Dr Christine Lin

Senior Research Fellow
Medicine, The George Institute for Global Health

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Biographical details

Chris is a senior research fellow at the Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney and at the Musculoskeletal Division, the George institute of Global Health. She holds a Career Development Fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council. She has a professional background in physiotherapy.

Research interests

Chris' principal research interests are in investigating the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of treatments for musculoskeletal conditions, to improve patient outcomes and minimise the economic burden to the individual and society. Her expertise is in running large clinical trials, systematic reviews and economic evaluation.

Selected grants

2014

  • Clinical CDF Level 1 - First line treatments for common musculoskeletal conditions: establishing effectiveness and cost-effectiveness; Lin C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Career Development Fellowship.

2013

  • First line treatments for musculoskeletal conditons; Lin C; DVC Research/Bridging Support Fellowship.
  • Pregabalin in addition to usual care for sciatica (PRECISE): a randomised, placebo-controlled trial; Lin C, Maher C, McLachlan A, Latimer J, Koes B, Hancock M, Harris I; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2012

  • Objective Measurement of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviours across Twelve NHMRC Funded Studies; Baur L, Van Der Ploeg H, Tiedemann A, Vardy J, Dhillon H, Maher C, Lin C, Chau J, Hardy L, Rissel C, Latimer J, Moseley A, Bauman A; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.

2010

  • Clinical Trial of Rehabilitation after Ankle Fracture; Moseley A, Haas M, Herbert R, Haas M, Lin C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2009

  • The effectiveness of rehabilitation and the efficiency of health service delivery in musculoskeletal conditions; Lin C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Early Career Fellowships (ECF).

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Michaleff, Z., Maher, C., Lin, C., Rebbeck, T., Jull, G., Latimer, J., Connelly, L., Sterling, M. (2014). Comprehensive physiotherapy exercise programme or advice for chronic whiplash (PROMISE): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial. The Lancet, 384(9938), 133-141. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Verwoerd, A., Maher, C., Verhagen, A., Pinto, R., Luijsterburg, P., Hancock, M. (2014). How is radiating leg pain defined in randomized controlled trials of conservative treatments in primary care? A systematic review. European Journal of Pain, 18(4), 455-464. [More Information]
  • Alsaadi, S., McAuley, J., Hush, J., Lo, S., Lin, C., Williams, C., Maher, C. (2014). Poor sleep quality is strongly associated with subsequent pain intensity in patients with acute low back pain. Arthritis & Rheumatism, 66(5), 1388-1394. [More Information]
  • Williams, C., Maher, C., Hancock, M., McAuley, J., Lin, C., Latimer, J. (2014). Recruitment rate for a clinical trial was associated with particular operational procedures and clinician characteristics. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 67(2), 169-175. [More Information]
  • Costa, L., Lin, C., Grossi, D., Mancini, M., Swisher, A., Cook, C., Vaughn, D., Elkins, M., Sheikh, U., Moore, A., Maher, C., et al (2013). Clinical Trial Registration in Physical Therapy Journals: Recommendations from the International Society of Physiotherapy Journal Editors. Physical Therapy, 93(1), 6-10. [More Information]
  • Costa, L., Lin, C., Grossi, D., Mancini, M., Swisher, A., Cook, C., Vaughn, D., Elkins, M., Sheikh, U., Moore, A., Maher, C., et al (2013). Clinical trial registration in physiotherapy journals: recommendations from the international society of physiotherapy journal editors. Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal, 24(1), 4-6. [More Information]
  • Costa, L., Lin, C., Grossi, D., Mancini, M., Swisher, A., Cook, C., Vaughn, D., Elkins, M., Sheikh, U., Moore, A., Maher, C., et al (2013). Clinical trial registration in physiotherapy journals: Recommendations from the International Society of Physiotherapy Journal Editors. Manual Therapy, 18(1), 1-3. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Costa, L., Grossi, D., Mancini, M., Swisher, A., Cook, C., Vaughn, D., Elkins, M., Sheikh, U., Moore, A., Maher, C., et al (2013). Clinical Trial Registration in Physiotherapy Journals: Recommendations from the International Society of Physiotherapy Journal Editors. Physiotherapy Canada, 65(2), 109-115. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Uegaki, K., Coupé, V., Kerkhoffs, G., van Tulder, M. (2013). Economic evaluations of diagnostic tests, treatment and prevention for lateral ankle sprains: a systematic review. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 47(18), 1144-1149. [More Information]
  • Williams, C., Maher, C., Latimer, J., McLachlan, A., Hancock, M., Day, R., Billot, L., Lin, C. (2013). PACE - the first placebo controlled trial of paracetamol for acute low back pain: statistical analysis plan. Trials, 14(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Mathieson, S., Lin, C. (2013). painDETECT Questionnaire. Journal of Physiotherapy, 59(3), 211-211. [More Information]
  • Mathieson, S., Maher, C., McLachlan, A., Latimer, J., Koes, B., Hancock, M., Harris, I., O Day, R., Pik, J., Jan, S., Billot, L., Lin, C. (2013). PRECISE - pregabalin in addition to usual care for sciatica: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 14(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Verwoerd, A., Luijsterburg, P., Lin, C., Jacobs, W., Koes, B., Verhagen, A. (2013). Systematic review of prognostic factors predicting outcome in non-surgically treated patients with sciatica. European Journal of Pain, 17(8), 1126-1137. [More Information]
  • Stanton, T., Lin, C., Bray, H., Smeets, R., Taylor, D., Law, R., Moseley, G. (2013). Tactile acuity is disrupted in osteoarthritis but is unrelated to disruptions in motor imagery performance. Rheumatology, 52(8), 1509-1519. [More Information]
  • Michaleff, Z., Maher, C., Verhagen, A., Rebbeck, T., Lin, C. (2012). Accuracy of the Canadian C-spine rule and NEXUS to screen for clinically important cervical spine injury in patients following blunt trauma: a systematic review. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 184(16), E867-E867. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Elkins, M., Maher, C., Costa, L., Grossi, D., Mancini, M., Swisher, A., Cook, C., Vaughn, D., Sheikh, U., et al (2012). Clinical trial registration in physical therapy journals: recommendations from the International Society of Physiotherapy Journal Editors. Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia, 16(6), v-ix. [More Information]
  • Costa, L., Lin, C., Grossi, D., Mancini, M., Swisher, A., Cook, C., Vaughn, D., Elkins, M., Sheikh, U., Moore, A., Maher, C., et al (2012). Clinical trial registration in physiotherapy journals: recommendations from the International Society of Physiotherapy Journal Editors. Journal of Physiotherapy, 58(4), 211-213. [More Information]
