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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.


  1. Weston-Simons JS, Pandit H, Kendrick BJ, Jenkins C, Barker KL, Dodd CAF, Murray DW. The mid-term outcomes of the Oxford domed lateral unicompartmental knee replacement. JBJS 2014 96,1:59-64.
  2. Simpson AHRW, Hamilton DF, Beard DJ, Barker KL, Wilton T, Hutchison JD, Tuck C, Stoddard A, Macfarlane GJ, Murray GD. Targeted rehabilitation to improve outcome after total knee replacement (TRIO): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials 2014 15:44.
  3. Barker KL, Minns Lowe CJ, Davies L. Land-based exercise in the management of hip osteoarthritis: A critical review. OA Musculoskeletal Medicine 2014 Jan 10; 2(1):1.
  4. Toye F, Seers K, Allcock N, Briggs M, Carr E, Barker KL. Meta-ethnography 25 years on: challenges and insights for synthesizing a large number of qualitative studies. BMC Med Res Methodol 2014 14 (1) 80.
  5. Minns Lowe CJ, Moser JS, Barker KL. Living with a symptomatic rotator cuff tear ‘bad days, bad nights’: a qualitative study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:228 doi; 10.1186/1471-2474-15-228.
  6. Toye F, Seers K, Barker KL. A meta-ethnography of patients’ experiences of chronic pelvic pain: struggling to construct chronic pelvic pain as ‘real’. J Adv Nurs 2014 70; 12: 2713-2727.
  7. Palmer AJ, Ayyar-Gupta V, Dutton SJ, Rombach I, Cooper CD, Pollard TC, Hollinghurst D, Taylor A, Barker KL, McNally EG, Beard DJ, Andrade AJ, Carr AJ, Glyn-Jones S. Protocol for the Femoroacetabular Impingement Trial (FAIT): a multi-centre randomised controlled trial comparing surgical and non-surgical management of femoroacetabular impingement. Bone Joint Res. 2014 Nov;3(11):321-7. doi: 10.1302/2046-3758.311.2000336.
  8. Barker KL, Heelas L, Buchanan E, Toye F. Which pain rehabilitation programme should patients with chronic back pain attend? A practical example of a service evaluation based upon implementing research findings into clinical practice. Journal of Novel Physiotherapy and Physical Rehabilitation 2014, 1 (2) 107.
  9. A Gulati, J.S Weston-Simons, D Evans, C Jenkins, H Gray, CAF Dodd, H Pandit, DW Murray.  Radiographic evaluation of factors affecting bearing dislocation in the domed lateral Oxford unicompartmental knee replacement.  The Knee. August 2014; (Epub ahead of print).
  10. Liddle AD, Pandit H, Jenkins C, Lobenhoffer P, W. Jackson WFM, Dodd CAF, Murray DW. Valgus subsidence of the tibial component in cementless Oxford unicompartmental knee replacement. Bone Joint J March 2014 96-B: 345-349.
  11. Davies L, Minns Lowe CJ, Barker KL. A comparison of three search strategies to establish which approach was most effective in identifying trials. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation. July 2014.
  12. Carr AJ, Rees JL, Ramsay CR, et al. Protocol for the United Kingdom Rotator Cuff Study (UKUFF): A randomised controlled trial of open and arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. Bone & Joint Research. 2014; 3(5):155-160. doi:10.1302/2046-3758.35.2000270.
  13. Moser JS (2014) Assessment of patients with rotator cuff pathology. Shoulder and Elbow 6, 3, 222-232.


