Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Clinical Research Oriented Workshop (CROW) Meeting: Nov 11, 2016

Present:   Juvena Hitt, Kairn Kelley, Mike Lamantia, Gail Rose, Liliane Savard, Connie van Eeghen

Start Up: Can’t get the FRED screen to work… again…  Sylvie fixed it!

1.                   Liliane Savard: Combined Section Meeting of the APTA (Physical Therapist Association) in February 2017, for a workshop. She is presenting current literature on motor learning in autism to an audience of physical therapists. She is hoping to translate current evidence from research to support PT's practice with this clinical group. This will be a broad audience with 200 people, mostly clinical but some research.
a.       Liliane is interested in developing ways to assist children with autism using motor learning principles.  Research on her approach is limited prior to 2012 and exploding since then.
                                                   i.      She is writing a scoping literature review and has had some challenges
                                                 ii.      Request: look at the presentation and evaluate how well it fits together
b.       Lots of great information
                                                   i.      Select what the audience will remember
                                                 ii.      Identify the evidence that will assist them
                                               iii.      Select the theory that supports the evidence
                                               iv.      Consider a case study to hang it together
c.       Next step: return next week for final presentation!

2.                   Next Workshop Meeting(s): Fridays, 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m., at Given Courtyard South Level 4 until end of Dec.   
a.       Nov 18: Liliane: finished presentation
b.       Nov 25: Canceled
c.       Dec 2: Book club – read it all!
d.       Dec 9: Marianne’s data
e.       Dec 16: Nancy Gell’s manuscript
f.        Future topics:
a.       Juvena: protocol development
b.       Book club discussion of "Weapons of Math Destruction" by Cathy O'Neil, Introduction and Chapter 1 (pgs 1-30)
c.       LaMantia: predictors of successful R01 applications: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0155060

Recorder: Connie van Eeghen

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