Rehabilitation Science

Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018

  • Biostimulation of Knee Cartilage Using Autologous Micro-Grafts: A Preliminary Study of the Rigenera Protocol in Osteochondral Lesions of the Knee

    Agustín Dorta Fernández, Ana Baroni Luengo

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 8-12
    Received: 26 September 2017
    Accepted: 23 January 2018
    Published: 23 January 2018
    Abstract: Osteochondral pathologies are associated with cartilage loss. Autologous micro-grafts, obtained from various tissues containing mesenchymal stem cells, has proven regenerative properties in various tissues. The study included patients with osteochondral pathology not responding to conventional therapies and considered suitable for treatment with au... Show More
  • Joint Functional Screening (JFS): Movement for Optimal Health and Body Function: Perspective Clinical Examination

    Balwant Singh Bains

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 13-16
    Received: 9 January 2018
    Accepted: 25 January 2018
    Published: 12 February 2018
    Abstract: Background: Body’s locomotor system, at any given age, need to be pain-free, agile, stable and energetic, symmetrical in joint functional system and muscle power. Joint Functional Screening (JFS) is a musculo-skeletal profiling program via a systematic clinical examination with clinical reasoning of the entire human joints’ functional system, with ... Show More
  • Critical Appraisal on Randomized Factorial Trial of Falls Prevention Among Older People Living in Their Own Homes

    Nadia Mahmoud Ali Abuzied

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 17-22
    Received: 12 November 2017
    Accepted: 2 January 2018
    Published: 23 February 2018
    Abstract: Objective To test the effectiveness of, and explore interactions between, three interventions to prevent falls among older people. Design a randomized controlled trial with a full factorial design. Setting Urban community in Melbourne, Australia. Participants1090 aged 70 years and over and living at home. Most were Australian born and rated their h... Show More
  • Evaluation of Environmental Health Knowledge and Practice Among Youth Football Players in Benghazi, Libya

    Isam Denna, Mohamed H., Gawili H., Bumakthtra A., Buihjar S., Salem M., Alhassi S., Ahmed A., Gasibat Q.

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 23-27
    Received: 7 February 2018
    Accepted: 25 February 2018
    Published: 24 March 2018
    Abstract: Environmental health issues and practices are important in sport to reduce the risk of diseases occurrence and transmission. However, there is lack of a data about them among football players in Libya. This study aims to assess the environmental health knowledge and practices among youth football players in Benghazi, Libya. The study involves 182 p... Show More