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A Journal on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation after Pathological Events


Official Journal of the Italian Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (SIMFER), European Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ESPRM), European Union of Medical Specialists - Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Section (UEMS-PRM), Mediterranean Forum of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (MFPRM), Hellenic Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (EEFIAP)
In association with International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM)
Indexed/Abstracted in: CINAHL, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
Impact Factor 2,063


Frequency: Bi-Monthly

ISSN 1973-9087

Online ISSN 1973-9095


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European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2017 Jan 13

Exergaming boxing versus heavy bag boxing: are these equipotent for individuals with spinal cord injury?

Maziah MAT ROSLY*, Hadi MAT ROSLY, Nazirah HASNAN, Glen M. DAVIS, Ruby HUSAIN


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2017 Jan 12

Feasibility and safety of early lower limb robot-assisted training in sub-acute stroke patients: a pilot study

Marialuisa GANDOLFI *, Christian GEROIN, Andreas WALDNER, Isacco MADDALENA, Eleonora K. DIMITROVA, Alessandro PICELLI, Nicola SMANIA, Christopher TOMELLERI


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2017 Jan 12

Test-retest reliabilities and minimal detectable change of two simplified 3-level balance measures in patients with stroke

Yi M. CHEN, Yi J. HUANG *, Chien Y. HUANG, Gong H. LIN, Lih J. LIAW, Shih C. LEE, Ching L. HSIEH,


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2017 Jan 12

Body composition influenced by progressive elastic band resistance exercise of sarcopenic obesity elderly women: a pilot randomized controlled trial

Shih W. HUANG, Jan W. KU, Li F. LIN, Chun D. LIAO, Lin C. CHOU, Tsan H. LIOU *


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2017 Jan 12

A comparison of two comorbidity indices for predicting inpatient rehabilitation outcomes

Peter W. NEW *, Arul EARNEST, Grant D. SCROGGIE


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2017 Jan 12

What do spinal cord injury patients think of their improvement? A distribution and anchor based study of the minimal clinically important difference of the Spinal Cord Independence Measure III (SCIM III)

Viviana CORALLO, Monica TORRE, Giovanna FERRARA, Federica GUERRA, Gabriella NICOSIA, Ersilia ROMANELLI, Angela LOPOPOLO, Maria P. ONESTA, Pietro FIORE, Roberta FALCONE, Jacopo BONAVITA, Marco MOLINARI, Giorgio SCIVOLETTO *


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Dec 22

Transcranial and spinal cord magnetic stimulation in treatment of spasticity. A literature review and meta-­analysis

Julia KORZHOVA, Dmitry SINITSYN, Alexander CHERVYAKOV *, Alexandra POYDASHEVA, Maria ZAKHAROVA, Natalia SUPONEVA, Lyudmila CHERNIKOVA, Michael PIRADOV


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Dec 22

Subjective cognitive dysfunction in rehabilitation outpatients with musculoskeletal disorders or chronic pain

Ernst SCHRIER *, Jan H. GEERTZEN, Pieter U. DIJKSTRA


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Dec 19

The practice of physical activity and cryotherapy in rheumatoid arthritis. Systematic Review

Daniele PERES *, Yoshimasa SAGAWA Jr., Benoit DUGUÉ, Susana C. DOMENECH, Nicolas TORDI, Clement PRATI


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Dec 19

Understanding Community-Based Rehabilitation and the role of physical and rehabilitation medicine: a discussion paper

Vanessa SEIJAS *, Luz H. LUGO, Blanca CANO, Luz M. ESCOBAR, Carlos QUINTERO, Boya NUGRAHA, Christoph GUTENBRUNNER


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Dec 19

Self-management and self-efficacy in stroke survivors: validation of the Italian version of the stroke self-efficacy questionnaire

Laura DALLOLIO *, Rossella MESSINA, Simona CALUGI, Stefania FUGAZZARO, Roberta BARDELLI, Paola RUCCI, Maria P. FANTINI, Enrica CAVALLI, Mariangela TARICCO, on behalf of Look After Yourself Project


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Dec 19

Association of early physical activity time with pain, activities of daily living, and progression of vertebral body collapse in patients with vertebral compression fractures: an observational study at single institution

