Biography

BSc.(Hons) Curr. Occ., MSc. (Disability Management), PhD Occupational Therapy
Senior Lecturer Occupational Therapy

Research Interests

Occupational Therapy
Ageing
Chronic Pain
Vocational Rehabilitation
Qualitative research

Professional Activities

Association

  • 2008 Regular Member, International Association for the Study of Pain
  • 2006 , Occuaption UK & Ireland
  • 2004 Regular member, Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland

Employment

  • 2004 University of Limerick - Junior lecturer
  • 2003 St. Vincents University Hospital - Senior Occupational Therapist
  • 2001 St. Vincents University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin. - Basic Grade Occupational Therapist
  • 2000 St. Camillus Hospital, Limerick. - Basic Grade Occupational Therapist

Peer Reviewed Journals

2017

The Bluebird's: World War 1 Soldiers' Experiences of Occupational Therapy

Pettigrew, J., Robinson, K., Moloney, S., (2017) The Bluebird's: World War 1 Soldiers' Experiences of Occupational Therapy. American Journal Of Occupational Therapy

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2016

Using historical documentary methods to explore the history of occupational therapy

Dunne, Brid, Pettigrew, Judith, Robinson, Katie (2016) Using historical documentary methods to explore the history of occupational therapy. British Journal Of Occupational Therapy :376-384

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2016

Treating more than just the back in Chronic Low Back Pain: The physiotherapists' perspective after intensive biopsychosocial training

Synnott, A., O'Keeffe, M., Bunzli, S., Dankaerts, W., O'Sullivan, P., Robinson, K. and O'Sullivan, K. (2016) Treating more than just the back in Chronic Low Back Pain: The physiotherapists' perspective after intensive biopsychosocial training. Journal Of Physiotherapy

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2015

Medical fitness to drive and mental health: Are you aware of the guidelines?

Buckley, S., Robinson, K., Stapleton, T., (2015) Medical fitness to drive and mental health: Are you aware of the guidelines?. The Irish Journal Of Occupational Therapy :35-41

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2013

Constructing the experience of chronic pain through discourse

Robinson, K,Kennedy, N,Harmon, D (2013) Constructing the experience of chronic pain through discourse. Scandinavian Journal Of Occupational Therapy :93-100

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2012

Happiness: A Review of Evidence Relevant to Occupational Science, Journal of Occupational Science

Robinson, K., Kennedy, N., Harmon, D. (2012) Happiness: A Review of Evidence Relevant to Occupational Science, Journal of Occupational Science. Journal Of Occupational Science :150-164

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2012

The Flow Experiences of People With Chronic Pain

Robinson, K,Kennedy, N,Harmon, D (2012) The Flow Experiences of People With Chronic Pain. Otjr-Occupation Participation And Health :1-9

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2011

Is occupational therapy adequatley meeting the needs of people with chronic pain

Robinson K, Kennedy N and Harmon D (2011) Is occupational therapy adequatley meeting the needs of people with chronic pain . American Journal Of Occupational Therapy :106-113

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2011

Review of occupational therapy for people with chronic pain

Robinson K, Kennedy N and Harmon D (2011) Review of occupational therapy for people with chronic pain . Australian Occupational Therapy Journal :74-81

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2010

Pilot study of participating in a fatigue management programme for clients with multiple sclerosis

Twomey, F; Robinson, K (2010) Pilot study of participating in a fatigue management programme for clients with multiple sclerosis. Disability And Rehabilitation :791-800

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2009

Perceptions, attitudes, self-reported skills and knowledge of evidence based practice: a survey of Irish Occupational Therapists

Murphy, M., Robinson, K., (2009) Perceptions, attitudes, self-reported skills and knowledge of evidence based practice: a survey of Irish Occupational Therapists. Irish Journal Of Occupational Therapy

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2008

Analysis of a Fatigue Management Programme for People with Multiple Sclerosis using the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure as an Outcome Measure

Ward, M; Robinson, K (2008) Analysis of a Fatigue Management Programme for People with Multiple Sclerosis using the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure as an Outcome Measure. Irish Journal Of Occupational Therapy :4-11

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2008

Analysis of the impact of a fatigue management programme for people with multiple sclerosis on self reported quality of life and self reported fatigue levels.

