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Catherine Blake

Associate Professor

School Of Public Hlth, Phys & Sports Sci
Health Sciences Centre
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7166525
Email: c.blake@ucd.ie

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2005.
Title: Postgraduate Course in Instrument Design with RASCH IRT and Data Analysis, Murdoch University, Perth, July ¿ December 2005
Year: 1993.
Title: Ciaran Barry Scholarship
Year: 1997.
Title: Postgraduate Scholarship
Year: 2000.
Title: Research Prize
Year: 2004.
Title: Research Prize
Year: 2005.
Title: Teaching grant

Associations

Association: Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP), Function/Role: Member Professional Body, Member Education Committee
Association: Chartered Physiotherapists in Education (ISCP), Function/Role: Member Professional Body
Association: Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology & Gerontology (ISCP), Function/Role: Member Professional Body
Association: Irish Pain Society, Function/Role: Member and Member of Executive Committee
Association: Society for Rehabilitation Research UK, Function/Role: Promotion of research in rehabilitation
     

Conference Contributions

Blake C, Smith E, Cunningham C (2016) Physiotherapy for Bone Health. [Invited Oral Presentation], 5th International Fragility Fracture Network, Rome , 31-AUG-16 - 03-SEP-16.
Blake C, Perracini M (2016) Pre Congress Physiotherapy SIG Workshop. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], 5th International Fragility Fracture Network Congress, Rome , 31-AUG-16 - 03-SEP-16.
Fitzgerald M, Blake C, Cunningham C. (2014) Predictors of Mobility post Hip Fracture. [Invited Oral Presentation], 3 F's Fragility, Falls and Fractures Annual Conference, St Vincent's University Hospital , 27-JUN-14 - 27-JUN-14.
Cunningham C, Mc Carthy U, Blake C (2014) Better Bones-Evidence based Community Exercise. [Invited Oral Presentation], 3 F's Fragility, Falls and Fractures Annual Conference, St Vincents University Hospital ,Dublin , 27-JUN-14 - 27-JUN-14.
Cunningham C, Flynn T, Blake C (2012) Low Back Pain related absenteeism among Healthcare Workers. [Oral Presentation], Creating a Scientific Base-Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace, Cork , 27-DEC-12 - 27-DEC-12.
Cunningham C, Flynn T, Blake C (2012) Low Back Pain and related Sickness Absence among Hospital Workers in Ireland¿. [Oral Presentation], Prevention of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders- conference - bringing research and practice together, Cork , 27-NOV-12 - 27-NOV-12.
Osborne, A., Blake, C., Kinsella A, Meredith, D., McNamara, J., Phelan, J., Cunningham, C. (2012) Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders among Farmers in Ireland. [Poster Presentation], Prevention of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders conference - bringing research and practice together, Cork , 27-NOV-12 - 27-NOV-12.
Stephenson A, , Blake C, Cunningham C Mc Carthy U. (2012) Exercise and Vibration for Bone Health. A RCT. [Chaired Session], 3Fs 4th Annual Conference.Fractures, Falls and Fragility, St Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin , 25-MAY-12 - 25-MAY-12.
Osborne, A., Blake, C., McNamara, J., Meredith, D., Phelan, J., Cunningham, C. (2012) Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders among Farmers in Ireland. [Poster Presentation], Prevention of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders- conference - bringing research and practice together, University College Cork, Ireland , 27-NOV-12 - 27-NOV-12.
Stephenson A, Blake C, Cunningham C, Mc Carthy U (2012) Exercise and vibration for Bone Health. 3 F's Fractures Falls Fragility Annual Conference, Dublin , 25-MAY-12 - 25-MAY-12.
Osborne, A., Blake, C., McNamara, J., Meredith, D., Phelan, J., Cunningham, C. (2012) LOW BACK PAIN AMONG IRISH FARMERS. [Oral Presentation], Prevention of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders- conference - bringing research and practice together, Cork, Ireland , 27-NOV-12 - 27-NOV-12.
Osborne A, Blake C, Mc Namara J, Meredith D, phelan J, Cunningham C (2011) Irish farmers and their health. [Invited Oral Presentation], Irish Aghricultural Occupational Health and Safety Meeting, Dublin , 15-AUG-12 - 15-AUG-12.
Osborne A, Blake C, Mc Namara J, Meredith D, phelan J, Cunningham C (2011) Musculoskelatal Disorders: aproblem for farmers in Ireland. [Invited Oral Presentation], Irish Agricultural Occupational Health and Safety Meeting, Dublin , 15-AUG-12 - 15-AUG-12.
Osborne A, Blake C, Mc Namara J, Meredith D, phelan J, Cunningham C (2010) Occupational Health and Irish Farmers. [Invited Oral Presentation], Teagasc Corporate Health and Safety Policy Launch, Carlow , 13-JUN-12 - 13-JUN-12.
Osborne A, Blake C, Mc Namara J, Meredith D, phelan J, Cunningham C (2010) Farm Health and safety from an International Perspective. [Invited Oral Presentation], Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Carlow , 11-JUN-10 - 10-JUL-10.
McKenna O, Cunningham C, Blake C. (2009) Health Behaviours and Attitudes in Irish Iatrogenic Hepatitis C Patients. [Chaired Session], Hepatitis C 3rd International Conference: The Third Decade and Beyond, Dublin , 23-JUN-09 - 24-JUN-09.
McKenna O, Cunningham C, Blake C (2009) Predictors of quality of life in an Irish iatrogenic Hepatitis C infected cohort. [Poster Presentation], Hepatitis C 3rd International Conference: The Third Decade and Beyond, Dublin , 23-JUN-09 - 24-JUN-09.
McKenna O, Cunningham C, Blake C. (2009) Work Force Participation Rates in the Irish Iatrogenic Hepatitis C Cohort. [Chaired Session], Hepatitis C 3rd International Conference: The Third Decade and Beyond, Dublin , 23-JUN-09 - 24-JUN-09.
Cunningham J, Blake C, Power CK, Horan S, Kelley V, Spencer O, Fullen BM. (2009) Does a Cognitive Behavioural Pain Management Programme Improve Sleep In Patients with Chronic Pain ¿ A Pilot Study?. [Poster Presentation], British Pain Soceity Annual Scientific Meeting, Esher, Surrey, UK , 28-MAR-09 - 31-MAR-09.
Walsh M, Blake C, Walsh P, Cunningham C; (2008) Awareness and Knowledge of Osteoporosis among General Practice Patients. [Poster Presentation], Irish Gerontology Society, Dublin, Ireland , 12-SEP-08 - 13-DEC-09.
Cunningham, C. & Blake, C.; (2006) [Peer Reviewed Published Proceedings], UK Society for Back Pain Research Conference, Guisborough UK .
Lennon O, Carey C, Stephenson S, Gaffney N, Blake C (2006) Pilot RCT of cardiac rehabilitation in the ischaemic stroke population. [Oral Presentation], Irish Heart Foundation, Stroke Conference, Dublin , 12-MAY-06 - 12-MAY-06.
Blake C, Mullins B, Kissane C, Caulfield B. ; (2006) Get in Gear, Involving Inactive Students in Sport. [Oral Presentation], 10th Biennial Conference Confederation of Student Services in Ireland, Athlone , 01-JUN-06.
Conlon, L., Killeen, M., Thonnard, J.L., Penta, M., Arnould, C. & Blake, C.; (2006) Validation of ABILHAND, a measure of manual ability in patients with stroke in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], All Ireland Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society, Dublin, Ireland , 01-MAY-06.
Cunningham, C., Moore, N. & Blake, C.; (2006) Satisfaction with occupational back services among staff at a Dublin teaching hospital (Poster Presentation). [Invited Oral Presentation], Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists Conference, Dublin, Ireland , 01-JAN-06.
Cunningham, C. & Blake, C.; (2006) Change in health service managers' knowledge of guidelines for the management of low back pain in the workplace. [Invited Oral Presentation], UK Society for Back Pain Research Conference, Guisborough UK , 01-JAN-06.
Gilsenan C, Keoghan F, O'Connell P, Blake C. ; (2006) Efficacy of open and closed kinetic chain exercises in subjects with osteoarthritis of the knee; a randomized prospective study. [Oral Presentation], All Ireland Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society, Dublin , 01-MAY-06.
Lennon O, Carey A, Stephenson J, Gaffney N, Blake C. ; (2006) A single blind randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effects of a cardiac rehabilitation programme of the non-acute ischaemic stroke population. [Oral Presentation], All Ireland Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society, Dublin , 01-MAY-06.
Lennon O, Carey A, Stephenson J, Gaffney N, Blake C. ; (2006) A single blind randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effects of a cardiac rehabilitation programme of the non-acute ischaemic stroke population. [Oral Presentation], Irish Heart Foundation, Dublin , 01-MAY-06.
Cunningham C, Moore N, Bulfin S, Toole C , Flynn T, Seale O, Gueret P, Blake C; (2006) Satisfaction with occupational back services. [Poster Presentation], All Ireland Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society Conference, Dublin , 01-JAN-06.
D'Arcy, M., Stephenson, R., O'Keefe, D. & Blake, C.; (2006) The effectiveness of Waddell's non-organic signs in predicting an improvement in disability and quality of life following a multidisciplinary pain management programme. [Oral Presentation], British Pain Society, Harrogate, UK , 01-APR-06.
Cunningham C, C. Blake C; (2005) Predicting Low Back Pain related Sickness Absenteeism among Health Service Workers. [Invited Oral Presentation], All Ireland Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society, Dublin , 01-JAN-05.
Cunningham C, Blake C. ; (2005) The role of Health Service Managers in the management of the worker with low back pain (LBP). [Invited Oral Presentation], Back Pain in the Workforce Conference. Conference Partners: Health and Safety Authority Ireland, Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists, Dublin , 01-JAN-05.
Cunningham C, O' Connor F, Blake C; (2005) Knowledge of Low Back Pain Clinical Guidelines among Back Clinicians. [Invited Oral Presentation], All Ireland Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society, Dublin , 01-JAN-05.
Cunningham C, Blake C. ; (2005) Empowering Health Service Managers in relation to Management of low Back Pain in the Workplace. [Invited Oral Presentation], International Health Promoting Hospitals Conference, Dublin , 01-MAY-05.
Haslam R, Blake C, Harnedy N, Power D; (2005) Death in long-term care facilities: attitudes and reactions of patients and staff. [Invited Oral Presentation], Irish Gerontological Society, Dublin , 01-JAN-05.
Blake C, O'Meara YM. ; (2005) Physical disability of Patients on Renal Dialysis. [Invited Oral Presentation], Society for Rehabilitation Research, Southampton , 01-JUL-05.
Cunningham, C. & Blake, C.; (2005) Predicting low back pain related sickness absenteeism among health service workers. [Invited Oral Presentation], All Ireland Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society Conference, Dublin, Ireland , 01-JAN-05.
Cunningham, C., O' Connor, F. & Blake, C.; (2005) Knowledge of low back pain clinical guidelines among back clinicians. [Invited Oral Presentation], All Ireland Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society Conference, Dublin , 01-JAN-05.
Cunningham, C. & Blake, C.; (2005) The role of health service managers in the management of the worker with low back pain (LBP). [Invited Oral Presentation], Back Pain in the Workforce Conference (Health And Safety Authority, Ireland), Dublin, Ireland , 01-JAN-05.
Cunningham C, Flynn T, Toole C, Bulfin S, Blake C; (2005) 'Working Backs Programme'- Implementing evidence based management of low back pain in the workplace'. [Poster Presentation], European Public Health Association (EUPHA) 2005 Conference, Graz, Austria , 01-JAN-05.
Cunningham C, Bulfin S, Toole C, Flynn T, Seale O, O Reilly A, Mc Grane J, Gannon N, Purcell A,Gueret P, Blake C.; (2005) Working Backs Programme'- Promoting Active Management of Low Back Pain in the Workplace. [Poster Presentation], International Health Promoting Hospitals Conference, Dublin , 01-JAN-05.
Sunderland E, Power D, Blake C. ; (2005) Personal perspectives on the impact of falling. [Invited Oral Presentation], Irish Gerontology Conference, Dublin , 01-MAY-05.
McEvoy, S., Cunningham, C. & Blake, C.; (2005) Functional and quality of life outcomes in elderly patients following discharge from hospital. [Invited Oral Presentation], European Public Health Association Conference November 2005, Graz, Austria , 01-NOV-05.
Blake, C.; (2005) Exercise for falls prevention. [Invited Oral Presentation], Exercise for Older People, Irish Osteoporosis Society and ISCP, Sept 2005, Dublin , 01-SEP-05.
Blake, C.; (2005) Chair Irish Pain Society 5th Annual Scientific meeting, October 2005. [Chaired Session], Irish Pain Society 5th Annual Scientific meeting, October 2005, * , 01-OCT-05.
Cunningham C, Blake C. ; (2004) Low Back Pain Prevalence, Associated Sick Leave and Attributed Cause among Health Service Workers in Ireland - Does Occupation matter ?. [Invited Oral Presentation], UK Society for Back Pain Research Conference, Leicester , 01-JAN-04.
Walsh R, Blake C. ; (2004) Continuing Professional Development activity in ISCP members employed in the public sector. [Invited Oral Presentation], Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists' Conference, Cork , 01-OCT-04.
Blake C. ; (2004) Recording Continuing Professional Development Activity. [Invited Oral Presentation], Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists, Cork , 01-OCT-04.
Cunningham C, Blake C, Flynn T; (2004) Health Service Managers' Needs in relation to Management of the Worker with Low Back Pain. [Invited Oral Presentation], UK Society for Back Pain Research Conference, Leicester , 01-JAN-04.
Collins A, Monaghan K, Power D, Blake C. ; (2004) Factors predicting fear of falling. [Invited Oral Presentation], 1st International Conference of the International Physical Therapists in Older People, Dublin , 01-MAY-04.
Blake, C.; (2004) Falls prevention strategies. [Invited Lecture], National Council for Ageing and Older People. November 2004, Tullamore , 01-NOV-04.
Cunningham C, Flynn T, Blake C (2004) Low Back Pain Prevalence, Associated Sick Leave and Attributed Cause among Health Service Workers in Ireland - Does Occupation matter?. [Invited Oral Presentation], Society for Back Pain Research, Leicester , 04-NOV-04 - 05-NOV-12.
Cunningham C, Blake C. ; (2004) Health Service Managers' Needs in relation to Management of the Worker with Low Back Pain. [Invited Oral Presentation], Society for Back Pain Research, Leicester , 01-JAN-04.
McKenna O, Blake C. ; (2003) Symmetry of the functional reach test. [Invited Oral Presentation], World Congress of Physical Therapy, Barcelona , 01-JUN-03.
Blake C, O'Meara YM. ; (2003) Physical rehabilitation needs of patients on renal dialysis. [Invited Oral Presentation], World Congress of Physical Therapy, Barcelona , 01-JUN-03.
McEvoy S, Blake C. ; (2003) Functional and health status outcomes following acute hospital discharge in elderly patients. [Invited Oral Presentation], Irish Gerontological Society, Dublin , 01-SEP-03.
Blake, C.; (2002) Quality of life in End-Stage Renal Disease. [Invited Lecture], UCD Higher Diploma in Renal Nursing Course, October 2002, * , 01-OCT-02.
Blake, C.; (2000) Assessment and Outcome Measurement. [Invited Lecture], Chartered Physiotherapists in Community Care Sept 2000, Dublin , 01-SEP-00.

