Associate Professor Peter Larmer

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Head of School - Clinical Sciences

Email: peter.larmer@aut.ac.nz

ORCID: ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0839-330X

Academic appointments:

  • Head, School of Clinical Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland (2001 - ongoing)

Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Health Science, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland
  • Master of Public Health, University of Auckland, Auckland
  • Diploma of Physiotherapy, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland

Overview:

Peter is Head of School of Clinical Sciences. He has previously held the positions of Head of School of Rehabilitation and Occupation Studies, Head of Department of Physiotherapy and Head of Postgraduate Studies.

Prior to joining AUT in 2001, his professional background was in Private Practice Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. His current research focus is on arthritis management and outcome measures. He has also published a number of systematic reviews.

Research interests:

Arthritis, Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy, Systematic Reviews, Outcome measures

Teaching summary:

Peter has been teaching in the Department of Physiotherapy since 1995, the Master of Health Science programme since 1999 and the Doctor of Health Science since 2010.

Research outputs:

Books

  • Larmer, P., & Duncan, R. (2005). Physiotherapy case study: Acute low back pain case studies. Wellington, New Zealand: Accident Compensation Corporation.

Journal articles

  • Ansell, L., McAra-Couper, J., & Larmer, P. (2020). Success rates of shoulder dystocia managed by internal rotational manoeuvres and delivery of the posterior arm: A review of the literature. The Practising Midwife, 5(23).

  • Briggs, A. M., Houlding, E., Hinman, R. S., Desmond, L. A., Bennell, K. L., Darlow, B., . . . Slater, H. (2019). Health professionals and students encounter multi-level barriers to implementing high-value osteoarthritis care: A multi-national study. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 27(5), 788-804. doi:10.1016/j.joca.2018.12.024

  • O’Brien, D. W., Chapple, C. M., Baldwin, J. N., & Larmer, P. J. (2019). Time to bust common osteoarthritis myths. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 47(1), 18-24. doi:10.15619/NZJP/47.1.03

  • Baldwin, J. N., Garrett, N., Larmer, P. J., Murray, C., Evans, R., Buchan, R., & Neville, S. (2019). Primary care doctor and nurse utilisation rates for billed consultations across the Comprehensive Care Primary Health Organisation. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1498), 79-89. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31295240

  • Ansell, L., Ansell, D. A., McAra-Couper, J., Larmer, P. J., & Garrett, N. K. G. (2019). Axillary traction: An effective method of resolving shoulder dystocia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 59(5), 627-633. doi:10.1111/ajo.13029

  • McGruer, N., Baldwin, J., Ruakere, B. T., & Larmer, P. J. (2019). Maori lived experience of osteoarthritis: A qualitative study guided by Kaupapa Maori principles. Journal of Primary Health Care, 11(2), 128-137. doi:10.1071/HC18079

  • Larmer, P., Smythe, E., & Jones, M. (2019). Professional doctorates: Grasping a new way. Health Education in Practice: Journal of Research for Professional Learning, 2(2), 52-64. doi:10.33966/hepj.2.2.13348

  • George, J. E., Larmer, P. J., & Kayes, N. (2019). Learning from those who have gone before: Strengthening the rural allied health workforce in Aotearoa New Zealand. Rural and Remote Health, 19(3). doi:10.22605/RRH4878

  • Fausett, W., Wilkins, F., Reid, D., Larmer, P., & Potts, G. (2019). Physiotherapy treatment and rehabilitation following anterior cruciate ligament injury in New Zealand: Are we doing enough?. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 47(3), 139-149. doi:10.15619/NZJP/47.3.02

  • Larmer, P. J., Bennett, K., Baldwin, J. N., Bassett, S., & O'Brien, D. W. (2019). Quality indicators for hip and knee osteoarthritis management in New Zealand: A patient survey. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 47(3), 183-192. doi:10.15619/nzjp/47.3.06

  • Briggs, A. M., Hinman, R. S., Darlow, B., Bennell, K. L., Leech, M., Pizzari, T., . . . Slater, H. (2019). Confidence and attitudes toward osteoarthritis care among the current and emerging health workforce: A multinational interprofessional study. ACR Open Rheumatology, 1(4), 219-235. doi:10.1002/acr2.1032

  • Tillson, T., Rohan, M., & Larmer, P. J. (2018). Use of a functional mobility measure to predict discharge destinations for patients admitted to an older adult rehabilitation ward: A feasibility study. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 37(1). doi:10.1111/ajag.12491

  • Neville, S., Adams, J., Montayre, J., Larmer, P., Garrett, N., Stephens, C., & Alpass, F. (2018). Loneliness in men 60 years and over: The association with purpose in life. American Journal of Men's Health, 12(4), 730-739. doi:10.1177/1557988318758807

  • Neville, S., Wright-St Clair, V., Montayre, J., Adams, J., & Larmer, P. (2018). Promoting age-friendly communities: An integrative review of inclusion for older immigrants. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 33(4), 427-440. doi:10.1007/s10823-018-9359-3

  • Nixon, G., Bagg, W., Kerse, N., Skinner, M., Crampton, P., & Larmer, P. (2018). Proposal for a National Interprofessional School of Rural Health. New Zealand Medical Journal, 131(1485), 67-75. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30408820

  • Bright, F., Cummins, C., Waterworth, K., Gibson, B. E., & Larmer, P. (2018). What do students learn about communication? The influence of the physiotherapy curriculum in constructing understandings of communication. OpenPhysio, 1-10. Retrieved from https://via.hypothes.is/

  • Jolly, J., Bassett, S. F., O'Brien, D., Parkinson, C., & Larmer, P. (2017). An exploration of the sequence and nature of treatment options available to people living with osteoarthritis of the hip and/or knee within a New Zealand context. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 45(2).

  • Baldwin, J., Briggs, A., Bagg, W., & Larmer, P. (2017). An osteoarthritis model of care should be a national priority for New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1467). Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/

  • Reid, D. A., Vanweerd, R., Larmer, P., & Kingstone, R. (2015). The inter and intra rater reliability of the Netball Movement Screening Tool. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 18(3). doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2014.05.008

  • Larmer, P. J., Reay, N. D., Aubert, E. R., & Kersten, P. (2014). Systematic review of guidelines for the physical management of osteoarthritis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 95(2). doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2013.10.011

  • Larmer, P. J., Reay, N. D., Aubert, E. R., & Kersten, P. (2014). Systematic review of guidelines for the physical management of osteoarthritis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 95(2).

  • Larmer, P. J., Bell, J., O'Brien, D., Dangen, J., & Kersten, P. (2014). Hydrotherapy outcome measures for people with arthritis: A systematic review. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 42(2).

  • Larmer, P., Kersten, P., & Dangan, J. (2014). Patient reported benefits of hydrotherapy for arthritis. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 42(2).

  • Smythe, E., Larmer, P. J., & McNair, P. J. (2012). Insights from a physiotherapist's lived experience of osteoarthritis. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 28(8). doi:10.3109/09593985.2011.654320

  • Larmer, P., Smyth, L., Williams, M., & McNair, P. (2011). Ankle sprains: patient perceptions of function and performance of physical task. A mixed methods approach.

  • Larmer, P. J., McNair, P. J., Smythe, L., & Williams, M. (2011). Ankle sprains: Patient perceptions of function and performance of physical tasks. A mixed methods approach. Disability and Rehabilitation, 33(23-24). doi:10.3109/09638288.2011.568668

  • Kohut, S. H., Larmer, P. J., & Johnson, G. (2011). Western acupuncture education for New Zealand physiotherapists. Physical Therapy Reviews, 16(2). Retrieved from http://docserver.ingentaconnect.com/

  • Larmer, P. J., Nicholls, D. A., & Keals Smith, C. (2010). The Dawning of a New Age. New Zealand Society of Physiotherapists Newsletter, 22.

  • Polson, K., Reid, D., McNair, P., & Larmer, P. (2010). Responsiveness, minimal importance difference and minimal detectable change scores of the shortened Disability Arm Shoulder Hand (QuickDASH) Questionnaire. Manual Therapy, 15(4).

  • McNair, P. J., Simmonds, M. A., Boocock, M. G., & Larmer, P. J. (2009). Exercise therapy for the management of osteoarthritis of the hip joint: A systematic review. Arthritis Research and Therapy, 11(3). Retrieved from http://arthritis-research.com.ezproxy.aut.ac.nz/content/11/3/R98

  • Boocock, M., Collier, J., McNair, P., & Larmer, P. (2009). Comment on Letter to the editor from Miedema HS and Huisstede BMA. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, 38(5). Retrieved from http://www.sciencedirect.com.ezproxy.aut.ac.nz/

  • Boocock, M., Collier, J., McNair, P., & Larmer, P. (2009). Comment on: Letter to the Editor from Miedema HS and Huisstede BMA. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, 38(5). doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2008.06.005

  • Larmer, P. J. (2009). How has the world financial crisis affected education. New Zealand Society of Physiotherapists Newsletter, 22.

