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This page lists our most recent publications. For publications from 1986-2014, please see earlier publications.


  1. Barker KL, Heelas L, Toye F. Introducing Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to a physiotherapy led pain rehabilitation programme: An Action Research Study. Br J Pain 2016; 10:22-28.
  2. Barker KL, Minns Lowe CJ, Toye F. It is a big thing: Exploring the impact of osteoarthritis from the perspective of adults caring for parents – The sandwich generation. Musculoskeletal Care; 2016. DOI:10.1002/msc.1139
  3. Newman M, Minns Lowe CJ, Barker KL. Spinal orthoses for vertebral osteoporosis and osteoporotic vertebral fracture: A systematic review. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2016; 97: 1013-25.
  4. Toye F, Williamson E, Williams M, Fairbank J. & Lamb S. 2016. What value can qualitative research add to quantitative research design? An illustrated example from an adolescent idiopathic scoliosis trial feasibility study, Qualitative Health Research, accepted for publication (July 2016).
  5. Hamilton TW, Pistritto C, Jenkins C, Mellon SJ, Dodd CAF, Pandit HG, Murray DW. Unicompartmental knee replacement: Does the macroscopic status of the anterior cruciate ligament affect outcome?  Knee 2016 Feb 18 doi: doi:10.1016/knee.2016.01.013
  6. Ali A, Pandit H, Liddle A, Jenkins C, Mellon SJ, Dodd CAF, Murray DW.  Does activity affect the outcome of the Oxford unicompartmental knee replacement?  Available online in The Knee, January 2016 (THEKNE-D-14-00700R2).
  7. Davies L, Toye F, Barker KL. Experiences of patients who have received physiotherapy treatment for early hip OA. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation. PRS conference abstract. June 2016 vol 23, No. 6.
  8. Newman M, Minns Lowe C, Barker KL. Spinal orthoses for vertebral osteoporosis and osteoporotic vertebral fracture. A systematic review. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2016; 97:1013-25.
  9. Barker KL, Toye F, Minns Lowe CJ. A qualitative systematic review of patients’ experience of osteoporosis using meta-ethnography. Arch Osteoporos (2016) 11:33 DOI 10.1007/s11657-016-0286-z.

  10. Barker KL, Beard D, Price A, Toye F, Underwood M, Drummond A, Collins G, Dutton S, Campbell H, Kenealy N, Room J, Lamb SE. Community-based Rehabilitation after Knee Arthroplasty (CORKA): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials (2016) 17:501. DOI 10.1186/s13063-016-1629-1.

  11. Hill J, Kang S, Benedetto E, Myers H, Blackburn S, Smith S, Dunn K, Hay E, Rees J, Beard D, Glyn-Jones S, Barker KL, Ellis B, Fitzpatrick, Price A. Development and initial cohort validation of the Arthritis Research UK Musculoskeletal Health Questionnaire (MSK-HQ) for use across musculoskeletal care pathways. BMJ Open 2016;6:e012331. DOI:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012331.


  1. Toye F. 2015. Guest Editorial: Not everything that can be counted counts and not everything that counts can be counted. British Journal of Pain, 9, 7.
  2. Toye F. & Jenkins S. 2015. ‘It makes you think’ – exploring the impact of qualitative films on pain clinicians. British Journal of Pain, 9, 65-69.
  3. Toye F, Room J & Barker K. 2015. Do I really want to be going on a bloody diet? Gendered narratives in older men with painful knee osteoarthritis. Men and masculinities, under review.
  4. Ghandi V, Cooper C, Barker K. 2015. Recruitment Challenges in Physiotherapy Trials, Poster presentation at the 3rd International Clinical Trials Methodology Conference, Glasgow.
  5. Pandit H, Campi S, Hamilton TW, Pollalis S, Dada O, Jenkins C, Dodd CAF, Murray DW. Five-year experience of cementless Oxford unicompartmental knee replacement. KSSTA November 2015. DOI 10.1007/s00167-015-3879-y.
  6. Pandit H, Hamilton TW, Jenkins C, Mellon SJ, Dodd CAF, Murray DW. The clinical outcome of minimally invasive Phase 3 Oxford unicompartmental knee arthroplasty: a 15-year follow-up of 1000 UKAs. Bone Joint J November 2015 97-B: 1493-1500.
  7. Kumar V, Pandit H, Jenkins C, Borror W, Liddle A, Mellon SJ, Athanasou N, Dodd CAF,  Murray DW.  Comparison of outcomes after UKA in patients with and without chondrocalcinosis – a matched cohort study. Knee Surg, Sports, Trauma, Arthroscopy March 2015 (http://link. article/10.1007/ s00167-015-3578-8.)
  8. Artz N, Elvers K, Minns Lowe CJ, Sackley C, Jepson P, Beswick AD. Effectiveness of physiotherapy exercise following total knee replacement: Systematic review and meta-analysis.  BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2015, 16:15.
  9. Carr AJ, Cooper CD, Campbell MK, Rees JR, Moser JS, Beard DJ, et al. Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of open and arthroscopic rotator cuff repair [the UK Rotator Cuff Surgery (UKUFF) randomised trial]. Health Technol Assess 2015; 19(80).
  10. Beard D, Rees J, Rombach I, et al. The CSAW Study (Can Shoulder Arthroscopy Work?) A placebo-controlled surgical intervention trial assessing the clinical and cost effectiveness of arthroscopic subacromial decompression for shoulder pain: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials. 2015; 16:210. doi:10.1186/s13063-015-0725-y.
  11. Barker KL. How can qualitative research be utilised in the NHS when re-designing and commissioning services? Br Journal Pain 2015; 9: 70-72.
  12. Williams MA, Heine PJ, Williamson EM, Toye F, Dritsaki M, Petrou S, Crossman R, Lall R, Barker KL, Fairbank J, Harding I, Gardner A, Slowther AM, Coulson N, Lamb SE. Active treatment for idiopathic adolescent scoliosis (ACTIvATeS): a feasibility study. Health Technol Assess 2015; 19; 55: 1-242. Doi 10.3310/hta19550.
  13. Minns Lowe CJ, Davies L, Sackley CM, Barker KL. Effectiveness of land-based physiotherapy exercise following hospital discharge following hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis: an updated systematic review. Physiotherapy 2015; 101:352-65.
  14. Toye F, Seers K, Allcock N, Briggs M, Carr E, Barker KL. A synthesis of qualitative research exploring the barriers to staying in work with chronic musculoskeletal pain. Disabil Rehabil 2015 May 27: 1-7 [epub].
  15. Toye F, Jenkins S, Seers K, Barker KL. Exploring the value of qualitative research films in clinical education. BMC Medical Education. 2015, 15:214. DOI: 10.1186/s12909-015-0491-2.