Hideki KATAOKA *, Tatsunori IKEMOTO, Ayana YOSHIMURA, Mihoko SHIBUYA, Kyo GOTO, Jyunichirou YAMASHITA, Kaoru MORITA, Jyunya SAKAMOTO, Jiro NAKANO, Minoru OKITA


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Dec 19

Supervised exercise training improves exercise cardiovascular function in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Baruch VAINSHELBOIM *, Mordechai R. KRAMER, Benjamin D. FOX, Shimon IZHAKIAN, Alexander SAGIE, Jose OLIVEIRA


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Nov 24

Methodological notes on applying the International Classification of functioning, disability and health (ICF) in rehabilitation

Gerold STUCKI, Jerome BICKENBACH, Stefano NEGRINI


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Nov 24

Does Nintendo Wii Balance Board improve standing balance? A randomised controlled trial in children with cerebral palsy

Valeska GATICA-ROJAS, Guillermo MÉNDEZ-REBOLLEDO, Eduardo GUZMAN-MUÑOZ, Alex SOTO-POBLETE, Ricardo CARTES-VELÁSQUEZ, Edith ELGUETA-CANCINO, Eduardo COFRÉ LIZAMA


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Nov 24

European initiative for the application of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health: development of Clinical Assessment Schedules for specified rehabilitation services

Birgit PRODINGER, Anke SCHEEL-SAILER, Reuben ESCORPIZO, Gerold STUCKI, UEMS PRM ICF Workshop moderators and rapporteurs


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Nov 24

European initiative for the application of the International Classification of Service Organization in Health-related Rehabilitation (ICSO-R)

Carlotte KIEKENS, Thorsten MEYER, Francesca GIMIGLIANO, Cristiana BAFFONE, Christoph M. GUTENBRUNNER, UEMS PRM ICF workshop moderators and rapporteurs


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Nov 24

Practice, science and governance in interaction: European effort for the system-wide implementation of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

Gerold STUCKI, Mauro ZAMPOLINI, Alvydas JUOCEVICIUS, Stefano NEGRINI, Nicolas CHRISTODOULOU


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Nov 23

Effectiveness of music-based interventions on motricity or cognitive functioning in neurological populations: a systematic review

Lousin MOUMDJIAN, Teppo SARKAMO, Carmela LEONE, Marc LEMAN, Peter FEYS


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Nov 23

Balance versus resistance training on postural control in patients with Parkinson’s disease. A randomised controlled trial

Suhaila M. SANTOS, Rubens A. DA SILVA, Marcelle B. TERRA, Isabela A. ALMEIDA, Lúcio B. DE MELO, Henrique B. FERRAZ


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Nov 18

Cardiac rehabilitation in an adolescent with Digeorge syndrome: a case report

Dong J. KIM, Ka Y. LEE, Yuri CHOE, Jae Y. HAN, In S. CHOI


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Nov 18

Toward an International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health clinical data collection tool: the Italian experience of developing simple, intuitive descriptions of the Rehabilitation Set categories

Melissa SELB, Francesca GIMIGLIANO, Birgit PRODINGER, Gerold STUCKI, Germano PESTELLI, Maurizio IOCCO, Paolo BOLDRINI


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Nov 11

Efficacy and safety of Botulinum Toxin type A for upper limb spasticity after stroke or traumatic brain injury: a systematic review with meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis

Yan DONG, Tao WU, Xiaohua HU, Tong WANG


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Nov 10

Effects of yogic exercises on functional capacity, lung function and quality of life in participants with obstructive pulmonary disease: a randomized controlled study

Marian E. PAPP, Petra LINDFORS, Per E. WANDELL, Malin NYGREN-BONNIER


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Nov 10

Comparison of effects on dysphagia and psychological state after cerebral infarction between chin tuck against resistance exercise and Shaker exercise

Jing GAO, Hui J. ZHANG


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Nov 10

Pediatric selective mutism therapy: a randomized controlled trial

Maria ESPOSITO, Francesca GIMIGLIANO, Maria R. BARILLARI, Francesco PRECENZANO, Maria RUBERTO, Joseph SEPE, Umberto BARILLARI, Raffaele GIMIGLIANO, Roberto MILITERNI, Giovanni MESSINA, Marco CAROTENUTO


