Here is a list of articles that have been published by BodyInMind research collaboration and, where possible, the PDF versions for download.

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Lindy J.Williams, Felicity A.Braithwaite, Hayley B.Leake, Michelle N.McDonnell, Daniela K.Peto, G.Lorimer Moseley, Susan L.Hillier (2019). Reliability and validity of a mobile tablet for assessing left/right judgements. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice 40: 45-52.


Adrian C. Traeger,  Hopin Lee, Markus Hübscher, Ian W. Skinner, G. Lorimer Moseley, Michael K. Nicholas, Nicholas Henschke, Kathryn M. Refshauge, Fiona M. Blyth, Chris J. Main, Julia M. Hush, Serigne Lo, James H. McAuley, (2018). Effect of Intensive Patient Education vs Placebo Patient Education on Outcomes in Patients With Acute Low Back Pain. JAMA Neurol.; doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2018.3376 FREE to download

Braithwaite FA, Walters JL, Li LSK, Moseley GL, Williams MT, McEvoy MP. 2018Effectiveness and adequacy of blinding in the moderation of pain outcomes: Systematic review and meta-analyses of dry needling trialsPeerJ 6:e5318 FREE to download.

Luke P Wheeler   Emma L Karran   Daniel S Harvie (2018). Low back pain: Can we mitigate the inadvertent psycho-behavioural harms of spinal imaging? Australian Journal of General Practice 47(9), 610-613. PDF

David M. Klyne, G. Lorimer Moseley, Michele Sterling, Mary F. Barbe, Paul W. Hodges (2018) Individual Variation in Pain Sensitivity and Conditioned Pain Modulation in Acute Low Back Pain: Effect of Stimulus Type, Sleep, and Psychological and Lifestyle Factors. J Pain 19(8); 942.e1–942.e18

Emily J. Reid, Felicity A. Braithwaite, Sarah B. Wallwork, Daniel Harvie, Jane Chalmers, Charles Spence, Alberto Gallace, G. Lorimer Moseley (2018). Spatially-defined motor deficits in people with unilateral complex regional pain syndrome. Cortex 104, Pages 154-162


Emma L. Karran, Yun‐Hom Yau, Susan L. Hillier, G. Lorimer Moseley (2017). The reassuring potential of spinal imaging results: development and testing of a brief, psycho‐education intervention for patients attending secondary care. Eur Spine J

Tasha R. Stanton, G. Lorimer Moseley, Arnold Y. L. Wong & Gregory N. Kawchuk (2017) Feeling stiffness in the back: a protective perceptual inference in chronic back pain. Nature Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 9681 Open Access.

Sarah B. Wallwork, Valeria Bellan, and G. Lorimer Moseley (2017). Applying Current Concepts in Pain-Related Brain Science to Dance Rehabilitation. Journal of Dance Medicine & Science 21(1): 13 – 23. PDF

Chalmers, K. Jane; Catley, Mark J.; Evans, Susan F.; Moseley, G. Lorimer (2017) Clinical assessment of the impact of pelvic pain on womenPain 158 (3): 498–504 PDF

Valeria Bellan, Sarah B. Wallwork, Alberto Gallace, Charles Spence, and G. Lorimer Moseley, (2017) Integrating Self-Localization, Proprioception, Pain and Performance. Journal of Dance Medicine &  Science 21 (1), 24 – 35. PDF

Harvie et al. (2017). Using visuo-kinetic virtual reality to induce illusory spinal movement: the MoOVi IllusionPeerJ, DOI 10.7717/peerj.3023

Emma L. Karran, James H. McAuley, Adrian C. Traeger, Susan L. Hillier, Luzia Grabherr, Leslie N. Russek and G. Lorimer Moseley (2017) Can screening instruments accurately determine poor outcome risk in adults with recent onset low back pain? A systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Medicine 15:13 DOI 10.1186/s12916-016-0774-4 PDF


Sarah B. Wallwork, Kerwin Talbot, Danny Camfferman, G.L. Moseley and G.D. Iannetti (2016). The blink reflex magnitude is continuously adjusted according to both current and predicted stimulus position with respect to the face. Cortex 81: 168-175. PDF

Chalmers, K. Jane B Phty (Hons); Madden, Victoria J. PhD; Hutchinson, Mark R. PhD; Moseley, G. Lorimer PhD (2016) Local and Systemic Inflammation in Localized, Provoked Vestibulodynia: A Systematic Review. Obstetrics & Gynecology 128(2): 337–347. PDF

Chalmers, K. Jane; Hutchinson, Mark R.; Moseley, G. Lorimer (2016) The role of physiotherapy in the management of vulvodynia. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy PDF

Victoria J. Madden, Valeria Bellan, Leslie N. Russek, Danny Camfferman, Johan W. S. Vlaeyen, and G. Lorimer Moseley (2016). Pain by Association? Experimental Modulation of Human Pain Thresholds Using Classical Conditioning. J Pain 17 (10), 1105-1115 PDF

G. L. Moseley (2016). More than “just do it”—fear-based exposure for complex regional pain syndrome. Pain 157: 2145–2147

Carolyn Berryman , Vikki Wise, Tasha R. Stanton, Alexander McFarlane and G. Lorimer Moseley
(2016). A case-matched study of neurophysiological correlates to attention/ working memory in people with somatic hypervigilance. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 24:1-16. PDF

Flavia Di Pietro, Tasha R. Stanton, G. Lorimer Moseley, Martin Lotze, James H. McAuley,(2016) An exploration into the cortical reorganisation of the healthy hand in upper-limb complex regional pain syndrome. Scand J Pain 13 18–24. PDF

Hopin Lee, JamesH.McAuley, MarkusHubscher, StevenJ.Kamper, Adrian C.Traeger, G. Lorimer Moseley (2016) Does changing pain-related knowledge reduce pain and improve function through changes
in catastrophizing? Pain 157; 922–930. PDF

Hopin Lee Markus Huebscher James H. McAuley (2016) Letter to the Editor: The Implications of Using Binary Outcomes in Mediation Analysis. The Journal of Pain, Vol 17, No 9 (September): pp 1045-1046. PDF

Abby Tabor, Owen O’Daly, Robert W. Gregory, Clair Jacobs, Warren Travers, Michael A. Thacker, and Graham Lorimer Moseley, PhD (2016). Perceptual inference in chronic pain: an investigation into the economy of action hypothesis. Clin J Pain 32:588–593 PDF

