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R. Lopez*, S.D. Pinder, T.C. Davies. Matuto, Magbasa, Maglaro: Learning to read in braille through play.Assistive Technology. (accepted)

E. Perfect*, E. Hoskin*, S. Noyek*, T.C. Davies. A systematic review investigating outcome measures and uptake barriers when children and youth with complex disabilities use eye gaze assistive technology. Developmental Neurorehabilitation.

S. Dobri*, A. Moslehi*, A. Friend, T.C.Davies. Are Oral Fluid Testing Devices Effective for the Roadside Detection of Cannabis Use? A Systematic Review, Public Health. 2019, May 15;171:57-65.

 Y. van Vugt, J. Stinear, T. C. Davies, Y. Zhang. Postural Stability during Gait for Adults with Hereditary Spastic Paraparesis, Journal of Biomechanics doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2019.03.001

M. Skarsgard*, S. Dobri*, D. Samdup, S. H. Scott, T. C. Davies. Towards Robot-Assisted Diagnosis of Developmental Coordination Disorder. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L) 2019, 4(2):346-350.


M. Deacon*, J. Parsons, S. Mathieson, T.C. Davies. Can Wii balance? Evaluating a stepping game for older adults. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering 2018, 26(9):1783-1793.

S. Taherian*, T.C.Davies. Caregiver and special education staff perspectives of a commercial brain-computer interface as access technology: a qualitative study. Brain Computer Interfaces 2018, 5:2-3, 73-87.

E. Perfect*, A. Jaiswal*, T.C.Davies. Systematic Review: Investigating the effectiveness of assistive technology to enable internet access for individuals with deafblindness. Assistive Technology

M. Zhang*, S. Zhang, A. McDaid, T.C. Davies, S. Q. Xi. Automated objective robot-assisted assessment of wrist passive ranges of motion. Journal of Biomechanics 2018, 73:223-226.


S. Taherian*, T.C.Davies. Multiple stakeholder perceptions of assistive technology for individuals with cerebral palsy in New Zealand. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 2017, 13(7), 648-657. ( 

A. Payne*, B Plimmer, T.C. Davies, Factors of eye-hand movement onset asynchrony: a systematic review. Journal of Biomedical Engineering and BioSciences, 2017, 4:23-33. 

A Payne*, B. Plimmer, A. McDaid, T.C. Davies. Eye movements show similar adaptations in temporal coordination to movement planning conditions in both people with and without cerebral palsy. Experimental Brain Research, 2017, May; 235(5):1375-1385.


S Taherian*, D Selitsky, J Pau*, and T. C. Davies, Are we there yet? Evaluating commercial grade brain-computer interface for control of computer applications by individuals with cerebral palsy. Disability and Rehabilitation, Assistive Technology (accepted)

M. Zhang, W. Meng, T.C. Davies, Y. Zhang, and S.Q. Xie, A Robot-Driven Computational Model for Estimating Passive Ankle Torque with Subject-Specific Adaptation, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering.  2016, 63(4):814-821 2015. September 48(12): 3527-3529(2015 impact factor = 2.347)


M. Zhang*, T.C. Davies, A. Nandakumar and S Xie. A Novel Assessment Technique for Measuring Ankle Orientation and StiffnessTherapy. Journal of Biomechanics 2015. September 48(12): 3527-3529 (2015 impact factor = 2.751)

M. Zhang*, T.C Davies, Y. Zhang, S.Xie. A real-time computational model forestimating kinematics of the ankle ligament. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering 2016, June 19(8): 835-844. (2015 impact factor = 1.770)

A. Almanji*, A. Payne*, Amor, R, T.C.Davies. A nonlinear model for pointing taskevaluation based on both system and human effects. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering 2015, 23(6)1003-1011. (2015 impact factor = 3.188).


S Taherian*, D Selitskiy, J Pau*, R. Glynn Owens and T. C. Davies, Training to Use a Brain-Computer Interface as Access Technology for Communication: A Case Study. Disability and Rehabilitation, Assistive Technology, 2014, 1:1-6 early online (2015 impact factor = 1.985)

A. Almanji*, T.C.Davies, and R. Amor. Examining Dynamic Control-Display Gain Adjustments to Assist Mouse-Based Pointing for Youths with Cerebral Palsy. International Journal of Virtual Worlds and Human Computer Interaction 2015:3, 1-9.

A. Deacon*, T.C. Davies, and S.D. Pinder. Echolocating at Ultrasound:Miniaturising the AUDEO to increase usability. Journal of Multimedia Theory and Applications. 2014, (1):60-69.

