Dr Rafael Zambelli Pinto

Dr Rafael Zambelli Pinto

Research Associate
Medicine & Health
School of Health Sciences

Dr Rafael Zambelli Pinto is a Research Associate in the School of Health Sciences. In this role, his responsibilities include overseeing clinical trials conducted at the Centre for Pain IMPACT. He is a physiotherapist by background and completed his PhD at the University of Sydney in 2013. Regarding his past work experiences, Dr. Zambelli worked as a project manager at Pain Management Research Institute, University of Sydney, at the Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia (2013-2014), as a lecturer at the Sao Paulo State University, Brazil (2014-2017) and as a senior lecturer at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil (2017-2023). He is spending his sabbatical year at the Centre for Pain IMPACT. Currently, he is the secretary of the International Society of Physiotherapy Journal Editors (ISPJE) and the editor-in-Chief of the Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy (BJPT).

Location
Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) Margarete Ainsworth Building Barker Street Randwick NSW 2031
  • Journal articles | 2024
    Alves GS; Vera GEZ; Maher CG; Ferreira GE; Machado GC; Buchbinder R; Pinto RZ; Oliveira CB, 2024, 'Clinical care standards for the management of low back pain: a scoping review', Rheumatology International, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00296-024-05543-2
    Journal articles | 2024
    Lemes ÍR; Morelhão PK; Verhagen A; Gobbi C; Oliveira CB; Silva NS; Lustosa LP; Franco MR; Pinto RZ, 2024, 'Does the Number of Comorbidities Predict Pain and Disability in Older Adults With Chronic Low Back Pain? A Longitudinal Study With 6- and 12-Month Follow-ups', Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, 47, pp. 21 - 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JPT.0000000000000400
    Journal articles | 2024
    Sharma S; Verhagen AP; Elkins M; Brismée JM; Fulk GD; Taradaj J; Steen L; Jette A; Moore A; Stewart A; Hoogenboom BJ; Söderlund A; Harms M; Pinto RZ, 2024, 'Research from low-income and middle-income countries will benefit global health and the physiotherapy profession, but it requires support', Journal of Physiotherapy, 70, pp. 1 - 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphys.2023.08.013
    Journal articles | 2024
    Stubbs C; McAuliffe S; Chimenti RL; Coombes BK; Haines T; Heales L; de Vos RJ; Lehman G; Mallows A; Michener LA; Millar NL; O’Neill S; O’Sullivan K; Plinsinga M; Rathleff M; Rio E; Ross M; Roy JS; Silbernagel KG; Thomson A; Trevail T; Den Akker-Scheek IV; Vicenzino B; Vlaeyen JWS; Pinto RZ; Malliaras P, 2024, 'Which Psychological and Psychosocial Constructs Are Important to Measure in Future Tendinopathy Clinical Trials? A Modified International Delphi Study With Expert Clinician/ Researchers and People With Tendinopathy', Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 54, pp. 14 - 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2023.11903
    Journal articles | 2023
    Barreto Rabelo D; Coelho Figueira Freire AP; Colen Milagres Brandão F; Oliveira Melo S; Ocarino JM; Saldanha Dos Anjos MT; Schleip R; Souza TR; Simoneau G; Zambelli Pinto R, 2023, 'Myofascial stiffness of plantar fascia and Achilles tendon in individuals with plantar fasciopathy: An observational cross-sectional study.', Musculoskelet Sci Pract, 66, pp. 102781, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2023.102781
    Journal articles | 2023
    Innocenti T; Ostelo R; Verhagen A; Pinto RZ; Salvioli S; Giagio S; Chiarotto A, 2023, 'Rehabilitation journal editors recognize the need for interventions targeted to improve the completeness of reporting, but there is heterogeneity in terms of strategies actually adopted: A cross-sectional web-based survey', Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine, 16, pp. 111 - 115, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jebm.12527
    Journal articles | 2023
    Muller MR; Lemes ÍR; Silva MSDC; Silva NS; Hernández AGM; Pinto RZ, 2023, 'The efficacy of neuromuscular training, with minimal or no equipment, on performance of youth athletes: A systematic review with meta-analysis', Physical Therapy in Sport, 64, pp. 104 - 116, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ptsp.2023.09.010
    Journal articles | 2023
    Ocarino JM; Montenegro LCC; Ribeiro AJF; Pinto RZ; de Andrade AGP; Pinheiro LSP; Souza TR; Resende RA, 2023, 'Prediction equation of hip external rotators torque in healthy adults and older adults using the measure of hip extensors maximum torque', Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy, 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjpt.2023.100516
    Journal articles | 2023
    Oliveira CB; Coombs D; Machado GC; McCaffery K; Richards B; Pinto RZ; O'Keeffe M; Maher CG; Christofaro DGD, 2023, 'Process evaluation of the implementation of an evidence-based model of care for low back pain in Australian emergency departments', Musculoskeletal Science and Practice, 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2023.102814
    Journal articles | 2023
    Pinto R; Lacerda J; Silva L; Araújo AC; Fontes R; Lima TS; Miranda AE; Sanjuán L; Gonçalo Oliveira H; Atun R; Valentim R, 2023, 'Text mining analysis to understand the impact of online news on public health response: case of syphilis epidemic in Brazil', Frontiers in Public Health, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2023.1248121
    Journal articles | 2023
    Rabelo DB; Freire APCF; Brandão FCM; Melo SO; Ocarino JM; dos Anjos MTS; Schleip R; Souza TR; Simoneau G; Pinto RZ, 2023, 'Erratum to “Myofascial stiffness of plantar fascia and Achilles tendon in individuals with plantar fasciopathy: An observational cross-sectional study” [Musculoskel. Sci. Pract. 66 (2023) 102781] (Musculoskeletal Science and Practice (2023) 66, (S2468781223000668), (10.1016/j.msksp.2023.102781))', Musculoskeletal Science and Practice, 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2023.102821
    Journal articles | 2023
    Sharma S; Verhagen A; Elkins M; Brismée JM; Fulk GD; Taradaj J; Steen L; Jette A; Moore A; Stewart A; Hoogenboom BJ; Söderlund A; Harms M; Pinto RZ, 2023, 'Research From Low-Income and Middle-Income Countries Will Benefit Global Health and the Physiotherapy Profession, but It Requires Support', Physical Therapy, 103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzad081
    Journal articles | 2023
    Sharma S; Verhagen A; Elkins M; Brismée JM; Fulk GD; Taradaj J; Steen L; Jette A; Moore A; Stewart A; Hoogenboom BJ; Söderlund A; Harms M; Pinto RZ, 2023, 'Research from Low-Income and Middle-Income Countries will Benefit Global Health and the Physiotherapy Profession, but it Requires Support', International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.26603/001C.83948
    Journal articles | 2023
    Sharma S; Verhagen A; Elkins M; Brismée JM; Fulk GD; Taradaj J; Steen L; Jette A; Moore A; Stewart A; Hoogenboom BJ; Söderlund A; Harms M; Pinto RZ, 2023, 'Research from low-income and middle-income countries will benefit global health and the physiotherapy profession, but it requires support', Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy, 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjpt.2023.100530
