School:School of Allied Health
Areas of Expertise: Physiotherapy
Dr Leica S Claydon Mueller is a physiotherapist interested in many areas including the management of pain and promotion of physical activity in various health conditions.
Dr Leica is a senior lecturer in physiotherapy at ARU. She is currently supervising 13 PhD/MD/Prof Doc students and has seen postgraduate research students to completion.
Leica mostly publishes in the fields of pain, musculoskeletal conditions, neurological conditions and education. More recently she has been involved with developing the MSc (pre-registration) Physiotherapy and MSc (pre-registration) Occupational Therapy courses.
The BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy courses is a joint partnership with our partner MAHSA University and the degree is face-to-face in Malaysia.
Leica has examined six PhDs and one Prof Doc.
Andronic, O., Claydon-Mueller, L. S., Cubberley, R., Kumar, K. H. S., Kanduja V., 2020. Outcomes of Hip Arthroscopy in Patients with Femoroacetabular Impingement and Concomitant Tönnis Grade II Osteoarthritis or Greater: Protocol for a Systematic Review. International Journal of Surgery Protocols.
Meshe, O. F., Bungay, H., Claydon-Mueller, L. S., 2019. Participants’ experiences of the benefits, barriers, and facilitators of attending a community-based exercise programme for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Health and Social Care in the Community. doi: 10.1111/hsc.12929
Kannan, P., Chapple, C., Miller, D., Claydon-Mueller, L. S., Baxter, G. D., 2019. Exercise improves pain, daily functioning, and quality of life in women with primary dysmenorrhea: a randomised trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials 81(6), pp. 80-86. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2019.05.004
Mehta, P., Claydon-Mueller, L. S., Mani, R., Hendrick, P., Cook, C., Baxter, G. D., 2018. Chronic diabetic neuropathic pain: psychometric properties of pain and physical function outcome measures. Physical Therapy Reviews 23(6), pp. 317-329. doi: 10.1080/10833196.2018.1517072
Nweke, C., Claydon-Mueller, L. S., 2018. What factors contribute to delayed discharge of end of life (EoL) patient’s in hospital who wish to die at home? European Journal of Palliative Care, 25(2), pp. 68-73.
Johnson, M. I., Claydon, L. S., Herbison, G. P., Jones, G., Paley, C. A., 2017. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for fibromyalgia in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 10, CD012172. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012172.pub2
Winser, S., Smith, C., Hale, L. A., Claydon, L. S., Whitney, S. L., Klatt, B., Mottershead, J., Zaydan, I., Heyman, R., 2017. Psychometric properties of a core set of outcome measures of balance for people with cerebellar ataxia secondary to multiple sclerosis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 98(2), pp. 270-276. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.07.023
Nair, R., Nikolopoulos, K. I., Claydon, L. S., 2017. Clinical outcomes in women undergoing laparoscopic hysteropexy: a systematic review. European Journal of Obstetrics Gynaecology and Reproductive Biology, 208, pp. 71-80. doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2016.11.019
Johnson, M. I., Claydon, L. S., Herbison, G. P., Paley, C. A., Jones, G., 2016. Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) for fibromyalgia (protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012172
Meshe, O. F., Claydon, L. S., Bungay, H., Andrew, S., 2015. Physical activity and health status following pulmonary rehabilitation: a mixed methods systematic review. Disability and Rehabilitation, 6, pp. 1-11. PubMed PMID: 27049603. doi: 10.3109/09638288.2016.1161842
Jalil, O., Claydon, L. S., Arulampalam, T., 2015. Review of neoadjuvant chemotherapy alone for locally advanced rectal cancer. Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer, 46(3), pp. 219-236. doi: 10.1007/s12029-015-9739-7
De Gouveia De Sa, M., Claydon, L. S., Whitlow, B., Dolcet Artahona, M. A., 2015. Minimal access versus open sacrocolpopexy in the treatment of prolapse of the apical segment of the vagina: a systematic review and meta-analysis. International Urogynecology Journal. doi: 10.1007/s00192-015-2765-y
De Gouveia De Sa, M., Claydon, L. S., Whitlow, B., Dolcet Artahona, M. A., 2015. Robotic versus laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy in the treatment of prolapse of the apical segment of the vagina: a systematic review and meta-analysis. International Urogynecology Journal. doi: 10.1007/s00192-015-2763-0
Mehta, P., Claydon, L. S., Hendrick, P., Cook, C., Baxter, G. D., 2015. Pain and physical functioning in neuropathic pain: a systematic review of psychometric properties of various outcome measures. Pain Practice. doi: 10.1111/papr.12293
Kannan, P., Chapple, C. M., Miller, D., Claydon, L. S., Baxter, G. D., 2015. Effects of an exercise intervention on menstrual pain and quality of life in women with primary dysmenorrhea: rationale, design, and interventions of a randomized controlled trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2015.03.010
Claydon, L. S., 2015. Scientific Rigour in Quantitative Research. Nursing Standard, 29(47), pp. 43-48.
Period Pain: don’t let it stop you from exercising. The Conversation, 2019.