T.C.Davies, A. Almanji*, Stott, N.S. A cross-sectional study examining computer task completion by youths withcerebral palsy across the MACS levels. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 2014, 56(12):1180-1186. (2014 impact factor = 3.51).

M. Zhang*, T.C Davies, Y.Zhang, S.Xie. Reviewing the effectiveness of ankle measurement and assessment techniques for potential use in robot-assistedtherapy. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. 2014,51(4):517-534. (2012 impact factor = 1.408).

M. Zhang*, T.C Davies, and S.Xie. An assistance-as-needed control strategy for robot-assisted ankle rehabilitation. Rehabilitation Process and Outcome, 2014,3:15-17.
Y. Zhang, R. Roxburgh, L. Huang*, J. Parsons, T. C. Davies. The effect of hydrotherapy treatment on gait characteristics of hereditary spastic paraparesis patients. Gait and Posture. 2014: 29 Jan (2012 impact factor = 1.969).
T  .C. Davies, T. Vinnumon*, L.Taylor, J. Parsons. Let’s Kinect to increase balance and coordination of Older People: Pilot testing of a balloon catching game. International Journal of Virtual Worlds and Human Computer Interaction, 2014, 1(2):37-46.

A. Almanji*, T. C. Davies, N. S. Stott. Using cursor measures to investigate the effects of impairment severity on cursor control for youths with cerebral palsy.  International Journal of Human Computer Studies, 2014, 72(3):349-357 (2012 impact factor = 1.415).


T. C. Davies, M. Deacon*, J. Singh*, Z. Holly*, L. Taylor, Sean Maitland and J. Parsons. Developing Wii balance games to increase balance: a multi-disciplinary approach. International Journal of Virtual Worlds and Human Computer Interaction, 2013, 1:1:20-19.
A. Deacon*, T.C. Davies, and S.D. Pinder. Increasing obstacle detection for travellers with visual impairment: Development of the AUDEO device. NZ Acoustics, 2013:3:22-29

M. Zhang*, T.C Davies, S.Xie.  Effectiveness of robot-assisted therapy on ankle rehabilitation – a systematic review. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 2013,10:30 (2012 impact factor =2.57).


T.C Davies, S.D. Pinder, G. Dodd, C.M. Burns.  Where did that sound come from? Localisation of point sources using audification and audition.  Disability and Rehabilitation Assistive Technology, 2012, 7:2:130-138 (2012 impact factor =1.54).


T.C Davies, S.D. Pinder, C.M. Burns.  What’s that sound? Distance determination and aperture passage from ultrasound echoes. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 2011, 6:6:500-510 (2011 impact factor =1.50).


T. C. Davies, T. Chau, D. Fehlings, S. Ameratunga, N. S. Stott. Youth with cerebral palsy with differing upper limb abilities.  How do they access computers? Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2010, 91:1952-1956 (2010 impact factor = 2.254).

T. C. Davies, S. Mudge, S. Ameratunga, N. S. Stott. Enabling self-directed computer use for individuals with cerebral palsy: a systematic review of available assistive devices and technologies. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 2010, 52:510-516. (impact factor 2010 = 3.264). 


T.C Davies, C.M. Burns.  Advances in cognitive work analysis and the design of ecological visual and auditory displays. Cognitive Technology, 2008; 13(2):17-23.(invited).

T.C Davies, S.D. Pinder, C.M. Burns.  Did you hear that?  Ultrasound Doppler allows human echolocation by all.  New Zealand Acoustics, 2008; 21(1):20-29.


 T.C. Davies and C. M. Burns.  Do you hear what I hear?  Reflecting on Auditory Display in Medicine. Health Care and Informatics Review Online, September, 2006.


A.E. Patla, T.C. Davies, and E. Neichwiej.  Obstacle avoidance during locomotion using haptic information in normally sighted humansExperimental Brain Research 2004 Mar;155(2):173-85 (2004 impact factor = 2.304)


T.C. Davies, G. Kiefer, and R.F. Zernicke. Hindfoot and forefoot biomechanics of children with clubfoot. Journal of Foot Surgery (India) 2002;17:61-66.(invited)


T.C. Davies, G. Kiefer, and R.F. Zernicke. Kinematics and kinetics of the hip, knee, and ankle of clubfoot children following posteromedial release. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 2001;21:366-371 (impact factor 1.23)

T.C. Davies, G. Kiefer, and R.F. Zernicke. Ankle and first metatarsophalangeal joint dorsiflexion of children with clubfoot. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 2001;21:727-730 (impact factor 1.23).


Claire Davies,
Aug 25, 2013, 8:11 PM