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Pollock A, Baer G, Campbell P, Choo PL, Forster A,Morris J, Pomeroy VM, Langhorne P. Physical rehabilitation approaches for the recovery of function and mobility following stroke. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 4. Art.No.: CD001920. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001920.pub3. Podcast at -

Kerr A, Pomeroy VM, Rowe P, Dall P, Rafferty D.Measuring fluency during the sit to walk movement.  Gait & Posture 2013;37:598-602.

Cowles T, Clark A, Mares K, Peryer G, Stuck R, Pomeroy V.Observation-to-Imitate plus Practice could add little to physical therapy benefits within 31 days of stroke.Translational randomized controlled trial.Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair 2013;27:173-182.

Pomeroy VM, Ward NS, Johansen-Berg H, van Vliet P, Burridge J, Hunter S M, Lemon R N, Rothwell J, Weir C J, Wing A, Walker A A, Kennedy N, Barton G, Greenwood R J, McConnachie A, for FAST INdiCATE Investigators.FAST INdiCATE Trial protocol. Clinical efficacy of functional strength training for upper limb motor recovery early after stroke: neural correlates and prognostic indicators.  Int J Stroke, published online Sept 2013 DOI: 101111/ijs.12179

Ugbolue U C, Papi E, Kaliarntas K T, Kerr A, Earl L, Pomeroy VM, Rowe PJ.The evaluation of an inexpensive, 2D, video based gait assessment system for clinical use.Gait and Posture 2013 38:483-489.

Hancock NJ, Shepstone L, Winterbotham W, Pomeroy V. Effects of lower limb reciprocal pedaling exercise on motor function after stroke: a systematic review of randomized and nonrandomized studies. International Journal of Stoke, 2012:7:47-60

Mares K, Cross J, Clark A, Barton GR, Poland F, O-Driscoll ML, Watson M, McGlashan K, Myint PK, Pomeroy VM. The FeSTivaLS Trial protocol: a randomised evaluation of the efficacy of functional strength training on enhancing walking and upper limb function later after stroke. International Journal of Stroke, 2012;7:86-93

Pomeroy VM, Rowe P, Baron JC, Clark A, Sealy R, Ugbolue CU, Kerr A for SWIFT Cast Investigators (alphabetical order) Earl L, Esson D, Feely E, Green H, Jones PS, Kalisrntas KT, Macrow M, Marappu ST, Papi E, Walker A. The SWIFT Cast Trial protocol: a randomised controlled evaluation of the efficacy of an ankle-foot cast on walking recovery early after stroke and the neural-biomechanical correlates of response. International Journal of Stroke, 2012;7:86-93

Ugbolue UC, Papi E, Kerr A, Ealr L, Pomeroy VM, Rowe PJ,. Intra- and inter-rater reliability measurements of kinematic and temporo-spatial parameters of gait using a simple video technique. Bioengineering and Biomedical Science, 2012, S1:003.doi:10.4172/2155-9538.S1-003

Ali M, Bath P, Rady M, Davis S, et al on behalf of the VISTA Steering Committees. Development, expansion, and use of a stroke clinical trials resource for novel exploratory analyses. International Journal of Stroke, 2012;7:133-138.

Kerr A, Pomeroy VM, Rowe P, Dall P, Rafferty D. Measuring fluency during the sit to walk movement. Gait and Posture, 2012;

Cowles T, Clark A, Mares K, Peryer G, Stuck R, Pomeroy V. Observation-to-Imitate plus Practice could add little to physical therapy benefits within 31 days of stroke. Translational randomizes controlled trial. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, in press.

Hancock NJ, Shepstone L, Rowe P, Myint PK, Pomeroy V. Clinical efficacy and prognostic indicators for lower limb pedaling exercise early after stroke: study protocol for a pilot randomized controlled trial. Trials 2011;12:68

Hunter SM, Hammett L, Ball S, Smith N, Anderson C, Clark A, Tallis RC, Rudd A, Pomeroy VM. Appropriate dose of Mobilisation and Tactile Stimulation to enhance upper limb recovery early after stroke: a phase I trial. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair 2011; 25(4):314-322

Pomeroy V, Aglioti SM, Mark VW, McFarland D, Stinear C, Wolf SL, Corbetta M, Fitzpatrick SM. Neurological principles and rehabilitation of action disorders: rehabilitation interventions. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 2011,25(5):33S-43S

Ugbolue UC, Papi E, Kerr A, Earl L, Pomery VM, Rowe PJ,. Intra-and-inter-rater reliability measures of kinematic and temprao-spatial parameters of gait using a simple video technique. Journal of Bioengineering and Biomedical Science, 2011; Sci S1:003. Doi:104172/2155-9538.S1-003

