Home Fascicolo n.1/2014 Bibliografia
Idroterapia nelle patologie dell'arto inferiore
pubblicato nel Gennaio - Febbraio 2014 in Sport&Medicina - fascicolo n.1


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  2. Assis MR, Silva LE, Alves AM, et al. A randomized controlled trial of deep water running: clinical effectiveness of aquatic exercise to treat fibromyalgia. Arthritis Rheum 2006; 55(1): 57-65.

  3. Gusi N, Tomas-Carus P, Häkkinen A, Häkkinen K, Ortega-Alonso A. Exercise in waist-high warm water decreases pain and improves health-related quality of life and strength in the lower extremities in women with fibromyalgia. Arthritis Rheum 2006; 55(1): 66-73.

  4. Fransen M, Nairn L, Winstanley J, Lam P, Edmonds J. Physical activity for osteoarthritis management: a randomized controlled clinical trial evaluating hydrotherapy or Tai Chi classes. Arthritis Rheum 2007; 57(3): 407-14.

  5. Hall J, Swinkels A, Briddon J , McCabe C S. Does aquatic exercise relieve pain in adults with neurologic or musculoskeletal disease? a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Arch Phys Med Rehab 2008; 89 (5): 873-83.

  6. Arnold CM, Busch AJ, Schachter CL, Harrison EL, Olszynski WP. A randomized clinical trial of aquatic versus land exercise to improve balance, function, and quality of life in older women with osteoporosis. Physiother Can 2008;60(4): 296-306.

  7. Silva LE, Valim V, Pessanha AP, et al. Hydrotherapy versus conventional land-based exercise for the management of patients with osteoarthritis of the knee: a randomized clinical trial. Phys Ther 2008; 88(1):12-21.

  8. Bartels EM, Lund H, Hagen KB, et al. Aquatic exercise for the treatment of knee and hip osteoarthritis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2007 Oct 17;(4):CD005523.

  9. Rahmann AE, Brauer SG, Nitz JC. A specific inpatient aquatic physiotherapy program improves strength after total hip or knee replacement surgery: a randomized controlled trial. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2009; 90(5): 745-55.

  10. Tomas-Carus P, Gusi N, Hakkinen A, et al. Improvements of muscle strength predicted benefits in HRQOL and postural balance in women with fibromyalgia: an 8-month randomized controlled trial. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2009;48:1147-51.

  11. Gill SD, McBurney H, Schulz DL. Land-based versus pool-based exercise for people awaiting joint replacement surgery of the hip or knee: results of a randomized controlled trial. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2009; 90(3): 388-94.

  12. Harmer AR, Naylor JM, Crosbie J, Russell T. Land-based versus water-based rehabilitation following total knee replacement: a randomized, single-blind trial. Arthritis Rheum. 2009; 61(2):184-91.

  13. Lim JY, Tchai E, Jang SN. Effectiveness of aquatic exercise for obese patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial. PM R 2010; 2(8):723-31.

  14. Kim E, Kim T, Kang H, Lee J, Childers MK. Aquatic versus land-based exercises as early functional rehabilitation for elite athletes with acute lower extremity ligament injury: a pilot study. PM R 2010; 2(8):703-12.

  15. Avelar NC, Bastone AC, Alcântara MA, Gomes WF. Effectiveness of aquatic and non-aquatic lower limb muscle endurance training in the static and dynamic balance of elderly people. Rev Bras Fisioter 2010;14(3): 229-36.

  16. Wang TJ, Lee SC, Liang SY, et al. Comparing the efficacy of aquatic exercises and land-based exercises for patients with knee osteoarthritis. J Clin Nurs 2011; 20(17-18): 2609-22.

  17. Valtonen A, Pöyhönen T, Sipilä S, Heinonen A. Effects of aquatic resistance training on mobility limitation and lower-limb impairments after knee replacement. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2010; 91(6):833-9.

  18. Valtonen A, Pöyhönen T, Sipilä S, Heinonen A. Maintenance of aquatic training-induced benefits on mobility and lower-extremity muscles among persons with unilateral knee replacement. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2011; 92(12):1944-50.

  19. Arnold CM, Faulkner RA, Gyurcsik NC. The relationship between falls efficacy and improvement in fall risk factors following an exercise plus educational intervention for older adults with hip osteoarthritis. Physiother Can 2011; 63(4):41-420.

  20. Al-Qubaeissy KY, Fatoye FA, Goodwin PC, Yohannes AM. The effectiveness of hydrotherapy in the management of rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review. Musculoskeletal Care 2013; 11(1): 3-18.

  21. Batterham SI, Heywood S, Keating JL. Systematic review and meta-analysis comparing land and aquatic exercise for people with hip or knee arthritis on function, mobility and other health outcomes. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2011; 12:123.

  22. Hale LA, Waters D, Herbison P. Randomized controlled trial to investigate the effects of water-based exercise to improve falls risk and physical function in older adults with lower-extremity osteoarthritis. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2012; 93(1): 27-34.

  23. Liebs TR, Herzberg W, Rüther W, et al.; Multicenter Arthroplasty Aftercare Project. Multicenter randomized controlled trial comparing early versus late aquatic therapy after total hip or knee arthroplasty. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2012; 93(2): 192-9.

  24. Pozzi F, Snyder-Mackler L, Zeni J. Physical exercise after knee arthroplasty: a systematic review of controlled trials. Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 2013 Oct 30.

  25. Uthman OA, van der Windt DA, Jordan JL, et al. Exercise for lower limb osteoarthritis: systematic review incorporating trial sequential analysis and network meta-analysis. BMJ 2013; 347: f5555.

  26. Schencking M, Wilm S, Redaelli M. A comparison of Kneipp hydrotherapy with conventional physiotherapy in the treatment of osteoarthritis: a pilot trial. J Integr Med 2013; 11(1): 17-25.

  27. Bergamin M, Ermolao A, Tolomio S, et al. Water- versus land-based exercise in elderly subjects: effects on physical performance and body composition. Clin Interv Aging 2013; 8:1109-17.

  28. Waller B, Munukka M, Multanen J, et al. Effects of a progressive aquatic resistance exercise program on the biochemical composition and morphology of cartilage in women with mild knee osteoarthritis: protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2013; 14: 82.