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Name and Surname Marco Barbero

Position Department of Business Economics, Health and Social Care, docente-ricercatore

Email marco.barbero@supsi.ch

Office Piazzetta - 205
Via Violino, 6928 Manno

Internal telephone number +41586666435

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Education and training Marco Barbero received his Physical Therapy degree in 1999 from the University of Milan, Italy. He obtained a master’s degree in musculoskeletal rehabilitation at University of Genoa in 2005, and in 2016 earned his PhD at the at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh.

Work experience From 2006 to 2012 He taught rehabiliation of the spinal disorders at Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy. Afterward he become Professor in Physiotherapy and Head of the Rehabilitation Research Lab 2rLab at Department of Business Economics, Health and Social Care. His research involves the integration of neurophysiological and clinical research to improve the treatment of musculoskeletal pain.

Skills Musculoskeletal rehabilitation, myofascial trigger points, spinal disorders, evidence based practice, pain assessment, electromyography

Awards In 2012, He won the JOSPT Excellence in Research Award for the paper titled “Efficacy of Trunk Balance Exercises for Individuals with Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial”.

Article in conference proceedings 70 Elements

Beretta Piccoli, M., Boccia, G., Clijsen, R., Barbero, M.& Cescon, C. (2018) PII.21 Relationship between isometric muscle force and fractal dimension of surface electromyogram in the biceps brachii muscle. » more details Beretta Piccoli, M., Cescon, C., Villiger, M., Barbero, M., Kool, J., Kesselring, J.& Bansi, J. (2018) PIII.38 Myoelectric manifestations of fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis. » more details Capra, G., Cescon, C., Ghirlanda, F.& Barbero, M. (2018) Does the range of motion of the cervical spine increase after mobilization? A comparison of two Cyriax mobilization techniques. Poster presentation.. » more details Cescon, C., Beretta Piccoli, M., Clijsen, R.& Barbero, M. (2018) Relationship between fractal dimension and firing rate slopes in quadriceps muscle during fatiguing contractions. In ISEK 2018 Proceedings. » more details Cescon, C., Furone, R., Temporiti, F., Barbero, M.& Gatti, R. (2018) Evaluation of shoulder stability in young and elderly subjects with helical axis technique. In ISEK 2018 Proceedings. » more details Hersche Cupelli, R., Weise, A., Barbero, M.& Kool, J. (2018) Three-week inpatient energy management education (IEME) for persons with multiple sclerosis–related fatigue.. » more details Marco, B. (2018) Linee Guida In Ambito Muscoloscheletrico: Neck Pain. » more details Pellicciari, L., Vercelli, S., Barbero, M., Bonetti, F., Corbetta, D., Fabbri, A.& Paci, M. (2018) Italian physiotherapists who hold a PhD: ready for a new Battle of Thermopylae?. » more details Schneebeli, A., Bortolotto, C., Barbero, M., Cescon, C., Racidi, M.& Calliada, F. (2018) Evaluation of Achilles tendon stiffness during contraction: a comparison of different sonoelastography. » more details Schneebeli, A., Cruder, C., Clijsen, R., Lihui, L.& Barbero, M. (2018) treatment with roller-massager improves the oxygenation of the upper trapezius muscle: a single-subject research design study, A. » more details Schneebeli, A., Falla, D., Del Grande, F., Cescon, C., Clijsen, R.& Barbero, M. (2018) Evaluation of Achilles tendon stiffness during contraction usign strain sonoelastograpy. » more details Vercelli, S., Vicelli, F.& Barbero, M. (2018) Clinical Practice Guidelines for musculoskeletal conditions: what are the therapeutic approaches with highest quality of evidence and strength of recommendation?. » more details Weise, A., Barbero, M., Hersche Cupelli, R., Kool, J.