Therapists at the Bobath Centre participate in research so please find abstracts and links of their publications below:  Some full text articles are also available and some publications about the Bobath concept.

The Effect of an Intensive Block of Bobath Therapy on Speech Breathing in a Child with Cerebral Palsy (a pilot study)

Crisp, L MRCSLT & Stanley, M MCSP

European Academy of Childhood Disability, November 2013 - Poster presentation

Available as a pdf

Do parents of children with cerebral palsy express different concerns in relation to their child’s type of cerebral palsy, age and level of disability?

Knox V

Physiotherapy 2008, 94(1) 56-62

Abstract, also available as a pdf

Using the Measure of Processes of Care to assess a Paediatric Therapy Service

Knox V & Menzies M.

British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2005, 68(3):110-116

Available as a pdf

Training observational skills necessary for the identification of babies with cerebral palsy.

Knox V

Community Practitioner. 2004, 77(11): 417-421

Available as a pdf

The use of lycra garments in children with cerebral palsy: a report of a descriptive clinical trial.

Knox V

British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2003, 66(2) 71-77

Available as a pdf

Evaluation of the functional effects of a block of Bobath Therapy in children with cerebral palsy: a preliminary study.

Knox V & A Lloyd-Evans

Developmental and Child Neurology, 2002, 44:447-460


A full text of the article pre publication (without final amendments) is available as a pdf

Evaluation of the Sitting Assessment for Children with Neuromotor Disability as a measurement tool in cerebral palsy: case study.

Knox V

Physiotherapy, 2002, 88(9)534-541

Available as a pdf

A clinical review of the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory

Knox V & Y Usen

British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2000, 63(1) 29-32

Available as a pdf

Does abnormal branching of inputs to motor neurones explain abnormal muscle cocontraction in cerebral palsy?

Gibbs J, et al.

Dev Med Child Neurol. 1999 Jul;41(7):465-72.

PMID: 10454230; UI: 99382033.


Cutaneomuscular reflex responses recorded from the lower limb in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy.

Gibbs J, et al.

Dev Med Child Neurol. 1999 Jul;41(7):456-64.

PMID: 10454229; UI: 99382032.


A neurophysiological study of mirror movements in adults and children.

Mayston MJ, et al.

Ann Neurol. 1999 May;45(5):583-94.

PMID: 10319880; UI: 99251598.


Electrical and mechanical output of the knee muscles during isometric and isokinetic activity in stroke and healthy adults.

Davies JM, et al.

Disabil Rehabil. 1996 Feb;18(2):83-90.

PMID: 8869510; UI: 97023150.


Patterns of central motor reorganization in hemiplegic cerebral palsy.

Carr LJ, et al.

Brain. 1993 Oct;116 (Pt 5):1223-47.

PMID: 8221056; UI: 94036081.


Plasticity of central motor pathways in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy.

Farmer SF, et al.

Neurology. 1991 Sep;41(9):1505-10.

PMID: 1891104; UI: 91367338.