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Development of a complex intervention to support exercise self-management for people with Parkinson's. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
JONES, J., ALEXANDER, L., HANCOCK, E. and COOPER, K. 2021. Development of a complex intervention to support exercise self-management for people with Parkinson's. Presented at 2021 Virtual physiotherapy UK (VPUK 2021), 5-6 November 2021, [virtual conference].

Purpose: The value of exercise for people with Parkinson's (PwP) is undisputed, and is associated with improved health outcomes and potential to slow down the rate of symptom decline. However, the optimum means to support long-term participation in e... Read More about Development of a complex intervention to support exercise self-management for people with Parkinson's..

Exercise therapy for the treatment of tendinopathies: a scoping review. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
ALEXANDER, L., HARRISON, I., MORRISSEY, D., SWINTON, P., MOSS, R., GREIG, L. and COOPER, K. 2021. Exercise therapy for the treatment of tendinopathies: a scoping review. Presented at 2021 Virtual physiotherapy UK (VPUK 2021), 5-6 November 2021, [virtual conference].

Purpose: Tendinopathy is a common condition leading to pain, disability and reduced quality of life/participation. Due to many tendinopathies having a chronic or recurrent course, there is a need to identify effective, evidence based practice for thi... Read More about Exercise therapy for the treatment of tendinopathies: a scoping review..

Mindfulness in the classroom: research project summary. (2020)
Presentation / Conference
BUCHANAN, N., HARRISON, I. and CRAWFORD, I. 2020. Mindfulness in the classroom: research project summary. Presented at 2020 (Robert Gordon University) RGU's annual Learning and teaching conference (LTC 2020): RGU professionals 4.0, 28 April 2020, [virtual conference].

According to Henning et al. (2018) universities in the United Kingdom are experiencing unpresented rises in incidences of reported anxiety and stress in student populations. It is likely that this has been compounded by the current pandemic. Mindfuln... Read More about Mindfulness in the classroom: research project summary..

The application of 3D motion analysis in surgical evaluation and training; a pilot study. (2020)
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AGOURIS, I., KOUMOULLIS, H., ATHANASOPOULOS, T. and PARSON, S. 2020. The application of 3D motion analysis in surgical evaluation and training: a pilot study. Presented at the Association of surgeons in training (ASiT) international surgical conference, 6-8th March 2020, Birmingham, UK.

Aim: To evaluate whole body, forearm, hand and surgical tool movements during various stitching tasks in experienced surgeons and final year medical students. Objectives: To determine the time required to complete each surgical task. To analyse the b... Read More about The application of 3D motion analysis in surgical evaluation and training; a pilot study..

Development of an outcome measure to assess performance of physiotherapy cardiorespiratory skills: A Delphi Study (2019)
Presentation / Conference
ROBERTS, F. 2019. Development of an outcome measure to assess performance of physiotherapy cardiorespiratory skills: a Delphi study. Presented at the 8th international clinical skills conference, 19-22 May 2019, Prato, Italy.

Current evidence regarding high-fidelity simulation (HFS) in physiotherapy education focuses on student perceptions producing very positive responses from students. HFS has the potential to improve skill performance and consequently better prepare st... Read More about Development of an outcome measure to assess performance of physiotherapy cardiorespiratory skills: A Delphi Study.

Study of similarity metrics for matching network-based personalised human activity recognition. (2018)
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SANI, S., WIRATUNGA, N., MASSIE, S. and COOPER, K. 2018. Study of similarity metrics for matching network-based personalised human activity recognition. In Minor, M. (ed.) Workshop proceedings for the 26th International conference on case-based reasoning (ICCBR 2018), 9-12 July 2018, Stockholm, Sweden, pages 91-95. Available from: http://iccbr18.com/wp-content/uploads/ICCBR-2018-V3.pdf#page=91

Personalised Human Activity Recognition (HAR) models trained using data from the target user (subject-dependent) have been shown to be superior to non personalised models that are trained on data from a general population (subject-independent). Howev... Read More about Study of similarity metrics for matching network-based personalised human activity recognition..

Investigating adherence and quality of life in relation to group based exercise among individuals with multiple sclerosis: a systematic review. (2017)
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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..

Perceived levels of physical activity amongst people with Parkinson's: impact of age, gender and geography. (2017)
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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..

The effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation on work participation for adults with musculoskeletal disorders: an umbrella review. (2017)
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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..

Accuracy of physical activity recognition from a wrist-worn sensor. (2017)
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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 health-oriented attitudes and lifestyles of allied health professions university students. (2016)
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EWEN, J. and ALEXANDER, L. 2016. The health-oriented attitudes and lifestyles of allied health professions university students. Presented at the 2016 Faculty of Public Health annual conference: strong voices: pragmatic public health, 27-28 October 2016, Dunblane, UK.

The health-orientated attitudes and lifestyles of allied health professions university students was a research project using quantitative methods (survey and measuring tool) to 1) Explore Health Sciences students' understanding/response towards the c... Read More about The health-oriented attitudes and lifestyles of allied health professions university students..

Health improvement and health promotion education of undergraduate radiographers in a Scottish HEI. (2016)
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WAREING, A.K. and HOWARD, M. 2016. Health improvement and health promotion education of undergraduate radiographers in a Scottish HEI. Presented at the 2016 UK Radiological congress (UKRC 2016): future imaging: expectation, demand, delivery, 6-8 June 2016, Liverpool, UK.

Health Professionals (AHPs) (including radiographers) have been identified as a key workforce to improve and promote the health and wellbeing of the UK population by 'making every contact count (MECC)'.

The role of selenium supplementation in cardiovascular disease prevention: an in vitro study to identify the molecular mechanism(s). (2015)
Presentation / Conference
LEIGHTON, D., GOUA, M., DOLAN, E., BURGESS, K. and BERMANO, G. 2015. The role of selenium supplementation in cardiovascular disease prevention: an in vitro study to identify the molecular mechanism(s). Presented at the 2015 Nutrition Society Scottish section meeting: diet, gene regulation and metabolic disease, 25-26 March 2015, Aberdeen, UK.

Obesity is a worldwide epidemic, with two thirds of the UK population either overweight or obese (body mass index (BMI) 25–29·9 and >30 kg/m2 respectively). Obesity is characterised by systemic oxidative stress (OS), which itself results from chronic... Read More about The role of selenium supplementation in cardiovascular disease prevention: an in vitro study to identify the molecular mechanism(s)..