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  • Accuracy of physical activity recognition from a wrist-worn sensor. 

    Cooper, Kay; Sani, Sadiq; Corrigan, Liam; MacDonald, Haley; Prentice, Chris; Vareta, Rob; Massie, Stewart; Wiratunga, Nirmalie (Physiotherapy UK http://www.physiotherapyuk.org.uk/, 2017-11-10)
    COOPER, K., SANI, S., CORRIGAN, L., MACDONALD, H., PRENTICE, C., VARETA, R., MASSIE, S. and WIRATUNGA, N. 2017. Accuracy of physical activity recognition from a wrist-worn sensor. Presented at the Physiotherapy UK conference and trade exhibition 2017: transform lives, maximise independence and empower populations, 10-11 November 2017, Birmingham, UK.
    The EU-funded project 'selfBACK' (http://www.selfback.eu) will utilise continuous objective monitoring of physical activity (PA) by a wrist-mounted wearable, combined with self-monitoring of symptoms and case-based reasoning. ...
  • An artificially-intelligent biomeasurement system for total hip arthroplasty patient rehabilitation. 

    Law, Ewan James (Robert Gordon University School of Health Sciences, 2012-11)
    This study concerned the development and validation of a hardware and software biomeasurement system, which was designed to be used by physiotherapists, general practitioners and other healthcare professionals. The ...
  • Components, skills and training for conducting initial telephone consultations in primary care: a scoping review protocol. [Protocol] 

    Cooper, Kay; Alexander, Lyndsay Ann (Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003527, 2018-05-16)
    COOPER, K. and ALEXANDER, L. 2018. Components, skills and training for conducting initial telephone consultations in primary care: a scoping review protocol. Protocol. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports [online], 16(5), pages 1126-1134. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003527
    Review objective/question: The objective of this scoping review is to examine the characteristics of initial telephone consultations conducted in primary care settings and to map the existing evidence on the components, ...
  • The effect of high fidelity simulated learning methods on physiotherapy pre-registration education: a systematic review protocol. [Protocol] 

    Roberts, Fiona; Cooper, Kay (Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003294, 2017-11-30)
    ROBERTS, F. and COOPER, K. 2017. The effect of high fidelity simulated learning methods on physiotherapy pre-registration education: a systematic review protocol. Protocol. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports [online], 15(11), pages 2613-2618. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003294
    The objective of this review is to identify if high fidelity simulated learning methods are effective at enhancing clinical/practical skills compared to usual, low fidelity simulated learning methods in pre-registration ...
  • The effect of pitched and vertical ladder ergometer climbing on cardiorespiratory and psychophysical variables. 

    Barron, Peter-James; Burgess, Katherine; Cooper, Kay; Stewart, Arthur D. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2017.09.001, 2017-09-15)
    BARRON, P.-J., BURGESS, K., COOPER, K. and STEWART, A.D. 2018. The effect of pitched and vertical ladder ergometer climbing on cardiorespiratory and psychophysical variables. Applied ergonomics [online], 66, pages 172-176. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2017.09.001
    This study aimed to assess whether modifying the pitch of a 75° ladder ergometer to vertical had a cardiorespiratory or psychophysical effect on climbing. Nine male participants climbed a ladder ergometer at 75° and ...
  • The effect of position on the lumbar intervertebral disc. 

    Alexander, Lyndsay Ann (Robert Gordon University School of Health Sciences, 2014-01)
    This thesis comprises three phases with a combined aim which was to investigate the effect of position on the lumbar intervertebral disc (IVD). The effect of position on the lumbar IVD in asymptomatic subjects and ...
  • Effectiveness of interventions for preventing occupational irritant hand dermatitis: a quantitative systematic review. 

    Papadatou, Zoi; Williams, Hector; Cooper, Kay
    PAPADATOU, Z., WILLIAMS, H. and COOPER, K. [2018]. Effectiveness of interventions for preventing occupational irritant hand dermatitis: a quantitative systematic review. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports [online], (accepted).
    Background: - The most significant occupational skin problem potentially encountered in wet work occupations is occupational dermatitis. When the skin comes into contact with hazardous substances at work, this can cause ...
  • Effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation on work participation in adults with musculoskeletal disorders: an umbrella review protocol. [Protocol]. 