& Gisela, M. (2018) Inpatient fatigue-management education. » more details Falla, D., Alalawi, A., Henegan, N., Peolsson, A., Rushton, A., Peterson, G., Landen Ludvigsson, M., Schneebeli, A.& Barbero, M. (2017) Pain extent predicts the outcome following a programme of neck specific exercise in patients with chronic whiplash-associated disorders. » more details Hersche Cupelli, R., Weise, A., Barbero, M.& Kool, J. (2017) THREE-WEEK INPATIENT ENERGY MANAGEMENT EDUCATION FOR PERSONS WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS–RELATED FATIGUE. A RESEARCH PROJECT. » more details Barbero, M., Peolsson, A., Peterson, G., Ludvigsson, M., Soldini, E., Schneebeli, A.& Falla, D. (2016) Association between pain extent and health status in whiplash associated disorders. In IFOMPT Conference 2016. » more details Barbero, M., Peolsson, A., Peterson, G., Ludvigsson, M., Soldini, E., Schneebeli, A.& Falla, D. (2016) Association between pain extent and health status in whiplash associated disordersAssociation between pain extent and health status in whiplash associated disorders. In IFOMPT Conference 2016. » more details Beretta Piccoli, M., Cescon, C., D'Antona, G., Zampella, C., Clijsen, R.& Barbero, M. (2016) Reliability of muscle-fiber conduction velocity and fractal dimension of surface EMG during isometric contractions. In ISEK 2016 Congress. » more details Beretta Piccoli, M., Maffiuletti, N., Cescon, C., Schneebeli, A., Clijsen, R., Preiss, S., Togninalli, D.& Barbero, M. (2016) Le asimmetrie muscolari negli sportivi dopo la ricostruzione del legamento crociato anteriore. » more details Cescon, C., Bozzetti, F., Ghirlanda, F., Conti, M.& Barbero, M. (2016) Evaluation of shoulder rotation axis during three different tasks. In ISEK 2016 Congress. » more details Cescon, C., Conti, M., Bozzetti, F., Ghirlanda, F.& Barbero, M. (2016) Reliability of helical axis parameters during glenohumeral rotation. In ISEK 2016 Congress. » more details Schneebeli, A., Del Grande, F., Vincenzo, G., Cescon, C., Clijsen, R., Biordi, F.& Barbero, M. (2016) Real-time elastography using an external reference material: test-retest reliability on healthy achilles tendon. In IFOMPT Conference 2016. » more details Schneebeli, A., Del Grande, F., Vincenzo, G., Cescon, C., Clijsen, R., Biordi, F.& Barbero, M. (2016) Real-time elastography using an external reference material: test-retest reliability on healthy achilles tendon. In IFOMPT Conference 2016. » more details Barbero, M., Cescon, C., René, L.& Falla, D. (2015) Experimental muscle pain induces a shift of the spatial distribution of upper trapezius muscle activity during a repetitive task. » more details Chiarotto, A., Clijsen, R., Fernandez-de-Las-Penas, C.& Barbero, M. (2015) prevalence of myofascial trigger points in spinal disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis, The. » more details Cruder, C., Barbero, M.& Williamon, A. (2015) Effects of Fitness training and Yoga training on musicians’ health and wellbeing: Preliminary results. » more details Davide, C., Stefano, A., Roberto, G.& Marco, B. (2015) Efficacy of low-level laser therapy on myofascial trigger point: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials. » more details Federica, M., Elena, M., Barbero, M., Cescon, C.& Roberto, G. (2015) Spatial acuity of healthy subjects in locating two identical pressure stimuli using digital body chart. » more details Leoni, D., Heitz, C., Capra, G., Clijsen, R., Cescon, C., Egloff, M.& Barbero, M. (2015) Test-retest reliability of pain location using three different body chart grids: a study on healthy volunteers . » more details Leoni, D., Storer, D., Gatti, R., Egloff, M.