Phone: 905-525-9140 ext: 27805
Office: IAHS Rm. 433
Professor DeMatteo graduated from University of Toronto in Physio and Occupational Therapy. She completed her MSc at McMaster University in Design, Measurement and Evaluation. Carol has been with the School of Rehabilitation Science since 1989 where she is a Professor. She is also scientist with CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research. Areas of clinical practice and research include pediatric rehabilitation and neurotrama in children specifically acquired brain injury/concussion and obstetrical brachial plexus injury.
Prof. DeMatteo’s areas of research include pediatric rehabilitation and neurotrama in children specifically acquired brain injury/concussion and obstetrical brachial plexus injury.
Prof. DeMatteo is not currently accepting graduate students.
Sharma V, DeMatteo C, Himanshu A. Physical rehabilitation in minor traumatic injury or concussion. IJNT. 2017. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1597941.
Ledoux A, Barrowman N, Boutis K, Davis A, Reid S, Sangha G, … DeMatteo C, et al. (in press) Multicentre, randomized clinical trial of Pediatric Concussion Assessment of Rest and Exertion (PedCARE): A study to determine when to resume physical activities following concussion in children. Br J Sports Med.
Stazyk K, DeMatteo C, Moll S, Missiuna C. Depression in youth recovering from concussion: correlates and predictors. Brain Inj. 2017;31(5):631-8.
Jeong Y, Law M, Stratford P, DeMatteo C, Missiuna C. Measuring participation of children and environmental factors at home, school, and in community: construct validation of the Korean PEM-CY. Phys Occup Ther Pediatr. 2017;7:1-13.
Petrelli T, Farrokhyar F, McGrath P, Sulowski C, Sobhi G, DeMatteo C, et al. The use of ibuprofen and acetaminophen for acute headache in the postconcussive youth: A pilot study. Pediatr Child Health. 2017;22(1):2-6.
Dona O, Noseworthy MD, DeMatteo C, Connolly JF. Fractal analysis of brain blood oxygenation level dependant (BOLD) signals for children with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). PLoS One. 2017;12(1):e0169647.
Zemek RL, Grool AM, Rodriguez Duque D, DeMatteo C, Rothman L, Benchimol EI, et al. Annual and seasonal trends in ambulatory visits for pediatric concussion in Ontario between 2003 and 2013. J Pediatr. 2017;181:222-8.e2.
Novak Z, Aglipay M, Barrowman N, Yeates K, Beauchamp MH, Gravel J, ... DeMatteo C, et al, for the PERC 5P Concussion Team. Association of persistent postconcussion symptoms with pediatric quality of life. JAMA Pediatr. 2016;170(12):e162900..
Jeong Y, Law M, Stratford P, DeMatteo C, Kim H. Cross-cultural validation and psychometric evaluation of the Participation and Environment Measure for Children and Youth in Korea. Disabil Rehabil. 2016;38(22):2217-28.
Jeong Y, Law M, DeMatteo C, Stratford P, Kim H. Knowledge translation from research to clinical practice: measuring participation of children with disabilities. Occup Ther Health Care. 2016;30(4):323-43.
Jeong Y, Law M, Stratford P, DeMatteo C, Kim H. The role of occupational therapists in the contexts of a natural disaster: a scoping review. Disabil Rehabil. 2016;38(16):1620-31.
Zemek R, Barrowman N, Freedman SB, Gravel J, Gagnon I, McGahern C, … DeMatteo C, et al. Clinical risk score for persistent postconcussion symptoms among children with acute concussion in the ED. JAMA. 2016;315(10):1014-25.