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Title: Free-living physical activity as an outcome measure of functional ability in individuals with chronic low back pain
Author: Ryan, Cormac
Awarding Body: Glasgow Caledonian University
Current Institution: Glasgow Caledonian University
Date of Award: 2008
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Abstract:
Functional ability is an important outcome measure in people with chronic low back pain (CLBP). It is predominantly measured using self-report and physical performance testing. Both methods have limitations, and neither provides an objective insight into a person's functional ability in everyday life. The purpose of this thesis was to investigate if free-living physical activity (PA) monitoring could be used as an objective marker of functional ability during everyday life in people with chronic low back pain (CLBP).
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.493920  DOI: Not available
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