P W Hodges

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Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Rapid atrophy of the lumbar multifidus follows experimental disc or nerve root injury
    Paul Hodges
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD 4072 Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2926-33. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Evidence of altered lumbopelvic muscle recruitment in the presence of sacroiliac joint pain
    Barbara Hungerford
    School of Exercise and Sport Science, University of Sydney, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1593-600. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Motor unit synchronization between medial and lateral vasti muscles
    Rebecca Mellor
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:1585-95. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Postural and respiratory functions of the pelvic floor muscles
    P W Hodges
    Division of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Neurourol Urodyn 26:362-71. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Sitting versus standing: does the intradiscal pressure cause disc degeneration or low back pain?
    Andrew Claus
    Division of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 18:550-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Insight into the function of the obturator internus muscle in humans: Observations with development and validation of an electromyography recording technique
    Paul W Hodges
    The University of Queensland, Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Brisbane 4072, Queensland, Australia Electronic address
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 24:489-96. 2014
  7. doi request reprint New insight into motor adaptation to pain revealed by a combination of modelling and empirical approaches
    P W Hodges
    The University of Queensland, Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Eur J Pain 17:1138-46. 2013
  8. pmc The effect of electrical stimulation on corticospinal excitability is dependent on application duration: a same subject pre-post test design
    Rebecca K Andrews
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and the NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 10:51. 2013
  9. pmc Physiotherapy movement based classification approaches to low back pain: comparison of subgroups through review and developer/expert survey
    Nicholas V Karayannis
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:24. 2012
  10. pmc Comparison of neuromuscular and quadriceps strengthening exercise in the treatment of varus malaligned knees with medial knee osteoarthritis: a randomised controlled trial protocol
    Kim L Bennell
    The University of Melbourne, Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health Sciences, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:276. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Rapid atrophy of the lumbar multifidus follows experimental disc or nerve root injury
    Paul Hodges
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD 4072 Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2926-33. 2006
    ..Experimental study of muscle changes after lumbar spinal injury...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evidence of altered lumbopelvic muscle recruitment in the presence of sacroiliac joint pain
    Barbara Hungerford
    School of Exercise and Sport Science, University of Sydney, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1593-600. 2003
    ..Cross-sectional study of electromyographic onsets of trunk and hip muscles in subjects with a clinical diagnosis of sacroiliac joint pain and matched control subjects...
  3. ncbi request reprint Motor unit synchronization between medial and lateral vasti muscles
    Rebecca Mellor
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:1585-95. 2005
    ..Strategies to coordinate the vasti muscles, such as motor unit synchronization, may simplify control of patellar tracking. This study investigated motor unit synchronization between vastus medialis (VM) and lateralis (VL)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Postural and respiratory functions of the pelvic floor muscles
    P W Hodges
    Division of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Neurourol Urodyn 26:362-71. 2007
    ..Furthermore, as IAP is modulated during respiration this is likely to be accompanied by changes in PFM activity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sitting versus standing: does the intradiscal pressure cause disc degeneration or low back pain?
    Andrew Claus
    Division of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 18:550-8. 2008
    ..If sitting is a greater threat for development of low back pain than standing, the mechanism is unlikely to be raised IDP...
  6. ncbi request reprint Insight into the function of the obturator internus muscle in humans: Observations with development and validation of an electromyography recording technique
    Paul W Hodges
    The University of Queensland, Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Brisbane 4072, Queensland, Australia Electronic address
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 24:489-96. 2014
    ..The observation of specificity of activation to certain force directions questions the hypothesis of a general role in hip stabilisation regardless of force direction. ..
  7. doi request reprint New insight into motor adaptation to pain revealed by a combination of modelling and empirical approaches
    P W Hodges
    The University of Queensland, Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Eur J Pain 17:1138-46. 2013
    ....
  8. pmc The effect of electrical stimulation on corticospinal excitability is dependent on application duration: a same subject pre-post test design
    Rebecca K Andrews
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and the NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 10:51. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether the duration of peripheral motor ES influenced its effect on corticospinal excitability...
