Ishanka Rajapaksha Mudiyanselage

Ishanka Rajapaksha Mudiyanselage

School of Allied Health Science and Practice

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2022 Pérez-Neri, I., Pineda, C., Flores-Guerrero, J. L., Estêvão, M. D., Vasanthan, L. T., Lorente, S., . . . Sandoval, H. (2022). Adherence to literature search reporting guidelines in leading rheumatology journals’ systematic reviews: umbrella review protocol. Rheumatology International, 6 pages.
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    2022 Prabani, K. I. P., Weerasekara, I., & Damayanthi, H. D. W. T. (2022). COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and hesitancy among patients with cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Public Health.
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    2022 Snodgrass, S. J., Weerasekara, I., Edwards, S., Heneghan, N. R., Puentedura, E. J., & James, C. (2022). Relationships between the physical work environment, postures and musculoskeletal pain during COVID-19: A survey of frequent computer users.. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine, Publish Ahead of Print.
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    2022 Weerasekara, I., Osmotherly, P. G., Snodgrass, S. J., Walmsley, S., Tessier, J., & Rivett, D. A. (2022). Feasibility of Using Detuned Laser as a Placebo In Manual Therapy Research: An Analysis of Participant Perceptions. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 45(2), 163-169.
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    2022 Pathirathna, M. L., Samarasekara, B. P. P., Dasanayake, T. S., Saravanakumar, P., & Weerasekara, I. (2022). Adverse Perinatal Outcomes in COVID-19 Infected Pregnant Women: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Healthcare (Switzerland), 10(2), 21 pages.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS3 Europe PMC1
    2022 Pathirathna, M. L., Nandasena, H. M. R. K. G., Atapattu, A. M. M. P., & Weerasekara, I. (2022). Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on suicidal attempts and death rates: a systematic review. BMC Psychiatry, 22(1), 15 pages.
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    2022 Bandara, E. M. I. A., Kularathne, W. N. I., Brain, K., & Weerasekara, I. (2022). Safety and efficacy of therapeutic taping in primary dysmenorrhea: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Scientific Reports, 12(1), 13 pages.
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    2022 Senarath, I. D., Chen, K. K., Weerasekara, I., & de Zoete, R. M. J. (2022). Exercise-induced hypoalgesic effects of different types of physical exercise in individuals with neck pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PAIN PRACTICE, 13 pages.
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    2022 Bohatko-Naismith, J., McCormack, L., Weerasekara, I., James, D., & Marley, J. (2022). Health screening questionnaires used in the management of mental distress acquired during an injured worker's return to work: A scoping review. Work, 72(1), 75-90.
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    2021 Borges do Nascimento, I. J., O’Mathúna, D. P., von Groote, T. C., Abdulazeem, H. M., Weerasekara, I., Marusic, A., . . . Marcolino, M. S. (2021). Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic: an overview of systematic reviews. BMC Infectious Diseases, 21(1), 24 pages.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS7 Europe PMC4
    2021 Weerasekara, I., Baye, J., Burke, M., Crowfoot, G., Mason, G., Peak, R., . . . English, C. (2021). What do stroke survivors' value about participating in research and what are the most important research problems related to stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA)? A survey. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 21(1), 209.
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    2021 English, C., Weerasekara, I., Carlos, A., Chastin, S., Crowfoot, G., Fitzsimons, C., . . . Dunstan, D. (2021). Investigating the rigour of research findings in experimental studies assessing the effects of breaking up prolonged sitting – extended scoping review. Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy, 25(1), 4-16.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2 Europe PMC2
    2021 Damayanthi, H. D. W. T., Prabani, K. I. P., & Weerasekara, I. (2021). Factors Associated for Mortality of Older People With COVID 19: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, 7, 23337214211057392.
    DOI Scopus4 Europe PMC2
    2021 Weerasekara, I., Osmotherly, P. G., Snodgrass, S., Tessier, J., & Rivett, D. A. (2021). Is the fibula positioned anteriorly in weight-bearing in individuals with chronic ankle instability? A case control study. Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy, 29(3), 168-175.
    DOI Scopus1 Europe PMC1
    2021 Downs, C., Snodgrass, S. J., Weerasekara, I., Valkenborghs, S. R., & Callister, R. (2021). Injuries in Netball-A Systematic Review. Sports Medicine - Open, 7(1), 26 pages.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS6 Europe PMC2
    2021 Do Nascimento, I. J. B., Marcolino, M. S., Abdulazeem, H. M., Weerasekara, I., Azzopardi-Muscat, N., Goncalves, M. A., & Novillo-Ortiz, D. (2021). Impact of big data analytics on people's health: Overview of systematic reviews and recommendations for future studies. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(4), 14 pages.
    DOI Scopus10 WoS8 Europe PMC5
    2020 do Nascimento, I. J. B., von Groote, T. C., O'Mathúna, D. P., Abdulazeem, H. M., Henderson, C., Jayarajah, U., . . . Jeroncic, A. (2020). Clinical, laboratory and radiological characteristics and outcomes of novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) infection in humans: A systematic review and series of meta-analyses. PLoS ONE, 15(9 September 2020), 35 pages.
    DOI Scopus44 WoS40 Europe PMC32
