» Which is the best-suited landmark to assess the thoracic orientation?
21/02/20 13:36 from ScienceDirect Publication: Journal of Biomechanics
Publication date: Available online 26 November 2019 Source: Journal of Biomechanics Author(s): Thomas Zander, Fumin Pan, Hendrik Schmidt Abstract Several skin surface-based techniques exist to non-invasively determine the spinal kinemati...

» The Therapeutic Effects of Exercise Training on Elderly Patients with Dementia: A Randomized Controlled Trial
18/02/20 00:00 from Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
To investigate whether strength or aerobic training can offer significantly more benefits with regards to the activities of daily living of elderly patients with dementia, as well as to determine the effects of exercise on cognition, dep...

» The Effect of Exercise on Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment and Applications for Physical Therapy: Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials
17/02/20 00:00 from Physical Therapy Advance Access
Abstract Background Cancer-related cognitive impairment (CRCI), often called “chemo-brain” or “chemo-fog,” is a common side effect among adults with cancer, which can persist well after treatment completion. Accumulating evidence demonst...

» News From the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research, February 2020
07/02/20 00:00 from Physical Therapy Current Issue

» Hip abductor muscle weakness and slowed turning motion in people with knee osteoarthritis
02/02/20 19:06 from ScienceDirect Publication: Journal of Biomechanics
Publication date: Available online 24 January 2020 Source: Journal of Biomechanics Author(s): Hirotaka Iijima, Ayanori Yorozu, Yusuke Suzuki, Ryo Eguchi, Tomoki Aoyama, Masaki Takahashi Abstract Laser range sensor-based timed up and go (...

» Chronic Pain Self-management Support With Pain Science Education and Exercise (COMMENCE) for People With Chronic Pain and Multiple Comorbidities: A Randomized Controlled Trial
28/01/20 00:00 from Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
To investigate the effectiveness of chronic pain self-management support with pain science education and exercise (COMMENCE) on improving function, pain interference, work status, pain intensity, fatigue, psychological factors associated...

» Open access physical therapy journals: do predatory journals publish lower quality Randomized Controlled Trials?
27/01/20 00:00 from Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
To compare the quality of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) published in predatory and non-predatory journals in the field of physical therapy.

» Sensitivity analysis of muscle properties and impact parameters on head injury risk in American football
23/01/20 12:25 from ScienceDirect Publication: Journal of Biomechanics
Publication date: Available online 3 January 2020 Source: Journal of Biomechanics Author(s): Jonathan D. Mortensen, Anita N. Vasavada, Andrew S. Merryweather Abstract Head injuries frequently occur in American football and other contact ...

» Association Between Exercise Capacity and Health-Related Quality of Life During and After Cardiac Rehabilitation in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients: A Substudy of the OPTICARE Randomized Controlled Trial
02/01/20 00:00 from Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
To examine the strength of the association between exercise capacity and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) during and after cardiac rehabilitation (CR) in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) who completed CR.

» Effect of Low Back Pain Chronicity on Patient Outcomes Treated in Outpatient Physical Therapy: A Retrospective Observational Study
21/12/19 00:00 from Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
To examine the potential relationship between physical therapy (PT) treatment outcomes and chronicity of low back pain (LBP) in the outpatient setting.

» Evaluating the Uptake and Acceptability of Standardized Postoperative Rehabilitation Guidelines Using an Online Knowledge Translation Approach
21/11/19 00:00 from Physical Therapy Current Issue
Abstract Background Providing physical therapists with evidence-based and consensus-derived guidelines to manage postoperative shoulder patients is essential; these guidelines should be readily available and provide clinically applicable...

» 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.

» How Do Physical Therapists Approach Management of People With Early Knee Osteoarthritis? A Qualitative Study
13/11/19 00:00 from Physical Therapy Current Issue
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...

» Factors Influencing the Delivery of Intensive Rehabilitation in Stroke: Patient Perceptions Versus Rehabilitation Therapist Perceptions
11/11/19 00:00 from Physical Therapy Current Issue
Abstract Background Despite increasing evidence regarding the benefit of intensive task-specific practice and aerobic exercise in stroke rehabilitation, implementation remains difficult. The factors influencing implementation have been e...

» Short-Term Effect of Kinesiotaping on Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain and Disability: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
07/11/19 00:00 from Physical Therapy Current Issue
Abstract Background Low back pain (LBP) is a very common and disabling disorder in modern society. The intervention strategies for LBP include drug therapy, surgery, and physical interventions. Recently, kinesiotaping, as a simple and no...

» Helping People With Parkinson Disease Build Exercise Self-Efficacy
30/10/19 00:00 from Physical Therapy Current Issue

» Effects of Student Physical Therapists on Clinical Instructor Productivity Across Settings in an Academic Medical Center
09/10/19 00:00 from Physical Therapy Current Issue
Abstract Background Clinical education is an integral component of physical therapy education. Both benefits and barriers exist in clinical education, but 1 commonly stated barrier includes the perception that students have a negative im...

» The Intersection of Movement and Clinical Reasoning: Embodying “Body as a Teacher” to Advance the Profession and Practice
09/10/19 00:00 from Physical Therapy Current Issue
``Transforming society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience” 1 moves well beyond the previous vision statement of the American Physical Therapy Association and addresses the fundamental matter of the professional identi...

» 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.

» People who identify as LGBTIQ+ can experience assumptions, discomfort, some discrimination, and a lack of knowledge while attending physiotherapy: a survey
15/03/19 00:00 from Journal of Physiotherapy
What are the experiences of people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer or related identities (LGBTIQ+) and attend physiotherapy? How could those experiences of physiotherapy be improved?

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