Andrew M Briggs

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Affiliation: Curtin University of Technology
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Musculoskeletal Health Conditions Represent a Global Threat to Healthy Aging: A Report for the 2015 World Health Organization World Report on Ageing and Health
    Andrew M Briggs
    School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria, Caulfield South, Melbourne, Australia
    Gerontologist 56:S243-55. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Models of care for musculoskeletal health: a cross-sectional qualitative study of Australian stakeholders' perspectives on relevance and standardised evaluation
    Andrew M Briggs
    School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:509. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Subregional DXA-derived vertebral bone mineral measures are stronger predictors of failure load in specimens with lower areal bone mineral density, compared to those with higher areal bone mineral density
    Andrew M Briggs
    School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Curtin University, Bentley, WA, Australia
    Calcif Tissue Int 95:97-107. 2014
  4. pmc Vertebral bone mineral measures and psychological wellbeing among individuals with modic changes
    Andrew M Briggs
    School of Physiotherapy and Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Australia
    Clin Med Insights Case Rep 5:35-41. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Physiotherapy co-management of rheumatoid arthritis: identification of red flags, significance to clinical practice and management pathways
    Andrew M Briggs
    Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute CHIRI, Curtin University, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia Electronic address
    Man Ther 18:583-7. 2013
  6. pmc Consumers' experiences of back pain in rural Western Australia: access to information and services, and self-management behaviours
    Andrew M Briggs
    Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:357. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Disease-specific knowledge and clinical skills required by community-based physiotherapists to co-manage patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Andrew M Briggs
    Curtin University and Government of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:1514-26. 2012
  8. pmc Chronic low back pain is associated with reduced vertebral bone mineral measures in community-dwelling adults
    Andrew M Briggs
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:49. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Measurement of subregional vertebral bone mineral density in vitro using lateral projection dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry: validation with peripheral quantitative computed tomography
    Andrew M Briggs
    Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA, 6845, Australia
    J Bone Miner Metab 30:222-31. 2012
  10. pmc Inexperienced clinicians can extract pathoanatomic information from MRI narrative reports with high reproducibility for use in research/quality assurance
    Peter Kent
    Research Department, Spine Centre of Southern Denmark, Lillebaelt Hospital, Institute of Regional Health Services Research, University of Southern Denmark, Middelfart, Denmark
    Chiropr Man Therap 19:16. 2011

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Publications38

  1. doi request reprint Musculoskeletal Health Conditions Represent a Global Threat to Healthy Aging: A Report for the 2015 World Health Organization World Report on Ageing and Health
    Andrew M Briggs
    School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria, Caulfield South, Melbourne, Australia
    Gerontologist 56:S243-55. 2016
    ..In developing nations, it is crucial that any reform or development initiatives, including research, must adhere to the principles of development effectiveness to avoid doing harm to the health systems in these settings. ..
  2. doi request reprint Models of care for musculoskeletal health: a cross-sectional qualitative study of Australian stakeholders' perspectives on relevance and standardised evaluation
    Andrew M Briggs
    School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:509. 2015
    ..Further, the value assigned to MoCs by end users is uncertain. This qualitative study aimed to explore end users' views on the relevance of musculoskeletal MoCs to their work and value of a standardised evaluation approach...
  3. doi request reprint Subregional DXA-derived vertebral bone mineral measures are stronger predictors of failure load in specimens with lower areal bone mineral density, compared to those with higher areal bone mineral density
    Andrew M Briggs
    School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Curtin University, Bentley, WA, Australia
    Calcif Tissue Int 95:97-107. 2014
    ..44. The relative contribution of BMC measured in vertebral subregions to ultimate failure load is greater among specimens with lower aBMD, compared to those with higher aBMD, particularly in the anterior subregion of the vertebral body. ..
  4. pmc Vertebral bone mineral measures and psychological wellbeing among individuals with modic changes
    Andrew M Briggs
    School of Physiotherapy and Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Australia
    Clin Med Insights Case Rep 5:35-41. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Physiotherapy co-management of rheumatoid arthritis: identification of red flags, significance to clinical practice and management pathways
    Andrew M Briggs
    Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute CHIRI, Curtin University, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia Electronic address
    Man Ther 18:583-7. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Consumers' experiences of back pain in rural Western Australia: access to information and services, and self-management behaviours
    Andrew M Briggs
    Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:357. 2012
    ..The objective of this qualitative study was to explore barriers experienced by consumers in rural settings in Western Australia (WA) to accessing information and services and implementing effective self-management behaviours for CLBP...
  7. doi request reprint Disease-specific knowledge and clinical skills required by community-based physiotherapists to co-manage patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Andrew M Briggs
    Curtin University and Government of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:1514-26. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Chronic low back pain is associated with reduced vertebral bone mineral measures in community-dwelling adults
    Andrew M Briggs
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:49. 2012
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Measurement of subregional vertebral bone mineral density in vitro using lateral projection dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry: validation with peripheral quantitative computed tomography
    Andrew M Briggs
    Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA, 6845, Australia
    J Bone Miner Metab 30:222-31. 2012
    ..64-0.75, P < 0.05). These results confirm the validity of measuring aBMD in vertebral subregions using lateral-projection DXA. The clinical significance should now be explored...
  10. pmc Inexperienced clinicians can extract pathoanatomic information from MRI narrative reports with high reproducibility for use in research/quality assurance
    Peter Kent
    Research Department, Spine Centre of Southern Denmark, Lillebaelt Hospital, Institute of Regional Health Services Research, University of Southern Denmark, Middelfart, Denmark
    Chiropr Man Therap 19:16. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  11. pmc Effects of an exercise and manual therapy program on physical impairments, function and quality-of-life in people with osteoporotic vertebral fracture: a randomised, single-blind controlled pilot trial
    Kim L Bennell
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Melbourne Physiotherapy School, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:36. 2010
    ....
  12. pmc Thoracic spine pain in the general population: prevalence, incidence and associated factors in children, adolescents and adults. A systematic review
    Andrew M Briggs
    School of Physiotherapy and Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, 6845, Western Australia, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:77. 2009
    ..A rigorous evaluation of the prevalence, incidence, correlates and risk factors needs to be undertaken in order for epidemiologic data to be meaningfully used to develop evidence-based prevention and treatment recommendations for TSP...
  13. pmc Individuals with chronic low back pain have greater difficulty in engaging in positive lifestyle behaviours than those without back pain: an assessment of health literacy
    Andrew M Briggs
    School of Physiotherapy and Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:161. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to measure broad elements of health literacy among individuals with CLBP and without LBP using the HeLMS...
  14. doi request reprint Health literacy and beliefs among a community cohort with and without chronic low back pain
    Andrew M Briggs
    School of Physiotherapy and Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
    Pain 150:275-83. 2010
    ..While all participants with CLBP had adequate health literacy scores (S-TOFHLA), qualitative data highlighted difficulties in seeking, understanding and utilising LBP information...
  15. pmc Neck/shoulder pain in adolescents is not related to the level or nature of self-reported physical activity or type of sedentary activity in an Australian pregnancy cohort
    Andrew M Briggs
    School of Physiotherapy and Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:87. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to comprehensively examine the association between NSP and the level and nature of physical activity, and type of sedentary activity in adolescents...
  16. doi request reprint Novel assessment of subregional bone mineral density using DXA and pQCT and subregional microarchitecture using micro-CT in whole human vertebrae: applications, methods, and correspondence between technologies
    Andrew M Briggs
    School of Physiotherapy and Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    J Clin Densitom 13:161-74. 2010
    ..For both imaging modalities, correspondence with DXA was high for centrally and anteriorly positioned subregions. These data provide a basis for larger studies to examine the biological significance of heterogeneity in vertebral BMD...
  17. pmc Engaging consumers living in remote areas of Western Australia in the self-management of back pain: a prospective cohort study
    Helen Slater
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:69. 2012
    ..As many areas in WA are geographically isolated and health services are limited, implementing this policy into practice is critical if health outcomes for consumers living in geographically-isolated areas are to be improved...
  18. doi request reprint An exploration of the relationship between back muscle endurance and familial, physical, lifestyle, and psychosocial factors in adolescents and young adults
    Amity C Campbell
    School of Physiotherapy and Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 41:486-95. 2011
    ..Cross-sectional investigation...
  19. pmc Paraspinal muscle control in people with osteoporotic vertebral fracture
    Andrew M Briggs
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Eur Spine J 16:1137-44. 2007
    ..This response could also be an adaptive characteristic of the central nervous system to minimise vertebral loading time...
  20. ncbi request reprint Enhancing patient engagement in chronic disease self-management support initiatives in Australia: the need for an integrated approach
    Joanne E Jordan
    AFV Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:S9-S13. 2008
    ..A coordinated approach is required in implementing these elements within existing and new health service models to enhance uptake and sustainability...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effect of osteoporotic vertebral fracture on predicted spinal loads in vivo
    Andrew M Briggs
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne, 200 Berkeley Street, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Eur Spine J 15:1785-95. 2006
    ..Interventions aimed at restoring vertebral morphology or reduce thoracic curvature may assist in normalising spine load profiles...
  22. ncbi request reprint Postural taping decreases thoracic kyphosis but does not influence trunk muscle electromyographic activity or balance in women with osteoporosis
    Alison M Greig
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Man Ther 13:249-57. 2008
    ..This study aimed to investigate the effects of therapeutic postural taping on thoracic posture. Secondary aims explored the effects of taping on trunk muscle activity and balance...
  23. doi request reprint An exploration of familial associations in spinal posture defined using a clinical grouping method
    Sofia H H Seah
    School of Physiotherapy and Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Australia
    Man Ther 16:501-9. 2011
    ..03). Percentage agreement between clinicians was 63.5% (K = 0.48). These results provide preliminary evidence of a familial association in the hyperlordotic posture and support the use of postural classification...
  24. doi request reprint Policy-into-practice for rheumatoid arthritis: randomized controlled trial and cohort study of e-learning targeting improved physiotherapy management
    Robyn E Fary
    School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 67:913-22. 2015
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Implementing evidence-informed policy into practice for health care professionals managing people with low back pain in Australian rural settings: a preliminary prospective single-cohort study
    Helen Slater
    School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Curtin University, Perth Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, Perth Pain Medicine Unit, Fremantle Hospital and Health Service, Fremantle, Western Australia
    Pain Med 15:1657-68. 2014
    ..To provide access to professional development opportunities for health care professionals, especially in rural Australian regions, consistent with recommendations in the Australian National Pain Strategy and state government policy...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and associated factors for thoracic spine pain in the adult working population: a literature review
    Andrew M Briggs
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    J Occup Health 51:177-92. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to systematically identify and report the evidence describing the prevalence and correlates of TSP within occupational groups...
  27. doi request reprint The health literacy management scale (HeLMS): a measure of an individual's capacity to seek, understand and use health information within the healthcare setting
    Joanne E Jordan
    Department of Medicine Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 91:228-35. 2013
    ..Health literacy refers to an individual's ability to seek, understand, and use health information. This paper describes the development and psychometric testing of the health literacy management scale (HeLMS)...
  28. doi request reprint Physiotherapy students' perspectives of online e-learning for interdisciplinary management of chronic health conditions: a qualitative study
    Peter Gardner
    School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA, 6845, Australia
    BMC Med Educ 16:62. 2016
    ....
  29. pmc Translating evidence for low back pain management into a consumer-focussed resource for use in community pharmacies: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Helen Slater
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e71918. 2013
    ..This cluster-randomised controlled trial determined the effectiveness of an evidence-based, pamphlet intervention in improving low back pain (LBP)-related beliefs among pharmacy consumers...