& Barbero, M. (2015) Intra- inter-session reliability of the angle between pain onset and submaximal pain during upper limb neurodynamics test 1: a study in healthy individuals. » more details Schneebeli, A., Castellini, G., Redaelli, V., Soldini, E.& Barbero, M. (2015) Physiotherapy for myofascial pain syndromes: reported methodological quality of randomized controlled trials indexed in the PEDro database.. » more details Spairani, L., Schmid, M., Combi, F., Toniato, V., Cusella De Angelis, M., Leoni, D.& Barbero, M. (2015) Stretching optimization of the posterior chain of the lower limbs: comparison between two different executions of the same exercise. » more details Barbero, M., Boscherini, D.& Cescon, C. (2014) characterization of deep tendon reflex of biceps brachii using high density surface EMG, The. » more details Barbero, M., Boscherini, D., Cescon, C.& Cattrysse, E. (2014) Arthrokinematics of the cervical spine after disc prosthesis. » more details Barbero, M., Cattrysse, E., Clijsen, R.& Cescon, C. (2014) novel approach to describe cervical kinematics, A. » more details Barbero, M., Dunning, J., Mourad, F., Leoni, D., Cattrysse, E.& Cescon, C. (2014) Effect of Manual Techniques on Cervical Kinematic. An Innovative Approach using Helical Axis, The. » more details Barbero, M., Falla, D., Mafodda, L., Cescon, C.& Gatti, R. (2014) Topographical mapping of surface EMG amplitude in subjects with myofascial trigger points in the upper trapezius muscle. » more details Barbero, M., Mafodda, L.& Cescon, C. (2014) spatial activation of motor units in upper trapezius with myofascial trigger point, The. » more details Beretta Piccoli, M., Barbero, M., D'Antona, G., Fisher, B., Dieli-Conwright, C., Clijsen, R.& Cescon, C. (2014) Evaluation of central and peripheral fatigue using fractal dimension and conduction velocity.. » more details Beretta Piccoli, M., Cescon, C., Rona, C., Ferraris, C., Vandoni, M., Barbero, M.& D'Antona, G. (2014) Central and peripheral myoelectric manifestations of fatigue in a FSHD patient . » more details Beretta Piccoli, M., D'Antona, G., Clijsen, R., Cescon, C.& Barbero, M. (2014) Evaluation of central and peripheral myoelectric manifestations of fatigue using fractal dimension and conduction velocity: a feasibility study . » more details Cescon, C., Conti, M., Bozzetti, F., Ghirlanda, F.& Barbero, M. (2014) Reliability of helical axis parameters during glenohumeral rotation. In ISEK 2014 Congress. » more details Cescon, C., Ernst, M., Schelldorfer, S., Cattrysse, E., Clijsen, R.& Barbero, M. (2014) Investigation of cervical movements in neck pain patients with the finite helical axis approach. » more details Cescon, C., Maffiuletti, N., Togninalli, D., Clijsen, R., Schneebeli, A.& Barbero, M. (2014) Neuromuscular asymmetries in anterior cruciate ligament patients and in healthy subjects using the twitch interpolation technique. » more details Leoni, D., Falla, D., Egloff, M., Faccendini, S.& Barbero, M. (2014) study to explore the reliability of pain drawings using a novel method to define pain extent and pain location , A. » more details Leoni, D., Heitz, C., Capra, G., Clijsen, R.& Barbero, M. (2014) intra-session reliability in defining the extent and the location of pain during ULNT1: a study on healthy volunteers , The. » more details Leoni, D., Monesi, F., Gatti, R., Egloff, M.& Barbero, M. (2014) Pain pattern description using pain frequency maps: a study in chronic neck pain and chronic low back patients . » more details Moresi, F., Leoni, D., Gatti, R., Egloff, M.& Barbero, M. (2014) Correlations between pain extent and clinical features in chronic low back pain and chronic neck pain patients . » more details Schneebeli, A., Cescon, C., Del Grande, F., Vincenzo, G., Biordi, F.& Barbero, M. (2014) Real-time elastography using an external reference material: preliminary results of achilles tendon elasticity pattern . » more details Schneebeli, A., Cescon, C., Del Grande, F., Vincenzo, G., Biordi, F.