Calzolari E, Gallace A, Moseley GL, Vallar G.(2016) Effect of prism adaptation on thermoregulatory control in humans. Behav Brain Res. 2016 Jan 1;296:339-50. PDF

Daniel S. Harvie, Ann Meulders, Emily Reid, Danny Camfferman, Russell S. A. Brinkworth, And G. Lorimer Moseley (2016) Selectivity of conditioned fear of touch is modulated by somatosensory precision. Psychophysiology, doi: 10.1111/psyp.12631. [Epub ahead of print] PDF

Eva Boescha, Valeria Bellana, G. Lorimer Moseley Tasha R. Stanton (2016) The effect of bodily illusions on clinical pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Pain 57: 516–529. PDF

Madden VJ, Catley MJ, Grabherr L, Mazzola F, Shohag M, Moseley GL (2016). The effect of repeated laser stimuli to ink-marked skin on skin temperature—recommendations for a safe experimental protocol in humans. PeerJ 4:e1577


Sarah B Wallwork, David S Butler, Dianne J Wilson, G Lorimer Moseley (2015) Are people who do yoga any better at a motor imagery task than those who do not?
Br J Sports Med; 49:123–127. PDF

H. Lee and J. H. McAuley (2015) Letter To Editor: Letter to the Editor: Importance of quantifying indirect effects from mediation analyses. Pain 156; 2634–2637 PDF

Hopin Lee, G Lorimer Moseley, Markus Hübscher, Steven J Kamper, Adrian C Traeger, Ian W Skinner, James H McAuley (2015) Understanding how pain education causes changes in pain and disability: protocol for a causal mediation analysis of the PREVENT trial J Phys. 61, Issue 3, Page 156 PDF

Tasha R. Stanton, Hayley B. Leake, K. Jane Chalmers and G. Lorimer Moseley (2015) Evidence of Impaired Proprioception in Chronic, Idiopathic Neck Pain: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Phys Ther. 96(6):876-87 doi: 10.2522/ptj.20150241.  PDF

Harvie, Daniel S., Ann Meulders, Victoria J. Madden, Susan L. Hillier, Daniela K. Peto, Russell Brinkworth, G. Lorimer Moseley. When touch predicts pain: predictive tactile cues modulate perceived intensity of painful stimulation independent of expectancyScandinavian Journal of Pain, 11 (2016): 11-18. PDF

E. Rio, D. Kidgell, G. L. Moseley, J. Cook (2015) Elevated corticospinal excitability in patellar tendinopathy compared with other anterior knee pain or no pain. Scand J Med Sci Sports doi: 10.1111/sms.12538 [Epub ahead of print] PDF

Andrew P. Claus, Julie A. Hides, G. Lorimer Moseley, Paul W. Hodges (2015). Thoracic and lumbar posture behaviour in sitting tasks and standing: Progressing the biomechanics from observations to measurements. Applied Ergonomics 53 (2016) 161e168 PDF

Sarah B Wallwork, Valeria Bellan, Mark J Catley, G Lorimer Moseley (2015) Neural representations and the cortical body matrix: implications for sports medicine and future directionsBr J Sports Med Published Online First: 18 December 2015 doi:10.1136/bjsports-2015- 095356

Hopin Lee, James H McAuley, Markus Hübscher, Heidi G Allen, Steven J Kamper, G Lorimer Moseley (2015) Tweeting back: predicting new cases of back pain with mass social media data. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2015 Dec 11. pii: ocv168. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocv168. [Epub ahead of print] PDF

Victoria J. Madden, Daniel S. Harvie, Romy Parker, Karin B. Jensen, Johan W.S. Vlaeyen, G. Lorimer Moseley, and Tasha R. Stanton(2015) Can Pain or Hyperalgesia Be a Classically Conditioned Response in Humans? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Pain Medicine PDF

Moseley, G. Lorimer; Vlaeyen, Johan (2015) Response to the Imprecision Hypothesis Pain 156(10) 2019-2101 PDF

Traeger A, Henschke N, Hübscher M, et al. Development and validation of a screening tool to predict the risk of chronic low back pain in patients presenting with acute low back pain: a study protocol. BMJ Open 2015;5:e007916. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015- 007916 PDF

Neil E. O’Connell, G. Lorimer Moseley, James H. McAuley, Benedict M. Wand and Robert D. Herbert (2015) Interpreting Effectiveness Evidence in Pain: Short Tour of Contemporary Issues Phys Ther. Published online April 30, 2015 doi: 10.2522/ptj.20140480. PDF

Jacki Eads, G. Lorimer Moseley, Susan Hillier (2015) Non-informative vision enhances tactile acuity: A systematic review and meta-analysisNeuropsychologia 75: 179–185. PDF

Moseley GL, Butler DS (2015). 15 Years of Explaining Pain – The Past, Present and Future, Journal of Pain, doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2015.05.005 PDF

G. Lorimer Moseley, Johan W. S. Vlaeyen (2015) Beyond nociception: the imprecision hypothesis of chronic pain. Pain 156 (2015) 35–38 PDF.

Markus Hübscher, Simon Tu, Tasha Stanton, G. Lorimer Moseley, Benedict M. Wand, John Booth, James H. McAuley (2015) Movement restriction does not modulate sensory and perceptual effects of exercise‐induced arm pain. Eur J Appl Physiol (2015) 115:1047–1055.

J.D. Breckenridge, J.H. McAuley, D.S. Butler, H. Stewart, G.L. Moseley, K.A. Ginn (2015) Shoulder left/right judgement task: development and establishment of a normative dataset. Physiotherapy 101 (1), e169–e170 PDF

Adrian C. Traeger, Markus Hübscher, Nicholas Henschke, G. Lorimer Moseley, Hopin Lee, James H. McAuley (2015) Effect of Primary Care–Based Education on Reassurance in Patients With Acute Low Back Pain. Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Intern Med. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.0217 Published online March 23, 2015. PDF

Valeria Bellan, Helen R. Gilpin, Tasha R. Stanton, Roger Newport, Alberto Gallace, G. Lorimer Moseley (2015) Untangling visual and proprioceptive contributions to hand localisation over time. Exp Brain Res. doi: 10.1007/s00221-015-4242-8 PDF

von Piekartz H, Wallwork SB, Mohr G, Butler DS, Moseley GL (2015) People with chronic facial pain perform worse than controls at a facial emotion recognition task, but it is not all about the emotion. J Oral Rehabil. doi: 10.1111/joor.12249. [Epub ahead of print]

