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The Graded Redefined Assessment of Strength, Sensibility and Prehension
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Publications

1. Kalsi-Ryan S, Curt A, Verrier MC, Fehlings MG. Development of the Graded Redefined Assessment of Strength, Sensibility and Prehension (GRASSP); Reviewing Measurement Specific to the Upper Limb in Tetraplegia. Journal of Neurosurgery Spine, 2012 Sep; 17(1):89-93. PMID: 22985372

 

2. Steeves J, Lammertse D, Kramer J, Kleitman N, Kalsi-Ryan S, Jones L, Curt A, Blight A, Anderson K. Outcome Measures for Acute/Sub-acute Cervical Sensorimotor Complete (AIS-A) Spinal Cord Injury during a Phase 2 Clinical Trial. Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil, 2012 Winter; 18(1): 1-14 [Epub 2012 Jan 31]. PMID: 23239927

 

3. Kalsi-Ryan S, Beaton D, Curt A, Duff S, Popovic MR, Rudhe C, Fehlings MG, Verrier MC. The Graded Redefined Assessment of Strength Sensibility and Prehension (GRASSP) Reliability and Validity. J Neurotrauma. 2012 Mar 20; 29(5):905-14. Pub 2011 Aug 12. PMID: 21568688

 

4. Kalsi-Ryan S, Curt A, Fehlings, MG and Verrier MC. Assessment of the Hand in Tetraplegia Using the Graded Redefined Assessment of Strength Sensibility and Prehension (GRASSP): Impairment versus Function. Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil (2009); 14(4):34-46.

 

5. Rudhe C, van Hedel H. Upper Extremity Function in Persons with Tetraplegia: Relationships Between Strength, Capacity and the Spinal Cord Independence Measure. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2009;23(5):413-21.

 

Invited Presentations/Workshops

1. GRASSP: Sensitivity and Responsiveness of a Novel Measure for Upper Limb Impairment and Function for the SCI population. Tator-Turnbull Lectureship, Toronto Canada, November 30, 2011

 

2. Novel Outcome Measures to Assess Hand and Upper Extremity Function in Traumatic and Non‐traumatic Cervical Spinal Cord Injury. Keith Lectureship, Toronto Canada, June 10, 2012

 

3. Steeves J, Lammertse D, Kramer, Kalsi-Ryan S, Jones L, Blight A, Anderson K. Outcome Measures for Acute/Sub-acute Cervical Sensorimotor Complete (AIS-A) Spinal Cord Injury during a Phase 2 Clinical. Workshop: ASIA/ISCoS Conference, June 2011. Washington DC, USA

 

4. Kalsi-Ryan S, Kapadia N, Holmes J, Verrier M. Upper Limb Sensorimotor and Functional Assessment for Individuals with Tetraplegia - Graded Redefined Strength, Sensibility and Prehension (GRASSP). Workshop: National SCI Conference, October 2010. Niagara Falls, Canada

 

5. Sylvie Nadeau, Robert Forget, Dany Gagnon, and Sukhvinder Kalsi-Ryan. Sensory-motor assessment of individuals with spinal cord injury. Workshop: National SCI Conference, November 2008. Toronto, Canada

 

Peer-Reviewed Abstracts

1. Kalsi-Ryan S, Velstra IM, Beaton D, Bolliger M, Curt A, Popovic M, Rietman JS, Verrier MC, Fehlings MG. Responsiveness and Sensitivity of a Clinical Impairment Measure Specific for Traumatic Tetraplegia: An International Multi-Centre Assessment of the GRASSP Version 1.0. JSCM, October 2012; Poster Presentation at National SCI Meeting, Toronto Canada, October 2012

 

2. Kalsi-Ryan S, Velstra IM, Beaton D, Bolliger M, Curt A, Popovic M, Rietman JS, Verrier MC, Fehlings MG. Responsiveness and Sensitivity of a Clinical Impairment Measure Specific for Traumatic Tetraplegia: An International Multi-Centre Assessment of the GRASSP Version 1.0. Spinal Cord, September 2012; Podium Presentation at International Spinal Cord Society, London England, September 2012

