Dr. Debbie Rand

ריפוי בעיסוק סגל אקדמי בכיר
Dr. Debbie Rand
Phone: 03-6406551
Office: Health Professions, 318

Positions

Senior Lecturer, Department of Occupational Therapy, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Sackler Faculty of Medicine

Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy

 

Biography

Education

1989-1992 B.O.T., Department of Occupational Therapy, Tel Aviv University, Israel
1995-1998 School of Occupational Therapy, Hebrew University, Israel
2002-2007 M.Sc., Ph.D., Department of Occupational Therapy, Haifa University, Israel
2008-2010 Post-Doctoral studies, Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

 

Publications

Doron, N. Rand, D. (2019). Is Unilateral Spatial Neglect Associated With Motor Recovery of the Affected Upper Extremity Poststroke? A Systematic Review. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, https://doi.org/10.1177/1545968319832606

Yacoby A, Zeilig G, Weingarden H, Weiss R, Rand D. (2019). Feasibility, adherence and satisfaction of video-games versus traditional self-training of the upper extremity in chronic stroke; a pilot randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 37(1); 1-14.

Givon-Shaham N, Sternberg S, Rand D. (2018). Executive functioning of older adults correlates with performance of touchscreen app-based Puzzles. Games for Health Journal, 7, 271-276.

Rand D. (2018). Mobility, balance and balance confidence – correlations with daily living of individuals with and without mild proprioception deficits post-stroke. NeuroRehabilitation, 43, 219-226.

Givon-Shaham N, Zeilig G, Weingarden H, Rand D. (2018). Game analysis and clinical use of the Xbox-Kinect for stroke Rehabilitation. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, July 9, DOI: 10.1097/MRR.0000000000000302.

Lipskaya-Velikovsky L, Zeilig G, Weingarden H, Rozental-Iluz C, Rand D. (2018). Executive functioning and daily living of individuals with chronic stroke: Measurement and Implications. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 41(2):122-127.

Rand D. (2018). Proprioception deficits in chronic stroke - upper extremity function and daily living. PlOS ONE, 13(3):e0195043.

Zisberg A, Agmon M, Gur-Yaish N, Rand D, Hayat Y, Gil E and the WALK-FOR team (2018). No one size fits all—the development of a theory-driven intervention to increase in-hospital mobility: the “WALK-FOR” study. BMC Geriatrics, 13;18(1):91, 2018

Rand D, Ben-Chaim KL, Malka R, Portnoy S. (2018). Development of Internet-based Tasks for the Executive Function Performance Test. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 72(2):7202205060p1-7202205060p7.

Rand D, Givon N, Averch Bar M. (2018). A video-game group intervention; experiences and perceptions of adults with chronic stroke and their therapists. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 85(2):158-168.

Rand D, Weingarden H, Weiss R, Yacoby A, Reif S, Malka R, Shiller DA, Zeilig G.  (2017). Self-training to improve UE function at the chronic stage post-stroke: a pilot randomized controlled trial. Disability and Rehabilitation, 39, 15, 1541-1548.

Levin C, Gur-Yaish N, Agmon M‏, Gil E, Rand D, King B, Zisberg A. (2017). Development and psychometric testing of a measure of older adult patients' attitudes towards mobility during hospitalization (ATM-H) Geriatric Nursing. Geriatric Nursing 38(2):119-123

Agmon M, Zisberg A, Gil E, Rand D, Gur-Yaish N, Azriel M. (2017). Association Between 900 Steps a Day and Functional Decline in Older Hospitalized Patients JAMA Internal Medicine, 1;177(2):272-274. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.7266.

Portnoy S, Reif S, Mendelboim T, Rand D. (2017). Postural control of individuals with chronic stroke compared to healthy participants: TUG, FRT and center of pressure movement. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 53, 685-693.

Kizony R, Zeilig G, Dudkiewicz I, Schejter-Margalit T, Rand D. (2016). Tablet Apps and Dexterity: Comparison Between 3 Age Groups and Proof of Concept for Stroke Rehabilitation. Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy, 40(1):31-9.