Daniel S. Harvie, Markus Broecker, Ross T. Smith, Ann Meulders, Victoria J. Madden, and G. Lorimer Moseley (2015) Bogus Visual Feedback Alters Onset of Movement-Evoked Pain in People With Neck Pain.  Psychological Science OnlineFirst,  February 17, 2015 as doi:10.1177/0956797614563339 PDF

David M. Klyne, Annina B. Schmid, G. Lorimer Moseley, Michele Sterling, Paul W. Hodges (2015) Effect of Types and Anatomic Arrangement of Painful Stimuli on Conditioned Pain Modulation. J Pain 16(2): 176-185 PDF

Emily Reid, Daniel Harvie,Rohan Miegel, Charles Spence, G. Lorimer Moseley (2015) Spatial Summation of Pain in Humans Investigated Using Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation. J Pain 16(1): 11-18. PDF


Wiech K, Edwards R, Moseley GL, Berna C, Ploner M, Tracey I (2014) Dissociable Neural Mechanisms Underlying the Modulation of Pain and Anxiety? An fMRI Pilot Study. PLoS ONE 9(12): e110654. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0110654. PDF

K. Jane Bowering, David S. Butler, Ian J. Fulton and G. Lorimer Moseley (2014). Motor Imagery in People With a History of Back Pain, Current Back Pain, Both, or Neither Clin J Pain 30:1070–1075. PDF

Di Pietro, F., Stanton, T. R., Moseley, G. L., Lotze, M. and McAuley, J. H. (2014). Interhemispheric somatosensory differences in chronic pain reflect abnormality of the Healthy side. Hum. Brain Mapp. doi: 10.1002/hbm.22643 PDF

Ebonie Rio, Dawson Kidgell, G Lorimer Moseley, Jill Cook (2014) Patellar tendinopathy: looking outside the tendonBr J Sports Med 2014 48: A57 PDF

Carolyn Berryman, Tasha R. Stanton, K. Jane Bowering, Abby Tabor, Alexander McFarlane, G. Lorimer Moseley (2014) Do people with chronic pain have impaired executive function? A meta-analytical review.  Clinical Psychology Review 34: 563579. PDF

Helen R. Gilpin, G. Lorimer Moseley, Tasha R. Stanton and Roger Newport (2014) Evidence for distorted mental representation of the hand in osteoarthritis. Rheumatology PDF

Hübscher M, Moloney N, Rebbeck T, Traeger A, Refshauge KM (2014) Contributions of Mood, Pain Catastrophizing, and Cold Hyperalgesia in Acute and Chronic Low Back Pain: A Comparison With Pain-free Controls. Clin J Pain 30 (10), 886-893. PDF

Meulders A, Harvie DS, Bowering JK, Caragianis S, Vlaeyen JWS, Moseley GL, (2014) Contingency learning deficits and generalization in chronic unilateral hand pain patientsJ Pain doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2014.07.005. PDF

Alberto Gallace, Giovanna Soravia, Zaira Cattaneo, G. Lorimer Moseley, Giuseppe Vallar (2014) Temporary Interference over the Posterior Parietal Cortices Disrupts Thermoregulatory Control in Humans. PLoS One DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088209.  Free full text article 

Catley MJ, O’Connell NE, Berryman C, Ayhan FF, Moseley GL (2014) Is tactile acuity altered in people with chronic pain? A systematic review and meta-analysis J Pain. pii: S1526-5900(14)00792-5. PDF

Adrian C Traeger, G Lorimer Moseley, Markus Hübscher, Hopin Lee, Ian W Skinner, Michael K Nicholas, Nicholas Henschke, Kathryn M Refshauge, Fiona M Blyth, Chris J Main, Julia M Hush, Garry Pearce, James H McAuley (2014)  Pain education to prevent chronic low back pain: a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial BMJ Open 2014;4:e005505 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005505.  PDF

D. Harvie and G. L Moseley (2014) Exploring changes in the brain associated with recovery from phantom limb pain – the potential importance of telescoping. Eur J Pain 18 (5): 601-602.  PDF

Benedict Martin Wand, Lareina Szpak, Pamela J. George, Max K. Bulsara, Neil Edward O’Connell, G.Lorimer Moseley (2014) Moving in an environment of induced sensorimotor incongruence does not influence pain sensitivity in healthy volunteers: a randomised within-subject experiment PLOS ONE 9 (4) DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0093701 PDF

Benedict Martin Wand, Samantha Eve Stephens, Effie Ida Marquita Mangharam, Pamela Jane George, Max K. Bulsara, Neil Edward O’Connell and G. Lorimer Moseley(2014) Illusory Touch Temporarily Improves Sensation in Areas of Chronic Numbness: A Brief Communication. Neurorehabil Neural Repair published online 24 February 2014. PDF

Benedict Martin Wand, Mark Jon Catley, Hannu Antero Luomajoki, Kieran James O’Sullivan, Flavia Di Pietro, Neil Edward O’Connell, G. Lorimer Moseley (2014) Lumbar tactile acuity is near identical between sides in healthy pain-free participants. Manual Therapy in press. PDF


Victoria J Madden, Peter O’Sullivan, Julia Fisher, Busisiwe Malambule (2013). ‘Our training left us unprepared’ – two physiotherapists’ reflections after working with women with low back pain in a rural zulu community in South Africa.
Journal of Community and Health Sciences, 8 (2) PDF

Catley MJ, O’Connell NE, Moseley GL. (2013) How good is the neurophysiology of pain questionnaire? A Rasch analysis of psychometric properties. J Pain 14(8) 818-827. PDF.

G. Lorimer Moseley, Robert D. Herbert, Timothy Parsons, Samantha Lucas, Jacobus J. Van Hilten, and Johan Marinus (2013) Intense Pain Soon After Wrist Fracture Strongly Predicts Who Will Develop Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Prospective Cohort Study. J Pain in press PDF

Di Pietro F, McAuley JH, Parkitny L, Lotze M, Wand BM, Moseley GL, Stanton TR. (2013) Primary motor cortex function in complex regional pain syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis.  J Pain. 14(11):1270-88. PDF

Luke Parkitny, James H. McAuley, Patrick J. Kelly, Flavia Di Pietro, Barbara Cameron, and G. Lorimer Moseley (2013) Multiplex Cytokine Concentration Measurement: How Much Do the Medium and Handling Matter? Mediators of Inflammation. Article ID 890706, 13 pages. doi:10.1155/2013/890706  Free full text article.

