PT Inquest 52: Influence of PT Kinesiophobic Beliefs

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Can the kinesiophobic beliefs of a physical therapist have an influence on the people they are educating? Might this also occur in patient populations? When JW said in a previous episode, “You don’t have kinesiophobia but dammit I can give it to you!” was he right?

Influence of Physical Therapists’ Kinesiophobic Beliefs on Lifting Capacity in Healthy Adults.
Lakke SE, Soer R, Krijnen WP, van der Schans CP, Reneman MF, Geertzen JH.
Phys Ther. 2015 Apr 2. [Epub ahead of print]

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Music for Episode 52:
“The Science of Selling Yourself Short” by Less Than Jake
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