    Journal articles | 2023
    Sharma S; Verhagen A; Elkins M; Brismée JM; Fulk GD; Taradaj J; Steen L; Jette A; Moore A; Stewart A; Hoogenboom BJ; Söderlund A; Harms M; Pinto RZ, 2023, 'Research from low-income and middle-income countries will benefit global health and the physiotherapy profession, but it requires support', European Journal of Physiotherapy, 25, pp. 238 - 242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21679169.2023.2240997
    Journal articles | 2023
    Sharma S; Verhagen A; Elkins M; Brismée JM; Fulk GD; Taradaj J; Steen L; Jette A; Moore A; Stewart A; Hoogenboom BJ; Söderlund A; Harms M; Pinto RZ, 2023, 'Research from low-income and middle-income countries will benefit global health and the physiotherapy profession, but it requires support', Musculoskeletal Science and Practice, 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2023.102836
    Journal articles | 2023
    Sharma S; Verhagen A; Elkins M; Brismée JM; Fulk GD; Taradaj J; Steen L; Jette A; Moore A; Stewart A; Hoogenboom BJ; Söderlund A; Harms M; Pinto RZ, 2023, 'Research from low-income and middle-income countries will benefit global health and the physiotherapy profession, but it requires support', Physiotherapy (United Kingdom), 121, pp. A1 - A5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2023.08.003
    Journal articles | 2023
    Sharma S; Verhagen AP; Elkins M; Brismée JM; Fulk GD; Taradaj J; Steen L; Jette A; Moore A; Stewart A; Hoogenboom BJ; Söderlund A; Harms M; Pinto RZ, 2023, 'Research from low-income and middle-income countries will benefit global health and the physiotherapy profession, but it requires support', Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy, 31, pp. 305 - 310, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10669817.2023.2253071
    Journal articles | 2023
    Sharma S; Verhagen AP; Elkins M; Brismée JM; Fulk GD; Taradaj J; Steen L; Jette A; Moore A; Stewart AV; Hoogenboom BJ; Soderland A; Harms M; Pinto RZ, 2023, 'Research from low-income and middle-income countries will benefit global health and the physiotherapy profession, but it requires support', South African Journal of Physiotherapy, 79, http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajp.v79i1.1957
    Journal articles | 2023
    Silva NS; Elkins MR; Lemes ÍR; Stubbs PW; Franco MR; Pinto RZ, 2023, 'Clinical trial registration has become more prevalent in physical therapy but it is still inadequate: A meta-research study', Musculoskeletal Science and Practice, 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2023.102854
    Journal articles | 2023
    da Silva Martins MD; Lemes ÍR; Esposito E; Morelhão PK; Narciso PH; Franco MR; Pinto RZ, 2023, 'Association Between Domain-Specific Physical Activity and Chronic Low Back Pain in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Cross-Sectional Study', Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 31, pp. 798 - 805, http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/japa.2022-0279
    Journal articles | 2022
    Aoyagi GA; Pinto RZ; Lemes ÍR; Pastre CM; Eto BY; Faria MS; Morelhão PK; Franco MR, 2022, 'Fear of falling does not predict self-reported physical activity: an observational study with community-dwelling older adults', Physiotherapy (United Kingdom), 116, pp. 50 - 57, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2022.02.006
    Journal articles | 2022
    Chou R; Pinto RZ; Fu R; Lowe RA; Henschke N; McAuley JH; Dana T, 2022, 'Systemic corticosteroids for radicular and non-radicular low back pain', Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2022, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD012450.pub2
    Journal articles | 2022
    Damato TM; Christofaro DGD; Pinheiro MB; Morelhao PK; Pinto RZ; De Oliveira Silva D; Tebar WR; Grande GHD; Oliveira CB, 2022, 'Does sedentary behaviour contribute to the development of a new episode of low back pain? A systematic review of prospective cohort studies', European Journal of Pain (United Kingdom), 26, pp. 1412 - 1423, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejp.1977
    Journal articles | 2022
    Diniz LM; Oliveira CB; Machado GC; Maher CG; Verhagen AP; Fernandes DAM; Franco MR; Souza TR; Pinto RZ, 2022, 'Effectiveness of brief patient information materials for promoting correct beliefs about imaging and inevitable consequences of low back pain: A randomised controlled trial', Clinical Rehabilitation, 36, pp. 527 - 537, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/02692155211065974
    Journal articles | 2022
    Elkins MR; Pinto RZ; Verhagen A; Grygorowicz M; Söderlund A; Guemann M; Gómez-Conesa A; Blanton S; Brismée JM; Agarwal S; Jette A; Harms M; Verheyden G; Sheikh U, 2022, 'Correspondence: Response to Lakens', Journal of Physiotherapy, 68, pp. 214, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphys.2022.06.003
    Journal articles | 2022
    Elkins MR; Pinto RZ; Verhagen A; Grygorowicz M; Söderlund A; Guemann M; Gómez-Conesa A; Blanton S; Brismée JM; Agarwal S; Jette A; Karstens S; Harms M; Verheyden G; Sheikh U, 2022, 'Corrigendum to ‘Statistical inference through estimation: recommendations from the International Society of Physiotherapy Journal Editors’ [J Physiother 2022;68:1–4](S1836955321001302)(10.1016/j.jphys.2021.12.003)', Journal of Physiotherapy, 68, pp. 89, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphys.2022.03.008
    Journal articles | 2022
    Elkins MR; Pinto RZ; Verhagen A; Grygorowicz M; Söderlund A; Guemann M; Gómez-Conesa A; Blanton S; Brismée JM; Agarwal S; Jette A; Karstens S; Harms M; Verheyden G; Sheikh U, 2022, 'Erratum: Correction to: Elkins MR, Pinto RZ, Verhagen A, et al. Statistical inference through estimation: recommendations from the International Society of Physiotherapy Journal Editors. Phys Ther. 2022;102:pzac066. https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzac066 (Physical therapy (2022) 102 6 PII: pzac107)', Physical therapy, 102, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzac107
    Journal articles | 2022
    Elkins MR; Pinto RZ; Verhagen A; Grygorowicz M; Söderlund A; Guemann M; Gómez-Conesa A; Blanton S; Brismée JM; Agarwal S; Jette A; Karstens S; Harms M; Verheyden G; Sheikh U, 2022, 'Statistical inference through estimation: Recommendations from the International Society of Physiotherapy Journal Editors', Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy, 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjpt.2021.100387
    Journal articles | 2022
    Elkins MR; Pinto RZ; Verhagen A; Grygorowicz M; Söderlund A; Guemann M; Gómez-Conesa A; Blanton S; Brismée JM; Agarwal S; Jette A; Karstens S; Harms M; Verheyden G; Sheikh U, 2022, 'Statistical inference through estimation: recommendations from the International Society of Physiotherapy Journal Editors', European Journal of Physiotherapy, 24, pp. 129 - 133, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21679169.2022.2073991
    Journal articles | 2022
    Elkins MR; Pinto RZ; Verhagen A; Grygorowicz M; Söderlund A; Guemann M; Gómez-Conesa A; Blanton S; Brismée JM; Agarwal S; Jette A; Karstens S; Harms M; Verheyden G; Sheikh U, 2022, 'Statistical inference through estimation: recommendations from the International Society of Physiotherapy Journal Editors', Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy, 30, pp. 133 - 138, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10669817.2022.2071980