  1. Toye F, Seers K, Allcock N, Briggs M, Carr J, Andrews J, Barker KL. ‘Trying to pin down jelly’ – exploring intuitive processes in quality assessment for meta-ethnography. BMC Med Res Methodol 2013 Mar 21; 13(1):46
  2. Barker KL, Newman MA, Hughes T, Sackley C, Pandit H, Kiran A, Murray DM. Recovery of function following hip resurfacing: a randomized controlled trial comparing an accelerated versus standard physiotherapy rehabilitation programme Clin Rehabil 2013 27: 771-84.
  3. Toye F, Seers K, Alcock N, Briggs M, Carr E, Andrews J, Barker KL. A meta-ethnography of patients’ experience of chronic non-malignant pain. Health Services and Delivery Research 2013; 1: 12. DOI 10.3310/hsdr01120.
  4. Barker KL, Reid M, Minns Lowe CJ. What does the language we use about arthritis mean to people who have osteoarthritis? A qualitative study. Disabil Rehabil 2013; May 28 [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Minns Lowe CJ, Barker KL, Murray DW, Sackley CM. Letter to the Editor: Complications of total knee arthroplasty: standardized list and definitions of the knee society. Clin Orthop Relat Res 2013 Sep 10 [Epub ahead of print].
  6. Minns Lowe CJ, Sackley CM, Murray DW, Barker KL. Reported complications following total knee arthroplasty- Do we need to reconsider what, and how, to measure and classify them? J Nov Physiother 2013; 3: 166.
  7. Toye F, Seers K, Alcock N, Briggs M. Carr E, Andrews J, Barker KL. Patients’ experiences of chronic non-malignant musculoskeletal pain: A qualitative systematic review. British Journal Gen Prac. 2013 63; 617: 641-2.
  8. Scott-Dempster C, Toye F, Barker KL. Physiotherapists’ experiences of activity pacing with people with chronic musculoskeletal pain. An interpretative phenomenological analysis. Physiotherapy Theory Prac. 2013.
  9. Pandit H, Liddle AD, Kendrick BJL, Jenkins C, Price AJ, Gill HS, Dodd CAF, Murray DW. Improved fixation in cementless unicompartmental knee replacement: five year results of a randomised controlled trial. Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Aug; 15(95): 1365-1372. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.L.01005.
  10. Liddle AD, Pandit H, Jenkins C, Price AJ, Dodd CAF, Gill HS, Murray DW. Pre-operative pain location is a poor predictor of outcome after Oxford unicompartmental knee arthroplasty at 1 and 5 years. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2013 Nov; 21(11):2421-6. doi: 10.1007/s00167-012-2211-3.
  11. Dawes H, Collett J, Meaney A, Duda J, Sackley C, Wade D, Barker KL, Izadi H. Delayed recovery of leg fatigue symptoms following a maximal exercise session in people with multiple sclerosis. Neurorehabil Neural Repair 2014; 28:139-48.
  12. Barker KL, Javaid MK, Newman MA, Minns Lowe CJ, Stallard N, Campbell H, Gandhi V, Lamb S. Physiotherapy Rehabilitation for Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture (PROVE): study protocol for an adaptive design randomized controlled trial – ISRCTN 49117867. 2013 – Trials. 2014, 15:22.DOI: 10.1186/1745-6215-15-22