  • McNair, P. J., Simmonds, M. A., Boocock, M. G., & Larmer, P. J. (2009). Exercise therapy for the management of osteoarthritis of the hip joint: A systematic review. Arthritis Research and Therapy, 11(3).

  • Boocock, M. G., Collier, J. M. K., McNair, P. J., Simmonds, M., Larmer, P. J., & Armstrong, B. (2009). A Framework for the Classification and Diagnosis of Work-Related Upper Extremity Conditions: Systematic Review. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, 38(4).

  • Boocock, M. G., Collier, J., McNair, P. J., Simmonds, M., Larmer, P. J., & Armstrong, B. (2009). Comment on: A framework for the classification and diagnosis of work-related upper extremity conditions: systematic review. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, 38(5).

  • McNair, P., Simmonds, M., Boocock, M., & Larmer, P. (2009). Exercise therapy for the management of hip osteoarthritis: A systematic review. Arthritis Research and Therapy, 11(3). Retrieved from http://arthritis-research.com/content/11/3/R98

  • Boocock, M. G., Collier, J., McNair, P. J., Simmonds, M., Larmer, P. J., & Armstrong, B. (2009). Comment on: Letter to the Editor: A framework for the classification and diagnosis of work-related upper extremity conditions: systematic review. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, 38(5).

  • Boocock, M. G., Collier, J. M. K., McNair, P. J., Simmonds, M., Larmer, P. J., & Armstrong, B. (2009). A framework for the classification and diagnosis of work-related upper extremity conditions: Systematic review. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, 38(4). Retrieved from http://www.sciencedirect.com/

  • Boocock, M. G., Collier, J. M., McNair, P. J., Simmonds, M., Larmer, P. J., & Armstrong, B. (2008). A Framework for the Classification and Diagnosis of Work-Related Upper Extremity Conditions: Systematic Review. Semin Arthritis Rheum. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2007.10.2006

  • Dunford, F., Reeve, J., & Larmer, P. (2008). Determining differences between novice and expert physiotherapists in the emergency on-call environment: A vignette-based study [Abstract]. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 36(2).

  • Keals Smith, C. A., Larmer, P. J., & Nicholls, D. (2008). Physiotherapy education keeps moving [Abstract]. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 36(2).

  • Larmer, P. J. (2008). Health Initiatives. New Zealand Society of Physiotherapists Newsletter.

  • Larmer, P. J. (2008). Physiotherapy Student Assistantship. New Zealand Society of Physiotherapists Newsletter, 16.

  • Larmer, P. J., & Dombroski, E. (2008). A New Private Practice Initiative. New Zealand Society of Physiotherapists Newsletter, (May).

  • Larmer, P., Tillson, T., Scown, F., Grant, P., & Exton, J. (2008). Evidence-based recommendations for hand hygiene for healthcare workers. [Abstract]. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 36(2).

  • Larmer, P., Tillson, T., Scown, F., Grant, P., & Exton, J. (2008). Evidence-based recommendations for hand hygiene for health care workers in New Zealand. [On-line]. The New Zealand Medical Journal, 121. Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal/121-1272/3004/

  • Nicholls, D., Larmer, P., & Keals Smith, C. (2008). Competent to practice? Does the New Zealand Physiotherapy Board's new competency framework reflect changes in modern healthcare? [Abstract]. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 36(2).

  • Boocock, M., Collier, J., McNair, P., & Larmer, P. (2008). Comment on: Letter to the Editor from Miedema HS and Huisstede BMA. Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2008.06.005

  • Boocock, M., McNair, P., Larmer, P., Armstrong, B., Collier, J., Simmonds, M., & Garrett, N. (2007). Interventions for the prevention and management of neck/upper extremity musculoskeletal conditions: A systematic review. Occupational Environmental Medicine, 64. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2092555/

  • Larmer, P. J. (2007). Interdisciplinary Practice. New Zealand Society of Physiotherapists Newsletter.

  • Larmer, P. J. (2007). Preparing Physiotherapists for the future. New Zealand Society of Physiotherapists Newsletter, (July).

  • Larmer, P., McNair, P., Smythe, L., & Williams, M. (2007). Change in patient perception of function after physical performance [Abstract]. Physiotherapy, 93.

  • McNair, P., Prapavessis, H., Collier, J., Bassett, S., Bryant, A., & Larmer, P. (2007). The Lower-Limb Tasks Questionnaire: An assessment of validity, reliability, responsiveness and minimal important differences. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 88(8).

  • Reid, D., & Larmer, P. (2007). The New Zealand health priorities: Where do New Zealand private practice physiotherapists fit?. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 35(2).

