Dr Suzie Mudge

Senior Research Fellow - PCRC

Email: suzie.mudge@aut.ac.nz

ORCID: ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3106-6777

Research outputs:

Featured research outputs

  • Mudge, S., Kayes, N., & McPherson, K. (2015). Who is in control? Clinicians' view on their role in self-management approaches: A qualitative metasynthesis.. BMJ Open, 5(5). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-007413

  • Mudge, S., Stretton, C., & Kayes, N. M. (2014). Are physiotherapists comfortable with person-centred practice? An autoethnographical insight. Disability and Rehabilitation, 36(6). doi:10.3109/09638288.2013.797515

  • Mudge, S., Kayes, N. M., Stavric, V. A., Channon, A. S., Kersten, P., & McPherson, K. M. (2013). Living well with disability: Needs, values and competing factors. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 10. doi:10.1186/1479-5868-10-100

  • Mudge, S., Barber, P. A., & Scott, N. S. (2009). Circuit-based rehabilitation improves gait endurance but not usual walking activity in chronic stroke: A randomised clinical trial. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 90(12). Retrieved from http://www.sciencedirect.com.ezproxy.aut.ac.nz/

Journal articles

  • Mudge, S., Sezier, A., Payne, D., Smith, G., & Kayes, N. (2020). Pilot trial of The Living Well Toolkit: Qualitative analysis and implications for refinement and future implementation. BMC Health Services Research, 20. doi:10.1186/s12913-020-4920-5

  • Morris, J. H., Bernhardsson, S., Bird, M. L., Connell, L., Lynch, E., Jarvis, K., . . . Fisher, R. (2019). Implementation in rehabilitation: A roadmap for practitioners and researchers. Disability and Rehabilitation. doi:10.1080/09638288.2019.1587013

  • Bevis, A., Waterworth, K., & Mudge, S. (2018). Participants’ experiences of a mixed-ability yoga series. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 46(1), 29-35. doi:10.15619/NZJP/46.1.03

  • Sezier, A., Mudge, S., Kayes, N., Kersten, P., Payne, D., Harwood, M., . . . McPherson, K. M. (2018). Development of a toolkit to enhance care processes for people with a long-term neurological condition: A qualitative descriptive study. BMJ Open, 8(6). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022038

  • Stavric, V., Mudge, S., Robinson, L., & Mewa, M. (2017). What are the outcomes and views of people with mobility limitations after participating in a community circuit group?. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 43(3). doi:10.15619/NZJP/45.3.03

  • Stretton, C. M., Mudge, S., Kayes, N. M., & McPherson, K. M. (2017). Interventions to improve real-world walking after stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Rehabilitation, 31(3). doi:10.1177/0269215516640863

  • Mudge, S., Hart, A., Murugan, S., & Kersten, P. (2017). What influences the implementation of the New Zealand stroke guidelines for physiotherapists and occupational therapists?. Disability and Rehabilitation, 39(5). doi:10.3109/09638288.2016.1146361

  • Mudge, S., Rewi, D., & Channon, A. (2017). Identifying an outcome measure to assess the impact of Mobility Dogs. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 12(1). doi:10.3109/17483107.2015.1079267

  • Mudge, S., Rosie, J., Stott, S., Taylor, D., Signal, N., & McPherson, K. (2016). Ageing with cerebral palsy; what are the health experiences of adults with cerebral palsy? A qualitative study.. BMJ Open, 6(10). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012551

  • Signal, N., McPherson, K., Lewis, G., Kayes, N., Saywell, N., Mudge, S., & Taylor, D. (2016). What influences acceptability and engagement with a high intensity exercise programme for people with stroke? A qualitative descriptive study. NeuroRehabilitation, 39(4). doi:10.3233/NRE-161382

  • Wilson, N. C., Mudge, S., & Stott, N. S. (2016). Variability of total step activity in children with cerebral palsy: Influence of definition of a day on participant retention within the study. BMC Research Notes, 9(1). doi:10.1186/s13104-016-2218-9

  • Mudge, S., Kayes, N., & McPherson, K. (2015). Who is in control? Clinicians' view on their role in self-management approaches: A qualitative metasynthesis.. BMJ Open, 5(5). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-007413

  • Stretton, C. M., Mudge, S., McPherson, K. M., & Kayes, N. M. (2014). Can we improve real world walking after stroke? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 95(10). Retrieved from http://www.archives-pmr.org/article/S0003-9993(14)00517-6/pdf

  • Palmer, K., Thomas, J., & Mudge, S. (2014). Activity patterns in people with neurological conditions. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 42(1).

