Dr Mel Holden

Title: NIHR SPCR Research Fellow: Applied Osteoarthritis
Phone: +44 (0) 1782 734720
Email: m.holden@keele.ac.uk
Location: DJW 1.57
Role: As above
Contacting me: Via email
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Selected Publications

  • Holden MA, Whittle R, Healey EL, Hill S, Mullis R, Roddy E, Sowden G, Tooth S, Foster NE. 2017. Content and evaluation of the Benefits of Effective Exercise for Older Adults with Knee Pain trial physiotherapist training programme. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol. 98(5), 866-873. doi> link>
  • McLean S, Holden MA, Potia T, Gee M, Mallett R, Bhanbhro S, Parsons H, Haywood K. 2017. Quality and acceptability of measures of exercise adherence in musculoskeletal settings: a systematic review. Rheumatology (Oxford), vol. 56(3), 426-438. link> doi>
  • Bishop A, Ogollah R, Bartlam B, Barlas P, Holden MA, Ismail KM, Jowett S, Lewis M, Lloyd A, Kettle C, Kigozi J, Foster NE, EASE Back study team. 2016. Evaluating acupuncture and standard care for pregnant women with back pain: the EASE Back pilot randomised controlled trial (ISRCTN49955124). Pilot Feasibility Stud, vol. 2, 72. link> doi>
  • Holden MA, Whittle R, Healey EL, Hill S, Mullis R, Roddy E, Sowden G, Tooth S, Foster NE. 2017. Content and Evaluation of the Benefits of Effective Exercise for Older Adults With Knee Pain Trial Physiotherapist Training Program. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, vol. 98(5), 866-873. link> doi>
  • Quicke JG, Foster NE, Ogollah RO, Croft PR, Holden MA. 2017. Relationship Between Attitudes and Beliefs and Physical Activity in Older Adults With Knee Pain: Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken), vol. 69(8), 1192-1200. link> doi>