& Barbero, M. (2014) Test-retest reliability of real-time elastography using an external reference material: preliminary results. » more details Barbero, M., Cattrysse, E., Clijsen, R.& Cescon, C. (2013) Novel Approach to Describe Cervical Kinematics, A. » more details Barbero, M., Dunning, J., Mourad, F., Leoni, D., Cattrysse, E.& Cescon, C. (2013) Effect of Manual Techniques on Cervical Kinematic. An Innovative Approach using Helical Axis, The. » more details Barbero, M., Mafodda, L.& Cescon, C. (2013) Spatial Activation of Motor Units in Upper Trapezius with Myofascial Trigger Point., The. » more details Beretta Piccoli, M., Cescon, C., Clijsen, R.& Barbero, M. (2013) Evaluation of Central and Peripheral Fatigue in Vastii Muscles Using Semg Fractal Dimension and Muscle Fiber Conduction Velocity. » more details Cattrysse, E., Cescon, C., Clijsen, R.& Barbero, M. (2013) Finite Helical Axis Behavior In Cervical Kinematics. » more details Cescon, C., Barbero, M.& Cattrysse, E. (2013) Methodological Analysis of Finite Helical Axis Behavior in Joint Kinematics. » more details Cescon, C., Cattrysse, E., Clijsen, R.& Barbero, M. (2013) Methodological Analysis Of Fintie Helical Axis Behavior In Joint Kinematics. » more details Cescon, C., Clijsen, R., Jehle, C., Cattrysse, E.& Barbero, M. (2013) Reliability of Finite Helical Axis Parameters in Cervical Kinematics. » more details Leoni, D., Falla, D., Egloff, M., Faccendini, S.& Barbero, M. (2013) Study to Explore the Reliability of Pain Drawings Using a Novel Method to define Pain Extent and Pain Location, A. » more details Schneebeli, A., Cescon, C., Egloff, M., Del Grande, F., Vincenzo, G.& Barbero, M. (2013) Real-Time Elastography Using an External Reference Material: a Pilot Feasiblity Study on Achilles Tendon. » more details Barbero, M., Gatti, R., Cescon, C., Tettamanti, A., Macmillan, F.& Coutts, F. (2012) Relazione anatomica tra trigger point e zona d'innervazione. » more details Barbero, M., Macmillan, F., Coutts, F., Cescon, C., Merletti, R., Gatti, R., Leggero, V.& Cifoletti, D. (2012) spatial relationship between myofascial trigger points and the innervation zone in upper trapezius, The., pp.54-54. » more details Barbero, M., Spairani, L., Cescon, C., Combi, F., Gemelli, T., Giovanetti, G., Magnani, B.& D'Antona, G. (2012) electromyographic study in vasti muscles during open kinetic and closed kinetic chain submaximal isometric exercises, An. » more details Beretta Piccoli, M., Barbero, M., Spirolazzi, C., Boccia, G., Tomasoni, E., Falla, D.& Rainoldi, A. (2012) Atlas of muscle innervation zones for proper sEMG electrodes placement: trunk and upper quadrant. » more details Dunning, J., Mourad, F., Leoni, D., Barbero, M., Cescon, C.& Cleland, J. (2012) side, duration, and number of cavitation sounds during upper cervical thrust manipulation, The. » more details Heitz, C., Wuthrich, M., Barbero, M., Beretta Piccoli, M.& Rainoldi, A. (2012) Atlas of muscle innervation zones for proper sEMG electrodes placement: lower limb. » more details Nast, I., Barbero, M., Schoeb, V., Tal, A., Masotti, B., Rau, B., Schmid, S.& Kool, J. (2012) Welche Forschung braucht die Physiotherapie in der Schweiz?. » more details Schneebeli, A., Egloff, M., Giampietro, A.& Barbero, M. (2012) Rehabilitative Ultrasound Imaging of the Supraspinatus muscle: Intrarater and Interrater Reliability of Thickness and Cross Sectional Area. » more details Beretta Piccoli, M.& Barbero, M. (2011) Evaluation of the cancer related fatigue using surface EMG. New possibilities to improve motor rehabilitation and care in cancer survivors. » more details Barbero, M., Tomasoni, E., Beretta Piccoli, M., Rozzi, M., Boccia, G., Merletti, R.& Rainoldi, A. (2010) Atlas of muscle innervation zones for proper SEMG electrode placement: preliminary results. » more details

