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    The Global Body Examination (GBE). A useful instrument for evaluation of respiration.
    Adv Physiother 2012 Dec 2;14(4):146-154. Epub 2012 Aug 2.
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, and Department of Research and Development, Division of Mental Health and Addiction, Oslo University Hospital Aker , Oslo , Norway.
    BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Assessment of respiration is important in medicine and physical therapy. As respiration is multifaceted, we need several specific examination methods. The purpose of this study was to develop a method for examination of visible respiratory movements, by extracting from two examinations the items with best ability to discriminate among healthy controls, patients with pain disorders and patients with psychotic disorders. Read More

    What is the benefit of a high-intensive exercise program on health-related quality of life and depression after stroke? A randomized controlled trial.
    Adv Physiother 2010 Sep 14;12(3):125-133. Epub 2010 Jun 14.
    The aim of the study was to evaluate the impact of a high-intensive exercise program containing high-intensive functional exercises implemented to real-life situations together with group discussions on falls and security aspects in stroke subjects with risk of falls. This was a pre-specified secondary outcome for this study. For evaluation, Short Form-36 (SF-36) health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and the Geriatric Depression Scale-15 (GDS-15) were used. Read More

    Superior effect of forceful compared with standard traction mobilizations in hip disability?
    Adv Physiother 2007 Sep;9(3):117-128
    Section for Physiotherapy Science, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen, Norway.
    THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS STUDY WAS TO COMPARE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF TWO COMPILED PHYSIOTHERAPY PROGRAMS: one including forceful traction mobilizations, the other including traction with unknown force, in patients with hip disability according to ICF (the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, 2001; WHO), using a block randomized, controlled trial with two parallel treatment groups in a regular private outpatient physiotherapy practice. In the experimental group (E; n = 10) and control group (C; n = 9), the mean (+/-SD) age for all participants was 59 +/- 12 years. They were recruited from outpatient physiotherapy clinics, had persistent pain located at the hip joint for >8 weeks and hip hypomobility. Read More

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