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Health Sciences profile

Professor Dave Baxter TD

PositionProfessor
QualificationsBSc(Hons) DPhil MBA MCSP
Research summaryMusculoskeletal pain / men’s health
TeachingPostgraduate supervision / research methodologies

Research

Rehabilitation; low back pain; complementary and alternative medicine; physical activity and health; men’s health; laser therapy.

Current research interests:

PhD opportunity

Men’s health and wellbeing: Experience of older men in New Zealand

Additional details

Appointments:

  • Director, Ageing Well National Science Challenge
  • Member, Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand

Memberships:

  • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy / Physiotherapy New Zealand
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (Fellow)
  • Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (UK), Honorary Life Member
  • International Academy for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Fellow
  • Royal Academy of Medicine In Ireland, Fellow (by Election)
  • International Phototherapy Association (Former President)

Editorial Board Membership:

  • Physical Therapy Reviews (Editor-in-Chief)
  • Photomedicine and Laser Surgery
  • e-CAM
  • Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies
  • Laser Therapy
  • New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy
  • Physiotherapy Practice and Research

Publications

Baxter, G. D., Liu, L., Petrich, S., Gisselman, A. S., Chapple, C., Anders, J. J., & Tumilty, S. (2017). Low level laser therapy (Photobiomodulation therapy) for breast cancer-related lymphedema: A systematic review. BMC Cancer, 17, 833. doi: 10.1186/s12885-017-3852-x

Ward, L., Stebbings, S., Athens, J., Cherkin, D., & Baxter, G. D. (2017). Yoga for the management of pain and sleep in rheumatoid arthritis: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Musculoskeletal Care. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/msc.1201

Liu, L., Skinner, M. A., McDonough, S. M., & Baxter, G. D. (2017). Acupuncture for chronic low back pain: A randomized controlled feasibility trial comparing treatment session numbers. Clinical Rehabilitation. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0269215517705690

Mabire, L., Mani, R., Liu, L., Mulligan, H., & Baxter, D. (2017). The Influence of age, sex and body mass index on the effectiveness of brisk walking for obesity management in adults. A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 14(5), 389-407. doi: 10.1123/jpah.2016-0064

Baxter, G. D., Mabire, L., Liu, L., Connolly, M. J., Theodore, R., Brunson, J., & Nicholson, H. (2017). Seven things you need to know about men's health. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1463), 7-10. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Authored Book - Other

Baxter, D., Bazin, S., Diffy, B., Docker, M., Dyson, M., Kitchen, S., … Watson, T. (2006). 2006 Guidance for the clinical use of electrophysical agents. London: UK: Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, 50p.

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Chapter in Book - Research

Baxter, G. D., & Basford, J. R. (2016). Overview of other electrophysical agents including thermal modalities. In K. A. Sluka (Ed.), Mechanisms and management of pain for the physical therapist. (2nd ed.) (pp. 225-236). Philadelphia, PA: IASP Press.

Baxter, G. D., & McDonough, S. M. (2016). Laser acupuncture. In J. Filshie, A. White & M. Cummings (Eds.), Medical acupuncture: A Western scientific approach. (pp. 269-277). Edinburgh, UK: Elsevier.

Peplow, P. V., & Baxter, G. D. (2013). Translational approach to treating diabetes using acupuncture or electroacupuncture. In J. D. Adams, Jr & E. J. Lien (Eds.), Traditional Chinese medicine: Scientific basis for its use. (pp. 313-338). Cambridge, UK: Royal Society of Chemistry. doi: 10.1039/9781849737852-00313

Baxter, G. D., & Basford, J. R. (2009). Overview of other electrophysical and thermal agents. In K. A. Sluka (Ed.), Mechanisms and management of pain for the physical therapist. (pp. 191-204). Seattle, WA: IASP Press.

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Chapter in Book - Other

Webb, G., Skinner, M., Jones, S., Vicenzino, B., Nall, C., & Baxter, D. (2009). Physiotherapy in the 21st century. In J. Higgs, M. Smith, G. Webb, M. Skinner & A. Croker (Eds.), Contexts of physiotherapy practice. (pp. 3-19). Sydney, Australia: Churchill Livingstone.

Baxter, D., & Nall, C. (2009). Current trends in physiotherapy practice. In J. Higgs, M. Smith, G. Webb, M. Skinner & A. Croker (Eds.), Contexts of physiotherapy practice. (pp. 20-32). Sydney, Australia: Churchill Livingstone.