  • Mudge, S., Stretton, C., & Kayes, N. M. (2014). Are physiotherapists comfortable with person-centred practice? An autoethnographical insight. Disability and Rehabilitation, 36(6). doi:10.3109/09638288.2013.797515

  • Johnston, J., Mudge, S., Kersten, P., & Jones, A. (2013). Physiotherapy alignment with guidelines for the management of stroke in the inpatient setting. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 41(3).

  • Mudge, S., Kayes, N. M., Stavric, V. A., Channon, A. S., Kersten, P., & McPherson, K. M. (2013). Living well with disability: Needs, values and competing factors. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 10. doi:10.1186/1479-5868-10-100

  • Stretton, C., Mudge, S., Kayes, N. M., Taylor, D., & McPherson, K. M. (2013). Activity coaching to improve walking is liked by rehabilitation patients but physiotherapists have concerns: A qualitative study. Journal of Physiotherapy, 59(3). doi:10.1016/S1836-9553(13)70184-X

  • Mudge, S., & Monachino, G. (2013). Walking to the shops: Desired but how doable?. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 41(1).

  • Saywell, N., Vandal, A. C., Brown, P., Hanger, H. C., Hale, L., Mudge, S., . . . Taylor, D. (2012). Telerehabilitation to improve outcomes for people with stroke: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 13. doi:10.1186/1745-6215-13-233

  • Mudge, S., Taylor, D., Chang, O., & Wong, R. (2010). Test-retest reliability of the StepWatch activity monitor outputs in healthy adults. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 7(5). Retrieved from http://web.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.aut.ac.nz/

  • Davies, T. C., Mudge, S., Stott, N. S., & Ameratunga, S. (2010). Enabling self-directed computer use for individuals with cerebral palsy: A systematic review of available assistive devices and technologies. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 52(6).

  • Mudge, S., & Stott, N. S. (2009). Timed walking tests correlate with daily step activity in individuals with stroke. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 90.

  • Mudge, S., Barber, P. A., & Scott, N. S. (2009). Circuit-based rehabilitation improves gait endurance but not usual walking activity in chronic stroke: A randomised clinical trial. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 90(12). Retrieved from http://www.sciencedirect.com.ezproxy.aut.ac.nz/

  • Mudge, S., & Stott, N. S. (2008). Test-retest reliability of the StepWatch Activity Monitor outputs in individuals with chronic stroke. Clinical Rehabilitation, 22(10-11).

  • Taylor, D., Stretton, C., Mudge, S., & Garrett, N. (2007). Clinical performance of walking and 'real world' walking in people with stroke: Are they the same? [Abstract]. Disability & Rehabilitation, 29(20-21).

  • Mudge, S., Stott, S., & Walt, S. (2007). Criterion validity of the StepWatch Activity Monitor as a measure of walking activity in individuals following stroke. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 88.

  • Mudge, S., & Stott, S. (2007). Outcome measures to assess walking ability following stroke - A systematic review of the literature. Physiotherapy, 93(3).

  • Taylor, D., Stretton, C. M., Mudge, S., & Garrett, N. (2006). Does clinic-measured gait speed differ from gait speed measured in the community in people with stroke?. Clinical Rehabilitation, 20(5).

  • Mudge, S. (2004). Clinical application of treadmill training in a subject with spinal cord injury: a case study. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 32(1).

  • Mudge, S., Rochester, L., & Recordon, A. (2003). The effect of treadmill training on gait, balance and trunk control in a hemiplegic subject: a single system design. Disability and Rehabilitation, 25(17).

Creative works

  • Mudge, S., Kayes, N., Sezier, A., Payne, D., Potter, E., Thornhill, B., & Stewart, L. (2015). The Living Well Toolkit [Artefact].

Book chapters

  • Kayes, N. M., Mudge, S., Bright, F., & McPherson, K. (2015). Whose behavior matters? Rethinking practitioner behavior and its influence on rehabilitation. In K. McPherson, B. E. Gibson, & A. Leplege (Eds.), Rethinking rehabilitation: Theory and practice (pp. 249-271). London, UK: CRC Press/Taylor & Francis.

Conference contributions

  • Taylor, D., Saywell, N., Mudge, S., Hale, L., Brown, P., Feigin, V., . . . Vandal, A. (2018). Telerehabilitation can improve outcomes after stroke; but only if you do it. In 11th World Stroke Congress. Montreal.

