Publications & Presentations

2017

Publications

Pearson MJ, Mungovan SF, Smart NA. Effect of exercise on diastolic function in heart failure patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Heart Fail Rev. 2017 Feb 23. doi: 10.1007/s10741-017-9600-0. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Mungovan SF, Singh P, Gass GC, Smart NA, Hirschhorn AD. Effect of physical activity in the first five days after cardiac surgery. J Rehabil Med. 2017 Jan 19;49(1):71-77. doi: 10.2340/16501977-2165.  Open Access Link: https://www.medicaljournals.se/jrm/content/html/10.2340/16501977-2165

Mungovan SF, Sandhu JS, Akin O, Smart NA, Graham PL, Patel MI. Preoperative Membranous Urethral Length Measurement and Continence Recovery Following Radical Prostatectomy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Eur Urol. 2017 Mar;71(3):368-378. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2016.06.023. Review.  Open Access Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0302283816303414

Breckenridge JD, McAuley JH, Butler DS, Stewart H, Moseley GL, Ginn KA. The development of a shoulder specific left/right judgement task: Validity & reliability. Musculoskelet Sci Pract. 2017 Jan 27;28:39-45. doi: 10.1016/j.msksp.2017.01.009. (Epub ahead of print)

2016

Publications

Mungovan SF, Huijbers BP, Hirschhorn AD, Patel MI. What makes men leak? An investigation of objective and self-report measures of urinary incontinence early after radical prostatectomy.  Neurourol Urodyn. 35(2):225-9, 2016. doi: 10.1002/nau.22701

Mungovan SF, P. Singh, A.D. Hirschhorn, G.C. Gass, R. Chard. Physical activity after cardiac surgery: The first five days. Heart Lung Circ. 2015 24, Suppl 1, e61–e62. http://www.heartlungcirc.org/article/S1443-9506(14)00943-3/fulltext

Mungovan SF, Sandhu JS, Akin O, Smart NA, Graham PL, Patel MI. Preoperative membranous urethral length measurement and continence recovery following radical prostatectomy: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur Urol 2016.

Presentations

Mungovan SF, Smart NA, Chard RB. Early Functional Outcomes Following Pulmonary Valve Replacement Surgery. Oral presentation. Australia and New Zealand Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Adelaide, Australia.

Sean Mungovan, Jaspreet Sandhu, Oguz Akin, Neil Smart, Petra Graham, Manish Patel, Preoperative Membranous Urethral Length Measurement and Post Prostatectomy Continence: A Systematic Review with Meta Analysis. Podium Presentation: Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand, Gold Coast, Australia

Sean Mungovan, Westmead, Australia, Jaspreet Sandhu, Oguz Akin, New York, NY, Neil Smart, Westmead, Australia, Petra Graham, Manish Patel, Sydney, Australia. The Relationship Between Preoperative Membranous Urethral Length and Time to Achieve Continence After Radical Prostatectomy: A Systematic Review with Meta Analysis. Moderated Poster Session: American urological Association Annual Conference, San Diego, USA

2015

Publications

Hirschhorn AD, Lockhart JW, Breckenridge JD. Can a physical activity monitor provide a valid measure of arm elevation angle? A study to assess agreement between the SenseWear Mini Armband and the universal goniometer. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2015, 16:46 Download Hirschhorn-2014-A multicomponent

Presentations

Breckenridge JD, The Shoulder Left/Right Judgement Task: Development and Establishment of a Normative Dataset. Podium presentation: World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress (WCPT), Singapore 2015. Download Breckenridge-2015-Judgement

2014

Publications

Breckenridge JD, Ginn KA, McAuley JH. The left/right judgement task in people with and without shoulder pain: a pilot study. International Society of Applied Psychology, Sydney 2014.

Hirschhorn AD, Mungovan SF, Richards DAB (in press). Cardiac and cardiovascular diseases. In L Denehy & E Main (eds), Physiotherapy for Respiratory and Cardiac Problems, 5th edn, Elsevier, Philadelphia.

Hirschhorn AD, Kolt GS, Brooks AJ. A multicomponent theory-based intervention improves uptake of pelvic floor muscle training before radical prostatectomy: a before and after cohort study. BJU International 2014:113;383-92. Download Hirschhorn-2014-A multicomponent

Presentations

Breckenridge JD, McAuley JH, Moseley L, Butler D, Stewart H, Ginn KA, Motor Imagery & Shoulder Pain: Establishing a normative data set for the left/right shoulder judgement task: Poster Presentation. International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) 15th World Congress in Pain, Buenos Aires, October 14. Download Breckenridge-Poster Presentation 2014

2013

Publications

Mungovan SF, Huijbers BP, Hirschhorn AD, Patel MI. Relationships between preoperative physical activity and urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy: an observational study. BMC Urology 2013:13;67. Download Mungovan-2013-Relationships Between

Patel MI, Yao J, Hirschhorn AD, Mungovan SF. Preoperative pelvic floor physiotherapy improves continence after radical retropubic prostatectomy. International Journal of Urology 2013:20;986-92.  Accessible at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/iju.12099/abstract

Hirschhorn AD (Contributor). Heart Online: Heart Education Assessment Rehabilitation Toolkit [Internet] 2013 [cited 2013 Sep 19]. Accessible at: http://www.heartonline.org.au

Hirschhorn AD, Kolt GS, Brooks AJ. Barriers and enablers to the provision and receipt of preoperative pelvic floor muscle training for men having radical prostatectomy: a qualitative study. BMC Health Services Research 2013:13;305. Download Hirschhorn-2013-Barriers and Enablers

Presentations

Breckenridge JD, Ginn KA, McAuley JH. The left/right judgement task in people with and without shoulder pain: a pilot study. Podium presentation: Australian Physiotherapy Association Conference, Melbourne 2013.