Baxter, G. D. (2008). Low-intensity laser therapy. In T. Watson (Ed.), Electrotherapy: Evidence-based practice. (12th ed.) (pp. 161-177). Edinburgh, Scotland: Churchhill Livingstone.

Baxter, G. D., & McDonough, S. M. (2007). Principles of electrotherapy in veterinary physiotherapy. In C. McGowan, L. Goff & N. Stubbs (Eds.), Animal physiotherapy: Assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of animals. (pp. 177-186). Ames, Iowa: Blackwell.

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Journal - Research Article

Baxter, G. D., Liu, L., Petrich, S., Gisselman, A. S., Chapple, C., Anders, J. J., & Tumilty, S. (2017). Low level laser therapy (Photobiomodulation therapy) for breast cancer-related lymphedema: A systematic review. BMC Cancer, 17, 833. doi: 10.1186/s12885-017-3852-x

Mabire, L., Mani, R., Liu, L., Mulligan, H., & Baxter, D. (2017). The Influence of age, sex and body mass index on the effectiveness of brisk walking for obesity management in adults. A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 14(5), 389-407. doi: 10.1123/jpah.2016-0064

Liu, L., Skinner, M. A., McDonough, S. M., & Baxter, G. D. (2017). Acupuncture for chronic low back pain: A randomized controlled feasibility trial comparing treatment session numbers. Clinical Rehabilitation. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0269215517705690

Ward, L., Stebbings, S., Athens, J., Cherkin, D., & Baxter, G. D. (2017). Yoga for the management of pain and sleep in rheumatoid arthritis: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Musculoskeletal Care. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/msc.1201

Darlow, B., Perry, M., Dean, S., Mathieson, F., Baxter, G. D., & Dowell, A. (2016). Putting physical activity while experiencing low back pain in context: Balancing the risks and benefits. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 97(2), 245-251. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2015.09.020

Mehta, P., Claydon, L. S., Hendrick, P., Cook, C., & Baxter, G. D. (2016). Pain and physical functioning in neuropathic pain: A systematic review of psychometric properties of various outcome measures. Pain Practice, 16(4), 495-508. doi: 10.1111/papr.12293

Wassinger, C. A., Rich, D., Cameron, N., Clark, S., Davenport, S., Lingelbach, M., … Baxter, G. D. (2016). Cervical & thoracic manipulations: Acute effects upon pain pressure threshold and self-reported pain in experimentally induced shoulder pain. Manual Therapy, 21, 227-232. doi: 10.1016/j.math.2015.08.009

Tumilty, S., Mani, R., & Baxter, G. D. (2016). Photobiomodulation and eccentric exercise for Achilles tendinopathy: A randomized controlled trial. Lasers in Medical Science, 31(1), 127-135. doi: 10.1007/s10103-015-1840-4

Gisselman, A. S., Baxter, G. D., Wright, A., Hegedus, E., & Tumilty, S. (2016). Musculoskeletal overuse injuries and heart rate variability: Is there a link? Medical Hypotheses, 87, 1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.mehy.2015.12.003

Hegedus, E. J., McDonough, S., Bleakley, C., Baxter, G. D., DePew, J. T., Bradbury, I., & Cook, C. (2016). Physical performance tests predict injury in National Collegiate Athletic Association athletes: A three-season prospective cohort study. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 50, 1333-1337. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2015-094885

Liu, L., Skinner, M. A., McDonough, S. M., & Baxter, G. D. (2016). Traditional Chinese Medicine acupuncture and myofascial trigger needling: The same stimulation points? Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 26, 28-32. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2016.02.013

Shields, C., Baxter, D., & Mani, R. (2016). Psychosocial correlates of physical activity levels in individuals at risk of developing diabetes mellitus: A feasibility study. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 44(3), 157-165. doi: 10.15619/NZJP/44.3.05

O'Connor, S. R., Tully, M. A., Ryan, B., Bradley, J. M., Baxter, G. D., & McDonough, S. M. (2015). Failure of a numerical quality assessment scale to identify potential risk of bias in a systematic review: A comparison study. BMC Research Notes, 8, 224. doi: 10.1186/s13104-015-1181-1

Perry, M., Hudson, S., Clode, N., Wright, K., & Baxter, D. (2015). What factors affect attendance at musculoskeletal physiotherapy outpatient services for patients from a high deprivation area in New Zealand? New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 43(2), 47-53. doi: 10.15619/NZJP/43.2.04

