Peer-Reviewed Publications | Non-Peer Reviewed Publications | Book Chapters | Abstracts

Peer-Reviewed Publications
  1. Murphy SL, Trombly CA, Tickle-Degnen L, Jacobs K. The effect of keeping an end-product on intrinsic motivation. Am J Occup Ther 53:153-158, 1999.
  2. Murphy SL, Tickle-Degnen L. The effectiveness of occupational therapy-related treatments for persons with Parkinson’s disease: A meta-analytic review. Am J Occup Ther 55:385-392, 2001.
  3. Murphy SL, Tickle-Degnen L. Participation in daily living tasks among older adults with fear of falling. Am J Occup Ther 55:538-544, 2001.
  4. Murphy SL, Williams CS, Gill TM. Characteristics associated with fear of falling and activity restriction among community-living older persons. J Am Geriatr Soc 50:516-520, 2002.
  5. Murphy SL, Dubin J, Gill TM. The development of fear of falling among community-living older women: Predisposing factors and subsequent fall events. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58A:943-947, 2003.
  6. Murphy SL, Nyquist LV, Strasburg D, Alexander NB. Bath transfers among older adult congregate housing residents: Assessing the person-environment interaction. J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1265–1270, 2006.
  7. Murphy SL, Gretebeck KA, Alexander NB. The bath environment, the bathing task, and the older adult: A review and future directions for bathing disability research. Disabil Rehabil 29(14): 1067-1075, 2007.
  8. Murphy SL, Smith DM, Alexander NB. Measuring activity pacing in women with lower-extremity osteoarthritis: A pilot study. Am J Occup Ther 62:329-334, 2008.
  9. Murphy SL, Smith DM, Clauw DJ, Alexander NB. The impact of momentary pain and fatigue on physical activity in women with osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum 59:849-856, 2008.
  10. Hernandez M, Murphy SL, Alexander NB. Characteristics of older adults with self-reported stooping, crouching, or kneeling difficulty. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63A:759-763, 2008.
  11. Murphy SL, Strasburg D, Lyden AK, Smith DM, Koliba JF, Dadabhoy D, Wallis S. Effects of activity strategy training on pain and physical activity in older adults with knee or hip osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum 59:1480-1487, 2008.
  12. Murphy SL. Review of physical activity measurement using accelerometers in older adults: Considerations for research design and conduct. Prev Med 48: 107-113, 2009.
  13. Murphy SL, Robinson JC, Lin SH. Conducting systematic reviews to inform occupational therapy practice. Am J Occup Ther 63:363-368., 2009.
  14. Gallagher NA, Gretebeck KA, Robinson JC, Torres E, Murphy SL, Martyn K. Neighborhood factors relevant for walking in older, urban, African American adults. J Aging Phys Act 18:99-115, 2010.
  15. Lin SH, Murphy SL, Robinson J.  Facilitating evidence-based practice: Process, strategies, and resources, Am J Occup Ther 64:164-171, 2010.
  16. Murphy SL, Smith DM. Ecological measurement of fatigue and fatigability in older adults with osteoarthritis. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65A:184-189, 2010.
  17. Murphy SL. Geriatric research. Am J Occup Ther, 64:172-181, 2010.
  18. Murphy SL, Kalpakjian CZ, Mullan PB, Clauw DJ. Development and evaluation of University of Michigan’s Practice-Oriented Research Training (PORT) Program, Am J Occup Ther 64:796-803, 2010.
  19. Murphy SL, Lyden AK, Smith DM, Dong Q, Koliba JF. Effects of a tailored activity pacing intervention on pain and fatigue for adults with osteoarthritis. Am J Occup Ther 64:869-876, 2010.
  20. Murphy SL. Centennial Vision-Update on geriatric research in productive aging. Am J Occup Ther 65:197-206, 2011.
  21. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2010.000836
  22. Leland N, Porell F, Murphy SL. Does fall history influence residential adjustments? Gerontologist 51(2):190-200, 2011. doi:10.1093/geront/gnq086
  23. Riggs JM, Lyden AK, Chung KC, Murphy SL. Static versus dynamic splinting for proximal interphalangeal joint pyrocarbon implant arthroplasty: A comparison of current and historical cohorts. J Hand Ther 24(3):231-239, 2011.