Breckenridge JD, Hirschhorn AD, Acosta NM. Digital photography is reliable for shoulder range of movement. Podium presentation: Australian Physiotherapy Association Conference, Melbourne 2013. Download Abstract of APA-2013-Digital Photography

Corey LAS, Hirschhorn AD, Mungovan SF, Breckenridge JD. Musculoskeletal pain is common amongst elite football match officials, but decreases across the football season: an observational study. E-poster presentation: Australian Physiotherapy Association Conference, Melbourne 2013. Download ePoster of APA-2013-Musculoskeletal Pain

Hirschhorn AD, Kolt GS, Brooks AJ. A multicomponent theory-based intervention improves uptake of pelvic floor muscle training before radical prostatectomy. Podium presentation: Australian Physiotherapy Association Conference, Melbourne 2013. Download Abstract of APA-2013-A Multicomponent

Mungovan SF, Singh P, Hirschhorn AD. Physical activity in the inpatient period after cardiac surgery: an observational study. Podium presentation: Australian Physiotherapy Association Conference, Melbourne 2013. Download Abstract of APA-2013-Physical Activity

Hirschhorn AD. Exercise in cardiac conditions: Phase I cardiac rehabilitation. Preconference workshop: Australian Physiotherapy Association Conference, Melbourne 2013.

Breckenridge JD, Ginn KA, McAuley JH. The left/right judgement test in people with and without shoulder pain – a large online study. International Congress of Shoulder & Elbow Therapists, Nagoya, Japan.

Breckenridge JD, Ginn KA, McAuley JH. The left/right judgement task in people with and without shoulder pain – a pilot study. Poster presentation: International Federation of Societies of Hand Therapy Congress, New Delhi, India. Download Poster of IFSHT-2013-The Left Right Judgement Task

Hirschhorn AD, Kolt GS, Brooks AJ. A multicomponent intervention improves uptake of pelvic floor muscle training. Podium presentation: NHMRC Research Translation Faculty Symposium, Sydney 2013. Download Abstract of NHMRC-2013-A Multicomponent

Hirschhorn AD, Mungovan SF, Huijbers BP, Patel MI. Relationships between perioperative physical activity and post-prostatectomy urinary incontinence: An observational study. Poster presentation: Prostate Cancer World Congress, Melbourne 2013. BJU International 2013:112(S1);58. Download Poster of PCWC-2013-Relationships Between

Mungovan SF, Hirschhorn AD, Huijbers BP, Patel MI. Which test to use? A comparison of self-report and objective measures of urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy. Podium presentation: Prostate Cancer World Congress, Melbourne 2013. BJU International 2013:112(S1);58. Download Abstract of PCWC-2013-Which Test

Hirschhorn AD, Kolt GS, Brooks AJ. A multicomponent theory-based intervention improves uptake of pelvic floor muscle training before radical prostatectomy: a before and after cohort study. Podium presentation: Prostate Cancer World Congress, Melbourne 2013. BJU International 2013:112(S1);59. Download Abstract of PCWC-2013-A Multicomponent

2012

Publications

Hirschhorn AD, Richards DA, Mungovan SF, Morris NR, Adams L. Does the mode of exercise influence recovery of functional capacity in the early postoperative period after coronary artery bypass graft surgery? A randomized controlled trial. Interactive Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery 2012:15;995-1003.

Presentations

Breckenridge JD, Ginn KA, McAuley JH. Development of a protocol for the left/right judgement task. American Society Shoulder and Elbow Therapists (Asset) Annual Conference, Georgia 2012.

Yao J, Hirschhorn AD, Mungovan SF, Patel MI. Preoperative pelvic floor physiotherapy improves continence following radical prostatectomy. Podium presentation: International Continence Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Beijing 2012.