    Alexander, Lyndsay Ann; Cooper, Kay; Mitchell, Dawn; MacLean, Colin (Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003133, 2017-06-01)
    ALEXANDER, L., COOPER, K., MITCHELL, D and MACLEAN, C. 2017. Effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation on work participation in adults with musculoskeletal disorders: an umbrella review protocol. Protocol. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports [online], 15(6), pages 1518-1521. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003133.
    The objective of this umbrella review is to determine the effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation on work participation in working age adults with musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). More specifically the review will ...
  • The effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation on work participation in adults with musculoskeletal disorders: an umbrella review. 

    Alexander, Lyndsay Ann; Cooper, Kay; Mitchell, Dawn (Physiotherapy UK (Organisers) http://www.physiotherapyuk.org.uk/, 2017-11-10)
    ALEXANDER, L., COOPER, K. and MITCHELL, D. 2017. The effectiveness of vocational rehabilitation on work participation in adults with musculoskeletal disorders: an umbrella review. Presented at the Physiotherapy UK conference and trade exhibition 2017: transform lives, maximise independence and empower populations, 10-11 November 2017, Birmingham, UK.
    Vocational rehabilitation (VR) has been identified as a solution to address the impact of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) in working age adults. Vocational rehabilitation is a multi-component approach that includes different ...
  • An exploration of physical activity and wellbeing in university employees. 

    Cooper, Kay; Barton, Gillian C. (SAGE https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1757913915593103, 2015-07-20)
    Cooper, K. and Barton, G.C. 2015. An exploration of physical activity and wellbeing in university employees. Perspectives in public health [online], 136(3), pages 152-160. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1757913915593103
    Aims: The aim was to explore levels of physical activity (PA) and mental wellbeing in university employees, as well as barriers to and incentives for workplace PA. Methods: An electronic survey was distributed to all ...
  • Exploring peer-mentoring for community dwelling older adults with chronic low back pain: a qualitative study 

    Cooper, Kay; Schofield, Patricia; Klein, Susan; Smith, Blair H.; Jehu, Llinos Mary (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2016.05.005, 2016-05-26)
    COOPER, K., SCHOFIELD, P., KLEIN, S., SMITH, B.H. and JEHU, L.M. 2017. Exploring peer-mentoring for community dwelling older adults with chronic low back pain: a qualitative study. Physiotherapy [online], 103(2), pages 138-145. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1015/j.physio.2016.05.005
    Objectives To explore the perceptions of patients, physiotherapists, and potential peer mentors on the topic of peer-mentoring for self-management of chronic low back pain following discharge from physiotherapy. Desi ...
  • Investigating adherence and quality of life in relation to group based exercise among individuals with multiple sclerosis: a systematic review. 

    Wynne, Donna; Rickhart, E.; Cooper, Kay (Physiotherapy UK (Organisers) http://www.physiotherapyuk.org.uk/, 2017-11-10)
    WYNNE, D., RICKHART, E. and COOPER, K. 2017. Investigating adherence and quality of life in relation to group based exercise among individuals with multiple sclerosis: a systematic review. Presented at the Physiotherapy UK conference and trade exhibition 2017: transform lives, maximise independence and empower populations, 10-11 November 2017, Birmingham, UK.
    Adherence to exercise and maintaining quality of life are primary concerns among patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). This study sought to determine the effects of group-based exercise on adherence and quality of life ...
  • kNN sampling for personalised human recognition. 

    Sani, Sadiq; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Massie, Stewart; Cooper, Kay (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-61030-6_23, 2017-06-21)
    SANI, S., WIRATUNGA, N., MASSIE, S. and COOPER, K. 2017. kNN sampling for personalised human recognition. Lecture notes in computer science, 10339, case-based reasoning research and development: proceedings of the 25th international case-based reasoning conference (ICCBR 2017), 26-28 June 2017, Trondheim, Norway. Cham: Springer [online], pages 330-344. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-61030-6_23
    The need to adhere to recommended physical activity guidelines for a variety of chronic disorders calls for high precision Human Activity Recognition (HAR) systems. In the SelfBACK system, HAR is used to monitor activity ...
  • Learning deep and shallow features for human activity recognition. 

