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Rushton A, Verra M, Emms A, Heneghan N, Falla D, Reddington M, Cole A, Willems P, Benneker L, Selvey D, Hutton M, Heymans M, Staal B (in press). Development and validation of two clinical prediction models to inform clinical decision making for lumbar spinal fusion surgery for degenerative disorders, and rehabilitation following surgery: protocol for a prospective observational study. BMJ Open.
Agostini P, Lugg ST, Adams K, Smith T, Kalkat M, Rajesh P, Steyn R, Naidu B, Rushton A, Bishay E (in press). Postoperative pulmonary complications following video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy; Risk factors and effect on short term-outcomes in lung cancer patients. Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. JIF 1.101.
Noblett T, Marriott J, Graham-Clarke E, Rushton A (2018). Clinical and Cost Effectiveness of Non-Medical Prescribing: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials. Plos One:13(3), p.e0193286. JIF 2.806.
Rushton A, Staal JB, Verra ML, Emms A, Reddington M, Soundy A, Cole AA, Willems P, Benneker L, Masson A, Heneghan NR (2018). The patient journey following lumbar spinal fusion surgery [LSFS]: protocol for a multicentre qualitative analysis of the patient rehabilitation experience [FuJourn]. BMJ Open. 2018;8:e020710. JIF 2.369.
Heneghan N, Smith R, Rushton A (2018). Thoracic dysfunction in whiplash associated disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS ONE 13(3):e0194235. JIF 2.806.
Noblett T, Marriott J, Graham-Clarke E, Rushton A (2017). Barriers and Facilitators of the use of Independent Non-Medical Prescribing in Clinical Practice: a mixed methods systematic review. Journal of Physiotherapy. 63:221-234. JIF 2.255
Kanavaki AM, Rushton A, Efstathiou N, Alrushud A, Klocke R, Abhishek A, Duda J (2017). Barriers and facilitators of physical activity in knee and hip osteoarthritis. A systematic review of qualitative evidence. BMJ Open:7(12), p.e017042. JIF 2.369.
Willett M, Duda J, Greig C, Gautrey C, Fenton S, Rushton A (2017). Effectiveness of behaviour change techniques in physiotherapy interventions to promote physical activity in patients with hip and knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review protocol. BMJ Open;7:e015833. JIF 2.369.
P Agostini, ST Lugg, K Adams, N Vartsaba, M Kalkat, PB Rajesh, RS Steyn, B Naidu, A Rushton, E Bishay(2017).Postoperative pulmonary complications and rehabilitation requirements following lobectomy: a propensity score matched study of patients undergoing video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery versus thoracotomy. Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery; 24(6), pp.931-937. JIF 1.857.
Rushton A, Heneghan N, Heap A, White L, Calvert M, Goodwin P (2017). Patient and physiotherapist perceptions of rehabilitation post primary lumbar discectomy. BMJ Open. 2017;7:e015878. JIF 2.369.
Alrushud A, Rushton A, Kanavaki A, Greig C (2017). The effect of physical activity and dietary restriction interventions on the musculoskeletal function of overweight and obese elders with knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review. BMJ Open:7(6), p.e01453. JIF 2.271.
Thoomes-de Graaf M, Thoomes E, Carlesso L, Kerry R, Rushton A (2017). Adverse effects as a consequence of being the subject of orthopaedic manual therapy training, a worldwide retrospective survey. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice; 29(20-27). JIF 2.558.
Zambaldi M, Beasley I, Rushton A (2017). Return to play criteria after hamstring muscle injury in professional football: a Delphi consensus study. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 0:1–6. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2016-097131. JIF 6.724.
Bucke J, Rushton A, Fawcett L, Spencer S, Sonvico L, Heneghan N (2017) Validity of the digital inclinometer and iphone when measuring thoracic spine rotation. Journal of Athletic Training; Vol. 51, No. 8, pp. 613-628. JIF 1.509.