    2020 Do Nascimento, I. J. B., Cacic, N., Abdulazeem, H. M., von Groote, T. C., Jayarajah, U., Weerasekara, I., . . . Marcolino, M. S. (2020). Novel coronavirus infection (Covid-19) in humans: A scoping review and meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9(4), 14 pages.
    DOI Scopus301 WoS285 Europe PMC173
    2020 Marquez, J., Weerasekara, I., & Chambers, L. (2020). Hippotherapy in adults with acquired brain injury: A systematic review. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 36(7), 779-790.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS6 Europe PMC2
    2020 Weerasekara, I., Deam, H., Bamborough, N., Brown, S., Donnelly, J., Thorp, N., & Rivett, D. A. (2020). Effect of Mobilisation with Movement (MWM) on clinical outcomes in lateral ankle sprains: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Foot, 43, 101657.
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    2020 Weerasekara, I., Tennakoon, S. U. B., & Suraweera, H. J. (2020). Pain Level, Range of Motion, and Foot Volume Do Not Differ in Recurrent and First-Time Ankle Sprains. Foot and Ankle Specialist, 13(2), 116-122.
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    2019 Weerasekara, I., Osmotherly, P. G., Snodgrass, S. J., Tessier, J., & Rivett, D. A. (2019). Effects of mobilisation with movement (MWM) on anatomical and clinical characteristics of chronic ankle instability: A randomised controlled trial protocol. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 20(1), 12 pages.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS4 Europe PMC1
    2019 Dobbe, J. G. G., Streekstra, G. J., Blankevoort, L., Wiegerinck, J. I., Maas, M., Zwiers, R., . . . Upadhyay, V. (2019). Exorotated radiographic views have additional diagnostic value in detecting an osseous impediment in patients with posterior ankle impingement. Journal of ISAKOS, 4(4), 181-187.
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    2019 Mackie, P., Weerasekara, I., Crowfoot, G., Janssen, H., Holliday, E., Dunstan, D., & English, C. (2019). What is the effect of interrupting prolonged sitting with frequent bouts of physical activity or standing on first or recurrent stroke risk factors? A scoping review. PLoS ONE, 14(6), 24 pages.
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    2019 Correction: Exorotated radiographic views have additional diagnostic value in detecting an osseous impediment in patients with posterior ankle impingement (2019). Journal of ISAKOS, 4(6), e2.
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    2018 Hunter, D. J., Rivett, D. A., McKiernan, S., Weerasekara, I., & Snodgrass, S. J. (2018). Is the inclinometer a valid measure of thoracic kyphosis? A cross-sectional study. Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy, 22(4), 310-317.
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    2018 Weerasekara, I., Osmotherly, P., Snodgrass, S., Marquez, J., de Zoete, R., & Rivett, D. (2018). Clinical Benefits of Joint Mobilization on Ankle Sprains: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 99(7), 1395-1412.
    DOI Scopus15 WoS14 Europe PMC5
    2017 Weerasekara, I., Osmotherly, P., Snodgrass, S., de Zoete, R., & Rivett, D. (2017). Clinical benefits of passive joint mobilisation on ankle sprains. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 20, e49.
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    2017 Weerasekara, I., & Hiller, C. E. (2017). Chronic musculoskeletal ankle disorders in Sri Lanka. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 18(1), 8 pages.
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    Borges do Nascimento, I. J., Marusic, A., Cacic, N., Mohamed Abdulazeem, H., Abdar Esfahani, M., Jayarajah, U., . . . Soriano Marcolino, M. (n.d.). Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Infection in Humans: A Scoping Review and Meta-Analysis. SSRN Electronic Journal.
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    Weerasekara, R. M. I. M., & Banneheka, B. M. H. S. K. (n.d.). Awareness among School Athletes about The Handling and Transferring Techniques of a Suspected Spinal Cord Injured Athlete. International Journal of Neurorehabilitation, 3(3).
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    Weerasekara, I. (n.d.). The Prevalence of Hamstring Tightness among the Male Athletes of University of Peradeniya in 2010, Sri Lanka. International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 01(01).
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    Borges do Nascimento, I. J., Marcolino, M. S., Abdulazeem, H. M., Weerasekara, I., Azzopardi-Muscat, N., Gonçalves, M. A., & Novillo-Ortiz, D. (n.d.). Impact of Big Data Analytics on People’s Health: Overview of Systematic Reviews and Recommendations for Future Studies (Preprint).
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  • Book Chapters

    Year Citation
    2021 Pillay, M., Weerasekara, I., Ranawalage, U. C. R., & Boateng, E. B. (2021). Investigating the Measurement of Resilience Engineering for Improving Organisational Safety. In Human Systems Engineering and Design III (Vol. 1269 AISC, pp. 253-257). Springer International Publishing.
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  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2019 Mackie, P., Weerasekara, I., Crowfoot, G., Janssen, H., Holliday, E., Dunstan, D., & English, C. (2019). Interrupting prolonged sitting with frequent bouts of physical activity or standing on first or recurrent stroke risk factors: Scoping review. In INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF STROKE Vol. 14 (pp. 15). SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD.
    2017 Hiller, C. E., & Weerasekara, R. M. I. M. (2017). O3 Chronic musculoskeletal ankle disorders in sri lanka. In Abstracts from the 7th International Ankle Symposium: 2017. BMJ Publishing Group Ltd and British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine.
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