Sarah (Sally) Westcott McCoy, P.T., Ph.D., F.A.P.T.A.

Sarah (Sally) Westcott McCoy, P.T., Ph.D., F.A.P.T.A.

Selected Publications

  • Deutsch J, McCoy SW. Virtual reality and serious games in neurorehabilitation of children and adults: Prevention, plasticity and participation. Pediatric Physical Therapy, in press (2017)
  • Lucas, B.R., Elliott, E.J., Coggan, S., Pinto, R.Z., Jirikowic, T., McCoy, S.W., Latimer J. (2016) Interventions to improve gross motor performance in children with neurodevelopmental disorders: a meta-analysis. BMC Pediatrics. Nov 29;16(1):193-. PubMed PMID: 27899082; PMCID: PMC5129231
  • Effgen, S.K., McCoy, S. W., Chiarello, L.A., Jeffries, L., Starnes, C., & Bush, H. (2016) Student outcomes of school-based physical therapy as measured by the School Function Assessment. Pediatric Physical Therapy, 28(4):371-378. PMID:27661224
  • Jirikowic T, McCoy SW, Price R, Ciol M, Hsu LY, Kartin D. (2016) Using Task-oriented Virtual Reality to Improve Sensory Control of Balance: A Pilot Study of Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Pediatric Physical Therapy, 28(4): 460-468. PMID: 27661243
  • Chiarello, L., Effgen, S., Jeffries, L. McCoy, S.W. (2016) Student outcomes of school-based physical therapy as measured by goal attainment scaling. Pediatric Physical Therapy, 28(3):277-284. PMID:27341574
  • Chiarello, L., Bartlett D.J., McCoy, S.W., Palisano R.J., Fiss, A.F., Wilk P. (2016) Determinants of Participation in Family and Recreational Activities of Young Children with Cerebral Palsy. Disability and Rehabilitation, Feb 15:1-14. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:26878416
  • Lubetzky-Vilnai, A., Price, R., Ciol, M., Kelly, V., McCoy, S.W. (2015) Relationship of Multiscale Entropy to Task Difficulty and Sway Velocity in Healthy Young Adults. Somatosensory & Motor Research, 32(4):211-218. PMID:26370065
  • McCoy, S.W., Jirikowic, T., Hsu, L.Y., Price, R., Dellon, B., Kartin, D. (2015) Virtual Sensorimotor balance training for children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: Feasibility Study. Physical Therapy, 95(11):1569-1581. PMID: 26112255
  • Donoso-Brown, E.V., Dudgeon, B.J., Gutman, K., Moritz, C.T., McCoy, S.W. (2015) Understanding upper extremity home programs and the use of gaming technology for persons after stroke.Disability and Health Journal, 8(4):507-513. PMID: 25953349; PMCID: PMC4570873
  • Palisano RJ, Chiarello L, McCoy SW, Bartlett DJ, An M. (2014) Use of the Child Engagement in Daily Life and Ease of Caregiving for Children to evaluate change in young children with cerebral palsy. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 2014 Aug 28. PMID:25166344
  • Donoso-Brown E, McCoy SW, Price R, Gilbertson T, Fechco A, Moritz C. (2014) A Preliminary Investigation of NeuroGame Therapy as a Home Program for Persons in the Chronic Phase of Stroke Recovery. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 95(8):1461-1469. PMID:24657112
  • Bartlett DJ, Chiarello LA, McCoy SW, Palisano RJ, Rosenbaum PL, Jeffries L, LaForme Fiss A, Wilk P. (2014) Determinants of Self Care Ability of Young Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Prospective Cohort Study. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 17(6):403-413. PMID:24725221
  • Randall K, Bartlett D, McCoy SW. (2014) Measuring Postural Stability in Young Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Comparison of Two Instruments. Pediatric Physical Therapy, 26(3):332-7. PMID:24979089
  • Chiarello L, Palisano RJ, McCoy SW, Bartlett DB, Wood A, Kang LJ, Chang HJ, Avery L. (2014) Child Engagement in Daily Life: A Measure of Participation for Young Children with Cerebral Palsy. Disability and Rehabilitation, 36(21):1804-16. PMID: 24467674
  • Jirikowic T, McCoy SW, Lubetzky-Vilnai A, Price R, Ciol M, Kartin D, Hsu LY, Gendler B, Astley S. (2013) Sensory Control of Balance: A Comparison of Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders to Children with Typical Development. Fetal Alcohol Research: Journal of Population Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology, Vol 20(3):e212-e228; Epub 2013 Sep 6. PMID: 24163126
  • McCoy S, Bartlett D, Yocum A, Jeffries, L, Fiss A, Chiarello L, Palisano R. (2014) Development of the Early Clinical Assessment of Balance for young children with cerebral palsy. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 17(6):375-383. PMID: 24087912


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