Karen L Barker

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Physiotherapy Rehabilitation for Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture (PROVE): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Karen L Barker
    NIHR BRU, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LD, UK
    Trials 15:22. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Recovery of function following hip resurfacing arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial comparing an accelerated versus standard physiotherapy rehabilitation programme
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    Clin Rehabil 27:771-84. 2013
  3. pmc 'Trying to pin down jelly' - exploring intuitive processes in quality assessment for meta-ethnography
    Francine Toye
    Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:46. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Effect of different angles of knee flexion on leg extensor power in healthy individuals
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford OX3 7LD, UK
    Physiotherapy 98:357-60. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes after metal-on-metal hip resurfacing: could we achieve better function?
    Meredith A Newman
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:660-6. 2008
  6. doi request reprint After partial knee replacement, patients can kneel, but they need to be taught to do so: a single-blind randomized controlled trial
    Cathy Jenkins
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX3 7LD, United Kingdom
    Phys Ther 88:1012-21. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Muscle power and function two years after unicompartmental knee replacement
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, OX3 7LD, UK
    Knee 19:360-4. 2012
  8. pmc Divided by a lack of common language? A qualitative study exploring the use of language by health professionals treating back pain
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, BRU, University of Oxford and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, OX3 7LD, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:123. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Recovery of muscle strength and power after limb-lengthening surgery
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre National Health Service Trust, Oxford
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:384-8. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of postdischarge physiotherapy versus usual care following primary total knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis: an exploratory pilot randomized clinical trial
    Catherine J Minns Lowe
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospital NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    Clin Rehabil 26:629-41. 2012

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Physiotherapy Rehabilitation for Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture (PROVE): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Karen L Barker
    NIHR BRU, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LD, UK
    Trials 15:22. 2014
    ..This pragmatic randomised controlled trial will investigate the clinical and cost-effectiveness of two different physiotherapy approaches for people with osteoporosis and vertebral fracture, in comparison to usual care...
  2. doi request reprint Recovery of function following hip resurfacing arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial comparing an accelerated versus standard physiotherapy rehabilitation programme
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    Clin Rehabil 27:771-84. 2013
    ..To identify if a tailored rehabilitation programme is more effective than standard practice at improving function in patients undergoing metal-on-metal hip resurfacing arthroplasty...
  3. pmc 'Trying to pin down jelly' - exploring intuitive processes in quality assessment for meta-ethnography
    Francine Toye
    Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:46. 2013
    ..We aimed to explore the intuitive processes that determined the 'quality' of qualitative research for inclusion in qualitative research syntheses. We were particularly interested to explore the way that knowledge was constructed...
  4. doi request reprint Effect of different angles of knee flexion on leg extensor power in healthy individuals
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford OX3 7LD, UK
    Physiotherapy 98:357-60. 2012
    ..To investigate the effect of fixed flexion knee deformity on leg extensor power as measured by the Nottingham leg extensor power rig...
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes after metal-on-metal hip resurfacing: could we achieve better function?
    Meredith A Newman
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:660-6. 2008
    ..To report functional outcomes after metal-on-metal (MOM) hip resurfacing...
  6. doi request reprint After partial knee replacement, patients can kneel, but they need to be taught to do so: a single-blind randomized controlled trial
    Cathy Jenkins
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX3 7LD, United Kingdom
    Phys Ther 88:1012-21. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether a single physical therapy intervention would improve patient-reported kneeling ability following partial knee replacement (PKR)...
  7. doi request reprint Muscle power and function two years after unicompartmental knee replacement
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, OX3 7LD, UK
    Knee 19:360-4. 2012
    ..The recovery of strength and function following UKR had stabilised by 1 year and during the following year further improvements were minimal...
  8. pmc Divided by a lack of common language? A qualitative study exploring the use of language by health professionals treating back pain
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, BRU, University of Oxford and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, OX3 7LD, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:123. 2009
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  9. doi request reprint Recovery of muscle strength and power after limb-lengthening surgery
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre National Health Service Trust, Oxford
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:384-8. 2010
    ..To report muscle strength, power, and function after limb-lengthening surgery performed by using the Ilizarov technique...
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of postdischarge physiotherapy versus usual care following primary total knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis: an exploratory pilot randomized clinical trial
    Catherine J Minns Lowe
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospital NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    Clin Rehabil 26:629-41. 2012
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  11. doi request reprint Patients' views of a multimedia resource featuring experiences of rheumatoid arthritis: pilot evaluation of www.healthtalkonline.org
    Meredith A Newman
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust Windmill Rd, Headington Oxford OX3 7LD, UK
    Health Informatics J 15:147-59. 2009
    ..The site has since been updated with new experiences and rewritten summaries that present a better balance of experiences. Changes were incorporated in an entire site redesign launched in autumn 2008 as www.healthtalkonline.org...
  12. ncbi request reprint Borg's rating of perceived exertion scales: do the verbal anchors mean the same for different clinical groups?
    Helen N Dawes
    Movement Science Group, School of Biological and Molecular Sciences, Oxford Brookes University, Headington, Oxford, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:912-6. 2005
    ..To examine the interpretation of the verbal anchors used in the Borg rating of perceived exertion (RPE) scales in different clinical groups and a healthy control group...
  13. pmc Treatment of chronic back pain by sensory discrimination training. A Phase I RCT of a novel device (FairMed) vs. TENS
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, OX3 7LD, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:97. 2008
    ..As a result a device was generated to deliver sensory discrimination training (FairMed), and this randomised controlled trial compared therapeutic effects with a comparable treatment modality, TENS...
  14. ncbi request reprint Predicting the loss of knee flexion during limb lengthening using inherent muscle length
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, UK
    J Pediatr Orthop B 15:404-7. 2006
    ..The straight leg raise test, and calculation of spare quadriceps length using our formula, as part of the preoperative assessment, can help predict which patient is at risk of a reduced range of motion of the knee...
  15. doi request reprint What does the language we use about arthritis mean to people who have osteoarthritis? A qualitative study
    Karen L Barker
    Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, NIHR Biomedical Research Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 36:367-72. 2014
    ..As patient access to treatment notes and correspondence increases in the UK, the impact of written terms, as well as verbal, needs careful consideration and attention. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint The development and use of mass media interventions for health-care messages about back pain: what do members of the public think?
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, OX3 7LD, UK
    Man Ther 12:335-41. 2007
    ..Issues surrounding the language, terminology and tone of campaigns were raised. A closer collaboration between health-care professionals and the public is advocated to achieve valuable and effective media campaigns...
  17. ncbi request reprint Changes in the cross-sectional area of multifidus and psoas in patients with unilateral back pain: the relationship to pain and disability
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:E515-9. 2004
    ..Prospective, cross-sectional observational study...
  18. ncbi request reprint Perceived and measured levels of exertion of patients with chronic back pain exercising in a hydrotherapy pool
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:1319-23. 2003
    ..To investigate the efficacy of using ratings of perceived exertion (RPEs) to regulate exercise intensity for patients with chronic back pain while they undergo hydrotherapy...