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

Centre Publications - 2013

See below for a list of the Centre's publications during 2013. 

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Adams, J., Lowe, W., (2013) The evolving concept of health literacy and evidence from a systematic review of accessibility of arthritis patient education Rheumatology 52:S1;i23-24

Agyapong-Badu S, Aird L, Bailey L, Mooney K, Mullix J, Warner M, Samuel D, Stokes M. Interrater reliability of muscle tone, stiffness and elasticity measurements of rectus femoris and biceps brachii in healthy young and older males. Working Papers in Health Sciences 2013; Summer 1(4):1-11.   ISSN 2051-6266 / 20130021

Bailey L, Samuel D, Warner M, Stokes M. Parameters representing muscle tone, elasticity and stiffness of biceps brachii in healthy older males: symmetry and within-session reliability using the MyotonPRO. Journal of Neurological Disorders 2013;1(1):1000116 pgs 1-7.  International open access journal

Edwards M, Gregson C, Patel H, Jameson K, Harvey N, Sayer AA, Dennison E, Cooper C. Muscle size, strength and physical performance and their associations with bone structure in the Hertfordshire Cohort Study J Bone Miner Res. 2013 Nov; 28(11): 2295–2304. doi:  10.1002/jbmr.1972

Gooberman-Hill, R., Jinks, C., Barbosa Boucas, S., Hislop, K., Dziedzic, K.S., Rhodes, C., Burston, A., Adams, J., (2013) Designing a placebo device: involving service users in clinical trial design. Health Expectations doi: 10.1111/hex.12043

Hislop Lennie, K., Barbosa Boucas,S., Adams,J., Hutt Greenyer, C., (2013) Patient and public involvement (PPI) in informing the osteoarthritis of the thumb therapy (OTTER) pilot trial: What matters most to people with thumb base osteoarthritis.  Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 72; S3:778

Jones, L., Adams, J., White, P., Donovan Hall, M., Hislop, K., Barbosa Boucas, S., (2013) The thoughts and feelings held by clinicians about the delivery of a placebo intervention in an osteoarthritis rehabilitation trial.  Rheumatology 52: S1;i100

Jones, L.E., White,P., Donovan-Hall,M., Hislop,K., Barbosa Bouҫas,S ,Adams, J.,(2013)  The Thoughts and Feelings Held by Clinicians about the delivery of a Placebo Thumb Splint in an Osteoarthritis Rehabilitation Trial.  Hand Therapy Published online before print July 30, 2013, doi: 10.1177/1758998313496979 September 2013;18 (3): 77-83

Lowe, W., Adams, J (2013) The evolving concept of health literacy and evidence from a systematic review of accessibility of arthritis patient education. Rheumatology, 52, supplement 1, i23-i24 

Mooney K, Warner M, Stokes M. Symmetry and within-session reliability of mechanical properties of biceps brachii muscles in healthy young adult males using the MyotonPRO device.  Working Papers in Health Sciences 2013; Spring 1(3):1-11 ISSN 2051-6266 / 20120011

Reginster JY, Badurski J, Bellamy N, Chapurlat R, Chevalier X, Christiansen C, Genant H, Navarro F, Nasonov E, Sambrook PN, Spector TD, Cooper C. Efficacy and safety of strontium ranelate in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis: results of a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial. Ann Rheum Dis (2013), 72: 179-186.

Russell, C., McCaffery, K., Adams, J., (2013) The effectiveness of musculoskeletal education interventions in people with lower literacy – a systematic review.  Arthritis Care and Research Dec 65(12):1976-1985 doi: 10.1002/acr.22085.

Santos Franco, S, Raveh-Amit, H, Kobolak, J, Alqahtani, MH, Mobasheri, A and Dinnyes, A. The crossroads between cancer stem cells and aging. BMC Cancer (2015). 15 (Suppl 1).

Sawn AL, Stekel DJ, Hodgman C, Allaway D, Alqahtani MH, Mobasheri A and Bacardit J. (2013). A machine learning heuristic to identify biologically relevant and minimal biomarker panels from omics data. BMC Genomics 2015, 16 (suppl 1): S2.

Selfe J, Callaghan M, Witvrouw E, Richards J, Dey MP, Sutton CJ, Dixon J, Martin D, Stokes M, Janssen J, Ritchie E, Turner D.  Study Protocol: Targeted Interventions for Patellofemoral Pain (TIPPs): classification of clinical sub-groups. BMJ Open 2013;3: e003795. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003795

Valdes AM, Doherty SA, Muir KR, Wheeler M, Maciewicz RA, Zhang W, Doherty M., The genetic contribution to severe post-traumatic osteoarthritis. Annals of Rheumatic Diseases (2013), Ann Rheum Dis 2013;72:1687-90

Warwick DJ, Shaikh A, Gadola S, Stokes M, Worsley P, Bain D, Tucker AT, Gadola SD. Neuromuscular electrostimulation via the common peroneal nerve promotes lower limb blood flow in a below-knee cast: a potential for thromboprophylaxis. Bone & Joint Research 2013; 2(9): 179-185.

Wilson, A., Adams, J., (2013) Adherence to exercise and physical activity in osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.  Rheumatology 52: S1; i103

Worsley P, Stokes M, Barrett DS, Taylor M. Joint loading asymmetries in knee replacement patients observed both pre- and six months post-operation. Clinical Biomechanics 2013; 28(8):892-897 (doi:10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2013.07.014). (PMID:23968817).

Worsley, P., Warner, M., Mottram, S., Gadola, S., Veeger, H. E., Hermens, H., Morrissey, D., Little, P., Cooper, C., Carr, A. & Stokes, M. 2013. Motor control retraining exercises for shoulder impingement: effects on function, muscle activation, and biomechanics in young adults. J Shoulder Elbow Surg, 22, e11-9, 10.1016/j.jse.2012.06.010.

Conference / Abstract

Barbosa Boucas, S., Hislop, K., Dziedic, K., Arden, N., Burridge, J., Hammond, A., Stokes, M., Lewis, M., Gooberman Hill, R., Coales, K., Adams J.,  (2013) Defining optimal NHS occupational therapy treatment, individualized splint and placebo splint for patients with thumb base OA: a Delphi study. Rheumatology 52: S1;i105

Barbosa Boucas,S., Hislop Lennie,K., Dziedzic,K., Arden,N., Burridge,J., Hammond,A., Stokes,M., Lewis,M.,  Gooberman-Hill,R., Coales,K., Adams, J.,   (2013)  Differences between service providers and users when defining feasible optimal NHS occupational therapy treatment for patients with thumb base OA: Results from a Delphi study  Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 72(3); 779-780

Warner M, Mullix J, Gimpel M, Stokes M. Mechanical properties of rectus femoris muscle in professional footballers from start to mid-season. At 18th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science, Barcelona, Spain, 26 - 29 Jun 2013.

Worsley P, G Whatling, C Holt, B Bolland, D Barrett, M Stokes, M Taylor. Differences in Function between Unilateral and Total Knee Arthroplasty. Bone & Joint Journal Orthopaedic Proceedings Supplement 95, 2013; (SUPP 13), 7-7.


McQueen PL, Bowen CJ, Daniels M, Cherry L, Doherty M, Arden NK. (2013) Radiographical abnormality of hallucal sesamoids in middle-aged females.  The Society of chiropodists and Podiatrists Annual Conference, Liverpool 2013.

McQueen Pl, Bowen CJ, Daniels M, Doherty M, Arden NK (2013) Protocol: Epidemiology & lifetime risk of osteoarthritis in the foot. Arthritis Research UK Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis; Annual conference.