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Capra, G.& Barbero, M. (2014) Tidy's - Manuale di Fisioterapia, Porter Stuart , Edi Ermes. » more details Barbero, M., Merletti, R.& Rainoldi, A. (2012) Atlas of Muscle Innervation Zones. Understanding Surface Electromyography and Its Applications, Springer. » more details

Newspaper/Magazine article 1 Element

Schneebeli, A., Scascighini, L.& Barbero, M. (2013) Dynamisch rehabilitativer Ultraschall in der Physiotherapie. Physioactive, pp.39-44. » more details

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Hersche Cupelli, R., Weise, A., Barbero, M.& Kool, J. (2017) Abschlussbericht Energiemanagement-Schulung Projektteil 1. Scuola Universitaria professionale della Svizzera italiana. » more details Hersche Cupelli, R., Weise, A., Barbero, M.& Kool, J. (2017) Interim report: Development and evaluation of a three-week inpatient fatigue management education protocol for persons with MS-related fatigue. Scuola Universitaria professionale della Svizzera italiana. » more details

Scientific journal article 55 Elements

Beretta Piccoli, M., Boccia, G., Ponti, T., Clijsen, R., Barbero, M.& Cescon, C. (2018) Relationship between Isometric Muscle Force and Fractal Dimension of Surface Electromyogram. Biomedical Research International. » more details Cruder, C., Falla, D., Mangili, F., Azzimonti, L., Araújo, L., Williamon, A.& Barbero, M. (2018) Profiling the Location and Extent of Musicians' Pain Using Digital Pain Drawings.. Pain Practice, vol. 18 (1) pp.53-66. » more details Fernandez-de-Las-Penas, C., Falla, D., Palacios-Ceña, M., Fuensalida-Novo, S., Arias-Buría, J., Schneebeli, A., Arend-Nielsen, L.& Barbero, M. (2018) Perceived Pain Extent is Not Associated With Widespread Pressure Pain Sensitivity, Clinical Features, Related Disability, Anxiety, or Depression in Women With Episodic Migraine.. The Clinical journal of pain, vol. 34 (3) pp.217-221. » more details Negro, M., Segreto, V., Barbero, M., Cescon, C., Castelli, L.& D'Antona, G. (2018) Essential Amino Acids (EAA) Mixture Supplementation: Effects of an Acute Administration Protocol on Myoelectric Manifestations of Fatigue in the Biceps Brachii After Resistance Exercise. Frontiers in Physiology. » more details Sremakaew, M., Jull, G., Treleaven, J., Barbero, M., Falla, D.& Uthaikhup, S. (2018) Effects of local treatment with and without sensorimotor and balance exercise in individuals with neck pain: protocol for a randomized controlled trial.. BMC musculoskeletal disorders, vol. 19 (1) pp.48-48. » more details Weise, A., Kool, J., Barbero, M., Michel, G.& Hersche Cupelli, R. (2018) Feasibility of an inpatient fatigue education study. 23rd Annual Conference of Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis(EuRims). » more details Barbero, M., Falla, D.& Cescon, C. (2017) Topographical Distribution of EMG Activity in the Upper Trapezius Muscle in People With Myofascial Trigger Points. The Clinical Journal of Pain, vol. 33 (5) pp.473-474. » more details Barbero, M., Falla, D., Clijsen, R., Ghirlanda, F., Schneebeli, A., Ernst, M.& Cescon, C. (2017) Can parameters of the helical axis be measured reliably during active cervical movements?. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice, vol. 27 pp.150-154. » more details Barbero, M., Fernández-de-las-Peñas, C., Palacios-Ceña, M., Cescon, C.& Falla, D. (2017) Pain extent is associated with pain intensity but not with widespread pressure or thermal pain sensitivity in women with fibromyalgia syndrome. Clinical Rheumatology. » more details Beretta Piccoli, M., D'Antona, G., Zampella, C., Barbero, M., Clijsen, R.& Cescon, C. (2017) Test-retest reliability of muscle fiber conduction velocity and fractal dimension of surface EMG during isometric contractions. Physiological measurement. » more details Clijsen, R., Brunner, A., Barbero, M., Clarys, P.