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The effects of measurement error and testing frequency on the fitness fatigue model applied to resistance training: a simulation approach. (2019)
Journal Article
HEMINGWAY, B.H.S., BURGESS, K.E., ELYAN, E. and SWINTON, P.A. [2019]. The effects of measurement error and testing frequency on the fitness fatigue model applied to resistance training: a simulation approach. International journal of sports science and coaching [online], (accepted).

This study investigated the effects of measurement error and testing frequency on prediction accuracy of the standard Fitness-Fatigue Model. A simulation-based approach was used to systematically assess measurement error and frequency inputs commonly... Read More

Discussing sudden unexpected death in epilepsy with children and young people with epilepsy and their parents/carers: a mixed methods systematic review. (2019)
Journal Article
COOPER, K., KIRKPATRICK, P., BRAND, C., ROLFE, A. and FLORIDA-JAMES, S. [2019]. Discussing sudden unexpected death in epilepsy with children and young people with epilepsy and their parents/carers: a mixed methods systematic review. Seizure: European journal of epilepsy [online], (accepted).

Purpose: To synthesise the quantitative and qualitative evidence on the views and experiences of children and young people with epilepsy (CYPwE), their family members/caregivers and healthcare professionals on conversations between healthcare profess... Read More

Relative body weight and standardised brightness-mode ultrasound measurement of subcutaneous fat in athletes: an international multicentre reliability study, under the auspices of the IOC Medical Commission. (2019)
Journal Article
MÜLLER, W., FÜRHAPTER-RIEGER, A., AHAMMER, H., LOHMAN, T.G., MEYER, N.L., SARDINHA, L.B., STEWART, A.D., MAUGHAN, R.J., SUNDGOT-BORGEN, J., MÜLLER, T., HARRIS, M., KIRIHENNEDIGE, N., MAGALHAES, J.P., MELO, X., PIRSTINGER, W., REGUANT-CLOSA, A., RISOUL-SALAS, V. and ACKLAND, T.R. 2019. Relative body weight and standardised brightness-mode ultrasound measurement of subcutaneous fat in athletes: an international multicentre reliability study, under the auspices of the IOC Medical Commission. Sports medicine [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-019-01192-9

Introduction: Fat is a metabolic fuel, but excess body fat is ballast mass and therefore many elite athletes reduce body fat to dangerously low levels. Uncompressed subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) thickness measured by brightness-mode ultrasound (U... Read More

Minimum aperture transit in healthy adults of different size to predict egress capability. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
STEWART, A., NEVILL, A. and JOHNSON, C. 2019. Minimum aperture transit in healthy adults of different size to predict egress capability. In Charles, R. and Golightly, D. (eds) Contemporary ergonomics and human factors 2019: proceedings of the Ergonomics and human factors 2019 (EHF 2019), 29 April - 1 May 2019, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK. Birmingham : CIEHF [online]. Available from: https://publications.er...-egress-capability.html

Minimum aperture dimensions have traditionally been considered from an industrial perspective for facilitating safe confined-space working or emergency exit from transportation. However, secular trends for increased typical body size resulting from g... Read More

Progressive resistance plus balance training for older Australians receiving in-home care services: cost-effectiveness analyses alongside the muscling up against disability stepped-wedge randomized control trial. (2019)
Journal Article
HETHERINGTON, S. and SWINTON, P. [2019]. Progressive resistance plus balance training for older Australians receiving in-home care services: cost-effectiveness analyses alongside the muscling up against disability stepped-wedge randomized control trial. Journal of aging and physical activity [online], (accepted).

In this paper we assess the cost-effectiveness of center-based exercise training for older Australians. Participants were recipients of in-home care services and completed 24-weeks of progressive resistance plus balance training. Transport was offere... Read More

Learning to self-manage by intelligent monitoring, prediction and intervention. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
WIRATUNGA, N., CORSAR, D., MARTIN, K., WIJEKOON, A., ELYAN, E., COOPER, K., IBRAHIM, Z., CELIKTUTAN, O., DOBSON, R.J., MCKENNA, S., MORRIS, J., WALLER, A., ABD-ALHAMMED, R., QAHWAJI, R. and CHAUDHURI, R. 2019. Learning to self-manage by intelligent monitoring, prediction and intervention. In Wiratunga, N., Coenen, F. and Sani, S. (eds.) Proceedings of the 4th International workshop on knowledge discovery in healthcare data (KDH 2019), co-located with the 28th International joint conference on artificial intelligence (IJCAI-19), 10-11 August 2019, Macao, China. CEUR workshop proceedings, 2429. Aachen: CEUR-WS [online], pages 60-67. Available from: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2429/paper10.pdf