  1. Toye F, Barker KL. Persistent non-specific low back pain and patients' experience of general practice: a qualitative study. Prim Health Care Res Dev. 2012; 13: 72-84.
  2. Winward C; LIFE group. Supporting community-based exercise in long-term neurological conditions: experience from the Long-term Individual Fitness Enablement (LIFE) project. Clin Rehabil. 2011 Jul; 25(7):579-87.
  3. Khan T, Jackson WF, Beard DJ, Marfin A, Ahmad M, Spacie R, Jones R, Howes S, Barker KL, Price AJ. The use of standard operating procedures in day case anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Knee. 2012; 19: 464-8.
  4. Barker KL, Jenkins C, Pandit H, Murray D. Muscle power and function two years after unicompartmental knee replacement. Knee. 2012; 19: 360-4.
  5. Minns Lowe CJ, Barker KL, Holder R, Sackley CM. Comparison of post-discharge physiotherapy versus usual care following primary total knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis: an exploratory pilot randomized clinical trial. Clin Rehabil 2012 26:629-41.
  6. Toye F, Barker KL. ‘I can’t see any reason for stopping doing anything, but I might have to do it differently’ – restoring hope to patients with persistent non-specific low back pain- a qualitative study. Disabil Rehabil 2012; 34: 894-903.
  7. Barker KL, Crystal C, Newman MA. Effect of different angles of knee flexion on leg extension power in healthy individuals. Physiotherapy 2012
  8. Newman MA, Barker KL. The effect of supported standing in adults with upper motor neurone disorders: A Systematic Review. Clin Rehabil 2012; 26: 1059-77.
  9. Grammatopoulos G, Philpott A, Reilly K, Pandit H, Barker KL, Murray DW, Gill HS. Flexion following hip resurfacing and factors that influence it. Hip Int 2012; 22: 266-73.
  10. Sarah-Trial-Team, Adams J, Bridle C, Dosanjh S, Heine P, Lamb S, E Lord J, McConkey C, Nichols V, Toye F, Underwood MR, Williams MA. & Williamson EM. 2012. Strengthening and stretching for rheumatoid arthritis of the hand (sarah): design of a randomised controlled trial of a hand and upper limb exercise intervention - isrctn89936343. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 13, open access.
  11. Murray DW, Pandit H, Weston-Simons JS, Jenkins C, Gill HS, Lombardi AV, Dodd CAF, Berend KR. Does body mass index affect the outcome of unicompartmental knee replacement? Knee. 2013 Dec;20(6):461-5. doi: 10.1016/j.knee.2012.09.017.
  12. Boissonneault A, Pandit H, Pegg E, Jenkins C, Gill HS, Dodd CAF, Gibbons CL, Murray DW. No difference in survivorship after unicompartmental knee arthroplasty with or without an intact anterior cruciate ligament. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2013 Nov; 21(11):2480-6. doi: 10.1007/s00167-012-2101-8. Epub 2012 Jul 11.


  1. Minns Lowe CJ, Wilson MS, Sackley CM, Barker KL. Blind outcome assessment: the development and use of procedures to maintain and describe blinding in a pragmatic physiotherapy rehabilitation trial. Clinical Rehabilitation 2011 25 (3); 264-74.
  2. Collett J, Dawes H, Meaney A, Sackley C, Barker KL, Wade D, Izardi H, Bateman J, Duda J, Buckingham E. Exercise for multiple sclerosis: a single blind randomized trial comparing three exercise intensities. Mult Scler 2011 17 (5): 594-603.
  3. Pandit H, Jenkins C, Gill HS, Smith G, Price AJ, Dodd CAF, Murray DW; Unnecessary contraindications for mobile bearing unicompartmental knee replacement.  J Bone Joint Surg Br 2011; 93-B, 622-628.
  4. Pandit H, Jenkins C, Gill H, Barker KL, Dodd CAF, and Murray DW. Minimally invasive Oxford phase 3 unicompartmental knee replacement: Results of 1000 cases J Bone Joint Surg Br 2011; 93-B 198-204.
  5. Elsworth C, Winward C, Sackley C, Meek C, Freebody J, Esser P, Izadi H, Soundy A, Barker KL, Hilton-Jones D, Minns Lowe C, Paget S, Tims M, Parnell R, Patel S, Wade DT, Dawes H. Supported community exercise in people with long-term neurological conditions: A phase II randomized controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation. 2011 25 (7): 588-598.
  6. Winward C, Sackley C, Meek C, Izadi H, Barker KL, Wade D, Dawes H. Weekly exercise does not improve fatigue levels in Parkinson's disease. Mov Disord. 2011 27: 143-6.
  7. Seers K & Toye F. 2011. What is quality in qualitative health research? Evidence Based Nursing, 15, 1.


  1. Barker KL, Lamb SE, Simpson AHRW. Recovery of Muscle Strength and Power after Limb Lengthening Surgery. Arch Phys Med Rehab. 2010; 91:384-88.
  2. Toye F, Barker KL. ‘Could I be imagining this?’ – The dialectic struggles of people with persistent unexplained back pain. Disabil Rehabil. 2010 32 (21) 1722-32.
  3. Pandit H, Gulati A, Jenkins C, Barker KL, Price AJ, Dodd CAF, Murray DW. Unicompartmental knee replacement for patients with partial thickness cartilage loss in the affected compartment. Knee 2010. 18 (3): 168-71.
  4. Pandit H, Jenkins C, Beard DJ, Price AJ, Gill HS, Smith G, Dodd CAF, Murray DW. Mobile bearing dislocation in lateral unicompartmental knee replacement. The Knee 2010; 17: 392-397.


  1. Newman MA, Ziebland S, Barker KL. Patients’ view of a multimedia resource featuring experiences of Rheumatoid Arthritis: pilot evaluation of Health 2009 15: 147-59.
  2. Minns Lowe CJ, Barker KL, Dewey ME, Sackley CM. Effectiveness of physiotherapy exercise following hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis: a systematic review of clinical trials. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2009 Aug 4; 10(1):98.
  3. Reilly K, Barker KL, Shamley D, Newman MA, Oskrochi GR, Sandall S. The role of foot and ankle assessment of patients with lower limb osteoarthritis. Physiotherapy 2009 95: 164-9.
  4. Barker KL, Reid M, Minns Lowe CJ. Divided by a lack of common language? - A qualitative study exploring the use of language by health professionals treating back pain. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2009, 10:123.
  5. Pandit H, Jenkins C, Beard DJ, Gallagher J, Price AJ, Dodd CAF, Goodfellow JW, Murray DW: Cementless Oxford unicompartmental knee replacement shows reduced radiolucency at one year: J Bone Joint Surg Br 2009; 91-B: 185-189.
  6. Gulati A, Pandit H, Jenkins C, Chau R, Dodd CAF, Murray DW. The effect of leg alignment on the outcome of unicompartmental knee replacement. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2009; 91-B 469-474.


  1. Lamb SE, Toye F, Barker KL. Chronic disease management in people with severe knee osteoarthritis: efficacy and moderators of response. Clinical Rehabilitation 2008; 22:169-178.
  2. Newman MA, Barker KL, Pandit H, Murray DW. Outcomes after metal-on-metal hip resurfacing: Could we achieve better function? Arch Phys Med Rehab. 2008 89: 660-6.
  3. Bovend’Eerdt TJ, Newman MA, Barker KL, Dawes H, Minelli C, Wade DT. The effects of stretching in spasticity: A systematic review. Arch Phys Med Rehab 2008; 89:1395-1406.
  4. Barker KL, Elliott CJ, Sackley CJ, Fairbank JCT. Treatment of chronic back pain by sensory discrimination training. A Phase I RCT of a novel device (FairMed) vs. TENS. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 2008 9 (1) 97
  5. Wilson-MacDonald J, Fairbank J, Frost H, LM Yu, Barker KL, Collins R, Campbell H. The MRC Spine Stabilisation Trial: Surgical methods and costs of surgical stabilization as part of a randomized controlled trial. Spine 2008; 33: 2334-40.
  6. Jenkins CJ, Barker KL, Pandit H, Dodd CAF, Murray DW. After Partial Knee Replacement patients can kneel but they need to be taught to do so: A Single-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial. Physical Therapy 2008; 88: 1012-21.
  7. Moser JS, Barker KL, Doll HA, Carr AJ. Comparison of two patient-based outcome measures for shoulder instability after non-operative treatment. J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2008; 17: 886-92.
  8. Fawzy E, Pandit H, Jenkins C, Dodd CAF, Murray DW. Determination of femoral component size in unicompartmental knee replacement. The Knee 2008; 15: 403-406.


  1. Barker KL, Minns Lowe CJ, Reid M. The development and use of mass media interventions for health-care messages about back pain: What do members of the public think? Manual Therapy. 2007 12: 335-41.
  2. Ziebland S, Featherstone K, Snowdon C, Barker KL, Frost H, Fairbank J. Does it matter if clinicians recruiting for a trial don’t understand what the trial is really about? Qualitative study of surgeons’ experiences of participation in a pragmatic multi centre RCT. Trials 2007 8:4
  3. Isaac SM, Barker KL, Danial IN, Beard DJ, Dodd CAF, Murray DW. Does arthroplasty type influence knee joint proprioception? A longitudinal prospective study comparing total and unicompartmental arthroplasty. The Knee 2007; 212-217.
  4. Lowe CJ, Barker KL, Dewey M, Sackley CM. Effectiveness of physiotherapy exercise after knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. British Medical Journal 2007; 335: 812.
  5. Newman MA, Dawes H, van den Berg M, Wade DT, Burridge J, Izadi H. Can aerobic treadmill training reduce the effort of walking and fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis: a pilot study. Multiple Sclerosis 2007; 13: 113-119.
  6. Toye F, Barlow J, Wright C. & Lamb S. 2007a. Personal Meanings and Health Care Decision Making. In: Lynch, T. (ed.) Psychology of decision making in medicine and health care. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  7. Toye F, Barlow J, Wright C. & Lamb SE. 2007b. A validation study of the New Zealand score for hip and knee surgery. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 464, 90-95.
  8. Beard DJ, Ostlere S, Jenkins C, Dodd CAF, Murray DW. Pre-Operative clinical and radiological assessment of the patellofemoral joint in unicompartmental knee replacement and its influence in outcome. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2007; 89-B: 1602-1607.


  1. Toye F, Barlow J, Wright C. & Lamb, S. 2006. Personal meanings in the construction of need for total knee replacement surgery. Social Science and Medicine, 63, 43-53.
  2. Van den Berg M, Dawes H, Wade DT, Newman MA, Burridge J, Izadi I. Treadmill training for individuals with multiple sclerosis; a pilot randomised trial Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurology and Psychiatry 2006; 77: 531-533.
  3. Pandit H, Jenkins C, Barker KL, Dodd CAF, Murray DW. The Oxford unicompartmental knee replacement using a minimally invasive approach. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.2006; 88: 54-60.
  4. Reilly K, Barker KL, Shamley DR.  Influence of foot characteristics on the site of lower Limb Osteoarthritis?  Foot and Ankle International. 2006;27: 206-211.
  5. Fairbank JCT, Frost H, Wilson MacDonald J, Yu LM, Barker KL, Collins R. Surgical stabilization of the spine improved disability slightly more than an intensive rehabilitation program in patients with chronic low back pain. JBJS-Am 2006; 88-A: 453.
  6. Reilly KA, Barker KL, Shamley D. A systematic review of lateral wedge orthotics how useful are they in the management of medial compartment osteoarthritis?  The Knee 2006; 13: 177-183.
  7. Barker KL, Reilly KA, Minns Lowe CJ, Beard DJ. Patient satisfaction with accelerated discharge following unilateral knee replacement. Int J Ther Rehab. 2006; 13: 247-53.
  8. Barker KL, Shortt NL, Simpson HR. Predicting the loss of knee flexion during limb lengthening using inherent muscle length. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2006; 15: 404-7.
  9. Jenkins C, Barker KL, Reilly KA, Pandit H, Dodd CAF, Murray DW. Physiotherapy management of minimally invasive Oxford medial compartment knee arthroplasty: an observational study of 100 patients following an accelerated treatment protocol. Physiotherapy 2006 92: 214-218.


  1. Shamley DR, Barker KL, Beardshaw A. Delayed versus immediate exercises following treatment for breast cancer: a systematic review. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 2005; 90: 263-71.
  2. Dawes NH, Barker KL, Cockburn J, Roach N, Scott O, Wade D. Borg’s rating of perceived exertion scales; do the verbal anchors mean the same for different clinical groups? Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.2005; 86: 912-6.
  3. Fairbank JCT, Frost H, Wilson MacDonald J, Yu LM, Barker KL, Collins R. The MRC Spine Stabilisation Trial: A randomised controlled trial to compare surgical stabilisation of the lumbar spine versus an intensive rehabilitation programme on outcome in patients with chronic low back pain. British Medical Journal.2005; 330: 1233-9.
  4. Reilly K, Beard DJ, Barker KL, Murray DW, Dodd CAF. Efficacy of an accelerated recovery protocol for Oxford unicompartmental knee arthroplasty – a randomized controlled trial. The Knee.2005; 12: 361-7.


  1. Barker KL, Simpson AHRW, Lamb SE. Functional recovery in patients with non-union treated by the Ilizarov Technique. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2004; 86-B: 81-85.
  2. Barker KL, Simpson AHRW. Recovery of function after closed femoral shortening.  Journal of Bone Joint Surgery.2004; 86-B: 1182-6.
  3. Barker KL, Lamb SE, Toye F, Jackson S, Barrington SE. Association between radiographic joint space narrowing, muscle power, pain and measures of function in severe osteoarthritis of the knee: Implications for rehabilitation. Clinical Rehabilitation 2004; 18: 793-800.
  4. Barker KL, Shamley DR, D Jackson.  Changes in the cross sectional area of multifidus and psoas in patients with unilateral back pain: the relationship to pain and disability. Spine. 2004; 29: E515-19.


  1. Barker KL, Dawes NH, Hansford P, Shamley D. Perceived and measured levels of exertion of chronic back pain patients exercising in a hydrotherapy pool. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2003; 84: 1319-23.


  1. Simpson AHRW, Barker KL. Effect on knee flexion of a modification to the surgical technique of pin placement during femoral lengthening. J Paediatr Orthop B. 2002; 11: 307-312.
  2. Anderson JL, Lamb SE, Barker KL, Davies S, Dodd CAF, Beard DJ. Changes in muscle torque following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction – a comparison between hamstrings and patella tendon graft procedures on 45 patients. Acta Orthopaedica Scandinavia. 2002; 73:546-52.


  1. Barker KL, Burns M.  Using consensus techniques to produce clinical guidelines for patients treated with the Ilizarov fixator. Physiotherapy 2001; 87: 289-300.
  2. Barker KL, Simpson AHRW, Lamb SE. Loss of knee range of motion in leg lengthening. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy 2001; 31: 238-246.
  3. Taylor S, Frost H, Taylor A, Barker KL. Reliability and responsiveness of the shuttle-walking test in patients with chronic low back pain. Physiotherapy Research International. 2001; 6: 170-178.

2000 and earlier

  1. Barker KL, Burns M. Clinical Guidelines for the Physiotherapy Management of the Ilizarov Patient. 2000 Smith & Nephew.
  2. Barker KL, Lamb SE, Burns M, Simpson AHRW. Repeatability of goniometer measurements of the knee in patients wearing an Ilizarov external fixator: a clinic based study. Clinical Rehabilitation 1999; 13, 2: 156-163.
  3. Barker KL, Burns M, Littler S. Physiotherapy for patients with an Ilizarov external fixator. Physiotherapy  1999; 85, 8, 426-432.
  4. Barker KL. Repetitive Strain Injury: A review of the legal issues. Physiotherapy 1995; 81, 2, 103 – 106.
  5. Barker KL, Atha J, Reducing the biomechanical stress of lifting by training. Applied Ergonomics, 1994; 25, (6), 373 – 378.
  6. Eberhard BA, Sylvester KL, Ansell BAA. Comparative study of orthoplast cock-up splints versus ready-made Droitwich work splints in juvenile chronic arthritis. Disability and Rehabilitation, 1993; 15, 1, 41 – 43.
  7. Sylvester KL, Investigation of the effect of hydrotherapy in the treatment of osteoarthritic hips. Clinical Rehabilitation 1990; 4, 223 – 228
  8. Croxford P, Jones KJ, Barker KL. An intertester comparison between visual estimation and goniometric measurements of ankle dorsiflexion.  Physiotherapy Theory and Practice 1988; 14: 107-13.
  9. Sylvester KL, Keilty SEJ, The use of interferential in the treatment of Ano-rectal incontinence. Physiotherapy 1987, 4, 207 - 208.
  10. Sylvester KL, Kendall GPN, Leonard-Jones JE, Transcutaneous Nerve Stimulation for the treatment of abdominal pain. BMJ.  1986, 293, 481 - 482.