S M McDonough

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ulster
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Does a patient's physical activity predict recovery from an episode of acute low back pain? A prospective cohort study
    Paul Hendrick
    Division of Physiotherapy Education, University of Nottingham, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:126. 2013
  2. pmc Communication style and exercise compliance in physiotherapy (CONNECT): a cluster randomized controlled trial to test a theory-based intervention to increase chronic low back pain patients' adherence to physiotherapists' recommendations: study rationale,
    Chris Lonsdale
    School of Science and Health, University of Western Sydney, Penrith, NSW, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:104. 2012
  3. pmc Applying a brain-computer interface to support motor imagery practice in people with stroke for upper limb recovery: a feasibility study
    Girijesh Prasad
    Intelligent Systems Research Centre ISRC, University of Ulster, Magee Campus, Derry, N, Ireland, UK
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 7:60. 2010
  4. pmc The PRICE study (Protection Rest Ice Compression Elevation): design of a randomised controlled trial comparing standard versus cryokinetic ice applications in the management of acute ankle sprain [ISRCTN13903946]
    Chris M Bleakley
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Northern Ireland, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:125. 2007
  5. pmc A walking programme and a supervised exercise class versus usual physiotherapy for chronic low back pain: a single-blinded randomised controlled trial. (The Supervised Walking In comparison to Fitness Training for Back Pain (SWIFT) Trial)
    Deirdre A Hurley
    School of Physiotherapy and Performance Science, University College Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:79. 2009
  6. pmc Does physical activity change predict functional recovery in low back pain? Protocol for a prospective cohort study
    Paul Hendrick
    Centre for Physiotherapy Research, School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:136. 2009
  7. pmc Physiotherapy for sleep disturbance in chronic low back pain: a feasibility randomised controlled trial
    Deirdre A Hurley
    UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Population Science, University College Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:70. 2010
  8. pmc Exercise and manual auricular acupuncture: a pilot assessor-blind randomised controlled trial. (The acupuncture and personalised exercise programme (APEP) trial)
    S M McDonough
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute and School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Northern Ireland, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:31. 2008
  9. pmc The back 2 activity trial: education and advice versus education and advice plus a structured walking programme for chronic low back pain
    Suzanne M McDonough
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, University of Ulster Shore Road, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim BT37 0QB, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:163. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Interferential therapy electrode placement technique in acute low back pain: a preliminary investigation
    D A Hurley
    Rehabilitation Sciences Research Group, School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Northern Ireland
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 82:485-93. 2001

Collaborators

  • J Park
  • D A Hurley
  • Catrine Tudor-Locke
  • S Lennon
  • C M Hughes
  • Paul Hendrick
  • Chris Lonsdale
  • Stephan Milosavljevic
  • Leigh Hale
  • Girijesh Prasad
  • S Kennedy
  • Chris M Bleakley
  • J H Crosbie
  • G David Baxter
  • Peter Herbison
  • Aileen Murray
  • Amanda M Hall
  • Nikos Ntoumanis
  • Geoffrey C Williams
  • Pawel Herman
  • Jacqueline Crosbie
  • Damien Coyle
  • Melanie L Bell
  • David G Baxter
  • Markus Melloh
  • I Bradbury
  • D P Kerr
  • G D Baxter
  • Laurence G Rocke
  • Mark A Tully
  • Domnhall C Macauley
  • SEAN O'CONNOR
  • M D J McNeill

