Month: January 2022

Clinical, Psychological and Neuro-Physiological Outcomes associated with Pain and Function in Individuals with Unilateral Plantar Heel Pain

Pain Med. 2022 Jan 28:pnac018. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnac018. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: To assess the potential relationship between demographic (age, gender, body mass index, height, weight), clinical (affected side, duration of symptoms, health-related quality of life), psychological (depressive levels) or neuro-physiological (pressure pain sensitivity and number of trigger points -TrP-) outcomes with foot function …

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Professional knowledge development and evidence-based practice in confusing vs. supportive work organizations: A grounded theory situational analysis of Swedish elderly care

Physiother Theory Pract. 2022 Jan 28:1-13. doi: 10.1080/09593985.2022.2033370. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: This article focuses on knowledge development and health professionals’ opportunities to use evidence-based practice (EBP). We studied registered physiotherapists (PT), occupational therapists (OT) and nurses (RN) in Swedish elderly-care institutions, a sector known for high turnover and shortages of competent staff. …

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Land use transformation and eco-environmental effects based on production-living-ecological spatial synergy: evidence from Shaanxi Province, China

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2022 Jan 28. doi: 10.1007/s11356-022-18777-z. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT The research on land use transformation has attracted more and more attention, and there are few research results on the eco-environmental effects of regional land use change from the perspective of land use function transformation. From the perspective of production-living-ecological …

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The Specificity of Cognitive-Motor Dual-Task Interference on Balance in Young and Older Adults

Front Aging Neurosci. 2022 Jan 11;13:804936. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2021.804936. eCollection 2021. ABSTRACT Standing upright on stable and unstable surfaces requires postural control. Postural control declines as humans age, presenting greater risk of fall-related injury and other negative health outcomes. Secondary cognitive tasks can further impact balance, which highlights the importance of coordination between cognitive and motor …

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Flavor components in tobacco capsules identified through non-targeted quantitative analysis

J Mass Spectrom. 2022 Jan 17;57(2):e4811. doi: 10.1002/jms.4811. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT Tobacco flavors increase the attractiveness of a tobacco brand and ultimately promote addiction. Information about what flavor and how much flavor is in flavor capsules can provide an effective way to regulate tobacco flavor. In this study, 128 flavor chemicals were identified …

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Effects of previous experience with dry needling therapy on blinding effectiveness and pain outcomes in people with neck pain: A preliminary sham-controlled study

Musculoskelet Sci Pract. 2022 Jan 21;58:102515. doi: 10.1016/j.msksp.2022.102515. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Participants’ previous experience with an intervention may be an important variable when conducting sham-controlled trials. OBJECTIVE: This study explored if previous experience with dry needling (DN) influenced blinding effectiveness and pain outcomes, after the application of DN in patients with neck …

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Low health-related quality of life in adult individuals with multiple limb deficiencies compared with population-based reference values

Prosthet Orthot Int. 2022 Jan 25. doi: 10.1097/PXR.0000000000000096. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Knowledge on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in multiple limb deficiencies (LDs) is limited. OBJECTIVES: To investigate self-reported HRQoL in multiple LDs, assess differences between congenital LD and acquired LD and sex, and to evaluate associations between the types of LDs, …

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Ethical conflict among critical care nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic

Nurs Ethics. 2022 Jan 27:9697330211066574. doi: 10.1177/09697330211066574. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Ethical conflict is a problem with negative consequences, which can compromise the quality and ethical standards of the nursing profession and it is a source of stress for health care practitioners’, especially for nurses. OBJECTIVES: The main aim of this study was …

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Examination of Early Childhood Temperament of Shyness and Social Avoidance and Associations With Cardiometabolic Health in Young Adulthood

JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Jan 4;5(1):e2144727. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.44727. ABSTRACT IMPORTANCE: A child temperament characterized by shyness and avoidance of social interactions is associated with poor peer relationships and emotional problems, yet its long-term associations with adult cardiometabolic health are largely unknown. OBJECTIVE: To examine whether a childhood temperament characterized by shyness and avoidance of social …

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Effects of acute moderate-intensity aerobic exercise on executive function and prefrontal cortex activity in community-dwelling older adults: A single-blind, randomized controlled trial

Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2022 Jan 26. doi: 10.1111/ggi.14352. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT AIM: To date, there is a controversy regarding the effects of acute aerobic exercise of moderate intensity on executive function and prefrontal cortex activity in community-dwelling older adults. This study aimed to investigate the effects of acute aerobic exercise of moderate intensity …

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