  • Boocock, M. G., McNair, P. J., Larmer, P. J., Armstrong, B., Collier, J., Simmonds, M., & Garrett, N. (2007). Interventions for the prevention and management of neck/upper extremity musculoskeletal conditions: A systematic review. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 64.

  • Simmonds, M., Boocock, M., McNair, P., Larmer, P., & Steel, L. (2007). Exercise therapy in the management of hip osteoarthritis: A systematic literature review [Abstract]. Physiotherapy, 93.

  • Simmonds, M., McNair, P., Boocock, M., Larmer, P., & Steel, L. (2007). Exercise therapy in the management of hip osteoarthritis: A systematic literature review. Disability & Rehabilitation, 29.

  • Horner, D., & Larmer, P. J. (2006). Health outcome measures. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 34.

  • Kohut, S. H., Spence, D., & Larmer, P. (2006). Tensions in the toolbox: The meaning of Western acupuncture for New Zealand physiotherapists [Abstract]. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 34(2).

  • Simmonds, M., McNair, P. J., Boocock, M. G., Larmer, P., & Steel, L. (2006). Exercise therapy in the management of hip osteoarthritis: Literature review. [Abstract]. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 34.

  • Nicholls, D. A., & Larmer, P. (2005). Possible futures for physiotherapy: An exploration of the New Zealand context. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 33(2).

  • Nicholls, D., & Larmer, P. (2005). Possible futures for physiotherapy: An exploration of the New Zealand context. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 33(2).

  • Larmer, P. (2004). The use of on-line learning to meeting the HPCA Act requirements. [Abstract]. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 32.

  • Larmer, P. (2003). The sucking stuck needle. Medical Acupuncture Society of New Zealand and Physiotherapy Acupuncture Association of New Zealand Newsletter.

  • Larmer, P., Robb, G., Hing, W., Reid, D., & McNair, P. J. (2002). Use of vignette to investigate the physiotherapy treatment of an acute ankle sprain: Report of a survey of New Zealand physiotherapists.. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 30(2).

  • Larmer, P., Robb, G., McNair, P. J., & Reid, D. (2002). Managing the acute ankle sprain: The findings of a vignette [Abstract]. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 30(2).

  • Reid, D., Hing, W., McNair, P. J., Larmer, P., & Robb, G. (2002). Managing an acute lumbar spine condition: The findings of a vignette [Abstract]. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 30(2).

  • Reid, D., Larmer, P., Robb, G., Hing, W., & McNair, P. J. (2002). Use of a vignette to investigate the physiotherapy treatment of an acute episode of low back pain: Report of a survey of New Zealand physiotherapists.. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 30(2).

  • Satterthwaite, P., Norton, R., Larmer, P., & Robinson, E. (1999). Risk factors for injuries and other health problems sustained in a marathon. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 33(1), 22-26. doi:10.1136/bjsm.33.1.22

  • Satterthwaite, P., Larmer, P., Gardiner, J., & Norton, R. (1996). Incidence of injuries and other health problems in the Auckland Citibank marathon, 1993.. Br J Sports Med, 30(4), 324-326. doi:10.1136/bjsm.30.4.324

  • PRATT, G. T. (1982). SPORTS INJURIES AND THEIR MANAGEMENT: WHAT ARE THE RUGBY LEAGUE CLUBS PROVIDING?. Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, 28(6), 3-7. doi:10.1016/S0004-9514(14)60778-9

Book chapters

  • Smythe, E., Rolfe, G., & Larmer, P. (2016). Learning to think in the corporate university: Developing a doctorate for practice. In V. A. Storey (Ed.), International perspectives on designing professional practice doctorates: Applying the critical friends approach to the EdD and beyond (pp. 99-113). Springer.

  • Kersten, P., & Larmer, P. (2014). Tools for review. In V. Wright-St. Clair, D. A. Reid, S. Shaw, & J. Ramsbotham (Eds.), Evidence-based health practice (pp. 238-256). Victoria, Australia: Oxford University Press.

  • Larmer, P., & Kersten, P. (2014). Understanding systematic reviews. In V. Wright-St. Clair, D. A. Reid, S. Shaw, & J. Ramsbotham (Eds.), Evidence-based health practice (pp. 257-268). Victoria, Australia: Oxford University Press.

  • Larmer, P., Reid, D., Lamdin, R., & Horne, W. (2009). Professional Practice. In S. Shaw, & B. Deed (Eds.), Health and Environment in Aotearoa/New Zealand (pp. 276 pages).

