Published Research


LOAD-intensity and time-under-tension of exercises for men who have Achilles tendinopathy (the LOADIT trial): a randomised feasibility trial

Fatmah Hasani, Terry Haines, Shannon E. Munteanu, Peter Schoch, Bill Vicenzino, Peter Malliaras


An individualised self-management exercise and education program did not prevent recurrence of low back pain but may reduce care seeking: a randomised trial

Tarcisio F de Campos, Natasha C Pocovi, Chris G Maher, Helen A Clare, Tatiane M da Silva, Mark J Hancock


The cost impact of a quality-assured mechanical assessment in primary low back pain care

Ronald Donelson, Kevin Spratt, W. Steve McClellan, Richard Gray, J. Mark Miller & Eric Gatmaitan


A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing the McKenzie Method to Motor Control Exercises in People With Chronic Low Back Pain and a Directional Preference

Mark H. Halliday, Evangelos Pappas, Mark J. Hancock,  Helen A. Clare, Rafael Z. Pinto, Gavin Robertson, Paulo H. Ferreira


The Influence of Centralization and Directional Preference on Spinal Control in Patients With Nonspecific Low Back Pain

Apeldoorn AT, van Helvoirt H, Meihuizen H, Tempelman H, Vandeput D, Knol DL, Kamper SJ, Ostelo RW


Pilot Study: Characteristics of Lumbar Disc Disease in Patients Who Centralize their Symptoms

Dionne CP, Smith BJ, Ashikyan O, Martin M, Li S and Fung T


Efficacy of Exercise Intervention as Determined by the McKenzie System of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Richard Rosedale, Ravi Rastogi, Stephen May, Bert M. Chesworth, Frank Filice, Sean Willis, James Howard, Douglas Naudie, Shawn M. Robbins


Self-managed loaded exercise versus usual physiotherapy treatment for rotator cuff tendinopathy: a pilot randomised controlled trial

Littlewood C, Malliaras P, Mawson S, May S, Walters SJ

Physiotherapy. 2013 Aug 14
pii: S0031-9406(13)00059-X. doi: 10.1016/


Measurement of segmental lumbar spine flexion and extension using ultrasound imaging.

Chleboun GS, Amway MJ, Hill JG, Root KJ, Murray HC, Sergeev AV.

Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 2012,
Volume: 42 Issue: 10 Pages: 880-885 doi:10.2519/jospt.2012.3915

Effectiveness of mechanical diagnosis and therapy in patients with back pain who meet a clinical prediction rule for spinal manipulation

Ron Schenk, Carol Dionne, Corey Simon, Robert Johnson

J Man Manip Ther; Volume 20, Number 1, 2012 , pp. 43-49(7)