Awards

A list of previous award winners from our past conferences.

Backcare Award (2015)
Implementing stratified primary care for low back pain: cost utility analysis alongside a prospective, population based, sequential comparison study
DGT Whitehurst, S Bryan, M Lewis, EM Hay, R Mullis, NE Foster
(paper presented to SBPR 2014 Dublin, Ireland)
Local Organisers Award (2015)
Spinal Infection: Closed Loop Audit And Review Of The Literature
KA Memon, L Bevan, N Leiow, J Democratis, N Anjarwalla
(paper presented to SBPR 2015 Bournemouth, UK)
New Investigators Award (2015)
Level Of Concomitant Back Pain As A Predictor Of Outcome Of Single Level Microdecompression Surgery – A Study Of 995 Consecutive Patients
G Sethi, M Choudhry, B Fisher, H Divecha, J Leach, F Arnall, R Verma, N Yasin, S Mohammed, I Siddique
(paper presented to SBPR 2015 Bournemouth, UK)
Presidents Award (2015)
Pain-Related Guilt And Pain-Related Acceptance In Low Back Pain
D Serbic & T Pincus
(paper presented to SBPR 2015 Bournemouth, UK)
Secretarys Award (2015)
Patients’ And Clinicians’ Views About Using Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) For Manual Therapy
CA Fawkes, R Froud, D Carnes
(paper presented to SBPR 2015 Bournemouth, UK)
Backcare Award (2014)
Intrinsic shape of the lumbar spine and its effect on lifting manoeuvres
AV Pavlova, JR Meakin, K Cooper, RJ Barr, RM Aspden
(paper presented to SBPR 2013 London, UK)
Local Organisers Award (2014)
Classification of patients with low back-related leg pain: A systematic review
S Stynes, K Konstantinou, KM Dunn
(paper presented to SBPR 2014 Dublin, Ireland)
New Investigators Award (2014)
Is there a relationship between symptoms of Cauda Equina Syndrome and prescribed medications?
JM Billington, ADL Baker
(paper presented to SBPR 2014 Dublin, Ireland)
Presidents Award (2014)
A UK-Dutch study exploring the role of the family in helping those with persistent musculoskeletal pain to stay at work
S McCluskey, HJ De Vries, MF Reneman, J Brooks, S Brouwer
(paper presented to SBPR 2014 Dublin, Ireland)
Secretarys Award (2014)
Diagnostic uncertainty and recall bias in chronic low back pain
D Serbic, T Pincus
(paper presented to SBPR 2014 Dublin, Ireland)
Backcare Award (2013)
The influence of comorbidity on the risks and benefits of spine surgery for degenerative lumbar disorders
AF Mannion, TF Fekete, U Mutter, F Porchet, FS Kleinstück, D Jeszenszky
(paper presented to SBPR 2012 Isle of Man)
Local Organisers Award (2013)
Improving patient choice in treating low back pain (impact-Lbp) – results from a randomised control trial
S Patel, SW Hee, Y Yang, A Ngunjiri
(paper presented to SBPR 2013 London, UK)
New Investigators Award (2013)
Shared decision-making: Is doing nothing a treatment option?
LE Jones, LC Roberts, PS Little, RA Wiles, MA Mullee, JA Cleland, C Cooper
(paper presented to SBPR 2013 London, UK)
Presidents Award (2013)
Intrinsic shape of the lumbar spine and its effect on lifting manoeuvres
AV Pavlova, JR Meakin, K Cooper, RJ Barr, RM Aspden
(paper presented to SBPR 2013 London, UK)
Secretarys Award (2013)
The value of routine postoperative radiographs after elective lumbar spinal fusion surgery
S Carter, S Ali, M Khatri
(paper presented to SBPR 2013 London, UK)
Backcare Award (2012)
Function after spinal treatment, exercise and rehabilitation (FASTER): a factorial randomised trial to determine whether the functional outcome of spinal surgery can be improved
AH McGregor, CJ Doré, TP Morris, S Morris, K Jamrozik on behalf of the FASTER team
(paper presented to SBPR 2011 Cambridge, UK)
Local Organisers Award (2012)
Low back pain patients ratings of videos depicteing feared movements
T Pincus, J Henderson
(paper presented to SBPR 2012 Isle of Man)
New Investigators Award (2012)
The burden of litigation in spinal surgery
J Childs, M Khatri
(paper presented to SBPR 2012 Isle of Man)
Presidents Award (2012)
The influence of comorbidity on the risks and benefits of spine surgery for degenerative lumbar disorders
AF Mannion, TF Fekete, U Mutter, F Porchet, FS Kleinstück, D Jeszenszky
(paper presented to SBPR 2012 Isle of Man)
Secretarys Award (2012)
The mechanism of formation of thoracolumbar vertebral 'wedge' deformities
PR Landham, H Baker, S Gilbert, P Pollintine, K Robson-Brown, MA Adams, P Dolan
(paper presented to SBPR 2012 Isle of Man)
Backcare Award (2011)
Trajectories of back pain in adolescents
KM Dunn, KP Jordan, L Mancl, M Drangsholt, L LeResche
(paper presented to SBPR 2010 Odense, Denmark)
Local Organisers Award (2011)
Proteoglycan populations in human intervertebral discs – small is beautiful?
