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Forming norms: informing diagnosis and management in sports medicine (2015)
Journal Article
Baldwin, J. N., McKay, M. J., Hiller, C. E., Nightingale, E. J., Moloney, N., Vanicek, N., …Burns, J. (2015). Forming norms: informing diagnosis and management in sports medicine. British journal of sports medicine, 49(19), 1226-1227. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2014-094489

Clinicians aim to identify abnormalities, and distinguish harmful from harmless abnormalities. In sports medicine, measures of physical function such as strength, balance and joint flexibility are used as diagnostic tools to identify causes of pain a... Read More

1000 Norms Project: Protocol of a cross-sectional study cataloging human variation (2015)
Journal Article
Baldwin, J. N., McKay, M. J., Hiller, C. E., Nightingale, E. J., Moloney, N. A., Quinlan, K. G., …Sman, A. (2016). 1000 Norms Project: Protocol of a cross-sectional study cataloging human variation. Physiotherapy, 102(1), (50-56). doi:10.1016/j.physio.2014.12.002. ISSN 0031-9406

Background Clinical decision-making regarding diagnosis and management largely depends on comparison with healthy or ‘normal’ values. Physiotherapists and researchers therefore need access to robust patient-centred outcome measures and appropriate re... Read More