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Through the athlete lens: A novel study exploring the perspectives and experiences of injury prevention practices in women playing elite Australian Football
Andrea M. Bruder, Kay M. Crossley, Alex Donaldson, Andrea B. Mosler

  • Athletes believe injury prevention practices have multiple aims and benefits.

  • Lack of knowledge, time, and competing demands were perceived as program barriers.

  • Education, resources, and positive club culture facilitated program adoption.

  • Full-time professional contracts and improved resources may enhance implementation.

  • Program implementation is a shared responsibility.

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Available online 11 June 2021
A randomised controlled trial of implementation of a guideline-based clinical pathway of care to improve health outcomes following whiplash injury (Whiplash ImPaCT): Statistical analysis plan
Michele Sterling, Trudy Rebbeck, Luke B. Connelly, Andrew Leaver, Carrie Ritchie, Aila Bandong, Martin Mackey, Ian D. Cameron, Geoffrey Mitchell, Mohit Arora, Nigel R. Armfield

  • a statistical plan of a randomised controlled trial of a clinical pathway of care for whiplash.

  • The clinical trial aims to improve outcomes after whiplash injury.

  • Primary outcomes are global recovery and neck disability.

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Available online 10 June 2021
Dyspnea could be accurately assessed by a caregiver in hospitalized patients with respiratory diseases: Interrater reliability and agreement study
Gregory Reychler, Marc Beaumont, Anne-Claire Latiers, Thierry Pieters, Antoine Fremault
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Available online 10 June 2021
Effects of lumbar lordosis increment on gait deteriorations in ambulant boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: A cross-sectional study
Meral Bilgilisoy Filiz, Naciye Füsun Toraman, Muhammet Gültekin Kutluk, Serkan Filiz, Şebnem Koldaş Doğan, Tuncay Çakır, Aylin Yaman
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Available online 10 June 2021
New method for evaluating maximal respiratory pressures: Concurrent validity, test-retest, and inter-rater reliability
Bruna M.F. Silveira, Manoel C.B. Pereira, Daniella R. Cardoso, Giane A. Ribeiro-Samora, Henrique R. Martins, Verônica F. Parreira

  • Maximal respiratory pressures performed with the TrueForce are valid.

  • Maximal respiratory pressures at functional residual capacity are reliable.

  • PImax is significantly lower if performed at functional residual capacity.

  • PEmax is significantly lower if performed at functional residual capacity.

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Available online 10 June 2021
Self-management at the core of back pain care: 10 key points for clinicians
Alice Kongsted, Inge Ris, Per Kjaer, Jan Hartvigsen

  • Self-management support is person-centred care reinforcing patient autonomy.

  • Avoid strong clinician control and help patients developing self-efficacy.

  • Let patients’ value-based goals and shared decisions guide management.

  • Help patients make sense of symptoms and reframe unhelpful perspectives.

    Use supervised exercises as a tool to practice problem-solving skills

Open access
Available online 10 June 2021
Physiological abnormalities and adverse events during physical therapy in the intensive care unit after cardiac surgery: A prospective observational study
Mayson Laércio de Araújo Sousa, Vera Regina de Moraes Coimbra, Mauro Tadashi Takei, Cyalmê Cristina de Almeida Melo, Maria Ignêz Zaneti Feltrim, Emilia Nozawa

  • The most common adverse events were hemodynamic changes and dizziness/vertigo.

  • Adverse events were more frequent in mechanically ventilated patients.

  • Most adverse events required minimal to no additional treatment.

  • The occurrence of adva adverse events was not associated with worse clinical outcomes.

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Available online 25 May 2021
Prevalence of overuse injuries in athletes from individual and team sports: A systematic review with meta-analysis and GRADE recommendations
Manuella F. Franco, Fernanda O. Madaleno, Thaís M.N. de Paula, Thiago V. Ferreira, Rafael Z. Pinto, Renan A. Resende

  • This review provides prevalence of overuse injuries in athletes from individual and team sports.

  • Current low-quality evidence suggests that the prevalence is likely to change with future high-quality studies.

  • The prevalence of overuse injuries in individual sports (42.0%) was higher than in team sports (33.0%).

  • The high prevalence levels of overuse injuries in athletes might compromise athletes participation and performance.

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Available online 24 May 2021
Clinimetric properties of the SATIS-Stroke questionnaire in the Brazilian population: A satisfaction assessment measure addressing activities and participation after a stroke
Gabriela Santos Pereira, Fernanda Ishida Corrêa, Cíntia Elord Júlio, Jean-Louis Thonnard, Edouard Bouffioulx, João Carlos Ferrari Corrêa, Soraia Micaela Silva

  • The Brazilian version of the SATIS-Stroke questionnaire exhibited adequate measure properties.

  • SATIS-Stroke considers the perspective of the patient on their performance in activities and situations of daily living.

  • The SATIS-Stroke offers important data for decision-making with regard to treatment and follow up of stroke survivors.

  • These findings can contribute to the development of effective evaluation strategies.

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Available online 22 May 2021
Incentive spirometer: Aspects of the clinical practice of physical therapists from Minas Gerais working with patients with respiratory dysfunction
Liliane Patrícia de Souza Mendes, Larissa Faria Borges, Letícia Mendonça, Dayane Montemezzo, Giane Amorim Ribeiro-Samora, Verônica Franco Parreira

  • Most physical therapists do not fully understand incentive spirometry indications.

  • Most professionals do not fully understand incentive spirometry contraindications.

  • Half of the physical therapists have the scientific background to choose the devices.

  • Flow-oriented incentive spirometry was the most available device in public institutions.

  • Strategies to bring professionals closer to evidence-based practice are needed.

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Available online 21 May 2021
Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy

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