  • Costa, L., Lin, C., Grossi, D., Mancini, M., Swisher, A., Cook, C., Vaughn, D., Elkins, M., Sheikh, U., Moore, A., Maher, C., et al (2012). Clinical trial registration in physiotherapy journals: recommendations from the international society of physiotherapy journal editors. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 42(12), 978-981. [More Information]
  • Driessen, M., Lin, C., van Tulder, M. (2012). Cost-effectiveness of conservative treatments for neck pain: a systematic review on economic evaluations. European Spine Journal, 21(8), 1441-1450. [More Information]
  • Williams, C., Lin, C., Jan, S. (2012). Economic analysis of physical activity interventions. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 46(6), 422-423. [More Information]
  • Thoomes, E., Scholten-Peeters, G., de Boer, A., Olsthoorn, R., Verkerk, K., Lin, C., Verhagen, A. (2012). Lack of uniform diagnostic criteria for cervical radiculopathy in conservative intervention studies: a systematic review. European Spine Journal, 21(8), 1459-1470. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Delahunt, E., King, E. (2012). Neuromuscular Training for Chronic Ankle Instability. Physical Therapy, 92(8), 987-991. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Donkers, N., Refshauge, K., Beckenkamp, P., Khera, K., Moseley, A. (2012). Rehabilitation for ankle fractures in adults (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 11, 1-113. [More Information]
  • Stanton, T., Lin, C., Smeets, R., Taylor, D., Law, R., Moseley, L. (2012). Spatially defined disruption of motor imagery performance in people with osteoarthritis. Rheumatology (Print Edition), 51(8), 1455-1464. [More Information]
  • Michaleff, Z., Lin, C., Maher, C., van Tulder, M. (2012). Spinal manipulation epidemiology: Systematic review of cost effectiveness studies. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 22(5), 655-662. [More Information]
  • Michaleff, Z., Harrison, C., Britt, H., Lin, C., Maher, C. (2012). Ten-year survey reveals differences in GP management of neck and back pain. European Spine Journal, 21(7), 1283-1289. [More Information]
  • Heijnders, I., Lin, C. (2012). Treatment of acute ankle sprains: evidence on the use of an ankle brace is unclear. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 46(12), 852-853. [More Information]
  • Hiller, C., Nightingale, E., Lin, C., Coughlan, G., Caulfield, B., Delahunt, E. (2011). Characteristics of people with recurrent ankle sprains: a systematic review with meta-analysis. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 45(8), 660-672. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Haas, M., Maher, C., Machado, L., van Tulder, M. (2011). Cost-effectiveness of general practice care for low back pain: a systematic review. European Spine Journal, 20(7), 1012-1023. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Haas, M., Maher, C., Machado, L., van Tulder, M. (2011). Cost-effectiveness of guideline-endorsed treatments for low back pain: a systematic review. European Spine Journal, 20(7), 1024-1038. [More Information]
  • Beckenkamp, P., Lin, C., Herbert, R., Haas, M., Khera, K., Moseley, A., EXACT Team, -. (2011). EXACT: EXercise or Advice after ankle fraCTure. Design of a randomised controlled trial. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 12(1), 148-1-148-7. [More Information]
  • Maher, C., Williams, C., Lin, C., Latimer, J. (2011). Managing low back pain in primary care. Australian Prescriber, 34(5), 128-132.
  • Smeets, R., Koke, A., Lin, C., Ferreira, M., Demoulin, C. (2011). Measures of function in low back pain/disorders: Low Back Pain Rating Scale (LBPRS), Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), Progressive Isoinertial Lifting Evaluation (PILE), Quebec Back Pain Disability Scale (QBPDS), and Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire (RDQ). Arthritis Care and Research, 63(s11), s158-s173. [More Information]
  • Port Nascimento, D., Lin, C. (2011). Neuromuscular training may reduce injuries of the anterior cruciate ligament in female athletes. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 45(8), 680-680. [More Information]
  • Hush, J., Lin, C., Michaleff, Z., Verhagen, A., Refshauge, K. (2011). Prognosis of Acute Idiopathic Neck Pain is Poor: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 92(5), 824-829. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., McAuley, J., Macedo, L., Barnett, D., Smeets, R., Verbunt, J. (2011). Relationship between physical activity and disability in low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Pain, 152(3), 607-613. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Lin, C. (2011). Stretching before or after exercise does not reduce delayed-onset muscle soreness. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 45(15), 1249-1250. [More Information]
  • Beckenkamp, P., Lin, C. (2011). The effects of warm-up on physical performance are not clear. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 45(6), 525-526. [More Information]
  • Koes, B., van Tulder, M., Lin, C., Macedo, L., McAuley, J., Maher, C. (2010). An updated overview of clinical guidelines for the management of non-specific low back pain in primary care. European Spine Journal, 19(12), 2075-2094. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Hiller, C., De Bies, R. (2010). Evidence-based treatment for ankle injuries: a clinical perspective. The Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy, 18(1), 22-28. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Taylor, D., Bierma-Zeinstra, S., Maher, C. (2010). Exercise for osteoarthritis of the knee. Physical Therapy, 90(6), 839-842. [More Information]
  • Delahunt, E., Coughlan, G., Caulfield, B., Nightingale, E., Lin, C., Hiller, C. (2010). Inclusion Criteria When Investigating Insufficiencies in Chronic Ankle Instability. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 42(11), 2106-2121. [More Information]
  • Williams, C., Latimer, J., Maher, C., McLachlan, A., Cooper, C., Hancock, M., Day, R., McAuley, J., Lin, C. (2010). PACE - The first placebo controlled trial of paracetamol for acute low back pain: design of a randomised controlled trial. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 11, 169-1-169-6. [More Information]
  • Andersson, E., Lin, C., Smeets, R. (2010). Performance Tests in People With Chronic Low Back Pain Responsiveness and Minimal Clinically Important Change. Spine, 35(26), E1559-E1563. [More Information]
  • Michaleff, Z., Maher, C., Jull, G., Latimer, J., Connelly, L., Lin, C., Rebbeck, T., Sterling, M. (2009). A randomised clinical trial of a comprehensive exercise program for chronic whiplash: trial protocol. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 10, 149-1-149-7. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Moseley, A., Refshauge, K. (2009). Effects of rehabilitation after ankle fracture: a Cochrane systematic review. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 45, 1-11. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., March, L., Crosbie, W., Crawford, R., Graves, S., Naylor, J., Harmer, A., Jan, S., Bennell, K., Harris, I., Fransen, M., et al (2009). Maximum recovery after knee replacement - the MARKER study rationale and protocol. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 10(16), 69-1-69-8. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Moseley, A., Herbert, R., Refshauge, K. (2009). Pain and dorsiflexion range of motion predict short- and medium-term activity limitation in people receiving physiotherapy intervention after ankle fracture: an observational study. Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, 55(1), 31-37. [More Information]
  • Harvey, L., Lin, C., Glinsky, J., De Wolf, A. (2009). The effectiveness of physical interventions for people with spinal cord injuries: a systematic review. Spinal Cord, 47(3), 184-195. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Moseley, A., Refshauge, K., Bundy, A. (2009). The Lower Extremity Functional Scale Has Good Clinimetric Properties in People With Ankle Fracture. Physical Therapy, 89(6), 580-588. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Haas, M., Moseley, A., Herbert, R., Refshauge, K. (2008). Cost and utilisation of healthcare resources during rehabilitation after ankle fracture are not linked to health insurance, income, gender, or pain: an observational study. Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, 54(3), 201-208. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Moseley, A., Haas, M., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R. (2008). Manual therapy in addition to physiotherapy does not improve clinical or economic outcomes after ankle fracture. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 40(6), 433-439. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Moseley, A., Refshauge, K. (2008). Rehabilitation for ankle fractures in adults (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 16(3), 1-167. [More Information]
  • Lannin Marshman, N., Clemson, L., McCluskey, M., Lin, C., Cameron, I., Barras, S. (2007). Feasibility and results of a randomised pilot-study of pre-discharge occupational therapy home visits. BMC Health Services Research, 7(Article 42), 42-1-42-8. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Moseley, A., Refshauge, K., Haas, M., Herbert, R. (2006). Effectiveness of joint mobilisation after cast immobilisation for ankle fracture: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial [ACTRN012605000143628]. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 7(46), 1-10. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Lin, C., Moseley, A., Refshauge, K., Haas, M., Herbert, R. (2006). Design of a clinical trial to evaluate the effects of joint mobilisation after ankle fracture. Pain Across the Lifespan: The 26th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Pain Society, unkown.
  • Lin, C., Moseley, A., Refshauge, K., Haas, M., Herbert, R. (2006). Design of a clinical trial to evaluate the effects of joint mobilisation after ankle fracture. 3rd International Ankle Symposium IAS 2006, United States: American Physical Therapy Association, Orthopedic Section.
  • Lin, C., Moseley, A., Refshauge, K. (2006). Rehabilitation for ankle fractures in adults – a Cochrane systematic review. 3rd International Ankle Symposium IAS 2006, United States: American Physical Therapy Association, Orthopedic Section.
  • Lin, C., Moseley, A., Herbert, R., Refshauge, K., Haas, M. (2005). Design of a clinical trial to evaluate the effects of joint mobilisation after ankle fracture. International Association for the Study of Pain 11th World Congress on Pain, Seattle: IASP PRESS.

2014

  • Michaleff, Z., Maher, C., Lin, C., Rebbeck, T., Jull, G., Latimer, J., Connelly, L., Sterling, M. (2014). Comprehensive physiotherapy exercise programme or advice for chronic whiplash (PROMISE): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial. The Lancet, 384(9938), 133-141. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Verwoerd, A., Maher, C., Verhagen, A., Pinto, R., Luijsterburg, P., Hancock, M. (2014). How is radiating leg pain defined in randomized controlled trials of conservative treatments in primary care? A systematic review. European Journal of Pain, 18(4), 455-464. [More Information]
  • Alsaadi, S., McAuley, J., Hush, J., Lo, S., Lin, C., Williams, C., Maher, C. (2014). Poor sleep quality is strongly associated with subsequent pain intensity in patients with acute low back pain. Arthritis & Rheumatism, 66(5), 1388-1394. [More Information]
  • Williams, C., Maher, C., Hancock, M., McAuley, J., Lin, C., Latimer, J. (2014). Recruitment rate for a clinical trial was associated with particular operational procedures and clinician characteristics. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 67(2), 169-175. [More Information]

2013

  • Costa, L., Lin, C., Grossi, D., Mancini, M., Swisher, A., Cook, C., Vaughn, D., Elkins, M., Sheikh, U., Moore, A., Maher, C., et al (2013). Clinical Trial Registration in Physical Therapy Journals: Recommendations from the International Society of Physiotherapy Journal Editors. Physical Therapy, 93(1), 6-10. [More Information]
  • Costa, L., Lin, C., Grossi, D., Mancini, M., Swisher, A., Cook, C., Vaughn, D., Elkins, M., Sheikh, U., Moore, A., Maher, C., et al (2013). Clinical trial registration in physiotherapy journals: recommendations from the international society of physiotherapy journal editors. Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal, 24(1), 4-6. [More Information]
  • Costa, L., Lin, C., Grossi, D., Mancini, M., Swisher, A., Cook, C., Vaughn, D., Elkins, M., Sheikh, U., Moore, A., Maher, C., et al (2013). Clinical trial registration in physiotherapy journals: Recommendations from the International Society of Physiotherapy Journal Editors. Manual Therapy, 18(1), 1-3. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Costa, L., Grossi, D., Mancini, M., Swisher, A., Cook, C., Vaughn, D., Elkins, M., Sheikh, U., Moore, A., Maher, C., et al (2013). Clinical Trial Registration in Physiotherapy Journals: Recommendations from the International Society of Physiotherapy Journal Editors. Physiotherapy Canada, 65(2), 109-115. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Uegaki, K., Coupé, V., Kerkhoffs, G., van Tulder, M. (2013). Economic evaluations of diagnostic tests, treatment and prevention for lateral ankle sprains: a systematic review. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 47(18), 1144-1149. [More Information]
  • Williams, C., Maher, C., Latimer, J., McLachlan, A., Hancock, M., Day, R., Billot, L., Lin, C. (2013). PACE - the first placebo controlled trial of paracetamol for acute low back pain: statistical analysis plan. Trials, 14(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Mathieson, S., Lin, C. (2013). painDETECT Questionnaire. Journal of Physiotherapy, 59(3), 211-211. [More Information]
  • Mathieson, S., Maher, C., McLachlan, A., Latimer, J., Koes, B., Hancock, M., Harris, I., O Day, R., Pik, J., Jan, S., Billot, L., Lin, C. (2013). PRECISE - pregabalin in addition to usual care for sciatica: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 14(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Verwoerd, A., Luijsterburg, P., Lin, C., Jacobs, W., Koes, B., Verhagen, A. (2013). Systematic review of prognostic factors predicting outcome in non-surgically treated patients with sciatica. European Journal of Pain, 17(8), 1126-1137. [More Information]
  • Stanton, T., Lin, C., Bray, H., Smeets, R., Taylor, D., Law, R., Moseley, G. (2013). Tactile acuity is disrupted in osteoarthritis but is unrelated to disruptions in motor imagery performance. Rheumatology, 52(8), 1509-1519. [More Information]

2012

  • Michaleff, Z., Maher, C., Verhagen, A., Rebbeck, T., Lin, C. (2012). Accuracy of the Canadian C-spine rule and NEXUS to screen for clinically important cervical spine injury in patients following blunt trauma: a systematic review. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 184(16), E867-E867. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Elkins, M., Maher, C., Costa, L., Grossi, D., Mancini, M., Swisher, A., Cook, C., Vaughn, D., Sheikh, U., et al (2012). Clinical trial registration in physical therapy journals: recommendations from the International Society of Physiotherapy Journal Editors. Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia, 16(6), v-ix. [More Information]
  • Costa, L., Lin, C., Grossi, D., Mancini, M., Swisher, A., Cook, C., Vaughn, D., Elkins, M., Sheikh, U., Moore, A., Maher, C., et al (2012). Clinical trial registration in physiotherapy journals: recommendations from the International Society of Physiotherapy Journal Editors. Journal of Physiotherapy, 58(4), 211-213. [More Information]
  • Costa, L., Lin, C., Grossi, D., Mancini, M., Swisher, A., Cook, C., Vaughn, D., Elkins, M., Sheikh, U., Moore, A., Maher, C., et al (2012). Clinical trial registration in physiotherapy journals: recommendations from the international society of physiotherapy journal editors. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 42(12), 978-981. [More Information]
  • Driessen, M., Lin, C., van Tulder, M. (2012). Cost-effectiveness of conservative treatments for neck pain: a systematic review on economic evaluations. European Spine Journal, 21(8), 1441-1450. [More Information]
  • Williams, C., Lin, C., Jan, S. (2012). Economic analysis of physical activity interventions. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 46(6), 422-423. [More Information]
  • Thoomes, E., Scholten-Peeters, G., de Boer, A., Olsthoorn, R., Verkerk, K., Lin, C., Verhagen, A. (2012). Lack of uniform diagnostic criteria for cervical radiculopathy in conservative intervention studies: a systematic review. European Spine Journal, 21(8), 1459-1470. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Delahunt, E., King, E. (2012). Neuromuscular Training for Chronic Ankle Instability. Physical Therapy, 92(8), 987-991. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Donkers, N., Refshauge, K., Beckenkamp, P., Khera, K., Moseley, A. (2012). Rehabilitation for ankle fractures in adults (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 11, 1-113. [More Information]
  • Stanton, T., Lin, C., Smeets, R., Taylor, D., Law, R., Moseley, L. (2012). Spatially defined disruption of motor imagery performance in people with osteoarthritis. Rheumatology (Print Edition), 51(8), 1455-1464. [More Information]
  • Michaleff, Z., Lin, C., Maher, C., van Tulder, M. (2012). Spinal manipulation epidemiology: Systematic review of cost effectiveness studies. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 22(5), 655-662. [More Information]
  • Michaleff, Z., Harrison, C., Britt, H., Lin, C., Maher, C. (2012). Ten-year survey reveals differences in GP management of neck and back pain. European Spine Journal, 21(7), 1283-1289. [More Information]
  • Heijnders, I., Lin, C. (2012). Treatment of acute ankle sprains: evidence on the use of an ankle brace is unclear. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 46(12), 852-853. [More Information]

