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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.
An assessment of the Bhambayi community with the view to planning an improved home-based care program for people living with AIDS
The study was a cross sectional descriptive approach using individual interviews and a focus group. The study took place in Inanda, KwaZulu Natal. The purpose of the study was to assess the Bhambayi community at the ...
An exploratory mixed-methods study to determine factors which may affect satisfaction levels of patients outside of a clinical setting.
It has been shown that patient satisfaction evaluation is an excellent tool that may be used to determine whether practitioner services are meeting the needs of the general public. Furthermore, it has been observed that ...
The knowledge and perception of grade 12 learners from selected secondary schools in the Durban metropolitan region on the chiropractic profession
Choosing a career is something which all learners are expected to do between the ages of fifteen and eighteen. A school learner who is at their final year of study in their academic career will be required to think of ...
A survey to determine the perceptions of nurses in the eThekwini region towards homeopathy
A survey method was employed to investigate the perceptions of nurses in eThekwini towards homeopathy. The aim of this study was to answer the following questions: What does the nursing community in the eThekwini region ...
A comparison of the results of a triple-blind homoeopathic drug proving of Erythrina lysistemon 30CH, to the doctrine of signatures
The objectives of the following study were to determine: 1.The sphere of action of Erythrina lysistemon 30CH on healthy provers who recorded the signs and symptoms produced in order to determine the substances potential ...
The efficacy of a homoeopathic complex (Carbo Vegetabilis D9, Lycopodium clavatum D9, Nux Vomica D9 and Robinia Pseudoacacia D9) in the treatment of functional dyspepsia
The purpose of this placebo controlled study was to evaluate the efficacy of a homoeopathic complex (Carbo Vegetabilis D9, Lycopodium clavatum D9, Nux Vomica D9 and Robinia Pseudoacacia D9) in the treatment of patients ...
Chiropractic patients in South Africa : a demographic and descriptive profile
To establish the profile of the typical patient presenting to private chiropractors in South Africa, in terms of: demographic data; characteristics of the presenting complaint; the knowledge levels of patients on the scope ...
A cross sectional cohort pilot study of the activation and endurance of the transversus abdominis muscle in three populations
The Transversus Abdominis (TrA) muscle is recognised in the literature as playing a vital and protective role in maintaining a healthy core and aiding lumbar biomechanics in the dampening of external forces applied to the ...
A retrospective survey of post-graduate career paths of Technikon Witwatersrand (TWR) homoeopathic graduates from 1998 to 2004
This study aimed to assess the perceptions and career choices made by Technikon Witwatersrand Homoeopathy graduates from 1998 to 2004. It is noted that Technikon Witwatersrand (TWR) is now known as University of Johannesburg; ...