  9. pmc Physiotherapy movement based classification approaches to low back pain: comparison of subgroups through review and developer/expert survey
    Nicholas V Karayannis
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:24. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Comparison of neuromuscular and quadriceps strengthening exercise in the treatment of varus malaligned knees with medial knee osteoarthritis: a randomised controlled trial protocol
    Kim L Bennell
    The University of Melbourne, Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health Sciences, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:276. 2011
    ..We hypothesise that the neuromuscular program will reduce medial knee load as well as pain and functional limitations to a greater extent than a traditional quadriceps strengthening program...
  11. pmc The effect of motor control exercise versus placebo in patients with chronic low back pain [ACTRN012605000262606]
    Chris G Maher
    Back Pain Research Group, School of Physiotherapy, The University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW, 1825, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:54. 2005
    ..This therapy has a biologically plausible effect, is readily available in primary care and it is of modest cost. However, to date, the efficacy of motor control exercise has not been established...
  12. doi request reprint Pain induced by injection of hypertonic saline into the infrapatellar fat pad and effect on coordination of the quadriceps muscles
    Paul W Hodges
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 61:70-7. 2009
    ..This study investigated whether pain induced by injection of saline into the infrapatellar fat pad changes motor control of the quadriceps muscles of the knee...
  13. doi request reprint Changes in motor unit firing rate in synergist muscles cannot explain the maintenance of force during constant force painful contractions
    Paul W Hodges
    NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Pain 9:1169-74. 2008
    ..Changes in synergist muscles cannot explain the maintenance of muscle force. Maintenance of surface EMG amplitude suggests recruitment of additional motor units...
  14. doi request reprint Changes in the mechanical properties of the trunk in low back pain may be associated with recurrence
    Paul Hodges
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD 4072, Australia
    J Biomech 42:61-6. 2009
    ..Although increased stiffness may aid in the protection of spinal structures, this may have long-term consequences for spinal health and LBP recurrence due to compromised trunk dynamics (decreased damping)...
  15. doi request reprint Corticomotor excitability of back muscles is affected by intervertebral disc lesion in pigs
    Paul W Hodges
    NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Eur J Neurosci 29:1490-500. 2009
    ..These data indicate that IVD lesion induces localized increases, and not decreases, in the excitability of cortical inputs to the deep paraspinal muscles that cross a lesioned disc...
  16. doi request reprint Pain and motor control: From the laboratory to rehabilitation
    Paul W Hodges
    The University of Queensland, Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 21:220-8. 2011
    ....
  17. doi request reprint The effect of therapeutic exercise on activation of the deep cervical flexor muscles in people with chronic neck pain
    G A Jull
    Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Man Ther 14:696-701. 2009
    ..05). Specific low load C-CF exercise changes spatial and temporal characteristics of DCF activation which may partially explain its efficacy in rehabilitation...
  18. doi request reprint Reorganization of the motor cortex is associated with postural control deficits in recurrent low back pain
    H Tsao
    NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Brain 131:2161-71. 2008
    ..These findings provide preliminary evidence of reorganization of trunk muscle representation at the motor cortex in individuals with recurrent LBP, and suggest this reorganization is associated with deficits in postural control...
  19. ncbi request reprint Co-activation of the abdominal and pelvic floor muscles during voluntary exercises
    R R Sapsford
    Department of Physiotherapy, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Neurourol Urodyn 20:31-42. 2001
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  20. ncbi request reprint Transversus abdominis and the superficial abdominal muscles are controlled independently in a postural task
    P W Hodges
    Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Neurosci Lett 265:91-4. 1999
    ..Dissociation of the behaviour of TrA and the other abdominal muscles suggests that TrA may be controlled independently of the motor command for limb movement in contrast to the other abdominal muscles...
  21. ncbi request reprint Relationship between limb movement speed and associated contraction of the trunk muscles
    P W Hodges
    Department of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland, Australia
    Ergonomics 40:1220-30. 1997
    ..The results indicate that the reaction time latency of the trunk muscles is influenced by limb inertia only with limb movement below a threshold velocity...
