Johannes Zwerver

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Center Groningen
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi [Patellar tendinopathy ('jumper's knee'); a common and difficult-to-treat sports injury]
    J Zwerver
    Universitair Sportmedisch Centrum Groningen, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:1831-7. 2008
  2. pmc The TOPGAME-study: effectiveness of extracorporeal shockwave therapy in jumping athletes with patellar tendinopathy. Design of a randomised controlled trial
    Johannes Zwerver
    Center for Sports Medicine, University Center for Sports, Exercise and Health, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:28. 2010
  3. pmc Validity and reliability of the Dutch translation of the VISA-P questionnaire for patellar tendinopathy
    Johannes Zwerver
    Center for Sports Medicine, University Center for Sport, Exercise and Health, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30, 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:102. 2009
  4. ncbi [The value of preventive advice and examination focusing on cardiovascular events and injury for novice runners]
    J Zwerver
    Universitair Sportmedisch Centrum Groningen, Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:1825-30. 2008
  5. doi Prevalence of Jumper's knee among nonelite athletes from different sports: a cross-sectional survey
    Johannes Zwerver
    Center for Sports Medicine, University Center for Sport, Exercise and Health, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Sports Med 39:1984-8. 2011
  6. doi No effect of extracorporeal shockwave therapy on patellar tendinopathy in jumping athletes during the competitive season: a randomized clinical trial
    Johannes Zwerver
    University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Sports Med 39:1191-9. 2011
  7. pmc Biomechanical analysis of the single-leg decline squat
    J Zwerver
    Center for Sports Medicine, University Center for Sport, Exercise and Health, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 41:264-8; discussion 268. 2007
  8. doi Patient guided Piezo-electric Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy as treatment for chronic severe patellar tendinopathy: A pilot study
    Johannes Zwerver
    Center for Sports Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 23:111-5. 2010
  9. doi Risk factors for patellar tendinopathy: a systematic review of the literature
    Henk van der Worp
    Center for Sports Medicine, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 45:446-52. 2011
  10. ncbi Effect of patellar strap and sports tape on jumper's knee symptoms: protocol of a randomised controlled trial
    Astrid J de Vries
    University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Center for Sports Medicine The Netherlands Electronic address
    J Physiother 59:270. 2013

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi [Patellar tendinopathy ('jumper's knee'); a common and difficult-to-treat sports injury]
    J Zwerver
    Universitair Sportmedisch Centrum Groningen, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:1831-7. 2008
    ..Extracorporeal shock wave therapy, ultrasound-guided sclerosing of new vessels and tendinous and peritendinous injections of aprotinin and autologous growth factors seem to be promising new treatment options...
  2. pmc The TOPGAME-study: effectiveness of extracorporeal shockwave therapy in jumping athletes with patellar tendinopathy. Design of a randomised controlled trial
    Johannes Zwerver
    Center for Sports Medicine, University Center for Sports, Exercise and Health, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:28. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the effectiveness of ESWT in athletes with patellar tendinopathy who are still in training and competition...
  3. pmc Validity and reliability of the Dutch translation of the VISA-P questionnaire for patellar tendinopathy
    Johannes Zwerver
    Center for Sports Medicine, University Center for Sport, Exercise and Health, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30, 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:102. 2009
    ..Aim of this study was to translate the questionnaire into Dutch and to study the reliability and validity of the Dutch version of the VISA-P...
  4. ncbi [The value of preventive advice and examination focusing on cardiovascular events and injury for novice runners]
    J Zwerver
    Universitair Sportmedisch Centrum Groningen, Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:1825-30. 2008
    ..Progression of training load in which the duration and intensity of training increases by less than 10% per week, appears to be the most reasonable way to prevent running injuries...
  5. doi Prevalence of Jumper's knee among nonelite athletes from different sports: a cross-sectional survey
    Johannes Zwerver
    Center for Sports Medicine, University Center for Sport, Exercise and Health, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Sports Med 39:1984-8. 2011
    ..The prevalence of jumper's knee among nonelite athletes from different sports is unknown...
  6. doi No effect of extracorporeal shockwave therapy on patellar tendinopathy in jumping athletes during the competitive season: a randomized clinical trial
    Johannes Zwerver
    University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Sports Med 39:1191-9. 2011
    ..Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) appears to be a promising treatment but its effectiveness has not been studied in athletes with patellar tendinopathy who have symptoms for 3 to 12 months and are still playing...
  7. pmc Biomechanical analysis of the single-leg decline squat
    J Zwerver
    Center for Sports Medicine, University Center for Sport, Exercise and Health, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 41:264-8; discussion 268. 2007
    ..Several assumptions have been made about its working mechanism on patellar load and patellofemoral forces, but these are not substantiated by biomechanical evaluations...
  8. doi Patient guided Piezo-electric Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy as treatment for chronic severe patellar tendinopathy: A pilot study
    Johannes Zwerver
    Center for Sports Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 23:111-5. 2010
    ..Aim of this pilot study was to investigate if patient guided Piezo-electric, focused ESWT, without local anesthesia is a safe and well tolerated treatment which improves pain and function in patients with patellar tendinopathy...
