LSVT BIG References

Data-based articles evaluating the efficacy of the LSVT BIG

Metcalfe, V., Egan, M., Sauvé-Schenk, K. (2019) LSVT BIG in late stroke rehabilitation: A single-case experimental design study. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 86(2):87-94. doi:  10.1177/0008417419832951

Proffitt, R.M., Henderson, W., Scholl, S., Nettleton, M. (2018). Lee Silverman Voice Treatment BIG® for a Person with Stroke. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 72(5), 7205210010p1-7205210010p6. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.028217.

Fishel, S.C., Hotchkiss, M.E., Brown, S.A. (2018). The impact of LSVT BIG therapy on postural control for individuals with Parkinson disease: A case series. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, DOI: 10.1080/09593985.2018.1508260.

McDonnell, M.N., Rischbieth, M., Schammer, T.T., Seaforth, C., Shaw, A.J., Phillps, A.C. (2018). Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) BIG to improve motor function in people with Parkinson’s disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Rehabilitation, 32(5):607-618. doi: 10.1177/0269215517734385.

Walter, K., Pizzichetta, K., Metz, J., DiCarlo, D., Sieban, A., Toscano, M., Atkins, D., Benitez, J., Babyar S. (2017) Improved function and geriatric depression scale profile in outpatients with Parkinson’s disease through the participation in Lee Silverman Voice Therapy BIG® program. Physical Medicine Rehabilitation Research, 2(4): 1-6. doi: 10.15761/PMRR.1000152

Isaacson, S., O’Brien, A., Lazaro, J.D., Ray, A., Fluet, F. (2018). The JFK BIG study: the impact of LSVT BIG® on dual task walking and mobility in persons with Parkinson’s disease. The Journal of Physical Therapy Science, 30: 636–641.

Millage, B., Vesey, E., Finkelstein, M., & Anheluk, M. (2017). Effect on Gait Speed, Balance, Motor Symptom Rating, and Quality of Life in Those with Stage I Parkinson’s Disease Utilizing LSVT BIG®. Rehabilitation Research and Practice, 2017, Article ID 9871070: 1-8.

Ueno, T., Sasaki, M., Nishijima, H., Funamizu, Y., Kon, T., Haga, R., Arai, A., Suzuki, C., Nunomura, J, Baba, M, Tomiyama, M. (2017).  LSVT_BIG Improves UPDRS III Scores at 4 Weeks in Parkinson’s Disease Patients with Wearing Off: A Prospective, Open-Label Study. Parkinson’s Disease, Article ID 8130140: 1-4.  

Ebersbach G, Grust U, Ebersbach A, Wegner B, Gandor F, Kuhn AA. (2014). Amplitude-oriented exercise in Parkinson’s disease: a randomized study comparing LSVT-BIG and a short training protocol. Journal of Neural Transmission, 122(2), 253-6.

Janssens J, Malfroid K, Nyffeler T, Bohlhalter S, Vanbellingen T. (2014).  Application of LSVT BIG intervention to address gait, balance, bed mobility, and dexterity in people with Parkinson disease: a case series. Physical Therapy, 94(7), 1014-23.

Ebersbach G, Ebersbach A, Gandor F, Wegner B, Wissel J, Kupsch A. (2014).  Impact of physical exercise on reaction time in patients with Parkinson’s disease-data from the Berlin BIG Study. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 95(5), 996-9.

Ebersbach, G., Ebersbach, A., Edler, D., Kaufhold, O., Kusch, M., Kupsch, A., & Wissel, J. (2010). Comparing exercise in Parkinson’s disease–the Berlin LSVT® BIG study. Movement Disorders, 25(12), 1902-8.

Farley, B.G., & Koshland, G.F. (2005). Training BIG to move faster: the application of the speedamplitude relation as a rehabilitation strategy for people with Parkinson’s disease. Experimental Brain Research, 167(3), 462-7.