Kelly, G., Robinson, K. (2008) Analysis of the impact of a fatigue management programme for people with multiple sclerosis on self reported quality of life and self reported fatigue levels.. Irish Journal Of Occupational Therapy :12-20

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2007

The guiding nature of the kawa (river) model in Ireland: Creating both opportunities and challenges for occupational therapists

Carmody S., Nolan R., Ni Chonchuir N., Curry M., Halligan C., Robinson K. (2007) The guiding nature of the kawa (river) model in Ireland: Creating both opportunities and challenges for occupational therapists. Occupational Therapy International :221-236

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Books

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Book Chapters

2017

The contribution of the Social Sciences to Occupational Therapy

Pettigrew, J. Robinson, K. (2017) The contribution of the Social Sciences to Occupational Therapy. Edinburgh : Elsevier Occupational therapy for people experiencing illness, injury or impairment: Promoting occupation and participation (7th ed.).

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Edited Books

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Other Journals

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Conference Publications

2012

World Institute of Pain Conference

Kelley, V., Brennan, B., Corcoran, O., Irudayaraj, B., Kearney, S.A., Lyons, E., Magee, L., Robinson, K., Vine, S., (2012) World Institute of Pain Conference.

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2010

World Federation of Occupational Therapists Congress, XV Congress, 4-7 May, Chile

Gallagher, M.B., Harb, A., Pettigrew, J., Robinson, K., Warren, A., McKay, E., Buckley, S., Cahill, M (2010) World Federation of Occupational Therapists Congress, XV Congress, 4-7 May, Chile.

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2008

International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) World Congress.

Robinson, K. Kennedy, N. Harmon, D. (2008) International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) World Congress..

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2008

European Congress of Occupational Therapy (Council of Occupational Therapists for the European Countries)

Iwama, M., Higman, P., Haen Lim, K., Renton, L., Robinson, K. (2008) European Congress of Occupational Therapy (Council of Occupational Therapists for the European Countries).

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2008

European Congress of Occupational Therapy (Council of Occupational Therapists for the European Countries),

Robinson, K. Kennedy, N. (2008) European Congress of Occupational Therapy (Council of Occupational Therapists for the European Countries),.

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2008

Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland, Annual Conference

Robinson, K., Kennedy, N., (2008) Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland, Annual Conference.

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2007

Society for the study of occupation: USA annual conference.

Kirby, L., & Robinson, K., (2007) Society for the study of occupation: USA annual conference..

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2007

Society for the Study of Occupation: USA annual conference.

Robinson, K., Kennedy, N., (2007) Society for the Study of Occupation: USA annual conference..

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2007

Occupation UK and Ireland, Occupational Science Symposium.

Robinson, K., Kennedy, N., (2007) Occupation UK and Ireland, Occupational Science Symposium..

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1999

College of Occupational Therapists Annual Conference 2005

Robinson, K. (1999) College of Occupational Therapists Annual Conference 2005. :*-*

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1999

Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland, Annual Conference 2005.

Robinson, K. (1999) Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland, Annual Conference 2005.. :*-*

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1999

Occupation UK and Ireland, Occupational science Symposium 2006.

Boardman, G., & Robinson, K. (1999) Occupation UK and Ireland, Occupational science Symposium 2006.. :*-*

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1999

14th International Congress of World Federation of Occupational Therapists.

Robinson, K. (1999) 14th International Congress of World Federation of Occupational Therapists.. :*-*

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1999

College of Occupational Therapists Annual Conference, 2006

Robinson, K., & Fouhy, R. (1999) College of Occupational Therapists Annual Conference, 2006. :*-*

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1999

Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland, Annual Conference,2006. .

Robinson, K, & Fouhy, R. (1999) Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland, Annual Conference,2006. .. :*-*

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Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland, Annual Conference, Stillorgan, Dublin, 2006.

Robinson, K, Kelly, G., Twomey, F., Ward, M. () Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland, Annual Conference, Stillorgan, Dublin, 2006.. :*-*

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Conference Contributions

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Published Reports

2013

Vocational Rehabilitation for Clients with Chronic Pain and Musculoskeletal Disorders in Ireland: A Handbook for Occupational Therapists

Brennan, B., Corcoran, O., Irudayaraj, B., Kearney, S.A., Kelley, V., Lyons, E., Magee, L., Robinson, K., and Vine, S. (2013) Vocational Rehabilitation for Clients with Chronic Pain and Musculoskeletal Disorders in Ireland: A Handbook for Occupational Therapists. Dublin : Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland

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Editorials

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Book Reviews

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Other Publications

2006

Occupational Therapy an essential ingredient in dementia services',

Mc Kay, E.A, Robinson, K. & Warren, A. (2006) Occupational Therapy an essential ingredient in dementia services', . British Medical Journal

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2003

The Discourses used by a sample of people with hand injuries in constructing their expeirence of hand injury

Robinson, K (2003) The Discourses used by a sample of people with hand injuries in constructing their expeirence of hand injury. University College Dublin

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