Steven J Kamper

Summary

Affiliation: The George Institute for International Health
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive surgery for lumbar disc herniation: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Steven J Kamper
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Centre, The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Vander Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 23:1021-43. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Optimal designs for prediction studies of whiplash
    Steven J Kamper
    The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:S268-74. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Does fear of movement mediate the relationship between pain intensity and disability in patients following whiplash injury? A prospective longitudinal study
    Steven J Kamper
    George Institute For Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Pain 153:113-9. 2012
  4. pmc How is recovery from low back pain measured? A systematic review of the literature
    Steven J Kamper
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Missenden Road, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Eur Spine J 20:9-18. 2011
  5. pmc How little pain and disability do patients with low back pain have to experience to feel that they have recovered?
    Steven J Kamper
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Eur Spine J 19:1495-501. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment-based subgroups of low back pain: a guide to appraisal of research studies and a summary of current evidence
    Steven J Kamper
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 24:181-91. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Global Perceived Effect scales provided reliable assessments of health transition in people with musculoskeletal disorders, but ratings are strongly influenced by current status
    Steven J Kamper
    The George Institute, University of Sydney, PO Box M201 Missenden Rd, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:760-766.e1. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Course and prognostic factors of whiplash: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Steven J Kamper
    The George Institute, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Pain 138:617-29. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationship between pressure pain thresholds and pain ratings in patients with whiplash-associated disorders
    Steven J Kamper
    The George Institute for Global Health the Discipline of Physiotherapy, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Clin J Pain 27:495-501. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Standardized measurement of recovery from nonspecific back pain
    Julia M Hush
    Faculty of Human Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:849-55. 2012

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive surgery for lumbar disc herniation: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Steven J Kamper
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Centre, The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Vander Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 23:1021-43. 2014
    ..To compare minimally invasive (MI) and conventional microdiscectomy (MD) for patients with sciatica due to lumbar disc herniation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Optimal designs for prediction studies of whiplash
    Steven J Kamper
    The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:S268-74. 2011
    ..Commentary...
  3. ncbi request reprint Does fear of movement mediate the relationship between pain intensity and disability in patients following whiplash injury? A prospective longitudinal study
    Steven J Kamper
    George Institute For Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Pain 153:113-9. 2012
    ..The findings of this study suggest that the Fear Avoidance Model plays a role in explaining a moderate proportion of the relationship between pain and disability after whiplash injury...
  4. pmc How is recovery from low back pain measured? A systematic review of the literature
    Steven J Kamper
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Missenden Road, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Eur Spine J 20:9-18. 2011
    ..It is likely that the failure to use a standardised measure of recovery is due to the absence of an established definition, and highlights the need for such a definition in back pain research...
  5. pmc How little pain and disability do patients with low back pain have to experience to feel that they have recovered?
    Steven J Kamper
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Eur Spine J 19:1495-501. 2010
    ..Cutoffs of 0 on the NRS and 2 on the RMDQ most accurately classify subjects as recovered from LBP. Subjects consider pain more than disability when determining their recovery status...
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment-based subgroups of low back pain: a guide to appraisal of research studies and a summary of current evidence
    Steven J Kamper
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 24:181-91. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Global Perceived Effect scales provided reliable assessments of health transition in people with musculoskeletal disorders, but ratings are strongly influenced by current status
    Steven J Kamper
    The George Institute, University of Sydney, PO Box M201 Missenden Rd, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:760-766.e1. 2010
    ..The study investigated the test-retest reliability and construct validity of the Global Perceived Effect (GPE) scale in patients with musculoskeletal disorders...
  8. ncbi request reprint Course and prognostic factors of whiplash: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Steven J Kamper
    The George Institute, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Pain 138:617-29. 2008
    ..There was also wide variation in the measurement of outcome and the use of validated measures would improve interpretability and comparability of future studies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationship between pressure pain thresholds and pain ratings in patients with whiplash-associated disorders
    Steven J Kamper
    The George Institute for Global Health the Discipline of Physiotherapy, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Clin J Pain 27:495-501. 2011
    ..There is uncertainty, however, as to what extent does the sensitization of the nociceptive system, whether peripheral or central, contribute to the ongoing, habitual pain experienced by people with WAD...
  10. ncbi request reprint Standardized measurement of recovery from nonspecific back pain
    Julia M Hush
    Faculty of Human Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:849-55. 2012
    ..To propose standardized, patient-centered measures of recovery from nonspecific low back pain (LBP) in research, underpinned by an empirically derived concept of recovery and informed by expert opinion...
  11. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of depression and stress mediate the effect of pain on disability
    Amanda M Hall
    The George Institute for Global Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, NSW 2050, Australia
    Pain 152:1044-51. 2011
    ..These findings provide an opportunity to decrease the risk of long-term disability through early identification and management of depressive and stress symptoms...
  12. ncbi request reprint Trial methodology and patient characteristics did not influence the size of placebo effects on pain
    Steven J Kamper
    Back Pain Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, Sydney, NSW 1825, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:256-60. 2008
    ..To determine whether trial-design, patient-type, or placebo-type factors influence the size of the placebo analgesic effect in clinical trials...
  13. ncbi request reprint Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for chronic low back pain
    Steven J Kamper
    Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for Global Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 2050
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD000963. 2014
    ..This has led to the development of multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation (MBR) programs that target factors from the different domains, administered by healthcare professionals from different backgrounds...
  14. ncbi request reprint Can we explain heterogeneity among randomized clinical trials of exercise for chronic back pain? A meta-regression analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Manuela L Ferreira
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, 75 East St, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, New South Wales 1825, Australia
    Phys Ther 90:1383-403. 2010
    ..Uncritical pooling of heterogeneous exercise trials may result in misleading conclusions regarding the effects of exercise on chronic low back pain (CLBP)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Low back pain in children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis evaluating the effectiveness of conservative interventions
    Zoe A Michaleff
    The George Institute for Global Health and Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Kent Street, Sydney, 2000, Australia
    Eur Spine J 23:2046-58. 2014
    ..To identify and evaluate the effectiveness of conservative treatment approaches used in children and adolescents to manage and prevent low back pain (LBP)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Stretching to prevent or reduce muscle soreness after exercise
    Robert D Herbert
    Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for Global Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Camperdown, Sydney, Australia, NWS 2050
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 7:CD004577. 2011
    ..Usually the purpose is to reduce risk of injury, reduce soreness after exercise, or enhance athletic performance. This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in 2007...