Ashleigh Thornton

Dr, BSc PhD W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M561), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 110 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
20122020
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Research Output 2012 2019

  • 110 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 18 Article
  • 1 Abstract/Meeting Abstract
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis
2019
2 Citations (Scopus)

Botulinum toxin and surgical intervention in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy: who, when and why do we treat?

Valentine, J., Davidson, S. A., Bear, N., Blair, E., Ward, R., Thornton, A., Stannage, K., Watson, L., Forbes, D. & Elliott, C., 15 Aug 2019, In : Disability and Rehabilitation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Botulinum Toxins
Cerebral Palsy
Medical Audit
Western Australia
Therapeutics
Pediatrics
Humulus
Administrative Personnel
Education
Light

Normative data of muscle fiber diameter of vastus lateralis during childhood: a field test

Valentine, J., Dyke, J., Ward, R., Thornton, A., Blair, E., Stannage, K., Elliott, C. & Fabian, V., May 2019, In : MUSCLE & NERVE. 59, 5, p. 590-593 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
Motor Skills Disorders
Self Concept
Exercise
Parents
Muscle Strength
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)
Counseling
Alcohols
Exercise
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Therapeutics
1 Citation (Scopus)
Video Games
Interpersonal Relations
Assessment Tools
Social Interaction
Purchasing

Reliability and Validity of the adapted Resistance Training Skills Battery for Children

Furzer, B., Bebich-Philip, M., Wright, K., Reid, S. & Thornton, A., Aug 2018, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 21, 8, p. 822-827 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resistance Training
Reproducibility of Results
Muscle Strength
Statistical Factor Analysis
Psychometrics
2017
9 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing motor proficiency in young adults: The Bruininks Oseretsky Test-2 short form and McCarron assessment of neuromuscular development

McIntyre, F., Parker, H., Thornton, A., Licari, M. K., Piek, J., Rigoli, D. & Hands, B., Jun 2017, In : Human Movement Science. 53, p. 55-62 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Exercise in the Treatment of Youth Substance Use Disorders: Review and Recommendations

More, A., Jackson, B., Dimmock, J., Thornton, A., Colthart, A. & Furzer, B., 17 Oct 2017, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 8, OCT, 12 p., 1839.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Substance-Related Disorders
Exercise
Insurance Benefits
Therapeutics
Mental Health
3 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)

Re-thinking anxiety: Using inoculation messages to reduce and reinterpret public speaking fears

Jackson, B., Compton, J., Thornton, A. L. & Dimmock, J. A., 1 Jan 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 1, e0169972.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
public speaking
anxiety
fearfulness
Fear
Anxiety
2016
5 Citations (Scopus)

Adaptation of the resistance training skills battery for use in children across the motor proficiency spectrum

Bebich-Philip, M. D., Thornton, A. L., Reid, S. L., Wright, K. E. & Furzer, B. J., 2016, In : Pediatric Exercise Science. 28, 3, p. 473-480 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resistance Training
Reproducibility of Results
160 Downloads (Pure)

Construct validity evidence for a measure of peer athletic reputation (PAthR) in high school physical education

Howle, T. C., Whipp, P. R., Gairns, F., Thornton, A. L., Rebar, A. L. & Jackson, B., May 2016, In : Psychology of Sport and Exercise. 24, p. 9-17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Physical Education and Training
Sports
Mental Competency
Motivation
Anxiety
2 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a kinect software tool to classify movements during active video gaming

Rosenberg, M., Thornton, A. L., Lay, B. S., Ward, B., Nathan, D., Hunt, D. & Braham, R., 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 7, p. 1-14 14 p., e0159356.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Video Games
Software
Sensors
jumping
Licensure
1 Citation (Scopus)
Mental Processes
Information Storage and Retrieval
Technology
9 Citations (Scopus)

The relationship between motor proficiency and mental health outcomes in young adults: A test of the Environmental Stress Hypothesis

Rigoli, D., Kane, R. T. T., Mancini, V., Thornton, A., Licari, M. K., Hands, B., McIntyre, F. & Piek, J., 2016, In : Human Movement Science. p. 16-23 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise Test
Social Support
Young Adult
Mental Health
Anxiety
2015
27 Citations (Scopus)

Cortical functioning in children with developmental coordination disorder: a motor overflow study

Licari, M., Billington, J., Reid, S., Wann, J. P., Elliott, C., Winsor, A. M., Robins, E., Thornton, A., Jones, R. & Bynevelt, M., 2015, In : Experimental Brain Research. 233, 6, p. 1703-1710

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motor Skills Disorders
Hand
Fingers
Prefrontal Cortex
Somatosensory Cortex
2014
11 Citations (Scopus)

Does movement proficiency impact on exergaming performance?

Reynolds, J., Thornton, A., Lay, B., Braham, R. & Rosenberg, M., 2014, In : Human Movement Science. 34, 1, p. 1-11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aptitude
Reward
Sports
Technology
Equipment and Supplies
2012
886 Downloads (Pure)
File
Motor Skills Disorders
Population
Postural Balance
Dyskinesias
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity