Australian Physiotherapy Association

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is the peak body representing the interests of Australian physiotherapists and their patients. The organisation has more than 19 000 members and over 300 members in volunteer positions on committees or working parties.

Journal of Physiotherapy is the official journal of the APA. The vision is for the journal to be the pre-eminent international publication of the science and practice of physiotherapy. Through a partnership between the APA and A&P articles of the journal are shared on this platform.




Repetitive sit-to-stand training after stroke 16 Sep 2019 Neurological
Self-dosed vs. pre-determined heavy-slow resistance training 04 Sep 2019 Foot
Health information needs for low back pain 12 Jul 2019 Lumbar
Motivational interviewing and oncology 24 Apr 2019 Various
General practitioner referral to physiotherapy 05 Apr 2019 Various
Exercise for airway clearance in Cystic fibrosis 27 Mar 2019 Various
Physical activity in women with gestational diabetes 08 Mar 2019 Various
Remote oximetry monitoring in pulmonary rehabilitation 22 Feb 2019 Various
Semi-supervised practice in inpatient rehabilitation 20 Feb 2019 Various
Promoting physical activity in older people 25 Jan 2019 Rib cage
Physiotherapy to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia 16 Jan 2019 Various
Exercise training in haemodialysis patients 11 Jan 2019 Various
Manual lymph drainage to prevent lymphoedema 16 Dec 2018 Various
Repetitive practice after stroke 09 Nov 2018 Neurological
Fall risk and fall-related injuries 12 Oct 2018 Aging
Pelvic floor training and hormone therapy 28 Sep 2018 Pelvis
Additional weekend allied health services in hospitals 21 Sep 2018 Various
Interventions to prevent neck pain 14 Sep 2018 Cervical
Activity, sedentary behaviour and risks in COPD 20 Jul 2018 Various
Predictive ability of the STarT Back Tool 06 Jul 2018 Lumbar
Progressive resistance training after stroke 28 Jun 2018 Neurological
Sternal precautions after cardiac surgery 21 Jun 2018 Rib cage
Education and women's pelvic floor muscle function 07 Jun 2018 Pelvis
Non-biomedical needs in low back pain 02 May 2018 Lumbar
Pregnant women’s attitudes to physical activity 09 Feb 2018 Various
Applying the FIFA 11+ program pre and post-training 27 Oct 2017 Musculoskeletal
Technology engagement in pulmonary rehabilitation 13 Oct 2017 Aging
Improving physical health in people with mental illness 29 Sep 2017 Various
Delivering home exercise programs using an app 15 Sep 2017 Various
Gym vs. home-based exercise for chronic diseases 28 Jul 2017 Various
Effectiveness of rehabilitation after lumbar disc surgery 14 Jul 2017 Lumbar
Multifactorial treatment for frailty and mobility in elderly 02 Jun 2017 Aging
Behaviour change interventions in ankylosing spondylitis 19 May 2017 Spine
Exercise programs in elderly with cognitive impairment 05 May 2017 Aging
Biofeedback to improve lower limb function after stroke 20 Apr 2017 Neurological
Physiotherapy management of ICU acquired weakness 07 Apr 2017 Articles
Exercise in women with gestational diabetes mellitus 24 Mar 2017 Various
FES cycling in patients with acquired brain injury 10 Mar 2017 Neurological
Neurodynamic treatment in chronic nerve-related leg pain 24 Feb 2017 Pain
Exercise benefits for elderly with cognitive impairment 17 Feb 2017 Aging
Extra rehabilitation improves activity after stroke 27 Jan 2017 Neurological
Kinesio taping is not effective in elderly with knee OA 28 Nov 2016 Musculoskeletal
Respiratory strength training after stroke 04 Nov 2016 Circulatory
Constraint induced movement therapy in cerebral palsy 14 Oct 2016 Neurological
Weekend therapy may reduce length of stroke rehabilitation 23 Sep 2016 Neurological
Massage therapy decreases pain and fatigue after triathlon 22 Jul 2016 Various
Exercise improves fatigue and mobility in cancer survivors 24 Jun 2016 Various
Physiotherapy management of lung cancer 27 May 2016 Various
Physios are helping women to feel less pain during labour 01 Apr 2016 Various
Physiotherapists in the Emergency Department 18 Mar 2016 Various
Exer-games for rehabilitation in hospital 04 Mar 2016 Aging