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Critique of a Research Article (assignment from the course)
Identify your interested clinical problem (e.g., diagnostic or therapeutic problem). Find a peer-reviewed article targeting your interested problem and proposing a pioneer methodology applied in PT field (e.g., modified or novel intervention, equipment, evaluation etc.). The article should be recently published in a scientific journal (within the past 3 years).
(Note from your instructor: No review article, no case study, but study with experiments-based research with statistics results).
You'll be writing your group project proposal and literature review, so it's helpful to read a few Cochrane Reviews and Cochrane Protocols from The Cochrane Library. Cochrane Reviews are systematic reviews, the gold standard in evidence-based health care. Hopefully you'll be inspired as you start to think about your research project, write your research proposal, and later conduct your research and complete your project.
Sample Cochrane Review: Rehabilitation following carpal tunnel release
Go to The Cochrane Library to Find Reviews
> Tutorial: Navigating the Cochrane Library
> Tutorial: Searching the Cochrane Library
> Finding Evidence from CSI Library Subscribed Databases
Sample Cochrane Protocol: Physical therapy interventions for pelvic girdle pain (PGP) after pregnancy