Committees

Committee : Education Committee, Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists
Committee : Research & Development Committee, Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists
Committee : Eastern Region - Local Implementation Group for Clinical Education in the Therapy Professions
Committee : National Implementation Group for Clinical Education in the Therapy Professions
Committee : National Steering Group for Falls and Fracture Prevention - led by HSE and National Council for Ageing and Older People
Committee : UCD, College of Life Sciences Executive Committee
Committee : BSc Physiotherapy and Performance Science Programme Board
Committee : UCD, Head of School Council
Committee : Selection and interview panels
Committee : UCD Sports Task Force
Committee : Board of Directors - Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists
Committee : Dementia and Neurodegeneration Network Ireland (DNNI) - Management Committee
Committee : Universitas 21 Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Group
Committee : Continuing Professional Development Committee. Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists
Committee : Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists - Professional Development Committee - CPD
Committee : Irish Pain Society Executive Committee
Committee : Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists - Finance and Audit Committee
Committee : Irish Pain Research Network
Committee : Irish Pain Research Network - Conference Committee

Employment

Employer: UCD, School of Physiotherapy
Position: College Lecturer
Employer: University College Dublin
Position: Deputy Head of School of Physiotherapy & Performance Science - Sep. 2007 to date. Head of Teaching & Learning March 2008 to date
Employer: St Josephs Hospital, Dublin
Position: Clinical Physiotherapist
Employer: St. Vincent¿s University Hospital Dublin
Position: Clinical Physiotherapist
Employer: Beachside Physiotherapy Clinic, Sydney
Position: Clinical Physiotherapist
Employer: St George Hospital, Sydney
Position: Clinical Physiotherapist
Employer: Hornsby Ku-RingGai Hsopital Sydney
Position: Clinical Physiotherapist
Employer: St. Vincent¿s University Hospital Dublin
Position: Clinical Physiotherapist
Employer: Guys Hospital, London
Position: Clinical Physiotherapist

Education

Year 1994 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: MMedSc Subject:
Year 1987 Institution:
Qualification: MCSP Subject:
Year 1987 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: BPhysio Subject:
Year 1987 Institution:
Qualification: MISCP Subject:
Year 2002 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: PhD Subject:
Year 2014 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: H Dip Statistics Subject:
Year 2015 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: MA Subject: Statistics
Year 2016 Institution: UCD
Qualification: Cert Education Subject: Teaching and Learning
     

Journals Edited

Journal Of Orthopedic And Sports Physical Therapy: Editorial Board member.

Other Activities

Peer reviewer - Clinical Rehabilitation Journal 01/09/2005 -
Peer reviewer - Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation  Journal 01/09/2005 -
Peer reviewer - Physiotherapy Ireland Journal 01/09/2005 -
Peer reviewer - Veterinary Ireland Journal 01/09/2005 -
External MSc Examiner TCD 01/09/2005 -

Publications

 

Book Chapters

Blake C, Plant WD. ; (2008) 'Measures to Improve Quality Of Life in ESRD Patients' In: Wilcox CS (eds). Therapy in Nephrology and Hypertension 3rd ed. Philadelphia: WB Saunders. , pp.818-827 [Details]
Blake C, Plant WD. ; (2003) 'Measures to Improve Quality Of Life in ESRD Patients' In: Brady HR and Wilcox CS (eds). Therapy in Nephrology and Hypertension. Philadelphia: WB Saunders. , pp.747-751 [Details]
Blake C. ; (1995) 'Effects of a Multidisciplinary Pain Management Programme on the Functional Status of Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain'' In: Shacklock M (eds). Moving in on Pain. Australia: Butterworth-Heinemann. , pp.204-213 [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

