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Comparing the experience of individuals with primary and secondary lymphoedema: A qualitative study
Ángela Río-González, Francisco Molina-Rueda, Domingo Palacios-Ceña, Isabel Mª Alguacil-Diego

  • Living with a lymphoedema is an emotional challenge.

  • Living with a lymphoedema is to adapt your life to the new situation.

  • Subjects with primary lymphoedema perceive lack of clinical care.

  • Subjects with cancer-related lymphoedema suffer a greater psychological impact.

  • The experience of living with LE is more dependent on its location than on its cause.

Uncorrected Proof. Available online 3 June 2020
Difference in the running biomechanics between preschoolers and adults
Rachel X.Y. Wei, Zoe Y.S. Chan, Janet H.W. Zhang, Gary L. Shum, Chao-Ying Chen, Roy T.H. Cheung

  • Toddlers demonstrated similar vertical loading rates and footstrike pattern when compared to adults.

  • Toddlers demonstrated a greater cadence and shorter stride length than adults.

  • Adults need not to modify the running biomechanics according to the posture in toddlers.

Available online 3 June 2020
The addition of blood flow restriction to resistance exercise in individuals with knee pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Mikhail Santos Cerqueira, Wouber Hérickson de Brito Vieira
Available online 3 June 2020
Use of supplemental oxygen during exercise testing and training for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a survey of Australian pulmonary rehabilitation programs
Regina W.M. Leung, Jennifer A. Alison, Sue C. Jenkins, Anne E. Holland, Kylie Hill, Norman R. Morris, Lissa M. Spencer, Catherine J. Hill, Annemarie L. Lee, Helen E. Seale, Nola M. Cecins, Christine F. McDonald, Zoe J. McKeough

  • SpO2 was commonly monitored during exercise testing

  • Oxygen was available during exercise testing and training in most programs

  • The rationale for prescribing oxygen during exercise varied between programs

Available online 3 June 2020
Analysis of the measurement properties of the Brazilian-Portuguese version of the Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia-11 in patients with fibromyalgia
Evany Maira Espirito Santo Salvador, Katherinne Ferro Moura Franco, Gisela Cristiane Miyamoto, Yuri Rafael dos Santos Franco, Cristina Maria Nunes Cabral

  • The Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia-11 assesses the kinesiophobia construct.

  • The Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia-11 is a consistent and reliable questionnaire.

  • The Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia-11 showed improvement in kinesiophobia after an exercise-based intervention in patients with fibromyalgia.

Available online 31 May 2020
Association between sensory processing and activity performance in children with cerebral palsy levels I-II on the gross motor function classification system
Sílvia Leticia Pavão, Camila Resende Gâmbaro Lima, Nelci Adriana Cicuto Ferreira Rocha

  • Sensory disorders in cerebral palsy are associated with lower activity performance.

  • Sensory disorders in cerebral palsy are associated with lack of independence.

  • Sensory disorders in cerebral palsy may limit motor actions impacting activity.

  • Sensory disorders in cerebral palsy should be addressed in rehabilitation.

Uncorrected Proof. Available online 31 May 2020
Reply to letter to editor on “The addition of blood flow restriction to resistance exercise in individuals with knee pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis”
Iván Cuyul-Vasquez, Héctor Gutiérrez-Espinoza, Felipe Araya-Quintanilla

  • The effect of resistance exercise with BRF is not more effective that resistance exercise in in patients with knee pain.

  • Our study was unable to demonstrate the clinical benefits of resistance exercise with BRF in subjects with knee pain.

  • Further studies are needed to support the clinical effect of BRF in pain intensity and knee function in these patients.

Available online 31 May 2020
Impaired performance of women with patellofemoral pain during functional tests
Camile Ludovico Zamboti, Carlos Augusto Marçal Camillo, Amanda Paula Ricardo Rodrigues da Cunha, Thaiuana Maia Ferreira, Christiane Souza Guerino Macedo

  • Women with PFP present worse performance in functional tests than an age-matched control group.

  • Investigated functional tests are reliable in women with or without PFP.

  • Investigated functional tests do not seem to be valid tools to identify functional limitations due to anterior knee pain.

Available online 29 May 2020
TOPS – a randomized controlled trial of exercise and education to prevent recurrence of low back pain: statistical analysis plan
Giovanni E. Ferreira, Chung-Wei Christine Lin, Matthew Leigh Stevens, Mark J. Hancock, Jane Latimer, Trish Wisbey-Roth, Chris G. Maher

  • We will monitor compliance with the intervention and adverse events.

  • Data will be analyzed following intention-to-treat principles.

  • A cost-effectiveness analysis will be performed.

Available online 23 May 2020
Investigating the rigour of research findings in experimental studies assessing the effects of breaking up prolonged sitting – extended scoping review
Coralie English, Ishanka Weerasekara, Anjelica Carlos, Sebastien Chastin, Gary Crowfoot, Claire Fitzsimons, Anne Forster, Elizabeth Holliday, Heidi Janssen, Paul Mackie, Gillian Mead, David Dunstan

  • Only 50% of the published trials were registered.

  • Unregistered trials may have collected other measures that remain unreported.

  • Many additional outcomes not appearing in trial registries were published.

  • Some reported positive findings are likely spurious due to unadjusted multiple comparisons.

Available online 19 May 2020
Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy

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