Centre for Musculoskeletal Outcomes Research

Publications

2013

  1. Abbott, J. H., Robertson, M. C., Chapple, C., Pinto, D., Wright, A. A., Leon de la Barra, S., Baxter, G. D., Theis, J.-C., Campbell, A. J., on behalf of the MOA Trial Team. (2013). Manual therapy, exercise therapy, or both, in addition to usual care, for osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: A randomized controlled trial. 1: Clinical effectiveness. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage, 21(4), 525-534. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2012.12.014
  2. Coggan, D., Ntani, G., Palmer, K. T., Felli, V. E., Harari, R., Barrero, L. H., ... Harcombe, H., ... Derrett, S., McBride, D., Herbison, P., Gray, A. (2013). Disabling musculoskeletal pain in working populations: Is it the job, the person, or the culture? Pain, 154(6), 856-863. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2013.02.008
  3. Coggon, D., Ntani, G., Palmer, K. T., Felli, V. E., Harari, R., Barrero, L. H., ... Harcombe, H., ... Derrett, S., McBride, D., Herbison, P., Gray, A. (2013). Patterns of multi-site pain and associations with risk factors. Pain, 154(9), 1769-1777. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2013.05.039
  4. Cury Ribeiro, D., Sole, G., Abbott, J. H., & Milosavljevic, S. (2013). Validity and reliability of the Spineangel® lumbo-pelvic postural monitor. Ergonomics, 56(6), 977-991. doi: 10.1080/00140139.2013.781233
  5. Dobson, F., Hinman, R. S., Roos, E. M., Abbott, J. H., Stratford, P., Davis, A. M., ... Hansen, P., Bennell, K. L. (2013). OARSI recommended performance-based tests to assess physical function in people diagnosed with hip or knee osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage, 21(8), 1042-1052. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2013.05.002
  6. Gwynne-Jones, D. (2013). Quantifying the demand for hip and knee replacement in Otago, New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 126(1377). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/126-1377/5710/content.pdf.
  7. Hughes, K. A., Cornwall, J., Theis, J.-C., & Brooks, H. J. L. (2013). Bacterial contamination of unused, disposable non-sterile gloves on a hospital orthopaedic ward. Australasian Medical Journal, 6(6), 331-338. doi: 10.4066/AMJ.2013.1675
  8. Kieser, D. C., Carr, D. J., Girvan, L., Leclair, S. C. J., Horsfall, I., Theis, J. C., Swain, M. V., Kieser, J. A. (2013). Identifying the source of bullet wipe: A randomised blind trial. International Journal of Legal Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00414-013-0874-z
  9. Kieser, D. C., Carr, D. J., Leclair, S. C. J., Horsfall, I., Theis, J.-C., Swain, M. V., & Kieser, J. A. (2013). Remote ballistic fractures in a gelatine model: Aetiology and surgical implications. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Research, 8, 15. doi: 10.1186/1749-799x-8-15
  10. Kieser, D. C., Carr, D. J., Leclair, S. C. J., Horsfall, I., Theis, J. C., Swain, M. V., & Kieser, J. A. (2013). Gunshot induced indirect femoral fracture: Mechanism of injury and fracture morphology. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/jramc-2013-000075
  11. Melloh, M., Elfering, A., Chapple, C. M., Käser, A., Rolli Salathé, C., Barz, T., ... Theis, J.-C. (2013). Prognostic occupational factors for persistent low back pain in primary care. International Archives of Occupational & Environmental Health, 86(3), 261-269. doi: 10.1007/s00420-012-0761-9
  12. Melloh, M., Salathé, C. R., Elfering, A., Käser, A., Barz, T., Aghayev, E., ... Theis, J. C. (2013). Occupational, personal and psychosocial resources for preventing persistent low back pain. International Journal of Occupational Safety & Ergonomics, 19(1), 29-40. doi: 10.1055/s-0032-1319917
  13. Pinto, D., Robertson, M. C., Abbott, J. H., Hansen, P., Campbell, A. J., on behalf of the MOA Trial Team. (2013). Manual therapy, exercise therapy, or both, in addition to usual care, for osteoarthritis of the hip or knee. 2: Economic evaluation alongside a randomized controlled trial. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2013.06.014
  14. Dobson, F., Bennell, K., Hinman, R., Roos, E., Abbott, H., Stratford, P., ... Hansen, P., ... Henrotin, Y. (2013). OARSI recommended performance-based tests to assess physical function in osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: Authors' reply. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2013.07.011
  15. Melloh, M., Hodgson, B., Carstens, A., & Cornwall, J. (2013). Vascularized fibula strut graft used in neurofibromatosis type 1-related kyphosis: A case of almost complete reversal of deformity-induced tetraparesis. Evidence-Based Spine-Care Journal, 4, 59-61. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1341599