  24. Murphy SL, Lyden AK, Clary M, Geisser M, Yung R, Welch K, Clauw DJ, Williams DA. Activity pacing for osteoarthritis symptom management: study design and methodology of a randomized trial testing a tailored clinical approach using accelerometers for veterans and non-veterans. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:177, 2011.
  25. Alshuler K, Hoodin F, Murphy SL, Rice J, Geisser ME. Ambulatory monitoring as a measure of disability assessment in the chronic low back pain population. Clin J Pain 27(8):707-715, 2011 doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e318217b7d0
  26. Murphy SL, Lyden AK, Phillips K, Clauw DJ, Williams DA. Subgroups of older adults with osteoarthritis based upon differing comorbid symptom presentations and potential underlying pain mechanisms. Arthritis Res Ther 13:R135, 2011.
  27. Alshuler K, Hoodin F, Murphy SL, Rice J, Geisser ME. Factors contributing to physical activity in a chronic low back pain clinical sample: A comprehensive analysis using continuous ambulatory monitoring. Pain 152(11):2521-2527, 2011.
  28. Murphy SL, Lyden AK, Phillips K, Clauw DJ, Williams DA. Association between pain, radiographic severity, and centrally-mediated symptoms in women with knee osteoarthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63(11):1543–1549, 2011
  29. Schepens S, Sen A, Painter J, Murphy SL.  Relationship between fall-related efficacy and activity engagement in community-dwelling older adults: A meta-analytic review. Am J Occup Ther 66:137-148, 2012.
  30. Leland NE, Elliott SJ, O’Malley L, Murphy SL. Occupational therapy in fall prevention: Current evidence and future directions. Am J Occup Ther 66:149-160, 2012.
  31. Schepens S, Kratz AL, Murphy SL. Fatigability in osteoarthritis: Effects of an activity bout on subsequent symptoms and activity. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci; 67(10):1114-20, 2012. PMCID:PMC3437963
  32. Murphy SL, Smith DM, Lyden AK. Type of activity pacing instruction affects physical activity variability in adults with symptomatic knee or hip osteoarthritis. J Phys Act Health 9:360-366, 2012. PMID: 21934157
  33. Schepens S, Braun M, Murphy SL. Effects of tailored activity pacing on self-perceived stiffness in older adults with osteoarthritis. Am J Occup Ther 66:363-367, 2012 PMID: 22549602, 2012
  34. Dijkers MP, Murphy SL, Krellman J. Evidence-based practice for rehabilitation professionals: concepts and controversies. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93: S164-S176. PMID: 22683207, 2012
  35. Murphy SL, Phillips K, Williams DA, Clauw DJ. The role of central nervous system in arthritis pain and implications for rehabilitation. Cur Rheumatol Rep DOI 10.1007/s11926-012-0285-z, 2012
  36. Zick SM., Wyatt GK, Murphy SL, Arnedt JT, Sen A, Harris RE. Acupressure for Persistent Cancer-related Fatigue in Breast Cancer Survivors (AcuCrft): a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine Aug 21;12(1):132, 2012. PMID: 22909076
  37. Murphy SL, Kratz AL, Williams DA, Geisser ME. (2012) The association between coping strategies and activity patterns in people with symptomatic knee and hip osteoarthritis. Frontiers in Psychology DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00326.
  38. Hartley S, Kuhn L, Valley S, Fallouh N, Dussán L, Judd S, Murphy SL, Saint S, Chopra, V. Off-Label Use of Ondansetron In Hospitalized Medical Patients: Prevalence, Patterns and Predictors. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management 20(9), 2013.
  39. Murphy SL, Alexander NB, Levoska M, Smith DM. The relationship between fatigue and subsequent physical activity among adults with osteoarthritis. Arthritis Care and Research 65(10): 1617-1624, 2013
  40. Kratz AL, Schepens SL, Murphy SL. The effects of cognitive task demands on subsequent symptoms and activity in adults with symptomatic osteoarthritis. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 67, 683–691, 2013
  41. Lee PG, Cigolle CT, Ha, J, Min L, Murphy SL, Blaum CS, Herman WH. Physical Function Limitations among Middle-aged and Older Adults with Prediabetes: One Exercise Prescription May Not Fit All. Diabetes Care 10, 3076-3083.