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Does a patient's physical activity predict recovery from an episode of acute low back pain? A prospective cohort study
    Paul Hendrick
    Division of Physiotherapy Education, University of Nottingham, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:126. 2013
    ..However, no research has assessed whether objective measurements of physical activity predict outcome and recovery in acute low back pain...
  2. pmc Communication style and exercise compliance in physiotherapy (CONNECT): a cluster randomized controlled trial to test a theory-based intervention to increase chronic low back pain patients' adherence to physiotherapists' recommendations: study rationale,
    Chris Lonsdale
    School of Science and Health, University of Western Sydney, Penrith, NSW, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:104. 2012
    ..The aim of this trial is to assess the effect of an intervention designed to increase physiotherapists' autonomy-supportive communication on low back pain patients' adherence to physical activity and exercise therapy recommendations...
  3. pmc Applying a brain-computer interface to support motor imagery practice in people with stroke for upper limb recovery: a feasibility study
    Girijesh Prasad
    Intelligent Systems Research Centre ISRC, University of Ulster, Magee Campus, Derry, N, Ireland, UK
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 7:60. 2010
    ..This paper reports a pilot study in which a BCI system is used to provide a computer game-based neurofeedback to stroke participants during the MI part of a protocol...
  4. pmc The PRICE study (Protection Rest Ice Compression Elevation): design of a randomised controlled trial comparing standard versus cryokinetic ice applications in the management of acute ankle sprain [ISRCTN13903946]
    Chris M Bleakley
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Northern Ireland, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:125. 2007
    ..The primary aim of the forthcoming study is therefore to examine the safety and effectiveness of combining intermittent ice applications with periods of therapeutic exercise in the first week after an acute ankle sprain...
  5. pmc A walking programme and a supervised exercise class versus usual physiotherapy for chronic low back pain: a single-blinded randomised controlled trial. (The Supervised Walking In comparison to Fitness Training for Back Pain (SWIFT) Trial)
    Deirdre A Hurley
    School of Physiotherapy and Performance Science, University College Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:79. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Does physical activity change predict functional recovery in low back pain? Protocol for a prospective cohort study
    Paul Hendrick
    Centre for Physiotherapy Research, School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:136. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Physiotherapy for sleep disturbance in chronic low back pain: a feasibility randomised controlled trial
    Deirdre A Hurley
    UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Population Science, University College Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:70. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc Exercise and manual auricular acupuncture: a pilot assessor-blind randomised controlled trial. (The acupuncture and personalised exercise programme (APEP) trial)
    S M McDonough
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute and School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Northern Ireland, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:31. 2008
    ..It may be a useful adjunct to exercise in managing CLBP; however, there is only limited evidence to support its use with this patient group...
  9. pmc The back 2 activity trial: education and advice versus education and advice plus a structured walking programme for chronic low back pain
    Suzanne M McDonough
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, University of Ulster Shore Road, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim BT37 0QB, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:163. 2010
    ..Walking has been shown it to be an acceptable type of exercise with a low risk of injury. However, it is not known whether structured physical activity programmes are any more effective than giving advice to remain active...
  10. ncbi request reprint Interferential therapy electrode placement technique in acute low back pain: a preliminary investigation
    D A Hurley
    Rehabilitation Sciences Research Group, School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Northern Ireland
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 82:485-93. 2001
    ..To determine the efficacy of interferential therapy (IFT) electrode placement technique compared with a control treatment in subjects with acute low back pain (LBP)...
  11. doi request reprint Acupuncture for acute non-specific low back pain: a pilot randomised non-penetrating sham controlled trial
    S Kennedy
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Complement Ther Med 16:139-46. 2008
    ..As part of this, the study was designed to establish the credibility of the placebo control, and to provide data to inform a power analysis to determine numbers for a future trial...
  12. ncbi request reprint How effective is the acute low back pain screening questionnaire for predicting 1-year follow-up in patients with low back pain?
    D A Hurley
    Rehabilitation Sciences Research Group, Faculty of Social and Health Sciences and Education, University of Ulster at Jordanstown, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
    Clin J Pain 17:256-63. 2001
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint The effect of reflexology on the autonomic nervous system in healthy adults: a feasibility study
    C M Hughes
    School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Altern Ther Health Med 17:32-7. 2011
    ..Reflexology has been shown to reduce anxiety and stress in various populations. The mechanism by which this occurs may be in modulating autonomic nervous system (ANS) function; however; there is limited evidence available in the area...
  14. ncbi request reprint Virtual reality in the rehabilitation of the upper limb after stroke: the user's perspective
    J H Crosbie
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland
    Cyberpsychol Behav 9:137-41. 2006
    ..Differences in rates of perceived exertion, levels of enjoyment, and sense of control between both groups were also explored...