Scholarly papers and presentations by staff in the Health Sciences and Medicine Faculty


Documents from 2014

T helper cell cytokine profiles after endurance exercise, Michael Kakanis, Jonathan Peake, Michael Simmonds, Bon Gray, and Sonja Marshall-Gradisnik

The effect of recombinant human growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor-1 on the mitochrondrial function and viability of peripheral blood mononuclear cells in-vitro, James Keane, Lotti Tajouri, and Bon Gray


A prospective evaluation of missed injuries in trauma patients, before and after formalising the trauma tertiary survey, Gerben Keijzers, Don Campbell, Jeffrey Hooper, Nerolie F. Bost, Julia Crilly, Michael Steele, Chris del Mar, and Leo M.G. Geeraedts Jr.

Testosterone suppresses the expression of regulatory enzymes of fatty acid synthesis and protects against hepatic steatosis in cholesterol-fed androgen deficient mice, Daniel Kelly, Joanne Nettleship, Samia Akhtar, Samia Akhtar, Vakkat Muraleedharan, Donna Sellers, Jonathan Brooke, David McLaren, Kevin Channer, and T Hugh-Jones

Book Shelf [Review of the book Exercise for frail elders (2nd ed)], Justin Keogh

Kinematics of shot-put, discus and javelin throwing in paralympic athletes, Justin Keogh and Brendan Burkett


Preliminary Kinematic Gait Analysis of a Strongman Event: The Farmers Walk., Justin Keogh, Anthony Kattan, Scott Logan, James Bensley, Che Muller, and Linda Powell


Objective benefits, participant perceptions and retention rates of a New Zealand community-based, older-adult exercise programme, Justin Keogh, John Rice, Denise Taylor, and Andrew Kilding


Physical and psychosocial function in residential aged-care elders: Effect of nintendo wii sports games, J. W. L. Keogh, N. Power, L. Wooller, P. Lucas, and C. Whatman

The effect of nutrition intervention in lung cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy: A systematic review, Nicole Kiss, Meinir Krishnasamy, and Liz Isenring

Practical applications of biomechanical principles in resistance training: Neuromuscular factors and relationships, Jason Lake, Paul A. Swinton, and Justin Keogh

Shoulder pain in primary care part 2: Predictors of clinical outcome to 12 months, Mark Laslett, Michael Steele, Wayne Hing, Peter J. McNair, and Angela Cadogan

Shoulder pain patients in primary care Part 1: Clinical outcomes over 12 months following standardized diagnostic workup, corticosteroid injections, and community based care, Mark Laslett, Michael Steele, Wayne Hing, Peter J. McNair, and Angela Cadogan


PRImary care Streptococcal Management (PRISM) study: in vitro study, diagnostic cohorts and a pragmatic adaptive randomised controlled trial with nested qualitative study and cost-effectiveness study, Paul Little, F. D. R. Hobbs, Michael Moore, David Mant, Ian Williamson, Cliodna McNulty, Gemma Lasseter, Edith Y. Cheng, Geraldine Leydon, Lisa McDermott, David Turner, Rafael Pinedo-Villanueva, James Raftery, Paul Glasziou, and Mark Mullee

DNA barcoding of freshwater fishes and the development of a quantitative qPCR assay for the species-specific detection and quantification of fish larvae from plankton samples, William Loh, P Bond, Kevin Ashton, David Roberts, and I.R. Tibbetts

Biomedical research: Increasing value, reducing waste, Malcolm Macleod, Susan Michie, Ian Roberts, Ulrich Dirnagl, Iain Chalmers, John Ioannidis, Rustam Salman, An Wen Chan, and Paul Glasziou

Community pharmacy as a setting for public health nutrition action: Australian nutritionists, Judith Maher, John Lowe, and Roger Hughes

Understanding community pharmacy intervention practice: Lessons from intervention researchers, Judith Maher, John Lowe, Roger Hughes, and Claire Anderson

The contribution of clinical placement to nutrition and dietetics competency development: A student-centred approach, Judith Maher, Fiona Pelly, Elizabeth Swanepoel, and Roger Hughes