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Nov 10

Post-operative physical therapy program for latissimus dorsi and teres major tendons transfer to rotator cuff in children with obstetrical brachial plexus injury

Yasser A. SAFOURY, Mohamed T. ELDESOKY, Enas E. ABUTALEB, Mohamed RAAFAT, Ahmed M. GABER


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Nov 09

Using robot fully assisted functional movements in upper-limb rehabilitation of chronic stroke patients: preliminary results

Marco CAIMMI, Andrea CHIAVENNA, Alessandro SCANO, Giulio GASPERINI, Chiara GIOVANZANA, Lorenzo MOLINARI TOSATTI, Franco MOLTENI


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Nov 09

Responsiveness and minimal important changes of the tampa scale of kinesiophobia in subjects after lumbar fusion undergoing multidisciplinary cognitive behavioural rehabilitation

Marco MONTICONE, Emilia AMBROSINI, Barbara ROCCA, Calogero FOTI, Simona FERRANTE


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Nov 08

Focused extracorporeal shock wave therapy combined with supervised eccentric training for supraspinatus calcific tendinopathy

Ettore CARLISI, Claudio LISI, Anna DALL'ANGELO, Serena MONTELEONE, Vincenza NOLA, Carmine TINELLI, Elena DALLA TOFFOLA


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Nov 08

Hump height in idiopathic scoliosis measured using a humpmeter in growing subjects: the relationship between the hump height and the Cobb angle and the effect of age on the hump height

Claudio FERRARO, Andrea VENTURIN, Marco FERRARO, Daniele FABRIS MONTERUMICI, Stefano MASIERO


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Nov 08

Radial shock wave therapy: effect on pain and motor performance in a paralympic athlete. A case report

Laura MORI, Lucio MARINELLI, Elisa PELOSIN, Matteo GAMBARO, Roberto TRENTINI, Giovanni ABBRUZZESE, Carlo TROMPETTO


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Nov 08

The effects of upper extremity aerobic exercise on exercise capacity and other health issues in patients with spinal cord injury: a randomized controlled study

Halil AKKURT, Hale UZUMCUGIL KARAPOLAT, Yesim KIRAZLI, Timur KOSE


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Oct 21

Test-retest reliability, internal consistency and concurrent validity of Fatigue Severity Scale in measuring post-stroke fatigue

Mohanasuntharaam NADARAJAH , Mazlina MAZLAN, Lydia ABDUL-LATIF, Hui T. GOH


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Oct 21

Previous lower limb dominance does not affect measures of impairment and activity after stroke

Kênia K. MENEZES , Christina D. FARIA , Aline S. SCIANNI, Patrick R. AVELINO, Iza FARIA-FORTINI, Luci F. TEIXEIRA-SALMELA


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Sep 27

Time to decannulation and associated risk factors in the post-acute rehabilitation of critically ill patients with intensive care unit-acquired weakness: a cohort study

Simone THOMAS, Wolfgang SAUTER, Ulrike STARROST, Marcus POHL, Jan MEHRHOLZ


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Sep 27

Comparison of exercise training effect with different robotic devices for upper limb rehabilitation: a retrospective study

Roberto COLOMBO, Fabrizio PISANO, Carmen DELCONTE, Alessandra MAZZONE, Giuseppe GRIONI, Marisa CASTAGNA, Giacomo BAZZINI, Chiara IMARISIO, Giorgio MAGGIONI, Caterina PISTARINI


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Sep 14

Effects of low-intensity endurance and resistance training on mobility in chronic stroke survivors. A pilot, randomized, controlled study.

