Physical activity in hospital following total hip replacement : an objective analysis

Jeldi, AJ, Grant, PM, Granat, MH ORCID:, McDonald, DA, Deakin, AH and Stansfield, BW 2014, 'Physical activity in hospital following total hip replacement : an objective analysis' , Gait & Posture, 39 (sup 1) , S96-S97.

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Introduction and aim: Total hip replacement (THR) aims to reduce pain and disability [1]. However in the long term, even in the absence of pain, there is reduced muscle strength, postural stability and flexibility [2]. Enhanced Recovery Programmes (ERP) [3] for THR patients are rehabilitation pathways designed to optimise recovery. The aim of this study was to understand the recovery patterns associated with the ERP and THR. As part of the outcomes of a longitudinal study, the results of the objective assessment of patient's physical activity immediately after THR surgery whilst still in hospital are reported.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society > Centre for Health Sciences Research
Journal or Publication Title: Gait & Posture
Publisher: Elsevier
ISSN: 0966-6362
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Funders: Non funded research
Depositing User: MH Granat
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2015 15:48
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2022 20:01

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