Non-Peer Reviewed Publications
  1. Murphy SL, Baker NA, Ma H-I. Measuring quality of life: An occupational therapy perspective. Review. OT Practice 4(5):12-13, September, 1999.
  2. Peterson EW, Murphy SL. Fear of falling. Part II. Assessment and intervention. Practice Guideline. Home and Community Health Special Interest Section Quarterly 9(1)-2:4, March, 2002.
  3. Murphy SL, Lin SH. How to keep occupational therapy alive in the 21st century: The role of research. Editorial. OT Practice 7(7):9-10, April, 2002.
  4. Peterson EW, Murphy SL, Hammel J. Resources for fall prevention and management of fear of falling. Practice Guideline. Journal of the American Society on Aging XXVI 4:89-92, 2003.
  5. Murphy SL. Balance and mobility deficits among older adults: Assessment and intervention strategies. Practice Guideline. Gerontology Special Interest Section Quarterly 29(3):1-4, September, 2006.
  6. Murphy SL. Creating opportunities on the road to research. Editorial. OT Practice 12(1):24. January, 2007.
  7. Murphy SL. Activity strategy training: A new occupational therapy approach for osteoarthritis. February, 2, 2009.
  8. Murphy SL, Clauw DJ. Activity pacing: What are we measuring and how does it relate to treatment? Letter to the editor. Pain 149(3):582-583, April, 2010.
  9. Farrell D, Murphy SL. Promoting physical activity in older adults. OT Practice 15(5), May, 2010
  10. Gutman SA, Murphy SL. Information commonly unreported in intervention effectiveness studies." Editorial. Am J Occup Ther 66:7-10, 2012.
  11. Murphy SL, Gutman SA. Intervention fidelity: A necessary aspect of intervention effectiveness studies. Am J Occup Ther 66:387-388, 2012.
  12. Murphy SL. Reflections on evidence-based rehabilitation practice and applications for chronic pain management. Pain Manage. 3(5), 1-4, 2013.
Book Chapter
  1. Dziedzic K S, Murphy SL, Myers H. Osteoarthritis. In Rheumatology: Evidence Based Practice for Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists. Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, England, 2010.
  1. Murphy SL, Tickle-Degnen L, Trombly CA, Jette AM. The reliability and validity of judgments of the risk of falling in daily living tasks. Am J Occup Ther 54:675, 2000.
  2. Murphy SL, Williams CS, Gill TM. Characteristics associated with fear of falling and activity restriction among community-dwelling older persons. Gerontologist 41:295, 2001. 
  3. Murphy SL, Strasburg D, Nyquist L, Alexander NB. The person-environment interaction in bathing among older adult congregate housing residents. Gerontologist 45:418, 2005.
  4. Murphy SL, Smith DM, Alexander NB. Validation of an activity pacing scale for older women with lower extremity osteoarthritis. Gerontologist 46:418, 2006.
  5. Murphy SL, Smith DM, Alexander NB. The relationship between pain, fatigue, and physical activity in older women with lower extremity osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum 54(9):S770, 2006.
  6. Gretebeck KA, Murphy SL, Gallagher NA, Champoux W, Alexander NB. Relationship between the theory of planned behavior, mobility impairment and physical activity in older adults. Med Sci Sports Exerc 39(5 Suppl):S336, May, 2007.
  7. Murphy SL, Lyden AK, Smith DM. Sleep quality among older women with lower extremity osteoarthritis. Gerontologist 47(6 Suppl):S208, November, 2007.
  8. Murphy SL, Strasburg DM, Lyden AK, Koliba JF, Smith DM, Dadabhoy DP, Wallis S. The effect of activity strategy training on pain and physical activity in older adults with knee or hip osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum 58(9):S244, 2008.
  9. Murphy SL, Lyden AK, Phillips K, Clauw DJ, Williams DA. Heterogeneity of symptoms among adults with osteoarthritis: Implications for rehabilitation. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92(10):134, October, 2011.