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An overview and evaluation of the 'Stand Up and Be Heard' workshops for student fear of public speaking (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Grieve, R. (2018, September). An overview and evaluation of the 'Stand Up and Be Heard' workshops for student fear of public speaking. Presented at Higher Education Academy (HEA), NET2018

This paper will present the background, outline and evaluation of an educational innovation on the conference theme of educational enhancement. The “Stand Up and Be Heard" workshops for student fear of public speaking developed from a single workshop... Read More about An overview and evaluation of the 'Stand Up and Be Heard' workshops for student fear of public speaking.

Stand up and be heard, fear of public speaking workshops (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Grieve, R. (2017, December). Stand up and be heard, fear of public speaking workshops. Presented at South West Regional Peer Learning Conference

Keynote speech and one hour workshop on the fear of public speaking workshops for students in HE.

Stand up and be heard (fear of presentations/public speaking workshop) (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Grieve, R. (2017, July). Stand up and be heard (fear of presentations/public speaking workshop). Presented at HEA Annual Conference 2017: Generation TEF: Teaching in the spotlight

The main aims and objectives of the Stand Up and Be Heard oral presentation are:  To provide an overview of the Stand Up and Be Heard Workshops that support teaching and learning related to fear of presentations/public speaking.  To review the... Read More about Stand up and be heard (fear of presentations/public speaking workshop).

A critical overview of the current myofascial pain literature – March 2017 (2017)
Journal Article
Dommerholt, J., Grieve, R., Hooks, T., & Finnegan, M. (2017). A critical overview of the current myofascial pain literature – March 2017. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 21(2), 378-385. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbmt.2017.02.001

After two years of having contributed to this overview series of articles, we sadly say goodbye to Dr. Rob Grieve. We would like to thank Dr. Grieve for his insightful contributions and analyses of the myofascial pain literature. Dr. Grieve would hav... Read More about A critical overview of the current myofascial pain literature – March 2017.

A critical overview of the current myofascial pain literature – September 2016 (2016)
Journal Article
Dommerholt, J., Finnegan, M., Hooks, T., & Grieve, R. (2016). A critical overview of the current myofascial pain literature – September 2016. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 20(4), 879-892. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbmt.2016.09.010

This edition of the overview of the current myofascial pain literature includes 24 studies, case reports and systematic and narrative reviews. Surprisingly, five of the 24 papers were difficult to read and interpret mostly because of a poor mastery o... Read More about A critical overview of the current myofascial pain literature – September 2016.

Myofascial trigger point therapy for plantar fasciitis: A feasibility study (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Grieve, R., & Palmer, S. (2016, July). Myofascial trigger point therapy for plantar fasciitis: A feasibility study. Poster presented at International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMT 16)

Background: Recent evidence has identified tightness of the posterior leg muscles (calf and hamstring) and reduced ankle dorsiflexion as possible contributing factors in plantar fasciitis (PF). Stretching is routinely advocated, but myofascial trigge... Read More about Myofascial trigger point therapy for plantar fasciitis: A feasibility study.

A critical overview of the current myofascial pain literature – July 2016 (2016)
Journal Article
Dommerholt, J., Grieve, R., Finnegan, M., & Hooks, T. (2016). A critical overview of the current myofascial pain literature – July 2016. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 20(3), 657-671. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbmt.2016.07.009

The overview of the myofascial pain literature includes a wide variety of basic and clinical studies, ranging from assessing muscle activation patterns to the impact of platelet-rich plasma injections. Contributions to the literature once again came... Read More about A critical overview of the current myofascial pain literature – July 2016.

A critical overview of the current myofascial pain literature – March 2016 (2016)
Journal Article
Dommerholt, J., Hooks, T., Finnegan, M., & Grieve, R. (2016). A critical overview of the current myofascial pain literature – March 2016. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 20(2), 397-408. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbmt.2016.02.015

The worldwide interest in myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) and trigger points (TrPs) is reflected in the increasing number of publications. In this overview of the literature, we included 26 studies, case reports and review articles by authors from 18... Read More about A critical overview of the current myofascial pain literature – March 2016.