    Journal articles | 2022
    Elkins MR; Pinto RZ; Verhagen A; Grygorowicz M; Söderlund A; Guemann M; Gómez-Conesa A; Blanton S; Brismée JM; Agarwal S; Jette A; Karstens S; Harms M; Verheyden G; Sheikh U, 2022, 'Statistical inference through estimation: recommendations from the International Society of Physiotherapy Journal Editors', Physical Therapy, 102, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzac066
    Journal articles | 2022
    Elkins MR; Pinto RZ; Verhagen A; Grygorowicz M; Söderlund A; Guemann M; Gómez-Conesa A; Blanton S; Brismée JM; Ardern C; Agarwal S; Jette A; Karstens S; Harms M; Verheyden G; Sheikh U, 2022, 'Statistical inference through estimation: recommendations from the International Society of Physiotherapy Journal Editors', Journal of Physiotherapy, 68, pp. 1 - 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphys.2021.12.001
    Journal articles | 2022
    Fernandes DAM; Freire APCF; Santos JM; Lemes IR; Diniz LM; Franco MR; Ocarino JM; Pinto RZ, 2022, 'The Modified Back Beliefs Questionnaire as a tool to screen for incorrect beliefs regarding back pain: Cross-cultural adaptation and measurement properties', International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine, 44, pp. 9 - 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijosm.2022.04.001
    Journal articles | 2022
    Freire APCF; de Oliveira CBS; Christofaro DGD; Shumate S; Marques LBF; Pinto RZ, 2022, 'Isotemporal Substitution of Sedentary Behavior by Different Physical Activity Intensities on Pain and Disability of Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Cross-Sectional Study', Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 103, pp. 1944 - 1950, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2022.03.017
    Journal articles | 2022
    Hisamatsu TM; Oliveira CB; Lira FS; Morelhão PK; Azevedo BR; Lemes ÍR; Franco MR; Pinto RZ, 2022, 'Occupational Physical Activity Was Associated With Disability Levels at 6-Month Follow-Up of Patients With Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain: A Prospective Cohort Study', Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 19, pp. 409 - 416, http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2021-0798
    Journal articles | 2022
    Kakazu VA; Pinto RZ; Dokkedal-Silva V; Fernandes GL; Gobbi C; Andersen ML; Tufik S; Pires GN; Morelhão PK, 2022, 'Does poor sleep quality and excessive daytime sleepiness influence fear of falling among older adults? A cross-sectional study', Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 20, pp. 287 - 295, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s41105-021-00368-z
    Journal articles | 2022
    Kakazu VA; Pinto RZ; Dokkedal-Silva V; Fernandes GL; Gobbi C; Andersen ML; Tufik S; Pires GN; Morelhão PK, 2022, 'Sleep Quality, Body Mass Index and Waist-to-Hip Ratio in Older Adults', Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 40, pp. 150 - 160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02703181.2021.1994098
    Journal articles | 2022
    Lemes IR; Souza TR; De Oliveira Silva D; Lage VN; Roch BAB; Verhagen E; Bolling C; Aquino CF; Fonseca ST; Pinto RZ, 2022, 'Infographic. Exercise-based prevention programmes for non-contact musculoskeletal injuries in football (soccer)', British Journal of Sports Medicine, 56, pp. 61 - 62, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2021-104592
    Journal articles | 2022
    Lemes ÍR; Oliveira CB; Silva GCR; Pinto RZ; Tebar WR; Christofaro DG, 2022, 'Association of sedentary behavior and early engagement in physical activity with low back pain in adolescents: a cross-sectional epidemiological study', European Spine Journal, 31, pp. 152 - 158, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-021-07004-x
    Journal articles | 2022
    Malta DC; Bernal RTI; Ribeiro EG; Ferreira EDMR; Pinto RZ; Pereira CA, 2022, 'Chronic back pain among Brazilian adults: data from the 2019 National Health Survey', Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1980-549720220032
    Journal articles | 2022
    Morelhão PK; Gobbi C; Christofaro DGD; Damato TM; Grande GD; Frange C; Andersen ML; Tufik S; Franco MR; Pinto RZ, 2022, 'Bidirectional Association Between Sleep Quality and Low Back Pain in Older Adults: A Longitudinal Observational Study', Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 103, pp. 1558 - 1564, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2021.11.009
    Journal articles | 2022
    OLIVEIRA CB; CHRISTOFARO DGD; MAHER CG; FRANCO MR; Tiedemann A; SILVA FG; DAMATO TM; NICHOLAS MK; PINTO RZ, 2022, 'Adding Physical Activity Coaching and an Activity Monitor Was No More Effective Than Adding an Attention Control Intervention to Group Exercise for Patients With Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain (PAyBACK Trial): A Randomized Trial', Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 52, pp. 287 - 299, http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2022.10874
    Journal articles | 2022
    Oliveira SD; Pinto RZ; Gobbi C; Fernandes GL; Dokkedal-Silva V; Lemes ÍR; Andersen ML; Tufik S; Lorenconi RMR; Morelhão PK, 2022, 'Sleep Quality Predicts Functional Disability in Older Adults with Low Back Pain: A Longitudinal Study', Journal of Applied Gerontology, 41, pp. 2374 - 2381, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/07334648221113500
    Journal articles | 2022
    Pinto R; Silva L; Valentim R; Kumar V; Gusmão C; Oliveira CA; Lacerda J, 2022, 'Systematic Review on Information Technology Approaches to Evaluate the Impact of Public Health Campaigns: Real Cases and Possible Directions', Frontiers in Public Health, 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2021.715403
    Journal articles | 2022
    de Souza JM; Tebar WR; Delfino LD; Tebar FSG; Gobbo LA; Pinto RZ; da Silva CCM; Oliveira CBS; Christofaro DGD, 2022, 'Relationship between physical activity domains and musculoskeletal disorders in public school teachers', International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 92, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ergon.2022.103379
    Journal articles | 2021
    Araujo GMD; Pinto RZ; Azevedo BR; Silva FG; Damato TM; Grande GD; Christofaro DGD; Oliveira CB, 2021, 'Measurement Properties of the Sedentary Behavior Questionnaire in Patients with Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain', PM and R, 13, pp. 250 - 257, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pmrj.12490
    Journal articles | 2021
    Canhin DDS; Tebar WR; Scarabottolo CC; Silva GCR; Pinto RZ; Gobbo LA; Oliveira CBS; Christofaro DGD, 2021, 'Physical activity across life stages and sleep quality in adulthood - an epidemiological study', Sleep Medicine, 83, pp. 34 - 39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sleep.2021.04.035
    Journal articles | 2021
    Cury AC; Pinto RZ; Madaleno FO; Resende RA, 2021, 'Do older adults present altered pelvic and trunk movement pattern during gait? A systematic review with meta-analysis and GRADE recommendations', Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy, 25, pp. 484 - 499, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjpt.2021.01.003