Can ginger ameliorate chemotherapy-induced nausea? Protocol of a randomized double blind, placebo-controlled trial, Wolfgang Marx, A McCarthy, Karin Reid, Luis Vitetta, D McKavanagh, Damien Thomson, Avni Sali, and Elizabeth Isenring

Reductions in C-Reactive protein in older adults with type 2 diabetes are related to improvements in body composition following a randomized controlled trial of resistance training, Yorgi Mavros, Shelley Kay, Kylie Simpson, Michael Baker, Yi Wang, Ren Zhao, Jacinda Meiklejohn, Mike Climstein, Anthony J. O'Sullivan, Nathan de Vos, Bernhard T. Baune, Steven Blair, David Simar, Keiron Rooney, Nalin Singh, and M. A. Fiatarone Singh

Adherence to treatment in bronchiectasis: A challenge that physiotherapists can’t ignore, Amanda McCullough and Judy Bradley


Molecular mechanisms underlying the effects of statins in the central nervous system, Amelia J. McFarland, Shailendra Anoopkumar-Dukie, Devindar Arora, Gary D. Grant, Catherine M. McDermott, Anthony V. Perkins, and Andrew K. Davey

How we "breathed life" into problem-based learning cases using a mobile application, Michelle Mclean, Victoria Brazil, and Patricia Johnson

Medical educators working abroad: A pilot study of educators' experiences in the Middle East, Michelle Mclean, Judy McKimm, and Stella Major

Clinical features, management and prognosis of multifocal primary bone lymphoma: a retrospective study of the international extranodal lymphoma study group (the IELSG 14 study), Carlo Messina, Andres Ferreri, Silvia Govi, Marta Bruno-Ventre, Elias Gracia- Medina, David Porter, John Radford, Dae Heo, Hee Y. Park, Barbara Pro, Jayasingham Jayamohan, Carlo Visco, Lydia Scarfo, Emmanuele Zucca, Mary Gospodarowicz, and David H.R. Christie

Redesigning workflow and staff competencies to deal with staff shortages in a regional laboratory, Jeff Milburn, Peter Turner, Sue Kehrer, and Tony Badrick


Is there sufficient evidence for tuning fork tests in diagnosing fractures?, Kayalvili Mungunthan, Jenny Doust, Bodo Kurz, and Paul Glasziou

The serious and ongoing issue of needlestick in Australian healthcare settings, Cathryn Murphy

Current guidelines poorly address multimorbidity: Pilot of the interaction matrix method, Christiane Muth, Hanna Kirchner, Marjan van den Akker, Martin Scherer, and Paul Glasziou


The Ariadne principles: How to handle multimorbidity in primary care consultations., Christiane Muth, Marjan van den Akker, Jeanet Blom, Christian Mallen, Justine Rochon, Francois Schellevis, Annette Becker, Martin Beyer, Jochen Gensichen, Hanna Kirchner, Rafael Perera, Alexandra Prados-Torres, Martin Scherer, Ulrich Thiem, Hendrik van den Bussche, and Paul Glasziou


Movement orientated training for tactical personnel, R. Orr


Optimizing the conditioning of new recruits, R. Orr


Tactical Athletes, their profile, their injuries and their recovery, Robin M. Orr


Load Carriage: An integrated risk management approach., Robin M. Orr


The Use of Ability Based Training in Police Force Recruits, Robin M. Orr, M. Stierli, and Kelsie Ford

Reported load carriage injuries of the Australian Army soldier, Rob Orr, Venerina Johnston, Julia Coyle, and Rodney Pope

Effect of timing of pharmaconutrition (immunonutrition) administration on outcomes of elective surgery for gastrointestinal malignancies: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Emma Osland, Md Belal Hossain, Shahjahan Khan, and Muhammed Ashraf Memon

Written information for patients on the use of antibiotics in acute upper respiratory infections in primary care, Jack O'Sullivan, Robert Harvey, Amanda McCullough, and Paul Glasziou


Clinical properties of a novel, glistening-free, single-piece, hydrophobic acrylic IOL, Mark Packer, Mohan Rajan, Edoardo Ligabue, and Peter Heiner