Parkitny, L., McAuley, J. H., Di Pietro, F., Stanton, T. R., O’Connell, N. E., Marinus, J., van Hilten, J. J., Moseley G. L. (2013). Inflammation in complex regional pain syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Neurology, 80(1), 106–117. PDF Free full text article

Wand BM, Abbaszadeh S, Smith AJ, Catley MJ, Moseley GL (2013) Acupuncture applied as a sensory discrimination training tool decreases movement-related pain in patients with chronic low back pain more than acupuncture alone: a randomised cross-over experiment. Br J Sports Med. 47(17):1085-9.

Rio E, Moseley L, Purdam C, Samiric T, Kidgell D, Pearce AJ, Jaberzadeh S, Cook J. (2013) The Pain of Tendinopathy: Physiological or Pathophysiological? Sports Med. [Epub ahead of print] PDF

G. Lorimer Moseley, Alberto Gallace, Flavia Di Pietro, Charles Spence, Gian Domenico Iannetti (2013) Limb-specific autonomic dysfunction in complex regional pain syndrome modulated by wearing prism glasses. Pain 154 (11): 2463-2468 PDF

Markus Hübscher, Niamh Moloney, Andrew Leaver, Trudy Rebbeck, James H. McAuley, Kathryn M. Refshauge (2013) Relationship between quantitative sensory testing and pain or disability in people with spinal pain—A systematic review and meta-analysisPain 154: 1497–1504. PDF

Tasha R Stanton, Benedict M Wand, Daniel B Carr, Frank Birklein, Gunnar L Wasner, Neil E O’Connell (2013) Local anaesthetic sympathetic blockade for complex regional pain syndromeCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD004598. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004598.pub3. PDF

Traeger A, McAuley JH. STarT Back Screening Tool. (2013). J Physiother 59(2):131. PDF

Allen HG, Stanton TR, Di Pietro F, Moseley GL (2013) Social Media Release Increases Dissemination of Original Articles in the Clinical Pain Sciences. PLoS ONE 8(7): e68914. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0068914. PDF

Carolyn Berryman, Tasha R. Stanton, K. Jane Bowering, Abby Tabor, Alexander McFarlane, G. Lorimer Moseley (2013) Evidence for working memory deficits in chronic pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Pain 154: 1181–1196. PDF

Abby Tabor, Mark J. Catley, Simon Gandevia, Michael A. Thacker, G. Lorimer Moseley (2013) Perceptual bias in pain: A switch looks closer when it will relieve pain than when it won’t.  Pain (154): 1961 – 1965. PDF

Sarah B.Wallwork, David S. Butlerand G. Lorimer Moseley (2013) Dizzy people perform no worse at a motor imagery task requiring whole body mental rotation; a case-control comparison. Front. Hum Neurosci. (7)  Online ahead of print. PDF

Flavia Di Pietro, James H. McAuley, Luke Parkitny, Martin Lotze, Benedict M. Wand, G. Lorimer Moseley, and Tasha R. Stanton (2013) Primary Somatosensory Cortex Function in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of Pain in press. PDF

Tasha R. Stanton, Chung-Wei Christine Lin, Helen Bray, Rob J. E. M. Smeets, Deborah Taylor, Roberta Y. W. Law and G. Lorimer Moseley (2013) Tactile acuity is disrupted in osteoarthritis but is unrelated to disruptions in motor imagery performance. Rheumatology doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/ket139. PDF

Neil E O’Connell, Benedict M Wand, James McAuley, Louise Marston, G Lorimer Moseley (2013) Interventions for treating pain and disability in adults with complex regional pain syndrome. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013. Front page. Full PDF.

Mark J. Catley, Abby Tabor, Benedict M. Wand, and G. Lorimer Moseley (2013) Assessing tactile acuity in rheumatology and musculoskeletal medicine—how reliable are two-point discrimination tests at the neck, hand, back and foot? Rheumatology first published online April 22, 2013 doi:10.1093/rheumatology/ket140 PDF

Sarah B. Wallwork, David S. Butler, Ian Fulton, Halton Stewart, Igusti Darmawan,G. Lorimer Moseley (2013) Left/right neck rotation judgments are affected by age, gender, handedness and image rotation. Man Ther. 18: 225-230. PDF

Benedict M. Wand, Jemma Keeves, Claire Bourgoin, Pamela J. George, Anne J. Smith, Neil E. O’Connell, and G. Lorimer Moseley, (2013) Mislocalization of Sensory Information in People With Chronic Low Back Pain A Preliminary Investigation. Clin J Pain in press. PDF

K. Jane Bowering, Neil E. O’Connell, Abby Tabor, Mark J. Catley, Hayley B. Leake, G. Lorimer Moseley, and Tasha R. Stanton (2013) The Effects of Graded Motor Imagery and Its Components on Chronic Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-AnalysisJ. of Pain 14(1):3-13. PDF

Gallagher L, McAuley J, Moseley GL (2013)  A Randomized-controlled Trial of Using a Book of Metaphors to Reconceptualize Pain and Decrease Catastrophizing in People With Chronic PainClin J Pain 29(1):20-5. PDF

Walz AD, Usichenko T, Moseley GL, Lotze M( 2013) Graded Motor Imagery and the Impact on Pain Processing in a Case of CRPSClin J Pain. 29(3):276-279 PDF

O’Connell NE, Cossar J, Marston L, Wand BW, Bunce D, De Souza LH, Maskill DW,  Sharp A, and Moseley, GL (2013) Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation of the Motor Cortex in the Treatment of Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain. A Randomized, Double-blind Exploratory StudyClin J Pain 29(1):26-34. PDF

C.F. Sambo, D.M. Torta, A. Gallace, M. Liang, G.L. Moseley, G.D. Iannetti (2013) The temporal order judgement of tactile and nociceptive stimuli is impaired by crossing the hands over the body midline. Pain 154(2):242-7. PDF


Mohan R, Jensen KB, Petkova VI, Dey A, Barnsley N, Ingvar M, McAuley JH, Moseley GL (2012) No Pain Relief with the Rubber Hand Illusion. PLoS ONE 7(12): e52400. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0052400. PDF

