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Incidence and determinants of lower extremity running injuries in long distance runners: a systematic review
- R. V. van Gent, D. Siem, M. van Middelkoop, A. G. van Os, S. Bierma-Zeinstra, B. Koes
- MedicineBritish Journal of Sports Medicine
- 1 August 2007
There was strong evidence that a long training distance per week in male runners and a history of previous injuries were risk factors for injuries, and that an increase in trainingdistance per week was a protective factor for knee injuries.
Outcome Measures for Low Back Pain Research: A Proposal for Standardized Use
An international group of back pain researchers considered recommendations for standardized measures in clinical outcomes research in patients with back pain and recommended a short, 6‐item questionnaire and a somewhat expanded, more precise battery of questionnaires, which would facilitate scientific advances in clinical care.
What low back pain is and why we need to pay attention
An updated overview of clinical guidelines for the management of non-specific low back pain in primary care
- B. Koes, M. V. van Tulder, C. Lin, L. Macedo, J. McAuley, C. Maher
- Medicine, PsychologyEuropean Spine Journal
- 3 July 2010
The comparison of international clinical guidelines for the management of low back pain showed that diagnostic and therapeutic recommendations are generally similar, but there are some discrepancies for recommendations regarding spinal manipulation and drug treatment for acute and chronic low backPain.
Chapter 3 European guidelines for the management of acute nonspecific low back pain in primary care
- M. Tulder, A. Becker, On behalf of the Cost B13 Working Group on Guidelines Care
- MedicineEuropean Spine Journal
- 1 March 2006
This book aims to provide a chronology of key events and individuals in the history of rheumatology by identifying those who have contributed towards the development of knowledge and understanding of the disease.
Systematic Review of Psychosocial Factors at Work and Private Life as Risk Factors for Back Pain
There is evidence for an effect of work-related psychosocial factors, but the evidence for the role of specific factors has not been established yet.
Prevention and treatment of low back pain: evidence, challenges, and promising directions
Conservative Treatment of Acute and Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials of the Most Common Interventions
The quality of the design, execution, and reporting of randomized controlled trials should be improved, to establish strong evidence for the effectiveness of the various therapeutic interventions for acute and chronic low back pain.
Exercise therapy for treatment of non-specific low back pain.
- J. Hayden, M. V. van Tulder, A. Malmivaara, B. Koes
- Medicine, PsychologyThe Cochrane database of systematic reviews
- 20 July 2005
Exercise therapy appears to be slightly effective at decreasing pain and improving function in adults with chronic low-back pain, particularly in healthcare populations.
A Consensus Approach Toward the Standardization of Back Pain Definitions for Use in Prevalence Studies
These definitions provide standards that may improve future comparisons of low back pain prevalence figures by person, place and time characteristics, and offer opportunities for statistical summaries.