General practitioner's views on the role of pedometers in health promotion, Asmita Patel, Gregory S. Kolt, Grant M. Schofield, and Justin Keogh

Falling through the cracks: New zealand prostate cancer survivors’ experiences and views regarding PSA testing, Asmita Patel, Roderick D. MacLeod, Jonathan Masters, and Justin Keogh


A multifaceted quality improvement intervention for CVD risk management in Australian primary healthcare: a protocol for a prcoess evaluation, Bindu Patel, Anushka Patel, Stephen Jan, Tim Usherwood, Mark F. Harris, Katie Panaretto, Nick Zwar, Julie Redfern, Jesse Jansen, Jenny A. Doust, and David Peiris


A delphi survey to determine how educational interventions for evidence-based practice should be reported: Stage 2 of the development of a reporting guideline, Anna Phillips, Lucy Lewis, Maureen McEvoy, James Galipeau, Paul Glasziou, Marilyn Hammick, David Moher, Julie Tilson, and Marie Williams


A systematic review of how studies describe educational interventions for evidence-based practice: Stage 1 of the development of a reporting guideline, Anna Phillips, Lucy Lewis, Maureen McEvoy, James Galipeau, Paul Glasziou, Marilyn Hammick, David Moher, Julie Tilson, and Marie Williams

Clinical prediction rules in practice: review of clinical guidelines and survey of GPs, Annette Pluddermann, Emma Wallace, Clare Bankhead, Claire Keogh, Danielle Van der Windt, Daniel Lasserson, Rose Galvin, Ivan Moschetti, Karen Kearley, Kirsty O'Brien, Sharon Sanders, Susan Mallett, Uriell Malanda, Matthew Thompson, Tom Fahey, and Richard Stevens


The safety of intravitreal bevacizumab monotherapy in adult ophthalmic conditions: Systematic review, Edith Poku, John Rathbone, Ruth Wong, Emma Everson-Hock, Munira Essat, Abdullah Pandor, and Allan Wailoo

Regulating "Nirvana": Sustainable surf tourism in a climate of increasing regulation, Jess Ponting and Danny O'Brien

The thyroid foramen: A systematic review and surgical considerations, Athanasios Raikos and George K. Paraskevas

How useful is YouTube in learning heart anatomy?, Athanasios Raikos and Pasan Waidyasekara


Better duplicate detection for systematic reviewers: evaluation of systematic review assistamt-Deduplication module, John Rathbone, Matt Carter, Tammy Hoffmann, and Paul Glasziou

Community integration after traumatic brain injury: A systematic review of the clinical implications of measurement and service provision for older adults, Linda Ritchie, Valerie Wright-St Clair, Justin Keogh, and Marion Gray

Citation networks of related trials are often disconnected: Implications for bidirectional citation searches, Karen Robinson, Adam Dunn, Guy Tsafnat, and Paul Glasziou

International framework for examination of the cervical region for potential of cervical arterial dysfunction prior to orthopaedic manual therapy intervention, Alison Rushton, Darren Rivett, Lisa Carlesso, Timothy Flynn, Wayne Hing, and Roger Kerry


A community jury on PSA screening: What do well-informed men want the government to do about prostate cancer screening - A qualitative analysis, Lucie Rychetnik, Jenny Doust, Rae Thomas, Robert A. Gardiner, Geraldine Mackenzie, and Paul Glasziou

Increasing value and reducing waste in biomedical research regulations and management, Rustam Salman, Elaine Beller, Jonathan Kagan, Elina Hemminki, Robert Phillips, Julian Savulescu, Malcolm Macleod, Janet Wisely, and Iain Chalmers

Inhibitors to host community participation in sustainable tourism development in developing countries, Akhmad Saufi, Danny O'Brien, and Hugh Wilkins

Profiling elite stand up paddle boarders, Ben Schram, Wayne Hing, Michael Climstein, and Joe Walsh

Energy gap in the aetiology of body weight gain and obesity: A challenging concept with a complex evaluation and pitfalls, Yves Schutz, Nuala Byrne, Abdul Dulloo, and Andrew Hills

Synthesis, screening and docking of small heterocycles as glycogen phosphorylase inhibitors, Stephanie Schweiker, Wendy Loughlin, Anna Lohning, Maria Petersson, and Ian Jenkins