Liu, L., Skinner, M., McDonough, S., Mabire, L., & Baxter, G. D. (2015). Acupuncture for low back pain: An overview of systematic reviews. Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine, 2015, 328196. doi: 10.1155/2015/328196

Law, D., McDonough, S., Bleakley, C., Baxter, G. D., & Tumilty, S. (2015). Laser acupuncture for treating musculoskeletal pain: A systematic review with meta-analysis. Journal of Acupuncture & Meridian Studies, 8(1), 2-16. doi: 10.1016/j.jams.2014.06.015

Darlow, B., Dean, S., Perry, M., Mathieson, F., Baxter, G. D., & Dowell, A. (2015). Easy to harm, hard to heal: Patient views about the back. Spine, 40(11), 842-850. doi: 10.1097/brs.0000000000000901

Milosavljevic, S., Clay, L., Bath, B., Trask, C., Penz, E., Stewart, S., Hendrick, P., Baxter, G. D., … McDonough, S. M. (2015). Walking away from back pain: One step at a time: A community-based randomised controlled trial [Study protocol]. BMC Public Health, 15, 144. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-1496-9

Mansi, S., Milosavljevic, S., Tumilty, S., Hendrick, P., Higgs, C., & Baxter, G. D. (2015). Investigating the effect of a 3-month workplace-based pedometer-driven walking programme on health-related quality of life in meat processing workers: A feasibility study within a randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health, 15, 410. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-1736-z

Liu, L., Skinner, M., McDonough, S. M., Kannan, P., & Baxter, G. D. (2015). STRICTA: Is it time to do more? BMC Complementary & Alternative Medicine, 15, 190. doi: 10.1186/s12906-015-0714-4

Mącznik, A. K., Ribeiro, D. C., & Baxter, G. D. (2015). Online technology use in physiotherapy teaching and learning: A systematic review of effectiveness and users' perceptions. BMC Medical Education, 15, 160. doi: 10.1186/s12909-015-0429-8

Liu, L., Skinner, M. A., McDonough, S. M., Taylor, K. G. M., & Baxter, G. D. (2015). Does the dose of Traditional Chinese Medicine acupuncture in addition to usual care affect outcomes for adults with chronic low back pain? Protocol for a randomized controlled feasibility study. Physical Therapy Reviews, 20(5-6), 275-282. doi: 10.1080/10833196.2015.1107365

Hegedus, E. J., McDonough, S., Bleakley, C., Cook, C. E., & Baxter, G. D. (2015). Clinician-friendly lower extremity physical performance measures in athletes: A systematic review of measurement properties and correlation with injury, part 1: The tests for knee function including the hop tests. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 49, 642-648. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2014-094094

O'Connor, S. R., Tully, M. A., Ryan, B., Bleakley, C. M., Baxter, G. D., Bradley, J. M., & McDonough, S. M. (2015). Walking exercise for chronic musculoskeletal pain: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 96(4), 724-734.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2014.12.003

Ward, L., Stebbings, S., Sherman, K. J., Cherkin, D., & Baxter, G. D. (2014). Establishing key components of yoga interventions for musculoskeletal conditions: A Delphi survey. BMC Complementary & Alternative Medicine, 14(1), 196. doi: 10.1186/1472-6882-14-196

Darlow, B., Perry, M., Stanley, J., Mathieson, F., Melloh, M., Baxter, G. D., & Dowell, A. (2014). Cross-sectional survey of attitudes and beliefs about back pain in New Zealand. BMJ Open, 4(5), e004725. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004725

Darlow, B., Perry, M., Mathieson, F., Stanley, J., Melloh, M., Marsh, R., Baxter, G. D., & Dowell, A. (2014). The development and exploratory analysis of the Back Pain Attitudes Questionnaire (Back-PAQ). BMJ Open, 4(5), e005251. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005251

Mansi, S., Milosavljevic, S., Baxter, G. D., Tumilty, S., & Hendrick, P. (2014). A systematic review of studies using pedometers as an intervention for musculoskeletal diseases. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 15, 231. doi: 10.1186/1471-2474-15-231

Davies, C., Nitz, A. J., Mattacola, C. G., Kitzman, P., Howell, D., Viele, K., Baxter, D., & Brockopp, D. (2014). Practice patterns when treating patients with low back pain: A survey of physical therapists. Physiotherapy Theory & Practice, 30(6), 399-408. doi: 10.3109/09593985.2013.877547