    Journal articles | 2021
    Damato TM; Oliveira CB; Franco MR; Silva FG; Gobbi C; Morelhão PK; Christofaro DG; Pinto RZ, 2021, 'Characteristics Associated With People With Chronic Low Back Pain Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines and Recommendations for Sedentary Behavior: A Cross-Sectional Study', Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 44, pp. 378 - 388, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmpt.2021.03.005
    Journal articles | 2021
    Fernandes IMC; Morelhão PK; Hisamatsu TM; Diniz TA; Gerosa-Neto J; Panissa VLG; Lira FS; Pinto RZ, 2021, 'Assessment of aerobic fitness in individuals with and without nonspecific chronic low back pain: a pilot study', International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 44, pp. 24 - 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MRR.0000000000000442
    Journal articles | 2021
    Franco MF; Madaleno FO; de Paula TMN; Ferreira TV; Pinto RZ; Resende RA, 2021, 'Prevalence of overuse injuries in athletes from individual and team sports: A systematic review with meta-analysis and GRADE recommendations', Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy, 25, pp. 500 - 513, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjpt.2021.04.013
    Journal articles | 2021
    Khorami AK; Oliveira CB; Maher CG; Bindels PJE; Machado GC; Pinto RZ; Koes BW; Chiarotto A, 2021, 'Recommendations for diagnosis and treatment of lumbosacral radicular pain: A systematic review of clinical practice guidelines', Journal of Clinical Medicine, 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jcm10112482
    Journal articles | 2021
    Lemes IR; Pinto RZ; Lage VN; Roch BAB; Verhagen E; Bolling C; Aquino CF; Fonseca ST; Souza TR, 2021, 'Do exercise-based prevention programmes reduce non-contact musculoskeletal injuries in football (soccer)? A systematic review and meta-analysis with 13 355 athletes and more than 1 million exposure hours', British Journal of Sports Medicine, 55, pp. 1170 - 1178, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2020-103683
    Journal articles | 2021
    Lemes IR; Pinto RZ, 2021, 'Critically appraised paper: Physiotherapy improved pain and functional disability more than glucocorticoid injection in people with knee osteoarthritis [commentary]', Journal of Physiotherapy, 67, pp. 64, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphys.2020.11.009
    Journal articles | 2021
    Lemes ÍR; Pinto RZ; Turi Lynch BC; Codogno JS; Oliveira CB; Ross LM; Araújo Fernandes R; Monteiro HL, 2021, 'The Association between Leisure-time Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, and Low Back Pain: A Cross-sectional Analysis in Primary Care Settings', Spine, 46, pp. 596 - 602, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000003996
    Journal articles | 2021
    Magalhães FA; Fonseca ST; Araújo VL; Trede RG; Oliveira LM; Castor CGME; Pinto RZ; Souza TR, 2021, 'Midfoot passive stiffness affects foot and ankle kinematics and kinetics during the propulsive phase of walking', Journal of Biomechanics, 119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2021.110328
    Journal articles | 2021
    Martins SCS; Resende RA; Pinheiro LSP; Souza TR; Pinto RZ; Andrade AGP; Lustosa LP; Ocarino JM, 2021, 'Prediction equation of hip external rotators maximum torque in healthy adults and older adults using the measure of hip extensors maximum torque', Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy, 25, pp. 415 - 420, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjpt.2020.08.005
    Journal articles | 2021
    Oliveira CB; Maher CG; Koes BW; Cohen SP; Pinto RZ, 2021, 'Reply to the Letter to the Editor Concerning "Epidural Corticosteroid Injections for Sciatica: A Cochrane Review of Epidural Corticosteroid Injections Distorts the Truth"', Spine, 46, pp. E750 - E751, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000004069
    Journal articles | 2021
    Oliveira CB; Pinto RZ; Damato TM; Lemes IR; Delfino LD; Tebar WR; Christofaro DGD, 2021, 'Daily activity limitations and physical activity encouragement influence adolescents seeking health care for neck and low back pain', Musculoskeletal Science and Practice, 54, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2021.102385
    Journal articles | 2021
    Oliveira CB; Pinto RZ, 2021, 'Clinimetrics: Photograph Series of Daily Activities – Short Electronic Version (PHODA-SeV)', Journal of Physiotherapy, 67, pp. 222, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphys.2020.09.006
    Journal articles | 2021
    Pinheiro LSP; Ocarino JM; Madaleno FO; Verhagen E; De Mello MT; Albuquerque MR; Andrade AGP; Da Mata CP; Pinto RZ; Silva A; Resende RA, 2021, 'Prevalence and incidence of injuries in para athletes: A systematic review with meta-analysis and GRADE recommendations', British Journal of Sports Medicine, 55, pp. 1357 - 1365, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2020-102823
    Journal articles | 2020
    Azevedo BR; Oliveira CB; Araujo GMD; Silva FG; Damato TM; Pinto RZ; Christofaro DGD, 2020, 'Is There Equivalence between the Electronic and Paper Version of the Questionnaires for Assessment of Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain?', Spine, 45, pp. E329 - E335, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000003281
    Journal articles | 2020
    De Souza JM; Pinto RZ; Tebar WR; Gil FCS; Delfino LD; Morelhão PK; Da Silva CCM; Oliveira CBS; Christofaro DGD, 2020, 'Association of musculoskeletal pain with poor sleep quality in public school teachers', Work, 65, pp. 599 - 606, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/WOR-203114
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ferreira ÉDMR; Pinto RZ; Arantes PMMH; Vieira ÉLM; Teixeira AL; Ferreira FR; Vaz DV, 2020, 'Stress, anxiety, self-efficacy, and the meanings that physical therapy students attribute to their experience with an objective structured clinical examination', BMC Medical Education, 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12909-020-02202-5
    Journal articles | 2020
    Franco MR; Sherrington C; Tiedemann A; Pereira LS; Perracini MR; Faria CSG; Negrão-Filho RF; Pinto RZ; Pastre CM, 2020, 'Effect of Senior Dance (DanSE) on Fall Risk Factors in Older Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial', Physical Therapy, 100, pp. 600 - 608, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzz187
    Journal articles | 2020
    Grande GD; Oliveira CB; Morelhão PK; Sherrington C; Tiedemann A; Pinto RZ; Franco MR, 2020, 'Interventions Promoting Physical Activity among Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis', Gerontologist, 60, pp. E583 - E599, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnz167
    Journal articles | 2020
    Morelhão PK; Pinto RZ; Tufik S; Andersen ML, 2020, 'Sleep Disturbance and Low Back Pain in Older Adults: A Bidirectional Relationship?', Pain Medicine (United States), 21, pp. 1303 - 1304, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/pm/pnz240
    Journal articles | 2020