  30. ncbi request reprint In vivo intrarater and interrater precision of measuring apparent bone mineral density in vertebral subregions using supine lateral dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry
    Andrew M Briggs
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, and Department of Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Densitom 8:314-9. 2005
    ..02-5.57) and using an L2/L3 combination from ICC(1,1) 0.942 to 0.980 (% CV: 2.04-4.61). This study demonstrated moderate to high precision for subregional analysis of apparent BMD in the lumbar spine using lateral DXA in vivo...
  31. doi request reprint An exploration of familial associations of two movement pattern-derived subgroups of chronic disabling low back pain; a cross-sectional cohort study
    Joao Paulo Caneiro
    School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Faculty of Health Science, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia, 6845, Australia Electronic address
    Man Ther 22:202-10. 2016
    ..While familial associations have been identified for certain spinal postures in standing, it is unknown whether a familial relationship might exist between movement pattern-derived subgroups in families with CDLBP...
  32. pmc Low back pain beliefs are associated to age, location of work, education and pain-related disability in Chinese healthcare professionals working in China: a cross sectional survey
    B K Tan
    International Health, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Curtin University, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:255. 2014
    ..There is currently a knowledge gap among these relationships in non-western countries. The aim of this study was to examine the associations between LBP-related beliefs among Chinese HCPs and characteristics of these HCPs...
  33. doi request reprint Upper cervical instability associated with rheumatoid arthritis: what to 'know' and what to 'do'
    Helen Slater
    Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Australia School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University, Australia Electronic address
    Man Ther 18:615-9. 2013
    ..Finally, the implications for the use of manual assessment and treatment of patients with RA and co-morbid AAS are addressed. ..
  34. pmc Applying a Health Network approach to translate evidence-informed policy into practice: a review and case study on musculoskeletal health
    Andrew M Briggs
    Department of Health, Government of Western Australia, GPO Box 8172, Perth Business Centre, WA 6849, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:394. 2012
    ..The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the Health Network framework in facilitating the translation of evidence into policy and practice with a particular focus on musculoskeletal health...
  35. pmc Translating Policy into Practice for Community-Based Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis: Targeting Professional Development Needs among Physiotherapists
    Robyn E Fary
    Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Building 609, 5 Parker Place, Bentley, P O Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University, Building 408, Kent Street, Bentley, WA 6102, Australia
    Int J Rheumatol 2012:240689. 2012
    ..Discussion. To enable community-based RA service delivery to be effectively established, subgroups within the current physiotherapy workforce require upskilling in the evidence-based management of consumers with RA...
  36. ncbi request reprint Back pain: a National Health Priority Area in Australia?
    Andrew M Briggs
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:499-502. 2009
    ..Informed decision making through consultation with key stakeholders is a necessary first step towards ensuring that favourable outcomes are achieved...
  37. doi request reprint Heightened cold pain and pressure pain sensitivity in young female adults with moderate-to-severe menstrual pain
    Helen Slater
    aSchool of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Curtin University, Western Australia, Australia bCenter for Life Course Epidemiology and Systems Medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland cMedical Research Center Oulu, University of Oulu and Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland dArthritis and Osteoporosis, Victoria, Australia eDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne and The Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Melbourne, Australia fSchool of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia gFinnish Institute of Occupational Health, Health and Work Ability, Oulu, Finland
    Pain 156:2468-78. 2015
    ..These data highlight the need for innovative management approaches to attenuate the negative impact of severe menstrual pain in young women. ..
  38. doi request reprint Models of care for musculoskeletal health in Australia: now more than ever to drive evidence into health policy and practice
    Andrew M Briggs
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia Email
    Aust Health Rev 38:401-5. 2014
    ..Understanding the vernacular of MoCs and the development and implementation of MoCs is important to embracing this approach to health policy. ..