WCPT Outstanding Presentation Awards

The following awards for outstanding abstracts and presentations were made at WCPT Congress 2017. Judging was based on a combined assessment of abstract and presentation quality.

WCPT outstanding platform presentation awards

Maxi Miciak (Canada)

Demonstrating Physiotherapy Research Makes A Difference: A Framework For Evaluating Research Impact (SI-PLR5-788)

Wendy F. Bower (Australia)

Development Of Tango, A Novel Screening Tool To Identify Co-Existing Causes Of Nocturia (RR-PLSoA-604)

WCPT outstanding poster presentation awards

Isabelle Demers (Canada)

Current Recommended Practices For Teaching And Adapting Physical Activity For Children With Developmental Coordination Disorder: A Scoping Review (RR-PO-12-02-TUE)

Elisabeth Westerdahl (Sweden)

Inspiratory Muscle Training In High-Risk Patients Following Lung Cancer Surgery (RR-PO-01-12-MON)

WCPT outstanding platform presentation award: early career researcher

Dalia Alemam (Australia)

The Pain Behaviour Scale (Pabs): Reliability And Construct Validity In A Chronic Low Back Pain Population (RR-PL-448)

Susan Lee King Yuan (Brazil)

Development Of A Mobile Application To Promote Self-Care In Brazilian Patients With Fibromyalgia (SI-PL-1081)

WCPT outstanding poster presentation award: early career researcher

Paula R. Camargo (Brazil)

Pain Catastrophizing In Patients With Shoulder Pain (RR-PO-08-04-MON)

Mohit Arora (Australia)

A Telephone-Based Version Of The Spinal Cord Injury Secondary Conditions Scale: A Reliability And Validity Study (RR-PO-08-19-TUE)

WCPT outstanding platform presentation award: Africa region

Dawn Verna Ernstzen (South Africa)

An Innovative Approach To Develop A Contextualised Clinical Practice Guideline For The Management Of Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain In South Africa (RR-PLR5-1816)

Niri Naidoo (South Africa)

Childhood Obesity In Children With Intellectual Disabilities: Are We A Step Ahead? (RR-PLSoA-2146)

WCPT outstanding poster presentation award: Africa region

Samuel Koranteng Kwakye (Ghana)

Barriers To Evidence-Based Physiotherapy Practice For Stroke Survivors In Ghana (RR-PO-09-13-TUE)

Ajediran Idowu Bello (Ghana)

Level Of Fitness Among Selected Students Of A Tertiary Health Care Institution In Ghana (RR-PO-04-18-SUN)

WCPT outstanding platform presentation award: Asia Western Pacific region

Taryn Jones (Australia)

Barriers Impacting On Participation In Physical Activity For Children With Osteogenesis Imperfecta: A Study Of Child And Parent Perspectives (RR-PL-1767)

Haxby Abbott (New Zealand)

Cost-Effectiveness Of Exercise Therapy And/Or Manual Therapy For Hip Or Knee Osteoarthritis: 2-Year Follow-Up Of A Randomized Controlled Trial (RR-PLSoA-1823)

WCPT outstanding poster presentation award: Asia Western Pacific region

Joanne V. Glinsky (Australia)

Massive Open Online Courses (Mooc): Are They Useful For Teaching Physiotherapy Students About Spinal Cord Injuries? (SI-PO-03-17-TUE)

Simone O'Shea (Australia)

Exercise In Multiple Pregnancy: Advice Given By Health Professionals (A Pilot Study) (RR-PO-16-14-TUE)

WCPT outstanding platform presentation award: European region

Annelie Gutke (Sweden)

The Severity And Impact Of Pelvic Girdle Pain And Low Back Pain In Pregnancy In Us, Uk, Norway And Sweden (RR-PLSoA-867)

Corelien Kloek (Netherlands)

Blended Intervention With Reduced Face-To-Face Contact And Usual Physiotherapy Show Similar Effectiveness In Patients With Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial (RR-PLSoA-1142)