Nicola LAMBERTI, Sofia STRAUDI, Anna M. MALAGONI, Matteo ARGIRò, Michele FELISATTI, Eleonora NARDINI, Christel ZAMBON, Nino BASAGLIA, Fabio MANFREDINI


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Sep 06

Short-term effect of local muscle vibration treatment versus sham therapy on upper limb in chronic post-stroke patients: a randomized controlled trial

Cosimo COSTANTINO, Laura GALUPPO, Davide ROMITI


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Sep 01

Helping persons in a minimally conscious state develop responding and stimulation control through a microswitch-aided program

Giulio E. LANCIONI, Nirbhay N. SINGH, Mark F. O’REILLY, Jeff SIGAFOOS, Fiora D’AMICO, Francesca BUONOCUNTO, Jorge NAVARRO, Crocifissa LANZILOTTI, Pietro FIORE, Marisa MEGNA, Sabino DAMIANI, Riccardo MARVULLI


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Sep 01

Readmission to the acute care unit and functional outcomes in patients with severe brain injury during rehabilitation

Domenico INTISO, Andrea FONTANA, Giuseppe MARUZZI, Maurizio TOLFA, Massimiliano COPETTI, Filomena Di RIENZO


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Sep 01

Effects of 12 weeks of aerobic or strength training in addition to standard care in Parkinson’s disease: a controlled study

Marie DEMONCEAU, Didier MAQUET, Boris JIDOVTSEFF, Anne F. DONNEAU, Thierry BURY, Jean L. CROISIER, Jean M. CRIELAARD, Carlos RODRIGUEZ DE LA CRUZ, Valérie DELVAUX, Gaëtan GARRAUX


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Sep 01

Local corticosteroid versus autologous blood injections in lateral epicondylitis: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Felice SIRICO, Flavia RICCA, Franca DI MEGLIO, Daria NURZYNSKA, Clotilde CASTALDO, Rocco SPERA, Stefania MONTAGNANI


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Aug 30

High-intensity treadmill training improves gait ability, VO2peak and cost of walking in stroke survivors: preliminary results of a pilot randomized controlled trial

Daniele MUNARI, Anna PEDRINOLLA, Nicola SMANIA, Alessandro PICELLI, Marialuisa GANDOLFI, Leopold SALTUARI, Federico SCHENA


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Aug 30

Managing the mantainment of gait stability during dual walking task: effects of age and neurological disorders

Marco TRAMONTANO, Giovanni MORONE, Andrea CURCIO, Giulia TEMPERONI, Alessandra MEDICI, Daniela MORELLI, Carlo CALTAGIRONE, Stefano PAOLUCCI, Marco IOSA


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Aug 30

The effect of normalizing the sagittal cervical configuration on dizziness, neck pain , and cervicocephalic kinesthetic sensibility: a 1-year randomized controlled study

Ibrahim M. Moustafa, Aliaa A. Diab, Deed E. Harrison


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Jul 21

Speed and temporal-distance adaptations during non-motorized treadmill walking in stroke and non-disabled individuals

Jia C. WANG, Wen H. SUNG, Ya L. CHANG, Szu H. WU, Tien Y. CHUANG


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Jul 21

Graded motor imagery for patients with stroke: a non-randomised controlled trial of a new approach

Andrea POLLI, Lorimer G MOSELEY, Elisabetta GIOIA, Tim BEAMES, Alfonc BABA, Michela AGOSTINI, Paolo TONIN, Andrea TUROLLA


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Jul 19

Treadmill training frequency influences walking improvement in subjects with Parkinson’s disease: a randomized pilot study

Elisa PELOSIN, Laura AVANZINO, Roberta BARELLA, Cristina BET, Elisabetta MAGIONCALDA, Carlo TROMPETTO, Piero RUGGERI, Mauro CASALEGGIO, Giovanni ABBRUZZESE


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Jul 14

Evidence Based Position Paper on Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM) practice for persons with spinal deformities during growth. The European PRM position (UEMS PRM Section)

Stefano NEGRINI, Fitnat DINCER, Carlotte KIEKENS, Liisamari KRUGER, Enrique VARELA DONOSO, Nicolas CHRISTODOULOU


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Jul 14

Language features in the acute phase of post-stroke severe aphasia could predict the outcome

Bertrand GLIZE, Marie VILLAIN, Laura RICHERT, Isabelle de GABORY, Jean M. MAZAUX, Patrick DEHAIL, Igor SIBON, Pierre A. JOSEPH


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Jul 14

Longitudinal course of depressive symptoms and anxiety after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage

Pernilla Y. ACKERMARK, Vera P. SCHEPERS, Marcel W.POST, Gabriel J. RINKEL, Patricia E. PASSIER, Johanna M. VISSER-MEILY


