Paul Posadzki

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Affiliation: University of East Anglia
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Yoga and physiotherapy: a speculative review and conceptual synthesis
    Paul Posadzki
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK
    Chin J Integr Med 15:66-72. 2009
  2. doi request reprint The sociology of Qi Gong: a qualitative study
    Paul Posadzki
    University of East Anglia, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
    Complement Ther Med 18:87-94. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Guided imagery for musculoskeletal pain: a systematic review
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, Devon, UK
    Clin J Pain 27:648-53. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Relationship between explosive muscle strength and medial longitudinal arch of the foot
    Paweł Lizis
    Honorary Research Associate, University of East Anglia, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, Norwich, Norfolk, UK
    Foot Ankle Int 31:815-22. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Qi Gong exercises and Feldenkrais method from the perspective of Gestalt concept and humanistic psychology
    Paul Posadzki
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 14:227-33. 2010
  6. doi request reprint A mixed-method approach to sense of coherence, health behaviors, self-efficacy and optimism: towards the operationalization of positive health attitudes
    Paul Posadzki
    University of East Anglia Medicine, Norwich, Norfolk, UK
    Scand J Psychol 51:246-52. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Qi Gong's relationship to educational kinesiology: A qualitative approach
    Paul Posadzki
    University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 14:73-9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Self-efficacy and the sense of coherence: narrative review and a conceptual synthesis
    Paul Posadzki
    School of Medicine, Health Policy, and Practice, University of East Anglia, NorwichNR4 7TJ, UK
    ScientificWorldJournal 9:924-33. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Yoga and qigong in the psychological prevention of mental health disorders: a conceptual synthesis
    Paul Posadzki
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, NR4 7TJ, Norwich, Norfolk, UK
    Chin J Integr Med 16:80-6. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)-use in UK paediatric patients: a systematic review of surveys
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter, EX2 4SG, United Kingdom
    Complement Ther Med 21:224-31. 2013

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. doi request reprint Yoga and physiotherapy: a speculative review and conceptual synthesis
    Paul Posadzki
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK
    Chin J Integr Med 15:66-72. 2009
    ..The justification of the studies included is also presented...
  2. doi request reprint The sociology of Qi Gong: a qualitative study
    Paul Posadzki
    University of East Anglia, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
    Complement Ther Med 18:87-94. 2010
    ..The author compares and contrasts his results with those of recent research. Implications for practice are briefly outlined and possible strategies for future research are presented...
  3. doi request reprint Guided imagery for musculoskeletal pain: a systematic review
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, Devon, UK
    Clin J Pain 27:648-53. 2011
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to assess the effectiveness of guided imagery (GI) as a treatment option for musculoskeletal pain (MSP)...
  4. doi request reprint Relationship between explosive muscle strength and medial longitudinal arch of the foot
    Paweł Lizis
    Honorary Research Associate, University of East Anglia, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, Norwich, Norfolk, UK
    Foot Ankle Int 31:815-22. 2010
    ..However, a distinct cause and effect dependence has yet to be established. The purpose of this study was to compare the outcomes from selected explosive strength tests with different arch heights...
  5. doi request reprint Qi Gong exercises and Feldenkrais method from the perspective of Gestalt concept and humanistic psychology
    Paul Posadzki
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 14:227-33. 2010
    ..These two methods of movement therapies are explored in terms of their relations with Gestalt concept and humanistic psychology...
  6. doi request reprint A mixed-method approach to sense of coherence, health behaviors, self-efficacy and optimism: towards the operationalization of positive health attitudes
    Paul Posadzki
    University of East Anglia Medicine, Norwich, Norfolk, UK
    Scand J Psychol 51:246-52. 2010
    ..However, this needs to be examined further. These results could be a good indicator for future research among different faculties or age groups...
  7. doi request reprint Qi Gong's relationship to educational kinesiology: A qualitative approach
    Paul Posadzki
    University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 14:73-9. 2010
    ..When verified, this hypothesis will allow individuals to better understand Chinese health exercises from the modern science perspective such as neuroanatomy, neurophysiology and psychoneuroimmunology...
  8. doi request reprint Self-efficacy and the sense of coherence: narrative review and a conceptual synthesis
    Paul Posadzki
    School of Medicine, Health Policy, and Practice, University of East Anglia, NorwichNR4 7TJ, UK
    ScientificWorldJournal 9:924-33. 2009
    ..Further research is recommended among various age groups and social backgrounds in order to verify the possible benefits of such theoretical development. Theoretical and practical implications of such a synthesis are presented...
  9. doi request reprint Yoga and qigong in the psychological prevention of mental health disorders: a conceptual synthesis
    Paul Posadzki
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, NR4 7TJ, Norwich, Norfolk, UK
    Chin J Integr Med 16:80-6. 2010
    ..It is suggested that patients and/or clients can benefit from this fusion...