Moseley GL, Gallace A, Iannetti GD (2012) Spatially defined modulation of skin temperature and hand ownership of both hands in patients with unilateral complex regional pain syndromeBrain 135:3676-86. PDF

Moseley GL, Gallagher L, Gallace A. (2012) Neglect-like tactile dysfunction in chronic back pain. Neurology. 2012 Jul 24;79(4):327-32. PDF

O’Connell NE, Cossar J, Marston L, Wand BM, Bunce D, et al. (2012) Rethinking Clinical Trials of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation: Participant and Assessor Blinding Is Inadequate at Intensities of 2mA. PLoS ONE 7(10): e47514. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0047514. PDF

Tasha R. Stanton, Chung-Wei Christine Lin, Rob J. E. M. Smeets, Deborah Taylor, Roberta Law and G. Lorimer Moseley (2012) Spatially defined disruption of motor imagery performance in people with osteoarthritisRheumatology 51:1455-1464. PDF

Abhishikta Dey, Nadia Barnsley, Rahul Mohan, Marianne McCormick, James H McAuley, G Lorimer Moseley (2012) Are children who play a sport or a musical instrument better at motor imagery than children who do not? Br J Sports Med 2012;46:923-926. PDF

Johnson S, Hall J, Barnett S, Draper M, Derbyshire G, Haynes L, Rooney C, Cameron H, Moseley GL, de C Williams AC, McCabe C, Goebel A. (2012) Using graded motor imagery for complex regional pain syndrome in clinical practice: failure to improve painEur J Pain. 16(4):550-61. PDF.

Wand, Benedict Martin; Tulloch, Verity Margaret; George, Pamela J.; Smith, Anne J.; Goucke, Roger; O’Connell, Neil Edward; Moseley, G. Lorimer (2012) Seeing It Helps. Movement-related Back Pain is Reduced by Visualization of the Back During Movement. Clin J Pain. 28(7):602-608. PDF

Thacker, MA and Moseley GL (2012) First-person neuroscience and the understanding of pain. Might science need philosophy for a precise and complete understanding of pain? Med J Aust 196 (6), 410-11. PDF.

Megan L. Auld, Roslyn N. Boyd, G. Lorimer Moseley, Robert S. Ware, Leanne M. Johnston (2012). Impact of Tactile Dysfunction on Upper-Limb Motor Performance in Children With Unilateral Cerebral Palsy. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93,(4), 696–702. PDF

Auld ML, Boyd R, Moseley GL, Ware R, Johnston LM (2012) Tactile function in children with unilateral cerebral palsy compared to typically developing children. Disabil Rehabil. 34(17):1488-94. PDF

Auld ML, Ware RS, Boyd RN, Moseley GL, Johnston LM. (2012) Reproducibility of Tactile Assessments for Children with Unilateral Cerebral Palsy. Phys Occup Ther Pediatr. 32(2):151-66. PDF

Moseley GL, Flor H. (2012) Targeting Cortical Representations in the Treatment of Chronic Pain: A Review.  Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 26(6):646-52. PDF

G. Lorimer Moseley (2012). Teaching people about pain: why do we keep beating around the bush? Pain Manage. 2(1), 1–3 PDF

G.Lorimer Moseley, Alberto Gallace and Charles Spence (2012) Bodily illusions in health and disease: Physiological and clinical perspectives and the concept of a cortical ‘body matrix’. Neurosci. Biobehav. Rev. 36 (2012) 34–46. PDF


Moseley, GL (2011)  A new direction for the fear avoidance model?  Pain. 152(11):2447-8. PDF

Moseley, GL (2011) Cognitive Neuroscience: Swapping Bodies in the Brain. Current Biology, 21(15), R583-R585. PDF

Barnsley, N, McAuley, JH, Mohan, R, Dey, A, Thomas, P & Moseley, GL (2011) The rubber hand illusion increases histamine reactivity in the real arm. Current Biology, 21(23), R945-R946. PDF

Giummarra, Melita J.; Moseley, G. Lorimer (2011) Phantom limb pain and bodily awareness: current concepts and future directionsCurrent Opinion in Anaesthesiology. 24(5):524-531. PDF

Moseley L. (2011) Pain while you are out of your body – A new approach to pain relief? Commentary on a paper by Hänsel et al. Eur J Pain. 15(8):773-4. PDF

Marinus J, Moseley GL, Birklein F, Baron R, Maihöfner C, Kingery WS, van Hilten JJ. (2011) Clinical features and pathophysiology of complex regional pain syndromeLancet Neurol. 10(7):637-48. PDF

Luomajoki H, Moseley GL. (2011) Tactile acuity and lumbopelvic motor control in patients with back pain and healthy controls. Br J Sports Med. 45(5):437-40. PDF

Rijn, MA, Marinus, J, Putter, H, Bosselaar, S, Moseley, GL, van Hilten, JJ. (2011) Spreading of complex regional pain syndrome: not a random processJ Neural Transm, 118(9):1301-9. PDF

Auld, M, Boyd, R, Moseley, GL, Johnston, L. (2011) Seeing the gaps: a systematic review of visual perception tools for children with hemiplegiaDisabil. Rehabil. 33(19-20): 1854-65. PDF

Walsh LD, Moseley GL, Taylor JL, Gandevia, SC (2011) Proprioceptive signals contribute to the sense of body ownership. J Physiol. 589 (12): 3009. PDF

Gallace A, Torta DM, Moseley GL, & Iannetti GD (2011) The analgesic effect of crossing the armsPain, 152 (6), 1418-23 PDF

Di Pietro F, McAuley JH. (2011) (Thermal) quantitative sensory testing-tQST. J Physiother. 57(1):58. PDF

Wand BM, O’Connell NE, Di Pietro F, Bulsara M. (2011) Managing chronic nonspecific low back pain with a sensorimotor retraining approach: exploratory multiple-baseline study of 3 participants.  Phys Ther. 91(4):535-46.

Bray,H, Moseley,GL (2011) Disrupted working body schema of the trunk in people with back pain. Br J Sports Med 45:168-173PDF

Stanton TR, Latimer J, Maher CG, Hancock MJ. (2011) A modified Delphi approach to standardize low back pain recurrence terminology. Eur Spine J. 20(5):744-52. PDF

Stanton TR, Fritz JM, Hancock MJ, Latimer J, Maher CG, Wand BM, Parent EC. (2011) Evaluation of a treatment-based classification algorithm for low back pain: a cross-sectional study. Phys Ther. 91(4):496-509.

