Nuno Cordeiro | Portugal

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

Nuno Cordeiro

Department of Physical Therapy, Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal


  • Research   
    The Influence of Kinesiophobia on Clinical Practice in Physical Therapy: An Integrative Literature Review
    Author(s): Beatriz Castanho*, Nuno Cordeiro and Vítor Pinheira

    Objective: To analyze how kinesiophobia influences clinical practice in physiotherapy through an integrative analysis of the literature of several published articles. Design: An integrative literature review. Methods: Integrative literature review conducted at the Pedro, b-on, PubMed, Cochrane, and Research Gate databases, using the descriptors physiotherapy, physical therapy, and kinesiophobia between May and June 2019. Articles on the physiotherapist’s work with kinesiophobia, available in full-text, in English, Portuguese or Spanish, with a 10-year publication restriction, were searched. Results: Ultimately, a total of 15 articles fulfilled all inclusion criteria and were selected for the integrative literature review. Conclusion: Kinesiophobia is a frequent condition in many musculoskeletal conditions. Is it a concept that has been increasingly studied and approached, recogn.. Read More»

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