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Perspectives of Nigerian Athletes About Physiotherapy Services in Sports Injury Management: Implications for Rehabilitation

Adesola C. Odole, Olawale T. Agbomeji, Ogochukwu K.K. Onyeso, Joshua O. Ojo, and Nse A. Odunaiya

very familiar with physiotherapists, and their services as physiotherapists are usually attached to sport teams, with other members of the health care team. In such settings, athletes’ knowledge and perceptions toward physiotherapy services have an impact on their general attitude toward these services

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The Effect of Staged Versus Usual Care Physiotherapy on Knee Function Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Kestrel McNeill, Hana Marmura, Melanie Werstine, Greg Alcock, Trevor Birmingham, Kevin Willits, Alan Getgood, Marie-Eve LeBel, Robert Litchfield, Dianne Bryant, and J. Robert Giffin

length of rehabilitation/commitment, cost, insurance, activity restrictions, type and progression of exercises, patient control, enjoyment, and assessment of progress. 12 Adherence is a multifactorial concept influenced by personal schedules, income, housing location, and access to physiotherapy clinics

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The Effects of the Mulligan Concept on Adults With Lateral Epicondylalgia Compared With Traditional Physiotherapy: A Critically Appraised Topic

Shayane Santiago, Moni Syeda, Jason Bartholomew, and Russell T. Baker

the literature to guide clinical application of the findings is warranted. 15 Therefore, the purpose of our paper was to examine the effects of MC MWM tennis elbow technique in combination with traditional physiotherapy on lateral elbow pain and grip strength compared with traditional physiotherapy

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The Physiotherapy in Preschools Program: Describing a Student-Led Assessment Service for Children With Possible Motor Skill Difficulties

Margarita D. Tsiros, Emily J. Ward, Sophie Lefmann, and Susan Hillier

service for children with possible motor skill difficulties. Hence, the aim of this study was to describe the physiotherapy in preschools (PIPS) program and undertake an initial evaluation to see if the program was a feasible and sustainable option to assist children with possible motor skill difficulties

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Development and Evaluation of a New Observational Tool to Document the Use of Teaching Strategies in Physiotherapy

Jorine Schoenmaker, Han Houdijk, Bert Steenbergen, Heleen A. Reinders-Messelink, and Marina M. Schoemaker

Effective motor interventions, such as those executed in the context of physiotherapy, are paramount for individuals with motor difficulties. Without effective physiotherapy treatment, many rehabilitation populations are at risk of entering a vicious cycle of inactivity and impeded motor

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The Path to Translating Focus of Attention Research into Canadian Physiotherapy, Part 2: Physiotherapist Interviews Reveal Impacting Factors and Barriers to Focus of Attention Use

Julia Hussien, Lauren Gignac, Lauren Shearer, and Diane M. Ste-Marie

The Path to Translating Focus of Attention Research into Physiotherapy—Part 2 For over two decades, researchers have explored how manipulating a person’s focus of attention impacts motor performance and learning (see Wulf, 2013 for a review and Chua et al., 2021 for a recent meta-analysis). The

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The Path to Translating Focus of Attention Research Into Canadian Physiotherapy, Part 1: Physiotherapists’ Self-Reported Focus of Attention Use Via a Study-Specific Questionnaire

Julia Hussien and Diane Ste-Marie

with clinical populations is particularly important to the field of rehabilitation; in fact, physiotherapists Hunt et al. ( 2017 ) have highlighted the importance of translating FOA knowledge into physiotherapy to maximize treatment outcomes. Despite such recommendations, studies suggest that little

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The Path to Translating Focus of Attention Research Into Canadian Physiotherapy, Part 4: Sequentially Linking Assessment Outcomes Into a Chain of Evidence Supporting the Workshop

Julia Hussien, Liza Khodko, Cooper Macdonald, and Diane Ste-Marie

promoting an external focus on the part of clients by physiotherapists. As such, in 2017, Hunt, Paez, and Folmar, who are themselves physiotherapists, made a specific call for the translation of the external focus benefit into physiotherapy practice. Consequently, as detailed in the title, the current

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The Path to Translating Focus of Attention Research Into Canadian Physiotherapy, Part 3: Designing a Workshop Through Consultation With Physiotherapists and Focus of Attention Researchers

Julia Hussien, Lauren Gignac, Lauren Shearer, and Diane M. Ste-Marie

on focus of attention in their physiotherapy curriculum as a barrier that hindered the effective use of focus of attention in their practice. Accordingly, these physiotherapists recommended the development of focus of attention workshop to assist them in using evidence-based learning principles

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Priming Effects of Anodal Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation on the Effects of Conventional Physiotherapy on Balance and Muscle Performance in Athletes With Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury

Zeinab Tohidirad, Fatemeh Ehsani, Rasool Bagheri, and Shapour Jaberzadeh

physiotherapy (PT), which includes exercise therapy and the application of different electrotherapeutic techniques. 6 In this regard, many studies showed that although these types of interventions can significantly enhance ligament repair and improve the function of muscles around the knee, they cannot