  22. ncbi request reprint Contraction of the abdominal muscles associated with movement of the lower limb
    P W Hodges
    Department of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Phys Ther 77:132-42; discussion 142-4. 1997
    ..A model involving evaluation of the response of the lumbar multifidus and abdominal muscles to leg movement was developed to evaluate this function...
  23. doi request reprint Temporal association between changes in primary sensory cortex and corticomotor output during muscle pain
    S M Schabrun
    The University of Queensland, NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, School of Health and Rehabilitation Science, St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Neuroscience 235:159-64. 2013
    ..Although altered processing in the primary motor (M1) and sensory cortex (S1) is implicated in pain, the temporal relationship between these regions is unknown and may provide insight into the interaction between them...
  24. ncbi request reprint Feedforward activity of the cervical flexor muscles during voluntary arm movements is delayed in chronic neck pain
    D Falla
    Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, 4072, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Exp Brain Res 157:43-8. 2004
    ..As the deep cervical muscles are fundamentally important for support of the cervical lordosis and the cervical joints, change in the feedforward response may leave the cervical spine vulnerable to reactive forces from arm movement...
  25. ncbi request reprint Contraction of the pelvic floor muscles during abdominal maneuvers
    R R Sapsford
    Department of Physiotherapy, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 82:1081-8. 2001
    ..To determine whether voluntary abdominal muscle contraction is associated with pelvic floor muscle activity...
  26. doi request reprint The effect of Parkinson's disease and levodopa on adaptation of anticipatory postural adjustments
    L M Hall
    The University of Queensland, NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Brisbane, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Neuroscience 250:483-92. 2013
    ..The results suggest that immediate postural adaptation is intact in people with PD and unaffected by levodopa administration but the ability to refine postural adaptations with task experience is compromised by dopamine therapy. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint Inefficient muscular stabilization of the lumbar spine associated with low back pain. A motor control evaluation of transversus abdominis
    P W Hodges
    Department of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:2640-50. 1996
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The delayed onset of contraction of transversus abdominis indicates a deficit of motor control and is hypothesized to result in inefficient muscular stabilization of the spine...
  28. doi request reprint Changes in excitability of corticomotor inputs to the trunk muscles during experimentally-induced acute low back pain
    H Tsao
    Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia 4072
    Neuroscience 181:127-33. 2011
    ..Further work is required to reveal whether such changes involve spinal and/or supraspinal centres and their consequence for spine control...
  29. ncbi request reprint Measurement of muscle contraction with ultrasound imaging
    P W Hodges
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and the University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    Muscle Nerve 27:682-92. 2003
    ..Ultrasound imaging can thus provide a noninvasive method of detecting isometric muscle contractions of certain individual muscles...
  30. ncbi request reprint Coexistence of stability and mobility in postural control: evidence from postural compensation for respiration
    P W Hodges
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Exp Brain Res 144:293-302. 2002
    ..Thus, stability in quiet stance is dependent on movement of multiple body segments and control of equilibrium cannot be reduced to control of a single joint...
  31. pmc Postural activity of the diaphragm is reduced in humans when respiratory demand increases
    P W Hodges
    Department of Physiology, Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Physiol 537:999-1008. 2001
    ..This attenuation can affect the key inspiratory and expiratory muscles and is likely to be co-ordinated at a pre-motoneuronal site...
  32. ncbi request reprint Changes in motor planning of feedforward postural responses of the trunk muscles in low back pain
    P W Hodges
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Barker Street Randwick, Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia
    Exp Brain Res 141:261-6. 2001
    ..While inhibition of the descending motor command cannot be excluded, it is more likely that the change in recruitment of TrA represents a more complex change in organisation of the postural response...
  33. ncbi request reprint Intervertebral stiffness of the spine is increased by evoked contraction of transversus abdominis and the diaphragm: in vivo porcine studies
    Paul Hodges
    Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:2594-601. 2003
    ..In vivo porcine study of intervertebral kinematics...