S Owen, B Caterson, P Roughley, S Eisenstein, S Roberts
(paper presented to SBPR 2011 Cambridge, UK)
Presidents Award (2011)
A randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of stratified primary care management for low back pain compared with current best practice: The STarT Back trial [ISRCTN37113406]
JC Hill, DGT Whitehurst, M Lewis, S Bryan, K Dunn, NE Foster, K Konstantinou, CJ Main, E Mason, S Somerville, G Sowden, K Vohora, EM Hay
(paper presented to SBPR 2011 Cambridge, UK)
Secretarys Award (2011)
Effective reassurance for patients with low back pain
T Pincus, M Underwood, S Vogel, S Taylor
(paper presented to SBPR 2011 Cambridge, UK)
Backcare Award (2010)
Can muscle fatigue impair reflex activation of neck muscles?
NJ Artz, K Daniels, L Joslin, W Macfaul, E Rintoul & T Dolan - Bristol
(paper presented to SBPR 2009, Chepstow, UK)
Local Organisers Award (2010)
Trajectories of back pain in adolescents
KM Dunn, KP Jordan, L Mancl, M Drangsholt, L Leresche
(paper presented to SBPR 2010 Odense, Denmark)
Presidents Award (2010)
Managing missing scores on the Roland Morris disability questionnaire
P Kent, HH Lauridsen
(paper presented to SBPR 2010 Odense, Denmark)
Secretarys Award (2010)
Trajectories of back pain in adolescents
KM Dunn, KP Jordan, L Mancl, M Drangsholt, L LeResche
(paper presented to SBPR 2010 Odense, Denmark)
Backcare Award (2009)
The Access Trial: Randomised clinical trial of public hospital-based versus private community-based physiotherapy for low back pain: 12 month follow-up clinical outcome results
S N Casserley-Feeney, G Bury, L Daly & D A Hurley - Dublin, Ireland
(paper presented to SBPR 2008 Keele, UK)
Local Organisers Award (2009)
The efficacy of a “one-stop” assessment service, including MRI scanning for low back pain. Review of 1300 patients referred by primary care physicians for specialist opinion.
K Greenfield and D Sandeman
(paper presented to SBPR 2009 Chepstow, UK)
Presidents Award (2009)
Incidence of adverse events from manual therapy: a systematic review
D Carnes, T Mars, B Mullinger, R Froud, M Underwood
(paper presented to SBPR 2009 Chepstow, UK)
Secretarys Award (2009)
The predictive relationship between changes in physical activity and functional disability at 3 months in an acute low back pain population
PA Hendrick, LA Hale, ML Bell, S Milosavljevic, DA Hurley-Osing, SM McDonough & DG Baxter
(paper presented to SBPR 2009 Chepstow, UK)
Backcare Award (2008)
Corticosteroids in peri-radicular infiltration for radicular pain- a randomised double-blind controlled trial. One year results and subgroup analysis
P Sell, S Tafazal, L Ng, N Chaudhary
(paper presented to SBPR 2007 Helsinki, Finland)
Backcare Award (2008)
The Access Trial: Randomised clinical trial of public hospital-based versus private community-based physiotherapy for low back pain: 12 month follow-up clinical outcome results
S N Casserley-Feeney, G Bury, L Daly & D A Hurley
(paper presented to SBPR 2008 Keele, UK)
Local Organisers Award (2008)
An evaluation of patients with spinal metastases initially presenting to a primary care spinal clinical assessment service (SCAS)
R Sephton and P Greatbatch
(paper presented to SBPR 2008 Keele, UK)
Presidents Award (2008)
Subjective and objective evaluation of the physical activity profiles of people with low back pain and age-matched controls over 7 consecutive days
DA Hurley, L Brady, E O’Brien, S McDonough, GD Baxter and C Heneghan
(paper presented to SBPR 2008 Keele, UK)
Backcare Award (2007)
Do patients with psychological distress get better after lumbar spinal surgery?
M Hutton, D Hay, J Powell, D Sharp
(paper presented to SBPR 2006 Guisborough, UK)
Local Organisers Award (2007)
Surgical or nonoperative treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis? A six-year follow-up of a randomized controlled trial
P Slätis, A Malmivaara, M Heliövaara, P Sainio, S Seitsalo, H Hurri, K Tallroth et al.
(paper presented to SBPR 2007 Helsinki, Finland)
Presidents Award (2007)
The effect of methodological quality, sample size and statistical rigour on outcomes of randomized controlled trials in low back pain
D M Hettinga
(paper presented to SBPR 2007 Helsinki, Finland)
Backcare Award (2006)
Biopsychosocial intervention for persistent disabling low back pain, effectiveness and patient preferences
R E Johnson, C Roberts, G T Jones, N J Wiles, C Chaddock, R G Potter, P Watson, D P M S Symmons, G J Macfarlane
(paper presented to SBPR 2005 Warwick, UK)
Presidents Award (2006)
Do patients with psychological distress get better after lumbar spinal surgery?
M Hutton, D Hay, J Powell, D Sharp - Ipswich
(paper presented to SBPR 2006 Guisborough, UK)