Rozental-Iluz C, Zeilig G, Weingarden H, Rand D. (2016). Improving executive function deficits by playing interactive video-games; a secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial for individuals with chronic stroke. European Journal of Physical Rehabilitation and Medicine 52(4):508-15

Kizony R, Zeilig G, Dudkiewicz I, Schejter-Margalit T, Rand D. (2016). Tablet Apps and Dexterity: Comparison Between 3 Age Groups and Proof of Concept for Stroke Rehabilitation. Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy, 40(1):31-9.

Givon N, Zeilig G, Weingarden H, Rand D. (2016) Video-games used in a group setting is feasible and effective to improve indicators of physical activity in individuals with chronic stroke: A randomized controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation 30(4):383-92.

Rand D, Zeilig G, Kizony R. (2015). Rehab-let: touchscreen tablet for self-training impaired dexterity post stroke: study protocol for a pilot randomized controlled trial. Trials. Jun 18;16:277. doi: 10.1186/s13063-015-0796-9.

Frost Y, Weingarden H, Zeilig G, Nota A, Rand D. (2015). Self-care self-efficacy correlates with independence in basic activities of daily living in individuals with chronic stroke. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases 24(7):1649-55.

Ratzon, N.Z., Friedman, S.,  Zamir, S., Amit, Y., Rand, D. (2015).  Functional capacity evaluation; does it change the determination of the degree of work disability? Disability and Health Journal, 8, 80-85.

Rand D & Eng JJ (2015). Predicting daily-use of the affected upper extremity one year poststroke. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases 24,274-283.

Givon, N., & Rand D (2014). Group therapy using video games for individuals with chronic stroke. Israeli Journal of Occupational Therapy, 23, H94-H104.

Rand, D., Givon, N., Weingarden, H., Nota, A., Zeilig G. (2014). Eliciting upper extremity purposeful movements using video-games: a comparison with traditional therapy for stroke rehabilitation. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 28, 733–739.

Erez, N., Weiss, P.L., Kizony, R., Rand, D. (2013). Comparing performance within a virtual supermarket of children with traumatic brain injury to typically developing children: a pilot study. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 33,  218-227.

Neil, A., Ens, S., Pelletier, R., Jarus, T., Rand D. (2012). Eliciting upper extremity movement by playing video games - Nintendo Wii vs. Sony PlayStation EyeToy: implications for stroke rehabilitation. The European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 48, 1-9.

Tang, A., Eng, J.J., Rand, D. (2012). Relationship between perceived and measured changes in walking after stroke. Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy, 36, 1-7.

Kam, N., Struzik, J., Jarus, T., & Rand D. (2012). Is the Nintendo Wii Suitable for Stroke Rehabilitation? A Pilot Feasibility and Usability Study. The Israeli Journal of Occupational Therapy, 21, E3-E25.

Rand, D., & Eng J.J. (2012). Disparity between functional recovery and daily use of the upper and lower extremities during subacute stroke rehabilitation. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 26, 76-84.

Rand, D., Miller W.C. Yiu, J., Eng J.J. (2011). Interventions for addressing low balance confidence in older adults; a systematic review and meta-analysis. Age and Aging, 40, 297–306.

Rand, D., Eng, J. (2010). Arm-Hand Usage in Healthy Older Adults. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 64,  877-885. 

Rand, D., Eng, J., Tang, P., Hung, C., & Jeng, J. (2010). Participation in physical activity and its contribution to the health-related quality of life of ambulatory individuals with chronic stroke. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 8, 80.

Rand, D., Eng, J., Liu-Ambrose T., Tawashy, A. (2010). Feasibility of a 6-month exercise and recreation program to improve executive functioning and memory of individuals with chronic stroke. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 24, 722 – 772. 

Weiss, P.L, Sveistrup, H., Rand, D., & Kizony R. (2009). Video capture virtual reality: A decade of rehabilitation assessment and intervention. Phys Ther Rev, 14, 307-321.

Rand, D., Weiss, P.L., & Katz, N. (2009). Training Multitasking in a Virtual Supermarket: A Novel Intervention After Stroke. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 63, 535–542.

Rand, D., Katz, N., Weiss, P.L. (2009). Intervention using the VMall for improving motor and functional ability of the upper extremity in post stroke participants. European journal of physical and rehabilitation medicine, 45, 113-21.

Rand, D., Eng, J., Tang, F., Jeng, J., Hung, C. (2009). How active are people with stroke? Use of accelerometers to assess physical activity. Stroke, 40, 163-168.

Rand, D. Kizony, R., & Weiss, P.L. (2008). The Sony PlayStation II EyeToy: Low-cost virtual reality for use in rehabilitation. Journal of Neurological Physical Therapy, 32, 155-163.

Rand, D., Basha-Abu Rukan, S., Weiss, P.L., & Katz, N. (2008). Validation of the VMall as an assessment tool for executive functions. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 5, 1-20.

Kizony R., Josman, N.,  Katz, N., Rand, D., & Weiss, P.L. (2008). Virtual reality and the rehabilitation of executive functions: Annotated bibliography. The Israeli Journal of Occupational Therapy, 17, E47-E61.

Pinchkevsky, O., Ben-Shabat, M., Shameli, M., & Rand, D. (2007). The differences in hand functioning of two age groups in a healthy Israeli population. The Israeli Journal of Occupational Therapy, 16, H23 – H29.

Rand, D., Katz, N.,  & Weiss, P.L. (2007). Evaluation of Virtual shopping in the VMall: Comparison of post-stroke participants to healthy control groups. Disability and Rehabilitation, 29, 1710 – 1719.

Kizony R., Weiss, P.L., Shahar, M., & Rand, D. (2006). TheraGame – a Home Based VR rehabilitation System. International Journal on Disability and Human Development, 5, 265-269.

Feintuch, U., Raz, L., Hwang, J., Josman, N., Katz, N., Kizony, R., Rand, D., Rizzo, A.A., Shahar, M., Yongseok, J., & Weiss, P.L. (2006). Integrating haptic-tactile feedback into a video-capture-based virtual environment for rehabilitation. Cyberpsychology and Behavior, 9, 129-132.

Rand, D., Katz, N., Shahar, M., Kizony, R.,  Weiss, P.L. (2005). The virtual mall: A functional virtual environment for stroke rehabilitation. Annual Review of Cybertherapy and Telemedicine: A decade of VR, 3,193-198.

Brown-Robin, H., Rand, D., Kizony, R., Weiss, P.L. (2005). Effect of movement constraint within virtual environments. The Israeli Journal of Occupational Therapy, 14, E43-E57.

Weiss, P.L., Rand, D., Katz, N., & Kizony, R. (2005). Video capture virtual reality as a flexible and effective rehabilitation tool. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 1, 1-12.

Rand, D., Kizony, R., Feintuch, U., Katz, N., Josman, N., Rizzo, A.A., Weiss, P.L. (2005).  Comparison of two VR platforms for rehabilitation: Video capture versus HMD. Presence, Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 14, 147-160.

Rand, D., Gottlieb, D., & Weiss, P.L. (2001). Recovery of patients with a combined motor and proprioception deficit during the first six weeks of post-acute rehabilitation. Physical and Occupational Therapy in geriatrics, 18, 69-87.

Ittah, E., Rand, D., & Gottlieb, D. (2000). A follow up of the affected upper extremity of stroke patients discharged from rehabilitation using a wheeled walker. Physical and Occupational Therapy in geriatrics, 18, 39-49.

Rand, D., Weiss, P.L., Gottlieb, D. (1999). Does proprioceptive loss influence recovery of the upper extremity after stroke? Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 13, 15-21.

Kizony, R., Rand, D., Merrill, N., Yaron-Muskatal, A., Mizrahi, A., Kuzy, S., & Shenkar, O. (1998). Standards of The Neurobehavioral Cognitive Status Examination (COGNISTAT) in Israel, according to age groups.  The Israeli Journal for Occupational Therapy, 2, H65 – H80.

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