    Nicholas MK; Costa DSJ; Linton SJ; Main CJ; Shaw WS; Pearce G; Gleeson M; Pinto RZ; Blyth FM; McAuley JH; Smeets RJEM; McGarity A, 2020, 'Implementation of Early Intervention Protocol in Australia for ‘High Risk’ Injured Workers is Associated with Fewer Lost Work Days Over 2 Years Than Usual (Stepped) Care', Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 30, pp. 93 - 104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10926-019-09849-y
    Journal articles | 2020
    Oliveira CB; Maher CG; Ferreira ML; Hancock MJ; Oliveira VC; McLachlan AJ; Koes BW; Ferreira PH; Cohen SP; Pinto RZ, 2020, 'Epidural Corticosteroid Injections for Sciatica: An Abridged Cochrane Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis', Spine, 45, pp. E1405 - E1415, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000003651
    Journal articles | 2020
    Oliveira CB; Maher CG; Ferreira ML; Hancock MJ; Oliveira VC; McLachlan AJ; Koes BW; Ferreira PH; Cohen SP; Pinto RZ, 2020, 'Epidural corticosteroid injections for lumbosacral radicular pain', Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD013577
    Journal articles | 2020
    Oliveira CB; Maher CG; Franco MR; Kamper SJ; Williams CM; Silva FG; Pinto RZ, 2020, 'Co-occurrence of Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain and Cardiovascular Diseases: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis', Pain Medicine (United States), 21, pp. 1106 - 1121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/pm/pnz217
    Journal articles | 2020
    Oliveira CB; Maher CG; Pinto RZ, 2020, 'In response to: Physiotherapist-led physical activity interventions are efficacious at increasing physical activity levels: A systematic review and meta-analysis', Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, 30, pp. E118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JSM.0000000000000657
    Journal articles | 2020
    Oliveira CB; Pinto RZ; Saraiva BTC; Tebar WR; Delfino LD; Franco MR; Silva CCM; Christofaro DGD, 2020, 'Effects of active video games on children and adolescents: A systematic review with meta-analysis', Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 30, pp. 4 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.13539
    Journal articles | 2020
    Saraiva BTC; Pinto RZ; Oliveira CB; Zanuto EF; Scarabottolo CC; Delfino LD; Suetake VYB; Gil FCS; Christofaro DGD, 2020, 'Continuity of physical activity practice from childhood to adolescence is associated with lower neck pain in both sexes and lower back pain in girls', Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, 33, pp. 269 - 275, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/BMR-181136
    Journal articles | 2020
    Scarabottolo CC; Pinto RZ; Oliveira CB; Tebar WR; Saraiva BTC; Morelhão PK; Dragueta LD; Druzian GS; Christofaro DGD, 2020, 'Back and neck pain and poor sleep quality in adolescents are associated even after controlling for confounding factors: An epidemiological study', Sleep Science, 13, pp. 107 - 112, http://dx.doi.org/10.5935/1984-0063.20190138
    Journal articles | 2020
    Silva FG; Oliveira CB; Hisamatsu TM; Negrão Filho RF; Rodrigues CRD; Franco MR; Pinto RZ, 2020, 'Critical evaluation of physical activity questionnaires translated to Brazilian-Portuguese: a systematic review on cross-cultural adaptation and measurements properties', Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy, 24, pp. 187 - 218, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjpt.2019.04.002
    Journal articles | 2020
    Souza DÚF; Monteiro DP; Pinto RZ; Pereira DAG, 2020, 'Supervised Exercise Therapy for Intermittent Claudication', Physical Therapy, 100, pp. 8 - 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzz140
    Journal articles | 2020
    Stubbs PW; Mehta P; Bryant L; Pinto RZ; Verhagen AP; McCambridge AB, 2020, 'Abstract spin in physiotherapy interventions using virtual reality or robotics: protocol for two Meta-research reviews', Physical Therapy Reviews, 26, pp. 102 - 108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10833196.2020.1832708
    Journal articles | 2019
    Cabral-Santos C; de Lima Junior EA; Fernandes IMDC; Pinto RZ; Rosa-Neto JC; Bishop NC; Lira FS, 2019, 'Interleukin-10 responses from acute exercise in healthy subjects: A systematic review', Journal of Cellular Physiology, 234, pp. 9956 - 9965, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jcp.27920
    Journal articles | 2019
    Carvalho FA; Elkins MR; Franco MR; Pinto RZ, 2019, 'Are plain-language summaries included in published reports of evidence about physiotherapy interventions? Analysis of 4421 randomised trials, systematic reviews and guidelines on the Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro)', Physiotherapy (United Kingdom), 105, pp. 354 - 361, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2018.11.003
    Journal articles | 2019
    Demarchi SJ; Oliveira CB; Franco MR; Morelhão PK; Hisamatsu TM; Silva FG; Damato TM; Pinto RZ, 2019, 'Association of perceived physical overload at work with pain and disability in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain: a 6-month longitudinal study', European Spine Journal, 28, pp. 1586 - 1593, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-019-05986-3
    Journal articles | 2019
    Halliday MH; Pappas E; Hancock MJ; Clare HA; Pinto RZ; Robertson G; Ferreira PH, 2019, 'A randomized clinical trial comparing the McKenzie method and motor control exercises in people with chronic low back pain and a directional preference: 1-year follow-up', Physiotherapy (United Kingdom), 105, pp. 442 - 445, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2018.12.004
    Journal articles | 2019
    Mathieson S; Kasch R; Maher CG; Pinto RZ; McLachlan AJ; Koes BW; Lin CWC, 2019, 'Combination drug therapy for low back pain', Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD011982.pub2
    Journal articles | 2019
    Mathieson S; Kasch R; Maher CG; Zambelli Pinto R; McLachlan AJ; Koes BW; Lin CWC, 2019, 'Combination Drug Therapy for the Management of Low Back Pain and Sciatica: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis', Journal of Pain, 20, pp. 1 - 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpain.2018.06.005
    Journal articles | 2019
    Morelhão PK; Kim LJ; Pinto RZ; Tufik S; Andersen ML, 2019, 'Should Physical Therapists Assess Sleep Quality in Patients Seeking Care for Low Back Pain?', Physical Therapy, 99, pp. 961 - 963, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzz058
    Journal articles | 2019
    Nicholas MK; Costa DSJ; Linton SJ; Main CJ; Shaw WS; Pearce G; Gleeson M; Pinto RZ; Blyth FM; McAuley JH; Smeets RJEM; McGarity A, 2019, 'Erratum: Correction to: Implementation of Early Intervention Protocol in Australia for 'High Risk' Injured Workers is Associated with Fewer Lost Work Days Over 2 Years Than Usual (Stepped) Care (Journal of occupational rehabilitation (2019))', Journal of occupational rehabilitation, 29, pp. 671, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10926-019-09855-0
    Journal articles | 2019
    Nicholas MK; Costa DSJ; Linton SJ; Main CJ; Shaw WS; Pearce R; Gleeson M; Pinto RZ; Blyth FM; McCauley JH; Maher CG; Smeets RJEM; McGarity A; McAuley J, 2019, 'Predicting Return to Work in a Heterogeneous Sample of Recently Injured Workers Using the Brief ÖMPSQ-SF', Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 29, pp. 295 - 302, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10926-018-9784-8
