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Raymond Ostelo is professor of Evidence-Based Physiotherapy at the Department of Health Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam and at the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Centre. He also holds a position as Honorary Professorial Fellow at the Musculoskeletal Division of the George Institute for Global Health (affiliated with University of Sydney, Australia) and at the Physiotherapy Research Group of the University of Bergen, Norway.   

Raymond has a background in physiotherapy and received his Master degree in clinical epidemiology (cum laude) from Maastricht University in 1994. Since the 1997 he is studying musculoskeletal disorders, mainly focusing on effectiveness studies for primary care interventions. In addition to the scientific research in the musculoskeletal field he is involved in clinimetrical research. From 2013 to 2017 he was co-director of the Muscoloskeletal Research Program of the EMGO+ Institute. Since 2017 he is program director of the Musculoskeletal Health program of the Amsterdam Movements Sciences (AMS) research institue. Raymond has been involved in the development of various multi- and mono disciplinary evidence-based guidelines in the field of back pain.

His teaching focuses mainly research methodology for Research Master and PhD students. He is the co editor of textbook on research methodology (in Dutch).

Research

Link to publications in Pubmed: http://bit.ly/2ke7CTr

Link to Research Gate: http://bit.ly/2Ajr86N

Link to interview (June 2017) (video in Dutch):http://bit.ly/2jGyOGk

 

Ancillary activities

  • VU University Medical Center | AMSTERDAM | Professor Evidence Based Physiotherapy | 2016-10-01
  • Nederlandse Brandwonden Stichting / Association of Dutch Bur | Beverwijk | Adviseur | 2017-12-01

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Education/Academic qualification

Epidemiology, PhD, Maastricht Universiteit

19972002

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Research Output 1999 2018

A core outcome measurement set for low back pain

Chiarotto, A., 2018, 426 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
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A systematic review highlights the need to investigate the content validity of patient-reported outcome measures for physical functioning in patients with low back pain

Chiarotto, A., Ostelo, R. W., Boers, M. & Terwee, C. B., 1 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 95, p. 73-93 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalReview articleAcademicpeer-review

Low Back Pain
Pain
Quebec
Back Pain
MEDLINE

Can patient-reported profiles avoid unnecessary referral to a spine surgeon? An observational study to further develop the Nijmegen decision tool for chronic low back pain

van Hooff, M. L., van Dongen, J. M., Coupé, V. M., Spruit, M., Ostelo, R. W. J. G. & de Kleuver, M., 19 Sep 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 9, e0203518

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

back (body region)
surgeons
spine (bones)
observational studies
Low Back Pain

Can Primary Care for Back and/or Neck Pain in the Netherlands Benefit From Stratification for Risk Groups According to the STarT Back Tool Classification?

Bier, J. D., Sandee-Geurts, J. J. W., Ostelo, R. W. J. G., Koes, B. W. & Verhagen, A. P., 1 Jan 2018, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 99, 1, p. 65-71 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Neck Pain
Back Pain
Netherlands
Primary Health Care
Low Back Pain

Clinical reasoning in unimodal interventions in patients with non-specific neck pain in daily physiotherapy practice, a Delphi study

Maissan, F., Pool, J., Stutterheim, E., Wittink, H. & Ostelo, R., 1 Oct 2018, In : Musculoskeletal Science and Practice. 37, p. 8-16 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Delphi Technique
Neck Pain
Consensus
Routine Diagnostic Tests
Pain