Matthew Chiwaridzo, PhD student - College of Health Sciences - Lecturer

Matthew Chiwaridzo

PhD student

College of Health Sciences

Lecturer

harare | Zimbabwe

Main Specialties: Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Orthopaedics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine

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Matthew Chiwaridzo, PhD student - College of Health Sciences - Lecturer

Matthew Chiwaridzo

PhD student

Introduction

Primary Affiliation: College of Health Sciences - harare , Zimbabwe

Specialties:

Education

Sep 2011 - Dec 2013
University of Cape Town

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Physiotherapy Divison

Experience

Mar 2014
University of Zimbabwe
Lecturer
Rehabilitation Department

Publications

25Publications

142Reads

5Profile Views

19PubMed Central Citations

Qualities or skills discriminating under 19 rugby players by playing standards: a comparative analysis of elite, sub-elite and non-rugby players using the SCRuM test battery.

BMC Res Notes 2019 Aug 22;12(1):536. Epub 2019 Aug 22.

Division of Physiotherapy, Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-019-4563-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6704687PMC
August 2019

Coaches' perceptions on qualities defining good adolescent rugby players and are important for player recruitment in talent identification programs: the SCRuM project.

BMC Res Notes 2019 Mar 13;12(1):132. Epub 2019 Mar 13.

Division of Physiotherapy, Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-019-4170-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6417159PMC
March 2019
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A structural equation modelling of the buffering effect of social support on the report of common mental disorders in Zimbabwean women in the postnatal period.

BMC Res Notes 2019 Feb 28;12(1):110. Epub 2019 Feb 28.

Department of Rehabilitation, University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, P.O Box A178, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-019-4151-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6394011PMC
February 2019
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High-school adolescents' motivation to rugby participation and selection criteria for inclusion in school rugby teams: coaches' perspective (the SCRuM project).

BMC Res Notes 2019 Feb 26;12(1):103. Epub 2019 Feb 26.

Division of Physiotherapy, Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-019-4138-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6390623PMC
February 2019
1 Read

The impact of social support on the health-related quality of life of adult patients with tuberculosis in Harare, Zimbabwe: a cross-sectional survey.

BMC Res Notes 2018 Nov 6;11(1):795. Epub 2018 Nov 6.

Department of Rehabilitation, College of Health Sciences, University of Zimbabwe, P.O Box A178, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-018-3904-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6219075PMC
November 2018
21 Reads

The burden of low back pain among undergraduate physiotherapy students at the University of Zimbabwe: a cross-sectional study.

BMC Res Notes 2018 Oct 4;11(1):697. Epub 2018 Oct 4.

Department of Rehabilitation, College of Health Sciences, University of Zimbabwe, Ground Floor, New Health Sciences Building, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-018-3796-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6172757PMC
October 2018
1 Read

Human immunodeficiency virus associated pulmonary conditions leading to hospital admission and the pulmonary rehabilitation services received by patients at two central hospitals in Harare.

BMC Res Notes 2018 Jun 25;11(1):407. Epub 2018 Jun 25.

Division of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Science and Technology, Ascot, PO Box AC 939, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-018-3525-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6019525PMC
June 2018
1 Read

Work-related musculoskeletal disorders among registered general nurses: a case of a large central hospital in Harare, Zimbabwe.

BMC Res Notes 2018 May 18;11(1):315. Epub 2018 May 18.

Department of Nursing Science, University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, P.O Box A178, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-018-3412-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5960155PMC
May 2018
1 Read

A systematic review of the psychometric properties of the cross-cultural translations and adaptations of the Multidimensional Perceived Social Support Scale (MSPSS).

Health Qual Life Outcomes 2018 May 2;16(1):80. Epub 2018 May 2.

Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Cape Town, Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa.

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https://hqlo.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12955-018-0
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12955-018-0912-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5930820PMC
May 2018
13 Reads
2.120 Impact Factor

Psychometric evaluation of commonly used game-specific skills tests in rugby: A systematic review.

BMJ Open Sport Exerc Med 2017 7;3(1):e000281. Epub 2017 Dec 7.

Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Division of Physiotherapy, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://bmjopensem.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/bmjsem-2017-000
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjsem-2017-000281DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5728269PMC
December 2017
4 Reads

A systematic review investigating measurement properties of physiological tests in rugby.

BMC Sports Sci Med Rehabil 2017 28;9:24. Epub 2017 Dec 28.

Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Division of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13102-017-0081-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5745687PMC
December 2017
8 Reads

Perspectives of caregivers towards physiotherapy treatment for children with burns in Harare, Zimbabwe: A cross-sectional study.

Burns Trauma 2016 2;4:31. Epub 2016 Dec 2.

Department of Rehabilitation, Harare Central Hospital, P.O Box ST 14, Southerton, Harare, Zimbabwe.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41038-016-0057-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5134272PMC
December 2016
12 Reads
1 Citation

A critical evaluation of the effectiveness of interventions for improving the well-being of caregivers of children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review protocol.

Syst Rev 2016 07 13;5(1):112. Epub 2016 Jul 13.

Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-016-0287-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4944422PMC
July 2016
7 Reads
1 Citation

A systematic review protocol investigating tests for physical or physiological qualities and game-specific skills commonly used in rugby and related sports and their psychometric properties.

Syst Rev 2016 07 27;5(1):122. Epub 2016 Jul 27.

Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Observatory Campus, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-016-0298-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4962394PMC
July 2016
4 Reads
1 Citation

An evaluation of psychometric properties of caregiver burden outcome measures used in caregivers of children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review protocol.

Syst Rev 2016 Mar 9;5:42. Epub 2016 Mar 9.

Division of Physiotherapy, Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://www.systematicreviewsjournal.com/content/5/1/42
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-016-0219-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4785644PMC
March 2016
6 Reads
2 Citations

Functional consequences and health-care seeking behaviour for recurrent non-specific low back pain in Zimbabwean adolescents: a cross-sectional study.

Eur Spine J 2016 Feb 7;25(2):643-50. Epub 2015 Jul 7.

Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-015-4105-9DOI Listing
February 2016
5 Reads
3 Citations
2.473 Impact Factor

Differences in personal and lifestyle characteristics among Zimbabwean high school adolescents with and without recurrent non-specific low back pain: a two part cross-sectional study.

Arch Physiother 2015 1;5:13. Epub 2015 Dec 1.

Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Cape Town, Faculty of Health Sciences, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40945-015-0014-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5759904PMC
December 2015
3 Reads

Are parents and adolescents in agreement on reporting of recurrent non-specific low back pain in adolescents? A cross-sectional descriptive study.

BMC Pediatr 2015 Dec 8;15:203. Epub 2015 Dec 8.

Division of Physiotherapy, Department of Health and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12887-015-0518-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4673738PMC
December 2015
1 Read
4 Citations
1.920 Impact Factor

Prevalence and associated characteristics of recurrent non-specific low back pain in Zimbabwean adolescents: a cross-sectional study.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2014 Nov 19;15:381. Epub 2014 Nov 19.

Department of Rehabilitation, University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, Harare, Zimbabwe.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2474-15-381DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4246475PMC
November 2014
8 Reads
7 Citations
1.900 Impact Factor

Granuloma pyogenicum (pregnancy tumor).

J Dermatol Surg Oncol 1989 Apr;15(4):369, 472

Dermatology Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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April 1989
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Top co-authors

Jermaine M Dambi
Jermaine M Dambi

Research Fellow at University of Cape Town

9
Nirmala Naidoo
Nirmala Naidoo

Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental

4
Cathrine Tadyanemhandu
Cathrine Tadyanemhandu

College of Health Sciences

4
Jennifer Jelsma
Jennifer Jelsma

University of Cape Town

4
Sander Oorschot
Sander Oorschot

Department of Human Movement Sciences

3
Lieselotte Corten
Lieselotte Corten

University of Cape Town

3
Tecla Mlambo
Tecla Mlambo

College of Health Sciences

3
Tapfuma Mudawarima
Tapfuma Mudawarima

Harare Central Hospital

3
Catherine Tadyanemhandu
Catherine Tadyanemhandu

College of Health Sciences

3