Vol. 9, Issue 1 - January-December 2019


  • The optimal degree of lateral wedge insoles for reducing knee joint load: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    Vitor Ferreira, Rita Simões, Rui Soles Gonçalves, Leandro Machado, Paulo Roriz
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-019-0068-1
  • The effects of regenerative injection therapy compared to corticosteroids for the treatment of lateral Epicondylitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    Julie Barnett, Madison N. Bernacki, Jessica L. Kainer, Hannah N. Smith, Annette M. Zaharoff, Sandeep K. Subramanian
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-019-0063-6
  • Review of scoliosis-specific exercise methods used to correct adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

    Joseph M. Day, Jeremy Fletcher, Mackenzie Coghlan, Terrence Ravine
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-019-0060-9
  • Do alterations in muscle strength, flexibility, range of motion, and alignment predict lower extremity injury in runners: a systematic review

    Shefali M. Christopher, Jeremy McCullough, Suzanne J. Snodgrass, Chad Cook
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-019-0054-7

Research Article

  • Risk factor and symptoms of burnout in physiotherapists in the canton of Bern

    Slavko Rogan, Yanni Verhavert, Evert Zinzen, Fabienne Rey, Aline Scherer, Eefje Luijckx
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-019-0072-5
  • Does the awareness of having a lumbar spondylolisthesis influence self-efficacy and kinesiophobia? A retrospective analysis

    Silvano Ferrari, Rosa Striano, Eric Lucking, Paolo Pillastrini, Marco Monticone, Carla Vanti
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-019-0070-7
  • Feasibility and effectiveness of thoracic spine mobilization on sympathetic/ parasympathetic balance in a healthy population - a randomized controlled double-blinded pilot study

    Slavko Rogan, Jan Taeymans, Peter Clarys, Ron Clijsen, Amir Tal-Akabi
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-019-0067-2
  • Test-retest reliability, internal consistency, construct validity and factor structure of a falls risk perception questionnaire in older adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study

    Janelle Gravesande, Julie Richardson, Lauren Griffith, Fran Scott
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-019-0065-4
  • The “subluxation” issue: an analysis of chiropractic clinic websites

    Alessandro R. Marcon, Blake Murdoch, Timothy Caulfield
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-019-0064-5
  • Attitude of physiotherapists toward electronic health record in Croatia

    Manuela Filipec, Gordana Brumini
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-019-0062-7
  • Is there a relationship between self-efficacy, disability, pain and sociodemographic characteristics in chronic low back pain? A multicenter retrospective analysis

    Silvano Ferrari, Carla Vanti, Marta Pellizzer, Luca Dozza, Marco Monticone, Paolo Pillastrini
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-019-0061-8
  • Benefits and challenges with gamified multi-media physiotherapy case studies: a mixed method study

    Doris Yin Kei Chong
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-019-0059-2
  • The validity of spatiotemporal gait analysis using dual laser range sensors: a crosssectional study

    Masanobu Iwai, Soichiro Koyama, Shigeo Tanabe, Shohei Osawa, Kazuya Takeda, Ikuo Motoya, Hiroaki Sakurai, Yoshikiyo Kanada, Nobutoshi Kawamura
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-019-0055-6
  • Can action observation modulate balance performance in healthy subjects?

    Roberto Gatti, Elisabetta Sarasso, Mattia Pelachin, Federica Agosta, Massimo Filippi, Andrea Tettamanti
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-018-0053-0

Methodology Article

  • Bringing context to balance: development of a reactive balance test within the injury prevention and return to sport domain

    Jo Verschueren, Bruno Tassignon, Bert Pluym, Jeroen Van Cutsem, Evert Verhagen, Romain Meeusen
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-019-0057-4

Case report

Letter to the Editor

  • Societá Italiana de Fisioterapia and the Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro)

    Mark R. Elkins, Anne M. Moseley
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-019-0058-3
  • Questioning the “SPIN and SNOUT” rule in clinical testing

    Jean-Pierre Baeyens, Ben Serrien, Maggie Goossens, Ron Clijsen
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-019-0056-5