Peplow, P. V., & Baxter, G. D. (2014). Defining a therapeutic window for laser irradiation (810 nm) applied to the inguinal region to ameliorate diabetes in diabetic mice. Photomedicine & Laser Surgery, 32(9), 500-504. doi: 10.1089/pho.2014.3745

Ward, L., Stebbings, S., Cherkin, D., & Baxter, G. D. (2014). Components and reporting of yoga interventions for musculoskeletal conditions: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 22(5), 909-919. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2014.08.007

Darlow, B., Dean, S., Perry, M., Mathieson, F., Baxter, G. D., & Dowell, A. (2014). Acute low back pain management in general practice: Uncertainty and conflicting certainties. Family Practice, 31(6), 723-732. doi: 10.1093/fampra/cmu051

Mehta, P., Claydon, L., Hendrick, P., Winser, S., & Baxter, G. D. (2014). Outcome measures in randomized-controlled trials of neuropathic pain conditions: A systematic review of systematic reviews and recommendations for practice. Clinical Journal of Pain, 31(2), 169-176. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000088

Ahmed, O. H., Claydon, L. S., Ribeiro, D. C., Arumugam, A., Higgs, C., & Baxter, G. D. (2013). Social media for physiotherapy clinics: Considerations in creating a Facebook page. Physical Therapy Reviews, 18(1), 43-48. doi: 10.1179/1743288X12Y.0000000039

Abbott, J. H., Robertson, M. C., Chapple, C., Pinto, D., Wright, A. A., Leon de la Barra, S., Baxter, G. D., Theis, J.-C., Campbell, A. J., on behalf of the MOA Trial Team. (2013). Manual therapy, exercise therapy, or both, in addition to usual care, for osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: A randomized controlled trial. 1: Clinical effectiveness. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage, 21(4), 525-534. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2012.12.014

Ward, L., Stebbings, S., Cherkin, D., & Baxter, G. D. (2013). Yoga for functional ability, pain and psychosocial outcomes in musculoskeletal conditions: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Musculoskeletal Care, 11(4), 203-217. doi: 10.1002/msc.1042

McDonough, S. M., Tully, M. A., Boyd, A., O'Connor, S. R., Kerr, D. P., O'Neill, S. M., … Baxter, G. D., & Hurley, D. A. (2013). Pedometer-driven walking for chronic low back pain: A feasibility randomized controlled trial. Clinical Journal of Pain, 29(11), 972-981. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e31827f9d81

Hendrick, P., Milosavljevic, S., Hale, L., Hurley, D. A., McDonough, S. M., Herbison, P., & Baxter, G. D. (2013). Does a patient's physical activity predict recovery from an episode of acute low back pain? A prospective cohort study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 14(1), 126. doi: 10.1186/1471-2474-14-126

Smith, C. M., Hale, L. A., Olson, K., Baxter, G. D., & Schneiders, A. G. (2013). Healthcare provider beliefs about exercise and fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis. Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development, 50(5), 733-744. doi: 10.1682/JRRD.2012.01.0012

Darlow, B., Dowell, A., Baxter, G. D., Mathieson, F., Perry, M., & Dean, S. (2013). The enduring impact of what clinicians say to people with low back pain. Annals of Family Medicine, 11(6), 527-534. doi: 10.1370/afm.1518

Peplow, P. V., & Baxter, G. D. (2013). Testing infrared laser phototherapy (810 nm) to ameliorate diabetes: Irradiation on body parts of diabetic mice. Lasers in Surgery & Medicine, 45(4), 240-245. doi: 10.1002/lsm.22130

Smith, D. M., Smith, J. M., Baxter, G. D., & Spronken-Smith, R. (2012). The drive for legitimation of massage therapy in New Zealand. International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork, 5(4), 21-29.