Spencer S, Wolf A, Rushton A (2016). Spinal exercise prescription in sport: classifying physical training and rehabilitation by intention and outcome. Journal of Athletic Training: 51(8), pp.613-628. JIF 1.509.
Kanavaki A, Rushton A, Abhishek A, Klocke R, Duda J (2016). Barriers and facilitators to physical activity in people with hip or knee osteoarthritis: Protocol for a systematic review of qualitative evidence. BMJ Open; 6:e012049. JIF 2.271.
Rushton A, Calcutt A, Heneghan N, Heap A, White L, Calvert M, Goodwin P (2016). Analysis of a 1:1 physiotherapy outpatient intervention post primary lumbar discectomy. BMJ Open; 6(11), e012151. JIF 2.271.
WiangkhamT, Duda J, Haque S, Rushton A (2016). Development of an active behavioural physiotherapy intervention for the management of acute whiplash patients: an international Delphi study. BMJ Open 2016;6:e011764 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011764. JIF 2.271.
Gosling L, Rushton A. Identification of adult knee primary bone tumour symptom presentation: a qualitative study. Manual Therapy 26 (2016): 54-61. doi: 10.1016/j.math.2016.07.003. JIF 2.558
Wiangkham T, Duda J, M Sayeed Haque, Price J, Rushton A (2016). Acute Whiplash Injury Study (AWIS): a protocol for a cluster randomised pilot and feasibility trial of an Active Behavioural Physiotherapy Intervention in an insurance private setting. BMJ Open 2016;6:e011336 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011336. JIF 2.271.
Koenders N, Rushton A, Heneghan N, Verra ML, Willems P, Hoogeboom T, Staal JB (2016). Pain and disability following first time lumbar fusion surgery for degenerative disorders: a systematic review protocol. Systematic Reviews. 5:72. DOI: 10.1186/s13643-016-0252-2
Jensen L, Fawcett L, Nazareth M, Smith R, Spencer S, Heneghan N, Rushton A (2016). Diagnostic utility of patient history and physical examination data to detect spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis in athletes with low back pain: a systematic review. Manual Therapy 24 (2016): 7-17. JIF 1.761
Heneghan N, Smith R, Rushton A (2016). Thoracic dysfunction in whiplash associated disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol. Systematic Reviews 5.1 (2016): 1.
Rushton A, Heneghan N, Heijmans M, Staal JB, Goodwin P (2016). The natural course of pain and disability following primary lumbar discectomy: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open 6.2 (2016): e010571. JIF 2.063.
Rushton A, White L, Heap A, Calvert M, Heneghan N, Goodwin P (2016). Development of 1:1 physiotherapy intervention post first-time lumbar discectomy. BMJ Open 6(2), p.e009409. JIF 2.063.
Rushton A, Heneghan N, Calvert M, White L, Heap A, Goodwin P (2015). Physiotherapy Post Lumbar Discectomy: Prospective Feasibility and Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial. PlosOne 10(11), e0142013. JIF 3.534.
WiangkhamT, Duda J, Haque S, Madi M, Rushton A (2015). The Effectiveness of Conservative Management for Acute Whiplash Associated Disorder (WAD) II: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. PlosOne 10(7), e0133415. JIF 3.534.
Heneghan N, Rushton A (2015). Understanding why the thoracic region is the 'Cinderella' region of the spine. Manual Therapy. 10.1016/j.math.2015.06.010 JIF 1.761
Goodwin P, Wright C, Allan C, Crowther L, Darley C,Heap A, Paul E, White L, Rushton A (2015). Evidence-based development of a post-surgical lumbar discectomy leaflet intervention: a Delphi consensus study. BMJ Open 2015;5:e006069 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006069 JIF 2.063.
Luedtke K, Rushton A, Wright C. Jürgens T, Polzer A, Mueller G, May A (2015). Effectiveness of transcranial direct current stimulation alone or preceding cognitive-behavioral management for chronic low back pain: a sham-controlled, double blinded randomized controlled trial, BMJ. 350 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h1640. JIF 16.3.
