Versus Arthritis Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis
University of Nottingham

IMSIG Publications and Outputs 2014 - 2018

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Attwood MJ, Roberts SP, Trewartha G, England ME, Stokes KA. Efficacy of a movement control injury prevention programme in adult men's community rugby union: a cluster randomised controlled trial. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Mar;52(6):368-374. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2017-098005. Epub 2017 Oct 21. PMID: 29055883; PMCID: PMC5867421.

Dallosso H, Yates T, Mani H, Gray LJ, Dhalwani N, Baldry E, Gillies C, Cradock S, Batt ME, Davies MJ and Khunti K. Movement through Active Personalised Engagement (MAP) - a self-management programme designed to promote physical activity for people with multimorbidity: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMC Trials 2018: 19: 576 (IF 2.1) doi: 10.1186/s13063-018-2939-2.

Olivier B, Gray J 2018 Musculoskeletal predictors of non-contact injury in cricketers – Few and far between? A longitudinal cohort study, Physical Therapy in Sport, 34: 208-215, doi:

Webb N, Rowsome K, Ewings S, Comerford M, Stokes M, Mottram S. A ‘Movement Screening Test’ of functional control ability in female recreation golfers and non-golfers over the age of 80 years: a reliability study. J Funct Morphol Kinesiol Special Issue "Exercise and Aging" 2018; 3(4): 54. doi:10.3390/jfmk3040054

Wilson, DA, Booysen, N, Dainese, P, Heller, MO, Stokes, M and Warner, MB. Accuracy of movement quality screening to document effects of neuromuscular control retraining exercises in a young ex-footballer with hip and groin symptoms: A proof of concept case study. Medical Hypotheses 120 (2018) 116–120 doi 10.1016/j.mehy.2018.08.027. 


Basson A, Olivier B, Ellis R, Coppieters M, Stewart A, Mudzi W 2017 The effectiveness of neural mobilisation for neuro-musculoskeletal conditions: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 47(9):593-615; doi:

Hislop MD, Stokes KA, Williams S, McKay CD, England ME, Kemp SPT, Trewartha G. Reducing musculoskeletal injury and concussion risk in schoolboy rugby players with a pre-activity movement control exercise programme: a cluster randomised controlled trial. Br J Sports Med. 2017 Aug;51(15):1140-1146. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-097434. Epub 2017 May 17. PMID: 28515056; PMCID: PMC5530334.

Janse van Rensburg L, Dare M, Louw Q, Crous L, Cockroft J, Williams L, Olivier B 2017 Pelvic and hip kinematics during single-leg drop-landing are altered in sports participants with long-standing groin pain: a cross-sectional study, Physical Therapy in Sport, 26:20-26; doi:

Martin C, Olivier B, Benjamin N 2017 The Functional Movement Screen in the prediction of injury in adolescent cricket pace bowlers: an observational study, Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, 26(386-395); doi:

Martin C, Olivier B, Benjamin N 2017 Asymmetrical Abdominal Muscle Morphometry is Present in Injury-Free Adolescent Cricket Pace Bowlers: A Prospective Observational Study, Physical Therapy in Sport, 28: 34-42; doi:

Olivier B, Gillion N, Stewart A, McKinon W 2017 Reduced non-dominant lumbar multifidi cross-sectional area is a precursor of low back injury in cricket fast bowlers, Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. 27:1927-1933; doi:

Whittaker JL, Booysen N, de la Motte S, Dennett L, Lewis CL, Wilson D, McKay C, Warner M, Padua D, Emery CE and Stokes M. Predicting sport and occupational lower extremity injury risk through movement quality screening: a systematic review. Br J Sports Med 2017;51:580-585 (2017). 


Fry A, Mullinger KJ, O’Neill GC, Barratt E, Morris PG, Bauer M, Folland JP, Brookes MJ, Modulation of post-movement beta rebound by contraction force and rate of force development. Human Brain Mapping (2016), 37(7):2493-511.

Hislop MD, Stokes KA, Williams S, McKay CD, England M, Kemp SP, Trewartha G. The efficacy of a movement control exercise programme to reduce injuries in youth rugby: a cluster randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open Sport Exerc Med. 2016 Jan 19;2(1):e000043. doi: 10.1136/bmjsem-2015-000043. PMID: 27900148; PMCID: PMC5117042.

Olivier B, Taljaard T, Burger E, Brukner P, Orchard J, Gray J, Botha N, Stewart A, McKinon W 2016 Which extrinsic and intrinsic factors are associated with non-contact injuries in adult cricket pace bowlers? A systematic review, Sports Medicine, 46(1):79-101; doi:

Quinn S, Olivier B, Wood W 2016 The short-term effects of trigger point therapy, stretching and medicine ball exercises on accuracy and back swing hip turn in elite, male golfers - a randomised controlled trial, Physical Therapy in Sport, 22: 16-22; doi:

Rowsome K, Comerford M, Mottram S, Samuel D, Stokes M. Movement control testing of older people in community settings: description of a screening tool and intra-rater reliability. Working Papers in the Health Sciences 2016; 1:15 Spring: 1-12.   ISSN 2051-6266 / 20150091 (2016). 

Whittaker JL, Booysen N, de la Motte S, Dennett L, Lewis CL, Wilson D, McKay C, Warner M, Padua D, Emery CA, Stokes M. Predicting Sport and Occupational Lower Extremity Injury Risk through Movement Quality Screening: A Systematic Review. Br J Sports Med 2016. 

2015 - 2014

Mischiati CR, Comerford M, Gosford E, Swart J, Ewings S, Botha N, Stokes M and Mottram S.   Intra And Inter-Rater Reliability of Screening for Movement Impairments: Movement Control Tests from The Foundation Matrix. Journal of Sports Science and medicine. (2015) 14, 427-44

Olivier B, Stewart A, Olorunju S, Mckinon W 2015 Static and dynamic balance ability, lumbo-pelvic movement control and injury incidence in cricket pace bowlers, Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 18:19-25; doi:

Pearce B, Olivier B, Mtshali S, Becker P 2015 The effect of gluteus medius kinesio®taping on torso-pelvic separation during the golf swing, ball flight distance and accuracy, South African Journal of Sports Medicine, 27(4):97-101; doi:

Warner MB, Chappell PH, Stokes MJ. Measurement of dynamic scapular kinematics using an acromion marker cluster to minimise skin movement artifact. Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) 2015; (96), e51717, doi:10.3791/51717   

Warner MB, Whatling G, Worsley PR, Mottram S, Chappell PH, Holt CA, Stokes MJ. Objective classification of scapular kinematics in participants with movement faults of the scapula on clinical assessment. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2015;18(7):782-789. doi:10.1080/10255842.2013.847093

Botha N, Warner M, Gimpel M, Mottram S, Comerford M, Stokes M. Movement patterns during a small knee bend test in academy footballers with femoroacetabular impingement (FAI).  Working papers in the health sciences 2014; 1:10 winter.