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Comparison of two Exercise Programs in Patients with Chronic Neck Pain

Lytras, D.1*, Koulis, N.2, Sykaras, E.1

1Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece 57001, Thermis, Thessaloniki.
2Physiotherapy Department, Technological Educational Institute of Sterea Ellada, Greece, 35100, Lamia.

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Abstract

Background: Neck pain is one of the most common and most costly musculoskeletal disorders in Western societies, which is characterized by frequent relapses and chronicity.… Read the rest “Comparison of two Exercise Programs in Patients with Chronic Neck Pain”

Extreme sports injury: an applied approach to psychological effects and coping

Chárthaigh, N. N.*, Kouthouris, C., Goudas, M., Theodorakis, Y.

Department of Physical Education & Sport Sciences, University of Thessaly, Karyes, 42100, Trikala, Greece

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Abstract

Background: Extreme sports tend to expose athletes to elevated levels of risk of injury and athletes often struggle with injury-related psychological demands.… Read the rest “Extreme sports injury: an applied approach to psychological effects and coping”

Coronary Heart Disease Part II: Role of Physiotherapy

Themistocleous, I.-C1*., Stefanakis, M1., Douda, H2.

1Department of Life & Health Sciences, University of Nicosia, 46, Makedonitissas Avenue, Nicosia, 1700, Cyprus
2Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, University Campus, 69100 Komotini, Greece

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Abstract

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of disability globally and despite the advances in clinical care and medicine, continue to be the principal cause of morbidity and mortality.… Read the rest “Coronary Heart Disease Part II: Role of Physiotherapy”

Coronary Heart Disease Part I: Pathophysiology and Risk Factors

Themistocleous, I.-C1*., Stefanakis, M1., Douda, H2.

1Department of Life & Health Sciences, University of Nicosia, 46, Makedonitissas Avenue, Nicosia, 1700, Cyprus
2Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Democritus University of Thrace, University Campus, 69100 Komotini, Greece

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Abstract

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of disability globally and despite the advances in clinical care and medicine, continue to be the principal cause of morbidity and mortality.… Read the rest “Coronary Heart Disease Part I: Pathophysiology and Risk Factors”

The Immediate Effects of a Combine Treatment Protocol with Manual Therapy and Physical Modalities on the Upper Trapezius Trigger Points in Subjects of Acute Neck Pain: a Randomized Controlled Trial

Sykaras, E.*

Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 57001 Thermi Thessaloniki

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Abstract

Background: The purpose of this study was to investigate the immediate effects of two treatment protocols of manual techniques and physical modalities in subjects with active trigger point of the upper trapezius muscle.… Read the rest “The Immediate Effects of a Combine Treatment Protocol with Manual Therapy and Physical Modalities on the Upper Trapezius Trigger Points in Subjects of Acute Neck Pain: a Randomized Controlled Trial”

Cross Cultural Adaptation and Pilot Use of the Motor Assessment Scale (MAS) into Greek

Lampropoulou, S.*1,2, Vardoulakis, S.2, Miraka, E.2, Gedikoglou, I. A.2 & Billis, E.2  

1Department of Life & Health Sciences, University of Nicosia
2Physiotherapy Department, School of Health & Welfare Professions, TEI of Western Greece

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Abstract

Aim and Objectives: The lack of Greek outcome measures for motor assessment of patients with stroke led to the present research with the aim to culturally translate and adapt the Motor Assessment Scale (MAS) into Greek.… Read the rest “Cross Cultural Adaptation and Pilot Use of the Motor Assessment Scale (MAS) into Greek”