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The use of ketogenic diets in children living with drug resistant epilepsy, glucose transporter 1 deficiency syndrome and pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency: a scoping review. (2024)
Journal Article
CAMERON, T., ALLAN, K. and COOPER, K. [2024]. The use of ketogenic diets in children living with drug resistant epilepsy, glucose transporter 1 deficiency syndrome and pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency: a scoping review. Journal of human nutrition and dietetics [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jhn.13324

The ketogenic diet (KD) is a high fat, moderate protein and very low carbohydrate diet. It can be used as a medical treatment for drug-resistant epilepsy (DRE), glucose transporter 1 deficiency syndrome and pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency. The aim... Read More about The use of ketogenic diets in children living with drug resistant epilepsy, glucose transporter 1 deficiency syndrome and pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency: a scoping review..

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..

Exploring stakeholders' perceptions of peer support for adults with chronic pain: a mixed methods study. (2023)
Thesis
ARNOTT, R.E. 2023. Exploring stakeholders' perceptions of peer support for adults with chronic pain: a mixed methods study. Robert Gordon University, DPT thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-2270680

Peer support interventions could play a pivotal role in the management of chronic pain, yet there has not been a study to assess the preferences of adults with chronic pain or healthcare professionals regarding intervention components. Critical gaps... Read More about Exploring stakeholders' perceptions of peer support for adults with chronic pain: a mixed methods study..

Exploring the use of lung ultrasonography to access cardiac surgery patients: a scoping review. (2023)
Journal Article
FARRELL, C., COOPER, K., HAYWARD, S. and WALKER, C. 2024. Exploring the use of lung ultrasonography to assess cardiac surgery patients: a scoping review. Journal of diagnostic medical sonography [online], 40(1), pages 79-99. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/87564793231198521

Lung ultrasound (LUS) is a safe, quick, and portable diagnostic tool which can accurately detect respiratory complications post-surgery without radiation. The aim of this scoping review was to map the evidence base regarding the use of LUS within the... Read More about Exploring the use of lung ultrasonography to access cardiac surgery patients: a scoping review..

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..

The predictive validity of individualised load-velocity relationships for predicting 1RM: a systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis. (2023)
Journal Article
GREIG, L., ASPE, R.R., HALL, A., COMFORT, P., COOPER, K. and SWINTON, P.A. 2023. The predictive validity of individualised load-velocity relationships for predicting 1RM: a systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis. Sports medicine [online], 53(9), pages 1693-1708. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-023-01854-9

Load-velocity relationships are commonly used to estimate one-repetition maximums (1RMs). Proponents suggest these estimates can be obtained at high frequencies and assist with manipulating loads according to session-by-session fluctuations. Given th... Read More about The predictive validity of individualised load-velocity relationships for predicting 1RM: a systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis..

The accuracy of load-velocity relationships to predict 1RM: a systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis. [Dataset] (2023)
Dataset
GREIG, L., ASPE, R.R., HALL, A., COMFORT, P., COOPER, K. and SWINTON, P.A. 2023. The accuracy of load-velocity relationships to predict 1RM: a systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis. [Dataset]. Hosted on Open Science Framework (OSF) [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.17605/OSF.IO/6DXP5

The load lifted during resistance training is frequently prescribed in terms of a percentage of the maximum load that can be lifted for one repetition (1RM;González-Badillo and Sánchez-Medina 2010). This process allows for both individualisation of a... Read More about The accuracy of load-velocity relationships to predict 1RM: a systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis. [Dataset].

Students' perceptions of a UK physiotherapy student-led clinic. (2023)
Journal Article
WYNNE, D. and COOPER, K. 2023. Students' perceptions of a UK physiotherapy student-led clinic. Clinical teacher [online], 20(6), e13603. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/tct.13603

Student-led clinics (SLCs) are a mode of delivery whereby students take responsibility for the delivery of a health service or intervention. SLCs for physiotherapy have a wide range of uses, including enhancement of learning, replacement of clinical... Read More about Students' perceptions of a UK physiotherapy student-led clinic..