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Jul 13

The role of psychological well-being in Multiple Sclerosis rehabilitation

Chiara FANCIULLACCI, Sofia STRAUDI, Nino BASAGLIA, Carmelo CHISARI


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Jun 28

Rehabilitation needs in oncological patients: the On-rehab project results on patients operated for musculoskeletal tumors

Maria G. BENEDETTI, Silayan ERFE DELAYON, Marco COLANGELI, Federica PARISINI, Stefano FERRARI, Marco MANFRINI, Isabella SPRINGHETTI


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Jun 22

Mobility recovery after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair

Stefano GUMINA, Rosanna IZZO, Giovanni PINTABONA, Vittorio CANDELA, Riccardo SAVASTANO, Valter SANTILLI


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Jun 21

Lap-tray and triangular sling are no more effective than a hemi-sling in preventing shoulder subluxation in those at risk early after stroke: a randomised trial

Louise ADA, Anchalee FOONGCHOMCHEAY, Birgitta LANGHAMMER, Elisabeth PRESTON, Rosalyn STANTON, John ROBINSON, Serene PAUL, Colleen CANNING


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Jun 01

Towards proactive active living: patients with Parkinson’s disease experience of a multidisciplinary intensive rehabilitation treatment

Anna GIARDINI, Antonia PIEROBON, Simona CALLEGARI, Gabriella BERTOTTI, Marina MAFFONI, Giuseppe FRAZZITTA


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 May 12

Does adapted physical activity-based rehabilitation improve mental and physical functioning? A randomized trial

Cecilie RØE, Line PREEDE, Håkon DALEN, Erik BAUTZ-HOLTER, Astrid NYQUIST, Leiv SANDVIK, Martin SAEBU


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 May 10

Relationship between neuromuscular and perceived fatigue and locomotor performance in patients with multiple sclerosis

Sophie HAMEAU, Raphael ZORY, Christophe LATRILLE, Nicolas ROCHE, Djamel BENSMAIL


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 May 04

Postoperative rehabilitation for chronic subdural hematoma in the elderly. An observational study focusing on balance, ambulation and discharge destination

Ettore CARLISI, Lucia FELTRONI, Carmine TINELLI, Mariarosaria VERLOTTA, Paolo GAETANI, Elena DALLA TOFFOLA


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Apr 06

Comparison between two functional mobility scales for Parkinson's disease directly applied to physical therapy practice: cross-cultural adaptation and measurement properties

Alessandra SWAROWSKY, Mariana PALLA SANTOS, Bruna A. DA SILVA, Angelica C. OVANDO, Jocemar ILHA


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Mar 22

Can pelvic floor muscle training improve quality of life in men with mild to moderate post-stroke and lower urinary tract symptoms? A randomised, controlled and single-blinded trial

Sigrid TIBAEK, Gunvor GARD, Christian DEHLENDORFF, Helle IVERSEN, Fin BIERING-SOERENSEN, Rigmor JENSEN


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Jan 28

Point-of-care ultrasonography in a physiatric foot clinic

Se W. LEE, Dennis D. J. KIM, Phuong LE, Mathew N. BARTELS, Mooyeon OH-PARK


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Jan 15

Patient- specific interface pressure case study at transradial prosthetic socket: comparison trials between ICRC polypropylene socket and air splint socket

Nasrul A. ABD RAZAK, Noor Azuan ABU OSMAN, Sadeeq A. ALI, Hossein GHOLIZADEH


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2016 Jan 15

Rehabilitation, clinical outcome and return to sporting activities after posterolateral elbow instability: a systematic review

Sven REUTER, Philipp PROIER, Andreas IMHOFF, Andreas LENICH


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2015 Feb 05

Disability and length of stay of hospitalized older adults experiencing adverse events in postacute rehabilitation care: a prospective observational study

Medina-­Mirapeix F., Gacto-­Sánchez M., Navarro-­Pujalte E., Escolar-­Reina P.


European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2014 Oct 09

Treatment outcome of visual feedback training in an adult patient with habitual toe walking

Pelykh O., Klein A.-M., Feist-­Pagenstert I., Schlick C., Ilmberger J.


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