Roe M, Malone S, Blake C, Collins K, Gissane C, Büttner F, John C. Murphy JC, Delahunt E (2017) 'A six stage operational framework for individualising injury risk management in sport'. Injury Epidemiology, 4 :26. [Details]
Dockrell S, Jacobs K, Byrne J, Gleeson E, Kelly S, Moore C, O'Meara E, Barclay D, Rodriguez S, Kang D, Simms C, Blake C. (2017) 'Parental awareness of schoolbag carriage: A comparative study of Irish and United States parents'. Work, . [DOI] [Details]
O'Sullivan D, Roe M, Blake C. (2017) 'Analysis of head impacts during sub-elite hurling practice sessions'. Journal of Sports Sciences, (5):1-6. [DOI] [Details]
Fennelly O, Blake C, Desmeules F, Stokes D, Cunningham C (2017) 'Patient-reported outcome measures in advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice: a systematic review'. Musculoskeletal care, . [DOI] [Details]
O'Sullivan C, Kazibwe H, Whitehouse Z, Blake C. (2017) 'Constructing a Global Learning Partnership in Physiotherapy: An Ireland-Uganda Initiative'. Frontiers in Public Health, 12 :107. [DOI] [Details]
Grifffin C, Egan B, Blake C, Horgan P (2017) 'Training trends and injury incidences in Irish distance runners'. British Journal of Sports Medicine, . [DOI] [Details]
MacLellan GA, Dunlevy C, O'Malley E, Blake C, Breen C, Gaynor K, Wallace N, Yoder R, Casey D, Mehegan J, O'Shea D, Fullen BM. (2017) 'Musculoskeletal pain profile of obese individuals attending a multidisciplinary weight management service'. Pain, . [DOI] [Details]
Delahunt E, Fitzpatrick H, Blake C (2017) 'Pre-season adductor squeeze test and HAGOS function, sport and recreation subscale scores predict groin injury in Gaelic football players'. Physical Therapy in Sport, 23 :1-6. [DOI] [Details]
Smith E, Cusack T, Cunningham C, Blake C (2017) 'The Influence of a Cognitive Dual Task on the Gait Parameters of Healthy Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis'. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, . [DOI] [Details]
O'Mahony N, Blake C (2017) 'Musculoskeletal triage: The experiences of advanced practice physiotherapists in Ireland'. Physiotherapy Practice and Research, 38 (1):7-16. [DOI] [Details]
O'Shea F, Blake C (2017) 'A pilot evaluation of a group exercise programme for people with Parkinson's disease: A quantitative and qualitative approach'. Physiotherapy Practice and Research, 38 (1):37-47. [DOI] [Details]
Smith E, Walsh L;Doyle J;Greene B;Blake C (2016) 'The reliability of the quantitative timed up and go test (QTUG) measured over five consecutive days under single and dual-task conditions in community dwelling older adults'. Gait and Posture, 43 :239-244. [DOI] [Details]
Roe M, Murphy JC, Gissane C, Blake C (2016) 'Hamstring injuries in elite Gaelic football: an 8-year investigation to identify injury rates, time-loss patterns and players at increased risk'. British Journal of Sports Medicine, . [DOI] [Details]
Tierney P, Tobin DP, Blake C, Delahunt E (2016) 'Attacking 22 entries in rugby union; running demands and differences between successful and unsuccessful entries'. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, . [DOI] [Details]
Kelly B, Blake C, Lennon O (2016) 'Acute Hospital Admissions of Individuals with a Known Parkinson¿s Disease Diagnosis in Ireland 2009¿2012: A Short Report'. Journal of Parkinson's Disease, . [DOI] [Details]
Smith E, Walsh L, Doyle J, Green B, Blake C (2016) 'Effect of a dual task on quantitative Timed Up and Go performance in community-dwelling older adults: A preliminary study'. Geriatrics and Gerontology International, . [DOI] [Details]
O'Malley E, Murphy JC;McCarthy Persson U;Gissane C;Blake C (2017) 'The effects of the GAA 15 training program on neuromuscular outcomes in Gaelic football and hurling players; a randomized cluster trial'. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 31 (8):2119-2130. [DOI] [Details]
Smith E, Cusack T;Blake C (2016) 'The effect of a dual task on gait speed in community dwelling older adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis'. Gait and Posture, 44 :250-258. [DOI] [Details]
Monaghan B, Cunningham P;Harrington P;Hing W;Blake C;O' Dohertya D;Cusack T (2016) 'Randomised controlled trial to evaluate a physiotherapy-led functional exercise programme after total hip replacement'. Physiotherapy, . [DOI] [Details]
Dockrell S, Simms C;Blake C (2016) 'Guidelines on Schoolbag use: Messaging to inform the stakeholders'. Work, 54 (2):489-492. [DOI] [Details]
O Mir M, Cooney C;O'Sullivan C;Blake C;Kelly P;Kiely P;Noel J;Moore D (2016) 'The efficacy of an extended scope physiotherapy clinic in paediatric orthopaedics'. Journal of Children's Orthopaedics, 10 (2):169-175. [DOI] [Details]
Murphy S, Blake C, Power CK, Fullen BM (2016) 'Comparison of a Stratified Group Intervention (STarT Back) With Usual Group Care in Patients With Low Back Pain: A Nonrandomized Controlled Trial'. Spine, . [DOI] [Details]
Dockrell S, Blake C;Simms C (2016) 'Guidelines for schoolbag carriage: An appraisal of safe load limits for schoolbag weight and duration of carriage'. Work, . [DOI] [Details]
Roe M, Blake C;Gissane C;Collins K (2016) 'Injury Scheme Claims in Gaelic Games: A Review of 2007-2014'. Journal of Athletic Training, . [DOI] [Details]
Delahunty S, Delahunt E, Condon B, Toomey D, Blake C (2015) 'Prevalence of and attitudes to concussion in Irish schools rugby union players'. Journal of School Health, 85 (1):17-26. [DOI] [Details]
Monaghan B, Cunningham P, Harrington P, Hing W, Blake C, O'Donoghue D, Smith B, Brennan l, Griffin E, Given J, Rowe C, Cusack T. (2015) 'The effect of a functional exercise programme following total hip replacement on the relaxed posterior gluteus medius thickness as measured by real-time ultrasound: A pilot randomised controlled trial'. Physiotherapy Practice and Research, 31 (1):19-29. [DOI] [Details]
Lennon O, McCabe DJH, Carey A, Belton A, Doody C, Kinsella JA, Tobin WO, Blake C (2015) 'Early outcome data from the Cardiac Rehabilitation Adapted for TIA and Stroke (CRAFTS) randomised controlled trial'. International Journal of Stroke, 10 (S2):97. [DOI] [Details]
Blake C, Cunningham J, Power CK, Horan S, Spencer O, Fullen BM. (2015) 'The Impact of a Cognitive Behavioral Pain Management Program on Sleep in Patients with Chronic Pain: Results of a Pilot Study'. Pain Medicine, . [DOI] [Details]
Langan E, Blake C, Toner J, Lonsdale C (2015) 'Testing the Effects of a Self-determination Theory-based Intervention with Youth Gaelic Football Coaches on Athlete Motivation and Burnout'. Sport Psychologist, 29 (4). [DOI] [Details]
Dockrell S, Simms C;Blake C (2015) 'Schoolbag carriage and schoolbag-related musculoskeletal discomfort among primary school children'. Applied Ergonomics, 51 :281-290. [DOI] [Details]
O'Leary H, Smart K, Moloney N, Blake C, Doody C (2015) 'Pain sensitisation and the risk of poor outcome following physiotherapy for patients with moderate to severe knee osteoarthritis: protocol for a prospective cohort study'. BMJ Open, 5 (6). [DOI] [Details]
Osborne, A, Blake C, ,McNamara, J, C,Meredith, ,Phelan, J Cunningham, C. (2014) 'The lived experience of low back pain: Case studies amongst Irish farmers'. Journal of Agromedicine, 19 (2):181-190. [DOI] [Details]
Malone JK, Blake C, Caulfield B (2014) 'Test-retest reliability of the 30 sec Wingate Cycle Test in a trained male cohort'. Isokinetics and Exercise Science, 22 (3):251-258. [DOI] [Details]
Malone JK, Blake C, Caulfield B (2014) 'Neuromuscular electrical stimulation does not enhance recovery from maximal exercise'. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 9 (5):791-797. [DOI] [Details]
Taylor K, Lennon O, Blake C, Fitzgerald D, Fox D, Bleakely CJ (2014) 'Lower body reaction testing using ultrasonic motion capture'. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology and Society Ma, . [DOI] [Details]
Lennon O, Blake C (2014) 'Optimal adiposity measurement and risk stratification in established ischaemic stroke'. World Journal of Cardiovascular Disease, 4 :655-665. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Fullen BM, Blake C, Horan S, Kelley V, Spencer O, Power CK. (2014) 'Ulysses: the effectiveness of a multidisciplinary cognitive behavioural pain management programme-an 8-year review'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 183 (2):266-275. [DOI] [Details]
Murphy S, Blake C, Power CK, Fullen BM (2014) 'Outcomes of a group education/exercise intervention in a population of patients with non-specific low back pain: a 3-year review'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 183 (3):341-350. [DOI] [Details]
Malone JK, Blake C;Caulfield BM (2014) 'Neuromuscular electrical stimulation during recovery from exercise: a systematic review'. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 28 (9):2478-2506. [DOI] [Details]
Fox D, O'Malley E;Blake C (2014) 'Normative data for the Functional Movement Screen in male Gaelic field sports'. Physical Therapy in Sport, 15 (3):194-199. [DOI] [Details]
Lennon O, Galvin R, Smith K, Doody C, Blake C (2014) 'Lifestyle interventions for secondary disease prevention in stroke and transient ischaemic attack: a systematic review'. European Journal Of Preventive Cardiology, 21 (8):1026-1039. [DOI] [Details]
Blake C, O'Malley E, Gissane C, Murphy JC (2014) 'Epidemiology of injuries in hurling: a prospective study 2007-2011'. BMJ Open, 4 (6). [DOI] [Details]
Madigan M, Blake C, Cunningham C (2014) 'A National Survey of services for bone health and falls prevention exercise programmes in primary care in Ireland'. Physiotherapy Practice and Research, 35 (1):17-24. [DOI] [Details]
Murphy SE, Blake C, Power CK, Fullen BM (2013) 'The effectiveness of a stratified group intervention using the STarTBack screening tool in patients with LBP - a non randomised controlled trial'. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 5 (14):342. [DOI] [Details]
Murphy S, Blake C, Power C, Fullen BM (2013) 'Low Back Pain in primary care - preliminary pilot results of group exercise/education intervention using StartBack screening tool to subgroup patients'. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 72 (suppl 3):A153-A154. [DOI] [Details]
Murphy S, Blake C, Power CK, Fullen BM. (2013) 'The role of clinical specialist physiotherapists in the management of low back pain in a spinal triage clinic'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 182 (4):643-650. [DOI] [Details]
Murphy SE, Blake C, Power CK, Fullen BM. (2013) 'The effectiveness of a stratified group intervention using the STarTBack screening tool in patients with LBP--a non randomised controlled trial'. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 5 (14). [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Lennon OC, Doody C, Ni Choisdealbh C, Blake C. (2013) 'Barriers to healthy-lifestyle participation in stroke: consumer participation in secondary prevention design'. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 36 (4):354-361. [DOI] [Details]
Dockrell, S,Simms, C,Blake, C (2013) 'Schoolbag Weight Limit: Can It Be Defined?'. Journal of School Health, 83 :368-377. [DOI] [Details]
Osborne, A,Blake, C,Meredith, D,Kinsella, A,Phelan, J,McNamara, J,Cunningham, C (2013) 'Work-related musculoskeletal disorders among Irish farm operators'. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 56 (2):235-242. [DOI] [Details]
Osborne, A,Finnegan, G,Blake, C,Meredith, D,McNamara, J,Phelan, J,Cunningham, C (2013) 'An evaluation of low back pain among farmers in Ireland'. Occupational Medicine, 63 :53-59. [DOI] [Details]
Langan, E,Blake, C,Lonsdale, C (2013) 'Systematic review of the effectiveness of interpersonal coach education interventions on athlete outcomes'. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 14 :37-49. [DOI] [Details]
McKenna O, Cunningham C, Gissane C, Blake C. (2013) 'Management of the extrahepatic symptoms of hepatitis C. Feasibility of a Randomised Controlled Trial of Exercise'. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 92 (6):504-512. [DOI] [Details]
Osborne A, Blake C, Fullen BM, Meredith D, Phelan J, McNamara J, Cunningham C. (2012) 'Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among farmers: A systematic review'. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 55 (2):143-158. [DOI] [Details]
Cusack, T., O'Donoghue, G., Butler, M.L., Blake, C., O'Sullivan, C., Smith, K., Sheridan, A., O'Neill, G.; (2012) 'A Pilot Study to Evaluate the Introduction of an Interprofessional Problem Based Learning Module'. Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning, 6 (2):31-45. [DOI] [Details]
O'Sullivan C, McCarthy Persson U, Blake C, Stokes M (2012) 'Rehabilitative ultrasound measurement of trapezius muscle contractile states in people with mild shoulder pain'. Manual Therapy, 17 (2):139-144. [DOI] [Details]
Kelly GA, Blake C, Power CK, O'Keeffe D, Fullen BM (2012) 'The impact of spinal cord stimulation on physical function and sleep quality in individuals with failed back surgery syndrome: A systematic review'. European Journal of Pain, 16 (6):793-802. [DOI] [Details]
Smart KM, Blake C, Staines A, Thacker M, Doody C (2012) 'Mechanisms-based classifications of musculoskeletal pain: Part 3 of 3: Symptoms and signs of nociceptive pain in patients with low back (±leg) pain'. Manual Therapy, 17 (4):352-357. [DOI] [Details]
Smart KM, Blake C, Staines A, Thacker M, Doody C (2012) 'Mechanisms-based classifications of musculoskeletal pain: Part 2 of 3: Symptoms and signs of peripheral neuropathic pain in patients with low back (±leg) pain'. Manual Therapy, 17 (4):345-351. [DOI] [Details]
Smart KM, Blake C, Staines A, Thacker M, Doody C (2012) 'Mechanisms-based classifications of musculoskeletal pain: Part 1 of 3: Symptoms and signs of central sensitisation in patients with low back (±leg) pain'. Manual Therapy, 14 (4):336-344. [DOI] [Details]
Smart KM, Blake C, Staines A, Thacker M, Doody C (2012) 'Self-reported pain severity, quality of life, disability, anxiety and depression in patients classified with nociceptive, peripheral neuropathic and central sensitization pain. The discriminant validity of mechanisms-based classifications of low back (+) leg pain'. Manual Therapy, 17 (2):119-125. [DOI] [Details]
Egan, C,Deering, BM,Blake, C,Fullen, BM,McCormack, NM,Spruit, MA,Costello, RW (2012) 'Short term and long term effects of pulmonary rehabilitation on physical activity in COPD'. Respiratory Medicine, 106 :1671-1679. [DOI] [Details]
Murphy, JC,O'Malley, E,Gissane, C,Blake, C (2012) 'Incidence of Injury in Gaelic Football A 4-Year Prospective Study'. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 40 :2113-2120. [DOI] [Details]