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Journal Articles

  • Holden MA, Whittle R, Healey EL, Hill S, Mullis R, Roddy E, Sowden G, Tooth S, Foster NE. 2017. Content and evaluation of the Benefits of Effective Exercise for Older Adults with Knee Pain trial physiotherapist training programme. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol. 98(5), 866-873. doi> link>
  • McLean S, Holden MA, Potia T, Gee M, Mallett R, Bhanbhro S, Parsons H, Haywood K. 2017. Quality and acceptability of measures of exercise adherence in musculoskeletal settings: a systematic review. Rheumatology (Oxford), vol. 56(3), 426-438. link> doi>
  • Bishop A, Ogollah R, Bartlam B, Barlas P, Holden MA, Ismail KM, Jowett S, Lewis M, Lloyd A, Kettle C, Kigozi J, Foster NE, EASE Back study team. 2016. Evaluating acupuncture and standard care for pregnant women with back pain: the EASE Back pilot randomised controlled trial (ISRCTN49955124). Pilot Feasibility Stud, vol. 2, 72. link> doi>
  • Holden MA, Whittle R, Healey EL, Hill S, Mullis R, Roddy E, Sowden G, Tooth S, Foster NE. 2017. Content and Evaluation of the Benefits of Effective Exercise for Older Adults With Knee Pain Trial Physiotherapist Training Program. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, vol. 98(5), 866-873. link> doi>
  • Quicke JG, Foster NE, Ogollah RO, Croft PR, Holden MA. 2017. Relationship Between Attitudes and Beliefs and Physical Activity in Older Adults With Knee Pain: Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken), vol. 69(8), 1192-1200. link> doi>
  • Mclean S, Holden MA, Potia T, Gee M, Mallett R, Bhanbhro S, Parsons H, Haywood K. 2016. Exercise adherence measures - Why we need to start again. Findings of a systematic review and consensus workshop. Manual Therapy, vol. 25, e129. doi>
  • Bartlam B, Waterfield J, Bishop A, Holden M, Barlas P, Ismail K, Kettle C, Foster N. 2016. The Role of Qualitative Research in Clinical Trial Development: The EASE Back Study. Journal of Mixed Methods Research. doi>
  • Dobson F, Bennell KL, French SD, Nicolson PJ, Klaasman RN, Holden MA, Atkins L, Hinman RS. 2016. Barriers and Facilitators to Exercise Participation in People with Hip and/or Knee Osteoarthritis: Synthesis of the Literature Using Behavior Change Theory. American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation / Association of Academic Physiatrists, vol. 95(5), 372-389. doi>
  • Bishop A, Holden MA, Ogollah RO, Foster NE, EASE Back Study Team. 2016. Current management of pregnancy-related low back pain: a national cross-sectional survey of U.K. physiotherapists. Physiotherapy, vol. 102(1), 78-85. link> doi>
  • Waterfield J, Bartlam B, Bishop A, Holden MA, Barlas P, Foster NE. 2015. Physical Therapists' Views and Experiences of Pregnancy-Related Low Back Pain and the Role of Acupuncture: Qualitative Exploration. Phys Ther, vol. 95(9), 1234-1243. link> doi>
  • Quicke JG, Foster NE, Thomas MJ, Holden MA. 2015. Is long-term physical activity safe for older adults with knee pain?: a systematic review. OSTEOARTHRITIS AND CARTILAGE, vol. 23(9), 1445-1456. link> doi>
  • Foster NE, Healey EL, Holden MA, Nicholls E, Whitehurst DG, Jowett S, Jinks C, Roddy E, Hay EM, BEEP trial team. 2014. A multicentre, pragmatic, parallel group, randomised controlled trial to compare the clinical and cost-effectiveness of three physiotherapy-led exercise interventions for knee osteoarthritis in older adults: the BEEP trial protocol (ISRCTN: 93634563). BMC Musculoskelet Disord, vol. 15, 254. link> doi>
  • Holden MA, Haywood KL, Potia TA, Gee M, McLean S. 2014. Recommendations for exercise adherence measures in musculoskeletal settings: a systematic review and consensus meeting (protocol). Syst Rev, vol. 3, 10. link> doi>
  • Smith RD, Healey EL, McHugh GA, Holden MA, Dziedzic KS. 2013. MEASUREMENT PROPERTIES OF SELF-REPORTED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY INSTRUMENTS SUITABLE FOR OSTEOARTHRITIS (OA) OR JOINT PAIN POPULATIONS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW. ANNALS OF THE RHEUMATIC DISEASES, vol. 72, 700. link>
  • Holden MA, Nicholls EE, Young J, Hay EM, Foster NE. 2012. Role of exercise for knee pain: what do older adults in the community think?. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken), vol. 64(10), 1554-1564. link> doi>
  • Holden MA, Nicholls EE, Young J, Hay EM, Foster NE. 2009. UK-based physical therapists' attitudes and beliefs regarding exercise and knee osteoarthritis: findings from a mixed-methods study. Arthritis Rheum, vol. 61(11), 1511-1521. link> doi>
  • Holden MA, Nicholls EE, Hay EM, Foster NE. 2008. Physical therapists' use of therapeutic exercise for patients with clinical knee osteoarthritis in the United kingdom: in line with current recommendations?. Phys Ther, vol. 88(10), 1109-1121. link> doi>
  • Jordan JL, Holden MA, Mason EE, Foster NE. 2010. Interventions to improve adherence to exercise for chronic musculoskeletal pain in adults. Cochrane Database Syst Rev, CD005956. link> doi>