Despite the growing prevalence of multimorbidities, current digital self-management approaches still prioritise single conditions. The future of out-of-hospital care requires researchers to expand their horizons; integrated assistive technologies sho... Read More

Infographic: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the effect of β-alanine supplementation on exercise capacity and performance. (2019)
Journal Article
SAUNDERS, B., VIRGILE, A., ELLIOTT-SALE, K. J., ARTIOLI, G.G., SWINTON, P.A., DOLAN, E., ROSCHEL, H., SALE, C. and GUALANO, B. 2019. Infographic: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the effect of β-alanine supplementation on exercise capacity and performance. British journal of sports medicine [online], Online First. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2019-101129

Carnosine (β-alanyl-L-histidine) is an abundant compound in skeletal muscle, suggesting it plays an important role during exercise, with a key physiological role considered to be intracellular pH regulation. Chronic β-alanine supplementation can incr... Read More

Improved prediction equations for estimating height in adults from ethnically diverse backgrounds. (2019)
Journal Article
MADDEN, A.M., MASHANOVA, A., AMIRABDOLLAHIAN, F., GHUMAN, S., MAKDA, M., COLLINSON, A., DEAN, F., HIRSZ, M., LENNIE, S., MAYNARD, M.J. and POWER, B. 2019. Improved prediction equations for estimating height in adults from ethnically diverse backgrounds. Clinical nutrition [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2019.06.007

Background and aims - When body height cannot be measured, it can be predicted from ulna length (UL). However, commonly used published prediction equations may not provide useful estimates in adults from all ethnicities. This study aimed to evaluate... Read More

Perinatal factors associate with vertebral size and shape but not lumbar lordosis in 10-year-old children. (2019)
Journal Article
PAVLOVA, A.V., JEFFREY, J.E., BARR, R.J. and ASPDEN, R.M. 2019. Perinatal factors associate with vertebral size and shape but not lumbar lordosis in 10-year-old children. Journal of anatomy [online], 235(4), pages 749-756. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/joa.13024

The intrauterine environment is known to influence foetal development and future health. Low birthweight has been linked to smaller vertebral canals in children and decreased adulthood spine bone mineral content. Perinatal factors affecting lumbar sp... Read More

Vocational rehabilitation for emergency services personnel: a scoping review. (2019)
Journal Article
ALEXANDER, L. and COOPER, K. 2019. Vocational rehabilitation for emergency services personnel: a scoping review. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003747

Objective: The objective of this scoping review is to examine and map the range of vocational rehabilitation available for emergency services personnel. Introduction: Employee work absence due to illness and injury is an international burden. The eme... Read More

Effectiveness of expiratory muscle strength training on expiratory strength, pulmonary function and cough in the adult population: a systematic review. (2019)
Journal Article
TEMPLEMAN, L. and ROBERTS, F. 2019. Effectiveness of expiratory muscle strength training on expiratory strength, pulmonary function and cough in the adult population: a systematic review. Physiotherapy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2019.06.002

Background: Respiratory muscle strength declines in certain disease states, leading to impaired cough, reduced airway clearance and an increased risk of aspiration pneumonia. Respiratory muscle training may therefore reduce this risk. Objectives: To... Read More

Impact of simulated patients on physiotherapy student skill performance in cardiorespiratory: a pilot study. (2019)
Journal Article
WALKER, C.A. and ROBERTS, F.E. [2019]. Impact of simulated patients on physiotherapy student skill performance in cardiorespiratory: a pilot study. Physiotherapy Canada [online], (accepted).