Lennon, OC,Denis, RS,Grace, N,Blake, C (2012) 'Feasibility, criterion validity and retest reliability of exercise testing using the Astrand-Rhyming test protocol with an adaptive ergometer in stroke patients'. Disability and Rehabilitation, 34 :1149-1156. [DOI] [Details]
Murphy, JC,Gissane, C,Blake, C (2012) 'Injury in elite county-level hurling: a prospective study'. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 46 :138-142. [DOI] [Details]
Egan, CM,Deering, BM,Blake, C,Fullen, BM,McCormack, NM,Spruit, MA,Costello, RW (2012) 'Short Term and Long Term Effects of Pulmonary Rehabilitation on Physical Activity in COPD'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 181 :426-426. [DOI] [Details]
Kelly, GA,Blake, C,Power, CK,O'Keeffe, D,Fullen, BM (2012) 'The impact of spinal cord stimulation on physical function and sleep quality in individuals with failed back surgery syndrome: A systematic review'. European journal of pain (London, England), 16 :793-802. [DOI] [Details]
Osborne, A,Blake, C,Fullen, BM,Meredith, D,Phelan, J,McNamara, J,Cunningham, C (2012) 'Risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders among farm owners and farm workers: A systematic review'. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 55 :376-389. [DOI] [Details]
Kelly, GA,Blake, C,Power, CK,O'Keeffe, D,Fullen, BM (2011) 'The Association Between Chronic Low Back Pain and Sleep A Systematic Review'. Clinical Journal of Pain, 27 (2):169-181. [DOI] [Details]
Ni Chroini­n, D., Haslam, R., Blake, C., Ryan, K., Kyne, L., Power, D. (2011) 'Death in long-term care facilities: Attitudes and reactions of patients and staff. A qualitative study'. European Journal of Geriatrics, 2 (1):56-59. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Cunningham JM, Blake C, Power CK, O'Keeffe D, Kelly V, Horan S, Spencer O, Fullen BM.; (2011) 'The impact on sleep of a multidisciplinary cognitive behavioural pain management programme: a pilot study'. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 10 (12):5. [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Blake C, Murphy JC, Gissane C, O'Malley E; (2011) 'A Prospective Study of Injury in Elite Gaelic Games'. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 45 (4):337. [DOI] [Details]
Reid A, Brady A, Blake C, Mongey AB, Veale DJ, FitzGerald O, Cusack T; (2011) 'Randomised controlled trial examining the effect of exercise in people with rheumatoid arthritis taking anti-TNFα therapy medication'. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 12 (11). [DOI] [Details]
Green, BS,Blake, C,Caulfield, BM; (2011) 'A COMPARISON OF CUTTING TECHNIQUE PERFORMANCE IN RUGBY UNION PLAYERS'. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 25 :2668-2680. [DOI] [Details]
Lennon, OC,Carey, A,Creed, A,Durcan, S,Blake, C; (2011) 'Reliability and Validity of COOP/WONCA Functional Health Status Charts for Stroke Patients in Primary Care'. Stroke, 20 :465-473. [DOI] [Details]
Smart, KM,Blake, C,Staines, A,Doody, C; (2011) 'The Discriminative Validity of Nociceptive, Peripheral Neuropathic, and Central Sensitization as Mechanisms-based Classifications of Musculoskeletal Pain'. Clinical Journal of Pain, 27 :655-663. [DOI] [Details]
Green, BS,Blake, C,Caulfield, BM; (2011) 'A VALID FIELD TEST PROTOCOL OF LINEAR SPEED AND AGILITY IN RUGBY UNION'. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 25 :1256-1262. [DOI] [Details]
Lennon OC, Carey A, Creed A, Durcan S, Blake C. (2011) 'Reliability and validity of COOP/WONCA functional health status charts for stroke patients in primary care'. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 20 (5):465-473. [DOI] [Details]
Loughlin M, Lennon O, Blake C (2011) 'Association Between Physical Activity, Exercise Capacity and Locomotor Ability in Stroke Patients '. Physiotherapy Ireland, . [Details]
Sherlock, E,O'Donnell, JS,White, B,Blake, C (2010) 'Physical activity levels and participation in sport in Irish people with haemophilia'. Haemophilia, 16 :202-209. [DOI] [Details]
Osborne, A., Blake, C., McNamara, J., Meredith, D., Phelan, J., Cunningham, C. ; (2010) 'Musculoskeletal Disorders among Irish Farmers'. Occupational Medicine, 60 (8):598-603. [Details]
Cunningham C, Flynn T, Blake C; (2010) 'Implementing Occupational Low Back Pain Guidelines in the Workplace- Barriers and Facilitators'. Physiotherapy Practice and Research, 31 (1):34-40. [Details]
Kelly G, Blake C, Power CK, O¿Keeffe D, Fullen BM. ; (2010) 'The association between chronic low back pain and sleep: A systematic review'. Clinical Journal of Pain, . [Details]
Smart, KM,Blake, C,Staines, A,Doody, C; (2010) 'Clinical indicators of 'nociceptive', 'peripheral neuropathic' and 'central' mechanisms of musculoskeletal pain. A Delphi survey of expert clinicians'. Manual Therapy, 15 :80-87. [DOI] [Details]
Smart K, Curley A, Blake C, Staines A, Doody C (2010) 'The reliability of clinical judgements and criteria associated with mechanisms-based classifications of pain in patients with low back pain disorders: A preliminary reliability study'. Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy, 18 (2):102-110. [Details]
Reid, A,Brady, A,Cusack, T,Blake, C,Mongey, AB,Veale, DJ,FitzGerald, O (2009) 'RCT EXAMINING THE EFFECTS OF EXERCISE FOR PEOPLE WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS ON ANTI-TNF alpha MEDICATION'. 48 :159-159. [Details]
O'Sullivan M, Blake C, Cunningham C, Boyle G, Finucane C; (2009) 'Correlation of accelerometry with clinical balance tests in older fallers and non-fallers'. Age and Ageing, . [DOI] [Details]
Blake C, O'Sullivan D, Cunningham C, ; (2009) 'Low back pain among Irish farmers'. Occupational medicine (Oxford, England), 59 (1):59-61. [DOI] [Details]
Blake C, McKenna O, Cunningham C, ; (2009) 'Socio-demographic and clinical features of Irish iatrogenic hepatitis C patients: a cross-sectional survey'. BMC Public Health, 9 . [DOI] [Details]
Lennon, O,Blake, C; (2009) 'Cardiac rehabilitation adapted to transient ischaemic attack and stroke (CRAFTS): a randomised controlled trial'. BMC neurology, 9 . [DOI] [Details]
Blake, C,Sherry, J,Gissane, C; (2009) 'A survey of referee participation, training and injury in elite gaelic games referees'. BMC MUSCULOSKEL DIS, 10 . [DOI] [Details]
Green, B. and Blake, C. and Caulfield, B. (2009) 'FIELD TESTING TO PREDICT PERFORMANCE IN RUGBY UNION PLAYERS'. ISBS-Conference Proceedings Archive, 1 (1). [Details]
Cunningham, Caitriona; Flynn, Theresa; Toole, Catherine; Gueret, Paul; Ryan, Robert; Seale, Orla; Bulfin, Siobhan; Blake, Catherine; (2008) 'Working Backs Project - Implementing Low Back Pain Guidelines '. Occupational Medicine-Oxford, . [Details]
Sherlock, E., Blake, C., ; (2008) 'Participation in sport by Irish people with haemophilia'. Haemophilia, 14 :82-82. [Details]
Blake C, Cunningham C, Doody C, ; (2008) 'Managing low back pain: knowledge and attitudes of hospital managers'. Occupational Medicine, 58 (4):282-288. [DOI] [Details]
Cunningham CG, Blake C, Flynn TA, Toole CM, Ryan RG, Gueret PW, Bulfin S, Seale O, ; (2008) 'Working Backs Project--implementing low back pain guidelines'. Occupational medicine (Oxford, England), 58 (8):580-583. [DOI] [Details]
Smart KM, Blake C, Staines A, Doody C; (2008) ''Clinical indicators of peripheral neuropathic pain: a Delphi study of expert clinicians'. Physical Therapy Reviews, 13 (3):211-212. [Details]
Lennon, O,Carey, A,Gaffney, N,Stephenson, J,Blake, C; (2008) 'A pilot randomized controlled trial to evaluate the benefit of the cardiac rehabilitation paradigm for the non-acute ischaemic stroke population'. Clinical Rehabilitation, 22 :125-133. [DOI] [Details]
Cunningham C, Doody C, Blake C.; (2008) ' Managing Low Back Pain in the Workplace: Knowledge and Attitudes of Hospital Managers'. Occupational Medicine, (March). [Details]
Smart KM, Blake C, Staines A, Doody C; (2008) 'Clinical indicators of peripheral neuropathic pain: a Delphi study of expert clinicians (abstract)'. Physical Therapy Reviews, 13 (3):211-212. [Details]
Cunningham C, O Connor F, Blake C; (2007) 'Attitudes towards low back pain clinical guidelines among back clinicians'. Physiotherapy Practice and Research, 28 (1):23-30. [Details]
Cunningham C, O'Connor F, Blake C. ; (2007) 'Attitudes towards low back pain clinical guidelines among back clinicians'. Physiotherapy Ireland, 28 (1):23-29. [Details]
McKenna O, Blake C. ; (2007) 'Management of Hepatitis C: The Potential Benefits of Exercise?'. Physical Therapy Reviews, 12 (4):271-276. [Details]
Blake C, Cusack C, Doody C, Hurley-Osing D. ; (2007) 'Entry Level Physiotherapy Educational Systems in Ireland'. Physical Therapy Reviews, 12 (2):111-116. [Details]
Cunningham C, Flynn T, Blake C ; (2006) 'Low back pain and occupation among Irish health service workers'. Occupational Medicine, 56 :447-454. [Details]
Cunningham C, Moore N, Blake C. ; (2006) 'Satisfaction with occupational back services'. Physical Therapy Reviews, 11 :227-228. [Details]
Mc Kenna, O. & Blake, C.; (2006) 'Impact of Hepatitis C on Health-Related Quality of Life. An Irish Perspective'. Irish Medical Journal, :33. [Details]
Lennon O, Carey A, Stephenson J, Gaffney N, Blake C; (2006) 'A single blind randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effects of a cardiac rehabilitation programme in the non-acute ischaemic stroke population'. Physical Therapy Reviews, (11):211-212. [Details]
Gilsenan C, Keoghan F, Blake C, O'Connell P; (2006) 'Efficacy of open and closed kinetic chain exercises in subjects with osteoarthritis of the knee; a randomized prospective study'. Physical Therapy Reviews, 11 :221-222. [Details]
Conlon L, Killeen M, Blake C.; (2006) 'Validation of ABILHAND, a measure of manual ability in patients with stroke in Ireland'. Physical Therapy Reviews, 11 :223-224. [Details]
Blake C, Cunningham C, Flynn T, ; (2006) 'Low back pain and occupation among Irish health service workers'. Occupational Medicine, 56 (7):447-454. [DOI] [Details]
Cunningham C, Blake C (2005) 'Predicting Low Back Pain related Sickness Absenteeism among Health Service'. Physical Therapy Reviews, . [Details]
McEvoy, S; Blake, C; ; (2005) 'Functional and quality of life outcomes in elderly patients following discharge from hospital'. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 15 (Suppl 1):140-140. [Details]
Sunderland, E., Power, D. & Blake, C.; (2005) 'Personal perspectives on the impact of falling (Abstract)'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 174 (3):64. [Details]
Haslam, R., Blake, C., Harnedy, N. & Power, D.; (2005) 'Death in long-term care facilities: attitudes and reactions of patients and staff (Abstract)'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 174 (Supp 2):37. [Details]
Cunningham C, Blake C, Flynn T.; (2005) 'Low back pain prevalence, associated sick leave and attributed cause among health service workers in Ireland'. Journal of Bone Joint Surgery, 87B (Suppl II):206. [Details]
Cunningham C, Blake C; (2005) 'Health Service Managers needs in relation to management of the worker with low back pain'. Journal of Bone Joint Surgery, 87B (suppl II):207. [Details]
Cunningham C, O'Connor F, Blake C. ; (2005) 'Knowledge of low back pain clinical guidelines among back clinicians'. Physical Therapy Reviews, 10 (3):179. [Details]
Cunningham C, Flynn T, Toole C, Bulfin S, Blake C.; (2005) ''Working Backs Programme'. Implementing evidence-based management of low back pain in the workplace'. European Journal of Public Health, 15 (suppl 1):153. [Details]
Blake C, Caulfield B, Fullen B. ; (2005) 'The clinical use of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation'. Painwise, 4 (2):3-9. [Details]
Blake, C, O'Meara, YM, ; (2004) 'Subjective and objective physical limitations in high-functioning renal dialysis patients'. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, 19 (12):3124-3129. [Details]
Collins A, Monaghan K, POwer D, Blake C; (2004) 'Factors predicting fear of falling'. Physiotherapy Ireland, 25 (1):35-36. [Details]
McEvoy S, Blake C; (2003) 'Functional and health status outcomes in elderly patients following discharge from the acute hospital'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 173 (3 Suppl 3):47. [Details]
Blake C, O'Meara YM. ; (2003) 'Functional status of elderly patients with end-stage renal disease'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 172 (2):40-41. [Details]
McEvoy S, Blake C. ; (2003) 'Factors predictive of discharge destination following discharge from the acute hospital setting in older patients'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 172 (2):46. [Details]
Feeney M, Blake C. ; (2002) 'Quality of Life in Parkinson's Disease using the SF-36 and the PDQ-39'. Physiotherapy Ireland, 23 (2):3-6. [Details]
Blake C, Codd M, O'Meara YM; (2001) 'Factors predicting treatment prescription in patients with end-stage renal disease'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 170 (4 Suppl 4):43. [Details]
Blake, C, Codd, M, O'Meara, YM (2001) 'Factors affecting treatment modality in patients with end-stage renal disease'. Ir J Med Sci, 164 (Suppl 3):164-165. [Details]
Cooney M, Blake C. ; (2001) 'Continuing Professional Development Portfolio-Background and Response'. Physiotherapy Ireland, 22 (1):16-18. [Details]
Blake, C, Codd, MB, Cassidy, A, O'Meara, YM, ; (2000) 'Physical function, employment and quality of life in end-stage renal disease'. Journal of Nephrology, 13 (2):142-149. [Details]
Blake, C, Shortt, C, Codd, M, Maxwell, P, O'Meara, YM (2000) 'Generation of normative data for the SF-36 in the Irish population: comparison with diabetic end-stage renal disease patients'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 169 (4):326. [Details]
Blake, C, Codd, MB, O'Meara, YM, ; (2000) 'The Short Form 36 (SF-36) Health Survey: normative data for the Irish population'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 169 (3):195-200. [Details]
McKenny, C. and Roche, N. and Caulfield, B. and Blake, C. (1999) 'Taxi Drivers: a cross-sectional study of health status and fitness parameters in a group of Dublin taxi drivers'. PHYSIOTHERAPY IRELAND, 20 (1):14-22. [Details]
Roche, N. and McKenny, C. and Caulfield, B. and Blake, C. (1999) 'Taxi Drivers: A Randomised Cross-Sectional Study of Health Status and the Effect of Health Promotion Intervention'. IRISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, 168 :140-140. [Details]
Blake, C, Cassidy, A, Codd, M, Donohoe, J, Walker, F, Watson, A, Keogh, JAB, Brady, HR, Oâ¿¿Meara, YM (1999) 'Impact of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) on employment and personal economics: identification of musculoskeletal dysfunction as a risk factor for unemployment'. Kidney International, 55 (6):2576-2577. [Details]

