximeter with a fingertip probe for use during exercise training: usability, validity and reliability in individuals with chronic lung disease and controls. Physiotherapy..Accepted.

Shadgan B., Pakravan A.M., Hoens AM., Reid W.D. The effects of contrast baths on intramuscular hemodynamics and oxygenation, as monitored by near infrared spectroscopy. Journal of Athletic Training, 2018. 2018;53(8):000–000. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-127-17

Leese J, Macdonald GG, Kerr S, Hoens AM, Gulka L, Lum W, Tran BC, Townsend AF, Li LC. “Adding another spinning plate to an already busy life”. Benefits and risks in patient partner-researcher relationships: a qualitative study of patient partners’ experiences in a Canadian health research setting. BMJ Open. 2018;8:e022154. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022154.

Brunham LR, Lynch K, English A, Sutherland R, Weng J, Cho R, Wong GC, Anis AH, Francis GA, Khan NA, McManus B, Wood D, Walley KR, Leipsic J, Humphries KH, Hoens A, Krahn AD, Mancini GBJ, Pimstone S. The design and rationale of SAVE BC. The Study to Avoid CardioVascular Events in British Columbia. Clin Cardiol. 2018 Apr 10. doi: 10.1002/clc.22959. [Epub ahead of print].

Li LC, Sayre EC; Xie H, Falck R, Ryan Falck; Best J, Liu-Ambrose T, Grewal N, Hoens AM; Noonan G, Feehan LM, Efficacy of a Community-based Technology-enabled Physical Activity Counselling Program for People with Knee Osteoarthritis: A Proof-of-concept Study. J Med Internet Res. 2018 Apr; 20(4): e159. doi: 10.2196/jmir.8514

Rafn BS, Hung S, Hoens AM, McNeely ML, Singh C, Kwan W, Dingee C, McKevitt EC, Kuusk U, Pao J. Van Laeken N, Goldsmith CH, Campbell KL Prospective surveillance and targeted physiotherapy for arm morbidity after breast cancer surgery: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation. 2018 Jun;32(6):811-826. doi: 10.1177/0269215518757292.

B.A. Valdés, S.M.N. Glegg, N. Shirzad, A.N. Schneider, J. Marr, R. Bernard, K. Lohse, A. Hoens, H.F.M. Van der Loos, “Application of commercial games for home-based rehabilitation for people with hemiparesis: Challenges and lessons learned,” Games for Health Journal. Published online: Mar. 22nd, 2018,

Hamilton CB, Hoens AM, Backman CL, English K, McKinnon AM, McQuitty S, Li LC. An empirically based conceptual framework for fostering meaningful patient engagement in research. Health Expectations 2018; 21:396–406. DOI: 10.1111/hex.12635.

Trenaman L, Boonen A, Guillemin F, Hiligsmann M, Hoens A, Marra C, Taylor W, Barton J, Tugwell P, Wells G. Bansback N. OMERACT QALY Working Group: Do QALY measures capture what matters to patients. Journal of Rheumatology. December 2017, 44 (12) 1899-1903; DOI:

Hamilton CB, Leese J, Hoens AM, Li LC. Framework for advancing the reporting of patient engagement in rheumatology research projects. Current Rheumatology Reports. 2017 Jul;19(7):38. doi: 10.1007/s11926-017-0666-4

Li LC, Shaw C, Lacaille D, Yacyshyn E, Jones CA, Koehn C, Hoens AM, Geldman J, Sayre EC, Macdonald G, Leese J, Bansback N. Effects of a Web-Based Patient Decision Aid on Biologic and Small Molecule Agents for Rheumatoid Arthritis, ANSWER-2: A Proof-of-Concept Study. Arthritis Care and Research. Vol. 70, No. 3, March 2018, pp 343–352. DOI: 10.1002/acr.23287)

Inskip JA, Novak Lauscher H, Li L, Dumon G, Garde A, Ho K, Hoens AM, Road JD, Ryerson CJ, Camp PG. Patient and health care provider perspectives on using telehealth to deliver pulmonary rehabilitation. Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 2018;15(1):71-80.doi: 10.1177/1479972317709643.

Belot M, Kennedy C, Hoens, AM, Li LC. Does Every Patient After Cervical Spine Trauma Need An X-ray? Description of the Process Undertaken for A Knowledge Translation Project to Support Evidence-informed Practice for Physiotherapists. Physiotherapy Canada. 2017; ahead of print article; doi:10.3138/ptc.2016-32.

Nussbaum EL, Houghton PE, Anthony J, Rennie S, Shay BL, Hoens AM. Neuromuscular electrical stimulation for treatment of muscle impairment: Critical review and recommendations for clinical practice. Physiotherapy Canada 0300-0508 1708-8313 University of Toronto Press 11 2017 Special Issue 2017 11 2017 Special Issue 2017 69 510.3138/ptc.69.special-issue 10.3138/ Articles 10.3138/ptc.2015-88.

Ezzat AM, Schneeberg A, Huisman ES, White LD, Kennedy C, Levesque LA, Scott A, Hoens AM.A cross-sectional evaluation examining the use of the Achilles tendinopathy toolkit by physiotherapists in British Columbia, Canada .Disability and Rehabilitation. 2017. 39(7),671-676. DOI10.3109/09638288.2016.1160447

Glegg S, Hoens AM. Role domains of knowledge brokering: A model for the healthcare setting. Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy. 2016;40: 115–123. Video abstract:

Dean E, Greig A, Murphy S, Roots R, Nemhard N, Rankin A, Bainbridge L, Anthony J, Hoens AM, Garland J. Raising the Priority of Lifestyle-related Non-communicable Diseases in Physical Therapy Curricula. Physical Therapy. Epub ahead of print Dec 17.

Barber CE, Marshall D, Alvarez N, Mancini GBJ, Lacaille D, Keeling S, Avina-Zubieta JA, Khodyakov, Marshall D, Barnaby C, Faris P, Smith A, Noormohamed,R, Fans P, Smith A, , Hazelwood G, Martin LO, Esdaile J, and The Quality Indicator International Panel. Development of Cardiovascular Quality Indicators (QIs) for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Results from an International Expert Panel Using a Novel Online Process. The Journal of Rheumatology. 2015;42;1548-1555.

Camp PG, Reid WD, Chung F, Kirkham A, Brooks D, Goodridge D, Marciniuk DD, Hoens, AM. A Clinical Decision-Making Tool for Safe and Effective Prescription of Exercise in Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Lung Disease: Results from an Interdisciplinary Delphi Survey and Focus Groups. Physical Therapy. 2015 Oct;95(10):1387-96. doi: 10.2522/ptj.20140542. Epub 2015 Apr 16, doi:10.2522/ptj.20140542.

Tatla SK, Shirzad N, Lohse KR, Virji-Babul N, Hoens AM, Holsti L, Li LC, Miller KJ, Lam MY, Van der Loos H.F.M. Therapists’ perceptions of social media and video game technologies in upper limb rehabilitation. JMIR Serious Games 2015;3(1):e2) doi:10.2196/games.3401

Lam M, Tatla S, Lohse K, Hoens AM, Miller K, Holsti L, Virji-Babul N, Van der Loos M. Perceptions of Technology and its Use for Therapeutic Application for Individuals with Hemiparesis: Findings from Adult and Paediatric Focus Groups. JMIR Rehabil Assist Technol JMIR Rehabil Assist Technol 2015;2(1):e1 doi:10.2196/rehab.3484.

Shadgan B, Pakravan AH, Hoens A, Reid WD. Effects of local cold spray on subcutaneous and intramuscular blood flow and oxygenation. Journal of Athletic Training. 2015;50(8):800–805. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-50.6.02.

Bech M, Moorhen J, Cho M, Lavergne MR, Stothers K, Hoens AM. DEVICE OR ICE:The effect of consistent cooling using a device compared to intermittent cooling using an ice bag after Total Knee Arthroplasty. Physiotherapy Canada 2015; 67(1), 48–55; doi:10.3138/ptc.2013-78

Hoens AM, Li LC. The Knowledge Broker’s ‘Fit’ in the World of Knowledge Translation. Editorial. Physiotherapy Canada..2014. 66(3)’ 223-4.