Silsbury, Z., Goldsmith, R., & Rushton, A. (2015). Systematic review of the measurement properties of self-report physical activity questionnaires in healthy adult populations. BMJ open, 5(9), e008430.
Stow R, Ives N, Smith C, Rick C, Rushton A (2015). A cluster randomised feasibility trial evaluating nutritional interventions in the treatment of malnutrition in care home-dwelling adults. Trials.Trials 2015, 16:433 doi:10.1186/s13063-015-0952-2 JIF 2.12.
Rushton A, Heneghan N, White L, Heap A, Hamid N, Eveleigh G, Wright C (2015). Survey of current surgeon practice for patients undergoing lumbar spinal fusion in the UK. World Journal of Orthopedics. World J Orthop 6(6):483-490. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i6.483.
Stow RE, Rushton AB, Ives NJ, Smith C, Rick CE (2015). A cluster randomised feasibility trial evaluating six-month nutritional interventions in the treatment of malnutrition in care home-dwelling adults: recruitment, data collection and protocol. Pilot and Feasibility Studies 1:3.
Porter T, Rushton A (2015). The efficacy of exercise in preventing injury in adult male football: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Sports Medicine – Open; 1:4.
Green A, Liles C, Rushton A, Kyte D (2014). Measurement properties of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMS) in Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: A systematic review. Manual Therapy 19:517-526. JIF 2.237.
Rushton AB, Fawkes CA, Carnes D, Moore AP (2014). A modified Delphi consensus study to identify UK osteopathic profession research priorities. Manual Therapy;19(5):445-52. doi: 10.1016/j.math.2014.04.013.
Williams AL, Phillips CJ, Watkins A, Rushton A (2014). The effect of work-based mentoring on patient outcome in musculoskeletal physiotherapy: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials 2014;15:409 doi:10.1186/1745-6215-15-409 JIF 2.12.
Rushton A. Wright C. Heap, A. White, L. Eveleigh, G. Heneghan, N (2014). Survey of Current Physiotherapy Practice for Patients Undergoing Lumbar Spinal Fusion in the United Kingdom. Spine; 39(23),E1380–E1387. JIF 2.447.
Rushton A, Wright C, Kontakiotis N, Mystrakis A, Frydas D, Heneghan N (2014). Discriminative validity of sensory evaluation in a whiplash-associated disorder II population. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation;21(10):460-467. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/ijtr.2014.21.10.460
Kerry R, Rushton A, Flynn T, Hing W, Carlesso L, Rivett D (2014) Response to – Risk reduction of serious complications from manual therapy: Are we reducing the risk? Manual Therapy: Volume 19, Issue 3, June 2014, Pages e3–e4
Rushton A. Wright C. Heap, A. White, L. Eveleigh, G. Heneghan, N (2014). Survey of Current Physiotherapy Practice for Patients Undergoing Lumbar Spinal Fusion in the United Kingdom. Spine; 39(23), E1380–E1387. JIF 2.447. Contribution: PI
Rushton A, Rivett D, Carlesso L, Flynn T, Hing W, Kerry R (2014). International Framework for Examination of the Cervical Region for potential of Cervical Arterial Dysfunction prior to Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Intervention, Manual Therapy;19(3):222-8. doi: 10.1016/j.math.2013.11.005. Epub 2013 Nov 23. JIF 1.761.
Bent N, Rushton A, Wright C, Petherwick EJ, Batt M (2013). Intra-rater and inter-rater reliability of the Anteromedial Reach Test in healthy participants, Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine.
Rushton A, Rivett D, Carlesso L, Flynn T, Hing W, Kerry R (2012). International Framework for Examination of the Cervical Region for potential of Cervical Arterial Dysfunction prior to Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Intervention, International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapy.
Kerry R, Taylor A, Rushton A, McCarthy C, Mercer C (2012). Should we abandon cervical spine manipulation for mechanical neck pain? Rapid response, BMJ, doi:10.1136/bmj.e3680 http://www.bmj.com.ezproxyd.bham.ac.uk/content/344/bmj.e3679/rr/588701 JIF 13.471.