Darlow, B., Fullen, B. M., Dean, S., Hurley, D. A., Baxter, G. D., & Dowell, A. (2012). The association between health care professional attitudes and beliefs and the attitudes and beliefs, clinical management, and outcomes of patients with low back pain: A systematic review. European Journal of Pain, 16(1), 3-17. doi: 10.1016/j.ejpain.2011.06.006

Peplow, P. V., Chung, T.-Y., & Baxter, G. D. (2012). Photodynamic modulation of wound healing: A review of human and animal studies. Photomedicine & Laser Surgery, 30(3), 118-148. doi: 10.1089/pho.2011.3142

Hefford, C., Abbott, J. H., Arnold, R., & Baxter, G. D. (2012). The patient-specific functional scale: Validity, reliability, and responsiveness in patients with upper extremity musculoskeletal problems. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 42(2), 56-65. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2012.3953

Peplow, P. V., Chung, T.-Y., & Baxter, G. D. (2012). Laser photostimulation (660 nm) of wound healing in diabetic mice is not brought about by ameliorating diabetes. Lasers in Surgery & Medicine, 44(1), 26-29. doi: 10.1002/lsm.21133

Peplow, P. V., & Baxter, G. D. (2012). Gene expression and release of growth factors during delayed wound healing: A review of studies in diabetic animals and possible combined laser phototherapy and growth factor treatment to enhance healing. Photomedicine & Laser Surgery, 30(11), 617-636. doi: 10.1089/pho.2012.3312

Hunter, R. F., McDonough, S. M., Bradbury, I., Liddle, S. D., Walsh, D. M., Dhamija, S., … Baxter, G. D. (2012). Exercise and auricular acupuncture for chronic low-back pain: A feasibility randomized-controlled trial. Clinical Journal of Pain, 28(3), 259-267. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e3182274018

Mulligan, H., Whitehead, L. C., Hale, L. A., Baxter, G. D., & Thomas, D. (2012). Promoting physical activity for individuals with neurological disability: Indications for practice. Disability & Rehabilitation, 34(13), 1108-1113. doi: 10.3109/09638288.2011.631683

Peplow, P. V., & Baxter, G. D. (2012). Electroacupuncture for control of blood glucose in diabetes: Literature review. Journal of Acupuncture & Meridian Studies, 5(1), 1-10. doi: 10.1016/j.jams.2011.11.018

Tumilty, S., McDonough, S., Hurley, D. A., & Baxter, G. D. (2012). Clinical effectiveness of low-level laser therapy as an adjunct to eccentric exercise for the treatment of Achilles' tendinopathy: A randomized controlled trial. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 93(5), 733-739. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2011.08.049

Mulligan, H. F., Hale, L. A., Whitehead, L., & Baxter, G. D. (2012). Barriers to physical activity for people with long-term neurological conditions: A review study. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 29(3), 243-265.

Bleakley, C., McDonough, S., Gardner, E., Baxter, G. D., Hopkins, J. T., & Davidson, G. W. (2012). Cold-water immersion (cryotherapy) for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2, CD008262. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD008262.pub2

Hughes, C. M., Quinn, F., & Baxter, G. D. (2011). Complementary and alternative medicine: Perception and use by physiotherapists in the management of low back pain. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 19(3), 149-154. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2011.03.003

Miyahara, M., & Baxter, G. D. (2011). Children with “dyspraxia”: A survey of diagnostic heterogeneity, use and perceived effectiveness of interventions. Journal of Developmental & Physical Disabilities, 23(5), 439-458. doi: 10.1007/s10882-011-9239-z

Wright, A. A., Cook, C., Flynn, T. W., Baxter, G. D., & Abbott, J. H. (2011). Predictors of response to physical therapy intervention in patients with primary hip osteoarthritis. Physical Therapy, 91(4), 510-524. doi: 10.2522/ptj.20100171

Peplow, P. V., Chung, T.-Y., & Baxter, G. D. (2011). Influence of two different fluences on laser photobiomodulation of wound healing in diabetic and nondiabetic mice. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1364, 24-30. doi: 10.1063/1.3626908

Wright, A. A., Hegedus, E. J., Baxter, G. D., & Abbott, J. H. (2011). Measurement of function in hip osteoarthritis: Developing a standardized approach for physical performance measures. Physiotherapy Theory & Practice, 27(4), 253-262. doi: 10.3109/09593985.2010.491150

Wright, A. A., Cook, C. E., Baxter, G. D., Dockerty, J. D., & Abbott, J. H. (2011). A comparison of 3 methodological approaches to defining major clinically important improvement of 4 performance measures in patients with hip osteoarthritis. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 41(5), 319-327. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2011.3515

Chow, R., Armati, P., Laakso, E.-L., Bjordal, J. M., & Baxter, G. D. (2011). Inhibitory effects of laser irradiation on peripheral mammalian nerves and relevance to analgesic effects: A systematic review. Photomedicine & Laser Surgery, 29(6), 365-381. doi: 10.1089/pho.2010.2928

Baxter, M. L., Baycroft, C., & Baxter, G. D. (2011). Lower limb injuries in soldiers: Feasibility of reduction through implementation of a novel orthotic screening protocol. Military Medicine, 176(3), 291-296.