Nutrition capacity development: a practice framework, Roger Shrimpton, Roger Hughes, Elisabetta Recine, John Mason, David Sanders, Geoffrey Marks, and Barrie Margetts

A survey of haematology reference intervals, Leanne Sinclair, Sara Hall, and Tony Badrick


Luminal DMSO: Effects on Detrusor and Urothelial/Lamina Propria Function, Katrina Smith, Russ Chess-Williams, and Catherine M. McDermott

Attracting and retaining club members in times of changing societies: The case of cycling in Australia, Popi Sotiriadou, Pamela Wicker, and Shayne Quick

Practitioner consenus on the determinants of capacity building practice in high-income countries, Elizabeth Swanepoel, Ann Fox, and Roger Hughes

Practical applications of biomechanical principles in resistance training: The use of bands and chains, Paul A. Swinton, Justin Keogh, and Jason Lake

Regression models of sprint, vertical jump, and change of direction performance, Paul A. Swinton, Ray Lloyd, Justin Keogh, Ioannis Agouris, and Arthur D. Stewart

Bayesian approach to guide termination of retrospective retesting after detection of a systematic quality control failure, Chin Hon Tan, Guanghua Han, Tze Ping Loh, and Tony Badrick

Development and validation of the emergency department assessment of chest pain score and 2h accelerated diagnostic protocol, Martin Than, Dylan Flaws, Sharon Sanders, Jenny Doust, Paul Glasziou, Jeffrey Kline, Sally Aldous, Richard Troughton, Christopher Reid, William Parsonage, Christopher Frampton, Jaimi Greenslade, Joanne Deely, Erik Hess, Amr Bin Sadiq, Rose Singleton, Rosie Shopland, Laura Vercoe, Morgana Woolhouse-Williams, Michael Ardagh, P. Bossuyt, Laura Bannister, and Louise Cullen

Quality of life outcomes in surgically treated adult scoliosis patients: a systematic review, Jennifer Theis, Paul Gerdhem, and Allan Abbott

Identified health concerns and changes in management resulting from the healthy kids check in two queensland practices, Rae Thomas, Jenny A. Doust, Kartik Vasan, Bianca Rajapakse, Leanne McGregor, Evan Ackermann, and Chris del Mar


Deliberative democracy and cancer screening consent: A randomised control trial of the effect of a community jury on men's knowledge about and intentions to participate in PSA screening, Rae Thomas, Paul Glasziou, Lucie Rychetnik, Geraldine Mackenzie, Robert A. Gardiner, and Jenny A. Doust

Clinical research priorities in emergency medicine. Results of a consensus meeting and development of a weighting method for assessment of clinical research policies, Ogilvie Thom, Gerben Keijzers, Suzanne Davies, David Taylor, Jonathan Knott, and Paul Middleton


Clinical decision-making tools: how effective are they in improving the quality of health care?, Lyndal Trevana, Kirsten McCaffery, Glenn Salkeld, Paul Glasziou, Chris del Mar, Jenny A. Doust, and Tammy Hoffmann


Systematic review automation technologies, Guy Tsafnat, Paul Glasziou, Miew Keen Choong, Adam Dunn, Filippo Galgani, and Enrico Coiera


Systemic corticosteroids for acute sinusitis (Review), Roderick P. Venekamp, Matthew J. Thompson, Gail Hayward, Carl J. Heneghan, Chris del Mar, Rafael Perera, Paul Glasziou, and Maroeska Rovers

Dual computer monitors to increase efficiency of conducting systematic reviews, Zhen Wang, Nori Asi, Tarig Elraiyah, Abd Dabrh, Chaitanya Undavalli, Paul Glasziou, Victor Montori, and M. Hassan Murad

The time course of in vivo recovery of transverse strain in high-stress tendons following exercise., Scott Wearing, James Smeathers, Sue L. Hooper, Simon Locke, Craig Purdam, and Jill Cook

Consumers’ questions about antipsychotic medication: Revealing safety concerns and the silent voices of young men, Rianne Weersink, Katja Taxis, Treasure McGuire, and Miere van Driel


