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Exploring the perceptions and experiences of community rehabilitation for long COVID from the perspectives of Scottish general practitioners' and people living with long COVID: a qualitative study. (2024)
Journal Article
COOPER, K., DUNCAN, E., HART-WINKS, E., COWIE, J., SHIM, J., STAGE, E., TOOMAN, T., ALEXANDER, L., LOVE, A., MORRIS, J., ORMEROD, J., PRESTON, J. and SWINTON, P.A. 2024. Exploring the perceptions and experiences of community rehabilitation for long COVID from the perspectives of Scottish general practitioners' and people living with long COVID: a qualitative study. BMJ open [online], 14(5), e082830. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-082830

The objective of this study was to explore the experience of accessing Long COVID community rehabilitation from the perspectives of people with Long COVID and General Practitioners (GPs). The research took the form of a qualitative descriptive study,... Read More about Exploring the perceptions and experiences of community rehabilitation for long COVID from the perspectives of Scottish general practitioners' and people living with long COVID: a qualitative study..

Large scoping reviews: managing volume and potential chaos in a pool of evidence sources. (2024)
Journal Article
ALEXANDER, L., COOPER, K., PETERS, M.D.J., TRICCO, A.C., KHALIL, H., EVANS, C., MUNN, Z., PIEPER, D., GODFREY, C.M., MCINERNEY, P. and POLLOCK, D. 2024. Large scoping reviews: managing volume and potential chaos in a pool of evidence sources. Journal of clinical epidemiology [online], 170, article number 111343. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2024.111343

Scoping reviews can identify a large number of evidence sources. This commentary describes and provides guidance on planning, conducting, and reporting large scoping reviews. This guidance is informed by experts in scoping review methodology, includi... Read More about Large scoping reviews: managing volume and potential chaos in a pool of evidence sources..

Investigating Scottish long COVID community rehabilitation service models from the perspectives of people living with long COVID and healthcare professionals: a qualitative descriptive study. (2023)
Journal Article
DUNCAN, E., ALEXANDER, L., COWIE, J., LOVE, A., MORRIS, J.H., MOSS, R., ORMEROD, J., PRESTON, J., SHIM, J., STAGE, E., TOOMAN, T. and COOPER, K. 2023. Investigating Scottish long COVID community rehabilitation service models from the perspectives of people living with long COVID and healthcare professionals: a qualitative descriptive study. BMJ open [online], 13(12), article number e078740. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-078740

This study aimed to explore the perceptions and experiences of barriers and facilitators to accessing Long COVID community rehabilitation. We used a qualitative descriptive design over two rounds of data collection with three participant groups: (1)... Read More about Investigating Scottish long COVID community rehabilitation service models from the perspectives of people living with long COVID and healthcare professionals: a qualitative descriptive study..

Exploring the perceptions and experiences of community rehabilitation for long COVID from the perspectives of Scottish general practitioners and people living with long COVID: a qualitative study. [Preprint] (2023)
Working Paper
COOPER, K., DUNCAN, E., HART-WINKS, E., COWIE, J., SHIM, J., STAGE, E., TOOMAN, T., ALEXANDER, L., LOVE, A., MORRIS, J., ORMEROD, J., PRESTON, J. and SWINTON, P.A. 2023. Exploring the perceptions and experiences of community rehabilitation for long COVID from the perspectives of Scottish General Practitioners and people living with long COVID: a qualitative study. medRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1101/2023.11.06.23298096

The objective of this study was to explore the experience of accessing Long COVID community rehabilitation from the perspectives of people with Long COVID and General Practitioners (GPs). This was a qualitative descriptive study, employing one-to-one... Read More about Exploring the perceptions and experiences of community rehabilitation for long COVID from the perspectives of Scottish general practitioners and people living with long COVID: a qualitative study. [Preprint].

