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Se describirán libros, artículos, guías e información de interés para profesionales y pacientes.

Domains of physiotherapist practice competence

1. Plan and conduct a structured, comprehensive client-centred assessment and physiotherapy examination of the client, or needs of a client group, including socio-economic, personal, and environmental factors, and screening for differential diagnosis. 2. Evaluate the findings from the assessment/examination to identify and prioritise client problems and negotiate achievable and measurable ...

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2021 EULAR recommendations regarding lifestyle behaviours and work participation to prevent progression of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases

Objectives: A European League Against Rheumatism taskforce was convened to review the literature and develop recommendations on lifestyle behaviours for rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs). Methods:  Six lifestyle exposures (exercise, diet, weight, alcohol, smoking, work participation) and seven RMDs (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, axial spondyloarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis, gout) were considered. The taskforce included health ...

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Physical activity, diet quality and all-cause cardiovascular disease and cancer mortality: a prospective study of 346 627 UK Biobank participants

Objectives To examine independent and interactive associations of physical activity and diet with all-cause, cardiovascular disease (CVD) and physical activity, diet and adiposity-related (PDAR) cancer mortality. Methods This population-based prospective cohort study (n=346 627) is based on the UK Biobank data with linkage to the National Health Service death records to 30 April ...

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The efficacy of balance and proprioception exercises in female patients with knee osteoarthritis: A randomized controlled study

Objective: Loss of proprioception and balance disorders are commonly observed in patients with knee osteoarthritis. In this study, we aimed to investigate the effects of balance and proprioception exercises in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Design: A single-center randomized trial with three parallel arms. Setting: A tertiary health care facility in Turkey. Participants: Female patients ...

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Sleep and physical activity in relation to all-cause, cardiovascular disease and cancer mortality risk

Objectives Although both physical inactivity and poor sleep are deleteriously associated with mortality, the joint effects of these two behaviours remain unknown. This study aimed to investigate the joint association of physical activity (PA) and sleep with all-cause and cause-specific mortality risks. Methods 380 055 participants aged 55.9 (8.1) years (55% women) from ...

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Clinical Teaching Competencies in Physical Therapist Education: a Modified Delphi Study

Objective: Clinical instructors (CIs) play a key role in physical therapist professional education, but may serve with minimal preparation and without clearly defined expectations for their teaching performance. The objective of this study was to utilize a consensus-building process to establish core competencies of clinical teaching within physical therapist education. Methods: A ...

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Physical Therapist Management of Total Knee Arthroplasty

Diane U Jette, Stephen J Hunter, Lynn Burkett, Bud Langham, David S Logerstedt, Nicolas S Piuzzi, Noreen M Poirier, Linda J L Radach, Jennifer E Ritter, David A Scalzitti Physical Therapy, Volume 100, Issue 9, September 2020, Pages 1603–1631 A clinical practice guideline on total knee arthroplasty was developed by an American Physical Therapy (APTA) volunteer guideline development group ...

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Tension of the ulnar, median, and radial nerves during ulnar nerve neurodynamic testing: observational cadaveric study

Phys There . 2015 Jun;95(6):891-900. N Manvell, J J Manvell, S Snodgrass, S Reid Background: The ulnar nerve upper limb neurodynamic test (ULNT3) uses upper limb positioning to investigate symptoms arising from the ulnar nerve. It is proposed to selectively increase tension of the nerve; however, this property of the test is not ...

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