Other Journals

Blake, C., Fullen, B. & Caulfield, B.; (2005) 'The clinical use of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation' Painwise 4 (2) :3-6. [Details]

Conference Publications

Cunniffe E, Kirwan P, McCaffrey C, Blake C (2017) The Adductor Squeeze Test in Professional Football Second World Congress of Sports Physical Therapy: Optload [Details]
Ehrensberger M, Simpson D, Horgan F, Blake C, Hickey P, O'Reilly J, Monaghan K. (2017) Unilateral strength training and mirror therapy for enhancing upper limb motor function after stroke Irish Heart Foundation Annual Stroke Conference [Details]
Fennelly O, Blake C, Desmules F, Stokes D, Cunningham C (2017) Patient-reported outcome measures in advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice: a systematic review 12th Annual Cochrane in Ireland Conference [Details]
O'Shea N, Flavin R, Blake C, Heffernan E, McCarthy Persson U. (2017) The effect of a concentric-eccentric strengthening programme on perineal muscle activation in chronic ankle instability Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists in association with Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Northern Ireland [Details]
Gilheaney A, Lonergan E, Fitzpatrick R, NiChiurean R, Clinton J, Ni Fhallúin E, Blake C (2017) Epidemiology of injury and profiling of Irish Defence Force cadet and recruit populations during basic combat training Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists in association with Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Northern Ireland [Details]
O'Mir M, Cooney C, Blake c, O'Sullivan C (2017) Parental satisfaction with an advanced practice physiotherapy paediatric orthopaedic triage clinic: a multi strategy design Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists in association with Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Northern Ireland [Details]
Cunningham C, Blake C, Cradock K, Purcell C, McMahon S (2017) Realising the potential of Physiotherapy in health promotion: PhysioHub at UCD Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists in association with Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Northern Ireland [Details]
O'Mir M, O'Sullivan C, Blake C (2017) Advanced practice physiotherapists are clinically effective in the diagnosis of paediatric orthopaedic patients Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists in association with Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Northern Ireland [Details]
Fennelly O, Blake C, FitzGerald O, Breen R, Cunningham C. (2017) Advanced physiotherapy practices and experiences in orthopaedic and rheumatology services: a national survey Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists in association with Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Northern Ireland [Details]
Broderick P, Ehrensberger M, Simpson D, Horgan F, Blake C, Hickey P, O'Reilly J, Monaghan K. (2017) Mirror Therapy and Treadmill Training for Patients with Chronic Stroke: A Randomised Controlled Trial Irish Heart Foundation Stroke Conference [Details]
Kelly GA, Blake C, Power CK, O¿Keeffe D, Fullen BM (2010) The outcome of spinal cord stimulation on physical function, cognitive function, and sleep, in individuals with chronic low back pain ¿ A systematic review British Pain Society, Annual Scientific Meeting Manchester, , 18-MAR-10 - 20-MAR-10 [Details]
Smith E, Cunningham C, Blake C (2015) Assessing falls risk using body worn sensors Falls, Fractures and Fragility Annual Conference Dublin, St Vincent's University Hospital, [Details]
Curtayne L, Blake C (2016) Do pre-pregnancy physical activity levels influence post-natal low back pain Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists in association with Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Northern Ireland [Details]
Ellis C, Lennon O, Blake C (2016) Differences between ischaemic stroke and transient ischaemic attack patients in fitness, exercise participation and responses to a tailored cardiovascular exercise intervention Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists in association with Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Northern Ireland [Details]
Dockrell S, Jacobs K, Byrne J, Gleeson E, Kelly S, Moore C, O'Meara E, Barclay D, Rodriguez S, Kang D, Simms C, Blake C (2017) A comparative study of Irish and American parents' awareness of schoolbag carriage guidelines Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists in association with Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Northern Ireland [Details]
Finnegan G, Osborne A, Blake C, Mc Namara J, Phelan J, Meredith D, Cunningham C ; (2011) Low Back Pain among Irish Farmers Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists Mullingar, , 11-NOV-11 - 11-DEC-11 [Details]
Blake C, Osborne, A., McNamara, J., Meredith, D., Phelan, J., Cunningham, C (2011) Health of Irish farmers International Nordic Meeting on Agriculture Occupational Health and Safety [Details]
Osborne, A., Blake, C., McNamara, J., Meredith, D., Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C (2011) Musculoskeletal disorders: a problem for Farmers in Ireland International Nordic Meeting on Agriculture Occupational Health and Safety [Details]
Egan C, Deering B, Blake C, McCormack NM, Spruit MA, Costello RW (2011) Validity of SenseWear activity monitor as an outcome measure in Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease 16th World Confederation of Physical Therapy Amsterdam, [Details]
Kelly GA, Blake C Doody C, E. Teresa Burke ET, Power CK, Horan S, McDermott P, Valerie Keeley V, Spencer O, Fullen BM. . (2011) The impact of a cognitive behavioural programme on sleep and cognitive function: A pilot study 16th World Confederation for Physical Therapapy Amsterdam, , 20-JUN-11 - 23-JUN-11 [Details]
Smith E, Cunningham C, Blake C (2016) Managing falls risk in the community Irish Hip Fracture Database 5th Annual Conference [Details]
Smith E, Cunningham, Blake C (2016) The use of body worn sensors to measure change in falls risk following a targeted Better Bones Programme in community dwelling older adults National Health and Social Care Professions 4th Research Conference [Details]
Mulkerrin O, Blake C, Murphy P, Gallagher H, Victory R, Walsh R, Bailey M, Brennan B, Fullen BM (2017) Changes in Physical Function following a Cognitive Behavioural Pain Management Programme: A Systematic Review UCD Centre for Translational Pain Research Conference [Details]
Mulkerrin O, Blake C, Murphy P, Gallagher H, Victory R, Walsh R, Bailey M, Brennan B, Fullen BM (2017) Changes in Physical Function following a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Pain Management Programme UCD Centre for Translational Pain Research Conference [Details]
Mulkerrin O, Blake C, Murphy P, Gallagher H, Victory R, Walsh R, Bailey M, Brennan B, Fullen BM (2017) Mulkerrin O, Blake C, Murphy P, Gallagher H, Victory R, Walsh R, Bailey M, Brennan B, Fullen BM Irish Pain Society Annual Scientific Meeting [Details]
Purcell C, Cunningham C, McCarthy Persson U, Blake C. (2017) Outcomes of the UCD Better Bones Programme: Physical Performance and Self-Efficacy] 6th International Fragility Fracture Network Congress [Details]
Blake C, McCarthy Persson U, Hand E, Nash K, O'Hara C, O'Regan N, Cunningham C. (2017) Self-efficacy and exercise motivation in promoting bone health 6th International Fragility Fracture Network Congress [Details]
Mulkerrin O, Blake C, Murphy P, Gallagher H, Victory R, Walsh R, Bailey M, Brennan B, Fullen BM. (2017) Measuring Physical Function in Cognitive Behavioural Pain Management Programmes: A Systematic Review Irish Pain Society Annual Scientific Meeting [Details]
Fennelly O, Blake C, Fitzgerald O, Breen R, Ashton J, Brennan A, Cunningham C (2017) Evaluation of Advanced Practice Physiotherapy Musculoskeletal Services in Ireland Structured Population and Health-services Research Evaluation (SPHeRE) 3rd Annual Conference [Details]
Fennelly O, Blake C, Fitzgerald O, Breen R, Ashton J, Brennan A, Cunningham C (2017) Advanced Practice Physiotherapy Progressing Integrated Care of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Ireland: a National Evaluation 17th International Conference on Integrated Care [Details]
Smith E, Cunningham C, Blake C (2016) Measuring change using the Quantitative Timed Up and Go test in high functioning older adults 5th International Fragility Fracture Network (FFN) Conference Rome, [Details]
Fennelly O, Blake C, Desmeules F, Stokes D, Cunningham C (2016) Advanced Practice Physiotherapy in Musculoskeletal Disorders and Patient Reported Outcome Measures: A Systematic Review to inform the Irish National Database National Health and Social Care Professions Annual Conference [Details]
Fennelly O, Blake C, Fitzgerald O, Breen R, Cunningham C. (2016) Advanced Practice Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in Ireland: A National Survey National Clinical Programmes for Orthopaedics and Rheumatology Annual Review Conference [Details]
Roe M, Blake C (2016) Training-related injury risk factors in collegiate gaelic football Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (FSEM) 13th Annual Conference [Details]
Campbell E, Blake C, Boreham C (2016) Commuting patterns and associations with health in a large Dublin University; a cross-sectional observational study International Society of Behavioural, Nutrition and Physical Activity [Details]
Fullen BM, Blake C, Mackey L (2016) Chronic pain management-is health literacy the best medicine? 2nd East European Pain Congress [Details]
Fullen BM, Blake C, Power CK, Murphy S (2016) Sub-classification of low back pain 2nd East European Pain Congress [Details]
Smith E, Cunningham C, Blake C (2016) The ability of the Quantitative Timed Up and Go test to measure change following participation in Better Bones program in high functioning older adults International Society of Clinical Densitometry [Details]
Blake C, O'Malley E, Gissane C, Murphy JC (2015) Epidemiology of lower limb injury in Gaelic Games SportsKongres Danish Association of Sports Medicine, Danish Society of Sports Physical Therapy [Details]
Cunningham C, Mahont R, Matthews J, Blake C (2015) Physical activity levels and self-determined motivation to exercise among health professional students Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists [Details]
Smith E, Walsh L, Doyle J, Green B, Blake C (2015) The effect of a dual task on Timed Up and Go (TUG) performance in community dwelling older adults Irish Society of Chartered Physiothera[ists [Details]
Joyce J, Blake c (2015) The effectiveness of the functional movement screen as a prediction of injury in Gaelic football Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine 12th Annual Conference [Details]
O'Mahony, Blake C (2015) Musculoskeletal triage: the experiences of advanced Practice Physiotherapists in Ireland World Confederation of Physical Therapy Congress [Details]
B. Monaghan, P. Cunningham, C. Blake, W. Hing, T. Cusack (2015) A pilot RCT examining real-time ultrasound in the measurement of change in posterior gluteus medius thickness post total hip replacement World Confederation of Physical Therapy Congress [Details]
Barry, J, D¿Arcy M, McLoughlin C, Cooke C, Dowley J, Hayes K, Blake C, Cunningham C, McCormick A (2015) Physical Activity Levels Post Liver Transplantation Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists , 06-NOV-15 - 07-NOV-15 [Details]
Walsh E, Cunningham C, Blake C (2015) Using Body Worn Sensor Technology to predict Falls 4th International Fragility Fracture Network (FFN) Conference Rotterdam, , 02-SEP-15 - 06-JUN-15 [Details]
Blake C, Boland S, Cullinane A, Henry A, Horgan V, Murphy R. (2015) Does the GAA15 improve neuromuscular control in adolescent hurlers and camogie players? Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine 12th Annual Scientific Conference [Details]
Smith E, Walsh L, Doyle J, Greene B, Blake C (2015) The test-retest reliability of the QTUG measured over five consecutive days in community dwelling older adults Physiotherapy UK 2015. Chartered Society of Physiotherapy [Details]
O¿Leary H, Smart K, Moloney N, Blake C, Doody C (2015) Sensitisation in Patients with Painful Knee Osteoarthritis Referred For Physiotherapy The European Pain Federation 7th biennial congress, Pain in Europe VIII Vienna, , 02-SEP-15 - 05-SEP-15 [Details]
Smith E, Cunningham C, Mc Carthy U, Blake C (2015) Impact of Better Bones Programme on Quantified Timed Up an Go Test Irish Osteoporosis Society Annual Medical Conference Trinity College Dublin, [Details]
Fitzgerald M, Blake C, Askin D, Coughlan T, Cunningham C (2015) Predicting mobility following hip fracture Irish Hip Fracture Database 4th annual conference Dublin, , 06-MAR-15 - 06-MAR-15 [Details]
Monaghan B, Blake C, Hing W, Cusack T (2015) Functional exercise after total hip replacement (FEATHER) World Confederation of Physical Therapy [Details]
Divilly T, Blake C (2014) Dynamic balance and isometric hamstring strength in GAA players World Federation Athletic Therapy and Training, Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Athletic Rehabilitation and Therapy Ireland [Details]
Dodd J, Murphy JC, Blake C. (2014) Incidence of common lower limb injuries in elite male Gaelic games and associated healthcare intervention World Federation of Athletic Therapy and Training; Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine; Athletic Rehabilitation and Therapy Ireland [Details]
Maguire D, Murphy JC, Blake C (2014) Effects of a 12-week intervention of the GAA 15 on jump-landing mechanics and balance of Minor level Gaelic football players World Federation of Athletic Therapy and Training; Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine; Athletic Rehabilitation and Therapy Ireland [Details]
Blake c (2014) Epidemiology of groin and hamstring injury World Federation of Athletic Therapy and Training; Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine; Athletic Rehabilitation and Therapy Ireland [Details]
Murphy S, Blake C, Power CK, Fullen BM (2014) Stratification of low back pain management in Primary Care Society for Back Pain Research [Details]
Murphy S, Blake C, Power CK, Fullen bm (2014) Low Back Pain in Primary Care : Impact of Group based Stratified Care Irish Pain Society [Details]
Kelly G, Blake C, Power CK, Fullen BM, (2014) The impact of spinal cord stimulation on physical and cognitive function and sleep International Association for the Study of Pain, Buenes Aires [Details]
Mahony R, Matthews J, Blake C, Cunningham C (2014) Physical activity levels and self-determined motivation to exercise among health professional students Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists Annual Conference Dublin, [Details]
Cunningham C, McMahon S, Blake C, Waters N, Flynn T (2014) Mapping manual and people handling instructor learning in a Physiotherapy programme Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists Annual Conference Dublin, [Details]
O'Leary, Smart K, Moloney N, Blake C, Doody C (2014) Nervous System Sensitisation and Knee Osteoarthritis. A prospective cohort study International Association for Study of Pain 15th World Congress on Pain Buenos Aires, Argentina, , 06-OCT-14 - 11-OCT-14 [Details]
