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Dr Melissa Licari

Lecturer
Motor Control and Development

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Motor Control and Development
The University of Western Australia (M408)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 7282
Fax
+61 8 6488 1039
Email
melissa.licari@uwa.edu.au

Lecturer
Human Sciences, School of

Contact details
Address
School of Human Sciences
The University of Western Australia (M408)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 7282
Fax
+61 8 6488 1039
Email
melissa.licari@uwa.edu.au

MiniGym/Unigym
UWA Paediatric Exercise Programs

Contact details
Address
UWA Paediatric Exercise Programs
The University of Western Australia (M408)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 7282
Fax
+61 8 6488 1039
Email
melissa.licari@uwa.edu.au
Qualifications
BSc PhD W.Aust.
Publications
Licari, M.K., Billington, J., Reid, S.L., Wann, J.P., Elliott, C.M., Winsor, A.M., Robins, E., Thronton, A., Jones, R., Bynevelt, M. 2015, Cortical functioning in children with developmental coordination disorder : A motor overflow study. Experimental Brain Research.

Reid, S.L., Pitcher, C.A., Williams, S.A., Licari, M.K., Valentine, J.P., Shipman, P.J., Elliott, C.M. 2015, 'Does muscle size matter? the relationship between muscle size and strength in children with cerebral palsy', Disability and Rehabilitation, 37, 7, pp. 579-584.

Chia, L., Licari, M.K., Guelfi, K.J., Reid, S.L. 2014, 'Investigation of treadmill and overground running: Implications for the measurement of oxygen cost in children with developmental coordination disorder', Gait and Posture, 40, 3, pp. 464-470.

Reid, S.L., Pitcher, C.A., Williams, S.A., Licari, M.K., Valentine, J.P., Shipman, P.J., Elliott, C.M. 2014, 'Does muscle size matter? The relationship between muscle size and strength in children with cerebral palsy', DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION, on-line, pp. on-line.

Chia, L.C., Licari, M.K., Guelfi, K.J., Reid, S.L. 2013, 'A comparison of running kinematics and kinetics in children with and without developmental coordination disorder', Gait and Posture, 38, 2, pp. 264-269.

Chia, L.C., Reid, S.L., Licari, M.K., Guelfi, K.J. 2013, 'A comparison of the oxygen cost and physiological responses to running in children with and without Developmental Coordination Disorder', Research in Developmental Disabilities, 34, 7, pp. 2098-2106.


Crisp, N.A., Fournier, P.A., Licari, M.K., Braham, R., Guelfi, K.J. 2012, 'Adding sprints to continuous exercise at the intensity that maximises fat oxidation: Implications for acute energy balance and enjoyment', METABOLISM-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL, 61, pp. 1280-1288.

Piek, J.P., Hands, B., Licari, M.K. 2012, 'Assessment of Motor Functioning in the Preschool Period', NEUROPSYCHOLOGY REVIEW, 18 July 2012, pp. 12pp.

Sekaran, S.N., Reid, S.L., Chin, A.W., Ndiaye, S., Licari, M.K. 2012, 'Catch! Movement kinematics of two-handed catching in boys with Developmental Coordination Disorder', GAIT & POSTURE, 36, pp. 27-32.

Pitcher, C.A., Elliott, C.M., Williams, S.A., Licari, M.K., Kuenzel, A., Shipman, P.J., Valentine, J.P., Reid, S.L. 2012, 'CHILDHOOD MUSCLE MORPHOLOGY AND STRENGTH: ALTERATIONS OVER SIX MONTHS OF GROWTH', MUSCLE & NERVE, 46, pp. 360–366.

Crisp, N.A., Fournier, P.A., Licari, M.K., Braham, R., Guelfi, K.J. 2012, 'Optimising sprint interval exercise to maximise energy expenditure and enjoyment in overweight boys', Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 37, pp. 1222-1231.

Chia, L.C., Licari, M.K., Guelfi, K.J., Reid, S.L. 2012, 'A comparison of running kinematics and kinetics in children with and without developmental coordination disorder', Gait and Posture, 36, pp. 6pp.

Crisp, N.A., Guelfi, K.J., Licari, M.K., Braham, R.A., Fournier, P.A. 2012, 'Does exercise duration affect Fatmax in overweight boys?', EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY, 11 November 2011, pp. 8 pages.

Oh, S., Licari, M.K., Lay, B.S., Blanksby, B.A. 2011, 'Effects of Teaching Methods on Swimming Skill Acquisition in Children With Developmental Coordination Disorder', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF AQUATIC RESEARCH AND EDUCATION, 5, pp. 432-448.

Crisp, N.A., Guelfi, K.J., Braham, R.A., Licari, M.K. 2011, 'Substrate oxidation in overweight boys at rest, during exercise and acute post-exercise recovery', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OBESITY, 6, pp. e615–e621.

CHIA, L.C.E., GUELFI, K.J., LICARI, M.K. 2010, 'A comparison of the oxygen cost of locomotion in children with and without developmental coordination disorder', Developmental medicine and child neurology, 52, 3, pp. 251-255.

Licari, M.K., Larkin, J.D. 2008, 'Increased associated movements: Influence of attention deficits and movement difficulties', Human Movement Science, 27, pp. 310-324.

Licari, M., Larkin, D., Miyahara, M. 2006, 'The influence of developmental coordination disorder and attention deficits on associated movements in children', Human Movement Science, 25, pp. 90-99.
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