Ali M, Ashburn A, Bowen A, Brodie E, Corr S, Drummond A, Edmans J, Gladman J, Kalra L, Langhorne P, Les KR, Lincoln N, Logan P, Mead G, Patchick E, Pollock A, Pomeroy V, Sackley C, Sunnerhagen KS, van Vliet P, Walker M, Brady M. VISTA-Rehab: a resource for stroke rehabilitation trials. International Journal of Stroke, 2010;5(6):447-452

Cooke EV, Tallis RC, Clarke A, Pomeroy V.M.  Efficacy of functional strength training on restoration of lower limb motor functionality after stroke.  Phase l randomized controlled trial.  Neurorehabilitation and Repair, 2010; 24(1):88-96

Cooke EV, Mares K, Clark A, Tallis RC, Pomeroy VM. The effects of increased dose of exercise-based therapies to enhance motor recovery after stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Medicine 2010;8:60

Glasziou P, Chalmers I, Altman DG, Bastian H, Boutron I, Brice A, Jamtvedt G, Farmer A, Ghersi D, Groves T, Heneghan C, Hill S, Lewin S, Michie S, Perera R, Pomeroy V, Tilson J, Shepperd S, Williams JW. Taking healthcare interventions from trial to practice, BMJ, 2010, 341:c3852

Donaldson C, Tallis RC, Miller S, Sunderland A, lemon R, Pomeroy VM.  Effects of conventional physical therapy and functional strength training on upper limb motor recovery after stroke: a randomised Phase II study.  Neurorehabilitation & Neural Repair. 2009;23:389-397

Sharma N, Simmons L, Jones S, Day D, Carpenter A, Pomeroy V, Warburton E, Baron J-C.  Motor Imagery after stroke: a fMRI study. 2009;40:1315-1324

Donaldson C, Tallis RC, Pomeroy VM.  A treatment schedule of conventional physical therapy provided to enhance upper limb sensori-motor recovery after stroke: expert criterion validity and intra-rater reliability.  Physiotherapy. 2009;95:110-119

Pollock A, Baer GD, Langhorne P, Pomeroy VM.  Physiotherapy treatment approaches for stroke.  Stroke 2008;39:519-520.

Hiscock A, Miller S, Rothwell J, Tallis RC, Pomeroy VM.  Informing dose-finding studies of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation to enhance motor function: a qualitative systematic review.  Neurorehabilitation & Neural Repair 2008;22(3):228-249..

Simmons L. Sharma N, Baron J-C, Pomeroy VM.  Feasibility of Motor Imagery after subcortical stroke.  Investigation of proportion of people who might benefit, daily dose and potential effects.  Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair 2008;22(5):458-467.

Hunter SM, Crome P, Sim J, Pomeroy VM.  Effects of ‘mobilization and tactile stimulation' on recovery of the hemiplegic upper limb: a series of replicated single system studies.  Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2008;89:2003-2010.

Hargroves D, Tallis R, Pomeroy V, Bhalla A.  The influence of positioning upon cerebral oxygenation after acute stroke.  Age & Ageing, 2008;37(5):581-585.

Pomeroy VM, Hiscock A, Cock H, Tallis RC.  The impact of Carbamazepine on postural control in older adults: an exploratory study.  Physiotherapy, 2008;94:230-235.

Pollock A, Baer G, Pomeroy VM, Langhorne P.  Physiotherapy approaches for the recovery of postural control and lower limb function following stroke (updated PT approaches) Cochrane Database of Systematic reviews 2007, Issue 1. Art. No.:CD001920.DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD001920.pub2.

Pomeroy VM, Cloud G, Tallis RC, Donaldson C, Nayak V, Miller S.  Transcranial magnetic stimulation and muscle contraction to enhance stroke recovery: a randomised proof-of-principle and feasibility investigation.  Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 2007;21(6):509-517.

Sprigg N, Willmot MR, Gray LJ, Pomeroy V, Walker M, Bath PMW.  Dexamphetamine increases blood pressure and heart rate but has no effect on motor recovery or cerebral haemodynamics in sub-acute ischaemic stroke: results of a randomised controlled trial (ISRCTN 36285333).  J of Human Hypertension 2007;21(8):616-24.

Hunter SM, Crome P, Sim J, Donaldson C, Pomeroy VM.  Development of treatment schedules for research: a structured review to identify methodologies used and a worked example of ‘mobilisation and tactile stimulation' for stroke patients.  Physiotherapy 2006;92:195-207.