Kamper SJ, Stanton TR, Williams CM, Maher CG, Hush JM. (2011) How is recovery from low back pain measured? A systematic review of the literature. Eur Spine J. 9-18.

Parkitny L, McAuley JH, Walton D, Costa LO, Refshauge KM, Wand BM, Di Pietro F, Moseley GL (2011) Rasch analysis supports the use of the Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Scales to measure mood in groups but not in individuals with chronic low back pain J Clin Epidemiol. 65(2):189-98. PDF

Wand BM, Parkitny L, OConnell NE, Luomajoki H, McAuley JH, Thacker M, Moseley GL (2011) Cortical changes in chronic low back pain: Current state of the art and implications for clinical practice. Manual Therapy 16: 15-20. PDF

Costa Lda C, Maher CG, McAuley JH, Hancock MJ, Smeets RJ (2011) Self-efficacy is more important than fear of movement in mediating the relationship between pain and disability in chronic low back pain. Eur J Pain. 15(2):213-9. PDF

Breckenridge JD, McAuley JH (2011) Shoulder Pain and Disability Index (SPADI). J Physiother. 57(3):197.

Menezes Costa Lda C, Maher CG, McAuley JH, Hancock MJ, de Melo Oliveira W, Azevedo DC, Freitas Pozzi LM, Pereira AR, Costa LO (2011) The Brazilian-Portuguese versions of the McGill Pain Questionnaire were reproducible, valid, and responsive in patients with musculoskeletal pain. J Clin Epidemiol. 64(8):903-12. PDF

McAuley JH, Stanton TR, Kamper SJ, Macedo LG. (2011) Psychological approaches have not been demonstrated to be effective for fibromyalgia. Pain. 152(4):956; author reply 956-8. PDF

Lin CW, McAuley JH, Macedo L, Barnett DC, Smeets RJ, Verbunt JA. (2011) Relationship between physical activity and disability in low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Pain 152(3):607-13. PDF

Alsaadi SM, McAuley JH, Hush JM, Maher CG. (2011) Prevalence of sleep disturbance in patients with low back pain. Eur Spine J. 20(5):737-43. PDF

Macedo LG, Maher CG, Latimer J, Hancock MJ, Machado LA, McAuley JH. (2011) Responsiveness of the 24-, 18- and 11-item versions of the Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire. Eur Spine J. 20(3):458-63. PDF


Moseley,GL, Thacker,M & Flor,H (2010) Enhancing the role of the neurologist in CRPS. Annals of Neurology 67(3): 414629-638 PDF

MacDonald D, Moseley GL, Hodges PW. (2010) People with recurrent low back pain respond differently to trunk loading despite remission from symptomsSpine 35(7):818-24. PDF

Wand BM, Di Pietro F, George P, O’Connell NE.  (2010). Tactile thresholds are preserved yet complex sensory function is impaired over the lumbar spine of chronic non-specific low back pain patients: a preliminary investigation. Physiotherapy 96(4):317-23. PDF

Stanton TR, Latimer J, Maher CG, Hancock MJ. (2010) How do we define the condition ‘recurrent low back pain’? A systematic review. Eur Spine J. 19(4):533-9. PDF

Stanton TR, Hancock MJ, Maher CG, Koes BW. (2010) Critical appraisal of clinical prediction rules that aim to optimize treatment selection for musculoskeletal conditions. Phys Ther. 90(6):843-54. PDF

Williams CM, Latimer J, Maher CG, McLachlan AJ, Cooper CW, Hancock MJ, Day RO, McAuley JH, Lin CW. (2010)  PACE–the first placebo controlled trial of paracetamol for acute low back pain: design of a randomised controlled trial. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 11:169. PDF

Koes BW, van Tulder M, Lin CW, Macedo LG, McAuley J, Maher C. (2010) An updated overview of clinical guidelines for the management of non-specific low back pain in primary care. Eur Spine J. 19(12):2075-94. PDF

Hush JM, Refshauge KM, Sullivan G, De Souza L, McAuley JH. (2010) Do numerical rating scales and the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire capture changes that are meaningful to patients with persistent back pain? Clin Rehabil. 24(7):648-57. PDF

Leaver AM, Refshauge KM, Maher CG, McAuley JH. (2010) Conservative interventions provide short-term relief for non-specific neck pain: a systematic review. J Physiother. 56(2):73-85.

Macedo LG, Smeets RJ, Maher CG, Latimer J, McAuley JH. (2010) Graded activity and graded exposure for persistent nonspecific low back pain: a systematic review. Phys Ther. 90(6):860-79.

Williams CM, Maher CG, Hancock MJ, McAuley JH, McLachlan AJ, Britt H, Fahridin S, Harrison C, Latimer J. (2010) Low back pain and best practice care: A survey of general practice physicians. Arch Intern Med. 170(3):271-7. PDF

Machado LA, Maher CG, Herbert RD, Clare H, McAuley JH. (2010) The effectiveness of the McKenzie method in addition to first-line care for acute low back pain: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Med. 8:10. PDF

Wand BM, Chiffelle LA, O’Connell NE, McAuley JH, Desouza LH. (2010) Self-reported assessment of disability and performance-based assessment of disability are influenced by different patient characteristics in acute low back pain. Eur Spine J. 19(4):633-40. PDF

Leaver AM, Maher CG, Herbert RD, Latimer J, McAuley JH, Jull G, Refshauge KM. (2010) A randomized controlled trial comparing manipulation with mobilization for recent onset neck pain. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 91(9):1313-8. PDF


Claus AP, Hides JA, Moseley GL, Hodges PW. (2009) Different ways to balance the spine: subtle changes in sagittal spinal curves affect regional muscle activity. Spine 34(6):E208-14. PDF

Moseley,GL, Brugger,P. (2009) Interdependence of movement and anatomy persists when amputees learn a physiologically impossible movement of their phantom limb PNAS 106(44): 18798–18802 [Abstract, Explanation and slidesPDF

Thacker,M, Moseley,GL and Flor,H (2009) Neuropathic Pain, Management is more than pills BMJ 339:b3502 [Full Text] PDF

Moseley,GL (2009) British Pain Society manoeuvres, Why the desperation?  BMJ 339:b3345 [Full Text]

Moseley,GL, Gallace,A & Spence,C (2009) Space-based, but not arm-based, shift in tactile processing in complex regional pain syndrome and its relationship to cooling of the affected limb. Brain 132(Pt 11):3142-51. [Abstract] PDF

Luomajoki,H & Moseley,GL (2009) Tactile acuity and lumbopelvic motor control in patients with back pain and healthy controls.  Br J Sports Med. 45(5):437-40 [Abstract and slidesPDF

Moseley,GL & Barnett,C (2009)  Motor imagery for peripheral injury. PDF  Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90(8):1443.