  34. ncbi request reprint A comparison of computer-based methods for the determination of onset of muscle contraction using electromyography
    P W Hodges
    Department of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 101:511-9. 1996
    ..Several methods accurately selected the time of onset of EMG activity and are recommended for future use...
  35. ncbi request reprint Do differences in muscle recruitment between novice and elite cyclists reflect different movement patterns or less skilled muscle recruitment?
    Andrew Chapman
    Division of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 12:31-4. 2009
    ..e. less absolute range of motion, but contend that differences in muscle recruitment are primarily a reflection of more skilled muscle recruitment by elite cyclists...
  36. doi request reprint Mechanical coupling between transverse plane pelvis and thorax rotations during gait is higher in people with low back pain
    W van den Hoorn
    The University of Queensland, Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    J Biomech 45:342-7. 2012
    ..These results support the argument that people with LBP adopt a protective movement strategy, possibly by increased trunk stiffness...
  37. doi request reprint Peripheral electrical stimulation to induce cortical plasticity: a systematic review of stimulus parameters
    L S Chipchase
    School of Health and Rehabilitations Sciences Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:456-63. 2011
    ..There is insufficient evidence to determine the effect of other stimulation parameters such as frequency and waveform. Further research is needed to confirm whether modulation of these parameters affects plastic change...
  38. doi request reprint Motor unit recruitment strategies are altered during deep-tissue pain
    Kylie Tucker
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4029, Australia
    J Neurosci 29:10820-6. 2009
    ..The recruitment of new units is partly inconsistent with generalized inhibition of the motoneuron pool predicted by the "pain adaptation" theory, and provides the basis for a new mechanism of motor adaptation with pain...
  39. doi request reprint Anticipatory postural activity of the deep trunk muscles differs between anatomical regions based on their mechanical advantage
    R J Park
    The University of Queensland, NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia The University of Queensland, Centre for Sensorimotor Neuroscience, School of Human Movement Studies, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Neuroscience 261:161-72. 2014
    ..The data also point to a sophisticated control of muscle activation that appears based on mechanical advantage. ..
  40. ncbi request reprint Training the cervical muscles with prescribed motor tasks does not change muscle activation during a functional activity
    Deborah Falla
    Division of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Man Ther 13:507-12. 2008
    ..05). The results demonstrate that training the cervical muscles with a prescribed motor task may not automatically result in improved muscle activation during a functional activity, despite a reduction in neck pain...
  41. ncbi request reprint Illusory changes in head position induced by neck muscle vibration can alter the perception of elbow position
    Joanna Knox
    Division of Psychotherapy, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Behav Neurosci 120:1211-7. 2006
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  42. ncbi request reprint Quadriceps EMG in open and closed kinetic chain tasks in women with patellofemoral pain
    Ann Katrin Stensdotter
    Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    J Mot Behav 39:194-202. 2007
    ..The nature of the OKC task or the CKC task does not seem to explain contradictory findings regarding VMO activation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effects of experimentally-induced anterior knee pain on knee joint position sense in healthy individuals
    Kim Bennell
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3050, Australia
    J Orthop Res 23:46-53. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the effect of experimentally induced knee pain on knee joint position sense (JPS) in healthy individuals...
  44. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitative ultrasound imaging of the posterior paraspinal muscles
    Maria Stokes
    School of Health Professions and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, Southampton, Hants SO17, 1BJ, UK
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 37:581-95. 2007
    ..Further investigation of many of these observations is required using controlled studies to provide conclusive evidence that RUSI enhances clinical practice...
  45. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitative ultrasound imaging of the abdominal muscles
    Deydre S Teyhen
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 37:450-66. 2007
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Effect of neck exercise on sitting posture in patients with chronic neck pain
    Deborah Falla
    Center for Sensory Motor Interaction, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7D 3, DK 9220, Aalborg, Denmark
    Phys Ther 87:408-17. 2007
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitative ultrasound imaging of pelvic floor muscle function
    Jackie L Whittaker
    School of Health Professions and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, Southampton, UK
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 37:487-98. 2007
    ....