Rebecca Lewthwaite, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Research
Rebecca Lewthwaite
Phone:

(562) 401-6145

Email:

Website:

www.myprofile.com

Mailing Address:

1540 Alcazar St., CHP 155, Los Angeles, CA 90089-9006

Current Research:

Professional Interests
Evidence-based practice; psychological/behavioral science in physical therapy; motivation and learning; self-efficacy.
Education
  • PhD Kinesiology, University of California, Los Angeles
  • MS Kinesiology, University of California, Los Angeles
  • BS Kinesiology, University of California, Los Angeles
Selected Publications
  • Winstein CJ, Rose DK, Tan SM, Lewthwaite R, Chui HC, Azen SP. A randomized controlled comparison of upper extremity rehabilitation strategies in acute stroke: immediate and longer-term outcomes. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 85:620-628, 2004
  • Lewthwaite R & Orozco JR. Initiatives to advance evidence-based practice in physical therapy: Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center and the University of Southern California. Proceedings of the Conference on Evidence-based Healthcare Practice: General Principles and Focused Applications to Geriatric Physical Therapy (R. Wong, Ed.), Marymount University, Arlington, VA, 2002.
  • Roach K, Gandy J, Deusinger SS, Clark S, Gramet P, Gresham B, Hagler P, Lewthwaite R, May BJ, Rainey Y, Sanders B, & Strube MJ. [Task Force for the Development of Student Clinical Performance Instruments] The development and testing of APTA Clinical Performance Instruments. Physical Therapy, 82: 329-353, 2002.
  • Winstein C J, Pohl PS, & Lewthwaite R . Effects of physical guidance and knowledge of results on motor learning: Support for the Guidance Hypothesis. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 65:316-323,1994.
  • Lewthwaite R. Motivational considerations in physical activity involvement. Physical Therapy, 70:808-819, 1990.