  • Horne, W., Reid, D., Larmer, P., & Lamdin, R. (2009). Professional practice. In S. Shaw, & B. Deed (Eds.), Health and Wellbeing in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. Retrieved from http://www.oup.com.au/titles/higher_ed/health_sciences/9780195585100

  • Larmer, P., & Waddington, G. (2008). Managing a Practice. In J. Higgs, M. Smith, G. Webb, M. Skinner, & A. Croker (Eds.), Contexts of Physiotherapy Practice (pp. 340 pages). Churchill Livingstone.

  • Boocock, M., McNair, P., & Larmer, P. (2008). Risk factors and interventions associated with hand-arm vibration syndrome. In A. Al Jumaily, & A. Alizad (Eds.), Biomedical applications of vibration and acoustics in therapy, bioeffect and modeling (pp. 111-152). New York: ASME.

  • Waddington, G., & Larmer, P. J. (2008). Managing a Practice. In J. Higgs, M. Smith, G. Webb, M. Skinner, & A. Croker (Eds.), Contexts of Physiotherapy Practice. NSW: Churchill Livingstone.

Conference contributions

  • McGruer, N., Baldwin, J., Ruakere, T., & Larmer, P. (2018). Maori lived experiences of osteoarthritis: A Kaupapa Maori study. In Physiotherapy New Zealand Conference 2018. Dunedin: Physiotherapy New Zealand. Retrieved from https://pnz.org.nz/Category?Action=View&Category_id=637

  • McGruer, N., Baldwin, J., Ruakere, T., & Larmer, P. (2018). Maori lived experiences of osteoarthritis: A Kaupapa Maori study. In New Zealand Association of Gerontology "The Mosaic of Ageing" Conference. Auckland: New Zealand Association of Gerontology. Retrieved from http://gerontology.org.nz/newsevents/2018-nzag-conference/

  • Tillson, T. (2018). Using a functional mobility measure to predict discharge destinations for patients admitted to an older persons rehabilitation ward: Feasibility study. In Allied Health, Scientific & Technical Conference. Wellington: Allied Health. Retrieved from http://www.confer.nz/alliedhealth2018/programme/

  • Larmer, P., & Smythe, L. (2018). The Journey Together. In 6th International Conference on Professional Doctorates Professional Doctorates In A Changing Landscape. London. Retrieved from http://www.ukcge.ac.uk/events/icpd2018-abstractspresentations.aspx

  • Bright, F., Waterworth, K., Cummins, C., Larmer, P., & Gibson, B. (2017). "My therapist allowed patients to express themselves" : Exploring student perceptions of 'good' communication practices in physiotherapy. In Making an impact: New Zealand Rehabilitation Conference 2017. Christchurch New Zealand. Retrieved from http://apcc2017.com/nzrc17/programme%E2%80%8B

  • Cummins, C., Kayes, N. M., Mudge, S., Babbage, D., & Larmer, P. (2017). "It doesn't go with what i do in my job": when new ways of working challenge professional identity. In Making an Impact | NZ Rehabilitation Association Conference 2017. Christchurch New Zealand. Retrieved from http://www.conference.co.nz/nzrc17/programme

  • Kayes, N., Cummins, C., Mudge, S., Larmer, P., & Babbage, D. (2017). Changing physiotherapy behaviour to optimise outcome: an indepth examination of a knowledge translation process. In Making an Impact New Zealand Rehabilitation Conference. Christchurch New Zealand.

  • Kohut, S., & Larmer, P. (2017). Acupuncture and dry needling; a fusion of horizons. In World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress 2017 Cape Town. Cape Town. Retrieved from http://www.abstractstosubmit.com/wcpt2017/abstracts/

  • Larmer, P. (2016). Applied research - meeting the sectors needs. In 8th Annual Mechanobiology Symposium. Auckland.

  • Larmer, P. (2016). Mobility Action Programme (MSK) - Early intervention for people with MSK conditions.. In Ministry of Health Electives and National Services Forum. Hotel Intercontinental.

  • Larmer, P., & Morton, C. (2016). A musculoskeletal model of care: Why is New Zealand lagging so far behind?. In NZ Rheumatology Association Annual Scientific Meeting 2016. Napier.

  • Boyes, Y., Reid, D., Larmer, P., Reid, P., Ready, J., Gilling, P., . . . McPherson, B. (2015). Student Evaluations of Rural Health Interprofessional Programme (RHIP) 2015. In nterprofessional Education Showcase-Evidence and Application. Auckland: University of Auckland.

  • Larmer, P. (2014). Working with arthritis. In Royal Australasian College of Physicians - Future Directions in Health. Auckland.

  • Nicholls, D. A., & Larmer, P. (2014). What future for the physiotherapy curriculum?. In Physiotherapy New Zealand Conference 2014: Linking the chain. Auckland.

