Growth of physiotherapy research funding in Australia
Rehabilitative ultrasound imaging is a valid measure of trunk muscle size and activation during most isometric sub-maximal contractions
Aerobic exercise improves lung function in children with intellectual disability
Quality of recalled dyspnoea is different from exercise-induced dyspnoea
People who undergo revision arthroplasty report more limitations but no decrease in physical activity compared with primary total hip arthroplasty
Duration of anaesthesia, type of surgery, respiratory co-morbidity, predicted VO2max and smoking predict postoperative pulmonary complications after upper abdominal surgery
Diabetes predicts decreased quality of life among community-dwelling seniors undertaking progressive resistance exercise
Non-invasive weaning from ventilation reduces mortality, ventilator-associated pneumonia, and length of stay in intubated adults
Combined pain self-management and antidepressant therapy are effective in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain with depression
Long-term use of a splint at night reduces pain and disability in people with osteoarthritis at the base of the thumb
Interruption of sedation for early rehabilitation improves outcomes in ventilated, critically ill adults
The Assessment of Quality of Life (AQoL)
Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC)
Rehabilitation for low back pain
Physical activity and public health
When should an intervention be provided?
Clinical importance of an intervention must reside with the patient
Did authors draw the right conclusion?
The conclusion was drawn from the data
Is progressive resistance exercise ineffective in increasing muscle strength in young people with cerebral palsy?
Is there sufficient evidence?
Results present a challenge for clinicians and researchers
Balance exercises in arthritis need to be targeted to the individual
A simple home-based exercise program is required for people with mild to moderate knee osteoarthritis
Practical research governance 101
Complex decongestive physiotherapy for pretibial myxoedema