Some books available in the library

  • Cardiovascular / respiratory physiotherapy
  • Cash textbook of general and medical and surgical conditions for physiotherapists
  •  Musculoskeletal physiotherapy: clinical science and evidence based practice
  •  Physiotherapy for burns and plastic reconstruction of  the hand
  • Physiotherapy for children
  • Physiotherapy in  orthopaedics : a problem solving approach
  • Physiotherapy in respiratory care: an evidence based approach
  • Practical evidence based physiotherapy
  • Recent advances in physiotherapy
  • Tidy’s Physiotherapy

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Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Full-text not available)

Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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To compare the oxygen costs of mobility tasks between individuals with progressive MS using walking aids and matched controls and to determine whether oxygen cost predicted fatigue.
Author: Augustine J. Devasahayam, Liam P. Kelly, Elizabeth M. Wallack, Michelle Ploughman
To investigate if shorter immobilization is non-inferior to longer immobilization after Weilby procedure for thumb carpometacarpal osteoarthritis.
Author: Jonathan Tsehaie, Robbert M. Wouters, Reinier Feitz, Harm P. Slijper, Steven Hovius, Ruud W. Selles, Hand-Wrist Study Group
To determine changes in balance and gait following a task-specific, performance-based training protocol for overground locomotor training (OLT) in individuals with motor-incomplete spinal cord injury (iSCI).
Author: Brian T. Neville, Donal Murray, Kerry B. Rosen, Caitlin A. Bryson, John P. Collins, Andrew A. Guccione
To describe different domains of participation such as productive, leisure and social activities and describe socio-demographic and spinal cord injury (SCI)-related characteristics that are associated with participation in these domains in a large sample of community-dwelling individuals with SCI in Switzerland.
Author: Mirja H. Gross-Hemmi, Marcel W.M. Post, Stefanie Bienert, Jonviea D. Chamberlain, Kerstin Hug, Xavier Jordan, Anke Scheel-Sailer, Annette Weiss, Martin W. Brinkhof, SwiSCI Study Group
To propose an artificial intelligence (AI)-based decision-making rule in modified Ashworth scale (MAS) that draws maximum agreement from multiple human raters and to analyze how various biomechanical parameters affect scores in MAS.
Author: Jeong-Ho Park, Yushin Kim, Kwang-Jae Lee, Yong-Soon Yoon, Si Hyun Kang, Heesang Kim, Hyung-Soon Park
To evaluate the efficacy of an in-home 12-week PT intervention that utilized a virtual reality (VR) gaming system to improve balance in individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Author: Candace Tefertiller, Kaitlin Hays, Audrey Natale, Denise O’Dell, Jessica Ketchum, Mitch Sevigny, C.B. Eagye, Angela Philippus, Cynthia Harrison-Felix
This study systematically reviews previous work on the effects of whole body vibration exercise (WBVE) on pain associated with chronic musculoskeletal disorders.

Author: Yulin Dong, Wang Wu, Jiejiao Zheng, Su Chen, Jun Qiao, Xueqiang Wang
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is frequently seen as a work-related disorder. Few studies have examined the treatment of CTS by insurance coverage, and none have used a large, population-based data set. This study examined the extent to which the use of CTS tests/treatments varied for those on worker’s compensation (WCI) versus private insurance and Medicaid, controlling for patient and provider characteristics.
Author: Nancy A. Baker, Haley Feller, Janet Freburger
To investigate the efficacy of real instrument training in VR environment for improving upper-extremity and cognitive function after stroke.
Author: Young-Bin Oh, Gi-Wook Kim, Kap-Soo Han, Yu Hui Won, Sung-Hee Park, Jeong-Hwan Seo, Myoung-Hwan Ko
To summarize and systematically review the efficacy and safety of high frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (HF-rTMS) for depression in stroke patients.
Author: Chaomeng Liu, Meizi Wang, Xia Liang, Jinyan Xue, Guiqing Zhang

British Journal of Sports Medicine ( Full Text available for some articles)

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Cariopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal (Full-text available via NHS Athens)

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International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation (Full-text available via NHS Athens)

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New zealand Journal of Physiotherapy (Full-text available via NHS Athens)

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Physical Therapy (Full-text available via NHS Athens)

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Physiotherapy Theory and Practice (Full-text available via NHS Athens after 18 months)

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