  • Larmer, P., Reay, N., Aubert, E. R., & Kersten, P. (2014). Review of guidelines for the physical management of osteoarthritis. In Physiotherapy New Zealand Conference 2014: Linking the chain. Auckland.

  • Larmer, P., & Smythe, E. (2014). Insights bring impetus for change. In 4th International Conference on Professional Doctorates. Cardiff: UK Council for Graduate Education.

  • Larmer, P., Kersten, P., Reay, N., & Aubert, L. (2013). Arthritis Management Guidelines for New Zealand. In New Zealand Rehabilitation Conference: Connecting, Living, Rebuilding. Nelson.

  • Larmer, P., Kersten, P., & Dangen, J. (2013). Hydrotherapy outcomes. In New Zealand Rehabilitation Conference: Connecting, Living, Rebuilding. Nelson.

  • Van Weerd, R., Reid, D. A., & Larmer, P. (2013). Inter- and intra- rater reliability of the Netball Movement Screening tool. In New Zealand Manipulative Physiotherapists Association Biennial Scientific Conference. Rotorua.

  • Larmer, P., Kersten, P., Reay, N., & Aubert, E. (2013). Osteoarthritis and the injured sports person. In Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport Vol. 16 (pp. e46). Phuket: Elsevier. doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2013.10.111

  • Kohut, S. H., Larmer, P., & Jones, M. (2012). Acupuncture and dry needling: A fusion of horizons or conflicting paradigms?. In New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy Vol. 40 (pp. 87-88). Wellington: New Zealand Society of Physiotherapists Inc.

  • Kohut, S. H., Larmer, P. J., & Jones, M. (2012). Acupuncture and dry needling: “A fusion of horizons or conflicting paradigms?”. In Physiotherapy New Zealand Conference. Wellington: Physiotherapy New Zealand.

  • Lewis, G. N., Collett, K., Rice, D., Reid, D., Larmer, P., & McNair, P. J. (2012). Catastrophising beliefs influence the effect of manual therapy and acupuncture in people with knee osteoarthritis.. In 37th Annual Scientific Meeting of the New Zealand Pain Society. Wellington.

  • Lewis, G., Collett, K., Rice, D. A., Reid, D., Larmer, P. J., & McNair, P. J. (2012). Catastrophising beliefs influence the effect of manual therapy and acupuncture in people with knee osteoarthritis. In 37th Annual Scientific Meeting of the New Zealand Pain Society. Wellington.

  • Lewis, G. N., Collett, K., Rice, D. A., Reid, D., Larmer, P. J., & McNair, P. J. (2012). The effects of combined manual therapy and acupuncture on pain and function in people with knee osteoarthritis: A pilot study. In International Federation of Orthopaedic and Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT 2012): Redez-vous of Hands and Minds. Quebec City.

  • Lewis, G., Collett, K., Rice, D., Reid, D. A., Larmer, P., & McNair, P. (2012). The effects of combined manual therapy and acupuncture on pain and function in people with knee osteoarthritis: A pilot study. In International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapists (IFOMPT) 2012: Rendez-vous of Hands and Minds. Quebec.

  • Kohut, S. H., Larmer, P. J., & Jones, M. (2011). Outcome measures: How acupuncture helps us re-evaluate orthodox modes of treatment. In PAANZ/MASNZ Conference 2011: Imagery and Energy. Auckland.

  • Collett, K., Rice, D., Lewis, G., Reid, D. A., Larmer, P., & McNair, P. (2011). The effects of combined manual therapy and acupuncture on pain and function in people with knee osteoarthritis: A pilot study. In New Zealand Manipulative Therapists Association Conference - The Role of Exercise in the Management of Musculoskeletal Pain and Dysfunction (pp. 23). New Zealand.

  • Larmer, P. J. (2009). Curriculum changes and Research at AUT. Wellington.

  • Larmer, P. J., McNair, P. J., Smythe, L., & Williams, M. (2009). Perceived levels of function after an ankle sprain. In 4th International Ankle Symposium. Sydney.

  • Larmer, P. J., McNair, P. J., Smythe, L., & Williams, M. (2009). Perceived levels of function after an ankle sprain. In 4th International Ankle Symposium. Sydney Australia.

  • Larmer, P. J., McNair, P. J., Smythe, L., & Williams, M. (2009). Perceived levels of function after an ankle sprain. In New Zealand Manipulative Physiotherapists Association Biennial Conference. Rotorua.

  • Boocock, M. G., McNair, P. J., & Larmer, P. J. (2008). Hand-arm vibration syndrome: A systematic review of risk factors and inteventions. In e-Proceedings of the Inaugural Occupational Health and Safety Industry Group (OHSIG) Conference. : OHSIG. Retrieved from http://www.ohsig.org.nz/documents/library/OHSIG%20Paper3.pdf

  • Dunford, F., Reeve, J., & Larmer, P. J. (2008). Determining differences between novice and expert physiotherapists in the emergency on-call environment: A vignette based study. In New Zealand Society of Physiotherapists Biannual Conference. Dunedin New Zealand.

  • Larmer, P. J. (2008). Physiotherapy Perspectives. In Integrating Immigrant Health Practitioners into the New Zealand Workforce. .

  • Larmer, P. (2007). Challenges facing the delivery of clinical education and proposed changes to school models. In Annual Conference of the Physiotherapy Advisors, Leaders and Managers Group. Dunedin.

  • Larmer, P., McNair, P., Smythe, E., & Williams, M. (2007). Change in patient perception of function after physical performance. In New Zealand Sports Medicine & Science Conference Programme and Collected Abstracts (pp. 55). Hamilton.

  • Larmer, P., McNair, P., Smythe, E., & Williams, M. (2007). Outcome measures: What do they really mean?. In New Zealand Sports Medicine & Science Conference Programme and Collected Abstracts (pp. 56). Hamilton.

  • Larmer, P., McNair, P., Smythe, L., & Williams, M. (2007). Change in patient perception of function after physical performance. In New Zealand Manipulative Physiotherapists Association Biennial Scientific Conference Book (pp. 48). Rotorua.

  • Larmer, P., Tillson, T. M., Scown, F. M., Grant, P. M., & Exton, J. (2007). Evidence-based recommendations for hand hygiene for health care workers. In Physiotherapy Acupuncture Association of New Zealand Conference. Auckland.

  • McNair, P., Simmonds, M., Boocock, M., Larmer, P., & Steel, L. (2007). Exercise therapy in the management of hip osteoarthritis: A systematic literature review. In New Zealand Manipulative Physiotherapists Association Biennial Scientific Conference Book (pp. 27). Rotorua.

  • Polson, K., Reid, D., Larmer, P., & McNair, P. (2007). Test-retest reliability and responsiveness of the shortened Disability Arm Shoulder Hand Questionnaire (QuickDASH): A pilot study. In New Zealand Medicine & Science Conference Programme and Collected Abstracts (pp. 75). Hamilton.

  • Boocock, M. G., McNair, P. J., Larmer, P., Armstrong, B., Collier, J., Simmonds, M., & Garrett, N. (2006). Ergonomic intervention strategies for upper extremity OOS: An updated literature review. In Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the New Zealand Ergonomics Society (pp. 63-66). Christchurch.

  • Boocock, M. G., McNair, P. J., Larmer, P., Armstrong, B., Collier, J., Simmonds, M., & Garrett, N. (2006). Terminology and definitions for upper extremity musculoskeletal conditions: A new framework. In 16th World Congress on Ergonomics Program Book. Maastricht.

  • Boocock, M., McNair, P. J., Collier, J., Rice, D., & Larmer, P. J. (2006). Revision to the New Zealand ‘Approved Code of Practice for the use of Visual Display Units in the place of work’. In Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Physiotherapists. Auckland.

  • Simmonds, M., McNair, P. J., Boocock, M., Larmer, P. J., & Steel, L. (2006). Exercise therapy in the management of hip osteoarthritis literature review. In Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Physiotherapists. Auckland.

  • Armstrong, B., Boocock, M., McNair, P., Larmer, P., Collier, J., Simmonds, M., & Garrett, N. (2005). A literature review of intervention strategies for the management of Occupational Overuse Syndrome (OOS) [Abstract]. In New Zealand Manipulative Physiotherapists Association: Biennial Scientific Conference Booklet (pp. 52). : New Zealand Manipulative Physiotherapists Association.

  • Armstrong, B., Boocock, M., McNair, P. J., Larmer, P., Collier, J., Simmonds, M., & Garrett, N. (2005). Intervention strategies for the management of Occupational Overuse Syndrome (OOS): Critical literature review. In 18th Asian Conference of Occupational Health. : http://www.acoh2005.org/presentations.php.

  • Boocock, M., McNair, P. J., Larmer, P., Armstrong, B., Collier, J., Simmonds, M., & Garrett, N. (2005). Terminology and definitions for Occupational Overuse Syndrome (OOS): Literature review. In 18th Asian Conference of Occupational Health. : http://www.acoh2005.org/presentations.php.