    Journal articles | 2019
    Oliveira CB; Pinheiro MB; Teixeira RJ; Franco MR; Silva FG; Hisamatsu TM; Ferreira PH; Pinto RZ, 2019, 'Physical activity as a prognostic factor of pain intensity and disability in patients with low back pain: A systematic review', European Journal of Pain (United Kingdom), 23, pp. 1251 - 1263, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejp.1395
    Journal articles | 2019
    Oliveira CB; Pinto RZ; Schabrun SM; Franco MR; Morelhão PK; Silva FG; Damato TM; Negrão Filho RF, 2019, 'Association Between Clinical Tests Related to Motor Control Dysfunction and Changes in Pain and Disability After Lumbar Stabilization Exercises in Individuals With Chronic Low Back Pain', Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 100, pp. 1226 - 1233, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2019.01.019
    Journal articles | 2018
    Fernandes IMDC; Pinto RZ; Ferreira P; Lira FS, 2018, 'Low back pain, obesity, and inflammatory markers: Exercise as potential treatment', Journal of Exercise Rehabilitation, 14, pp. 168 - 174, http://dx.doi.org/10.12965/jer.1836070.035
    Journal articles | 2018
    Franco MR; Pinto RZ; Delbaere K; Eto BY; Faria MS; Aoyagi GA; Steffens D; Pastre CM, 2018, 'Cross-cultural adaptation and measurement properties testing of the Iconographical Falls Efficacy Scale (Icon-FES)', Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy, 22, pp. 291 - 303, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.01.003
    Journal articles | 2018
    Morelhão PK; Andersen ML; Tufik S; Pinto RZ, 2018, 'Letter to the Editor about the Article "aquatic Exercises in the Treatment of Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Meta-Analysis of Eight Studies"', American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 97, pp. 934 - 935, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHM.0000000000000974
    Journal articles | 2018
    Morelhão PK; Franco MR; Oliveira CB; Hisamatsu TM; Ferreira PH; Costa LOP; Maher CG; Pinto RZ, 2018, 'Physical activity and disability measures in chronic non-specific low back pain: a study of responsiveness', Clinical Rehabilitation, 32, pp. 1684 - 1695, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269215518787015
    Journal articles | 2018
    Morelhão PK; Pinto RZ; Gobbi C; Tufik S; Andersen ML, 2018, 'Can sleep problems have a negative impact on falls in older people?', Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 14, pp. 1821, http://dx.doi.org/10.5664/jcsm.7418
    Journal articles | 2018
    Oliveira CB; Elkins MR; Lemes ÍR; de Oliveira Silva D; Briani RV; Monteiro HL; Azevedo FMD; Pinto RZ, 2018, 'A low proportion of systematic reviews in physical therapy are registered: a survey of 150 published systematic reviews', Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy, 22, pp. 177 - 183, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjpt.2017.09.009
    Journal articles | 2018
    Oliveira CB; Franco MR; Demarchi SJ; Smeets RJEM; Huijnen IPJ; Morelhão PK; Hisamatsu TM; Pinto RZ, 2018, 'Psychometric properties of the photograph series of daily activities-short electronic version (PHODA-SeV) in patients with chronic low back pain', Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 48, pp. 719 - 727, http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2018.7864
    Journal articles | 2018
    Oliveira CB; Franco MR; Maher CG; Ferreira PH; Morelhão PK; Damato TM; Gobbi C; Pinto RZ, 2018, 'Physical Activity–Based Interventions Using Electronic Feedback May Be Ineffective in Reducing Pain and Disability in Patients With Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: A Systematic Review With Meta-Analysis', Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 99, pp. 1900 - 1912, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2017.10.013
    Journal articles | 2018
    Oliveira CB; Franco MR; Maher CG; Tiedemann A; Silva FG; Damato TM; Nicholas MK; Christofaro DGD; Pinto RZ, 2018, 'The efficacy of a multimodal physical activity intervention with supervised exercises, health coaching and an activity monitor on physical activity levels of patients with chronic, nonspecific low back pain (Physical Activity for Back Pain (PAyBACK) trial): Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial', Trials, 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13063-017-2436-z
    Journal articles | 2018
    Oliveira CB; Maher CG; Pinto RZ; Koes BW, 2018, 'Reply to the Letter to the Editor of S. Birch et al. concerning “Clinical practice guidelines for the management of nonspecific low back pain in primary care: an updated overview” by Oliveira CB, Maher CG, Pinto RZ, Traeger AC, Lin CWC, Chenot JF, van Tulder M, Koes BW (2018) Eur Spine J; https://doi.org/10.1007/s00586-018-5673-2', European Spine Journal, 27, pp. 2894 - 2897, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-018-5789-4
    Journal articles | 2018
    Oliveira CB; Maher CG; Pinto RZ; Traeger AC; Lin CWC; Chenot JF; van Tulder M; Koes BW, 2018, 'Clinical practice guidelines for the management of non-specific low back pain in primary care: an updated overview', European Spine Journal, 27, pp. 2791 - 2803, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-018-5673-2
    Journal articles | 2017
    Araujo AC; Da Cunha Menezes Costa L; De Oliveira CBS; Morelhão PK; De Faria Negrão Filho R; Pinto RZ; Costa LOP, 2017, 'Measurement Properties of the Brazilian-Portuguese Version of the Lumbar Spine Instability Questionnaire', Spine, 42, pp. E810 - E814, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000001977
    Journal articles | 2017
    Araujo AC; Filho RN; Oliveira CB; Ferreira PH; Pinto RZ, 2017, 'Measurement properties of the Brazilian version of the Working Alliance Inventory (patient and therapist short-forms) and Session Rating Scale for low back pain', Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, 30, pp. 879 - 887, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/BMR-160563
    Journal articles | 2017
    Carvalho FA; Maher CG; Franco MR; Morelhão PK; Oliveira CB; Silva FG; Pinto RZ, 2017, 'Fear of Movement Is Not Associated With Objective and Subjective Physical Activity Levels in Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain', Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 98, pp. 96 - 104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2016.09.115
    Journal articles | 2017
    Carvalho FA; Morelhão PK; Franco MR; Maher CG; Smeets RJEM; Oliveira CB; Freitas Júnior IF; Pinto RZ, 2017, 'Reliability and validity of two multidimensional self-reported physical activity questionnaires in people with chronic low back pain', Musculoskeletal Science and Practice, 27, pp. 65 - 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2016.12.014
    Journal articles | 2017
    Franco MR; Morelhão PK; de Carvalho A; Pinto RZ, 2017, 'Aquatic exercise for the treatment of hip and knee osteoarthritis', Physical Therapy, 97, pp. 693 - 697, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzx043
    Journal articles | 2017