  9. doi Risk factors for patellar tendinopathy: a systematic review of the literature
    Henk van der Worp
    Center for Sports Medicine, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 45:446-52. 2011
    ..However, it should be stressed that the evidence for the nine identified risk factors was only limited. Therefore, there is a clear need for high-quality studies in order to identify the exact risk factors associated with PT...
  10. ncbi Effect of patellar strap and sports tape on jumper's knee symptoms: protocol of a randomised controlled trial
    Astrid J de Vries
    University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Center for Sports Medicine The Netherlands Electronic address
    J Physiother 59:270. 2013
    ..Currently, there is no scientific evidence for the effectiveness of a patellar strap or sports tape in the management of this common injury...
  11. pmc The TOPSHOCK study: effectiveness of radial shockwave therapy compared to focused shockwave therapy for treating patellar tendinopath - design of a randomised controlled trial
    Henk van der Worp
    The Center for Sports Medicine, University Center for Sport, Exercise and Health, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:229. 2011
    ..Therefore the aim of this study is to compare the effectiveness of focussed shockwave therapy and radial shockwave therapy as treatments for patellar tendinopathy...
  12. pmc The GRONORUN study: is a graded training program for novice runners effective in preventing running related injuries? Design of a Randomized Controlled Trial
    Ida Buist
    University Center for Sport, Exercise and Health, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:24. 2007
    ..The incidence of injuries in runners is high and varies from 30-79%. However, few intervention studies on prevention of running related injuries have been performed and none of these studies involved novice runners...
  13. doi Feasibility and reliability of pain pressure threshold measurements in patellar tendinopathy
    Paul van Wilgen
    University Center for Sport, Exercise and Health, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Sci Med Sport 14:477-81. 2011
    ..Although further research is warranted PPT algometry seems to be a feasible, reliable and useful tool in the diagnosis and treatment evaluation of athletes with patellar tendinopathy...
  14. doi Injection treatments for patellar tendinopathy
    Mathijs van Ark
    Center for Sports Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 45:1068-76. 2011
    ..The aim of this systematic review is to describe the different injection treatments, their rationales and the effectiveness of treating patellar tendinopathy...
  15. doi Are the take-off and landing phase dynamics of the volleyball spike jump related to patellar tendinopathy?
    R W Bisseling
    Center for Human Movement Sciences, University Center for Sport, Exercise and Health, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 42:483-9. 2008
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  16. ncbi Risk factors for patellar tendinopathy in volleyball players: a cross-sectional study
    H van der Worp
    Email
    Br J Sports Med 45:536. 2011
    ..Volleyball players that play as outside hitter or middle block/hitter have the highest odds for PT. Therefore, changing playing position to libero/opposite hitter or setter may be an option in volleyball players with PT...
  17. ncbi Landing frequencies and types of landings in sub-elite male volleyball players
    M van Ark
    Email
    Br J Sports Med 45:538. 2011
    ..Most effects of prevention programs can thus be expected from interventions on landing type and frequency during training sessions. In this way the development of overload injuries like patellar tendinopathy might be prevented...
  18. doi The impact of physically demanding work of basketball and volleyball players on the risk for patellar tendinopathy and on work limitations
    H van der Worp
    Center for Sports Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 24:49-55. 2011
    ..This finding has important clinical relevance in the treatment of this injury. Working activities should be adjusted in order to reduce the total load on the patellar tendon and help prevention and recovery...
  19. doi Monitoring stress and recovery: new insights for the prevention of injuries and illnesses in elite youth soccer players
    Michel S Brink
    Center for Human Movement Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 196, 9700 AD Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 44:809-15. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate how measures to monitor stress and recovery, and its analysis, provide useful information for the prevention of injuries and illnesses in elite youth soccer players...
  20. pmc Relationship between landing strategy and patellar tendinopathy in volleyball
    Rob W Bisseling
    Center for Human Movement Sciences, University Center for Sport, Movement and Health, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 41:e8. 2007
    ..The patients with jumper's knee were divided into an asymptomatic group with a previous jumper's knee (PJK) and a symptomatic group with a recent jumper's knee (RJK)...
  21. pmc ESWT for tendinopathy: technology and clinical implications
    Henk van der Worp
    Center for Sports Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 21:1451-8. 2013
    ..This review was undertaken to give an overview of the literature concerning this treatment, and special attention is given to the differences between focused and radial ESWT...
  22. ncbi Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for patellar tendinopathy: a review of the literature
    M T van Leeuwen
    Center for Sports Medicine, University Center for Sport, Exercise and Health, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 43:163-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this review was to study the effectiveness of ESWT treatment for patellar tendinopathy; to draft guidelines for an effective treatment protocol of ESWT treatment; and to identify topics for further research...
  23. ncbi Biomechanics of slow running and walking with a rocker shoe
    Sobhan Sobhani
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Gait Posture 38:998-1004. 2013
    ..7 μV, p<0.001) when walking with rocker shoes. The findings show that rocker shoes reduce the ankle plantar flexion moment during the late stance phase of running and walking in healthy people...
  24. ncbi Different diagnostic tools in nonfunctional overreaching
    E Nederhof
    Center for Human Movement Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Sports Med 29:590-7. 2008
    ..The Recovery Stress Questionnaire for Athletes, reaction times and hormonal reactions to exercise showed to be possible tools that can be used in the diagnostic procedure...