Publications

Localized muscle vibration reverses quadriceps muscle hypotrophy and improves physical function: a clinical and electrophysiological study.
Int J Rehabil Res 2017 Dec;40(4):339-346
aDepartment of Complex Orthopedic-Trauma Pathology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna bDepartment of Medical Sciences, NeuroMuscularFunction Research Group, School of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Turin, Turin cServizio di Neurofisiopatologia, Istituti Clinici Scientifici Maugeri, IRCCS Pavia dDepartment of Neuroscience, Biomedicine and Movement, CeRiSM Research Center for Sport, Mountain, and Health, University of Verona, Rovereto eDepartment of High Technology and Pain Rehabilitation Unit, Habilita Care and Research Rehabilitation Hospitals, Zingonia, Bergamo, Italy.


Can vitamin D deficiency influence muscle performance in post-menopausal women? A multicenter retrospective study.
Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 2017 Jul 10. Epub 2017 Jul 10.
Department of Mental and Physical Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Naples, Italy.

Knee rotationplasty: motion of the body centre of mass during walking.
Int J Rehabil Res 2016 Dec;39(4):346-353
aDepartment of Neurorehabilitation Sciences, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, IRCCS bDepartment of Biomedical Sciences for Health, Chair of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Università degli Studi, Milano cPhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit dMuskuloskeletal Oncology Unit, Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, Bologna, Italy.

Surgical leg rotation: cortical neuroplasticity assessed through brain mapping using transcranial magnetic stimulation.
Int J Rehabil Res 2014 Dec;37(4):323-33
aDepartment of Biomedical Sciences for Health, Chair of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Milan bDepartment of Neurorehabilitation Sciences, Italian Auxologico Institute IRCCS, Milano cPhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit dMusculoskeletal Oncology Unit, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy.

Rasch analysis of the Iowa Level of Assistance Scale in patients with total hip and knee arthroplasty.
Int J Rehabil Res 2014 Jun;37(2):118-24
aPhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna bUnit of Occupational Rehabilitation and Ergonomics cUnit of Bioengineering, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation Scientific Institute, Veruno (NO), Italy.

A prospective randomized assessment of earlier functional recovery in THA patients treated by minimally invasive direct anterior approach: a gait analysis study.
Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 2009 Dec 21;24(10):812-8. Epub 2009 Aug 21.
Department for Orthopaedic Surgery/Experimental Orthopaedics, Medical University Innsbruck, Salurnerstr. 15, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria.

Measuring functional performance at discharge from hospital after total joint arthroplasty as a pre-requisite for planning early rehabilitation: a prognostic study.
Orthop Nurs 2015 Mar-Apr;34(2):95-100
Mattia Morri, PhT, Physiotherapist Researcher, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy (via Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna). Natalia Franchini, PhT, Physiotherapist, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy (via Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna). Graziella Gerini, PhT, Physiotherapist, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy (via Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna). Rosalba Morabito, PhT, Physiotherapist, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy (via Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna). Elettra Pignotti, PhD, Statistician, Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy (via Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna). Maria Grazia Benedetti, MD, Medical Director, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy (via Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna). Ornella Marchese, PhT, Physiotherapist, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy (via Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna). Enrichetta Zanotti, RN, Director of Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy (via Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna).

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