Chapple, C. M., Nicholson, H., Baxter, G. D., & Abbott, J. H. (2011). Patient characteristics that predict progression of knee osteoarthritis: A systematic review of prognostic studies. Arthritis Care & Research, 63(8), 1115-1125. doi: 10.1002/acr.20492

Baxter, M. L., & Baxter, D. G. (2011). Anthropometric characteristics of feet of soldiers in the New Zealand Army. Military Medicine, 176(4), 438-445.

Hendrick, P., Milosavljevic, S., Hale, L., Hurley, D. A., McDonough, S., Ryan, B., & Baxter, G. D. (2011). The relationship between physical activity and low back pain outcomes: A systematic review of observational studies. European Spine Journal, 20(3), 464-474. doi: 10.1007/s00586-010-1616-2

Peplow, P. V., Chung, T.-Y., & Baxter, G. D. (2011). Laser photobiomodulation of wound healing: New findings with an improved animal model. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1364, 167-171. doi: 10.1063/1.3626927

Peplow, P. V., Chung, T.-Y., Ryan, B., & Baxter, G. D. (2011). Laser photobiostimulation of wound healing: Reciprocity of irradiance and exposure time on energy density for splinted wounds in diabetic mice. Lasers in Surgery & Medicine, 43(8), 843-850. doi: 10.1002/lsm.21094

Hefford, C., Abbott, J. H., Baxter, G. D., & Arnold, R. (2011). Outcome measurement in clinical practice: Practical and theoretical issues for health related quality of life (HRQOL) questionnaires. Physical Therapy Reviews, 16(3), 155-167. doi: 10.1179/1743288X11Y.0000000004

Smith, J. M., Sullivan, S. J., & Baxter, G. D. (2011). A descriptive study of the practice patterns of Massage New Zealand massage therapists. International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork, 4(1), 18-27.

Fullen, B. M., Baxter, G. D., Doody, C., Daly, L. E., & Hurley, D. A. (2011). General practitioners' attitudes and beliefs regarding the management of chronic low back pain in Ireland: A cross-sectional national survey. Clinical Journal of Pain, 27(6), 542-549. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e31821771e2

Smith, C., Olson, K., Hale, L. A., Baxter, D., & Schneiders, A. G. (2011). How does fatigue influence community-based exercise participation in people with multiple sclerosis? Disability & Rehabilitation, 33(23-24), 2362-2371. doi: 10.3109/09638288.2011.573054

Peplow, P. V., Chung, T.-Y., Ryan, B., & Baxter, G. D. (2011). Laser photobiomodulation of gene expression and release of growth factors and cytokines from cells in culture: A review of human and animal studies. Photomedicine & Laser Surgery, 29(5), 285-304. doi: 10.1089/pho.2010.2846

Brown, M., Dean, S., Hay-Smith, E. J. C., Taylor, W., & Baxter, G. D. (2010). Musculoskeletal pain and treatment choice: An exploration of illness perceptions and choices of conventional or complementary therapies. Disability & Rehabilitation, 32(20), 1645-1657. doi: 10.3109/09638281003649896

Tumilty, S., Munn, J., McDonough, S., Hurley, D. A., Basford, J. R., & Baxter, G. D. (2010). The dose that works: Low level laser treatment of tendinopathy. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1226(1), 170-178. doi: 10.1063/1.3453777

Crowe, M., Whitehead, L., Gagan, M. J., Baxter, D., & Panckhurst, A. (2010). Self-management and chronic low back pain: A qualitative study. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 66(7), 1478-1486. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2010.05316.x

Tumilty, S., Munn, J., Abbott, J. H., McDonough, S., Hurley, D. A., Basford, J. R., & Baxter, G. D. (2010). Laser therapy in the treatment of achilles tendinopathy: A randomised controlled trial. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1226(1), 163-169. doi: 10.1063/1.3453776

Perry, M. A., Hendrick, P. A., Hale, L., Baxter, G. D., Milosavljevic, S., Dean, S. G., … Hurley, D. A. (2010). Utility of the RT3 triaxial accelerometer in free living: An investigation of adherence and data loss. Applied Ergonomics, 41, 469-476. doi: 10.1016/j.apergo.2009.10.001