Brennan L, Gleeson C, Cunningham C, Blake C, Mc Carthy Persson U (2014) Does the Better Bones Programme improve Functional Physical Ability, Osteoporosis Knowledge and Exercise Self-Efficacy? - A Pilot Study Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists Annual Conference [Details]
O'Sullivan L , Storey A , Blake C , McNamara j , Cunningham C (2014) Physical Activity levels in farmers: Accelerometry versus self-report Faculty of Public Health Medicine Summer Scientific Meeting [Details]
Smith E, Doyle J, Walsh L, Blake C (2014) The effect of a dual task on gait speed in community dwelling older adults British Geriatrics Society. International conference on falls and postural stability Manchester, UK, [Details]
O'Sullivan L, Storey A, Blake C, McNamara J, Cunningham C (2014) Physical activity among farmers. Accelerometry or self report Faculty of Public Health Medicine Summer Scientific Meeting Dublin, [Details]
O'Sullivan L, Srorey A, Blake C, McNamara J, Cunningham C (2014) Physical activity among farmers: Accelerometry versus self report Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists Annual Conference [Details]
Fitzgerald M, Blake C, Askin D, Griffin E, Kelly M, O'Brien R, Coughlan T, Quinlan J, Cunningham C. (2014) Predicting mobility one week after hip fracture surgery: a prospective observational cohort study Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists Annual Conference Dublin, [Details]
Smith E, Cusack T, Blake C (2013) The effect of the dual task paradigm on gait parameters in community dwelling elderly: A systematic review British Geriatrics Society, International conference on falls and postural stability Bristol, [Details]
Smith E, Doyle J, Walsh L, Blake C (2013) The effect of the dual task paradigm on gait parameters in the elderly during the timed up and go test in community dwelling adults: A comparison of fallers and non-fallers British Geriatrics Society, International conference on falls and postural stability [Details]
Murphy S, Blake C, Power CK, Fullen BM (2013) Low Back Pain in Primary Care - Preliminary pilot results of group exercise/education intervention using the STarT Back screening tool to subgroup patients European League against Rheumatism (EULAR) Congress [Details]
Lennon O, Blake C (2013) Stroke-related disability does not limit fitness benefits of aerobic exercise training Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (FSEM) 10th Annual Conference [Details]
Murphy S, Blake C, Power CK, Fullen BM (2013) Low Back Pain and The STarT Back Tool in a Irish healthcare setting - Patient profiles The Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society (RTRS) [Details]
Bell, A, Murphy JC, Horgan P, Prunty P, Blake C (2013) Beliefs and implementation of injury prevention methods in county Gaelic football Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (FSEM) 10th Annual Conference [Details]
Murphy S, Blake C, Power CK, Fullen BM (2013) Back Pain in Primary Care - Impact of Stratified care Irish Pain Society Annual Conference [Details]
Blake C, Fox D (2013) Normative values for the Functional Movement Screen in male Gaelic sports Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (FSEM) 10th Annual Conference [Details]
Murphy S, Blake C, Power CK, Fullen BM (2013) Murphy S The STarT Back Tool - the validity of this prognostic screening tool in primary care in Ireland Irish Pain Society Annual Conference [Details]
Spain T, Fox D, Blake C (2013) Kinesiotape, perforamance and perception of stability in male Gaelic footballers Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (FSEM) 10th Annual Conference [Details]
Blake C, O'Malley E, Murphy JC (2013) Injury to the head region in county-level Gaelic football and hurling over six playing seasons Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (FSEM) 10th Annual Conference [Details]
Murphy S, Blake C, Power CK, Fullen BM (2013) Stratification of low back pain patients using STarTBack Tool ¿ relationship of baseline variables to subgroups The Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society (RTRS) [Details]
Kelly GA, Blake C, Doody C, Burke E.T, Power CK, Horan S, McDermott P, Keeley V, Spencer O, Fullen BM (2012) The impact of pain a cognitive behavioural pain management programme on function and sleep Irish Society of Chartered Physiotehrapists Annual Scientific Meeting Dublin, , 23-NOV-12 - 24-NOV-12 [Details]
Fullen BM, Kelly GA, Cunningham J, Doody C, E. Teresa Burke ET, Power CK, Horan S, Spencer O, Blake C. (2012) Ulysses: The Impact of a cognitive beghavioural pain management programme An eight year review International Association for the Study of Pain Scientific Meeting, Milan [Details]
Kelly GA, Blake C Doody C, E. Teresa Burke ET, Power CK, Horan S, McDermott P, Valerie Keeley V, Spencer O, Fullen BM. (2012) The impact of a cognitive behavioural therapy pain management programme on physical function, cognitive function, and sleep in chronic low back pain patients International Association for the Study of Pain, Milan, Italy [Details]
Osborne, A., Blake, C., McNamara, J., Meredith, D., Phelan, J., Cunningham, C. (2012) Low Back Pain and related Sickness Absence among Hospital Workers in Ireland Prevention of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders conference Cork, [Details]
Osborne, A., Blake, C., Kinsella A, Meredith, D., McNamara, J., Phelan, J., Cunningham, C (2012) Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders among Farmers in Ireland Prevention of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders conference [Details]
Osborne, A., Blake, C., McNamara, J., Meredith, D., Phelan, J., Cunningham, C. (2012) Low Back Pain among Irish Farmers Prevention of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders conference Dublin, [Details]
Murphy S, Blake C, Power ck, Fullen BM (2012) Outcomes of a group education / exercise intervention in a population of patients with low back pain: A three year review Irish Pain Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Galway [Details]
Osborne A, Blake C, Fullen BM, Meredith D, Phelan J, McNamara J, Cunningham C (2012) Health status of Irish Farmers National Occupational Health and Safety conference Turkey Turkey, [Details]
Kelly GA, Blake C, Doody C, Burke ET, Power CK, Fullen BM (2012) The impact of a cognitive behavioural therapy pain management programme on physical function, cognitive function and sleep in low back pain patients International Association for Study of Pain 14th World Congress on Pain Milano Convention Centre, Milan, Italy, , 27-AUG-12 - 31-AUG-12 [Details]
Kelly G, Blake C Doody C, Burke T, Power C, Fullen B (2012) The impact of a cognitive behavioural therapy pain management programme on physical function, cognitive function and sleep preliminary findings Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society 8th Annual Conference UCD, Dublin, Ireland, , 25-MAY-12 [Details]
Condon B, Delahunty S, Toomey D, Delahunt E, Blake C (2012) The prevalence and attitudes to concussion in Irish amateur rugby players, taking part in the 2011 provincial Towns Cup 9th Annual Scientific Conference of the FSEM, RCPI & RCSI Dublin, Ireland, , 21-SEP-12 - 22-SEP-12 [Details]
Delahunty S, Delahunt E, Condon B, Toomey D, Blake C. (2012) Prevalence of and attitudes to concussion in Irish schools rugby union players 9th Annual Scientific Conference of the FSEM, RCPI & RCSI Dublin, Ireland, , 21-SEP-12 - 22-SEP-12 [Details]
Stephenson A, Blake C, McKenna M, van der Kamp S, Cunningham C, Fitzgerald O, McCarthy Persson U (2012) The effects of exercise and vibration training on balance in postmenopausal women with osteopenia or osteoporosis- A randomised controlled pilot trial RTRS 2012: Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society 8th Annual Conference: Promoting Health and Wellbeing: A Therapy Perspective [Details]
Stephenson A, Blake C, Cunningham C Mc Carthy U. (2012) A Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial exploring the effects of exercise and Vibration training on upper limb bone mineral density and upper limb function in osteopaenic and osteporotic women Fragility Fracture Network Conference, Berlin [Details]
Madigan M, Blake C, Mc Carthy U, Cunningham C (2012) Bone Health and Falls Prevention Programmes at Primary Care Level in Ireland Fragility Fracture Network Conference, Berlin [Details]
Osborne, A., Blake, C., McNamara, J., Meredith, D., Phelan, J., Cunningham, C. (2012) Musculoskeletal Disorders among Farmers in Ireland National Seminar on improving Occupational Health of Farmers in Ireland. Teagasc/ Health and Safety Authority [Details]
Osborne, A., Blake, C., McNamara, J., Meredith, D., Phelan, J., Cunningham, C. (2012) Occupational Health issues of Farmers in Ireland-An Overview National Seminar on improving Occupational Health of Farmers in Ireland. Teagasc/ Health and Safety Authority Cork, [Details]
Osborne, A., Blake, C., McNamara, J., Meredith, D., Phelan, J., Cunningham, C. (2012) Walsh Fellowship Farmer Low Back Pain Case Studies. National Seminar on improving Occupational Health of Farmers in Ireland National Seminar on improving Occupational Health of Farmers in Ireland. Teagasc/ Health and Safety Authority [Details]
Delahunty S, Delahunt E, Condon B, Toomey D, Blake C. (2012) Prevalence of and attitudes to concussion in Irish schools rugby union players IRFU Sports Medicine Conference Dublin, Ireland, , 18-MAY-12 - 18-MAY-12 [Details]
Toomey DJ, Delahunt E, Delahunty SE, Condon BM, Blake C. (2012) Prevalence of and attitudes toward concussion in professional and non-professional rugby players of the All Ireland League IRFU Sports Medicine Conference Dublin, Ireland, , 18-MAY-12 - 18-MAY-12 [Details]
Condon BM, Delahunt E, Delahunty SE, Toomey DJ, Blake C. (2012) Prevalence and attitudes towards concussion in Irish amateur rugby players taking part in the 2011 Provincial Towns Cup 8th Annual Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society Dublin, Ireland, , 25-MAY-12 - 25-MAY-12 [Details]
Osborne, A., Blake, C., McNamara, J., Meredith, D., Phelan, J., Cunningham, C (2012) Health Status of Irish Farmers National Occupational Health and Safety Conference, Turkey Turkey, , 18-MAY-12 - 20-JUN-12 [Details]
Stephenson A, Blake C, Cunningham C Mc Carthy U. (2012) A Randomised Controlled trial of exercise and vibration for Bone Health Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society , 25-MAY-12 - 25-MAY-12 [Details]
Stephenson A, Blake C, Cunningham C Mc Carthy U. (2012) Exercise and Vibration for Bone Health. A RCT 3Fs 4th Annual Meeting, Fractures, Falls, Fragility, St Vincent's University Hospital [Details]
Murphy S, Blake C, Power CK, Fullen BM (2012) Low Back Pain in Primary Care: Group education/exercise intervention-Factors predictive of a positive outcome Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists [Details]
Blake C, Murphy JC, Gissane C, O'Malley E; (2011) A Prospective Study of Injury in Elite Gaelic Games International Olympic World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport [Details]
Kelly GA, Blake C, Doody C Burke ET, Power CK, Horan S, McDermott P, Keeley V, Spencer O, Fullen BM. ; (2011) The impact of a cognitive behavioural pain management programme on physical function, cognitive function and sleep: Preliminary Findings Rehabilitation Therapy Rehabilitation Society [Details]
Kelly GA, Blake C, Power CK, O'Keeffe D, Chambers F, Fullen BM; (2011) The impact of spinal cord stimulation on physical function and activity in a chronic low back pain cohort: A pilot study Rehabilitation Therapy Research Society (RTRS) [Details]
Kelly GA, Blake C, Doody C, Burke ET, Power CK, Horan S, McDermott P, Keeley V, Spencer O, Fullen BM.; (2011) The impact of a cognitive behavioural therapy pain management programme on sleep and cognitive function: A pilot study World Confederation for Physical Therapy, 16th International Congress, Amsterdam [Details]
Madigan M, Cunningham C, Blake C; (2011) Survey of Bone Health and Falls Prevention Programmes at Primary Care Level in Ireland Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists [Details]
Osborne A, Blake C, Meredith D, McNamara J, Phelan J, Cunningham C; (2011) Health of Farmers in Ireland Walsh Fellowship Seminar [Details]
Osborne A, Blake C, Meredith D, McNamara J, Phelan J, Cunningham C; (2011) Health of Farmers in Ireland Faculty of Public Health, Winter Scientific Meeting, Dublin [Details]
Reid A., Brady A., Mongey A., Veale D.J., FitzGerald O., Blake C., Cusack T.; (2011) EFFECT OF DYNAMIC EXERCISE ON FUNCTION IN PEOPLE WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS TAKING ANTI-TNF MEDICATION: RESULTS OF A RCT 16th World Confederation for Physical Therapy Amsterdam, , 20-JUN-11 - 23-JUN-11 [Details]
Cusack T., Butler M.L., Smith K., O'Sullivan C., Blake C., Sheridan A., O'Neill G.; (2011) INTRODUCING INTER-PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION IN UNDERGRADUATE HEALTH SCIENCES CURRICULA THROUGH PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING 16th World Confederation for Physical Therapy Physiotherapy Volume 97 Supplement S1, [Details]
Kelly GA, Blake C, Doody C, Burke ET, Power CK, Horan S, McDermott P, Keeley V, Spencer O, Fullen BM; (2011) Cognitive behavioural therapy pain management programme: Impact on sleep and cognitive function Irish Pain Society, ASM [Details]
Kelly GA, Blake C, Doody C, Burke ET, Power CK, Horan S, McDermott P, Keeley V, Spencer O, Fullen BM; (2011) Day-to-day repeatability of sleep actigraphy in a chronic low back pain cohort Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists ASM [Details]
Kelly GA, Blake C, Doody C, Burke ET, Power CK, Horan S, McDermott P, Keeley V, Spencer O, Fullen BM ; (2011) The impact of a cognitive behavioural therapy pain management programme on physical function, cognitive function, sleep and mood in chronic low back pain patients Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists, ASM [Details]
Osborne A, Reilly B, Blake C,Cunningham C; (2011) Low Back Pain among Irish Farmers UK Society for Back Pain Research [Details]
O¿Sullivan, C, McCarthy Persson , U., Blake, C., Stokes, M. (2011) The effect of pain on resting and contracted trapezius muscle thickness Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society 7th Annual Conference [Details]
Smart K, Blake C, Staines A, Doody C (2011) The discriminative validity of nociceptive pain as a mechanisms based classification of pain in patients with low back +/- leg pain World Confederation for Physical Therapy 16th International Congress , 20-JUN-11 - 23-JUN-11 [Details]
Lennon O, Mccabe D, Belton A, kelleher K, Tobin O, Kinsella J, Blake C (2011) Cardiac Rehabilitation in the TIA population: a pilot RCT IHF Annual stroke Conference [Details]
Lennon O, McCabe D, Belton A, Kelleher K, Tobin O, Kinsella J, Blake C (2011) A Pilot RCT of Cardiac Rehabilitation for the TIA population RTRS Conference; Fostering Clinical Partnerships [Details]
Reid A, Brady A, Blake C, Mongey AB, Veale DJ, FitzGerald O, Cusack T (2011) A Qualitative Study of Exercise Habits of Individuals with Rheumatoid Arthritis Taking Anti-TNFα Medication Sixteen Weeks Following Participation in a Randomized Controlled Trial American College of Rheumatology Chicago Chicago, USA, [Details]
