Physiotherapy - Research Publications
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People With Stroke Who Fail an Obstacle Crossing Task Have a Higher Incidence of Falls and Utilize Different Gait Patterns Compared With People Who Pass the Task
(AMER PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSOC, 2013-03-27)
Background. Obstacle crossing is impaired in people following stroke. It is not known whether people with stroke who fail an obstacle crossing task have more falls or whether the gait adjustments used to cross an obstacle ...
Effects of a Multifactorial Falls Prevention Program for People With Stroke Returning Home After Rehabilitation: A Randomized Controlled Trial
(W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC, 2012-09-27)
Batchelor FA, Hill KD, Mackintosh SF, Said CM, Whitehead CH. Effects of a multifactorial falls prevention program for people with stroke returning home after rehabilitation: a randomized controlled trial. Arch Phys Med ...
Understanding diagnosis and management of dementia and guideline implementation in general practice: a qualitative study using the theoretical domains framework
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2014)
Background: Dementia is a growing problem, causing substantial burden for patients, their families, and society. General practitioners (GPs) play an important role in diagnosing and managing dementia; however, there are ...
People with stroke who fail an obstacle crossing task have a higher incidence of falls and utilise different gait patterns compared with people who pass the task
(American Physical Therapy Association, 2013)
Background: Obstacle crossing is impaired following stroke. It is not known whether people with stroke who fail an obstacle crossing task have more falls, or whether the gait adjustments used to cross an obstacle differ ...
Whole-body vibration dosage alters leg blood flow
(WILEY-BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, INC, 2009-01-01)
The effect of whole-body vibration dosage on leg blood flow was investigated. Nine healthy young adult males completed a set of 14 random vibration and non-vibration exercise bouts whilst squatting on a Galileo 900 plate. ...
Exercise intervention to improve exercise capacity and health related quality of life for patients with Non-small cell lung cancer: A systematic review
(ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 2011-05-01)
CONTEXT: The role of exercise intervention for patients with Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has not been systematically reviewed to date. OBJECTIVE: To identify, evaluate and synthesize the evidence examining (1) the ...
OARSI recommended performance-based tests to assess physical function in people diagnosed with hip or knee osteoarthritis
(ELSEVIER SCI LTD, 2013-08-01)
OBJECTIVES: To recommend a consensus-derived set of performance-based tests of physical function for use in people diagnosed with hip or knee osteoarthritis (OA) or following joint replacement. METHODS: An international, ...
Accuracy of Two Motor Assessments during the First Year of Life in Preterm Infants for Predicting Motor Outcome at Preschool Age
(PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2015-05-13)
AIM: The primary aim of this study was to investigate the accuracy of the Alberta Infant Motor Scale (AIMS) and Neuro-Sensory Motor Developmental Assessment (NSMDA) over the first year of life for predicting motor impairment ...
Identification of gait domains and key gait variables following hip fracture
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2015-11-18)
BACKGROUND: Restoration of gait is an important goal of rehabilitation after hip fracture. Numerous spatial and temporal gait variables have been reported in the literature, but beyond gait speed, there is little agreement ...