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International, multi-disciplinary, cross-section study of pain knowledge and attitudes in nursing, midwifery and allied health professions students. (2022)
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MANKELOW, J., RYAN, C.G., TAYLOR, P.C. et al. 2022. International, multi-disciplinary, cross-section study of pain knowledge and attitudes in nursing, midwifery and allied health professions students. BMC medical education [online], 22, article 547. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12909-022-03488-3

Persistent pain is a highly prevalent, global cause of disability. Research suggests that many healthcare professionals are not well equipped to manage pain and that this may be attributable at least in part to undergraduate education. The primary ai... Read More about International, multi-disciplinary, cross-section study of pain knowledge and attitudes in nursing, midwifery and allied health professions students..

JBI series paper 4: the role of collaborative evidence networks in promoting and supporting evidence-based healthcare globally: reflections from 25 years across 38 countries. (2022)
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PILLA, B., JORDAN, Z., CHRISTINA, R., KYNOCH, K., MCINERNEY, P., COOPER, K., WU, Y., PORRITT, K., LOCKWOOD, C. and MUNN, Z. 2022. JBI series paper 4: the role of collaborative evidence networks in promoting and supporting evidence-based healthcare globally: reflections from 25 years across 38 countries. Journal of clinical epidemiology [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2022.04.009

Evidence-based health care (EBHC) is a worldwide movement with hundreds of organisations and thousands of individuals working to ensure that health care practice, policy, and decision-making are informed by rigorous research evidence, to improve heal... Read More about JBI series paper 4: the role of collaborative evidence networks in promoting and supporting evidence-based healthcare globally: reflections from 25 years across 38 countries..

Determinants of healthy ageing: a systematic review of contemporary literature. (2022)
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ABUD, T., KOUNIDAS, G., MARTIN, K.R., WERTH, M., COOPER, K. and MYINT, P.K. 2022. Determinants of healthy ageing: a systematic review of contemporary literature. Aging clinical and experimental research [online], 34(6), pages 1215-1223. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40520-021-02049-w

Background: Healthy ageing frameworks have been highly explored. Our objective was to assess existing frameworks for healthy ageing and to identify commonly described factors that can potentially act as determinants of healthy ageing. Methods: We car... Read More about Determinants of healthy ageing: a systematic review of contemporary literature..

Experiences of living with long COVID and of accessing healthcare services: a qualitative systematic review. (2022)
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MACPHERSON,K., COOPER, K., HARBOUR, J., MAHAL, D., MILLER, C. and NAIRN, M. 2022. Experiences of living with long COVID and of accessing healthcare services: a qualitative systematic review. BMJ open [online], 12(1), article e050979. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-050979

Abstract: Objective To explore the experiences of people living with long COVID and how they perceive the healthcare services available to them. Design: Qualitative systematic review. Data sources: Electronic literature searches of websites, bibliogr... Read More about Experiences of living with long COVID and of accessing healthcare services: a qualitative systematic review..

Using intervention mapping to develop a decision support system–based smartphone app (selfBACK) to support self-management of nonspecific low back pain: development and usability study. (2021)
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SVENDSEN, M.J., SANDAL, L.F., KJÆR, P., NICHOLL, B.I, COOPER, K., MAIR, F., HARTVIGSEN, J., STOCHKENDAHL, M.J., SØGAARD, K., MORK, P.J. and RASMUSSEN, C. 2022. Using intervention mapping to develop a decision support system–based smartphone app (selfBACK) to support self-management of nonspecific low back pain: development and usability study. Journal of medical internet research [online], 24(1), article e26555. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2196/26555

Background: International guidelines consistently endorse the promotion of self-management for people with low back pain (LBP); however, implementation of these guidelines remains a challenge. Digital health interventions, such as those that can be p... Read More about Using intervention mapping to develop a decision support system–based smartphone app (selfBACK) to support self-management of nonspecific low back pain: development and usability study..

SMART technologies: the challenges and potential for addressing falls. (2021)
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COOPER, K., ALEXANDER, L. and SWINTON, P. 2021. SMART technologies: the challenges and potential for addressing falls. JBI evidence synthesis [online], 19(10), pages 2476-2477. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBIES-21-00325

Falls are a significant and rapidly growing public health problem. It is estimated that 37.3 million falls require medical attention and more than 684,000 fall-related deaths occur globally each year.1 Falls occur across the lifespan, but they are a... Read More about SMART technologies: the challenges and potential for addressing falls..

A retrospective investigation of the perceived influence of coaches, parents and peers on talented football players’ motivation during development. (2021)
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MCCANN, B., MCCARTHY, P.J., COOPER, K., FORBES-MCKAY, K. and KEEGAN, R.J. 2021. A retrospective investigation of the perceived influence of coaches, parents and peers on talented football players’ motivation during development. Journal of applied sport psychology [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/10413200.2021.1963013

This study retrospectively explored perceptions of coach, parent and peer motivational influences across athlete development. Four investment stage football players (M age = 18.5years, SD=0.6) with an average of 13 (SD=1.4) years footballing experien... Read More about A retrospective investigation of the perceived influence of coaches, parents and peers on talented football players’ motivation during development..

Student-led rehabilitation groups and clinics in entry-level health education: a scoping review. (2021)
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WYNNE, D. and COOPER, K. 2021. Student-led rehabilitation groups and clinics in entry-level health education: a scoping review. JBI evidence synthesis [online], 19(11), pages 2958-2992. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBIES-20-00340

The purpose of this review was to identify, map, and describe the characteristics of student-led physical rehabilitation groups and clinics, which are an emergent phenomenon in entry-level health professional education. Data gathered in this scoping... Read More about Student-led rehabilitation groups and clinics in entry-level health education: a scoping review..

Effectiveness of app-delivered, tailored self-management support for adults with lower back pain-related disability: a selfBACK randomized clinical trial. (2021)
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SANDAL, L.F., BACH, K., ØVERÅS, C.K., WIRATUNGA, N., COOPER, K, et al. 2021. Effectiveness of app-delivered, tailored self-management support for adults with lower back pain-related disability: a selfBACK randomized clinical trial. JAMA internal medicine [online], 181(10), pages 1288-1296. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.4097

Importance: Lower back pain (LBP) is a prevalent and challenging condition in primary care. The effectiveness of an individually tailored self-management support tool delivered via a smartphone app has not been rigorously tested. Objective: To invest... Read More about Effectiveness of app-delivered, tailored self-management support for adults with lower back pain-related disability: a selfBACK randomized clinical trial..

Health technologies for the prevention and detection of falls in adult hospital inpatients: a scoping review. (2021)
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COOPER, K., PAVLOVA, A., GREIG, L., SWINTON, P., KIRKPATRICK, P., MITCHELHILL, F., SIMPSON, S., STEPHEN, A. and ALEXANDER, L. 2021. Health technologies for the prevention and detection of falls in adult hospital inpatients: a scoping review. JBI evidence synthesis [online], 19(10), pages 2478-2658. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBIES-20-00114

Objective:The objective of this scoping review was to examine and map the evidence relating to the reporting and evaluation of technologies for the prevention and detection of falls in adult hospital inpatients.Introduction:Falls are a common cause o... Read More about Health technologies for the prevention and detection of falls in adult hospital inpatients: a scoping review..

Barriers and facilitators to patient uptake and utilisation of digital interventions for the self-management of low back pain: a systematic review of qualitative studies. (2020)
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SVENDSEN, M.J., WOOD, K.W., KYLE, J., COOPER, K., RASMUSSEN, C.D.N., SANDAL, L.F., STOCHKENDAHL, M.J., MAIR, F.S. and NICHOLL, B.I. 2020. Barriers and facilitators to patient uptake and utilisation of digital intervientions for the self-management of low back pain: a systematic review of qualitative studies. BMJ open [online], 10(12), article ID e038800. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-038800

Objectives: Low back pain (LBP) is a leading contributor to disability globally. Self-management is a core component of LBP management. We aimed to synthesise published qualitative literature concerning digital health interventions (DHIs) to support... Read More about Barriers and facilitators to patient uptake and utilisation of digital interventions for the self-management of low back pain: a systematic review of qualitative studies..