2011

  • Hiller, C., Nightingale, E., Lin, C., Coughlan, G., Caulfield, B., Delahunt, E. (2011). Characteristics of people with recurrent ankle sprains: a systematic review with meta-analysis. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 45(8), 660-672. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Haas, M., Maher, C., Machado, L., van Tulder, M. (2011). Cost-effectiveness of general practice care for low back pain: a systematic review. European Spine Journal, 20(7), 1012-1023. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Haas, M., Maher, C., Machado, L., van Tulder, M. (2011). Cost-effectiveness of guideline-endorsed treatments for low back pain: a systematic review. European Spine Journal, 20(7), 1024-1038. [More Information]
  • Beckenkamp, P., Lin, C., Herbert, R., Haas, M., Khera, K., Moseley, A., EXACT Team, -. (2011). EXACT: EXercise or Advice after ankle fraCTure. Design of a randomised controlled trial. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 12(1), 148-1-148-7. [More Information]
  • Maher, C., Williams, C., Lin, C., Latimer, J. (2011). Managing low back pain in primary care. Australian Prescriber, 34(5), 128-132.
  • Smeets, R., Koke, A., Lin, C., Ferreira, M., Demoulin, C. (2011). Measures of function in low back pain/disorders: Low Back Pain Rating Scale (LBPRS), Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), Progressive Isoinertial Lifting Evaluation (PILE), Quebec Back Pain Disability Scale (QBPDS), and Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire (RDQ). Arthritis Care and Research, 63(s11), s158-s173. [More Information]
  • Port Nascimento, D., Lin, C. (2011). Neuromuscular training may reduce injuries of the anterior cruciate ligament in female athletes. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 45(8), 680-680. [More Information]
  • Hush, J., Lin, C., Michaleff, Z., Verhagen, A., Refshauge, K. (2011). Prognosis of Acute Idiopathic Neck Pain is Poor: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 92(5), 824-829. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., McAuley, J., Macedo, L., Barnett, D., Smeets, R., Verbunt, J. (2011). Relationship between physical activity and disability in low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Pain, 152(3), 607-613. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Lin, C. (2011). Stretching before or after exercise does not reduce delayed-onset muscle soreness. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 45(15), 1249-1250. [More Information]
  • Beckenkamp, P., Lin, C. (2011). The effects of warm-up on physical performance are not clear. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 45(6), 525-526. [More Information]

