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Musculoskeletal radiology teaching at a UK medical school-do we need to improve? (2018)
Journal Article
Marino, K., Merrick, D., Edwards, K., & Pratten, M. (2018). Musculoskeletal radiology teaching at a UK medical school-do we need to improve?. Anatomical Sciences Education,

The United Kingdom is currently facing crisis due to a shortage of radiology consultants despite ever‐increasing demand for medical imaging. The specifics of how best to teach radiology has generated increasing interest. This study aims to determine... Read More

Focus group or individual interviews for exploring children's health behaviour: the example of physical activity (2018)
Journal Article
Woolley, K., Edwards, K. L., & Glazebrook, C. (2018). Focus group or individual interviews for exploring children's health behaviour: the example of physical activity. Advances in Pediatric Research, 5(2), 1-10. doi:10.24105/apr.2018.5.11

Background: Children's health behaviours affect their current and future health. An appreciation of children’s perceptions regarding these behaviours can inform health promotion initiatives. Focus groups and individual interviews have increasingly be... Read More

Running and knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis (2016)
Journal Article
Timmins, K. A., Batt, M. E., & Edwards, K. L. (2017). Running and knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 45(6), doi:10.1177/0363546516657531. ISSN 0363-5465

Background: Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic condition characterized by pain, impaired function, and reduced quality of life. A number of risk factors for knee OA have been identified, such as obesity, occupation, and injury. The association between... Read More

Athletic population with spondylolysis: review of outcomes following surgical repair or conservative management (2016)
Journal Article
Panteliadis, P., Nagra, N. S., Edwards, K. L., Behrbalk, E., & Boszczyk, B. (2016). Athletic population with spondylolysis: review of outcomes following surgical repair or conservative management. Global Spine Journal, 6(6), doi:10.1055/s-0036-1586743. ISSN 2192-5682

Objective The study aims to critically review the outcomes associated with the surgical repair or conservative management of spondylolysis in athletes. Methods The English literature listed in MEDLINE/PubMed was reviewed to identify related... Read More

Validation of spatial microsimulation models: a proposal to adopt the Bland-Altman method
Journal Article
Timmins, K. A., & Edwards, K. L. (in press). Validation of spatial microsimulation models: a proposal to adopt the Bland-Altman method. ISSN 1747-5864

Model validation is recognised as crucial to microsimulation modelling. However, modellers encounter difficulty in choosing the most meaningful methods to compare simulated and actual values. The aim of this paper is to introduce and demonstrate a me... Read More