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Achilles tendinopathy

2019

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Managing Achilles Pain (The Map Study) - A Process Evaluation Of Data Collection Methods, Adrian Mallows, Chris Littlewood, Jo Jackson, James Debenham Jan 2019

Managing Achilles Pain (The Map Study) - A Process Evaluation Of Data Collection Methods, Adrian Mallows, Chris Littlewood, Jo Jackson, James Debenham

Physiotherapy Papers and Journal Articles

Background: Process evaluations explore the way in which a study was conducted. The Managing Achilles Pain study (MAP study) had the primary aim of assessing the feasibility of the protocol for a future large longitudinal cohort study that would investigate the association and predictive relationship of self-efficacy, working alliance and expectations with outcome in the management of Achilles tendinopathy.

Objectives: This study aimed to evaluate the processes conducted in the MAP study by exploring the acceptability of the study procedures from the participants' and physiotherapists' perspectives.

Design: A qualitative evaluation using semi-structured telephone interviews.

Method: All physiotherapists and participants who …