    Fritsch CG; Ferreira ML; Maher CG; Herbert RD; Pinto RZ; Koes B; Ferreira PH, 2017, 'The clinical course of pain and disability following surgery for spinal stenosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies', European Spine Journal, 26, pp. 324 - 335, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-016-4668-0
    Journal articles | 2017
    Oliveira CB; Filho RFN; Franco MR; Morelhão PK; Araujo AC; Pinto RZ, 2017, 'Psychometric properties of the deep muscle contraction scale for assessment of the drawing-in maneuver in patients with chronic nonspecific low back pain', Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 47, pp. 432 - 441, http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2017.7140
    Journal articles | 2017
    Pinto RZ; Verwoerd AJH; Koes BW, 2017, 'Which pain medications are effective for sciatica (radicular leg pain)?', BMJ (Online), 359, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j4248
    Journal articles | 2017
    Scarabottolo CC; Pinto RZ; Oliveira CB; Zanuto EF; Cardoso JR; Christofaro DGD, 2017, 'Back and neck pain prevalence and their association with physical inactivity domains in adolescents', European Spine Journal, 26, pp. 2274 - 2280, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-017-5144-1
    Journal articles | 2017
    Uzeloto JS; Moseley AM; Elkins MR; Franco MR; Pinto RZ; Freire APCF; Ramos EMC, 2017, 'The quality of clinical practice guidelines for chronic respiratory diseases and the reliability of the AGREE II: an observational study', Physiotherapy (United Kingdom), 103, pp. 439 - 445, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2016.11.002
    Journal articles | 2016
    Chou R; Pinto RZ; Fu R; Lowe RA; Henschke N; Dana T, 2016, 'Systemic corticosteroids for radicular and non-radicular low back pain', Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD012450
    Journal articles | 2016
    Franco MR; Sherrington C; Tiedemann A; Pereira LS; Perracini MR; Faria CRS; Pinto RZ; Pastre CM, 2016, 'Effectiveness of Senior Dance on risk factors for falls in older adults (DanSE): A study protocol for a randomised controlled trial', BMJ Open, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013995
    Journal articles | 2016
    Halliday MH; Pappas E; Hancock MJ; Clare HA; Pinto RZ; Robertson G; Ferreira PH, 2016, 'A randomized controlled trial comparing the Mckenzie method to motor control exercises in people with chronic low back pain and a directional preference', Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 46, pp. 514 - 522, http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2016.6379
    Journal articles | 2016
    Lucas BR; Elliott EJ; Coggan S; Pinto RZ; Jirikowic T; McCoy SW; Latimer J, 2016, 'Interventions to improve gross motor performance in children with neurodevelopmental disorders: A meta-analysis', BMC Pediatrics, 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12887-016-0731-6
    Journal articles | 2016
    Oliveira CB; Franco MR; Maher CG; Christine Lin CW; Morelhão PK; Araújo AC; Negrão Filho RF; Pinto RZ, 2016, 'Physical Activity Interventions for Increasing Objectively Measured Physical Activity Levels in Patients With Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: A Systematic Review', Arthritis Care and Research, 68, pp. 1832 - 1842, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acr.22919
    Journal articles | 2016
    Oliveira CB; Pinto RZ; Franco MR, 2016, 'Walking exercise for chronic musculoskeletal pain (PEDro synthesis)', British Journal of Sports Medicine, 50, pp. 1346 - 1347, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2016-096245
    Journal articles | 2016
    Tsang TW; Lucas BR; Olson HC; Pinto RZ; Elliott EJ, 2016, 'Prenatal alcohol exposure, FASD, and child behavior: A meta-analysis', Pediatrics, 137, http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2015-2542
    Journal articles | 2016
    Zambelli R; Pinto RZ; Magalhães JMB; Lopes FAS; Castilho RS; Baumfeld D; Dos Santos TRT; Maffulli N, 2016, 'Development of the Brazilian Portuguese version of the Achilles Tendon Total Rupture Score (ATRS BrP): A cross-cultural adaptation with reliability and construct validity evaluation', BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation, 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13102-016-0034-0
    Journal articles | 2015
    Elkins MR; Moseley AM; Pinto RZ, 2015, 'Usage evaluation of the physiotherapy evidence database (PEDro) among Brazilian physical therapists', Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy, 19, pp. 320 - 328, http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/bjpt-rbf.2014.0104
    Journal articles | 2015
    Franco MR; Tong A; Howard K; Sherrington C; Ferreira PH; Pinto RZ; Ferreira ML, 2015, 'Older people's perspectives on participation in physical activity: A systematic review and thematic synthesis of qualitative literature', British Journal of Sports Medicine, 49, pp. 1268 - 1276, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2014-094015
    Journal articles | 2015
    Kasch R; Merk H; Pinto RZ, 2015, 'Exercise prescription for people with osteoporotic vertebral fracture', British Journal of Sports Medicine, 49, pp. 489 - 490, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2013-092652
    Journal articles | 2015
    Mathieson S; Kasch R; Maher CG; Pinto RZ; Mclachlan A; Koes BW; Lin CWC, 2015, 'Combination drug therapy for low back pain', Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD011982
    Journal articles | 2015
    Oliveira VC; Ferreira ML; Pinto RZ; Filho RF; Refshauge K; Ferreira PH, 2015, 'Effectiveness of Training Clinicians' Communication Skills on Patients' Clinical Outcomes: A Systematic Review', Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 38, pp. 601 - 616, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmpt.2015.08.002
    Journal articles | 2014
    Lin CWC; Verwoerd AJH; Maher CG; Verhagen AP; Pinto RZ; Luijsterburg PAJ; Hancock MJ, 2014, 'How is radiating leg pain defined in randomized controlled trials of conservative treatments in primary care? A systematic review', European Journal of Pain (United Kingdom), 18, pp. 455 - 464, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1532-2149.2013.00384.x
    Journal articles | 2014
    Lucas BR; Latimer J; Pinto RZ; Ferreira ML; Doney R; Lau M; Jones T; Dries D; Elliott EJ, 2014, 'Gross motor deficits in children prenatally exposed to alcohol: A meta-analysis', Pediatrics, 134, http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2013-3733
    Journal articles | 2014
    Pinto RZ; Ferreira PH; Kongsted A; Ferreira ML; Maher CG; Kent P, 2014, 'Self-reported moderate-to-vigorous leisure time physical activity predicts less pain and disability over 12 months in chronic and persistent low back pain', European Journal of Pain (United Kingdom), 18, pp. 1190 - 1198, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1532-2149.2014.00468.x
    Journal articles | 2014
    Pinto RZ; Maher CG; Koes B, 2014, 'Reply to "A response to two recent reviews of epidural steroid injections"', Pain Medicine (United States), 15, pp. 1811 - 1812, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pme.12467
    Journal articles | 2013
