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 describe outcomes of non-surgical treatment for symptomatic thumb carpometacarpal (CMC-1) instability. Secondary, to evaluate the conversion rate to surgical treatment.
Author: Robbert M. Wouters, Harm P. Slijper, Lisa Esteban Lopez, Steven E.R. Hovius, Ruud W. Selles, Hand-Wrist Study Group
Identify the relationships of behavioral factors with unintentional injuries among participants with traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI).
Author: Yue Cao, Nicole DiPiro, Chao Li, Jon Roesler, James S. Krause
To systematically review the evidence evaluating validity or reliability of self-reported and device-based instruments to measure PA in individuals who use a wheelchair and making recommendations for the selection of PA outcomes tools .
Author: Kristel Lankhorst, Michiel Oerbekke, Rita van den Berg-Emons, Tim Takken, Janke de Groot
To explore patient experiences using wearable devices during a post-acute recovery period.
Author: Mindi Manes, Jessie Brumfield, Debbie Reber
To test the hypothesis that patients experiencing a traumatic injury with workers’ compensation claims report less improvement in pain and functional recovery after acute rehabilitation.
Author: Eric Villanueva, Daniela Iliescu, Monis Syed, Tyler Woodworth, Jake Dovgan, Sarah Aurit, Karl Sandin
Test the feasibility of a repetition-based overground wheelchair propulsion training program based on Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs).
Author: Pin-Wei Chen, Kerri Morgan
To evaluate the impact of post-concussive symptom domain (physical, cognitive, emotional, sleep) on school attendance.
Author: Ghazala Saleem, Beth Slomine, Stacy Suskauer
Successful rehabilitation research on exercise and physical activity (PA) interventions depends on effectively recruiting and retaining participants. This meta-analysis and meta-regression examined dropout and recruitment efficiency (RE) in exercise and PA studies in the breast cancer (BC) population.
Author: Jeffrey Hoover, Aqeel Alenazi, Caio Vinicius Messias Sarmento, Shaima Alothman, Mohammed Alshehri, Abdalghani Yahya, Jason Rucker, Bader Alqahtani, Patricia Kluding
The Comparative Effectiveness of Inpatient Rehabilitation Interventions for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI-CER) project used causal inference methods as an alternative to randomized controlled trials to evaluate rehabilitation practices. The TBI practice-based evidence dataset afforded the opportunity to compare the outcomes of different rehabilitation approaches while controlling for a large set of potential confounders using propensity score methods (PSMs). PSMs rely on 4 assumptions: positivity, exchangeability, consistency, and correct specification of the propensity score model.
Author: Erinn M. Hade, Jennifer Bogner, John D. Corrigan, Susan D. Horn, Juan Peng
The aims of this study were to: further examine the content validity of the Multiple Errands Test (MET)-Home for adults with acquired brain injury (ABI), establish the inter-rater reliability and examine known groups validity.
Author: Deirdre Dawson, Mikaela Morton, Jessica Wilcox, Shlomit Rotenberg, Suzanne Burns, Ranya Ghatas, Faith Gallant, Alexandra Leonardelli

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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