Hirschhorn AD, Kolt GS, Brooks AJ. Improving the management of urinary incontinence for men undergoing radical prostatectomy: an NHMRC Translating Research Into Practice Fellowship project. Podium presentation: Australian Implementation Conference, Melbourne 2012. Download Abstract of AIC-2012-Improving the Management

Hirschhorn A, Kolt G, Brooks A. Barriers to preoperative pelvic floor muscle training for men undergoing radical prostatectomy: A qualitative study. Poster presentation: Australasian Prostate Cancer Conference, Melbourne 2012. Download Poster of APCC-2012-Barriers to Preoperative

Mungovan S, Huijbers B, Hirschhorn A, Patel M. What makes men leak? An analysis of 1 hour and 24 hour pad tests after radical prostatectomy. Poster presentation: Australasian Prostate Cancer Conference, Melbourne 2012. Download Poster of APCC-2012-What Makes

2011

Publications

Breckenridge JD, Shoulder Pain and Disability Index (SPADI). Journal of Physiotherapy; 57:197.Download Journal Article SPADI 2011

A.D Hirschhorn, D. Richards, S.F Mungovan, N.R Morris, L. Adams, Effects of repeated administration of a perceptually regulated six-minute walk test in patients awaiting coronary artery bypass graft surgery – submitted for publication

Hirschhorn A., J Physiotherapy 2011;57:256. Questioning the role of targeted respiratory physiotherapy over and above a standard clinical pathway in the postoperative management of patients following open thoracotomy.

Hirschhorn A, Richards D, Mungovan S, Morris N, Adams L., Physiotherapy 2011;97(S1). Stationary cycling is as effective as walking in phase I cardiac rehabilitation: a randomized-controlled trial.

Mungovan S, Hirschhorn A, Richards D, Morris N, Adams L., Physiotherapy 2011;97(S1). Comparative performance on perceptually regulated 6-minute walk and cycle assessments in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery.

2009

Presentations

Hand Therapy in Australia – American Society of Hand Therapist (ASHT) – San Francisco, USA

2008

A.D Hirschhorn, D. Richards, S.F Mungovan, N.R Morris, L. Adams. Heart Lung and Circulation 17:129-139, 2008.  Supervised moderate intensity exercise improves distance walked at hospital discharge following coronary artery bypass graft surgery – A randomised controlled trial.

Breckenridge JD, The Shoulder in Golf – Shoulder & Elbow Physiotherapists Australia (SEPA), Biannual Meeting – Perth

Hirschhorn AD, Richards D, Mungovan SF, Morris NR, Adams L., Heart Lung Circ 2008;17:129-138.  Supervised moderate intensity exercise improves distance walked at hospital discharge following coronary artery bypass graft surgery – a randomised, controlled trial.
Download 2008 Heart Lung Circulation Manuscript

Physiotherapy in cardiac surgery – The pre-operative period to hospital discharge
Download 2008 ASCTS Presentation

Physiotherapy Supervised Walking Program – Immediately Following CABG Results in Earlier Return of Functional Capacity 
Download 2007 Presentation for WCPT Vancouver

2005

A.D Hirschhorn, D. Richards, S.F. Mungovan, N. Morris and L. Adams. Physiotherapy outcome measurement in coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
Poster Presentation: Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Perth.

Physiotherapy outcome measurements in coronary artery bypass surgery 
Download 2005 Poster for CSANZ Conference Perth

2003

A.D Hirschhorn, D. Richards, S.F. Mungovan, N. Morris and L. Adams. Physiotherapy outcome measurement in coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
Poster Presentation: Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, Perth.

Physiotherapy following arthroscopic rotator cuff repair surgery: Protection of the repair and accelerated rehabilitation.
St George Orthopaedic Research Institute

S.F. Mungovan, A.D Hirschhorn and A.J. Thomas. The safe application and test-retest reliability of a modified six minute walk assessment prior to coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
Oral Presentation: World Confederation of Physical Therapy, Barcelona, Spain.

S.F. Mungovan, A.D Hirschhorn and A.J. Thomas.  A comparison of pre-operative and post-operative submaximal exercise performance in patients undergoing median sternotomy for coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
Oral Presentation: World Confederation of Physical Therapy, Barcelona, Spain.

Breckenridge JD, Physiotherapy Conservative Management of Rotator Cuff Tears – St George Orthopaedic Research Institute, Sydney

2002

S.F. Mungovan, A.D Hirschhorn and A.J. Thomas.  Submaximal exercise testing and performance in patients undergoing median sternotomy for coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
Poster Presentation: Australasian Society for Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons

2000

Breckenridge JD, Beard DJ, Banff M, Godfrey J. Bring back the Lysholm score! – Two year predictive validity of functional clinical tests used for cruciate ligament injury. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. British Volume, 82B:247.

1997

Breckenridge JD, Wood DG, Cross MJ, Pinczewski LA. Combined anterior and posterior cruciate ligament reconstructions. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. British Volume, 79B; 4S:395

1994

J.H.Carr, S.F. Mungovan, R.B. Shepherd, C.M. Dean and L.A. Nordholm.  Physiotherapy in stroke rehabilitation: Bases for Australian Physiotherapists’ choice of treatment.
Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 1994 Vol 10:201

1992

S.F. Mungovan and R. H. Mushet.  An investigation into the effects of a lumbar support device on EMG activity of paraspinal muscles during relaxed unsupported sitting.
Oral presentation: Australian Physiotherapy Association National Conference Adelaide, South Australia

1990

Sean. F. Mungovan, E. Henley, A. Renton and G. Turner.  The effects of patellofemoral taping on EMG activity and torques produced around the knee joint during standing from a seated position.
Oral Presentation: World Confederation of Physical Therapy, London.