2012

  1. Cury Ribeiro, D., Aldabe, D., Abbott, J. H., Sole, G., & Milosavljevic, S. (2012). Dose–response relationship between work-related cumulative postural exposure and low back pain: A systematic review. Annals of Occupational Hygiene, 56(6), 684-696. doi: 10.1093/annhyg/mes003
  2. Gabel, C. P., Melloh, M., Burkett, B., & Michener, L. A. (2012). Lower Limb Functional Index: Development and clinimetric properties. Physical Therapy, 92(1), 98-110. doi: 10.2522/ptj.20100199
  3. Hefford, C., Abbott, J. H., Arnold, R., & Baxter, G. D. (2012). The patient-specific functional scale: Validity, reliability, and responsiveness in patients with upper extremity musculoskeletal problems. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 42(2), 56-65. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2012.3953
  4. Kowalchuk Horn, K., Jennings, S., Richardson, G., van Vliet, D., Hefford, C., & Abbott, J. H. (2012). The Patient-Specific Functional Scale: Psychometrics, clinimetrics, and application as a clinical outcome measure. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 42(1), 30-42. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2012.3727
  5. Melloh, M., Elfering, A., Salathé, C. R., Käser, A., Barz, T., Röder, C., & Theis, J.-C. (2012). Predictors of sickness absence in patients with a new episode of low back pain in primary care. Industrial Health, 50(4), 288-298. doi: 10.2486/indhealth.MS1335
  6. Melloh, M., Theis, J.-C., & Beneke, R. (2012). Variability of blood lactate during and between given constant prolonged cycling power. Journal of Sports Medicine & Physical Fitness, 52(6), 575-582.
  7. Pinto, D., Robertson, M. C., Hansen, P., & Abbott, J. H. (2012). Cost-effectiveness of nonpharmacologic, nonsurgical interventions for hip and/or knee osteoarthritis: Systematic review. Value in Health, 15(1), 1-12. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2011.09.003
  8. Taylor, F., Sims, M., Theis, J.-C., & Herbison, G. P. (2012). Interventions for treating acute elbow dislocations in adults (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 4, CD007908. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD007908.pub2
  9. Tulloch, E., Phillips, C., Sole, G., Carman, A., & Abbott, J. H. (2012). DMA clinical pilates directional-bias assessment: Reliability and predictive validity. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 42(8), 676-687. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2012.3790
  10. Zweig, T., Aghayev, E., Melloh, M., Dietrich, D., Röder, C., & SWISSspine Registry Group. (2012). Influence of preoperative leg pain and radiculopathy on outcomes in mono-segmental lumbar total disc replacement: Results from a nationwide registry. European Spine Journal, 21(Suppl. 6), S729-S736. doi: 10.1007/s00586-011-1863-x
  11. English, J., & Theis, J.-C. (2012). Thigh pain: An unusual presentation of ruptured appendicitis [Case study]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 125(1364). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/125-1364/5399/content.pdf.