    Franco MR; Ferreira ML; Ferreira PH; Maher CG; Pinto RZ; Cherkin DC, 2013, 'Methodological limitations prevent definitive conclusions on the effects of patients' preferences in randomized clinical trials evaluating musculoskeletal conditions', Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 66, pp. 586 - 598, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2012.12.012
    Journal articles | 2013
    Kwah LK; Pinto R; Diong J; Herbert RD, 2013, 'Reliability and validity of ultrasound measurements of muscle fascicle length and pennation in humans: a systematic review', Journal of Applied Physiology, 114, pp. 761 - 769, http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.01430.2011
    Journal articles | 2013
    Pinto R; Elkins M; Moseley AM; Sherrington C; Herbert RD; Maher CG; Ferreira P; Ferreira M, 2013, 'Many randomized trials of physical therapy interventions are not adequately registered: a survey of 200 published trials', Physical Therapy, 93, pp. 299 - 309, http://dx.doi.org/10.2522/ptj.20120206
    Journal articles | 2013
    Pinto RZ; Maher CG; Ferreira ML, 2013, 'Review: Epidural corticosteroids reduce short-but not long-term leg pain and disability in sciatica', Annals of Internal Medicine, 158, http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-158-10-201305210-02007
    Journal articles | 2012
    Oliveira VC; Ferreira PH; Maher CG; Pinto RZ; Refshauge KM; Ferreira ML, 2012, 'Effectiveness of self-management of low back pain: Systematic review with meta-analysis', Arthritis Care and Research, 64, pp. 1739 - 1748, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acr.21737
    Journal articles | 2012
    Oliveira VC; Refshauge KM; Ferreira ML; Pinto RZ; Beckenkamp PR; Negrao Filho RF; Ferreira PH, 2012, 'Communication that values patient autonomy is associated with satisfaction with care: A systematic review', Journal of Physiotherapy, 58, pp. 215 - 229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1836-9553(12)70123-6
    Journal articles | 2012
    Pinto RZ; Ferreira ML; Oliveira VC; Franco MR; Adams R; Maher CG; Ferreira PH, 2012, 'Patient-centred communication is associated with positive therapeutic alliance: A systematic review', Journal of Physiotherapy, 58, pp. 77 - 87, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1836-9553(12)70087-5
    Journal articles | 2012
    Pinto RZ; Maher CG; Ferreira ML; Ferreira PH; Hancock M; Oliveira VC; McLachlan AJ; Koes B, 2012, 'Drugs for relief of pain in patients with sciatica: systematic review and meta-analysis.', BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 344, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e497
    Journal articles | 2012
    Pinto RZ; Maher CG; Ferreira ML; Hancock M; Oliveira VC; McLachlan AJ; Koes B; Ferreira PH, 2012, 'Epidural corticosteroid injections in the management of sciatica: A systematic review and meta-analysis', Annals of Internal Medicine, 157, pp. 865 - 877, http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-157-12-201212180-00564
    Journal articles | 2012
    Pinto RZ; Souza TR; Maher CG, 2012, 'External devices (including orthotics) to control excessive foot pronation', British Journal of Sports Medicine, 46, pp. 110 - 111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2011-090804
    Journal articles | 2011
    Ferreira PH; Ferreira ML; Nascimento DP; Pinto RZ; Franco MR; Hodges PW, 2011, 'Discriminative and reliability analyses of ultrasound measurement of abdominal muscles recruitment', Manual Therapy, 16, pp. 463 - 469, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.math.2011.02.010
    Journal articles | 2011
    Pinto RZ; Ferreira PH; Franco MR; Ferreira MC; Ferreira ML; Teixeira-Salmela LF; Oliveira VC; Maher C, 2011, 'The effect of lumbar posture on abdominal muscle thickness during an isometric leg task in people with and without non-specific low back pain', Manual Therapy, 16, pp. 578 - 584, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.math.2011.05.010
    Journal articles | 2011
    Pinto RZ; Ferreira PH; Franco MR; Ferreira ML; Ferreira MC; Teixeira-Salmela LF; Maher CG, 2011, 'Effect of 2 lumbar spine postures on transversus abdominis muscle thickness during a voluntary contraction in people with and without low back pain', Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 34, pp. 164 - 172, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmpt.2011.02.009
    Journal articles | 2011
    Pinto RZ; Franco HR; Ferreira PH; Ferreira ML; Franco MR; Hodges PW, 2011, 'Reliability and discriminatory capacity of a clinical scale for assessing abdominal muscle coordination', Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 34, pp. 562 - 569, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmpt.2011.08.003
    Journal articles | 2010
    Felicíssimo MF; Carneiro MM; Saleme CS; Pinto RZ; Da Fonseca AMRMI; Da Silva-Filho AL, 2010, 'Intensive supervised versus unsupervised pelvic floor muscle training for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence: A randomized comparative trial', International Urogynecology Journal, 21, pp. 835 - 840, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00192-010-1125-1
    Journal articles | 2010
    Souza TR; Pinto RZ; Trede RG; Kirkwood RN; Fonseca ST, 2010, 'Temporal couplings between rearfoot-shank complex and hip joint during walking', Clinical Biomechanics, 25, pp. 745 - 748, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2010.04.012
    Journal articles | 2009
    Oliveira VC; Ferreira PH; Ferreira ML; Tibúrcio L; Pinto RZ; Oliveira W; Dias R, 2009, 'People with low back pain who have externalised beliefs need to see greater improvements in symptoms to consider exercises worthwhile: An observational study', Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, 55, pp. 271 - 275, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0004-9514(09)70007-8
    Journal articles | 2009
    Souza TR; Pinto RZ; Trede RG; Kirkwood RN; Pertence AE; Fonseca ST, 2009, 'Late rearfoot eversion and lower-limb internal rotation caused by changes in the interaction between forefoot and support surface', Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 99, pp. 503 - 511, http://dx.doi.org/10.7547/0990503
    Journal articles | 2008
    Pinto RZA; Souza TR; Trede RG; Kirkwood RN; Figueiredo EM; Fonseca ST, 2008, 'Bilateral and unilateral increases in calcaneal eversion affect pelvic alignment in standing position', Manual Therapy, 13, pp. 513 - 519, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.math.2007.06.004

  • 2023. Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) Research Productivity Fellow- Level PQ 1B
  • 2022. Ranked among the 64 most influential researchers from Federal University of Minas Gerais, according to the 2022 Stanford University’s ranking of the world’s top 2% most influential scientists.
  • 2019. Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) Research Productivity Fellow- Level PQ 2
  • 2018 - 2022. Honorary Lecturer, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney. 
  • 2013. Dean's Research Student Publication Prize 2012 - Dean's Prize Commendations, The University of Sydney - Sydney Medical School.
  • 2012. John Chalmers Doctoral Award, The George Institute for Global Health.

His research interests include chronic musculoskeletal pain and evidence-based practice.