The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

Basket

View your shopping cart.

Quality of life

Effects of a pre-operative home-based inspiratory muscle training programme on perceived health-related quality of life in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 25/08/2017

Objectives Pre-operative inspiratory muscle training has been shown to decrease the incidence of postoperative pneumonia and length of hospital stay in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass ...

Physio findings: falls prevention hinges on following advice

Frontline article - Posted on 12/05/2017

Caroline White reports on the latest studies with implications for physio staff, while Katherine Jones examines the importance of one of them, a falls prevention randomised controlled trial. ...

Active Residents in Care Homes (ARCH): study protocol to investigate the implementation and outcomes of a whole-systems activity programme in residential care homes for older people

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 24/02/2017

Objectives To evaluate the effectiveness, acceptability and costs of  Active Residents in Care Homes, ARCH  – a programme aiming to increase opportunities for activity in older care home residents. ...

Short-term effects of three slow expiratory airway clearance techniques in patients with bronchiectasis: a randomised crossover trial

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 25/11/2016

Objective To compare the efficacy of three slow expiratory airway clearance techniques (ACTs). Design Randomised crossover trial. Setting Tertiary hospital. Participants ...

Smoking status and its relationship with exercise capacity, physical activity in daily life and quality of life in physically independent, elderly individuals

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 27/02/2015

Objective To investigate the relationship between smoking status and exercise capacity, physical activity in daily life and health-related quality of life in physically independent, elderly (≥60 years) ...

Calculating the costs of an 8-week, physiotherapy-led exercise intervention in deconditioned cancer survivors in the early survivorship period (the PEACH trial)

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 30/05/2014

Strong evidence exists for rehabilitation programmes following a cancer diagnosis, although little is known about their cost. The effects of an 8-week, physiotherapy-led, structured group intervention ...

Feasibility, safety and outcomes of playing Kinect Adventures!™ for people with Parkinson's disease: a pilot study

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 30/05/2014

Objectives To assess the feasibility, safety and outcomes of playing Microsoft Kinect Adventures™ for people with Parkinson's disease in order to guide the design of a randomised clinical trial. ...

Self-managed loaded exercise versus usual physiotherapy treatment for rotator cuff tendinopathy: a pilot randomised controlled trial

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 28/02/2014

Objectives Rotator cuff tendinopathy is a common source of shoulder pain characterised by persistent and/or recurrent problems for a proportion of sufferers. The aim of this study was to pilot the ...

Physio findings: Public Health

Frontline article - Posted on 18/02/2014

In our regular column on research that's relevant to physiotherapists, Janet Wright looks at the latest clinical findings. ...

The impact of selective neck dissection on shoulder and cervical spine movements

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 04/10/2010

Objective To investigate the deficits in function following a function-preserving neck dissection by comparing operative versus non-operative sides for cervical spine and shoulder movements in ...

Back to top