    Sani, Sadiq; Massie, Stewart; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Cooper, Kay (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-63558-3_40, 2017-07-19)
    SANI, S., MASSIE, S., WIRATUNGA, N. and COOPER, K. 2017. Learning deep and shallow features for human activity recognition. Lecture notes in artificial intelligence, 10412: proceedings of the 10th international knowledge science engineering and management conference (KESEM 2017), 19-20 August 2017, Melbourne, Australia. Cham: Springer [online], pages 469-482. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-63558-3_40
    selfBACK is an mHealth decision support system used by patients for the self-management of Lower Back Pain. It uses Human Activity Recognition from wearable sensors to monitor user activity in order to measure their adherence ...
  • The physiological effect of a 'climb assist' device on vertical ladder climbing. 

    Barron, Peter-James; Burgess, Katherine; Cooper, Kay; Stewart, Arthur D. (Taylor and Francis http://doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2016.1244290, 2016-10-15)
    BARRON, P.J., BURGESS, K., COOPER, K. and STEWART, A.D. 2017. The physiological effect of a 'climb assist' device on vertical ladder climbing. Ergonomics [online], 60(7), pages 1008-1013. Available from: http://doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2016.1244290
    Climb assist' claims to reduce strain when climbing ladders; however, no research has yet substantiated this. The purpose of this study was to assess the physiological and psychophysical effects of climb assist on 30 m ...
  • SelfBACK: Activity recognition for self-management of low back pain. 

    Sani, Sadiq; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Massie, Stewart; Cooper, Kay (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47175-4, 2016-11-05)
    SANI, S., WIRATUNGA, N., MASSIE, S. and COOPER, K. 2016. SelfBACK: Activity recognition for self-management of low back pain. In Bramer, M. and Petridis, M. (eds.) 2016. Research and development in intelligent systems XXXIII: incorporating applications and innovations in intelligent systems XXIV: proceedings of the 36th SGAI nternational conference on innovative techniques and applications of artificial intelligence (AI-2016), 13-15 December 2016, Cambridge, UK. Cham: Springer [online], pages 281-294. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47175-4
    Low back pain (LBP) is the most significant contributor to years lived with disability in Europe and results in significant financial cost to European economies. Guidelines for the management of LBP have self-management ...
  • Training peers to support older people with chronic low back pain following physiotherapy discharge: a feasibility study. 

    Cooper, Kay; Jehu, Llinos Mary; Klein, Susan; Smith, Blair H.; Schofield, Patricia (Elsevier https://doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.physio.2017.07.001, 2017-07-13)
    COOPER, K., JEHU, L.M., KLEIN, S., SMITH, B.H. and SCHOFIELD, P. 2018. Training peers to support older people with chronic low back pain following physiotherapy discharge: a feasibility study. Physiotherapy [online], 104(2), pages 239-247. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2017.07.001
    Objective - To determine the feasibility and acceptability of a training programme for peer volunteers to support older adults with chronic low back pain (CLBP) following discharge from physiotherapy. Design - Feasibility ...
  • Weight loss interventions for adults with overweight/obesity and chronic musculoskeletal pain: a mixed methods systematic review. 

    Cooper, Lesley; Ryan, Cormac; Ells, Louisa Jane; Hamilton, Sharon; Atkinson, Greg; Cooper, Kay; Johnson, Mark I.; Kirwan, John P.; Martin, Denis
    COOPER, L., RYAN, C., ELLS, L.J., HAMILTON, S., ATKINSON, G., COOPER, K., JOHNSON, M.I., KIRWAN, J.P. and MARTIN, D. [2018]. Weight loss interventions for adults with overweight/obesity and chronic musculoskeletal pain: a mixed methods systematic review. Obesity reviews [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/obr.12686
    Worldwide prevalence of adult overweight and obesity is a growing public health issue. Adults with overweight/obesity often have chronic musculoskeletal pain. Using a mixed-methods review, we aimed to quantify the ...
  • Workplace interventions to improve sitting posture: a systematic review. 

    Swinton, Paul Alan; Cooper, Kay; Hancock, Elizabeth (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.06.023, 2017-06-21)
    SWINTON, P.A., COOPER, K., HANCOCK, E. 2017. Workplace interventions to improve sitting posture: a systematic review. Preventive medicine [online], 101, pages 204-212. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.06.023
    Evaluate the effectiveness of workplace interventions to improve sitting posture of workers that spend long periods of time seated at a visual display terminal. A systematic review of randomised controlled trials, ...