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  1. The advent of social media such as Facebook has introduced new opportunities for knowledge sharing and professional networking. Currently, little is known on how physiotherapists participate in virtual communi...

    Authors: Stefano Vercelli
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2016 6:10
  2. Patient-reported outcome measures can improve the management of patients with non-specific neck pain. The choice of measure greatly depends on its content and psychometric properties. Most questionnaires were ...

    Authors: Leonardo Pellicciari, Francesca Bonetti, Damiano Di Foggia, Mauro Monesi and Stefano Vercelli
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2016 6:9
  3. The Ponseti method of managing clubfoot was introduced in Zimbabwe in 2011. This followed massive training of health workers such as medical rehabilitation practitioners through a programme called the Zimbabwe...

    Authors: N. Munambah, M. Chiwaridzo and T. Mapingure
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2016 6:7
  4. The level of functioning in people discharged from hospital after hip arthroplasty is very heterogeneous and prognostic factors are not fully understood. The aim of this study was to determine the mean level o...

    Authors: Mattia Morri, Emanuela Natali and Daniele Tosarelli
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2016 6:6
  5. The physical job demands of physiotherapists require optimal level of physical fitness (PF), which is often not evaluated in practice. In this study, we assessed selected components of physical fitness of Ghan...

    Authors: Ajediran I. Bello, Emmanuel Bonney and Bridget Opoku
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2016 6:2

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Archives of Physiotherapy 2016 6:3

  6. Following the discovery of Mirror Neuron System (MNS), Action Observation Training (AOT) has become an emerging rehabilitation tool to improve motor functions both in neurologic and orthopedic pathologies.

    Authors: Elisabetta Sarasso, Mariano Gemma, Federica Agosta, Massimo Filippi and Roberto Gatti
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2015 5:14
  7. Recurrent non-specific low back pain (NSLBP) is increasingly becoming common among adolescents worldwide. A recent study in Zimbabwe showed a relatively high prevalence (28.8 %) among high school students. Inf...

    Authors: Matthew Chiwaridzo and Nirmala Naidoo
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2015 5:13
  8. Walking requires a high attentional cost for balance control and interferes with the control of attention. However, it is unclear whether the performance of visual spatial attention control, which is one of th...

    Authors: Soichiro Koyama, Shigeo Tanabe, Yuichi Hirakawa, Hiroaki Sakurai and Yoshikiyo Kanada
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2015 5:12
  9. Often, interventions targeting the kinematic and temporal and spatial changes in gait commonly seen after a stroke are based on observations of walking. Having the capacity to objectively identify such changes...

    Authors: Robert Wellmon, Amy Degano, Joseph A. Rubertone, Sandra Campbell and Kelly A. Russo
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2015 5:11
  10. Psychosocial factors precipitate and perpetuate the risk of developing long-term Low-Back Pain (LBP) with resultant disability. However, management of psychosocial aspects of LBP still remains a major challeng...

    Authors: Chidozie Emmanuel Mbada, Olusola Ayanniyi and Samuel Olusegun Ogunlade
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2015 5:10
  11. Despite the use of citation rate as a measure of quality of research is strongly criticized and debated, it remain a widely used method to evaluate performances of researchers, articles and journals. The aim o...

    Authors: Matteo Paci, Niccolò Landi, Gennaro Briganti and Bruna Lombardi
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2015 5:9
  12. The analysis of joints kinematics is important in clinical practice and in research. Nowadays it is possible to evaluate the mobility of joints in vivo with different motion capture techniques available in the...

    Authors: Corrado Cescon, Andrea Tettamanti, Marco Barbero and Roberto Gatti
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2015 5:8
  13. Glenohumeral subluxation (GHS) is a common symptom following stroke. Many therapists postulate that GHS may be reduced if the base of support (BOS) is reduced and the centre of mass (COM) is raised as this req...

    Authors: Nichola J. Hatton and Rachel C. Stockley
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2015 5:7
  14. The central nervous system (CNS) has plastic properties allowing its adaptation through development. These properties are still maintained in the adult age and potentially activated in case of brain lesion. In...

    Authors: Pawel Kiper, Alfonc Baba, Michela Agostini and Andrea Turolla
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2015 5:6
  15. The aim of this paper is to determine whether daily functional electrical stimulation (FES) is effective in improving self-perceptions of individually identified mobility performance problems in children with ...

    Authors: Dayna Pool, Jane Valentine, A. Marie Blackmore, Jennifer Colegate, Natasha Bear, Katherine Stannage and Catherine Elliott
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2015 5:5
  16. Several studies indicate that the gait pattern of subjects suffering from scoliosis differs from the norm. However, there is conflicting evidence regarding the source of this discrepancy.

    Authors: Cassandra Kay Haber and Mark Sacco
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2015 5:4
  17. Early physical rehabilitation enhances functional recovery in stroke survivors. Supported standing is a common adjunctive therapeutic practice in subjects with several central nervous diseases who are unable t...

    Authors: Francesco Ferrarello, Gabriella Deluca, Assunta Pizzi, Carlo Baldini, Francesca Iori, Niccolò Marchionni and Mauro Di Bari
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2015 5:2