Animal magic or a bone of contention? An exploration of dog ownership and adaptation in people with post-stroke aphasia. (2020)
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COUTTS, E. and COOPER, K. 2021. Animal magic or a bone of contention? An exploration of dog ownership and adaptation in people with post-stroke aphasia. Aphasiology [online], 35(12), pages 1573-1592. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02687038.2020.1836316

Background: There is extensive literature on the impact of aphasia on human interactions, with findings including family tension and reduced participation affecting the person with aphasia’s ability to adapt to life post-stroke. However, research on... Read More about Animal magic or a bone of contention? An exploration of dog ownership and adaptation in people with post-stroke aphasia..

Development of a tool to assess core cardiorespiratory physiotherapy skills: a Delphi study. (2020)
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ROBERTS, F. and COOPER, K. [2020]. Development of a tool to assess core cardiorespiratory physiotherapy skills: a Delphi study. Physiotherapy theory and practice [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09593985.2020.1827467

Purpose: This study reports on the development of an outcome measure designed to evaluate pre-registration physiotherapy students’ ability in performing core cardiorespiratory skills. Method: A four round, e-Delphi study using an international panel... Read More about Development of a tool to assess core cardiorespiratory physiotherapy skills: a Delphi study..

Usability and acceptability of an app (SELFBACK) to support self-management of low back pain: mixed methods study. (2020)
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NORDSTOGA, A.L., BACH, K., SANI, S., WIRATUNGA, N., MORK, P.J., VILLUMSEN, M. and COOPER, K. 2020. Usability and acceptability of an app (SELFBACK) to support self-management of low back pain: mixed methods study. JMIR rehabilitation and assistive technologies [online], 7(2), article number e18729. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2196/18729

Self-management is the key recommendation for managing non-specific low back pain (LBP). However, there are well-documented barriers to self-management, therefore methods of facilitating adherence are required. Smartphone apps are increasingly being... Read More about Usability and acceptability of an app (SELFBACK) to support self-management of low back pain: mixed methods study..

Autoregulation in resistance training: addressing the inconsistencies. (2020)
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GREIG, L., STEPHENS HEMINGWAY, B.H., ASPE, R.R., COOPER, K., COMFORT, P. and SWINTON, P.A. 2020. Autoregulation in resistance training: addressing the inconsistencies. Sports medicine [online], 50(11), pages 1873-1887. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-020-01330-8

Autoregulation is a process that is used to manipulate training based primarily on the measurement of an individual's performance or their perceived capability to perform. Despite being established as a training framework since the 1940s, there has b... Read More about Autoregulation in resistance training: addressing the inconsistencies..

A knowledge-light approach to personalised and open-ended human activity recognition. (2020)
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WIJEKOON, A., WIRATUNGA, N., SANI, S. and COOPER, K. 2020. A knowledge-light approach to personalised and open-ended human activity recognition. Knowledge-based systems [online], 192, article ID 105651. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knosys.2020.105651

Human Activity Recognition (HAR) is a core component of clinical decision support systems that rely on activity monitoring for self-management of chronic conditions such as Musculoskeletal Disorders. Deployment success of such applications in part de... Read More about A knowledge-light approach to personalised and open-ended human activity recognition..

Discussing sudden unexpected death in epilepsy with children and young people with epilepsy and their parents/carers: a mixed methods systematic review. (2019)
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COOPER, K., KIRKPATRICK, P., BRAND, C., ROLFE, A. and FLORIDA-JAMES, S. 2020. 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], 78, pages 159-167. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seizure.2019.10.002

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 about Discussing sudden unexpected death in epilepsy with children and young people with epilepsy and their parents/carers: a mixed methods systematic review..

Vocational rehabilitation for emergency services personnel: a scoping review. (2019)
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ALEXANDER, L. and COOPER, K. 2019. Vocational rehabilitation for emergency services personnel: a scoping review. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports [online], 17(10), pages 1999-2019. 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 about Vocational rehabilitation for emergency services personnel: a scoping review..

Incorporating qualitative evidence in clinical practice guidelines: a Scottish perspective. (2019)
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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

The current article provides an overview of an approach to incorporating a range of evidence, including qualitative research findings, which the authors piloted when developing a clinical guideline on epilepsies in children and young people. We descr... Read More about Incorporating qualitative evidence in clinical practice guidelines: a Scottish perspective..

Conducting initial telephone consultations in primary care: a scoping review. (2019)
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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 about Conducting initial telephone consultations in primary care: a scoping review..