Exploring occupational irritant hand dermatitis amongst healthcare workers in NHS Grampian. [Poster] (2023)
Presentation / Conference
PAPADATOU, Z., WILLIAMS, H. and COOPER, K. 2023. Exploring occupational irritant hand dermatitis amongst healthcare workers in NHS Grampian. Poster presented at the 5th Panhellenic interdisciplinary conference on Nursing Research of the Institute of Health 2023 (INEPY 2023), 8-11 June 2023, Spetses, Greece.

Occupational Irritant Hand Dermatitis (OIHD) is emerging as an important risk caused by or made worse by work. OIHD can be responsible for significant and long-term health issues and can impact on the individual's employment. Healthcare workers are a... Read More about Exploring occupational irritant hand dermatitis amongst healthcare workers in NHS Grampian. [Poster].

Manual patient handling in the healthcare setting: a scoping review. (2023)
Journal Article
JOHNSON, K., SWINTON, P., PAVLOVA, A. and COOPER, K. 2023. Manual patient handling in the healthcare setting: a scoping review. Physiotherapy [online], 120, pages 60-77. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2023.06.003

Manual patient handling is the most frequently reported risk factor for work-related musculoskeletal disorders in healthcare. Patient handling tasks are routinely performed manually without assistive devices, and can create awkward postures and high... Read More about Manual patient handling in the healthcare setting: 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..

Return to work for adults following stroke: a scoping review of interventions, factors, barriers, and facilitators. (2023)
Journal Article
COUTTS, E. and COOPER, K. 2023. Return to work for adults following stroke: a scoping review of interventions, factors, barriers, and facilitators. JBI evidence synthesis [online], 21(9), pages 1794-1837. Available from: https://doi.org.10.11124/JBIES-22-00174

This scoping review aimed to map the literature on interventions, barriers, and facilitators for return to work for adults post-stroke with and without communication disorders. Difficulties in returning to work can significantly impact individuals fo... Read More about Return to work for adults following stroke: a scoping review of interventions, factors, barriers, and facilitators..

An exploration of movement and handling by physiotherapists in a rehabilitation setting: a motion analysis study. (2023)
Thesis
JOHNSON, K.S. 2023. An exploration of movement and handling by physiotherapists in a rehabilitation setting: a motion analysis study. Robert Gordon University, DPT thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-2071667

Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSD) affect between 56-80% of physiotherapists, with patient handling often reported as a risk factor. Physiotherapists use therapeutic handling to aid patient rehabilitation. Therapeutic handling involves th... Read More about An exploration of movement and handling by physiotherapists in a rehabilitation setting: a motion analysis study..

Effect of resistance exercise dose components for tendinopathy management: a systematic review with meta-analysis. (2023)
Journal Article
PAVLOVA, A.V., SHIM, J.S.C., MOSS, R., MACLEAN, C., BRANDIE, D., MITCHELL, L., GREIG, L., PARKINSON, E., ALEXANDER, L., BROWN, V.T., MORRISSEY, D., COOPER, K. and SWINTON, P.A. 2023. Effect of resistance exercise dose components for tendinopathy management: a systematic review with meta-analysis. British journal of sports medicine [online], 57(20), pages 1327-1334. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2022-105754

The objective of this study was to investigate potential moderating effects of resistance exercise dose components - including intensity, volume and frequency - for the management of common tendinopathies. The study was conducted through a systematic... Read More about Effect of resistance exercise dose components for tendinopathy management: a systematic review with meta-analysis..

What CBA-informed interventions currently exist to support prehabilitation? Scoping review protocol. [Protocol] (2023)
Other
SHIM, J., ALEXANDER, L., PEPPER, S., PAVLOVA, A., MCCALLUM, M. and COOPER, K. 2023. What CBA-informed interventions currently exist to support prehabilitation? Scoping review protocol. [Protocol]. OSF preprints [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/2q4af

Prehabilitation or pre-operative services vary extensively in content and accessibility, as there are currently no nationwide standards in place for providing and evaluating prehabilitation. Furthermore, there has been a lack of consideration of the... Read More about What CBA-informed interventions currently exist to support prehabilitation? Scoping review protocol. [Protocol].