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)-use in UK paediatric patients: a systematic review of surveys
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter, EX2 4SG, United Kingdom
    Complement Ther Med 21:224-31. 2013
    ..This systematic review is aimed at estimating the prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)-use by paediatric populations in the United Kingdom (UK)...
  11. doi request reprint Prevalence of use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by patients/consumers in the UK: systematic review of surveys
    Paul Posadzki
    Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, Devon, UK
    Clin Med 13:126-31. 2013
    ..Many patients and consumers in the UK use CAM; healthcare professionals should therefore responsibly advise their patients about the use of CAM...
  12. doi request reprint Contamination and adulteration of herbal medicinal products (HMPs): an overview of systematic reviews
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter EX2 4SG, UK
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 69:295-307. 2013
    ..The aim of this overview of systematic reviews is to summarise and critically evaluate the evidence from systematic reviews of the adulteration and contamination of herbal medicinal products (HMPs)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Adverse effects of herbal medicines: an overview of systematic reviews
    Paul Posadzki
    Peninsula Medical School, Veysey Building, Exeter, Devon
    Clin Med 13:7-12. 2013
    ..Most of the HMs evaluated in SRs were associated with only moderately severe or minor adverse effects...
  14. doi request reprint The efficacy of Irvingia gabonensis supplementation in the management of overweight and obesity: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Igho Onakpoya
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
    J Diet Suppl 10:29-38. 2013
    ..gabonensis on body weight and related parameters are unproven. Therefore, I. gabonensis cannot be recommended as a weight loss aid. Future research in this area should be more rigorous and better reported...
  15. doi request reprint The use of ginger (Zingiber officinale) for the treatment of pain: a systematic review of clinical trials
    Rohini Terry
    Complementary Medicine, PCMD, University of Exeter, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, Devon, UK
    Pain Med 12:1808-18. 2011
    ..The aim of this systematic review was to evaluate the evidence from all human participant clinical trials that have assessed the efficacy of ginger for the treatment of any type of pain...
  16. doi request reprint Acupuncture for chronic nonbacterial prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a systematic review
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Line, Exeter, United Kingdom
    J Androl 33:15-21. 2012
    ..The evidence that acupuncture is effective for chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome is encouraging but, because of several caveats, not conclusive. Therefore, more rigorous studies seem warranted...
  17. doi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine for rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis: an overview of systematic reviews
    Edzard Ernst
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, UK
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 15:431-7. 2011
    ..Four reviews were of high quality and one was burdened with high risk of bias. The evidence to support the effectiveness of CAM as a treatment option for rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis is ambiguous...
  18. ncbi request reprint Spinal manipulation: an update of a systematic review of systematic reviews
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter EX2 4NT UK
    N Z Med J 124:55-71. 2011
    ..The aim of this update is to critically evaluate the evidence for or against the effectiveness of spinal manipulation in patients with any type of clinical condition...
  19. doi request reprint Is yoga effective for pain? A systematic review of randomized clinical trials
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, United Kingdom
    Complement Ther Med 19:281-7. 2011
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to assess the effectiveness of yoga as a treatment option for any type of pain...
  20. pmc Herb-drug interactions: an overview of systematic reviews
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter EX2 4SG, England
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 75:603-18. 2013
    ..The aim of this overview of systematic reviews (SRs) is to evaluate critically the evidence regarding interactions between herbal medicinal products (HMPs) and synthetic drugs...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by physicians in the UK: a systematic review of surveys
    Paul Posadzki
    Amani Alotaibi, Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter
    Clin Med 12:505-12. 2012
    ..A sizable proportion of physicians in the UK seem to employ some type of CAM, yet many have not received any training in CAM. This raises issues related to medical ethics, professional competence and education of physicians...
  22. doi request reprint Dietary supplements and prostate cancer: a systematic review of double-blind, placebo-controlled randomised clinical trials
    Paul Posadzki
    Medical Research Division, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon, South Korea
    Maturitas 75:125-30. 2013
    ..There are promising data for only two specific remedies, which contained a mixture of ingredients, but even for these supplements, additional high quality evidence is necessary before firm recommendations would be justified...
  23. ncbi request reprint Alternative therapies for asthma: are patients at risk?
    Edzard Ernst
    Department of Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, UK
    Clin Med 12:427-9. 2012
    ..Thus the risk-benefit balance fails to be positive. Patients are often mislead to believe otherwise and physicians should inform their asthma patients responsibly about the value of alternative medicine...
  24. doi request reprint Guided imagery for non-musculoskeletal pain: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials
    Paul Posadzki
    Department of Complementary Medicine, University of Exeter, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 44:95-104. 2012
    ..Our previous review of the literature concluded that there is encouraging evidence that guided imagery alleviates musculoskeletal pain, but the value of guided imagery in the management of non-musculoskeletal pain remains uncertain...
