Hanif Farhan Mohd Rasdi

Hanif Farhan Mohd Rasdi
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia | ukm · Center for Rehabilitation and Special Needs

PhD MHSc BOT (Hons)

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Introduction
Dr. Hanif Farhan Mohd Rasdi currently works at the Occupational Therapy Program, Center of Rehabilitation and Special Needs, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Dr. Hanif does research in Psychometrics, Quantitative Social Research and Allied Health Sciences. Their current project is 'Structural Equation Modelling in Heath Sciences & Rehabilitation'. This includes psychometric testing of questionnaires and performance tests using Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA).
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September 2008 - present
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Position
  • Senior Lecturer

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Publications (25)
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Proficient hand dexterity (HD) may help students with learning disabilities (LDs) perform various hand tasks efficiently. Video modelling (VM) is a strategy that uses a model to improve desired skills. However, the limited study focuses on VM to improve HD among students with LDs. Therefore, this study explores VM implementation in the learning and...
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A pre-driving assessment usually involves standardised and non-standardised tests to examine the skills for safe driving of people with disabilities. However, it is still unknown to what extent the pre-driving assessments are being practised among occupational therapists in Malaysia. Therefore, this study aims to investigate the association of chal...
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This scoping review explores the implementation of video modeling (VM) by occupational therapists during the intervention process for children and adolescents with special needs. Four primary electronic databases were used to conduct the scoping review: PubMed, Scopus, CINAHL, and Proquest (Nursing and Allied Health). Research methodologies by Arks...
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Introduction Employment programmes for people with mental illness vary widely in range, but nonetheless all share the same objectives of restoring or initiating vocational roles to promote recovery in psychosocial rehabilitation. The current interventions available usually focus on the specific vocational outcomes of the intervention rather than fo...
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The Community Integration Questionnaire-Revised (CIQ-R) is a self-report standardized instrument designed to assess an individual’s degree of community integration. The aim of this study was to translate, validate and conduct a reliability test of the CIQ-R Malay version. The development involved the three phases of translation, content validation...
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The aim of this study was to describe the employment experiences of persons with learning disabilities (LDs) in developing countries, such as Malaysia. Factors associated with respondents’ employment were also determined. A cross-sectional survey was conducted among young adults with LD who left the special education programs in secondary schools i...
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Introduction The presence of either frailty or cognitive impairment have been determined as precursors of falls among older adults. However, the association between falls and cognitive frailty has yet to be established. Objective To investigate the association between falls and cognitive frailty among community dwelling older adults. Methods A to...
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(1) Background: The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) is a useful tool for the assessment of subjective sleep quality in non-clinical and clinical settings. This study aimed to determine sleep quality in a general Malaysian adult population using a validated Malay version of the Pittsburgh sleep quality index (PSQI-M); (2) Methods: The original...
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Aim: There is limited information about the association between frailty, cognitive status and functional fitness in older adults living in institutions. We aimed to determine the prevalence of frailty and its association with cognitive status and functional fitness among pre-frail and frail Malaysian older adults residing in institutions on the we...
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The purpose of this study was to measure the reliability and validity of the perception and motivation towards local food questionnaire among tourists in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The scope of this study consists of local tourists and foreign tourists visiting Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. This study using a quantitative approach and questionnaires has been di...
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Employment for schizophrenia is seen as important part of psychosocial rehabilitation where the issue had raised concerns associated with lack of appropriate general social competence and social skills necessary in the workplace. The study aimed to generate discussion on work-transitional package consisting of training module and assessment to supp...
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This study aimed to investigate the knowledge and attitudes toward communication disorders and speech-language pathology among the general public in Malaysia. A self-developed questionnaire consisting of items related to knowledge and attitudes about communication disorders and speech-language pathology was distributed via Google form and a paper-p...
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Introduction: Limitations in motor performances among children with specific learning disabilities (SLD) can lead to impaired functional skills. Thus, this study aimed to determine the level of motor performances and functional mobility, and the influence of motor performances on the functional mobility in children with SLD. Methods: A cross-sec...
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Lifting is one of the leading cause of chronic low back pain in workers especially those dealing with manual material handling and is included as one of the main test components in the Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE). However, to date, there is no study investigating the test-retest reliability of the FCE. Therefore, this study aimed to invest...
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Objective: This study aimed to translate the Threshold Assessment Grid (TAG) into Malay language and to conduct a pilot study among psychiatric patients. Methods: This study was divided into three stages: Stage 1: Translation and adaptation of the original version of Threshold Assessment Grid (TAG) into the Malay language, Stage 2: Validation of th...
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b>Background : Carrying is one of the most frequently performed activities of daily living, particularly in industrial settings. However, as the carrying activity involves a direct exposure to several biomechanical mechanisms that can potentially affect the musculoskeletal function of the lower back, a prolonged use of the activity may lead to low...
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The aim of this review was to systematically explore the underlying musculoskeletal biomechanical mechanisms of carrying and to describe its potential relationship with low back pain. Methods: This literature review was carried out using AMED, CINAHL, Compendex and MEDLINE electronic databases. Articles published from 2004 to 2012 were selected for...
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Objective: The aim of this study was to define mental health status of palm plantation farmers in Muar, Johor, Malaysia. Materials and methods: 47 male farmers volunteered to join this study from three rural districts in southern Malaysia. Anthropometric measurements, demographic data including smoking habits and the short form of the Depression...
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Introduction Dry needling is one of the therapies employed in pain medicine to reduce pain. However, no clear understanding exists as to whether there are differences in pain tolerance levels and sympathetic responses among individuals who have a fear of needles when compared to those who do not fear needling during dry needling treatment. Aim The...

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The general aim is to share interest towards the use of the Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) in any health sciences & rehabilitation research. If you are planning to conduct a survey and further analyzing the survey data using SEM, feel free to discuss about future collaborations.