2010

  • Koes, B., van Tulder, M., Lin, C., Macedo, L., McAuley, J., Maher, C. (2010). An updated overview of clinical guidelines for the management of non-specific low back pain in primary care. European Spine Journal, 19(12), 2075-2094. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Hiller, C., De Bies, R. (2010). Evidence-based treatment for ankle injuries: a clinical perspective. The Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy, 18(1), 22-28. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Taylor, D., Bierma-Zeinstra, S., Maher, C. (2010). Exercise for osteoarthritis of the knee. Physical Therapy, 90(6), 839-842. [More Information]
  • Delahunt, E., Coughlan, G., Caulfield, B., Nightingale, E., Lin, C., Hiller, C. (2010). Inclusion Criteria When Investigating Insufficiencies in Chronic Ankle Instability. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 42(11), 2106-2121. [More Information]
  • Williams, C., Latimer, J., Maher, C., McLachlan, A., Cooper, C., Hancock, M., Day, R., McAuley, J., Lin, C. (2010). PACE - The first placebo controlled trial of paracetamol for acute low back pain: design of a randomised controlled trial. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 11, 169-1-169-6. [More Information]
  • Andersson, E., Lin, C., Smeets, R. (2010). Performance Tests in People With Chronic Low Back Pain Responsiveness and Minimal Clinically Important Change. Spine, 35(26), E1559-E1563. [More Information]

2009

  • Michaleff, Z., Maher, C., Jull, G., Latimer, J., Connelly, L., Lin, C., Rebbeck, T., Sterling, M. (2009). A randomised clinical trial of a comprehensive exercise program for chronic whiplash: trial protocol. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 10, 149-1-149-7. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Moseley, A., Refshauge, K. (2009). Effects of rehabilitation after ankle fracture: a Cochrane systematic review. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 45, 1-11. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., March, L., Crosbie, W., Crawford, R., Graves, S., Naylor, J., Harmer, A., Jan, S., Bennell, K., Harris, I., Fransen, M., et al (2009). Maximum recovery after knee replacement - the MARKER study rationale and protocol. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 10(16), 69-1-69-8. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Moseley, A., Herbert, R., Refshauge, K. (2009). Pain and dorsiflexion range of motion predict short- and medium-term activity limitation in people receiving physiotherapy intervention after ankle fracture: an observational study. Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, 55(1), 31-37. [More Information]
  • Harvey, L., Lin, C., Glinsky, J., De Wolf, A. (2009). The effectiveness of physical interventions for people with spinal cord injuries: a systematic review. Spinal Cord, 47(3), 184-195. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Moseley, A., Refshauge, K., Bundy, A. (2009). The Lower Extremity Functional Scale Has Good Clinimetric Properties in People With Ankle Fracture. Physical Therapy, 89(6), 580-588. [More Information]

2008

  • Lin, C., Haas, M., Moseley, A., Herbert, R., Refshauge, K. (2008). Cost and utilisation of healthcare resources during rehabilitation after ankle fracture are not linked to health insurance, income, gender, or pain: an observational study. Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, 54(3), 201-208. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Moseley, A., Haas, M., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R. (2008). Manual therapy in addition to physiotherapy does not improve clinical or economic outcomes after ankle fracture. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 40(6), 433-439. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Moseley, A., Refshauge, K. (2008). Rehabilitation for ankle fractures in adults (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 16(3), 1-167. [More Information]

2007

  • Lannin Marshman, N., Clemson, L., McCluskey, M., Lin, C., Cameron, I., Barras, S. (2007). Feasibility and results of a randomised pilot-study of pre-discharge occupational therapy home visits. BMC Health Services Research, 7(Article 42), 42-1-42-8. [More Information]

2006

  • Lin, C., Moseley, A., Refshauge, K., Haas, M., Herbert, R. (2006). Design of a clinical trial to evaluate the effects of joint mobilisation after ankle fracture. Pain Across the Lifespan: The 26th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Pain Society, unkown.
  • Lin, C., Moseley, A., Refshauge, K., Haas, M., Herbert, R. (2006). Design of a clinical trial to evaluate the effects of joint mobilisation after ankle fracture. 3rd International Ankle Symposium IAS 2006, United States: American Physical Therapy Association, Orthopedic Section.
  • Lin, C., Moseley, A., Refshauge, K., Haas, M., Herbert, R. (2006). Effectiveness of joint mobilisation after cast immobilisation for ankle fracture: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial [ACTRN012605000143628]. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 7(46), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Moseley, A., Refshauge, K. (2006). Rehabilitation for ankle fractures in adults – a Cochrane systematic review. 3rd International Ankle Symposium IAS 2006, United States: American Physical Therapy Association, Orthopedic Section.

2005

  • Lin, C., Moseley, A., Herbert, R., Refshauge, K., Haas, M. (2005). Design of a clinical trial to evaluate the effects of joint mobilisation after ankle fracture. International Association for the Study of Pain 11th World Congress on Pain, Seattle: IASP PRESS.

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