Physiotherapy for plantar fasciitis: a UK-wide survey of current practice (2016)
Journal Article
Grieve, R., & Palmer, S. (2017). Physiotherapy for plantar fasciitis: a UK-wide survey of current practice. Physiotherapy, 103(2), 193-200. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2016.02.002

© 2016 Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Objectives To identify how United Kingdom (UK) physiotherapists currently diagnose, assess and manage plantar fasciitis in routine practice. Design Online questionnaire survey. Participants Practising physiot... Read More about Physiotherapy for plantar fasciitis: a UK-wide survey of current practice.

A critical overview of the current myofascial pain literature – January 2016 (2016)
Journal Article
Dommerholt, J., Finnegan, M., Grieve, R., & Hooks, T. (2016). A critical overview of the current myofascial pain literature – January 2016. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 20(1), 156-167. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbmt.2015.12.014

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd. Reflecting on the past year, the number of publications on myofascial pain continues to increase in a steady rate. The current review includes 30 basic and clinical studies, case reports, reviews, and reports from fifteen differe... Read More about A critical overview of the current myofascial pain literature – January 2016.

The immediate effect of bilateral self myofascial release on the plantar surface of the feet on hamstring and lumbar spine flexibility: A pilot randomised controlled trial (2015)
Journal Article
Grieve, R., Grieve, R., Goodwin, F., Alfaki, M., Bourton, A. J., Jeffries, C., & Scott, H. (2015). The immediate effect of bilateral self myofascial release on the plantar surface of the feet on hamstring and lumbar spine flexibility: A pilot randomised controlled trial. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 19(3), 544-552. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbmt.2014.12.004

© 2015. Background: Self myofascial release (SMR) via a tennis ball to the plantar aspect of the foot is widely used and advocated to increase flexibility and range of movement further along the posterior muscles of a proposed "anatomy train". To dat... Read More about The immediate effect of bilateral self myofascial release on the plantar surface of the feet on hamstring and lumbar spine flexibility: A pilot randomised controlled trial.

A critical overview of the current myofascial pain literature (2015)
Journal Article
Dommerholt, J., Hooks, T., Grieve, R., & Leyton, M. (2015). A critical overview of the current myofascial pain literature. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 19(3), 482-493. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbmt.2015.05.003

The current overview includes thirty articles published in the recent past about myofascial pain, trigger points (TrPs) and related topics. In the Basic Research section, several interesting new studies are reviewed addressing the presence of TrPs in... Read More about A critical overview of the current myofascial pain literature.

A critical overview of current myofascial pain literature (2015)
Journal Article
Dommerholt, J., Layton, M., Hooks, T., & Grieve, R. (2015). A critical overview of current myofascial pain literature. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 19(2), 337-349. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbmt.2015.01.003

The second article in this review series considers multiple recent publications about myofascial pain, trigger points (TrPs) and other related topics. The article is divided into several sections, including a Basic Research section (4 articles), a se... Read More about A critical overview of current myofascial pain literature.

An evidence-informed review of the current myofascial pain literature - January 2015 (2015)
Journal Article
Dommerholt, J., Grieve, R., Layton, M., & Hooks, T. (2015). An evidence-informed review of the current myofascial pain literature - January 2015. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 19(1), 126-137. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbmt.2014.11.006

© 2014 Elsevier Ltd. This article provides an up-to-date review of the most recent publications about myofascial pain, trigger points (TrPs) and other related topics. We have added some commentaries where indicated with supporting references. In the... Read More about An evidence-informed review of the current myofascial pain literature - January 2015.

The effect of self myofascial release on hamstring and lumbar spine flexibility (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Goodwin, F., Alfaki, M., Bourton, A., Jeffries, C., Scott, H., & Grieve, R. (2014, October). The effect of self myofascial release on hamstring and lumbar spine flexibility. Paper presented at Physiotherapy UK 2014, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) Conference and Trade Exhibition