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Research publications


Authored or co-authored by Dr David Evans

Evans DW, Lucas N, Kerry R. 2016 Time, space and form: necessary for causation in health, disease and intervention. Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy; 19: 207–213.  PDF

Froud R, Bjørkli T, Bright P, Rajendran D, Buchbinder R, Underwood M, Evans DW, Eldridge S. 2015 The effect of journal impact factor, reporting conflicts, and reporting funding sources, on standardized effect sizes in back pain trials: a systematic review and meta-regression. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders (2015) 16:370; DOI 10.1186/s12891-015-0825-6. PDF

Evans DW. 2012 Osteopathic principles: More harm than good? International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine; 16: 46-53.  PDF

Patel S, Psychol C, Friede T, Froud R, Evans DW, Underwood M. 2012 Systematic review of randomised controlled trials of clinical prediction rules for physical therapy in low back pain. Spine, 38(9): 762-9.  PDF

Lamb SE, Mistry D, Lall R, Hansen Z, Evans DW, Withers EJ, Underwood MR, on behalf of the BeST team. 2012 Group cognitive behavioural interventions for low back pain in primary care. Extended follow-up of the Back Skills Training Trial (ISRCTN54717854). Pain; 153(2): 494-501.  PDF

Heine PJ, Williams MA, Williamson E, Bridle C, Adams J, O’Brien A, Evans DW, Lamb SE, on behalf of the SARAH team. 2011 Development and delivery of an exercise intervention for rheumatoid arthritis: Strengthening and stretching for rheumatoid arthritis of the hand (SARAH) trial. Physiotherapy; 98:121-130.  PDF

Evans DW, Lucas N. 2010 What is 'manipulation'? A reappraisal. Manual Therapy; 15(3): 286-91.  PDF

Evans DW. 2010 Why do spinal manipulation techniques take the form they do? Towards a general model of spinal manipulation. Manual Therapy; 15(3): 212-9.  PDF

Evans DW, Breen AC, Pincus T, Sim J, Underwood M, Vogel S, Foster NE. 2010 The effectiveness of a posted information package on the beliefs and behaviour of musculoskeletal practitioners: the UK Chiropractors, Osteopaths and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists Low back pain ManagemENT (COMPLeMENT) randomised trial. Spine; 35(8): 858-66.  PDF

Evans DW, Breen AC. 2006 A biomechanical model for mechanically efficient cavitation production during spinal manipulation: prethrust position and the neutral zone. J Manipulative Physiol Ther; 29(1): 72-82.  PDF

Evans DW, Foster NE, Underwood M, Vogel S, Breen AC, Pincus T. 2005 Testing the effectiveness of an innovative information package on practitioner reported behaviour and beliefs: the UK Chiropractors, Osteopaths and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists Low back pain ManagemENT (COMPLeMENT) trial [ISRCTN77245761]. BMC Musculoskelet Disord; 6:41.  PDF

Vogel S, Dear J, Evans DW. 2005 The UK BEAM trial – a review and discussion. International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine; 8(2): 62-68.  PDF

Evans DW. 2002 Mechanisms and effects of spinal high-velocity, low-amplitude thrust manipulation: previous theories. J Manipulative Physiol Ther; 25(4): 251-62.  PDF