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Development and initial validation of the Bristol impact of hypermobility questionnaire (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Palmer, S., Cramp, F. (., Lewis, R., Gould, G., & Clark, E. (2014, October). Development and initial validation of the Bristol impact of hypermobility questionnaire. Poster presented at 15th World Congress on Pain

Aim of Investigation: Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (JHS) is a heritable disorder associated with excessive joint range of motion and pain in the absence of inflammatory joint disease. Symptomatic joint hypermobility has been reported to affect approx... Read More about Development and initial validation of the Bristol impact of hypermobility questionnaire.

The potential use of physical activity to help manage fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis: Lessons from other long-term conditions (2014)
Journal Article
Salmon, V., Hewlett, S., Walsh, N., Kirwan, J. R., Urban, M., Morris, M., & Cramp, F. (. (2014). The potential use of physical activity to help manage fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis: Lessons from other long-term conditions. Rheumatology, 53(S1), i122. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/keu106.010

Background: Fatigue is a major symptom of RA and the need for effective interventions is evident. Programmes based upon physical activity (PA) have been shown to improve patient reported fatigue in other long term conditions (LTCs). To inform the dev... Read More about The potential use of physical activity to help manage fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis: Lessons from other long-term conditions.

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation as an adjunct to education and exercise for knee osteoarthritis: A randomized controlled trial (2014)
Journal Article
Cramp, F., Palmer, S., Domaille, M., Cramp, F. (., Walsh, N., Pollock, J., …Johnson, M. I. (2014). Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation as an adjunct to education and exercise for knee osteoarthritis: A randomized controlled trial. Arthritis Care and Research, 66(3), 387-394. https://doi.org/10.1002/acr.22147

Objective To determine the additional effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for knee osteoarthritis (OA) when combined with a group education and exercise program (knee group). Methods The study was a randomized, sham-controll... Read More about Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation as an adjunct to education and exercise for knee osteoarthritis: A randomized controlled trial.

Exercise and self-management for people with chronic knee, hip or lower back pain: A cluster randomised controlled trial of clinical and cost-effectiveness. Study protocol (2013)
Journal Article
Gooberman-Hill, R., Hampson, L., Cramp, F., Walsh, N., Cramp, F. (., Palmer, S., …Hurley, M. (2013). Exercise and self-management for people with chronic knee, hip or lower back pain: A cluster randomised controlled trial of clinical and cost-effectiveness. Study protocol. Physiotherapy, 99(4), 352-357. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2012.09.002

Objectives: Chronic musculoskeletal pain and osteoarthritis can significantly limit the functional independence of individuals, and given that 25% of the population experience these problems, the socioeconomic impact is immense. Exercise and self-man... Read More about Exercise and self-management for people with chronic knee, hip or lower back pain: A cluster randomised controlled trial of clinical and cost-effectiveness. Study protocol.

The prevalence of latent myofascial trigger points and diagnostic criteria of the triceps surae and upper trapezius: A cross sectional study (2013)
Journal Article
Cramp, F., Grieve, R., Grieve, R., Barnett, S., Coghill, N., & Cramp, F. (. (2013). The prevalence of latent myofascial trigger points and diagnostic criteria of the triceps surae and upper trapezius: A cross sectional study. Physiotherapy, 99(4), 278-284. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2013.04.002

Objectives: To determine the prevalence of latent myofascial trigger points (MTrPs), specific diagnostic criteria and the association between gender and MTrP prevalence in the triceps surae and upper trapezius. Design: Cross-sectional study. Setting:... Read More about The prevalence of latent myofascial trigger points and diagnostic criteria of the triceps surae and upper trapezius: A cross sectional study.

Myofascial trigger point therapy for triceps surae dysfunction: Acaseseries (2013)
Journal Article
Cramp, F., Grieve, R., Grieve, R., Barnett, S., Coghill, N., & Cramp, F. (. (2013). Myofascial trigger point therapy for triceps surae dysfunction: Acaseseries. Manual Therapy, 18(6), 519-525. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.math.2013.04.004

Aims: The main aim of the case series was to inform further experimental research to determine the effectiveness of myofascial trigger point (MTrP) therapy for the treatment of triceps surae dysfunction. Participants: Ten participants with triceps su... Read More about Myofascial trigger point therapy for triceps surae dysfunction: Acaseseries.

Reliability and sensitivity to change of the bristol rheumatoid arthritis fatigue scales (2013)
Journal Article
Nicklin, J. K., Cramp, F. A., Hewlett, S. E., Dures, E. K., Dures, E., Hewlett, S., …Kirwan, J. R. (2013). Reliability and sensitivity to change of the bristol rheumatoid arthritis fatigue scales. Rheumatology, 52(10), 1832-1839. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/ket218

Objective. To examine the reliability (stability) and sensitivity of the Bristol Rheumatoid Arthritis Fatigue scales (BRAFs) and patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) developed to capture the fatigue experience. The Multi-Dimensional Questionnair... Read More about Reliability and sensitivity to change of the bristol rheumatoid arthritis fatigue scales.