  • Reid, D., McNair, P., Larmer, P., Hing, W., & Robb, G. (2005). A vignette for the physiotherapy treatment of an acute anterior cruciate ligament rupture [Abstract]. In New Zealand Manipulative Physiotherapists Association: Biennial Scientific Conference Booklet (pp. 26). : New Zealand Manipulative Physiotherapists Association.

  • Reid, D., McNair, P., Larmer, P., Hing, W., & Robb, G. (2005). A vignette for the physiotherapy treatment of an acute anterior cruciate ligament rupture surgically repaired. [Abstract]. In New Zealand Manipulative Physiotherapists Association: Biennial Scientific Conference Booklet (pp. 27). : New Zealand Manipulative Physiotherapists. Retrieved from http://www.nzmpa.org.nz/

  • Simmonds, M., Boocock, M., McNair, P. J., Larmer, P., Armstrong, B., Collier, J., & Garrett, N. (2005). Risk factors for Occupational Overuse Syndrome (OOS): Literature review. In 18th Asian Conference of Occupational Health. : http://www.acoh2005.org/presentations.php.

  • Reid, D., Hing, W., McNair, P., Larmer, P., & Robb, G. (2004). Acute low back pain guidelines: Do they change practice? [Abstract]. In 8th International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapists' Conference programme and abstract book (pp. 134). : International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapists.

  • McNair, P., & Larmer, P. (2003). On being a primary contact practitioner: How New Zealand physiotherapists achieved this goal. [Abstract].. In Abstract book of the International Physiotherapy Congress (pp. 42). : International Federation of Sports Physiotherapy.

  • Larmer, P. (2003). The sucking stuck needle. In Medical Acupuncture Society of New Zealand and Physiotherapy Acupuncture Association of New Zealand Conference. Auckland.

  • Larmer, P., Robb, G., McNair, P. J., Reid, D., & Hing, W. (2002). Managing the acute ankle sprain: The findings of a vignette.. In New Zealand Society of Physiotherapists Biennial Conference. .

  • Reid, D., Hing, W., McNair, P. J., Larmer, P., & Robb, G. (2002). Managing an acute lumbar spine condition: The findings of a vignette.. In New Zealand Society of Physiotherapists Conference (pp. 44). .

Reports

  • Larmer, P. J., Nicholls, D., & Sutherland, H. (2017). Formal complaints against physiotherapists in New Zealand, 2012-15. Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand. Retrieved from https://www.physioboard.org.nz/sites/default/files/AUT%20abstract.pdf

  • Kersten, P., McPherson, KM., McCambridge, A., & Larmer, P. (2011). A Review of Measures of Community and Social Integration & A Critique of Frameworks of Measurement in Rehabilitation: Report to ACC (2).

  • Kersten, P., McPherson, KM., McCambridge, A., & Larmer, P. (2011). Review of Outcome Measurement in Injury Rehabilitation (Update of RTW measures and Review of Participation): Report to ACC (1). Auckland: AUT Unversity.

  • Kohut, S. H., & Larmer, P. (2010). Proposal that Traditional Chinese Medicine Become a Regulated Profession under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003.

  • Boocock, M., McNair, P., Larmer, P., Armstrong, B., Collier, J., Simmonds, M., & Garrett, N. (2005). OOS prevention literature review (1863). Wellington, New Zealand. Retrieved from http://www.acc.co.nz/

  • Reid, D., Larmer, P., McNair, P., Hing, W., & Robb, G. (2004). A vignette for the physiotherapy treatment of an anterior cruciate ligament surgically repaired: Part 2. Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Reid, D., Larmer, P., McNair, P., Hing, W., & Robb, G. (2004). A vignette for the physiotherapy treatment of an acute anterior cruciate ligament rupture: Part 2. Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Reid, D., Robb, G., McNair, P., Larmer, P., & Hing, W. (2003). A vignette for the physiotherapy treatment of an acute anterior cruciate ligament rupture. Auckland, NZ.

  • Reid, D., Robb, G., McNair, P., Larmer, P., & Hing, W. (2003). A vignette for the physiotherapy treatment of an anterior cruciate ligament surgically repaired. Auckland, NZ.

Oral presentations

  • Stewart, J. J., & Larmer, P. (2011). How do we overcome students' pre-conceptions in undergraduate health professional education?. Alice Springs, Australia.

  • Boocock, M. G., McNair, P. J., Collier, J., Rice, D., & Larmer, P. (2006). Revision of the 'Approved Code of Practice for the use of Visual Display Units in the place of work'. Auckland, New Zealand.

Other outputs

  • Larmer, P. (2003). The sucking stuck needle.

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