 

3. Kalsi-Ryan S, Beaton D, Curt A, Duff S, Popovic M, Rudhe C, Fehlings MG, Verrier MC. Graded Redefined Assessment of Sensibility Strength and Prehension (GRASSP): Psychometric Development of an Upper Limb Impairment Measure for Individuals with Traumatic Tetraplegia. Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil, June 2011; Podium presentation at ASIA/ISCoS Conference, Washington DC, June 2011

 

4. Velstra I, Bolliger M, Kalsi-Ryan S, Fehlings MG, Curt A. The European GRASSP Responsiveness Study: Advanced Insights in the Recovery of Patients with Cervical SCI. Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil, June 2011; Podium presentation at ASIA/ISCoS Conference, Washington DC, June 2011

 

5. Kalsi-Ryan S, Duff S, Rudhe C, Curt A, Fehlings MG, Verrier MC. Reliability and Validity of the Graded and Redefined Assessment of Sensibility Strength and Prehension (GRASSP). 2008. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine Vol. 31; Podium presentation at Annual American Spinal Injury Association Meeting, San Diego, June 2008

 

6. Kalsi-Ryan S, Duff S, Rudhe C, Wuermser L, Curt A, Fehlings MG, Verrier MC. The GRASSP Protocol: The Value of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Research Networks to the Development of Outcome Measures. 2007. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine Vol. 30(2): pp168; Poster presentation at Annual American Spinal Injury Association Meeting, Tampa FL, June 2007

 

7. Kalsi-Ryan S, Beaton D, McIlroy W, Fehlings M, Verrier M. Quantification of Multi-Modality Sensation of the Hand in Cervical Spinal Cord Injury. 2006. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine Vol. 29(3):pp311; Poster presentation at Annual American Spinal Injury Association Meeting, Boston MA, June 2006

 

Non Peer-Reviewed Abstracts

1. Kalsi-Ryan S, Velstra IM, Beaton D, Bolliger M, Curt A, Popovic M, Rietman JS, Verrier MC, Fehlings MG. Responsiveness and Sensitivity of a Clinical Impairment Measure Specific for Traumatic Tetraplegia: An International Multi-Centre Assessment of the GRASSP Version 1.0; Poster Presentation at Cervical Spine Research Society, Chicago USA, December 2012

 

2. Kalsi-Ryan S, Beaton D, Curt A, Duff S, Popovic MR, Rudhe C, Fehlings MG, Verrier MC. Graded Redefined Assessment of Sensibility Strength and Prehension (GRASSP): Psychometric Development of an Upper Limb Impairment Measure for Individuals with Traumatic Tetraplegia; Poster Presentation at National SCI Conference, October 2010. Niagara Falls, Canada

 

3. Kalsi-Ryan S, Duff S, Rudhe C, Curt A, Fehlings MG, Verrier MC. Poster Presentation 1:. A Reliable and Valid Measurement Approach for Hand Impairment In Tetraplegia: The Graded and Redefined Assessment of Sensibility Strength and Prehension (GRASSP). Poster Presentation at National SCI Conference, November 2008. Toronto, Canada

 

4. Kalsi-Ryan S, Duff S, Rudhe C, Wuermser L, Curt A, Fehlings MG, Verrier MC. The Graded and Redefined Assessment of Sensibility Strength and Prehension (GRASSP Protocol): Development and Validation of a Hand Function Measure for the Tetraplegic Population; Podium Presentation at International Meeting of Upper Limb Management in Tetaplegia, Philadelphia PA, Sept 2007

 

Acknowledgement

When acknowledging the GRASSP in work, please acknowledge by citing the following manuscript, Kalsi-Ryan S, Beaton D, Curt A, Duff S, Popovic MR, Rudhe C, Fehlings MG, Verrier MC. The Graded Redefined Assessment of Strength Sensibility and Prehension (GRASSP) Reliability and Validity. J Neurotrauma. 2012 Mar 20; 29(5):905-14. Pub 2011 Aug 12. PMID: 21568688.

The GRASSP can also be acknowledged by referencing the website.

 

 

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