Non-pharmacological interventions for fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis (2013)
Journal Article
Cramp, F., Cramp, F. (., Hewlett, S., Almeida, C., Kirwan, J. R., Choy, E. H., …Christensen, R. (2013). Non-pharmacological interventions for fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2013(8), https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD008322.pub2

© 2013 The Cochrane Collaboration. Background: Fatigue is a common and potentially distressing symptom for people with rheumatoid arthritis with no accepted evidence based management guidelines. Non-pharmacological interventions, such as physical act... Read More about Non-pharmacological interventions for fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis.

Cancer-related fatigue and its impact on functioning (2013)
Journal Article
Mitchell, S. A., Goedendorp, M., Cramp, F., Barsevick, A., Minton, O., Cramp, F. (., …Stone, P. C. (2013). Cancer-related fatigue and its impact on functioning. Cancer, 119(SUPPL11), 2124-2130. https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.28058

This article presents the contrasting European and American perspectives on cancer-related fatigue (CRF) and its impact on functioning in cancer survivors. The content is presented in 3 sections: state of the art, intervention studies, and future are... Read More about Cancer-related fatigue and its impact on functioning.

Empirical support for radiographic review: A follow-up study of total hip arthroplasty (2013)
Journal Article
Spencer, R. F., Cramp, F., Smith, L. K., Smith, L. K., Cramp, F. (., Palmer, S., …Spencer, R. (2013). Empirical support for radiographic review: A follow-up study of total hip arthroplasty. Hip International, 23(1), 80-86. https://doi.org/10.5301/HIP.2012.9912

Routine post surgery surveillance of total hip arthroplasty (THA) is widely recommended to identify asymptomatic failure but inclusion of an x-ray adds to service costs. Evidence is needed to support orthopaedic opinion in order to identify what shou... Read More about Empirical support for radiographic review: A follow-up study of total hip arthroplasty.

Development of a generic working definition of 'supportive care' (2013)
Journal Article
Cramp, F., Cramp, F. (., & Bennett, M. I. (2013). Development of a generic working definition of 'supportive care'. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care, 3(1), 53-60. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2012-000222

CONTEXT: The term 'supportive care', despite everyday and widespread use, remains an ambiguous concept that lacks clarity. A generic definition would underpin the development of services and provide a basis for disease specific approaches to care.OBJ... Read More about Development of a generic working definition of 'supportive care'.

A randomised trial comparing the cost effectiveness of different emergency department healthcare professionals in soft tissue injury management (2013)
Journal Article
Benger, J. R., Cramp, F., McClellan, C. M., McClellan, C., Cramp, F. (., Powell, J., & Benger, J. (2013). A randomised trial comparing the cost effectiveness of different emergency department healthcare professionals in soft tissue injury management. BMJ Open, 3(1), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001116

Objectives: To evaluate the cost effectiveness of soft tissue injury management by emergency nurse practitioners (ENPs) and extended scope physiotherapists (ESPs) compared with the routine care provided by doctors in an emergency department (ED). Des... Read More about A randomised trial comparing the cost effectiveness of different emergency department healthcare professionals in soft tissue injury management.

A randomised trial comparing the clinical effectiveness of different emergency department healthcare professionals in soft tissue injury management (2012)
Journal Article
Benger, J. R., Cramp, F., McClellan, C. M., McClellan, C., Cramp, F. (., Powell, J., & Benger, J. (2012). A randomised trial comparing the clinical effectiveness of different emergency department healthcare professionals in soft tissue injury management. BMJ Open, 2(6), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001092

Objectives: To evaluate the clinical effectiveness of soft tissue injury management by emergency nurse practitioners (ENPs) and extended scope physiotherapists (ESPs) compared to the routine care provided by doctors in a UK emergency department (ED).... Read More about A randomised trial comparing the clinical effectiveness of different emergency department healthcare professionals in soft tissue injury management.

Exercise for the management of cancer-related fatigue in adults (2012)
Journal Article
Byron-Daniel, J., Cramp, F., Cramp, F. (., & Byron-Daniel, J. Z. (2012). Exercise for the management of cancer-related fatigue in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2012(11), https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD006145.pub3

© 2015 The Cochrane Collaboration. Background: Cancer-related fatigue is recognised as an important symptom associated with cancer and its treatment. A number of studies have investigated the effects of physical activity in reducing cancer-related fa... Read More about Exercise for the management of cancer-related fatigue in adults.

Myofascial trigger point prevalence in the triceps surae and specific diagnostic criteria in a healthy university population: A cross-sectional study. Research Report Poster Display. Physiotherapy. 97 (Supplement 1). (2011)
Journal Article
Grieve, R., Cramp, F. (., Barnett, S., & Coghill, N. (2011). Myofascial trigger point prevalence in the triceps surae and specific diagnostic criteria in a healthy university population: A cross-sectional study. Research Report Poster Display. Physiotherapy. 97 (Supplement 1). Physiotherapy, 97(S1.), 432-433. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2011.04.002

The effects of resistance training on quality of life in cancer: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis (2010)
Journal Article
Cramp, F., Cramp, F. (., James, A., & Lambert, J. (2010). The effects of resistance training on quality of life in cancer: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis. Supportive Care in Cancer, 18(11), 1367-1376. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-010-0904-z

Purpose The purpose of this study was to carry out a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the effect of resistance training upon quality of life (QoL) in cancer. Methods Search strategy: A wide range of electronic databases were searched f... Read More about The effects of resistance training on quality of life in cancer: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis.