Fiona Wilson
Associate Professor, Physiotherapy

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Fiona Wilson, 'Rowing Medicine', International Olympic Committee Sports Medicine Diploma, International Olympic Committee, 2017, - Broadcast, 2017

O'Dwyer T, Durcan L, Wilson F, Exercise and physical activity in systemic lupus erythmatosus: A systematic review with meta-analyses, Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, 2017 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Thorlund J, Ostengard L, Cardy N, Wilson F, Jorgensen C, Juhl C, Trajectory of self reported pain and function and knee extensor muscle strength in young patients undergoing arthroscopic surgery for meniscus tears. A systematic review with meta-analysis, Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 20, (8), 2017, p712 - 717 Journal Article, 2017

Fiona Wilaon, Aine Kelly, Noreen Boyle, Matej Oresci, Tuulia Hyotylainen, Karl Denvir, Garreth Farrell, Brendan O'Connell, Assessment of blood biomarkers of mild traumatic brain injury in professional rugby; a case control study, British Journal of Sports Medicine, 5th International Conference of Concussion in Sport, Berlin, October 2016, 51, 2017, ppA47- Published Abstract, 2017 DOI

O'Dwyer T, Monaghan A, Moran J, O'Shea F, Wilson F, Behaviour change intervention increases physical activity, spinal mobility and quality of life in adults with ankylosing spondylitis; a randomised trial, Journal of Physiotherapy, 63, 2017, p30 - 39 Journal Article, 2017

Al-Rashed LA, O'Shea F, Brennan A, Wilson F, Biopsychosocial exploration of pain profiles in inflammatory and chronic non-specific axial low back pain. An exploration of similarities and differences, 9th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Pain, Singapore, October 2016, 2016, pp225- Conference Paper, 2016

Rowing Medicine in, editor(s)Brukner P, Khan K , Clinical Sports Medicine, 5th Edition, London, Sydney, New York, McGraw Hill, 2016, [Wilson F] Book Chapter, 2016

Fiona Wilson, Crossing the line in sport - debating athlete mental health, British Journal of Sports Medicine, 2016 Journal Article, 2016 URL

Moran, J., Wilson, F., Guinan, E., McCormick, P., Hussey, J., Moriarty, J., Role of cardiopulmonary exercise testing as a risk-assessment method in patients undergoing intra-abdominal surgery: A systematic review, British Journal of Anaesthesia, 116, (2), 2016, p177-191 Journal Article, 2016 TARA - Full Text

Sadlier C, Bennett K, Matthews A, Mockler D, Wilson F, Bergin C, Pneumococcal Vaccine fro preventing Streptococcuse Pneumoniae infection in HIV individuals, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (1), 2016, p1 - 18 Journal Article, 2016

Clancy C, Quinn A, Wilson F, The aetiologis of failed back surgery; a systematic review, Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, (1), 2016, p1 - 8 Journal Article, 2016

Moran J, Wilson F, Guinan E, McCormick P, Hussey J, Moriarty J, The pre-operative use of filed tests of exercise tolerance to predict postoperative outcome of intra-abdominal surgery; a systematic review, Journal of Clinical Anaesthesia, 35, 2016, p446 - 455 Journal Article, 2016

Moran J., Guinan E., McCormick P., Larkin J., Mockler D., Hussey J., Moriarty J., Wilson F., The ability of prehabilitation to influence postoperative outcome after intra-abdominal operation: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Surgery (United States), 160, (5), 2016, p1189-1201 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Farrel G, McGrath F, Hogan B, Logan M, Denvir K, O'Connell B, Irwin E, Gissane C, Wilson F, 95% prevalence of abnormality on hip MRI in elite academy rugby; a clinical and imaging study, Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 19, (11), 2016, p893 - 897 Journal Article, 2016

Wilson, F., Grieve's Modern Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (Fourth edition), British Journal of Sports Medicine, 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Fiona Wilson, World Rowing Championships 2015 - debating the evolution of back pain, British Journal of Sports Medicine, 2015 Journal Article, 2015 URL

Moran J, Wilson F, Guina E, McCormick P, Hussey J, Mariarty J, The role of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in patients scheduled for intra-abdomical surgery; A systematic review, AAGBI Annual Congress, Edinburgh, Scotland, 23-25 September, 2015 Poster, 2015

O'Dwyer T, O'Shea F, Wilson F, Decreased health related physical fitness in adults with ankylosing spondylitis; a cross-sectional controlled study, Physiotherapy, 2015 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

O'Dwyer T, O'Shea F, Wilson F, Physical activity and exercise; perspectives of adults with ankylosing spondylitis, Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 2015 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

O'Dwyer T, O'Shea F, Wilson F. , Physical activity in spondyloarthritis: a systematic review. , Rheumatology International, 35, (3), 2015, p393 - 404 Journal Article, 2015

O'Dwyer T, O'Shea F, Wilson F, Decreased physical activity and cariorespiratory fitness in adults with ankylosing spondylitis; a cross-sectional controlled study, Rheumatology International, 35, (11), 2015, p1 - 10 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

O'Dwyer T, Monaghan A, Moran J, O'Shea F, Wilson F, Increasing physical activity in adults with ankylosing spondylitis (INPACT-AS); Preliminary results of a randomised controlled trial, ISR/IRHPS Annual Autumn Meeting, Naas, Kildare, 24/25 September, 2015 Poster, 2015

O' Dwyer T, O'Shea F, Wilson F, THU0636-HPR Significantly reduced physical activity in adults with ankylosing spondylitis; a cross sectional controlled study, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, Eular, Rome, Italy, June 10-13, 2015, 74, (Suppl 2), 2015, pp1321- Meeting Abstract, 2015 DOI

O'Dwyer T, Monaghan A, Moran J, O'Shea F, Wilson F, Increasing physical activity in adults with ankylosing spondylitis (INPACT-AS); Protocol for a physical activity behaviour change intervention, ISR/IRHPS Annual Autumn Meeting, Naas, Kildare, 24/25 September, 2015 Poster, 2015

Sly E, Coleman C, Quinn D, Armstrong S, Garvey C, O'Donoghue C, Wilson F, The effect of two exercise protocols on lumbar spine sagittal range of motion, Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, 27, (4), 2014, p445 - 452 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text

Durca L, Wilson F, Cunnane G, The effect of exercise on sleep and fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis: A randomised controlled trial, Journal of Rheumatology, 41, (10), 2014, p1966 - 1973 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text

O'Dwyer T, Rafferty T, O'Shea F, Gissane C, Wilson F., Physical activity guidelines: is the message getting through to adults with rheumatic conditions, Rheumatology, 53, 2014, p1812 - 1817 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text

Durcan L, Wilson F, Conway R, Cunnane G, O'Shea F, Increased body mass index in ankylosing spondylitis is associated with greater burden of symptoms and poor perceptions of the benefits of exercise, Journal of Rheumatology, 39, (12), 2014, p2310 - 2314 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text

Wilson F, Coole L, McCarthy E, Johnston C, Webb M, O'Shea F, Gissane C, Durcan L. , The prevalence of patellar tendinopathy in elite academy rugby: A clinical and imaging study with 12-month follow-up. , British Journal of Sports Medicine, IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport, Monaco, April, 48, (7), 2014, pp672 - 673 Conference Paper, 2014

British Journal of Sports Medicine, 48, 21, (2014), 1521 - 1582p, Fiona Wilson, Eleanor Tillett, Karim Khan, [eds.] Journal, 2014

L Durcan, A Coole, E McCarthy. C Johnston, MJ Webb, FD O'Shea, C Gissane, F Wilson, The prevalence of patellar tendinopathy in elite academy rugby: A clinical and imaging study, Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 17, (2), 2014, p173 - 176 Journal Article, 2014 URL

British Journal of Sports Medicine, UK, BMJ, [Senior Associate Editor], 2014 Editorial Board, 2014

Durcan L, Coole A, McCarthy E, Johnston C, Webb MJ, O'Shea FD, Gissane C, Wilson F.a, The prevalence of patellar tendinopathy in elite academy rugby: A clinical and imaging study, Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 17, (2), 2014, p173 - 176 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text

Wilson F, McGregor A. , Mythbusters in rowing medicine and physiotherapy: nine experts tackle five clinical conundrums. , British Journal of Sports Medicine, 48, 2014, p1525 - 1528 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text

Wilson F, Gissane C, McGregor A, Ergometer training volume and previous injury predict back pain in rowing; strategies for injury prevention and rehabilitation, British Journal of Sports Medicine, 48, (3), 2014, p393 - 404 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text URL

Katherine Doyle, Enda King, Fiona Wilson, Factors which influence return to sport folllowing anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery: A narrative review, International SportMed Journal, 14, (3), 2014, p168 - 184 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text

Azeez M, Clancy C, O'Dwyer T, Wilson F, O'Dwyer T, Cunnane G. , Effects of exercise on body composition, cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength and cognition in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: A randomized controlled trial of a patient-specific exercise programme. , Arthritis and Rheumatology , American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Boston, USA, November 9-14, , 66, (20), 2014, pp2196 - 2197 Conference Paper, 2014

Tom O'Dwyer, Finbar O'Shea, Fiona Wilson, Exercise therapy for spondyloarthritis: a systematic review, Rheumatology International, 34, (7), 2014, p887 - 902 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text URL

Wilson F, Bleakley C, Bennett K, Mockler D, Exercise, orthoses and splinting for treating Achilles tendinopathy (Protocol), The Cochrane Collaboration Library, (12), 2013 Journal Article, 2013

D. Farnan, N. Mahony, F. Wilson and C. Gissane, A 3-month prospective study of injuries in amateur rugby and soccer, Physiotherapy Practice and Research, 34, 2013, p103 - 112 Journal Article, 2013 URL DOI

Wilson F, Gormley J, Gissane C, Simms C, The effect of rowing to exhaustion on fromtal plane angular changes in the lumbar spine of elite rowers, Journal of Sports Sciences, 30, (14), 2013, p1481 - 1489 Journal Article, 2013

Durcan LJ, Wilson F, O'Shea F, Cunnane G, The impact of targeted exercise intervention on helath outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis, Arthritis and Rheumatism, Amercian College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA, 9-14th November, 201, 64, (10), 2012, ppS673- Meeting Abstract, 2012

Marie Kelly, Nathan Cardy, Elizabeth Melvin, Chiara Reddin, Cindy Ward, Fiona Wilson, The craniocervical flexion test: An investigation of performance in young asymptomatic subjects, Manual Therapy, 2012 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Wilson F, Gissane C, Gormley J, Simms C, Sagittal plane motion of the lumbar spine during ergometer and single scull rowing, Sports Biomechanics, 2012, p1 - 11 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Durcan LJ, Wilson F,Conway R, Cunnane G, O'Shea F, Increased body mass index in ankylosing spondylitis is associated with a greater burdern of symptoms and poor perceptions of the benefits of exercise, Arthritis and Rheumatism, American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA, November 9-14, 2012, 64, (10 (supplement)), 2012, pp597 - 598 Meeting Abstract, 2012

Wilson F, Gissane C & Simms CK & Gormley J, Sagittal plane motion of the lumbar spine during ergometer and single scull rowing, Journal of Sports Biomechanics, 12, (2), 2012, p132-142 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

F Wilson, C Simms, J Gormley, C Gissane, Kinematics of lumbar spine motion in rowing during a fatiguing protocol; a comparison of ergometer and boat rowing, British Journal of Sports Medicine, IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport., Monaco, April 7-9, 2011, 45, 2011, pp383- Conference Paper, 2011

F Wilson, A Byrne, C Gissane, A prospective study of injury and activity profile in elite soccer referees and assistant referees., Irish Medical Journal, 104, (10), 2011 Journal Article, 2011

The Thoracic spine and Rib Cage in, editor(s)Fiona Wilson, John Gormley, Juliette Hussey , Exercise Therapy in the Management of Musculoskeletal Disorders., Oxford, Wiley-Blackwell, 2011, pp53 - 66, [Fiona Wilson] Book Chapter, 2011

The role of exercise in managing musculoskeletal disorders. in, editor(s)Fiona Wilson, John Gormley, Juliette Hussey , Exercise Therapy in the Management of Musculoskeletal Disorders., Oxford, Wiley-Blackwell, 2011, pp6 - 18, [Fiona Wilson] Book Chapter, 2011

F wilson, C Gissane, J Gormley, C Simms, The effect of fatigue on frontal plane angular changes in the lumbar spine of elite rowers., British Journal of Sports Medicine, IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport., Monaco, April 7-9, 2011, 45, 2011, pp320 - 321 Conference Paper, 2011

Fiona Wilson, John Gormley, Juliette Hussey, Exercise Therapy in the Management of Musculoskeletal Disorders., First, Oxford, Wiley-Blackwell, 2011 Book, 2011

The Lumbar spine in, editor(s)Fiona Wilson, John Gormley, Juliette Hussey , Exercise Therapy in the Management of Musculoskeletal Disorders, Oxford, Wiley-Blackwell, 2011, pp67 - 93, [Fiona Wilson] Book Chapter, 2011

Wilson, F., Byrne, A., Gissane, C., Prospective study of injury and activity profile in elite soccer referees and assistant referees, Irish Medical Journal, 104, (10), 2011, p1-3 Journal Article, 2011

Fiona Wilson, Conor Gissane, John Gormley, Ciaran Simms, A 12 month prospective cohort study of injury in international rowers., British Journal of Sports Medicine, 44, 2010, p207-214 Journal Article, 2010 TARA - Full Text

Fiona Wilson, The challenge of managing low back injury in rowers., Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists Annual Conference, Dublin, November 7th, 2009, ISCP Invited Talk, 2009

Shane O'Regan, Ajmol Ali, Fiona Wilson, Impact of playing level on skill performance in early pubescent Irish soccer players, Journal of sports science and medicine, Science and Football, Turkey, January 2007, edited by O'Reilly , 6, (supplement 10), 2007, pp187 - 191 Meeting Abstract, 2007 URL

Cronly M., Wilson F., A sixth month retrospective study of injuries in rowing, British Journal Of Sports Medicine, British Association Of Sport and Exercise Medicine, Oxford, UK, October 2006, edited by McCrory, P , (41), 2007, pp118 - 124 Meeting Abstract, 2007

Wilson, F., Caffrey, S., King, E., Casey, K., Gissane, C., A 6-month prospective study of injury in Gaelic football, British Journal of Sports Medicine, 41, (5), 2007, p317-321 Journal Article, 2007

Wilson F, Simms C, Gormley J.(ed.), 5th World Congress of Biomechanics, Journal of Biomechanics, Munich, 39, (supplement 1), 29/07-05/08 2006, Elsevier, 2006, S545 p Proceedings of a Conference, 2006

Fiona Wilson(ed.), RCPI, RCSI faculty of sports and exercise medicine scientific meeting 2006, Conference proceedings, Dublin, 16th September 2006, 2006 Proceedings of a Conference, 2006

Wilson F, Gormley J and Simms CK, The Results of a pilot study to design a portable instrument to measure frontal plane angular changes in the lumbar spine of elite rowers, Proceedings World Congress Biomechanics, World Congress Biomechanics, Munich, Germany, 2006 Meeting Abstract, 2006

'Exercise in the treatment of musculoskeletal disease' in, editor(s)Gormley J, Hussey J. , Exercise Therapy, Prevention and Treatment Of Disease, Oxford, Blackwell Publishing, 2005, pp169 - 188, [Wilson F] Book Chapter, 2005

E. King, S. Caffrey, Casey. K, Wilson F., Gissane C.(ed.), Faculty of sports and exercise medicine RCPI and RCSI, second annual scientific meeting, Conference proceedings, Dublin, 23&24th/09/2005, 2005, 20 p Proceedings of a Conference, 2005

S. Caffrey, E.king, K. Casey, F. Wilson, C. Gissane, A 6 month prospective study of injury in gaelic football, British Journal Of Sports Medicine, 39, 2005, p405- Journal Article, 2005

F. Wilson, J. Gormley, A 12 month prospective study of injury and associated risk factors in rowing, British Journal Of Sports Medicine, 39, 2005, p407- Journal Article, 2005

F. Wilson, J. Gormley, C. Simms, C.Gissane(ed.), Faculty of sports and exercise medicine RCPI and RCSI, second annual scientific meeting, conference proceedings, Dublin, 23&24th/09/2005, 2005, 20 p Proceedings of a Conference, 2005

E. King, S. Caffrey, K. Casey, F. Wilson, C. Gissane, A 6 month prospective study of injury and associated risk factors in gaelic football, Conference proceedings, Faculty of sports and exercise medicine, RCPI and RCSI, second annual scientific meeting, Dublin, 23-24th /09/2005, 2005, pp10- Conference Paper, 2005

Finnerty F, Carley O, Wilson F (ed.), British Association Of Sports and Exercise Medicine Annual conference, British Journal Of Sports Medicine, Belfast, 38, , October 2004, 2004, 652 p Proceedings of a Conference, 2004

Wilson F (ed.), British Association Of Sports and Exercise Medicine Annual Conference, British Journal Of sports Medicine, Belfast, 38, , October 2005, 2004, 652 p Proceedings of a Conference, 2004

Orr J, Ni Mhaille E, Wilson F , 'Interrater and intrarater reliability of lower limb measurement using tape measure', , Physiotherapy, Chartered Society Of Physiotherapy Annual congress, Birmingham, September , edited by Fiona Wilson , 2004, pp4- Conference Paper, 2004

J. Hussey, F. Wilson, Measurement of physical activity levels is an important part of physiotherapy assessment, Physiotherapy, 89, (10), 2003, p585 - 593 Journal Article, 2003

F. Wilson, Ethical considerations in physiotherapy research, Physiotherapy Ireland, 23, (1), 2002, p7 - 10 Journal Article, 2002

Moran J, Wilson F, Guinan E, McCormick P, Hussey J, Moriarty J, The Role of cardiopulmonary exercise testing as a risk-assessment method in patients undergoing intra-abdominal surgery; a systematic review, British Journal of Anaesthesia, 111, (2), p177 - 191 Journal Article,