Murphy S, Blake C, Fullen BM. (2011) The effectiveness of an educational and functional restoration programme on a low back pain population in Ireland 16th World Confederation for Physical Therapapy Amsterdam, , 20-JUN-12 - 23-JUN-12 [Details]
Loughlin M, Lennon O, Blake C (2011) The relationship between physical activity, exercise capacity and locomotor ability in patients with stroke ISCP Annual Conference [Details]
Osborne, A., Blake, C., McNamara, J., Meredith, D., Phelan, J., Cunningham, C. ; (2010) Musculoskeletal Disorders among Farmers in Ireland Nordic Agricultural Health Meeting [Details]
Kelly GA, Blake C, Power CK, O¿Keeffe D, Fullen BM (2010) The outcome of spinal cord stimulation on physical function, cognitive function, and sleep, in individuals with chronic low back pain ¿ A systematic review British Pain Society, Annual Scientific Meeting, Manchester [Details]
A. Reid, A. Brady, T. Cusack, C. Blake, A.B. Mongey, D.J. Veale, O. FitzGerald ; (2010) IMPROVEMENTS IN FUNCTION FOLLOWING DYNAMIC EXERCISE; CHANGE DEMONSTRATED IN LOWER-LIMB FUNCTION TESTS BUT NOT THE HAQ: RESULTS OF A RCT EULAR (European League Against Rheumatism) [Details]
Osborne A, Blake C, McNamara J, Meredith D, Phelan J, Cunningham C; (2010) Outcomes of Current Research on Occupational Health and Safety in Agriculture National Farm Safety Conference [Details]
Monaghan K, Langhorne P, Blake C, Hickey P, Cornall C, Lyons B, Horgan F; (2010) TITLE - NON-PHARMACOLOGICAL/SURGICAL INTERVENTIONS FOR MANAGING ESTABLISHED SPASTICITY AFTER STROKE - COCHRANE PROTOCOL Irish Heart Foundation, Stroke Conference [Details]
Lennon O, Blake C; (2010) Barriers to Healthy Lifestyle Particiation. A Secondary Prevention Tool among Community Dweling Stroke Survivors Irish Heart Foundation, Stroke Conference [Details]
Egan C, Deering B, McCormack N, Costello R, Blake C; (2010) Validation of the Senswear Activity montior in COPD Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society [Details]
Lennon O, BlakeC; (2010) Barriers to Healthy Lifestyle Participation, a Secondary Prevention Tool among Community Dwelling Stroke Survivors 3rd International Conference on Hypertension, Diabetes, Lipids and Stroke Prevention [Details]
Lennon O, Blake C; (2010) Physical Activity and Aerobic Exercise Capacity. Relationship with Quality of Life in Stroke Patients in Primary care International Society for the Study of Quality of Life. 17th Annual Conference [Details]
Murphy JC, O'Malley E, Gissane C, Blake C; (2010) Hamsting Injuries in Elite Gaelic Football. A Prospective Study Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine Ireland [Details]
O'Malley E, Murphy JC, Gissane C, Blake C; (2010) Incidence of Injury in Elite County-level GAA Players. A Three Year Prospective Study Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine Ireland [Details]
Blake C, O'Malley E, Gissane C, Murphy JC; (2010) Injury to the Head Region in County-level Gaelic Football and Hurling Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine Ireland [Details]
Reid A, Brady A, Cusack T, Blake C, Monget AB, Veale D, FitzGerald O.; (2010) Improvements in Function Following Dynamic Exercise in Patients with RA taking anti-TNFα Therapy Reflected in Lower Limb Function Tests but not the HAQ American College of Rheumatologists Atlanta, USA, , 08-NOV-10 - 13-NOV-10 [Details]
Blake C, O'Malley E, Gissane C, Murphy JC; (2010) Injury to the Head Region in Gaelic Games UKSEM and BASEM [Details]
Blake C, O'Malley E, Gissane C, Murphy JC; (2010) Injury to the Head Region in County-Level Gaelic Football Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine [Details]
Osborne, A., Blake, C., McNamara, J., Meredith, D., Phelan, J., Cunningham, C. ; (2010) Health Status of Irish Farmers Multidisciplinary Approaches to improving Mens' Health-Annual Summer Conference -National University of Ireland, Galway [Details]
Kelly GA, Blake C, Doody C, Burke ET, Power CK, Horan S, McDermott P, Keeley V, Spencer O, Fullen BM ; (2010) The impact of a cognitive behavioural therapy pain management programme on cognitive function: A Pilot Study Irish Pain Society Annual Scientific Meeting [Details]
Kelly G, Blake C, Power CK, O'Keeffe D, Fullen BM ; (2010) The outcome of cognitive behavioural therapy pain management programmes on physical function, cognitive function and sleep in individuals with chronic low back pain: a systematic review 13th International Association for the Study of Pain Scientific Meeting, Montreal [Details]
Kelly GA, Blake C, Doody C, E. Burke T, Power CK, Horan S, McDermott P, Keeley V, Spencer O, Fullen BM ; (2010) The impact of a cognitive behavioural therapy pain management programme on sleep: A pilot study Irish Pain Society Annual Scientific Meeting [Details]
Green B, Blake C, Caulfield B; (2009) FIELD TESTING TO PREDICT PERFORMANCE IN RUGBY UNION PLAYERS International Society of Biomechanics in Sport: 27th Meeting [Details]
Osborne, A., Blake, C., McNamara, J., Meredith, D., Phelan, J., Cunningham, C. ; (2009) Musculoskeletal disorders among farmers in Ireland Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society [Details]
Cusack, T. Butler, ML. Blake, C. Sheridan, A. Smith, K. O¿Sullivan, C. O¿Neill, G.; (2009) A 1st Year problem-based learning module designed to introduce interprofessional education for undergraduate students undertaking professional health care programmes ProBell The 9th Finnish Problem-based Learning Conference: Negotiating Problem-based Learning [Details]
G. Kelly, C. Blake, CK. Power, D. O¿Keeffe, BM. Fullen; (2009) Do international best practise recommendations for chronic low back pain management impact on patients physical function, cognitive function and sleep: a systematic review Irish Pain Society in association with the Irish Association for Palliative Care ASM , 17-OCT-09 - 17-OCT-09 [Details]
A. Brady, A. Reid, T. Cusack, C. Blake, A. Mongey, D.J. Veale, O. FitzGerald ; (2009) DYNAMIC GROUP EXERCISE IMPROVES FUNCTION IN PEOPLE WITH RA STABLE ON ANTI-TNFα MEDICATION: RESULTS OF A RCT EULAR (European League Against Rheumatism) [Details]
Kelly G, Blake C, Power CK, O¿Keeffe D, Fullen BM (2009) The impact of chronic low back pain on physical function, cohgnitive function and sleep - A systematic review Irish Pain Society in association with the Irish Association for Palliative Care ASM , 17-OCT-09 - 17-OCT-09 [Details]
Cunningham J, Blake C, Power CK, Horan S, Kelley V, Spencer O, Fullen BM; (2009) Does a cognitive behavioural pain management programme improve sleep in patients with chronic pain? Irish Pain Society in association with the Irish Association of Palliative Care ASM Killarney, Ireland, , 17-OCT-09 - 17-OCT-09 [Details]
Green B, Blake C, Caulfield B. ; (2009) Field testing to predict performance in rugby union players Proceedings of International Society of Biomechanics in Sport 2009 [Details]
Cunningham J, Blake C, Power CK, Horan S, Kelley V, Spencer O, Fullen BM; (2009) Impact of a cognitive behavioural pain management programme on quality of life in patients with chronic pain Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists ASM Dublin, Ireland, , 06-NOV-09 - 07-NOV-09 [Details]
Osborne, A., Blake, C., McNamara, J., Meredith, D., Phelan, J., Cunningham, C. ; (2009) Health of farmers in Ireland Agricultural Research Forum 2009 [Details]
Kelly G, Blake C, Power CK, O'Keeffe D, Fullen BM (2009) The impact of chronic low back pain on sleep - a systematic review Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists ASM Dublin, Ireland, , 06-NOV-09 - 07-NOV-09 [Details]
Treacy MP, Drennan J, Fealy G, Quin S, McNamara M, O'Connor N, Kealy K, Treacy G, Blake C, Faulkner JP; (2009) An Examination of Dignity and Related Factors for Older People in Receipt of Palliative Care and Older People in Continuing Care 11th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care [Details]
Mc Kenna O, Cunningham C, Blake C. (2009) Workforce participation ratesin the Irish iatrogenic hepatitis c cohort Hepatitis C. 3rd International conference-The third decade and beyond dublin, [Details]
O Lennon, Aisling Carey, Aisling Creed, Catherine Blake.; (2009) Reliability and validity of the COOP/WONCA Functional Health Status Scale for stroke patients in primary care Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society [Details]
Mc Kenna O, Cunningham C, Blake C; (2009) Health Attitudes and Behaviours in Irish Iatrogenic Hepatitis C patients 3rd International Conference on Hepatitis C; the 3rd Decade and Beyond [Details]
Mc Kenna O, Cunningham C, Blake C; (2009) Workforce Participation Rates in the Irish Iatrogenic Hepatitis C Cohort 3rd International Conference on Hepatitis C; the 3rd Decade and Beyond [Details]
Mc Kenna O, Cunningham C, Blake C; (2009) Predictors of Health Related Quality of Life in and Irish Iatrogenic Hepatitis C Cohort 3rd International Conference on Hepatitis C; the 3rd Decade and Beyond [Details]
A. Brady, A. Reid, T. Cusack, C. Blake, A. Mongey, D. Veale, O. FitzGerald ; (2009) Dynamic Group Exercie Improves in People with RA Stable on Anti-TNFA Medication: Results of a RCT European League Against Rheumatism Ann Rheum Dis 2009;68(Suppl3):777, Available Online [Details]
Angela Reid, Audrey Brady, Tara Cusack, Catherine Blake, Ann-Barbara Mongey, Douglas J. Veale, Oliver FitzGerald ; (2009) RCT Examining the Effects of Exercise for people with Rheumatoid Arthritis on Anti-TNFΑ Medication British Society of Rheumatology [Details]
A. Osborne, C. Blake, J. McNamara, D. Meredith and C. Cunningham; (2009) Health of farmers in Ireland Agricultural Research Forum, Ireland [Details]
J, Cunningham, C, Blake, CK, Power, S, Horan, V, Kelley, O, Spencer, BM, Fullen; (2009) Does a Cognitive Behavioural Pain Management Programme Improve Sleep In Patients with Chronic Pain ¿ A Pilot Study British Pain Society [Details]
Cunningham C, Flynn T, Gueret P, Bulfin S, Toole C, Selae O, o Reilly A, Mc Grane J, Purcell A, Gannon N, Blake C; (2008) Occupational Physicians Working Irish Society for Quality and Safety in Healthcare [Details]
Cunnningham C, Gabbay M, Blake C.; (2008) GPs and Occupational Physicians working together-Findings from the Working Backs Project Society of academic Primary Care UK-Eire [Details]
Lennon O, Carey A, Creed A, Blake C (2008) A validity study of COOP?WOPNCA charts in the community-dwelling ischaemic stroke population IHF Annual Stroke Study Day [Details]
Smart K, Blake C, Staines A, Doody C; (2008) Clinical indicators of nociceptive pain. A Delphi survey of expert clinicians International Association for Study of Pain 12th World Congress on Pain Glasgow, Scotland, , 17-AUG-07 - 22-AUG-08 [Details]
Smart K, Blake C, Staines A, Doody C ; (2008) Clinical indicators of central mechanisms of musculoskeletalpain. A Delphi survey of expert clinicians International Association for Study of Pain: Pain Mind and Movement Symposium Dublin, [Details]
O.Lennon, A.Carey, J.Stephenson, A. Creed, C.Blake.; (2008) A Validity Study of The COOP/WONCA Health Status Assessment in the Community Dwelling Ischaemic Stroke Population IHF Stroke Study Day [Details]
Blake C, Cunningham CG, Flynn TA, Toole CM, Ryan RG, Gueret PW, Bulfin S, Seale O, ; (2008) Occupational medicine (Oxford, England) Working Backs Project--implementing low back pain guidelines , pp.580-583 [DOI] [Details]
Blake C, Lennon O, Carey A, Gaffney N, Stephenson J, ; (2008) Clinical rehabilitation A pilot randomized controlled trial to evaluate the benefit of the cardiac rehabilitation paradigm for the non-acute ischaemic stroke population , pp.125-133 [DOI] [Details]
O'Sullivan M, Blake C, Cunningham C, Boyle G, Finucane C, ; (2008) Correlation of accelerometry with clinical balance tests in older fallers and non-fallers Brirish Geriatric Society , pp.308-313 [DOI] [Details]
Smart K, Blake C, Staines A, Doody C ; (2008) Clinical indicators of central mechanisms of musculoskeletalpain. A Delphi survey of expert clinicians Pain Mind and Movement 11 Symposium , 13-AUG-08 - 15-AUG-08 [Details]
Lennon O, Carey A, Stephenson J, Gaffney N, Blake C; (2007) One Year Follow-up of a Single Blinded RCT to Evaluate The Effects of a Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme for the Non-acute Ischaemic Stroke Population IHF Stroke Study Day [Details]
Lennon O, Carey A, Stephenson J, Gaffney N, Blake C.; (2006) A single blinded RCT to evaluate the effects of a cardiac rehabilitation for the non-acute ischaemic stroke population UK Stroke Forum Harrogate, UK, , 07-DEC-06 - 08-DEC-06 , pp.86-87 [Details]
Ni Choistealladh C, lennon O, Blake C (2006) The Relationship between Physical Fitness, Physical Functioning and Depression in the Non-acute ischaemic Stroke population UK Stroke Forum, Harrogate, UK [Details]
Lennon O, Carey C, Stephenson J, Gaffney N, Blake C (2006) A Pilot RCT of Cardiac Rehabilitation with the Ischaemic Stroke Population IFH Annual Stroke Conference [Details]
Blake, C., Mullins, B., Kissane, C. & Caulfield, B.; (2006) Get in Gear. Involving inactive students in sport 10th Biennial Conference Confederation of Student Services in Ireland Athlone, Ireland, [Details]
Cunningham C, Moore N,Blake C; (2006) Satisfaction with occupational back services at a Dublin Teaching Hospital Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists [Details]
Cunningham C, Moore N, Bulfin S,Toole C, Flynn T, Seale O,Gueret P, Blake C; (2006) Satisfaction with Occupational Back Services Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society [Details]
Cunningham C, Blake C.; (2006) Change in Health Service Managers' attitudes towards guidelines for the management of low back pain in the workplace UK Society for Back Pain Research [Details]
Cunningham, C; Flynn, T; Blake, C; ; (2006) OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE-OXFORD Low back pain and occupation among Irish health service workers , pp.447-454 [Details]
Cunningham C, Flynn T, Gueret P, Bulfin S, Toole C, Selae O, o Reilly A, Mc Grane J, Purcell A, Gannon N, Blake C; (2005) Working Backs Project-Promoting Active Management of LOw Back Pain in the Workplace International Health Promoting Hospitals Conference [Details]
Cunningham C, Flynn T, Bulfin S, Blake C; (2005) Working Backs Programme-Implementing Evidence- based Management of Low Back Pain in the Workplace European Public Health Association [Details]
Cunningham C, Blake C; (2005) Predicting low back pain related sickness absenteeism among health service workers Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society [Details]
Cunningham C, O Connor F, Blake C.; (2005) Knowledge of low back pain clinical guidelines among back clinicians Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society [Details]
Cunningham C, Blake C; (2005) Empowering health service managers in relation to management of low back pain in the workplace International Health Promoting Hospitals Conference [Details]
Cunningham C, Blake C; (2004) Low Back Pain Prevalence associated Sick Leave and attributed cause among Health Service Workers in Ireland. Does Occupation matter UK Society for Back Pain Research [Details]
Cunningham C, Blake C; (2004) Health Service Managers needs in relation to management of the worker with low back pain UK Society for Back Pain Research [Details]
                   