WCPT outstanding poster presentation award: European region

Matteo Pirinu (Italy)

Muscle Strengthening In Cerebral Palsy: An Individualized And Intensive Training Program Improves Functional Activities. A Multicenter, Single-Blind, Clinical Trial (RR-PO-12-12-MON)

Sebastian Buck (Sweden)

Development Of A New Functional Test Targeting Proprioceptive Ability Of The Knee For Evaluation Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury (RR-PO-16-17-MON)

WCPT outstanding platform presentation award: North America Caribbean region

Ellen Costello (United States)

A Novel Divided-Attention Stepping Intervention For Community-Dwelling Older Adults With Fall Risk (RR-PLSoA-2094)

Helen Johnson (Canada)

Using A Business Intelligence Data Analytics Solution To Improve Regional Hip Fracture Care Processes And Patient Outcomes In Ontario, Canada (SI-PLSoA-1752)

WCPT outstanding poster presentation award: North America Caribbean region

Patty Solomon (Canada)

Collaborative Development Of An Online Educational Resource On Rehabilitation For People Living With Hiv (RR-PO-11-10-SUN)

Jean-Sébastien Roy (Canada)

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation To Enhance Rehabilitation In Individuals With Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy: A Triple-Blind Randomized Control Trial (RR-PO-14-12-MON)

WCPT outstanding platform presentation award: South America region

Maria Elisa Pimentel Piemotne (Brazil)

Improvement In Gait And Balance After Virtual Reality Training In People With Parkinson Depends On Physiotherapist Intervention: Randomized Clinical Trial (RR-PLSoA-1915)

Paula Camila Ramírez (Colombia)

Physical Activity In Outdoor Gym Users In Bucaramanga, Colombia (RR-PLR5-2159)

WCPT outstanding poster presentation award: South America region

Flávia A Carvalho (Brazil)

Is Fear Of Movement Associated With Physical Activity Measures In Chronic Non-Specific Low Back Pain? (RR-PO-01-20-TUE)

Maria Socorro Simões (Brazil)

Measurement Properties Of The Life-Space Assessment Questionnaire Administrated In Older Adults With Copd (RR-PO-10-18-MON)

 

WCPT subgroup outstanding poster presentation awards

A number of WCPT Subgroups also presented awards for outstanding abstracts and poster presentations in their clinical areas.

International Confederation of Cardiorespiratory Physical Therapists (ICCrPT)

Anri Human (South Africa)

Inspiratory Muscle Training For Children And Adolescents With Neuromuscular Diseases: A Systematic Review (RR-PO-01-05-MON)

International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT)

Tiziana Lunardi (United Kingdom)

Does Strength Correlate With Pain And Function In People With Joint Hypermobility Syndrome? (RR-PO-05-19-TUE)

International Organisation of Physical Therapists in Paediatrics (IOPTP)

Michail Strigkos (Greece)

The Effectiveness Of Functional Approach In Gross Motor Function Of Children With Cerebral Palsy: Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis (RR-PO-13-01-SUN)

International Organization of Physical Therapists in Women's Health (IOPTWH)

Helena Luginbuehl (Switzerland)

Involuntary Reflexive Versus Standard Voluntary Pelvic Floor Muscle Training: Rct Protocol Testing A New Therapy Concept For Stress Urinary Incontinence (SI-PO-16-14-SUN)

International Association of Physical Therapists working with Older People (IPTOP)

Sylvia Sunde (Norway)

Mobility And Muscle Strength After Hip Fracture (RR-PO-11-04-SUN)

 

PEDro award for the best report of a randomised controlled trial

Karin Valkenet (Netherlands)

Preoperative Inspiratory Muscle Training To Reduce Pneumonia After Esophagectomy: The Results Of The Prepare Study, An International Multicenter Rct (RR-PLR5-2003)