Farrel G, Denvir K, Gissane C, McGrath F, Wilson F , Prevalence of hip disorders in elite academy rugby, Faculty of Sports amd Exercise Medicine Annual Conference, Dublin, September Conference Paper,

Thornton J, Vinther A, Wilson F, Lebrun C, Wilkinson M, Di Ciacca S, Orlando K, Smoljanovic T, Rowing injuries; an updated review, Sports Medicine, 47, (4), p641 - 661 Journal Article,

Fiona Wilson, Eoghan McCarthy, Ciaran Johnston, Laura Durkan, The prevalence of patellar tendinopathy in elite rugby; a clinical and ultrasonographic study, Intercollegiate study day in sports and exercise medicine, Trinity College Dublin, March 2nd 2012 Oral Presentation,

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Wilson F, Physiotherapy and Concussion, 1st Croatian Conference on Sports Related Brain Injuries, Split, Croatia, 15-17 June, 2017 Invited Talk, 2017

Wilson F, TBI and dementia in the sports setting; is it really a problem?, GBHI Brain Health Network Meeting, Dublin, June 22nd, 2017 Oral Presentation, 2017

Fiona Wilson, 'Treating Low Back Pain in Sport - Dr Fiona Wilson. 15 pearls from vast rowing experience', BMJ Talk Medicine, UK, BMJ (British Journal of Sports Medicine), 2017, - Broadcast, 2017 URL

Wilson F, The role of ambulatory ECG testing in monitoring athletes, Rowersconference, Eton Dorney, UK, 14th January, 2017 Invited Talk, 2017

Wilson F, Back Pain in Rowing, Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine Annual Spring Meeting, University College Dublin, April, 2017, Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine Invited Talk, 2017

Fiona Wilson, 'Neil Delamere's Sunday Best - is there a concussion epidemic in sport', Today FM, Dublin, 2017, - Broadcast, 2017

Fiona Wilaon, Aine Kelly, Noreen Boyle, Matej Oresci, Tuulia Hyotylainen, Karl Denvir, Garreth Farrell, Brendan O'Connell, Assessment of blood biomarkers of mild traumatic brain injury in professional rugby; a case control study, Brain Injury, International Brain Injury Associations 11th World Congress on Brain Injury, Hague, Netherlands, March 2-5, 2016, 30, (5-6), 2016, pp481 - 817 Published Abstract, 2016 DOI

Fiona Wilson, 'Sports and Injury - The Moncrieff Show', Today FM, Today FM, 2016, - Broadcast, 2016

Wilson F, The use of blood biomarkers in the diagnosis and management of concussion, Paediatric TBI Study Day, Mater Hospital, Dublin, February, 2016 Invited Talk, 2016

Wilson F, The evolution of understanding of low back pain in rowing, Medical Comission Meeting, World Rowing Championships, Aiguebelette, France, September 2015, 2015 Conference Paper, 2015

Wilson F, Exercise and orthoses in the management of Achilles tendinopathy , ISCP Annual Conference, Dublin, 6-7th November, 2015, Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists Invited Talk, 2015

Fiona Wilson, 'Hidden Impact Rugby and Concussion', RTE, Dublin, RTE, 2015, - Broadcast, 2015 URL

Fiona Wilson, Rowing Injuries: The Role of the Coach in Management and Prevention., Irish Amateur Rowing Union 2009 Coaches conference, Dublin, January 2009 Conference Paper,

Research Expertise

Description

Sports injury epidemiology Low back pain Tendinopathy in sport Exercise in bone and joint disease

Projects

  • Title
    • Patellar tendinopathy in elite rugby
  • Summary
    • A clinical and ultrasound examination of patellar tendon disorders of the academy members of Munster, Ulster, Connacht and Leinster academies.
  • Date From
    • October 2011
  • Date To
    • March 2012
  • Title
    • Exercise in the management of Ankylosing Spondylosis
  • Date From
    • October 2012
  • Title
    • Predictors of outcomes following spinal surgery
  • Date From
    • October 2012
  • Title
    • Return to sport following ACL repair
  • Date From
    • October 2011
  • Date To
    • October 2013

Keywords

junior soccer injury epidemiology; lumbar spine injury and low back pain; rowing injury epidemiology

Recognition

Representations

chief physiotherapist Irish Rowing Team 1996-present

Awards and Honours

Cochrane Fellowhsip November 2012

HRB Summer Studentship July 2013

Memberships

Member of the Irish Society Of Chartered Physiotherapists 1997