  25. doi request reprint Yoga for asthma? A systematic review of randomized clinical trials
    Paul Posadzki
    Department of Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    J Asthma 48:632-9. 2011
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to assess the effectiveness of yoga as a treatment option for asthma...
  26. doi request reprint Yoga for low back pain: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, Devon, UK
    Clin Rheumatol 30:1257-62. 2011
    ..Two RCTs showed no between-group differences. It is concluded that yoga has the potential to alleviate low back pain. However, any definitive claims should be treated with caution...
  27. doi request reprint Incorporation of massage into psychotherapy: an integrative and conjoint approach
    Paul Posadzki
    Department of Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, EX2 4NT, UK
    Chin J Integr Med 17:154-8. 2011
    ..Researchers and psychotherapists can obtain valuable and additional knowledge through cross-fertilization of ideas across the arguments presented here...
  28. doi request reprint An independent review of NCCAM-funded studies of chiropractic
    Edzard Ernst
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, EX2 4NT, UK
    Clin Rheumatol 30:593-600. 2011
    ..The criticism repeatedly aimed at NCCAM seems justified, as far as their RCTs of chiropractic is concerned. It seems questionable whether such research is worthwhile...
  29. doi request reprint The efficacy of glucomannan supplementation in overweight and obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    Igho Onakpoya
    a Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, UK
    J Am Coll Nutr 33:70-8. 2014
    ..Conclusion: The evidence from available RCTs does not show that glucomannan intake generates statistically significant weight loss. Future trials should be more rigorous and better reported. ..
  30. doi request reprint Systematic reviews of spinal manipulations for headaches: an attempt to clear up the confusion
    Paul Posadzki
    University of Exeter Complementary Medicine, Exeter, Devon, UK
    Headache 51:1419-25. 2011
    ..Confusingly, their conclusions are far from uniform. The aim of this article is to identify the reasons for this confusion and to create more clarity about the therapeutic value of SM...
  31. ncbi request reprint Reporting of adverse effects in randomised clinical trials of chiropractic manipulations: a systematic review
    Edzard Ernst
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, UK
    N Z Med J 125:87-140. 2012
    ..To systematically review the reporting of adverse effects in clinical trials of chiropractic manipulation...
  32. doi request reprint Aromatherapy for health care: an overview of systematic reviews
    Myeong Soo Lee
    Medical Research Division, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon, South Korea
    Maturitas 71:257-60. 2012
    ..Several SRs of aromatherapy have recently been published. Due to a number of caveats, the evidence is not sufficiently convincing that aromatherapy is an effective therapy for any condition...
  33. doi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for sexual dysfunction and erectile dysfunction in older men and women: an overview of systematic reviews
    Edzard Ernst
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Maturitas 70:37-41. 2011
    ..For acupuncture and maca the evidence was insufficient for ED and SD respectively. It is concluded that there is some encouraging evidence but more and better studies are required to establish the value of CAM for SD and ED...
  34. doi request reprint Pilates for low back pain: a systematic review
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, Devon, UK
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 17:85-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this paper is to systematically review all controlled clinical trials of Pilates to treat low back pain...
  35. doi request reprint Osteopathy for musculoskeletal pain patients: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, Devon, EX2 4NT, UK
    Clin Rheumatol 30:285-91. 2011
    ..Collectively, these data fail to produce compelling evidence for the effectiveness of osteopathy as a treatment of musculoskeletal pain...
  36. ncbi request reprint Lomi Lomi as a massage with movements: a conceptual synthesis?
    Paul Posadzki
    University of East Anglia School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
    Altern Ther Health Med 15:44-9. 2009
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  37. doi request reprint Adverse effects of aromatherapy: a systematic review of case reports and case series
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, UK
    Int J Risk Saf Med 24:147-61. 2012
    ..This systematic review was aimed at critically evaluating the evidence regarding the adverse effects associated with aromatherapy...
  38. ncbi request reprint Mind-body medicine: a conceptual (re)synthesis?
    Paul Posadzki
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, England
    Adv Mind Body Med 24:8-14. 2009
    ..The core information regarding the essence of MBM is discussed in relation to the existing literature and, in particular, quantum physics...
  39. doi request reprint Tai chi and meditation: A conceptual (re)synthesis?
    Paul Posadzki
    University of East Anglia, School of Medicine, Health Policy
    J Holist Nurs 27:103-14. 2009
    ..Finally, the authors suggest that this inspiring compilation of movements and mindfulness can be used for practical purposes...
  40. doi request reprint Spinal manipulations for cervicogenic headaches: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, UK
    Headache 51:1132-9. 2011
    ..The results are mixed and the only trial accounting for placebo effects fails to be positive. Therefore, the therapeutic value of this approach remains uncertain...