McAuley C, Westby MD, Hoens A, Troughton D, Field R, Duggan M, Reid WD. A survey of Physiotherapists’ experience using outcome measures in total hip and knee. Physiotherapy Canada..2014. 66(3) 223-4.274-285.

Robinson J, Hoens A, Scott, A. Treatment options for tennis elbow. BC Medical Journal. 2013; 55(8), 381-393.

Hoens A, Camp PG, Reid WD. Knowledge Brokering: An Innovative Model for Supporting Evidence-Informed Practice in Respiratory Care. Canadian Respiratory Journal. Can Respir J. 2013 Jul-Aug;20(4):271-4

Camp PG, Reid WD, Yamabayashi C, Brooks D, Goodridge D, Chung, F, Marciniuk DD, Neufeld A, Hoens A. Safe and effective prescription of exercise in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Rationale and methods for an integrated knowledge translation study. Canadian Respiratory Journal. Can Respir J. 2013 Jul-Aug;20(4):281-4.

Hoens AM, Ezzat A, Anthony J, Scott A, Yates M, Justesen JR, Hughes D. A knowledge translation initiative to enhance evidence-informed clinical management of Achilles tendinopathy: the purpose, process and outcomes of the BC Tendinopathy Toolkit. British Journal of Sports Medicine 2013. 47(9) e2. DOI: 10:1136/bjsports-2013-09245921.

Scott A, Docking S, Vicenzino B, Alfredson H, Zwerver J, Lundgren K, Finlay O, Cook J, Fearon A, Purdam C, Brasher P, Hoens A, Robinson J, Danielson P. Sports and exercise-related tendinopathies: A review of selected topical issues by participants of the 2nd International Scientific Tendinopathy Symposium (ISTS) – Vancouver 2012. Br J Sports Med. 2013 Jun;47(9):536-44. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2013-092329. Epub 2013 Apr 12

Li LC, Cott C, Jones CA, Badley EM, Davis AM, PEOPLE Meeting Participants. Improving Primary care in Chronic Musculoskeletal Conditions through Digital Media: The PEOPLE Meeting. JMIR Research Protocols.JMIR Res Protoc. 2013 Mar 8;2(1):e13. doi: 10.2196/resprot.2267

Reid WD, Yamabashi C, Goodridge D, Chung F, Hunt MA, Marciniuk DD, Brooks D, Chen YW, Hoens AM, Camp PG. Exercise prescription for hospitalized people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and comorbidities: a synthesis of systematic reviews. International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 2012:7, 297-320.

Simms AM, Li LC, Geddes EL, Brooks D, Hoens AM, Reid WD. Impact of a Behavioral-based Intervention on Inspiratory Muscle Training Prescription by a Multidisciplinary Team. The Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions. 2012 32(2), 116-125.

Harman, K, Bassett, R, Fenety, A, Hoens, A. Client education: communicative interaction between physiotherapists and clients with subacute low back pain in private practice. Physiotherapy Canada. 2011.63(2), 212-223.

Downing M, Lynd PJ, Gallagher R, Hoens A. Challenges in Understanding Functional Decline, Prognosis, and Transitions in Advanced Illness. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. 2011;27(1):21-31.

Houghton P, Nussbaum E & Hoens A. Electrophysical Agents Contraindications and Precautions. An evidence-based approach to clinical decision-making in Physical Therapy. Physiotherapy Canada.2010.62(5). Special Issue.

Harman K, Bassett R, Fenety A, & Hoens A. ‘I think it, but don’t often write it’: Barriers to charting in private practice. Physiotherapy Canada. 2010. 61(4), 252-8.

Fenety A, Bassett R, Harman K & Hoens, A. Informed consent practices of physiotherapists in the treatment of low back pain. Manual Therapy, 2009. 14, 654-660.

Harman K, Fenety A, Hoens, A, Crouse J, & Padfield, B. Physiotherapy and low back pain in the injured worker – an examination of current practice during the sub-acute phase of healing. Physiotherapy Canada. 2009; 61 (2): 88-106.