Moseley,GL & Wiech,K (2009)  The effect of tactile discrimination training is enhanced when patients watch the reflected image of their unaffected limb during training. Pain 144,3, 314-9 [Abstract and slides] PDF

MacDonald,D, Moseley,GL & Hodges,PW (2009) Why do some patients keep hurting their back? Evidence of ongoing back muscle dysfunction during remission from recurrent back pain. Pain 142,3 183-8 PDF

Moseley,GL, Birklein,F, van Hilten,J & Marinus,H (2009) Reply to Hall et al. Arthritis Care & Research. 61,1; 140-141

Claus,A, Hides,J, Moseley,GL, Hodges,P (2009) Is ‘ideal’ sitting posture real?  Measurement of spinal curves in four sitting postures. Man Ther. 14,4 404-8. [Abstract and CommentPDF

Stanton TR, Latimer J, Maher CG, Hancock M. (2009) Definitions of recurrence of an episode of low back pain: a systematic review. Spine 34(9):E316-22. PDF

Stanton TR, Kawchuk GN. (2009) Reliability of assisted indentation in measuring lumbar spinal stiffness. Man Ther. 14(2):197-205. PDF

Hancock MJ, Maher CG, Latimer J, Herbert RD, McAuley JH. (2009) Can rate of recovery be predicted in patients with acute low back pain? Development of a clinical prediction rule. Eur J Pain. 13(1):51-5. PDF

Costa Lda C, Maher CG, McAuley JH, Hancock MJ, Herbert RD, Refshauge KM, Henschke N. (2009) Prognosis for patients with chronic low back pain: inception cohort study. BMJ. 339:b3829. PDF

Henschke N, Maher CG, Refshauge KM, Herbert RD, Cumming RG, Bleasel J, York J, Das A, McAuley JH. (2009) Prevalence of and screening for serious spinal pathology in patients presenting to primary care settings with acute low back pain. Arthritis Rheum. 60(10):3072-80. PDF

Wand BM, McAuley JH, Marston L, De Souza LH. (2009) Predicting outcome in acute low back pain using different models of patient profiling. Spine 34(18):1970-5. PDF

Menezes Costa Lda C, Maher CG, McAuley JH, Costa LO. (2009) Systematic review of cross-cultural adaptations of McGill Pain Questionnaire reveals a paucity of clinimetric testing. J Clin Epidemiol. 62(9):934-43. PDF

Wand BM, Hunter R, O’Connell NE, Marston L, McAuley J. (2009) The self-reported aggravating activities of people with chronic non-specific low back pain do not involve consistent directions of spinal movement: an observational study. Aust J Physiother. 55(1):47-51. PDF

Henschke N, Maher CG, Refshauge KM, Herbert RD, Cumming RG, Bleasel J, York J, Das A, McAuley JH. (2009) Characteristics of patients with acute low back pain presenting to primary care in Australia. Clin J Pain. 25(1):5-11. PDF

Hush JM, Refshauge K, Sullivan G, De Souza L, Maher CG, McAuley JH. (2009) Recovery: what does this mean to patients with low back pain? Arthritis Rheum. 61(1):124-31. PDF

Costa LO, Maher CG, Latimer J, Hodges PW, Herbert RD, Refshauge KM, McAuley JH, Jennings MD. (2009) Motor control exercise for chronic low back pain: a randomized placebo-controlled trial. Phys Ther. 89(12):1275-86.

Machado LA, Kamper SJ, Herbert RD, Maher CG, McAuley JH. (2009) Analgesic effects of treatments for non-specific low back pain: a meta-analysis of placebo-controlled randomized trials. Rheumatology. 48(5):520-7. PDF

Macedo LG, Maher CG, Latimer J, McAuley JH. (2009) Motor control exercise for persistent, nonspecific low back pain: a systematic review. Phys Ther. 89(1):9-25.


Van Damme,S, Gallace,A, Spence,C, Crombez,G & Moseley,GL (2008) Does the sight of physical threat induce a tactile processing bias? Modality-specific attentional facilitation induced by viewing threatening pictures. Brain Research. 1253, 100-106 [Abstract and CommentPDF

Claus,A, Hides,J, Moseley,GL & Hodges,PW (2008) Different ways to balance the spine: subtle changes in sagittal spinal curves affect regional muscle activity. Spine 34,6 E208-14.

Moseley,GL, Parsons,T & Spence,CJ (2008) Visual distortion modulates pain and swelling evoked by movementCurr Biol. 18,22 R1047-1048 [Abstract and Slides] PDF

Moseley,GL (2008) I can’t find it!  Distorted body image and tactile dysfunction in patients with back pain. Pain 140,1 239-43 [Abstract and CommentPDF

Moseley,GL, Olthof,N, Wijers,M, Venema,A, Don,S, Gallace,A & Spence,CJ (2008) Psychologically induced cooling of a specific body-part caused by the illusory ownership of an artificial counterpart.  Proc Natl Acad Sci 105,35 13169-73 [Video, discussion, news report, slides, Abstract…PDF

Moseley,GL (2008)  Reconceptualising placebo. British Medical Journal  336:1086 [Abstract and Comment] PDF

Moseley,GL (2008) Pain, brain imaging and physiotherapy – opportunity is knocking. Man. Ther. 13,6 475-77. PDF

Moseley,GL, Gallace,A & Spence,C (2008) Topical Review: Is Mirror Therapy all it is cracked up to be? Current evidence and future directions. Pain 138, 7-10 [SummaryPDF

Moseley,GL, Zalucki,N, Weich,K (2008) Tactile discrimination, but not tactile stimulation alone, reduces chronic limb pain. Pain 137,3 600-608 [Abstract and slidesPDP

Moseley,GL, Zalucki,N, Birklein,F, Marinus,J, van Hilten,J, Luomajoki,H (2008) Thinking about movement hurts.  Evidence that motor imagery increases pain and swelling in people with chronic upper limb painArthritis Care & Research 59,5 623-31 [Abstract and SlidesPDF

Stanton T, Kawchuk G. (2008) The effect of abdominal stabilization contractions on posteroanterior spinal stiffness. Spine 33(6):694-701. PDF.