& Taeymans, J. (2017) Effects of low-level laser therapy on pain in patients with musculoskeletal disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis.. European journal of physical and rehabilitation medicine, vol. 53 (4) pp.603-610. » more details Cruder, C., Falla, D., Mangili, F., Azzimonti, L., Araújo, L., Williamon, A.& Barbero, M. (2017) Profiling the Location and Extent of Musicians’ Pain Using Digital Pain Drawings. Pain Practice, vol. 18 (1) pp.53-66. » more details Falla, D., Cescon, C., Lindstrøm, R.& Barbero, M. (2017) Muscle Pain Induces a Shift of the Spatial Distribution of Upper Trapezius Muscle Activity During a Repetitive Task A Mechanism for Perpetuation of Pain With Repetitive Activity?. The Clinical Journal of Pain. » more details Hersche Cupelli, R., Weise, A., Barbero, M.& Kool, J. (2017) Energiemanagement-Schulung (EMS) bei Menschen mit MS-bedingter Fatigue im stationären Setting.. 1st.Congress of Swiss Society of Physical Rehabilitation Medicine & Swiss Physiotherapy Association. » more details Hersche Cupelli, R., Weise, A., Barbero, M.& Kool, J. (2017) Menschen mit bedingter Fatigue. Ergotherapie pp.20-21. » more details Palacios-Ceña, M., Barbero, M., Falla, D., Ghirlanda, F., Arend-Nielsen, L.& Fernandez-de-Las-Penas, C. (2017) Pain Extent Is Associated with the Emotional and Physical Burdens of Chronic Tension-Type Headache, but Not with Depression or Anxiety. Pain Medicine. » more details Schneebeli, A., Del Grande, F., Vincenzo, G., Cescon, C.& Barbero, M. (2017) Test-retest reliability of echo intensity parameters in healthy Achilles tendons using a semi-automatic tracing procedure. Skeletal Radiology. » more details Stoop, R., Clijsen, R., Leoni, D., Soldini, E., Castellini, G., Redaelli, V.& Barbero, M. (2017) Evolution of the methodological quality of controlled clinical trials for myofascial trigger point treatments for the period 1978-2015: A systematic review. Muskuloskeletal Science and Practice pp.1-9. » more details Barbero, M., Falla, D., Mafodda, L., Cescon, C.& Gatti, R. (2016) Location of Peak Upper Trapezius Muscle Activity During Submaximal Contractions is not Associated With the Location of Myofascial Trigger Points, The. The Clinical Journal of Pain, vol. 32 (12) pp.1044-1052. » more details Beretta Piccoli, M., Schneebeli, A., Egloff, M., Cescon, C., Clijsen, R., Togninalli, D.& Barbero, M. (2016) Myoelectric Manifestations of Fatigue after ACL Reconstruction: A Cross-Sectional Study after Postoperative Rehabilitation. Journal of Functional Morphology Kinesiology, vol. 1 (2) pp.193-199. » more details Boccia, G., Dardanello, D., Beretta Piccoli, M., Cescon, C., Coratella, G., Rinaldo, N., Barbero, M., Lanza, M., Schena, F.& Rainoldi, A. (2016) Muscle fiber conduction velocity and fractal dimension of EMG during fatiguing contraction of young and elderly active men.. Physiological measurement, vol. 37 (1) pp.162-74. » more details Falla, D., Peolsson, A., Peterson, G., Ludvigsson, M., Soldini, E., Schneebeli, A.& Barbero, M. (2016) Perceived pain extent is associated with disability, depression and self-efficacy in individuals with whiplash-associated disorders.. European journal of pain (London, England). » more details Leoni, D., Falla, D., Heitz, C., Capra, G., Clijsen, R., Egloff, M., Cescon, C., Baeyens, J.-P.& Barbero, M. (2016) Test-Retest reliability in reporting the pain introduced by a pain provocation test: Further validation of a novel approach for pain drawing acquisition and analysis. Pain Practice. » more details Leoni, D., Falla, D., Heitz, C., Capra, G., Egloff, M., Cescon, C., Baeyens, J.