Awareness, agreement, adoption and adherence to type 2 diabetes mellitus guidelines: A survey of indonesian primary care physician, Indah Widyahening, Yolanda van der Graaf, Pradana Soewondo, Paul Glasziou, and Geert van der Heijden

Quality and reporting of publications by Indonesian researchers: a literature survey, Indah Widyahening, Grace Wangge, Siti Saldi, Bony Lestari, Lika Apriani, Sudigdo Sastroasmoro, Yolanda van der Graaf, and Geert van der Heijden

Scatter of orthopaedic research: can orthopods stay up‐to‐date with research?, Lahann Wijenayake, Sophie Conroy, Douglas Turner, Sarah Thorning, and Paul Glasziou

A biomechanical analysis of the farmers walk, and comparison with the deadlift and unloaded walk., Paul W. Winwood, John B. Cronin, Scott Brown, and Justin Keogh

How coaches use strongman implements in strength and conditioning practice, Paul W. Winwood, John B. Cronin, Justin Keogh, Mike Dudson, and Nicholas Gill

Retrospective injury epidemiology of strongman athletes, Paul W. Winwood, Patricia A. Hume, John B. Cronin, and Justin Keogh

Predictors of rural practice location for James Cook University MBBS graduates at postgraduate year 5, Torres Woolley, Tarun Sen Gupta, Richard Murray, and Richard Hays

The physiology of strongman training, Colm Woulfe, Nigel K. Harris, Justin Keogh, and Matthew Wood

The lived experience of physically active older prostate cancer survivors on androgen deprivation therapy, Valerie Wright-St Clair, Wanda Malcolm, and Justin Keogh

Documents from 2013


CONTRAIS: CONservative TReatment for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: a randomised controlled trial, Allan Abbott, Hans Moller, and Paul Gerdhem

Malnutrition and poor food intake are associated with prolonged hospital stay, frequent readmissions, and greater in-hospital mortality: Results from the nutrition care day survey 2010., Ekta Agarwal, Maree Ferguson, Merrilyn Banks, Marijka Batterham, Judith Bauer, Sandra Capra, and Elizabeth Isenring

An exploratory study to evaluate whether medical nutrition therapy can improve dietary intake in hospital patients who eat poorly, Ekta Agarwal, Maree Ferguson, Merrilyn Banks, Judith Bauer, Sandra Capra, and Elizabeth Isenring

Nanospiderwebs: Artificial 3D extracellular matrix from nanofibers by novel clinical grade electrospinning for stem cell delivery, Mohammad Alamein, Qin Liu, Sebastien Stephens, Stuart Skabo, Frauke Warnke, Robert Bourke, Peter Heiner, and Patrick H. Warnke

Mass production of nanofibrous extracellular matrix with controlled 3D morphology for large-scale soft-tissue regeneration, Mohammad Alamein, Sebastien Stephens, Qin Liu, Stuart Skabo, and Patrick H. Warnke

Return to sport in australian football league footballers after hip arthroscopy and midterm outcome, Tomas Amenabar and John O'Donnell

Intern underperformance is detected more frequently in emergency medicine rotations, Narelle Aram, Victoria Brazil, Lorna Davin, and Jaimi Greenslade


Unique transcriptional profile of sustained ligand-activated preconditioning in pre- and post-ischemic myocardium, Kevin J. Ashton, Amanda Tupicoff, Grant Williams-Pritchard, Can J. Kiessling, Louise S. See Hoe, John Patrick Headrick, and Jason N. Peart

Cracks in problem based learning: What is your action plan?, Samy A. Azer, Michelle Mclean, Hirotaka Onishi, Masami Tagawa, and Albert Scherpbier

Changing the way referring general practitioners request urinary albumin studies, Tony Badrick, Peter Hobson, and Damien Langguth


The uncertainty of the eGFR, Tony Badrick and Peter Turner

Reflections on meta-analyses involving trials stopped early for benefit: Is there a problem and if so, what is it?, Dirk Bassler, Victor Montori, Matthias Briel, Paul Glasziou, Stephen Walter, Tim Ramsay, and Gordon Guyatt