Other

  • Quicke JG, Foster NE, Ogollah RO, Croft PR, Holden MA. 2016. CAN ATTITUDES AND BELIEFS ABOUT EXERCISE PREDICT FUTURE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY LEVEL IN OLDER ADULTS WITH KNEE PAIN?. OSTEOARTHRITIS AND CARTILAGE (vol. 24, p. S488). link> doi>
  • Jinks C, Moore AJ, Holden MA, Foster NE, Team BEEPT. 2016. IDENTIFYING BARRIERS AND FACILITATORS TO EXERCISE AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN OLDER ADULTS WITH KNEE PAIN: FINDINGS FROM THE BEEP TRIAL LONGITUDINAL QUALITADTIVE STUDY. OSTEOARTHRITIS AND CARTILAGE (vol. 24, p. S186). link> doi>
  • Foster NE, Nicolls E, Holden MA, Healey EL, Tooth S, Kigozi J, Jowett S, Hay EM, Team BEEPT. 2016. IMPROVING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF EXERCISE THERAPY FOR OLDER ADULTS WITH KNEE PAIN: A PRAGMATIC RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL (THE BEEP TRIAL). OSTEOARTHRITIS AND CARTILAGE (vol. 24, pp. S43-S44). link> doi>
  • Quicke JG, Foster NE, Croft PR, Ogollah RO, Holden MA. 2016. IS CHANGE IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY LEVEL ASSOCIATED WITH FUTURE CLINICAL OUTCOMES IN TERMS OF PAIN AND PHYSICAL FUNCTION IN OLDER ADULTS WITH KNEE PAIN?. OSTEOARTHRITIS AND CARTILAGE (vol. 24, p. S497). link> doi>
  • Holden MA, Case R, Healey EL, Hill S, Mullis R, Roddy E, Sowden G, Tooth S, Foster NE. 2014. CONTENT AND EVALUATION OF THE BEEP TRIAL (BENEFITS OF EFFECTIVE -EXERCISE FOR KNEE PAIN) PHYSICAL THERAPIST TRAINING PROGRAMME:-DID IT CHANGE CLINICAL PRACTICE?. OSTEOARTHRITIS AND CARTILAGE (vol. 22, pp. S201-S202). link>
  • Quicke JG, Foster NE, Thomas MJ, Holden MA. 2015. Is long-term physical activity safe for older adults with knee pain?: a systematic review. Osteoarthritis Cartilage (vol. 23, pp. 1445-1456). link> doi>
  • Holden MA, Nicholls EE, Young J, Hay EM, Foster NE. 2015. Exercise and physical activity in older adults with knee pain: a mixed methods study. Rheumatology (Oxford) (vol. 54, pp. 413-423). link> doi>
  • Holden MA, Foster NE, Nicholls EE, Young J, Doherty M, Hay EM. 2007. Physiotherapists views of exercise for knee pain in older adults: In line with current recommendations?. RHEUMATOLOGY (vol. 46, pp. I21-I22). link>
  • Nicolson PJ, Dobson FL, Bennell KL, French SD, Klassmann RN, Holden MA, Hinman RS. 2015. BARRIERS AND FACILITATORS TO EXERCISE PARTICIPATION IN PEOPLE WITH HIP AND/OR KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS. OSTEOARTHRITIS AND CARTILAGE (vol. 23, p. A30). link>
  • Holden MA, Foster NE, Mallen CD, Chesterton L, Case R, Halliday N, Spiers LN, Lewis M, Quicke JG, Hinamn RS, Bennell KL. 2015. HOW DO UK AND AUSTRALIAN PHYSIOTHERAPISTS MANAGE PATIENTS WITH HIP OSTEOARTHRITIS? RESULTS OF AN INTERNATIONAL CROSS-SECTIONAL QUESTIONNAIRE. RHEUMATOLOGY (vol. 54, p. 112). link>
  • Foster NE, Nicholls E, Holden MA, Healey EL, Tooth S, Hay EM. 2015. IMPROVING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF EXERCISE THERAPY FOR OLDER ADULTS WITH KNEE PAIN: A PRAGMATIC RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL. RHEUMATOLOGY (vol. 54, p. 40). link>
  • Jinks C, Moore A, Holden MA, Foster NE. 2015. UPTAKE AND MAINTENANCE OF PHYSIOTHERAPY-LED EXERCISE AND GENERAL PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN OLDER ADULTS WITH KNEE PAIN: THE BEEP LONGITUDINAL QUALITATIVE STUDY. RHEUMATOLOGY (vol. 54, p. 36). link>