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A cross-sectional cohort study of core stability muscle activation and endurance in elite male athletes and its link with mechanical lower back pain
To compare the relative activation and endurance of core stability muscles in 2 different populations i.e. elite athletes and non-athletes, and establish whether these findings correspond to episodes of mechanical lower back pain.
A study to explore the perceptions that South African chiropractors have regarding the perceived role and impact of research within the profession
The Chiropractic profession has made significant progress with regard to the production of high quality and clinically relevant research in the last 20 years. This correlates with a spike in development within the chiropractic ...
A comparison of the results of a triple-blind homoeopathic drug proving of Strychnos henningsii 30CH with the toxicology of the crude substance
The homoeopathic drug proving of Strychnos henningsii 30CH took the form of a mixed-method triple-blind, placebo-controlled study. The purpose of the study was to compare the results of the triple-blind homoeopathic drug ...
The immediate effect of sacroiliac manipulation on hip strength in patients suffering from chronic sacroiliac syndrome
The aim of this investigation was to investigate whether an immediate objective increase in hip strength was observed after an ipsilateral sacroiliac manipulation in patients suffering from chronic sacroiliac syndrome. The ...
An assessment of the integration of palliative care in the caring of cancer patients in selected oncology clinics in the eThekwini district in KwaZulu-Natal
Palliative care research in South Africa is at an early stage and there is an increasing need to develop a body of evidence that is relevant to South African conditions. One of the biggest challenges that palliative care ...
The evaluation of integrated management of childhood illnesses training for learner nurses in KwaZulu-Natal College of Nursing
South Africa is one of 12 countries where the under-five child mortality rate has increased. In response to this challenge, the WHO and UNICEF in the 1990s developed Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI), a ...
An epidemiological investigation of dance injuries in ballet dancers in the greater Durban area
Classical ballet is generally defined as a form of art although it has been found to be more physically demanding than most sports, perhaps due to its very precise technique that differs considerably from normal movement. ...
A comparison between the traditional use of Strychnos henningsii and the homoeopathic indications of Strychnos henningsii 30CH
The purpose of this study was to investigate the homoeopathic indications of the bark of the Strychnos henningsii tree, through a homoeopathic proving, and to subsequently compare these results to the documented traditional ...
Associations between musculoskeletal injury and selected lower limb biomechanical measurements in female amateur ballet dancers
Background: Classical ballet is an art form that seems graceful on the surface. However, beneath the disguise of beauty and ease lies an extremely physically demanding activity that calls for dedication, strength and ...
A survey of the perceptions of homeopathy by registered chiropractors in South Africa
The aim of this study was to assess the perceptions of registered chiropractors towards homeopathy in South Africa. The aim was to establish the knowledge and perceptions of homeopathy and to facilitate greater understanding, ...