2011

  1. Bennell, K. L., Egerton, T., Pua, Y.-H., Abbott, J. H., Sims, K., & Buchbinder, R. (2011). Building the rationale and structure for a complex physical therapy intervention within the context of a clinical trial: A multimodal individualized treatment for patients with hip osteoarthritis. Physical Therapy, 91(10), 1525-1541. doi: 10.2522/ptj.20100430
  2. Cury Ribeiro, D., Sole, G., Abbott, J. H., & Milosavljevic, S. (2011). Extrinsic feedback and management of low back pain: A critical review of the literature. Manual Therapy, 16(3), 231-239. doi: 10.1016/j.math.2010.12.001
  3. Cury Ribeiro, D., Sole, G., Abbott, J. H., & Milosavljevic, S. (2011). Cumulative postural exposure measured by a novel device: A preliminary study. Ergonomics, 54(9), 858-865. doi: 10.1080/00140139.2011.600776
  4. Gabel, C. P., Melloh, M., Yelland, M., Burkett, B., & Roiko, A. (2011). Predictive ability of a modified Örebro Musculoskeletal Pain Questionnaire in an acute/subacute low back pain working population. European Spine Journal, 20(3), 449-457. doi: 10.1007/s00586-010-1509-4
  5. Gwynne Jones, D., Sims, M., & Handcock, D. (2011). Epidemiology and outcomes of acute Achilles tendon rupture with operative or nonoperative treatment using an identical function bracing protocol. Foot & Ankle International, 32(4), 337-343. doi: 10.3113/FAI.2011.0337
  6. Hefford, C., Abbott, J. H., Baxter, G. D., & Arnold, R. (2011). Outcome measurement in clinical practice: Practical and theoretical issues for health related quality of life (HRQOL) questionnaires. Physical Therapy Reviews, 16(3), 155-167. doi: 10.1179/1743288X11Y.0000000004
  7. Kessler, J. T., Melloh, M., Zweig, T., Aghayev, E., & Röder, C. (2011). Development of a documentation instrument for the conservative treatment of spinal disorders in the International Spine Registry, Spine Tango. European Spine Journal, 20(3), 369-379. doi: 10.1007/s00586-010-1474-y
  8. Kieser, D. C., Gwynne-Jones, D., & Dreyer, S. (2011). Displaced tibial intercondylar eminence fractures. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 19(3), 292-296.
  9. Kieser, J. A., Tahere, J., Agnew, C., Kieser, D. C., Duncan, W., Swain, M. V., & Reeves, M. T. (2011). Morphoscopic analysis of experimentally produced bony wounds from low-velocity ballistic impact. Forensic Science, Medicine, & Pathology, 7(4), 322-332. doi: 10.1007/s12024-011-9240-y
  10. Melloh, M., Elfering, A., Egli Presland, C., Röder, C., Hendrick, P., Darlow, B., & Theis, J.-C. (2011). Predicting the transition from acute to persistent low back pain. Occupational Medicine, 61(2), 127-131. doi: 10.1093/occmed/kqq194
  11. Pinto, D., Robertson, M. C., Hansen, P., & Abbott, J. H. (2011). Good agreement between questionnaire and administrative databases for health care use and costs in patients with osteoarthritis. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 11, 45. doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-11-45
  12. Pinto, D., Robertson, M. C., Hansen, P., Abbott, J. H., on behalf of the MOA Trial Team. (2011). Economic evaluation within a factorial design randomised controlled trial of exercise, manual therapy, or both interventions for osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: Study protocol. BMJ Open, 1(1), e000136. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000136
  13. Ribeiro, D. C., Sole, G., Abbott, J. H., & Milosavljevic, S. (2011). The reliability and accuracy of an electromagnetic motion analysis system when used conjointly with an accelerometer. Ergonomics, 54(7), 672-677. doi: 10.1080/00140139.2011.583363
  14. Staub, L. P., Barz, T., Melloh, M., Lord, S. J., Chatfield, M., & Bossuyt, P. M. (2011). Clinical validation study to measure the performance of the Nerve Root Sedimentation Sign for the diagnosis of lumbar spinal stenosis. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 32(3), 470-474. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2011.01.015
  15. Wainwright, C., Theis, J.-C., Garneti, N., & Melloh, M. (2011). Age at hip or knee joint replacement surgery predicts likelihood of revision surgery. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (Br), 93-B(10), 1411-1415. doi: 10.1302/0301-620x.93b10.27100
  16. Wright, A. A., Cook, C. E., Baxter, G. D., Dockerty, J. D., & Abbott, J. H. (2011). A comparison of 3 methodological approaches to defining major clinically important improvement of 4 performance measures in patients with hip osteoarthritis. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 41(5), 319-327. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2011.3515
  17. Kieser, D. C., Theis, J. C., & van Rij, A. M. (2011). A combined approach to the excision of sciatic notch dumb-bell tumours. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 81(9), 650. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2011.05836.x
  18. Melloh, M., & Barz, T. (2011). Structural LSI can occur in the absence of functional LSI [Letter]. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 41(7), 534. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2011.0201
  19. Melloh, M., Gabel, C. P., & Cuesta-Vargas, A. I. (2011). Factor analysis findings for the QuickDASH [Letter to the editor]. Spine, 36(15), 1260. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e31821bbd7c
  20. Melloh, M., Röder, C., Staub, L. P., Zweig, T., Barz, T., Theis, J.-C., & Müller, U. (2011). Randomized-controlled trials for surgical implants: Are registries an alternative? [Guest editorial]. Orthopedics, 34(3), 161-163. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20110124-03
  21. Theis, J.-C. (2011). Musculoskeletal undergraduate curriculum: What is required? [Editorial]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 124(1335). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/124-1335/4676/content.pdf.

 

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