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Exercise

Spreading the word: exercise after ileostomy

Frontline article - Posted on 30/09/2016

Physio Gillian Clarke recommends that patients take a softly-softly approach to exercise after having an ileostomy, as Gill Hitchcock and Mark Gould discovered. ...

Editor's comment: working out

Frontline article - Posted on 16/09/2016

You’ll find plenty of inspiration in this issue of Frontline – in fact we hope you always do. But this time you’ll see some of ...

Physical activity engagement in early rheumatoid arthritis: a qualitative study to inform intervention development

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 30/08/2016

Background Physical activity (PA) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is lower than in the general population. PA can improve physical function in RA, decrease chronic inflammation and reduce ...

Encouraging healthy spine habits to prevent low back pain in children: an observational study of adherence to exercise

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 30/08/2016

Background Low back pain (LBP) in adolescence is a predictor of adult LBP. Strategies to educate children and encourage healthy spine habits may prevent LBP. Poor adherence to health programmes can be a ...

Exercise advice videos

Page - Posted on 09/08/2016

9 August 2016 These exercise videos are designed to help alleviate a range of conditions: Back pain Carpal tunnel ...

Physio keeps 75-year-old running for 75 marathons in 75 days

News item - Posted on 18/07/2016

18 July 2016 A physio from Yorkshire is facing one of her toughest challenges, to keep a 75-year-old on the road while he runs 75 ...

IFOMPT conference: Physios need to develop strategies for getting patients active

News item - Posted on 08/07/2016

8 July 2016 Physiotherapists are being urged to promote physical activity to their patients in an attempt to improve the health of ...

Physio findings: evidence backs exercise for COPD

Frontline article - Posted on 31/05/2016

In our regular round up of research Janet Wright looks at the evidence for exercise for COPD and Michele Harms highlights the latest articles online and in print. ...

Decreased health-related physical fitness in adults with ankylosing spondylitis: a cross-sectional controlled study

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 26/05/2016

Objectives (1) Assess the health-related physical fitness of adults with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and compare these to the general population, and (2) examine the relationships between physical ...

Relationship between lung function and Modified Shuttle Test performance in adult patients with cystic fibrosis: a cross-sectional, retrospective study

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 26/05/2016

Objectives To investigate the relationship between lung function and exercise capacity in adults with cystic fibrosis (CF), and to develop a CF-specific equation to predict Modified Shuttle Test (MST) ...

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