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Comparison between different health state utility instruments in patients with fibromyalgia
Katherinne Ferro Moura Franco, Cristina Maria Nunes Cabral, Evany Maira Espirito Santo Salvador, Gisela Cristiane Miyamoto

  • There was moderate correlation between the EQ-5D and the SF-6D, and moderate correlation between the SF-6D and the EQ-VAS

  • The EQ-5D, the SF-6D, and EQ-VAS presented moderate correlation with the impact of fibromyalgia

  • The EQ-VAS was not correlated with the EQ-5D

  • The EQ-5D was responsive at 8-week and 6-month and the SF-6D was only responsive at 6-month follow-up

  • Impact of fibromyalgia, symptom duration, and depression, were associated with the utility indexes

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Available online 23 March 2021
Convergent validity and reproducibility of the International classification of functioning, disability and health (ICF) core set for the physical health of community-dwelling older adults
Isabel Oliveira Monteiro, Naama Samai Costa Oliveira, João Afonso Ruaro, Diego de Sousa Dantas, Saionara Maria Aires da Câmara

  • The ICF core set presents convergent validity with common measures of physical health, as well as physical performance.

  • The classification proposed by the ICF core set is also reproducible.

  • The ICF core set can be used with confidence by clinicians and researchers.

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Available online 15 March 2021
A qualitative study of patient’s perceptions of two cardiac rehabilitation models
Isabella de Oliveira Nascimento, Marcella Guimarães Assis, Gabriela Lima de Melo Ghisi, Raquel Rodrigues Britto

  • Patients perceive cardiac rehabilitation as important to maintenance of good heart health behaviors.

  • A structure and systematized education process improves patient perception.

  • Participation in cardiac rehabilitation contributes to sustained health behavior changes.

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Available online 14 March 2021
Family-Centered practice in a Brazilian rehabilitation network service
Ana Amélia Moraes Antunes, Daniela Virgínia Vaz

  • FCP is implemented to a fairly great extent in a Brazilian rehabilitation service.

  • Family-centeredness compares favorably to international data.

  • Provision of information for families can be improved.

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Available online 14 March 2021
Insights into low back pain management in Argentina
Andrés Pierobon, Federico Villalba, Giovanni Ferreira, Chris G. Maher
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Available online 12 March 2021
Do older adults present altered pelvic and trunk movement pattern during gait? A systematic review with meta-analysis and GRADE recommendations
Ana Carolina Cury, Rafael Zambelli Pinto, Fernanda Oliveira Madaleno, Renan Alves Resende

  • Older adults have smaller pelvic and trunk rotation range of motion than adults during gait.

  • This difference exists for both comfortable and fast walking speeds.

  • There were no differences in pelvic and trunk movement in the sagittal and frontal planes.

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Available online 10 March 2021
Hip passive stiffness is associated with midfoot passive stiffness
Clara de Castro Fajardo, Thais Brasil Cardoso, Bruna Antônia Gontijo, Fabrício Anício de Magalhães, Thales Rezende de Souza, Sérgio Teixeira da Fonseca, Juliana de Melo Ocarino, Renan Alves Resende

  • Hip stiffness is positively associated with midfoot stiffness.

  • Varus foot alignment is not related to hip or midfoot stiffness.

  • Clinical interpretation of hip and midfoot stiffness should consider these relationships

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Available online 1 March 2021
Reliability of the Modified CKCUEST and correlation with shoulder strength in adolescent basketball and volleyball players
Philippe Declève, Joachim Van Cant, Ann M. Cools

  • Reliability of the MCKCUEST was good to excellent and clinically acceptable.

  • Weak correlation was found between the MCKCUEST power score and isometric strength.

  • The MCKCUEST enables to standardize the test to any adolescent population.

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Available online 27 February 2021
Assessing health empowerment - Brazilian cross-cultural adaptation and validity testing of the health education impact questionnaire (heiQ) among people with chronic low back pain
Aline Mendonça Turci, Camila Gorla Nogueira, Richard Osborne, Anamaria Siriani de Oliveira, Thais Cristina Chaves

  • The Brazilian heiQ showed acceptable reliability and internal consistency

  • The Brazilian heiQ showed acceptable construct validity in individuals with low back pain

  • Correlations between pain and functioning outcomes versus heiQ scales (≅40%) were significant

  • Correlations between affective and general health versus heiQ scales (75%) were significant

  • The minimum detectable difference for heiQ scales scores ranged from 2.84 to 4.94

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Available online 12 February 2021
Mobile health technologies for the management of urinary incontinence: A systematic review of online stores in Brazil
Lucas Ogura Dantas, Cristiano Carvalho, Beatriz Laryssa de Jesus Santos, Cristine Homsi Jorge Ferreira, Kari Bø, Patricia Driusso

  • mHealth apps offer potential to assist the self-management of UI.

  • Apps for UI in Brazil are not credible and need major improvements.

  • None of the apps were used as an intervention in a RCT.

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Available online 17 January 2021
Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy

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