Exercise therapy for tendinopathy: a mixed-methods evidence synthesis exploring feasibility, acceptability and effectiveness. (2023)
Journal Article
COOPER, K., ALEXANDER, L., BRANDIEC, D., TZORTZIOU BROWN, V., GREIG, L., HARRISON, I., MACLEAN, C., MITCHELL, L., MORRISSEY, D., MOSS, R.A., PARKINSON, E., PAVLOVA, A.V., SHIM, J. and SWINTON, P.A. 2023. Exercise therapy for tendinopathy: a mixed-methods evidence synthesis exploring feasibility, acceptability and effectiveness. Health technology assessment [online], 27(24). Available from: https://doi.org/10.3310/TFWS2748

Tendons are cords of strong, flexible tissue that attach muscles to bones, allowing joints to move. Tendinopathy is a common condition that can affect any tendon in the body, causing pain and limiting function. Exercise is often used to treat tendino... Read More about Exercise therapy for tendinopathy: a mixed-methods evidence synthesis exploring feasibility, acceptability and effectiveness..

Feasibility and acceptability of a multi-components intervention (PDConnect) to support physical activity in people living with Parkinson's: a mixed methods study. (2023)
Thesis
JONES, J.C. 2023. Feasibility and acceptability of a multi-components intervention (PDConnect) to support physical activity in people living with Parkinson's: a mixed methods study. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-2270864

The benefits of physical activity (PA) for people with Parkinson's are widely acknowledged. To date, research has focussed on the effectiveness of PA interventions, with limited research exploring the optimum means of supporting people living with Pa... Read More about Feasibility and acceptability of a multi-components intervention (PDConnect) to support physical activity in people living with Parkinson's: a mixed methods study..

Perceptions and experiences of different Long COVID community rehabilitation service models from the perspectives of people living with Long COVID and healthcare professionals. (2023)
Working Paper
DUNCAN, E., ALEXANDER, L., COWIE, J., MORRIS, J., MOSS, R., PRESTON, J., SHIM, J., STAGE, E., TOOMAN, T. and COOPER, K. 2023. Perceptions and experiences of different Long COVID community rehabilitation service models from the perspectives of people living with Long COVID and healthcare professionals. MedRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1101/2023.08.23.23293876

To explore the perceptions and experiences of barriers and facilitators to accessing Long COVID community rehabilitation. We used a qualitative descriptive design over two rounds of data collection with three participant groups: i) people with experi... Read More about Perceptions and experiences of different Long COVID community rehabilitation service models from the perspectives of people living with Long COVID and healthcare professionals..

Interventions to support the mental health and wellbeing of engineering students: a scoping review. (2023)
Journal Article
TAIT, J.E., ALEXANDER, L.A., HANCOCK, E.I. and BISSET, J. 2024. Interventions to support the mental health and wellbeing of engineering students: a scoping review. European journal of engineering education [online], 49(1), pages 45-69. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/03043797.2023.2217658

Engineering students enter a challenging sector in higher education and are potentially at risk of poor mental health and or mental wellbeing and less likely to seek help when experiencing poor mental health or wellbeing. We carried out a scoping rev... Read More about Interventions to support the mental health and wellbeing of engineering students: a scoping review..

Patient ratings in exercise therapy for the management of tendinopathy: a systematic review with meta-analysis. (2023)
Journal Article
SHIM, J., PAVLOVA, A.V., MOSS, R.A., MACLEAN, C., BRANDIE, D., MITCHELL, L., GREIG, L., PARKINSON, E., TZORTZIOU BROWN, V., MORRISSEY, D., ALEXANDER, L., COOPER, K. and SWINTON, P.A. 2023. Patient ratings in exercise therapy for the management of tendinopathy: a systematic review with meta-analysis. Physiotherapy [online], 120, pages 78-94. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2023.05.002

The objective of this study was to synthesise exercise therapy intervention data investigating patient rating outcomes for the management of tendinopathy. A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials investigating exercise th... Read More about Patient ratings in exercise therapy for the management of tendinopathy: a systematic review with meta-analysis..

Exploring the potential of technology to promote exercise snacking for older adults who are prefrail in the home setting: user-centered design study. (2023)
Journal Article
STAWARZ, K., LIANG, I.J., ALEXANDER, L., CARLIN, A., WIJEKOON, A. and WESTERN, M. 2023. Exploring the potential of technology to promote exercise snacking for older adults who are prefrail in the home setting: user-centered design study. JMIR aging [online], 6, article e41810. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2196/41810

Older adults have an increased risk of falls, injury, and hospitalization. Maintaining/increasing participation in physical activity (PA) into older age can prevent some of the age-related declines in physical functioning that may contribute to loss... Read More about Exploring the potential of technology to promote exercise snacking for older adults who are prefrail in the home setting: user-centered design study..