Rushton A, Eveleigh G, Petherick EJ, Heneghan N, Bennett R, James G, Wright C (2012). Physiotherapy rehabilitation following lumbar spinal fusion: a systematic review and meta-analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials, BMJ Open, 2:4 e000829 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-000829. JIF 1.583.
Luedtke K, Rushton A, Wright C, Geiss B, Juergens T, May A (2012). Transcranial direct current stimulation for the reduction of clinical and experimentally induced pain - a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Journal of Pain, 28(5):452-61. JIF 3.005.
Goldsmith R, Wright C, Bell SF, Rushton A (2012). Cold hyperalgesia as a prognostic factor in Whiplash Associated Disorders: a systematic review, Manual Therapy, 17(5):402-10. JIF 2.237.
Rankin G, Rushton A, Olver P, Moore A (2012). Chartered Society of Physiotherapy’s identification of national research priorities for physiotherapy using a modified Delphi technique. Physiotherapy, 98(3):260–272. doi:10.1016/j.physio.2012.03.002. JIF 1.570.
Savva C, Rushton A, Karagiannis C (2012). Test-retest reliability of grip strength measurement in full elbow extension to evaluate maximum grip strength. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume, Jun 19. [Epub ahead of print]. JIF 0.868.
Kyte D, Eveleigh G, Rushton A (2012). Myofascial Pain Referral: Pattern Recognition in the Upper Quadrant, International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 19(3): 144 – 152.
Bent N, Rushton A, Wright C, Batt M (2012). Distance Reached in the Anteromedial Reach Test as a Function of Learning and Leg Length, Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 83(2):188-195. JIF 1.2.
Rushton A, Calvert M, Wright C, Freemantle N (2011). Physiotherapy trials for the 21st century – time to raise the bar? Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 104: 437-441. JIF 1.717.
Rushton A, Wright C, Goodwin P, Calvert M, Freemantle N (2011). Physiotherapy rehabilitation post first lumbar discectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials. Spine 36(14):E961-72. JIF 2.793.
Rushton A, Wright C, Heneghan N, Eveleigh G, Calvert M, Freemantle N (2011). Physiotherapy rehabilitation for Whiplash Associated Disorder II: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. BMJ Open 1:e000265. JIF 1.583.
Rushton A, Spencer S (2011). The Effects of Soft Tissue Mobilisation Techniques on Flexibility and Passive Resistance in the Hamstring Muscle-Tendon Unit: a pilot investigation. Manual Therapy. 16:161-166. JIF 2.237.
Burgess RM, Rushton A, Wright C, Daborn C (2011). The Validity and Accuracy of Clinical Diagnostic Tests Used to Detect Labral Pathology of the Hip: A Systematic Review. Manual Therapy 16(4):318-26. JIF 2.237.
Luedtke K, Rushton A, Wright C, Jeurgens TP, Mueller G, May A (2011). Effectiveness of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) in patients with chronic low back pain: protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMC Musculoskeletal 12:290 doi:10.1186/1471-2474-12-290. JIF 1.94.
O’Conaire E, Rushton A, Wright C (2011). Assessment of vibration sense in a healthy population: a study to assess the inter-rater reliability and validity of the tuning fork, Manual Therapy 16(3):296-300. JIF 2.237.
Oliver G, Rushton A (2011). A study to explore the reliability and precision of intra and inter-rater measures of ULNT1 on an asymptomatic population, Manual Therapy. 16:203-206. JIF 2.237.
Rushton A (2011). An Exploration of the Construct of Masters Level Clinical Practice, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany. ISBN 978-3-8443-1173-0.
Rushton A, Lindsay G (2010). Defining the construct of masters level clinical practice in manipulative physiotherapy, Manual Therapy, 15: 93-99. JIF 2.237.
Rushton A, Moore A (2010). International identification of research priorities for postgraduate theses in musculoskeletal physiotherapy using a modified Delphi technique, Manual Therapy, 15:142-148. JIF 2.237.