» Comparison of Treadmill and Cycle Ergometer Exercise during Cardiac Rehabilitation: A meta-analysis
15/11/19 00:00 from Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
To compare treadmill versus cycling-based exercise in cardiac rehabilitation (CR) on functional capacity (FC) outcomes.

» The effects of deep neck muscle-specific training versus general exercises on deep neck muscle thickness, pain and disability in patients with chronic non-specific neck pain: protocol for a randomized clinical trial (RCT)
14/11/19 00:00 from BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - Latest Articles
Altered thickness, cross-sectional area and activity of deep neck muscles have frequently been reported in patients with chronic non-specific neck pain (CNNP). It is claimed that these muscles do not recover s...

» Erratum: “What is the dose-response relationship between exercise and cardiorespiratory fitness after stroke? A systematic review,” Galloway et al. Phys Ther. 2019,99:821–832
13/11/19 00:00 from Physical Therapy Advance Access
Upon initial publication the Supplementary Material files were corrupted. The files have been replaced and the material is accessible.

» How Do Physical Therapists Approach Management of People With Early Knee Osteoarthritis? A Qualitative Study
13/11/19 00:00 from Physical Therapy Advance Access
Abstract Background Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a leading cause of disability. There is increasing emphasis on initiating treatment earlier in the disease. Physical therapists are central to the management of OA through the delivery of e...

» Chronic uphill and downhill exercise protocols do not lead to sarcomerogenesis in mouse skeletal muscle
06/11/19 14:26 from ScienceDirect Publication: Journal of Biomechanics
Publication date: Available online 5 November 2019 Source: Journal of Biomechanics Author(s): Gustavo Paroschi Morais, Alisson L. da Rocha, Louise M. Neave, Guilherme de A. Lucas, Timothy R. Leonard, Andrea Carvalho, Adelino Sanchez R. d...

» Therapeutic Exercise in the Treatment of Primary Dysmenorrhea: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
28/10/19 00:00 from Physical Therapy Current Issue
Abstract Background Dysmenorrhea is a health problem with a high impact on health and society. Some drugs have been shown to be effective at treating dysmenorrhea. Therapeutic exercise is another option for reducing the symptomatology of...

» Is Excellence in the Cards?
28/10/19 00:00 from Physical Therapy Current Issue
ABSTRACT Thomas G. McPoil, PT, PhD, FAPTA , is Emeritus Professor of Physical Therapy at Regis University, Denver, Colorado, and Emeritus Regents’ Professor of Physical Therapy at Northern Arizona University. He has served as an Adjunct ...

» News From the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research, October 2019
28/10/19 00:00 from Physical Therapy Current Issue

» Parallel Play or Collaborative Interdependence?
28/10/19 00:00 from Physical Therapy Current Issue
In 2019, we celebrate not only the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, but the graduation of the first cohort of physical therapist assistants (PTAs) from the College of St Catherine in Minnesota and Miami Dade College in Flo...

» Randomized Controlled Trial of the Lateral Push-Off Skater Exercise for High-Intensity Interval Training vs Conventional Treadmill Training
25/09/19 00:00 from Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
To examine the therapeutic effects of the lateral push-off skater exercise vs conventional treadmill training on health-related quality of life, cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), and balance.

» Exercise Interventions for Preventing and Treating Low Bone Mass in the Forearm: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
26/08/19 00:00 from Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
To examine the effectiveness of exercises for improving forearm bone mass.

» Added Value of Gluteus Medius and Quadratus Lumborum Dry Needling in Improving Knee Pain and Function in Female Athletes With Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: A Randomized Clinical Trial
26/08/19 00:00 from Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
To compare the effects of exercise therapy alone and exercise therapy plus gluteus medius (GM) and quadratus lumbarum (QL) dry needling on pain and function in female athletes with patellofemoral pain (PFP).

» Exercise Programs Delivered According to Guidelines Improve Mobility in People With Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
08/08/19 00:00 from Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
To determine if prescribing a combined aerobic and resistance training exercise program in accordance with American Stroke Association physical activity guidelines improves mobility and physical activity levels of people after stroke.

» Comparison of Rest to Aerobic Exercise and Placebo-like Treatment of Acute Sport-Related Concussion in Male and Female Adolescents
01/08/19 00:00 from Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
To compare a sample of adolescents with sport-related concussion (SRC) who were prescribed rest with 2 arms of a randomized controlled trial comparing aerobic exercise with placebo-like stretching. We also compared sex differences across...

» Associations Between Adherence to the Physical Activity and Exercise Program Applied in the LAST Study and Functional Recovery After Stroke
30/07/19 00:00 from Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
To investigate the associations between participants’ adherence to a physical activity and exercise program after stroke and functional recovery 18 months after inclusion.

» Is Virtual Reality Effective in Orthopedic Rehabilitation? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
25/07/19 00:00 from Physical Therapy Current Issue
Abstract Background Virtual reality (VR) is an interactive technology that allows customized treatment and may help in delivering effective person-centered rehabilitation. Purpose The purpose of this review was to systematically review a...

» Variation in Preoperative and Postoperative Physical Therapist Management of Patients Opting for Elective Abdominal Surgery
25/07/19 00:00 from Physical Therapy Current Issue
Abstract Background Evidence about the role of physical therapy in perioperative care pathways to improve postoperative outcomes is growing. However, it is unclear whether research findings have been translated into daily practice. Objec...

» The Balance Intensity Scales for Therapists and Exercisers Measure Balance Exercise Intensity in Older Adults: Initial Validation Using Rasch Analysis
16/07/19 00:00 from Physical Therapy Current Issue
Abstract Background The Balance Intensity Scales (BIS) have been developed to measure the intensity of balance exercise in older adults. Objective The objective was to determine whether the BIS for therapists (BIS-T) and for exercisers (...

» Aerobic and Resistance Exercise Improves Shoulder Function in Women Who Are Overweight or Obese and Have Breast Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial
16/07/19 00:00 from Physical Therapy Current Issue
Abtract Background Adverse upper limb musculoskeletal effects occur after surgical procedures and radiotherapy for breast cancer and can interfere with activities of daily living. Objective The objective of this study was to examine the ...

» What Is the Effect of Health Coaching Delivered by Physical Therapists? A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials
16/07/19 00:00 from Physical Therapy Current Issue
Abstract Background Health coaching has emerged as an intervention for improving health behaviors. Given the recent increased integration of health coaching into physical therapist practice, there has been a subsequent rise in research e...

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