Background – To date there is no evidence that high fidelity simulation (HFS) improves skill development within the university setting in physiotherapy students. With pressures to reduce costs and maintain/improve quality of the learning experience... Read More

Prediction of peak plantar pressure for diabetic foot: the regressional model. (2019)
Journal Article
HAZARI, A., MAIYA, A., AGOURIS, I., MONTEIRO, A. and SHIVASHANKARA. 2019. Prediction of peak plantar pressure for diabetic foot: the regressional model. The foot [online], 40, pages 87-91. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foot.2019.06.001

Background - The increase in peak plantar pressure could be the most important etiological factor for pathogenesis of a diabetic foot. Thus the fate of a diabetic foot syndrome which is a clinical triad of neurological, vascular and musculoskeletal c... Read More

Incorporating qualitative evidence in clinical practice guidelines: a Scottish perspective. (2019)
Journal Article
COOPER, K., KIRKPATRICK, P. and FLORIDA-JAMES, S. 2019. Incorporating qualitative evidence in clinical practice guidelines: a Scottish perspective. International journal of evidence-based healthcare [online], 17(Supplement 1), pages S6-S8. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1097/XEB.0000000000000175

This article provides an overview of an approach to incorporating a range of evidence, including qualitative research findings, that the authors piloted when developing a clinical guideline on epilepsies in children and young people. We describe met... Read More

Conducting initial telephone consultations in primary care: a scoping review. (2019)
Journal Article
COOPER, K. and ALEXANDER, L. 2019. Conducting initial telephone consultations in primary care: a scoping review. International journal of evidence-based healthcare [online], 17(Supplement 1), pages S38-S40. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1097/XEB.0000000000000179

Background - Telephone consultations are increasingly used in primary care to deliver healthcare services to patients. However, there has been no review produced which identifies and maps the elements of the components, skills and training required... Read More

Student led physical rehabilitation groups and clinics in entry level health education: a scoping review protocol. (2019)
Other
WYNNE, D. and COOPER, K. 2019. Student led physical rehabilitation groups and clinics in entry level health education: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol]. JBI database of systematic review and implementation reports [online], 17(6), pages 1092-1100. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003990

The objective of this scoping review is to identify, map and describe the characteristics of student led physical rehabilitation groups and clinics in entry level health education. More specifically, the objectives are to identify: 1) What types of s... Read More

Effectiveness of high fidelity simulation versus low fidelity simulation on practical/clinical skill development in pre-registration physiotherapy students: a systematic review. (2019)
Journal Article
ROBERTS, F. and COOPER, K. 2019. Effectiveness of high fidelity simulation versus low fidelity simulation on practical/clinical skill development in pre-registration physiotherapy students: a systematic review. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003931

Objective: The objective of this review is to evaluate the effectiveness of high fidelity simulation (HFS) versus low fidelity simulation (LFS) on practical/clinical skill development in pre-registration physiotherapy students. Introduction: Evidence... Read More

A systematic risk assessment and meta-analysis on the use of oral β-alanine supplementation. (2019)
Journal Article
DOLAN, E., SWINTON, P.A., PAINELLI, V.D.S., HEMINGWAY, B.S., MAZZOLANI, B., SMAIRA, F.I., SAUNDERS, B., ARTIOLI, G.G. and GUALANO, B. 2019. A systematic risk assessment and meta-analysis on the use of oral ß-alanine supplementation. Advances in nutrition [online], 10(3), pages 452-463. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/advances/nmy115

β-Alanine supplementation is one of the world's most commonly used sports supplements, and its use as a nutritional strategy in other populations is ever-increasing, due to evidence of pleiotropic ergogenic and therapeutic benefits. Despite its wides... Read More

Health technologies for falls prevention and detection in adult hospital in-patients: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol] (2019)
Other
ALEXANDER, L., SWINTON, P., KIRKPATRICK, P., STEPHEN, A., MITCHELHILL, F., SIMPSON, S. and COOPER, K. 2019. Health technologies for falls prevention and detection in adult hospital in-patients: a scoping review protocol. Protocol. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports [online], 17(5), pages 667-674. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003844

Review objective/questions: The objective of this scoping review is to map the evidence relating to the reporting and evaluation of health technologies for the prevention and detection of falls in adult hospital in-patients. The following questions w... Read More

Pain neuroscience education for adults with chronic musculoskeletal pain: a mixed-methods systematic review and meta-analysis. (2019)
Journal Article
WATSON, J.A., RYAN, C.G., COOPER, L., ELLINGTON, D., WHITTLE, R., LAVENDER, M., DIXON, J., ATKINSON, G., COOPER, K. and MARTIN, D.J. 2019. Pain neuroscience education for adults with chronic musculoskeletal pain: a mixed-methods systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of pain [online], 20(10), pages 1140.e1-1140.e22. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpain.2019.02.011

Chronic musculoskeletal pain (CMP) is an urgent global public health concern. Pain neuroscience education (PNE) is an intervention used in the management of CMP aiming to reconceptualise an individual's understanding of their pain as less threatening... Read More