  • Collier, G., Hayes, N., Norris, P., Hale, L., Peri, K., Mudge, S., . . . Kayes, N. (2017). 'Feeling Like a Ghost': Insights developed through a co-design approach. In New Zealand Rehabilitation Conference: Making an Impact. Christchurch.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Mudge, S., Sezier, A., Payne, D., Kersten, P., & Kayes, N. (2017). Developing and putting into practice a Living Well Toolkit: A pilot study drawing on Normalisation Process Theory. Christchurch. Retrieved from http://www.conference.co.nz/nzrc17/programme

  • Collier, G., Kayes, N., Norris, P., Hale, L., Mudge, S., Peri, K., . . . Hayes, N. (2017). Living Well with Mild Cognitive Impairment: How can design support people experiencing changes to their memory and thinking?. In MedTech CoRE and BRNZ joint symposium. Auckland.

  • Bevis, A., Waterworth, K., & Mudge, S. (2016). Participants’ experiences of a mixed ability yoga series. In Physiotherapy New Zealand Conference. Auckland.

  • Mudge, S., Kayes, N., Sezier, A., Meier-Williams, B., Smith, G., Payne, D., . . . McPherson, K. (2016). Getting evidence into practice: Enhancing clinical care for people with long-term neurological conditions. In 5th Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation (pp. 101). Melbourne.

  • Rutherford, S., Sezier, A., Mudge, S., Kayes, N., & McPherson, K. (2015). Self-management after stroke: What do we know and how should we move forward?. In 6th Asia-Pacific Occupational Therapy Congress. Rotorua.

  • Sezier, A., Mudge, S., Kayes, N. M., Meier-Wiliams, B., Kersten, P., Payne, D., & McPherson, K. (2015). Living well with a long-term neurological condition: Essentials for continuum of care. In AFRM/NZRA combined rehabilitation meeting 2015. Wellington.

  • Bruining, V., Morton, M., Mudge, S., Rutherford, S., Kersten, P., & Andricksen, R. (2015). Optimising presentation of health information for clinicians: developing a clinical support website. In AFRM/NZRA Combined Rehabilitaton Meeting. Wellington.

  • Stretton, C. M., Mudge, S., Kayes, N. M., & McPherson, K. (2014). Developing an intervention to improve real world walking after stroke: A realist review. In Mixed Methods International Research Association Conference 2014. Boston, MA.

  • Stretton, C., Mudge, S., Kayes, N. M., Taylor, D., & McPherson, K. M. (2013). ‘Activity Coaching’ to improve walking for people with neurological conditions: A mixed methods study. In New Zealand Rehabilitation Conference: Connecting, Living, Rebuilding. Nelson.

  • Mudge, S., Kayes, N. M., Stavric, V., Channon, A., Kersten, P., & McPherson, K. M. (2013). Living well with a disability: Needs, values and competing factors. In NZRC Conference Programme (pp. 74). Nelson.

  • Mudge, S. (2013). Rehabilitation and beyond.... In Guillain Barre Syndrome Support Group Conference. Wellington.

  • Mudge, S., Stretton, C., & Kayes, N. M. (2013). Are physiotherapists comfortable with person-centred practice? An autoethnographic insight. In New Zealand Rehabilitation Conference: Connecting, Living, Rebuilding. Nelson.

  • Stretton, C. M., Mudge, S., Kayes, N., Taylor, D., & McPherson, K. (2012). Activity-Coaching for improving usual walking in people with neurological conditions. In Expanding Horisons: Physiotherapy New Zealand Conference Vol. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 40(2), 93-93 (pp. 54). Welington.

  • Stavric, V., Mudge, S., Cull, A., & McPherson, K. (2011). Physical activity for individuals experiencing disability: insights from the Living Well Project. In 2011 Biennial Neurosymposium of the Neurology Group of Physiotherapy New Zealand. Dunedin.

  • Thomas, J., Palmer, K., & Mudge, S. (2011). Activity Patterns in Individuals with Neurological Conditions. In NZRA Conference. .

  • Mudge, S. (2011). Walking in the real world: what it is and what it means. In Community Physiotherapy Conference. .

  • Garthwaite, K., Felpas, J., & Mudge, S. (2011). Resistance Training Improves Control of Type 2 Diabetes.. In NZRA conference. .

  • Stretton, C., Mudge, S., Kayes, N. M., & McPherson, K. M. (2011). ‘Activity Coaching’ to improve walking for people with neurological disability. In 8th Conference of the Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Special Interest Group of the World Federation of NeuroRehabilitation (WFNR). Rotorua.

