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Exercises for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, August 2012
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (94th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (90th percentile)

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1 news outlet
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11 tweeters
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5 Facebook pages
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1 Wikipedia page

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Title
Exercises for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, August 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd007837.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Michele Romano, Silvia Minozzi, Josette Bettany-Saltikov, Fabio Zaina, Nachiappan Chockalingam, Tomasz Kotwicki, Axel Maier-Hennes, Stefano Negrini

Abstract

Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is a three-dimensional deformity of the spine . While AIS can progress during growth and cause a surface deformity, it is usually not symptomatic. However, in adulthood, if the final spinal curvature surpasses a certain critical threshold, the risk of health problems and curve progression is increased. The use of scoliosis-specific exercises (SSE) to reduce progression of AIS and postpone or avoid other more invasive treatments is controversial.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 3 2%
Brazil 2 1%
Portugal 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Luxembourg 1 <1%
Unknown 145 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 31 20%
Student > Bachelor 27 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 17 11%
Student > Postgraduate 16 10%
Researcher 13 8%
Other 30 20%
Unknown 19 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 62 41%
Nursing and Health Professions 29 19%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 5%
Psychology 7 5%
Social Sciences 6 4%
Other 10 7%
Unknown 31 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 22. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 25 July 2019.
All research outputs
#832,299
of 14,379,589 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#2,522
of 10,945 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#6,611
of 125,329 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#12
of 120 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 14,379,589 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 94th percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
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