Interest of the Ergo-Kit ®for the clinical practice of the occupational physician. A study of 149 patients recruited in a rehabilitation program

Apr 20, 2017 by in PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION Comments Off on Interest of the Ergo-Kit ®for the clinical practice of the occupational physician. A study of 149 patients recruited in a rehabilitation program

Abstract Objective Functional capacity evaluation is commonly used to assess the abilities of patients to perform some tasks. Ergo-Kit ® is a validated tool assessing both functional capacities of patients…

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Ecological Assessment Battery for Numbers (EABN) for brain-damaged patients: Standardization and validity study

Apr 20, 2017 by in PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION Comments Off on Ecological Assessment Battery for Numbers (EABN) for brain-damaged patients: Standardization and validity study

Abstract Objectives Number-processing may be altered following brain injury and might affect the everyday life of patients. We developed the first ecological tool to assess number-processing disorders in brain-injured patients,…

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Pre-return-to-work medical consultation for low back pain workers. Good practice recommendations based on systematic review and expert consensus

Apr 20, 2017 by in PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION Comments Off on Pre-return-to-work medical consultation for low back pain workers. Good practice recommendations based on systematic review and expert consensus

Abstract Objectives The pre-return-to-work medical consultation during sick leave for low back pain (LBP) aims at assessing the worker’s ability to resume working without risk for his/her health, and anticipating…

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Return to work after brain injury: A retrospective study of 85 patients followed by an occupational reintegration unit

Apr 20, 2017 by in PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION Comments Off on Return to work after brain injury: A retrospective study of 85 patients followed by an occupational reintegration unit

1 Introduction Acquired brain injuries and their subsequent consequences can represent a challenge for social reintegration measures, especially in the workplace. The knowledge regarding epidemiology of patients with acquired brain…

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Physical activity prescription for improving health in patients with cardiometabolic risk: Using empirical evidence to provide clear public health messages

Apr 20, 2017 by in PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION Comments Off on Physical activity prescription for improving health in patients with cardiometabolic risk: Using empirical evidence to provide clear public health messages

Despite a reduction in cardiovascular mortality in recent decades in industrialized countries, the prevalence of cardiovascular diseases is still increasing because of lack of control of cardiovascular risk factors, including…

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Effect of aquatic interval training with Mediterranean diet counseling in obese patients: Results of a preliminary study

Apr 20, 2017 by in PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION Comments Off on Effect of aquatic interval training with Mediterranean diet counseling in obese patients: Results of a preliminary study

Abstract Background No previous studies have investigated a high-intensity interval training program (HIIT) with an immersed ergocycle and Mediterranean diet counseling (Med) in obese patients. We aimed to compare the…

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