  • Mudge, S., McPherson, K. M., & Kayes, N. M. (2011). Living well for people experiencing disability: A literature review. In New Zealand Rehabilitation Association Biennial Conference. Auckland.

  • Cull, A., Stavric, V., Kayes, NM., Mudge, S., McPherson, KM., & Kersten, P. (2011). The meaning of living well. Perspectives from the disabled population regarding physical activity and healthy eating. In Disability Studies: Every Body In Inaugural Conference. Dunedin.

  • Cull, A., Mudge, S., Kayes, N., Smith, G., & McPherson, K. (2011). Accessible research - The role of the internet in broadening options for engagement in the Living Well as a Disabled Person Project. In 2011 New Zealand Rehabilitation Association Biennial Conference. Auckland.

  • Stavric, V., Cull, A., Mudge, S., & McPherson, K. (2011). The Living Well as a disabled person project. In Beyond 2011: New Paradigms to Improve Physical Activity & Nutrition. Satellite Meeting of the International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity Conference. Queenstown.

  • Rosie, J. A., McPherson, K., Taylor, D. E., Mudge, S., & Stott, S. (2011). Aging positively with cerebral palsy - How health professionals make a difference. In 2011 New Zealand Rehabilitation Association Biennial Conference. Auckland.

  • Rosie, J. A., McPherson, K., Taylor, D., Mudge, S., & Stott, S. (2011). Aging with cerebral palsy – Where is the team for a team approach?. In The 2011 Conference for General Practice. Auckland.

  • Mudge, S. (2010). Introducing the H200: Hand Rehabilitation System.. In New Zealand Association of Hand Therapists Conference. .

  • Mudge, S., Taylor, D., Wong, R., Chang, O., & Stott, S. (2009). StepWatch activity monitoring over three days is reliable in participants with stroke and healthy adults. In Neurosymposium. Auckland.

  • Mudge, S., Barber, P. A., & Stott, N. S. (2009). Circuit-based rehabilitation improves gait endurance but not usual walking activity in chronic stroke: A randomised clinical trial. In International Society for Posture and Gait Conference. Bologna.

  • Davies, T. C., Mudge, S., Stott, N. S., & Ameratunga, S. (2009). I3-Enabling self-directed computer use for individuals with cerebral palsy: A systematic review of available assistive devices and technologies. In Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology Vol. 51(s5) (pp. 37). Scottsdale.

  • Davies, T. C., Mudge, S., Stott, N. S., & Ameratunga, S. (2009). Enabling self-directed computer use for individuals with cerebral palsy: A systematic review of available assistive devices and technologies. In 2009 AFRM / NIRR / NZRA Rehabilitation Conference. Queenstown.

  • Mudge, S., & Stott, N. S. (2008). The relationship of clinical measures of walking to usual walking performance in individuals following stroke. In 5th World Congress for NeuroRehabilitation. .

  • Mudge, S., Stott, N. S., & Walt, S. E. (2007). The validity of the StepWatch Activity Monitor as a measure of gait ability in individuals following stroke. In Neurosymposium. .

  • Mudge, S., & Stott, N. S. (2007). Test-retest reliability of the StepWatch Activity Monitor. APA Conference Week. In APA Conference Week. .

  • Mudge, S., & Stott, N. S. (2007). Relationship of clinical measures of walking to step activity monitoring. In APA Conference Week. .

  • Mudge, S. (2006). Outcomes to measure walking after stroke; a review. In New Zealand Society of Physiotherapists conference. .

  • Taylor, D., Mudge, S., Stretton, C. M., & Garrett, N. (2005). The utility of a clinic based 10-metre walk test as a predictor of community walking speed [Abstract]. .

  • Mudge, S., Rochester, L., & Recordon, A. (2002). The effect of treadmill training on balance, trunk control and gait in a hemiplegic subject: a single system design. In New Zealand Society of Physiotherapists Biennial conference. .

  • Stretton, C., & Mudge, S. (2002). Single system design: Theoretical and practical considerations.. In Above the Belt Conference. .

Reports

  • Kayes, N. M., Mudge, S., Cull, A., Stavric, V., Kersten, P., & McPherson, K. M. (2011). The living well for disabled people project – Final report.

  • Mudge, S., McPherson, K., & Kayes, N. (2010). The Living Well Project: Literature Review Report. Wellington: Health Research Council of New Zealand.

Theses

  • Mudge, S. (2009). Walking Performance following Stroke: Measurement and Training. (University of Auckland, Auckland).