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Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation increases daily physical activity of patients following myocardial infarction: subanalysis of two randomised controlled trials

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 24/02/2017

Objective To assess the effects of an exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation programme on daily physical activity levels of patients following myocardial infarction. Design Subanalysis of two ...

Can we use the 6-minute step test instead of the 6-minute walking test? An observational study

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 24/02/2017

Objective To verify whether or not heart rate is maintained below the calculated submaximal level in healthy, sedentary subjects when they perform the 6-minute step test (6MST) and the 6-minute walking ...

Physio findings

Frontline article - Posted on 10/02/2017

Caroline White and Katherine Jones write about the latest physiotherapy research ...

In review: featured books and video and e-book

Frontline article - Posted on 30/01/2017

Our featured book titled 'Play in Healthcare for Adults' deal with the fundamentals of play and its importance in the political health agenda.  Read on... ...

Belfast physio helps hospice colleagues get physically fit

News item - Posted on 25/01/2017

25 January 2017 A physio at Belfast’s Marie Curie Hospice plans to build on a fitness week for staff by arranging ongoing exercise ...

Physios launch Workout at Work winter special

News item - Posted on 06/01/2017

6 January 2017 NHS staff in Warwickshire enjoyed their W@WD exercise sessions so much that physiotherapists have devised a special ...

Private practice: Gym’s the word

Frontline article - Posted on 04/01/2017

If anyone knows about exercise, it’s a physio. Gill Hitchcock headed to the East Midlands, where CSP members are revolutionising the art of gym coaching. ...

Exercise can help older people stay independent and mentally well, says NICE

News item - Posted on 08/12/2016

8 December 2016 Older people who are at risk of losing their independence, or of a decline in mental wellbeing, should be offered ...

Exercise prescription for non-specific chronic low back pain (NSCLBP): a qualitative study of patients’ experiences of involvement in decision making

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 06/12/2016

Background The culture of current clinical practice calls for collaboration between therapists and patients, sharing power and responsibility. This paper reports on the findings of a qualitative study ...

NICE guidelines put exercise at the heart of managing low back pain

News item - Posted on 29/11/2016

30 November 2016 New recommendations on the treatment of low back pain represent ‘an important moment for our profession’, according ...

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