Pomeroy VM, Evans E, Richards JD.  Agreement between an electrogoniometer and motion analysis system measuring angular velocity of the knee during walking after stroke.  Physiotherapy 2006;92:159-165.

Pomeroy VM, King L, Pollock A, Baily-Hallam A, Langhorne P.  Electrostimulation for promoting recovery of movement or functional ability after stroke.  The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 2. Art. No. CD003241. pub2. DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD 003241.pub2.

Sharma N, Pomeroy VM, Baron J-C.  Motor imagery: a backdoor to the motor system after stroke?  Stroke 2006;37:1941-1952.

Pomeroy VM, Clark CA, Miller JSG, Baron J-C, Markus HS, Tallis RC.  The potential for utilising the "mirror neurone system" to enhance recovery of the severely affected upper limb early after stroke.  A review and hypothesis.  Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair 2005;19(1);4-13.

Bhalla A, Pomeroy VM, Tallis RC.  The effects of positioning after stroke on physiological homeostatis: a review.  Age Ageing, 2005;34:401-406.

Pomeroy VM, Cooke E, Hamilton S, Whittet A, Tallis RC.  Development of a schedule of current physiotherapy treatment used to improve movement control and functional use of the lower limb after stroke: a precursor to a clinical trial.  Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair 2005;19:350-359.

Pomeroy VM, Chambers SH, Giakas G, Bland M.  Reliability of measurement of tempo-spatial parameters of gait after stroke using GaitMat II.  Clinical Rehabilitation 2004;18:222-227.

Hargroves D, Tallis RC, Pomeroy VM, Bhalla A.  Near Infrared Spectroscopy in stroke: from research to clinical practice.  Letter Stroke, 2004;??:2430.

Pomeroy VM, Mickelborough J, Hill E, Rodgers P, Barrett J.  A hypothesis: self-propulsion  in a wheelchair early after stroke might not be harmful. Clinical Rehabilitation 2003;17:174-180.

Pollock A, Baer G, Pomeroy V, Langhorne P.  Physiotherapy treatment approaches for the recovery of postural control and lower limb function following stroke  (Cochrane Review). In: The Cochrane Library 2003 Issue 2 Oxford: Update Software.

Pomeroy VM, Pramanik A, Sykes L, Richards J, Hill E.  Agreement between physiotherapists on quality of movement rated via videotape.  Clinical Rehabilitation, 2003; 17:264-272.

Pomeroy VM, Tallis RC, Stitt E.  Dismantling some barriers to evidenced-based rehabilitation with ‘hands-on' clinical research secondments.  Initial development.  Physiotherapy 2003;89:266-275.

Manning C, Pomeroy VM.  The effectiveness of treadmill retraining on the gait of hemiparetic stroke patients: a systematic review of current evidence.  Physiotherapy 2003;89:337-349.

Richards JD,  Pramanik A, Sykes L, Pomeroy VM.  A comparison of knee kinematic characteristics of stroke patients and age-matched healthy volunteers.  Clinical Rehabilitation 2003;17:565-571.

Pomeroy VM, Tallis RC.  Avoiding the menace of evidence-tinged neurorehabilitation.  A viewpoint.  Physiotherapy 2003;89:595-601.

Deakin A, Hill H, Pomeroy VM.  A rough guide to the Fugl-Meyer Assessment, upper limb section.  Physiotherapy 2003;89:751-763.

Jones M, Tallis R, Pomeroy V.  Physiotherapists may not practice what is implied from treatment ‘labels'.  Age and Ageing 2003; 32:229.

Pomeroy VM, Tallis RC.  Restoring movement and functional ability post-stroke: now and the future.  Physiotherapy 2002; 88: 3-17.

Pomeroy VM, Tallis RC.  Neurological rehabilitation: a science struggling to come of age.  Physiotherapy Research International 2002; 7:76-89.

Powell ES, Pyburn RE, Hill E, Smith KS, Ribbands MS, Mickelborough J, Pomeroy VM.   Measurement of sitting balance using the Manchester Active Pressure Seat (MAPS): a feasibility study.  Clinical Rehabilitation 2002;16:661-668.

Turton A, Pomeroy VM.  When should upper limb function be trained after stroke?  NeuroRehabilitation 2002; 17:215-224.

Stergiou N, Giakas G, Byrne JE, Pomeroy V.  Frequency domain characteristics  of ground reaction forces  during walking  of young and  elderly females : the effect of lateral loading.  Clinical Biomechanics 2002; 17:615-617./