Published by Dr. Rishiraj
The potential role of prophylactic/functional knee bracing in preventing knee ligament injury.
Rishiraj N, Taunton JE, Lloyd-Smith R, Woollard R, Regan W, Clement DB. (2009)
Sports Med. 2009.


University men's ice hockey: rates and risk of injuries over 6-years.
Rishiraj N, Lloyd-Smith R, Lorenz T, Niven B, Michel M.
J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2009.


Injury profile of elite under-21 age female field hockey players.
Rishiraj N, Taunton JE, Niven B.
J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2009.


Drop and hop jump GRFs and joint kinematics of braced non-injured subjects: preliminary study.
Rishiraj N, Taunton JE, Lloyd-Smith R, Niven B, Regan W, Woollard R.
Minerva Ortopedica e Traumatologica 2009.


Is adaptation to functional knee brace use in non-injured subjects during aerobic activity possible? A potential first step in preventing knee ligament injuries (Pilot Study).
Rishiraj N, Taunton JE, Lloyd-Smith R, Regan W, Woollard R, Niven B.
Minerva Ortopedica e Traumatologica 2008.


CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY

Adaptation and remodeling of vascular wall; biomechanical response to hypertension.

Ultrasound molecular imaging of atherosclerosis.


ERGONOMICS/REHABILITATION
Treating the Athlete with Anterior Shoulder Instability.

Effects of constraint-induced therapy versus bilateral arm training on motor performance, daily functions, and quality of life in stroke survivors.

A longitudinal analysis of the effects of a preventive exercise programme on the factors that predict shoulder pain in construction apprentices.

Using sitting as a component of job rotation strategies: Are lifting/lowering kinetics and kinematics altered following prolonged sitting.

Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders in hospital workers: Exposure assessment and assistive devices for patient handling.


EXERCISE & THE BRAIN
Exercise and the Brain

JOINT/CARTILAGE

Complete removal of load is detrimental to rotator cuff healing.

The short-term effects of running on the deformation of knee articular cartilage and its relationship to biomechanical loads at the knee.

Traditional vs accelerated approaches to post-operative rehabilitation following matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation (MACI): comparison of clinical, biomechanical and radiographic outcomes.

MRI of the rotator cuff and internal derangement.


MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency in patients with multiple sclerosis.
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2009;80:392-399 doi:10.1136/jnnp.2008.157164.

The positive effects of a physical activity program for multiple sclerosis patients with fatigue.

Worsening of symptoms is associated with lower physical activity levels in individuals with multiple sclerosis.

ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE
Intervertebral disc degeneration in a naturally occurring primate model: radiographic and biomechanical evidence.

ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY
Rotator cuff tears: pathology and repair.

Non-contact ACL injuries in female athletes: an International Olympic Committee current concepts statement.

POSTURE/BALANCE
Changes in postural sway as a consequence of wearing a military backpack.

Optimizing footwear for older people at risk of falls.

PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS
The effects of off-the-shelf in-shoe heel inserts on forefoot plantar pressure.

Short- and long-term influences of a custom foot orthotic intervention on lower extremity dynamics.

SPORT/EXERCISE
Patellofemoral compressive force and stress during the forward and side lunges with and without a stride.

Sport injuries in the paediatric and adolescent patient: a growing problem.

Assessment of physical activity in youth.

Muscle strength in the lower extremity does not predict post instruction improvements in the landing patterns of female athletes.


MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
Comparison of the Biomechanical Behavior of the Liver During Frontal and Lateral Deceleration.

Estimation, simulation, and experimentation of a fall from bed.

Neck Forces and Moments and Head Accelerations in Side Impact.

VISUAL/VESTIBULAR
Effect of diabetes mellitus on biomechanical parameters of the cornea.

WHEELCHAIR
Seat height: Effects on submaximal hean rim wheelchair performance during spinal cord injury rehabilitation.

 


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