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Obesity is associated with postural balance on unstable surfaces but not with fear of falling in older adults
Patrícia Azevedo Garcia, Letícia Lopes de Queiroz, Mônica Batista Duarte Caetano, Karla Helena Coelho Vilaça e Silva, Tânia Cristina Dias da Silva Hamu

  • Obesity in older adults is associated with postural imbalance on unstable surfaces.

  • Obesity in older adults is not associated with increased fear of falling.

  • Overweight is not associated with imbalance on unstable surfaces.

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Available online 22 August 2020
The RESOLVE Trial for people with chronic low back pain: statistical analysis plan
Matthew K. Bagg, Serigne Lo, Aidan G. Cashin, Robert D. Herbert, Neil E. O’Connell, Hopin Lee, Markus Hübscher, Benedict M. Wand, Edel O’Hagan, Rodrigo R.N. Rizzo, G. Lorimer Moseley, Tasha R. Stanton, Christopher G. Maher, Stephen Goodall, Sopany Saing, James H. McAuley

  • This is the statistical analysis plan for the RESOLVE trial for chronic low back pain.

  • RESOLVE compares graded sensory-motor precision training to sham-control.

  • We will use mixed-effects models to analyse the primary and secondary outcomes.

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Available online 17 August 2020
Inter-rater reliability of the Johns Hopkins Highest Level of Mobility Scale (JH-HLM) in the intensive care unit
Stephanie Hiser, Chi Ryang Chung, Amy Toonstra, Lisa Aronson Friedman, Elizabeth Colantuoni, Erik Hoyer, Dale M. Needham

  • The JH-HLM has excellent reliability when used by physical therapists in the ICU.

  • The JH-HLM has excellent reliability across several types of ICUs.

  • Trained physical therapists can use the JH-HLM to reliably measure observed patient mobility in the ICU.

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Available online 16 August 2020
Translation and cross-cultural adaptation of the Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease Pediatric Scale to Brazilian Portuguese and determination of its measurement properties
Karoliny Lisandra Teixeira Cruz, Ana Cristina Resende Camargos, Juliana Cardoso, Cyntia Rogean de Jesus Alves de Baptista, Aline Duprat Ramos, Ana Claudia Mattiello-Sverzut, Joshua Burns, Hércules Ribeiro Leite

  • The CMTPedS-Br is culturally appropriate for the Brazilian population.

  • The CMTPedS-Br showed adequate reliability and face validity.

  • The CMTPedS-Br will allow Brazil to be part of multicentered studies on such a rare but debilitating condition.

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Available online 15 August 2020
Strategies for a safe and assertive telerehabilitation practice
Iuri Fioratti, Lívia G. Fernandes, Felipe J. Reis, Bruno T. Saragiotto
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Available online 13 August 2020
Physical activity and inactivity among different body composition phenotypes in individuals with moderate to very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Lorena P. Schneider, Larissa G. Sartori, Felipe V.C. Machado, Daniele Dala Pola, Diery Fernandes Rugila, Raquel P. Hirata, Mariana P. Bertoche, Carlos A. Camillo, Nidia A. Hernandes, Karina C. Furlanetto, Fabio Pitta

  • Phenotypes of individuals with COPD vary according to body composition and (in)activity.

  • Different clinical impacts are present in patients according to these phenotypes.

  • Obesity associated to sarcopenia and inactivity is the most debilitating phenotype.

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Available online 12 August 2020
Effectiveness of mechanical diagnosis and therapy in patients with non-specific chronic low back pain: a literature review with meta-analysis
Enrique Sanchis-Sánchez, Enrique Lluch-Girbés, Pepe Guillart-Castells, Sylvia Georgieva, Pablo García-Molina, Jose-María Blasco

  • Chronic low back pain (CLBP) is a primary cause of pain and disability.

  • Mechanical diagnosis and therapy (MDT) is a suitable approach for CLBP.

  • Improvements with MDT in CLBP are similar to other physical therapy approaches.

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Available online 8 August 2020
Use of the STarT Back Screening Tool in patients with chronic low back pain receiving physical therapy interventions
Flávia Cordeiro Medeiros, Evelyn Cassia Salomão, Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa, Diego Galace de Freitas, Thiago Yukio Fukuda, Renan Lima Monteiro, Marco Aurélio Nemitalla Added, Alessandra Narciso Garcia, Lucíola da Cunha Menezes Costa

  • The SBST can be used to stratify baseline characteristics in patients with chronic LBP.

  • Outcomes over a 6-month period were consistently greater in high risk patients.

  • The SBST itself predicts disability in both short and medium terms.

  • The SBST does not add predictive value to basic baseline characteristics.

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Available online 8 August 2020
Arm span as a predictor of the six-minute walk test in healthy children
Buse Ozcan Kahraman, Ertugrul Yuksel, Abdurrahman Nalbant, Umut Ziya Kocak, Bayram Unver

  • 6MWT is the most frequent and well-established test used in clinical settings and research.

  • 6MWT distance has strong positive association with age, arm span, height, and weight.

  • Arm span, similar to height, is a strong predictor of 6MWT distance in healthy children.

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Available online 7 August 2020
Childhood disability: can people implement the F-words in low and middle-income countries – and how?
Hércules Ribeiro Leite, Paula Silva de Carvalho Chagas, Peter Rosenbaum
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Available online 5 August 2020
Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy

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