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Non-imaging method: 3D scanning. (2017)
Book Chapter
NJOKU, C.O., STEWART, A.D., HUME, P.A. and KOLOSE, S. 2018. Non-imaging method: 3D scanning. In Hume, P., Kerr, D.A. and Ackland, T.R. (eds.) Best practice protocols for physique assessment in sport. Singapore: Springer [online], chapter 7, pages 71-85. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-5148-1_7

Three-dimensional body scanning is used to determine surface anthropometry characteristics such as body volume, segment lengths and girths. Three-dimensional scanning systems use laser, light or infrared technologies to acquire shape and software to... Read More about Non-imaging method: 3D scanning..

Scottish healthcare students' perceptions of an interprofessional ward simulation: an exploratory descriptive study. (2017)
Journal Article
ROBERTS, F. and GOODHAND, K. 2017. Scottish healthcare students' perceptions of an interprofessional ward simulation: an exploratory descriptive study. Nursing and health sciences [online], 20(1), pages 107-115. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/nhs.12393

The most memorable learning occurs during placement. Simulated inter-professional learning is a logical learning opportunity to help healthcare professionals work beyond their professional silos. In this qualitative study, we investigated the perceiv... Read More about Scottish healthcare students' perceptions of an interprofessional ward simulation: an exploratory descriptive study..

Quantifying the effects of acute hypoxic exposure on exercise performance and capacity: a systematic review and meta-regression. (2017)
Journal Article
DEB, S.K., BROWN, D.R., GOUGH, L.A., MCLELLAN, C.P., SWINTON, P.A., SPARKS, S.A. and MCNAUGHTON, L.R. 2018. Quantifying the effects of acute hypoxic exposure on exercise performance and capacity: a systematic review and meta-regression. European journal of sport science [online], 18(2), pages 243-256. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2017.1410233

The aim of this study was to quantify the effects of acute hypoxic exposure on exercise capacity and performance, which includes continuous and intermittent forms of exercise. A systematic review was conducted with a three-level mixed effects meta-re... Read More about Quantifying the effects of acute hypoxic exposure on exercise performance and capacity: a systematic review and meta-regression..

Accuracy of physical activity recognition from a wrist-worn sensor. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
COOPER, K., SANI, S., CORRIGAN, L., MACDONALD, H., PRENTICE, C., VARETA, R., MASSIE, S. and WIRATUNGA, N. 2017. Accuracy of physical activity recognition from a wrist-worn sensor. Presented at the 2017 Physiotherapy UK conference and trade exhibition: transform lives, maximise independence and empower populations, 10-11 November 2017, Birmingham, UK.

The EU-funded project 'selfBACK' (http://www.selfback.eu) will utilise continuous objective monitoring of physical activity (PA) by a wrist-mounted wearable, combined with self-monitoring of symptoms and case-based reasoning. Together these will prov... Read More about Accuracy of physical activity recognition from a wrist-worn sensor..

The effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation on work participation for adults with musculoskeletal disorders: an umbrella review. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
ALEXANDER, L., COOPER, K. and MITCHELL, D. 2017. The effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation on work participation for adults with musculoskeletal disorders: an umbrella review. Presented at the 2017 Physiotherapy UK conference and trade exhibition: transform lives, maximise independence and empower populations, 10-11 November 2017, Birmingham, UK.

Vocational rehabilitation (VR) has been identified as a solution to address the impact of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) in working age adults. Vocational rehabilitation is a multi-component approach that includes different interventions specific to... Read More about The effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation on work participation for adults with musculoskeletal disorders: an umbrella review..

Perceived levels of physical activity amongst people with Parkinson's: impact of age, gender and geography. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
JONES, J.C. and ALEXANDER, L. 2017. Perceived levels of physical activity amongst people with Parkinson's: impact of age, gender and geography. Presented at the 2017 Physiotherapy UK conference and trade exhibition: transform lives, maximise independence and empower populations, 10-11 November 2017, Birmingham, UK.

Purpose: 1) To explore perceptions of perceived levels physical activity amongst people with Parkinson's. 2) To identify whether relationships exist between perceived levels of physical activity and age, gender, time since diagnosis and geographical... Read More about Perceived levels of physical activity amongst people with Parkinson's: impact of age, gender and geography..

Investigating adherence and quality of life in relation to group based exercise among individuals with multiple sclerosis: a systematic review. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
WYNNE, D., RICKHART, E. and COOPER, K. 2017. Investigating adherence and quality of life in relation to group based exercise among individuals with multiple sclerosis: a systematic review. Presented at the 2017 Physiotherapy UK conference and trade exhibition: transform lives, maximise independence and empower populations, 10-11 November 2017, Birmingham, UK.

Adherence to exercise and maintaining quality of life are primary concerns among patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). This study sought to determine the effects of group-based exercise on adherence and quality of life (QOL) among individuals with M... Read More about Investigating adherence and quality of life in relation to group based exercise among individuals with multiple sclerosis: a systematic review..

The effect of high fidelity simulated learning methods on physiotherapy pre-registration education: a systematic review protocol. (2017)
Other
ROBERTS, F. and COOPER, K. 2017. The effect of high fidelity simulated learning methods on physiotherapy pre-registration education: a systematic review protocol. [Protocol]. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports [online], 15(11), pages 2613-2618. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003294

The objective of this review is to identify if high fidelity simulated learning methods are effective at enhancing clinical/practical skills compared to usual, low fidelity simulated learning methods in pre-registration physiotherapy education.

Respectful midwifery care in Malawi: a human rights-based approach. (2017)
Journal Article
GEDDES, J., HUMPHREY, T. and WALLACE, R.M.M. 2017. Respectful midwifery care in Malawi: a human rights-based approach. African journal of midwifery and women's health [online], 11(4), pages 196-198. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/ajmw.2017.11.4.196

Background: A priority in Malawi over the past 15 years has been to improve women's access to skilled birth attendants by training and educating more midwives, and encouraging women to deliver in health facilities. However, women's choices in accessi... Read More about Respectful midwifery care in Malawi: a human rights-based approach..

Influence of adipose tissue mass on bone mass in an overweight or obese population: systematic review and meta-analysis. (2017)
Journal Article
DOLAN, E., SWNTON, P.A., SALE, C., HEALY, A. and O'REILLY, J. 2017. Influence of adipose tissue mass on bone mass in an overweight or obese population: systematic review and meta-analysis. Nutrition reviews [online], 75(10), pagers 858-870. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/nutrit/nux046

Context: The scientific literature shows conflicting evidence about the relationship between adiposity and bone mass in overweight and obese populations. Objective: The aim of this review was to quantify the correlation between adipose mass (absolute... Read More about Influence of adipose tissue mass on bone mass in an overweight or obese population: systematic review and meta-analysis..