Newsletter

Osborne, A., Blake, C., McNamara, J., Meredith, D., Phelan, J., Cunningham, C. ; (2010) Occupational Health. Newsletter [Details]
Osborne, A., Blake, C., McNamara, J., Meredith, D., Phelan, J., Cunningham, C. ; (2010) Occupational Health Problems among Irish Farmers. Newsletter [Details]
   

Newspaper Articles

Osborne, A., Blake, C., McNamara, J., Meredith, D., Phelan, J., Cunningham, C. ; (2010) Working on the Farm can be bad for your Health. Newspaper Articles [Details]
   

Reports

Blake C, Cunningham C, McAuley D, Treacy S, Seager A. ; (2003) Report of ISCP Working Party on Continuing Professional Development. Reports [Details]
Blake C, Cooney M, Cooke G, Fitzgerald G, Redmond A. ; (2001) Report of Continuing Professional Development Work Group. Reports [Details]
McAuliffe E, Blake C, Cooney M, Fitzgerald G, Redmond A . ; (2000) Report of ISCP Working Party on Continuing Professional Development, May 2000. Reports [Details]
Blake C. Cooney M, Cooke G. ; (2000) The Continuing Professional Development Portfolio. Reports [Details]
       

Abstract

Adamson, E,Cusack, T,Casey, M,Blake, C (2012) An Evaluation of Client Satisfaction Following a Period of Rehabilitation in the Community Reablement Unit. Abstract [Details]
O Sullivan D, Blake C, Cunningham C; (2009) Low Back Pain among Farmers in Ireland. Abstract [Details]
Sherlock, E,Blake, C (2008) Participation in sport by Irish people with haemophilia. Abstract [Details]
Gilsenan, C., Keoghan, F., O'Connell, P. & Blake, C.; (2006) All Ireland Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society. Abstract [Details]
Cunningham, C., Moore, N. & Blake, C.; (2006) Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists Conference. Abstract [Details]
Lennon, O., Carey, A., Stephenson, J., Gaffney, N. & Blake, C.; (2006) All Ireland Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society. Abstract [Details]
Lennon, O., Carey, A., Stephenson, J., Gaffney, N., Blake C.; (2006) Irish Heart Foundation. Abstract [Details]
Mc Kenna O, Blake C. ; (2006) Impact of Hepatitis C on Health-Related Quality of Life. An Irish Perspective. Abstract [Details]
Conlon L, Killeen M, Blake C. ; (2006) Validation of ABILHAND, a measure of manual ability in patients with stroke in Ireland. Abstract [Details]
Gilsenan C, Keoghan F, Blake C, O'Connell P. ; (2006) Efficacy of open and closed kinetic chain exercises in subjects with osteoarthritis of the knee; a randomized prospective study. Abstract [Details]
Lennon O, Carey A, Stephenson J, Gaffney N, Blake C; (2006) A single blind randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effects of a cardiac rehabilitation programme in the non-acute ischaemic stroke population. Abstract [Details]
Cunningham C, Blake C. ; (2005) Health Service Managers' Needs in relation to Management of the Worker with Low Back Pain. Abstract [Details]
Cunningham C, Blake C. ; (2005) Health Service Managers' Needs in relation to Management of the Worker with Low Back Pain. Abstract [Details]
Cunningham C, Blake C, Flynn T. ; (2005) Low Back Pain Prevalence, Associated Sick Leave and Attributed Cause among Health Service Workers in Ireland - Does Occupation matter ?. Abstract [Details]
Cunningham C, Flynn T, Toole C, Bulfin S, Blake C. ; (2005) 'Working Backs Programme'- Implementing evidence based management of low back pain in the workplace'. Abstract [Details]
Cunningham C, Flynn T, Toole C, Bulfin S, Blake C. ; (2005) 'Working Backs Programme'- Implementing evidence based management of low back pain in the workplace'. Abstract [Details]
McEvoy S, Blake C. ; (2005) Functional and quality of life outcomes in elderly patients following discharge from hospital. Abstract [Details]
Cunningham C, O' Connor F, Blake C. ; (2005) Knowledge of Low Back Pain Clinical Guidelines among Back Clinicians. Abstract [Details]
Cunningham C, Blake C. ; (2005) Predicting Low Back Pain related Sickness Absenteeism among Health Service Workers. Abstract [Details]
Cunningham C, Blake C, Flynn T. ; (2005) Low Back Pain Prevalence, Associated Sick Leave and Attributed Cause among Health Service Workers in Ireland - Does Occupation matter?. Abstract [Details]
Sunderland E, Power D, Blake C. ; (2005) Personal perspectives on the impact of falling. Abstract [Details]
Haslam R, Blake C, Harnedy N, Power D. ; (2005) Death in long-term care facilities: attitudes and reactions of patients and staff. Abstract [Details]
Cunningham C, Blake C. ; (2005) Predicting Low Back Pain related Sickness Absenteeism among Health Service Workers. Abstract [Details]
Cunningham C, O' Connor F, Blake C.; (2005) Knowledge of Low Back Pain Clinical Guidelines among Back Clinicians. Abstract [Details]
Collins A, Monaghan K, Power D, Blake C. ; (2004) Factors predicting fear of falling. Abstract [Details]
Blake C, O'Meara YM. ; (2003) Functional status of elderly patients with end-stage renal disease. Abstract [Details]
McEvoy S, Blake C. ; (2003) Factors predictive of discharge destination following discharge from the acute hospital setting in older patients. Abstract [Details]
McEvoy S, Blake C. ; (2003) Functional and health status outcomes in elderly patients following discharge from the acute hospital. Abstract [Details]
Blake, C,Cassidy, A,Codd, M,Donohoe, J,Walker, F,Watson, A,Keogh, JAB,Brady, HR,O'Meara, YM (1999) Impact of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) on employment and personal economics: identification of musculoskeletal dysfunction as a risk factor for unemployment. Abstract [Details]

Invited Lectures

Cunningham C, Toole C, Flynn T, Bulfin S, Seale O, Gueret P, Blake C; (2007) Working Backs Project, St Vincent's University Hospital. Invited Lectures [Details]
Cunningham C, Blake C; (2005) The role of health service managers in the management of the worker with low back pain. Invited Lectures [Details]
                 

Consultancy

Moore H, Campbell F, Blake C, Cunningham C, McCarthy Persson U. (2013) Physiotherapy Promotion and Management of Bone Health throughout the Lifespan; Clinical Guidelines 2013. Consultancy [Details]
                                                                     

Research

Research Interests

Sport

  1. Injury surveillance in sport, identification of risk factors for injury, consequences of injury and preventative stratgies.  Main work in Gaelic Games as co-director and principal investigator of GAA National Injury Surveillance Database.  This is currently in its 10th year of data collection, monitoring and measuring injury incidence at inter-county Gaelic football and hurling. This project is funded by the GAA Medical and Scientific Committee. Collaborators include John C Murphy MISCP, Mr Ger Ryan, Mr Gearoid Devitt, Dr. Edwenia O' Malley, Mr. Mark Roe and Prof. Conor Gissane, St. Mary's Univeristy College, Twickenham.  One of the key outputs of this project has been the development of the GAA15 a bespoke injury prevention training programme designed for community level adoption in the games.
  2. Evaluation of relationship between injury and training/matchplay load in sport
  3. Implementation research with GAA into adoption of GAA15 programme
  4. Analysis of speed and agility performance in Rugby Union and development of testing protocols, in collaboration with Dr. Brian Green, IRFU and Dr. Brian Caulfield, UCD.
  5. Investigation of coaching strategies in Gaelic football coaches based of a Self Determination Theory model, in collaboration with Dr. Edel Langan PhD candidate Dr. Chris Lonsdale, University of Western Sydney
  6. Sport participation in special populations  - Haemophilia with Emma Sherlock MISCP, St. James' Hospital.







Exercise testing and prescription for health

  1. RCT of exercise for reduction of cardiovascular risk in a cardiac  rehabiliation paradigm in Stroke and TIA in collaboration with Olive Lennon, HRB Research Fellow, Dr. Catherine Doody, UCD and Dr. Dominic McCabe AMNCH.
  2. Other related topics are the validation and reliability testing of a clinical field test to estimate VO2 in patients with stroke.
  3. Examination of clinical outcomes in falls prevention and bone health programmes - Erin Smith PhD candidate
  4. Exploration of exercise and vibration therapy to improve bone density, biochemical markers and function in women with osteoporosis or osteopeonia.  Collaboration with Aoife Stephenson MSc candidate, Dr. Ulrik McCarthy Persson and Dr. Caitriona Cunningham, UCD, Prof. Oliver Fitzgerald, Dr, Malachi McKenna, Ms Susan VanDer Kamp and Ms Catherine Loughlin, SVUH
  5. UCD Get in Gear programme in collaboration with Carmel Kissane, UCD Sport.  This is a health and exercise intervention for the student population at UCD which runs each semester, involving fitness testing, exercise prescritpion and motivational support.
  6. Exercise intervention for people with RA, taking TNFa medication. Collaboration with Angela Reid MISCP; Audrey Brady, MISCP
  7. Evaluation of a pulmonary rehabiliation programme for people with COPD in collaboration with Clare Egan, MISCP, Beaumont Hospital.

Occupational Health

  1. Occupational health and musculokeletal disorders in particular LBP in the health service and farming sectors.  Collaboration with Teagasc and the Health and Safety Authority.  Collaborators include Dr. David Meredith, Teagasc; Dr. John McNamara, Teagasc; Dr. Aoife Osborne, UCD; Prof Jim Phelan, UCD and Dr. Caitriona Cunningham, UCD.

Technology in rehabilitation

  1. Validation and clinical utility of The QTUG quantitative measure of function.
  2. Testing and validation of accelerometery in patients with Stroke with Olive Lennon, MISCP
  3. Testing of utility of a tri axial accelerometer as a clinical measure of balance in elderly fallers in collaboration with Maura O'Sullivan MISCP 
  4. Use of sleep monitors and acceleromters in patients with chronic pain in collabroation with Grainne Kelly PhD candiadate, Dr. Brona Fullen, UCD, Dr. Camillus Power, ANMCH and Dr. Declan O'Keefe, SVUH

Psychometric properties of measurement scales


  1. Validation of COOP/WONCA charts in patients with stroke

Grant Activity
Irish Kidney Association 1998, in collaboration with Dr. Yvonne O'Meara, UCD Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Mater Hospital. IR£6000
Mater College 2003, in collaboration with Dr. Dermot Power, Department of Gerontology, Mater Hospital.

UCD Seed funding Scheme: International Collaboration award 2005. Project title Development of Collaborations in Health Outcome Measurement.

UCD Seed funding: Aerobic exercise for cardiac risk reduction in patients post TIA 2006.

Supervisor - HRB Clinical Fellow 2007-10 

Co-applicant - Walsh Fellowship  2008-2012   

GAA: Injury database 2007-2010

UCD Seed Funding 2010. Co applicant.