Tumilty, S., Munn, J., McDonough, S., Hurley, D. A., Basford, J. R., & Baxter, G. D. (2010). Low level laser treatment of tendinopathy: A systematic review with meta-analysis. Photomedicine & Laser Surgery, 28(1), 3-16. doi: 10.1089/pho.2008.2470

Peplow, P. V., Chung, T.-Y., & Baxter, G. D. (2010). Laser photobiomodulation of wound healing: A review of experimental studies in mouse and rat animal models. Photomedicine & Laser Surgery, 28(3), 291-325. doi: 10.1089/pho.2008.2446

Chung, T.-Y., Peplow, P. V., & Baxter, G. D. (2010). Laser photobiomodulation of wound healing in diabetic and non-diabetic mice: Effects in splinted and unsplinted wounds. Photomedicine & Laser Surgery, 28(2), 251-261. doi: 10.1089/pho.2009.2493

Wright, A. A., Cook, C. E., Baxter, G. D., Garcia, J., & Abbott, J. H. (2010). Relationship between the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index physical function subscale and physical performance measures in patients with hip osteoarthritis. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 91(10), 1558-1564. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2010.07.016

Peplow, P. V., Chung, T.-Y., & Baxter, G. D. (2010). Application of low level laser technologies for pain relief and wound healing: Overview of scientific bases. Physical Therapy Reviews, 15(4), 253-285. doi: 10.1179/1743288X10Y.0000000008

McDonough, S. M., Tully, M. A., O'Connor, S. R., Boyd, A., Kerr, D. P., O'Neill, S. M., … Baxter, G. D., & Hurley, D. A. (2010). The Back 2 Activity Trial: Education and advice versus education and advice plus a structured walking programme for chronic low back pain. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 11, 163. doi: 10.1186/1471-2474-11-163

Becker, I., Baxter, G. D., & Woodley, S. J. (2010). The vastus lateralis muscle: An anatomical investigation. Clinical Anatomy, 23, 575-585. doi: 10.1002/ca.20974

Chung, T.-Y., Peplow, P. V., & Baxter, G. D. (2010). Testing photobiomodulatory effects of laser irradiation on wound healing: Development of an improved model for dressing wounds in mice. Photomedicine & Laser Surgery, 28(5), 589-596. doi: 10.1089/pho.2009.2641

Peplow, P. V., Chung, T.-Y., & Baxter, G. D. (2010). Laser photobiomodulation of proliferation of cells in culture: A review of human and animal studies. Photomedicine & Laser Surgery, 28(Suppl. 1), S3-S40. doi: 10.1089/pho.2010.2771

Wright, A. A., Abbott, J. H., Baxter, D., & Cook, C. (2010). The ability of a sustained within-session finding of pain reduction during traction to dictate improved outcomes from a manual therapy approach on patients with osteoarthritis of the hip. Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy, 18(3), 166-172. doi: 10.1179/106698110X12640740712536

Chung, T.-Y., Peplow, P. V., & Baxter, G. D. (2010). Laser photobiostimulation of wound healing: Defining a dose response for splinted wounds in diabetic mice. Lasers in Surgery & Medicine, 42(9), 656-664. doi: 10.1002/lsm.20981

Crowe, M., Whitehead, L., Gagan, M. J., Baxter, G. D., Panckhurst, A., & Valledor, V. (2010). Listening to the body and talking to myself: The impact of chronic lower back pain: A qualitative study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 47, 586-592. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2009.09.012

Intolo, P., Carman, A. B., Milosavljevic, S., Abbott, J. H., & Baxter, G. D. (2010). The Spineangel®: Examining the validity and reliability of a novel clinical device for monitoring trunk motion. Manual Therapy, 15, 160-166. doi: 10.1016/j.math.2009.10.002

Liddle, S. D., Baxter, G. D., & Gracey, J. H. (2009). Physiotherapists' use of advice and exercise for the management of chronic low back pain: A national survey. Manual Therapy, 14(2), 189-196. doi: 10.1016/j.math.2008.01.012

Abbott, J. H., Robertson, M. C., McKenzie, J. E., Baxter, G. D., Theis, J.-C., Campbell, A. J., and the MOA Trial Team. (2009). Exercise therapy, manual therapy, or both, for osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: A factorial randomised controlled trial protocol. Trials, 10(11). doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-10-11

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