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  • Influence of relatively adiposity on static back extensor muscle endurance in apparently healthy adults 

    Mbada, Chidozie E.; Ayanniyi, Olusola; Adedoyin, Rufus A. (Elsevier, 2008-12)
    Few studies have sought to gain insight into the determinants of endurance capacity of the back extensor muscles. This study investigated the influence of body fat on the endurance of the back extensor muscles using different ...
  • Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in a rural community in Nigeria 

    Adegoke, Olajire A.; Adedoyin, Rufus A.; Balogun, Michael O.; Adebayo, Rasaaq A.; Bisiriyu, Luqman A.; Salawu, Afolabi A. (Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., 2010-11)
    Background: There has been an increasing interest in metabolic syndrome, but few, if any, epidemiological studies on the subject have been conducted in Nigeria. The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence ...
  • Prevalence and pattern of hypertension in a semiurban community in Nigeria 

    Adedoyin, Rufus A.; Mbada, Chidozie E.; Balogun, Michael O.; Martins, Tanimola; Adebayo, Rasaaq A.; Akintomide, Anthony; Akinwusi, Patience O. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins., 2008-07)
    Background Hypertension has been reported to be a major problem of the blacks. There is a paucity of studies, however, on community-based surveys on the prevalence and pattern of hypertension in Nigeria in the recent time. ...
  • Work-related musculoskeletal disorders among uurses in Ibadan, South-west Nigeria: a cross-sectional survey 

    Tinubu, Bolanle M.S.; Mbada, Chidozie E.; Oyeyemi, Adewale L.; Fabunmi, Ayodele A. (BioMed Central Ltd, 2010-01)
    Background: Musculoskeletal disorders represent a significant occupational problem among nurses; however, data on musculoskeletal health of nurses in Sub-Sahara Africa are sparse. This study sought to determine the ...
  • Assessment of exercise capacity in African patients with chronic heart failure using six minutes walk test 

    Adedoyin, Rufus A; Adeyanju, Samuel A; Balogun, Michael O; Akintomide, Anthony O; Adebayo, Rasaaq A; Akinwusi, Patience O; Awotidebe, Taofeek O (Dove Medical Press Ltd, 2010-04)
    Background: The purpose of this study was to assess the functional capacity during a 6-minute corridor walk and a 6-minute bicycle ergometry exercise in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). Method: Thirty five ...
  • Influence of self-reported socio-economic status on lung function of adult Nigerians 

    Adedoyin, Rufus A.; Erhabor, Gregory E.; Olajide, Akanmu; Anifowose, Olugbolahan J. (Elsevier Ltd, 2010-09)
    Objectives Low socio-economic status is known to be associated with reduced lung function in childhood and early adulthood, and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease in older adults. The lung function of people in ...
  • An evaluation of the knowledge level of Nigerian physiotherapists on topical pharmacotherapy 

    Onigbinde, Ayodele Teslim; Olaogun, Matthew O.B.; Iroghue, Kennedy (Elsevier Ltd, 2012-06)
    Conventional treatment for some diseases involves a combination of pharmacotherapy and physiotherapy. Most of Nigeria’s training schools have introduced the course of pharmacology in their training curriculum but its ...
  • Knowledge and use of Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation (TENS) among Nigerian physical therapists 

    Awotidebe, Taofeek O.; Adedoyin, Rufus A.; Uwamagbe, Brain I.; Onigbinde, Ayodele T.; Sanusi, Segun (IOS Press, 2012-09)
    Aims and objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the knowledge and the use of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) by Nigerian physical therapists. Methods: A cross sectional study design was ...
  • Relationship between socioeconomic status and metabolic syndrome among Nigerian adults 

    Adedoyin, Rufus A.; Afolabi, Abiodun; Adegoke, Olajire O.; Akintomide, Anthony O.; Awotidebe, Taofeek O. (Elsevier Ltd, 2013-04)
    The study determined the diastolic and systolic pressure, anthropometric parameters, serological parameters comprising fasting blood glucose (FBG), triglyceride (TG) and high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) as well ...
  • Musculoskeletal pain among undergraduate laptop users in a Nigerian university 

    Obembe, Adebimpe Olayinka; Johnson, Olubusola Esther; Tanimowo, Tolulope Odunayo; Onigbinde, Ayodele Teslim; Emechete, Anne Anthonette (IOS Press, 1997-03-13)
    BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Musculoskeletal disorder is a significant health problem affecting adults and young people alike. The prevalence of musculoskeletal pain resulting from musculoskeletal disorders is on the increase ...
  • Prediction of functional capacity during six-minute walk among patients with chronic heart failure 

    Adedoyin, R.A.; Adeyanju, S.A.; Balogun, M.O.; Adebayo, R.A.; Akintomide, A.O.; Akinwusi, P.O. (Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice, 2010-12)
    Background:Formulae for predicting functional capacity during 6-minue walk are lacking and the accuracy of the existing formulae has been challenged in deferent populations. Aims:The purpose of this study was to develop ...
  • Awareness and Knowledge of Occupational Therapy Among Nigerian Medical and Health Sciences Undergraduates 

    Olaoye, Olumide Ayoola; Emechete, Anne A.I.; Onigbinde, Ayodele Teslim; Mbada, Chidozie Emmanuel (Elsevier (Singapore) Pte Ltd, 2016-06)
    Objective/Background: Consequent to the introduction of occupational therapy (OT) training programmes in Nigeria in the past decade, this study sought to assess the awareness and knowledge of Nigerian medical and other ...
  • Medical Advances and their Implications 

    Harrison, C. V. (Obafemi Awolowo University Press, 1974-02-26)
    PATHOLOGY is, in my opinion, the most Interesting and enjoyable branch of medicine. It has only one disadvantage, namely, that so many people have little idea of what pathology is. The late Professor H. R. Dean of ...