Andrew M Briggs

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Affiliation: Curtin University of Technology
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications25

  1. 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...
  2. 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
    ....
  3. 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
    ....
  4. 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...
  5. 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:..
  6. 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
    ....
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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)...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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
    ....