Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Clinimetric testing of three self-report outcome measures for low back pain patients in Brazil: which one is the best?
    Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa
    Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for International Health, School of Medicine, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2459-63. 2008
  2. pmc An investigation of the reproducibility of ultrasound measures of abdominal muscle activation in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain
    Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa
    The George Institute for International Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Eur Spine J 18:1059-65. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Reproducibility of rehabilitative ultrasound imaging for the measurement of abdominal muscle activity: a systematic review
    Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa
    The George Institute for International Health, The University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Sydney, New South Wales, 2050 Australia
    Phys Ther 89:756-69. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Motor control exercise for chronic low back pain: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Leonardo O P Costa
    Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for International Health, Sydney, New South Wales 2050, Australia
    Phys Ther 89:1275-86. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Core journals that publish clinical trials of physical therapy interventions
    Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa
    Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for International Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2050, Australia
    Phys Ther 90:1631-40. 2010
  6. pmc Effects of the carrier frequency of interferential current on pain modulation in patients with chronic nonspecific low back pain: a protocol of a randomised controlled trial
    Juliana Barbosa Corrêa
    Master s and Doctoral Programs in Physical Therapy, Universidade Cidade de São Paulo UNICID, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:195. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Systematic review of cross-cultural adaptations of McGill Pain Questionnaire reveals a paucity of clinimetric testing
    Luciola da Cunha Menezes Costa
    Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for International Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:934-43. 2009
  8. doi request reprint The Brazilian-Portuguese versions of the McGill Pain Questionnaire were reproducible, valid, and responsive in patients with musculoskeletal pain
    Lucíola da C Menezes Costa
    The George Institute for Global Health, The University of Sydney, Missenden Road, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:903-12. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Clinimetric testing of three self-report outcome measures for low back pain patients in Brazil: which one is the best?
    Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa
    Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for International Health, School of Medicine, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2459-63. 2008
    ..Translation, cross-cultural adaptation, and clinimetric testing of self-report outcome measures...
  2. pmc An investigation of the reproducibility of ultrasound measures of abdominal muscle activation in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain
    Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa
    The George Institute for International Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Eur Spine J 18:1059-65. 2009
    ..44, 95% CI 0.33-0.58, SEM = 21%, SDC = 66.5%). Improvements in the testing protocol must be performed in order to enhance reproducibility of US as an outcome measure for abdominal muscle activation...
  3. doi request reprint Reproducibility of rehabilitative ultrasound imaging for the measurement of abdominal muscle activity: a systematic review
    Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa
    The George Institute for International Health, The University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Sydney, New South Wales, 2050 Australia
    Phys Ther 89:756-69. 2009
    ..These measures are used to identify suitable patients and to monitor progress of motor control exercise treatment of people with low back pain...
  4. doi request reprint Motor control exercise for chronic low back pain: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Leonardo O P Costa
    Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for International Health, Sydney, New South Wales 2050, Australia
    Phys Ther 89:1275-86. 2009
    ..The evidence that exercise intervention is effective for treatment of chronic low back pain comes from trials that are not placebo-controlled...
  5. doi request reprint Core journals that publish clinical trials of physical therapy interventions
    Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa
    Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for International Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2050, Australia
    Phys Ther 90:1631-40. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Effects of the carrier frequency of interferential current on pain modulation in patients with chronic nonspecific low back pain: a protocol of a randomised controlled trial
    Juliana Barbosa Corrêa
    Master s and Doctoral Programs in Physical Therapy, Universidade Cidade de São Paulo UNICID, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:195. 2013
    ..Among the electrophysical treatments, interferential current (IFC) has not been studied in patients with low back pain in a high-quality randomised controlled trial examining not only pain, but pain mechanisms and function...
  7. doi request reprint Systematic review of cross-cultural adaptations of McGill Pain Questionnaire reveals a paucity of clinimetric testing
    Luciola da Cunha Menezes Costa
    Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for International Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:934-43. 2009
    ....
  8. doi request reprint The Brazilian-Portuguese versions of the McGill Pain Questionnaire were reproducible, valid, and responsive in patients with musculoskeletal pain
    Lucíola da C Menezes Costa
    The George Institute for Global Health, The University of Sydney, Missenden Road, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:903-12. 2011
    ....