& Barbero, M. (2016) Test-retest Reliability in Reporting the Pain Induced by a Pain Provocation Test: Further Validation of a Novel Approach for Pain drawing Acquisition and Analysis. Pain Practice. » more details Leoni, D., Storer, D., Gatti, R., Egloff, M.& Barbero, M. (2016) Upper limb neurodynamic test 1 on healthy individuals: intra- and inter-session reliability of the angle between pain onset and submaximal pain. Pain Research & Management. » more details Lluch Girbés, E., Dueñas, L., Barbero, M., Falla, D., Baert, I., Meeus, M., Sánchez-Frutos, J., Aguilella, L.& Nijs, J. (2016) Expanded Distribution of Pain as a Sign of Central Sensitization in Individuals With Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis.. Physical Therapy, vol. 96 (8) pp.1196-1207. » more details Maffiuletti, N., Barbero, M., Cescon, C., Clijsen, R., Beretta Piccoli, M., Schneebeli, A., Preiss, S.& Togninalli, D. (2016) Validity of the twitch interpolation technique for the assessment of quadriceps neuromuscular asymmetries.. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, vol. 31 (6). » more details Meduri, F., Beretta Piccoli, M., Calanni, L., Segreto, V., Giovanetti, G., Barbero, M., Cescon, C.& D'Antona, G. (2016) Inter-Gender sEMG Evaluation of Central and Peripheral Fatigue in Biceps Brachii of Young Healthy Subjects. PLoS ONE. » more details Schneebeli, A.& Barbero, M. (2016) Patella Alta in a Patient with Recurrent Patellar Dislocation. Archives of Sport Medicine and Physiotherapy, vol. 1 (1) pp.5-6. » more details Schneebeli, A., Del Grande, F., Vincenzo, G., Cescon, C., Clijsen, R., Biordi, F.& Barbero, M. (2016) Real-time sonoelastography using an external reference material: test–retest reliability of healthy Achilles tendons. Skeletal Radiology, vol. 45 (8) pp.1045-1052. » more details Barbero, M., Moresi, F., Leoni, D., Gatti, R., Egloff, M.& Falla, D. (2015) Test-retest reliability of pain extent and pain location using a novel method for pain drawing analysis. European Journal of Pain, vol. 19 (8) pp.1129-1138. » more details Beretta Piccoli, M., D'Antona, G., Barbero, M., Fisher, B., Dieli-Conwright, C., Clijsen, R.& Cescon, C. (2015) Evaluation of Central and Peripheral Fatigue in the Quadriceps Using Fractal Dimension and Conduction Velocity in Young Females. PLoS ONE, vol. 10 (4). » more details Cescon, C., Tettamanti, A., Barbero, M.& Gatti, R. (2015) Finite helical axis for the analysis of joint kinematics: comparison of an electromagnetic and an optical motion capture system. Archives of Physiotherapy. » more details Chiarotto, A., Clijsen, R., Fernandez-de-Las-Penas, C.& Barbero, M. (2015) Prevalence of Myofascial Trigger Points in Spinal Disorders: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis., The. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation, vol. 97 (2) pp.316-337. » more details Ernst, M., Crawford, R., Schelldorfer, S., Rausch-Osthoff, A.-K., Barbero, M., Kool, J.& Bauer, C. (2015) Extension and flexion in the upper cervical spine in neck pain patients.. Manual therapy, vol. 20 (4) pp.547-52. » more details Nast, I., Tal, A., Schmid, S., Schoeb, V., Rau, B., Barbero, M.& Kool, J. (2015) Physiotherapy Research Priorities in Switzerland: Views of the Various Stakeholders.. Physiotherapy Research International. » more details Beretta Piccoli, M., Rainoldi, A., Heitz, C., Wuthrich, M., Boccia, G., Tomasoni, E., Spirolazzi, C., Egloff, M.& Barbero, M. (2014) Innervation zone locations in 43 superficial muscles: towards a standardization of electrode positioning.. Muscle and Nerve, vol. 49 (3) pp.413-421. » more details Cescon, C., Cattrysse, E.& Barbero, M. (2014) Methodological analysis of finite helical axis behavior in cervical kinematics. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, vol. 24 (5) pp.628-635. » more details Schneebeli, A., Egloff, M., Giampietro, A., Clijsen, R.& Barbero, M. (2014) Rehabilitative ultrasound imaging of the supraspinatus muscle: Intra- and interrater reliability of thickness and cross-sectional area. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, vol. 18 (2) pp.266-272. » more details Barbero, M., Cescon, C., Tettamanti, A., Leggero, V., Macmillan, F., Coutts, F.& Gatti, R. (2013) Myofascial trigger points and innervation zone locations in upper trapezius muscles.. BMC musculoskeletal disorders, vol. 14 pp.179-179. » more details Castelnuovo, C., Barbero, M.& Zito, G. (2013) Description of the cervical manipulative technique in the scientific literature. Italian journal of Physiotherapy, vol. 3 (1) pp.11-19. » more details Dunning, J., Mourad, F., Barbero, M., Leoni, D., Cescon, C.& Butts, R. (2013) Bilateral and multiple cavitation sounds during upper cervical thrust manipulation.. BMC musculoskeletal disorders, vol. 14 (1) pp.24-24. » more details Schneebeli, A.& Barbero, M. (2013) Rehabilitative ultrasound imaging: applicazioni nella pratica fisioterapica. Il Fisioterapista. » more details Schoeb, V., Rau, B., Nast, I., Schmid, S., Barbero, M., Tal, A.& Kool, J. (2013) How do Patients, Politicians, Physiotherapists and Other Health Professionals View Physiotherapy Research in Switzerland? A Qualitative Study.. Physiotherapy research international : the journal for researchers and clinicians in physical therapy, vol. 19 (2) pp.79-92. » more details Barbero, M., Bertoli, P., Cescon, C., Macmillan, F., Coutts, F.& Gatti, R. (2012) Intra-rater reliability of an experienced physiotherapist in locating myofascial trigger points in upper trapezius muscle. Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy, vol. 20 (4) pp.171-177. » more details Boscherini, D., Barbero, M., Duc, S.& Chalaron, M. (2012) Congenital absence of L4–L5 articular facet joint. The Spine Journal, vol. 12 (12) pp.1163-1164. » more details Spairani, L., Barbero, M., Cescon, C., Combi, F., Gemelli, T., Giovanetti, G., Magnani, B.& D'Antona, G. (2012) electromyographic study of the vastii muscles during open and closed kinetic chain submaximal isometric exercises., An. International journal of sports physical therapy, vol. 7 (6) pp.617-626. » more details Barbero, M.& Boscherini, D. (2011) Lumbar synovial cyst. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, vol. 41 (7) pp.533-533. » more details Barbero, M., Castelli, E., Leoni, D.& Egloff, M. (2011) Pain location reliability of the median neurodynamic Test 1 in healthy subjects. Italian journal of Physiotherapy, vol. 1 (2) pp.1-7. » more details Barbero, M., Gatti, R., Lo Conte, L., Macmillan, F., Coutts, F.& Merletti, R. (2011) Reliability of surface EMG matrix in locating the innervation zone of upper trapezius muscle.. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, vol. 21 (5) pp.827-33. » more details Gatti, R., Faccendini, S., Tettamanti, A., Barbero, M., Balestri, A.& Calori, G. (2011) Efficacy of trunk balance exercises for individuals with chronic low back pain: a randomized clinical trial.. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, vol. 41 (8) pp.542-52. » more details Leoni, D., Barbero, M.& Guy, Z. (2011) Distretto cranio-cervicale: gestione del rischio associato al trattamento manipolativo. Il fisioterapista, vol. 4 (3) pp.27-40. » more details Cattrysse, E., Barbero, M., Kool, P., Gagey, O., Clarys, J.& Van Roy, P. (2007) 3D morphometry of the transverse and alar ligaments in the occipito-atlanto-axial complex: an in vitro analysis.. Clinical anatomy, vol. 20 (8) pp.892-898. » more details Gatti, R., Corti, M., Barbero, M.& Testa, M. (2006) Electromyographic activity of the rectus abdominis muscle during exercise performed with the AB Slider. 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