Stanton TR, Henschke N, Maher CG, Refshauge KM, Latimer J, McAuley JH. (2008) After an episode of acute low back pain, recurrence is unpredictable and not as common as previously thought. Spine 33(26):2923-8. PDF

Olivo SA, Macedo LG, Gadotti IC, Fuentes J, Stanton T, Magee DJ. (2008) Scales to assess the quality of randomized controlled trials: a systematic review. Phys Ther. 88(2):156-75. PDF

Henschke N, Maher CG, Refshauge KM, Herbert RD, Cumming RG, Bleasel J, York J, Das A, McAuley JH. (2008) Prognosis in patients with recent onset low back pain in Australian primary care: inception cohort study. BMJ. 337:a171. PDF

Hockings RL, McAuley JH, Maher CG. (2008) A systematic review of the predictive ability of the Orebro Musculoskeletal Pain Questionnaire. Spine  33(15):E494-500. PDF

Macedo LG, Latimer J, Maher CG, Hodges PW, Nicholas M, Tonkin L, McAuley JH, Stafford R. (2008) Motor control or graded activity exercises for chronic low back pain? A randomised controlled trial. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 9:65. PDF

Hancock MJ, Maher CG, Latimer J, Herbert RD, McAuley JH. (2008) Independent evaluation of a clinical prediction rule for spinal manipulative therapy: a randomised controlled trial. Eur Spine J. 17(7):936-43. PDF

Machado LA, Kamper SJ, Herbert RD, Maher CG, McAuley JH. (2008) Imperfect placebos are common in low back pain trials: a systematic review of the literature. Eur Spine J. 17(7):889-904. PDF

Kamper SJ, Rebbeck TJ, Maher CG, McAuley JH, Sterling M. (2008) Course and prognostic factors of whiplash: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Pain. 138(3):617-29. PDF

Kamper SJ, Machado LA, Herbert RD, Maher CG, McAuley JH. (2008) Trial methodology and patient characteristics did not influence the size of placebo effects on pain. J Clin Epidemiol. 61(3):256-60. PDF


Simmonds,MJ, Moseley,GL & Vlaeyen,J (2007) Editorial: Pain, mind and movement: An expanded, updated and integrated conceptualisation.  Clin J Pain Special Issue 24,4 279-8 PDF

Moseley,GL (2007) Reconceptualising pain according to modern pain science. Phys Ther Rev, 12; 169-178 [Discussion of paperPDF

Lotze,M & Moseley,GL (2007) Role of distorted body image in pain. Curr Rheumatol Reports 9 488-96 [AbstractPDF

Acerra,NE, Souvlis,T & Moseley,GL (2007) Stroke, complex regional pain syndrome and phantom limb pain: Can commonalities direct future management?  J Rehabil Med 39 (2) 109-14 PDF

Moseley,GL & Arntz,A (2007) The context of a noxious stimulus affects the pain it evokes.  Pain 133, 1-3 64-71 [Abstract and VideoPDF

Kramer,HH, Seddigh,S, Moseley,GL & Birklein,F (2007) Dysynchiria is not a common feature of neuropathic pain.  Euro J Pain 12,1 128-31 [AbstractPDF

Claus,A, Hides,J, Moseley,GL & Hodges,P (2007) Sitting versus standing: Does the intradiscal pressure cause disc degeneration or low back pain? J Electromyograph Kinesiol 18,4 550-58 [Abstract and Commentary] PDF

Moseley,GL (2007) Using visual illusion to reduce at-level neuropathic pain in paraplegia.  Pain 130: 294-8 Moseley 2007 PAIN sci illusion PDF

McCormack,K, Hudson,M, Zalucki,N, Moseley,GL (2007) Faulty proprioceptive information disrupts motor imagery.  Aus J Physioth 53: 41-5 [AbstractPDF

Hancock MJ, Maher CG, Latimer J, McLachlan AJ, Cooper CW, Day RO, Spindler MF, McAuley JH. (2007) Assessment of diclofenac or spinal manipulative therapy, or both, in addition to recommended first-line treatment for acute low back pain: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet 370(9599):1638-43. PDF

Henschke N, Maher CG, Refshauge KM, Das A, McAuley JH. (2007) Low back pain research priorities: a survey of primary care practitioners. BMC Fam Pract. 8:40. PDF

Hancock MJ, Maher CG, Latimer J, Spindler MF, McAuley JH, Laslett M, Bogduk N. (2007) Systematic review of tests to identify the disc, SIJ or facet joint as the source of low back pain. Eur Spine J. 16(10):1539-50. PDF

Leaver AM, Refshauge KM, Maher CG, Latimer J, Herbert RD, Jull G, McAuley JH. (2007) Efficacy of manipulation for non-specific neck pain of recent onset: design of a randomised controlled trial. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 8:18. PDF

Costa Lda C, Henschke N, Maher CG, Refshauge KM, Herbert RD, McAuley JH, Das A, Costa LO. (2007) Prognosis of chronic low back pain: design of an inception cohort study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 8:11. PDF


Kawchuk GN, Prasad NG, McLeod RC, Liddle T, Li T, Zhu Q. (2006) Variability of force magnitude and force duration in manual and instrument-based manipulation techniques. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 29(8):611-8. PDF

Kawchuk GN, Liddle TR, Fauvel OR, Johnston C. (2006)  The accuracy of ultrasonic indentation in detecting simulated bone displacement: a comparison of three techniques. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 29(2):126-33. PDF

Moseley,GL (2006) Graded motor imagery for pathologic pain – a randomised controlled trial.  Neurology 67: 2129-34 [Abstract and SlidesPDF

McDonald,DA, Moseley,GL & Hodges,PW (2006) The lumbar multifidus: Does the evidence support clinical beliefs?  Man Ther 11:254-63 PDF

Moseley,GL (2006) Do training diaries affect and reflect adherence to home programs?  Arthritis care & research 55: 662-4 [Abstract and CommentaryPDF

Moseley,GL & Hodges,PW (2006) Reduced Variability of Postural Strategy Prevents Normalisation of Motor Changes Induced by Back Pain – A Risk Factor for Chronic Trouble?  Behavioral Neuroscience 120: 474-6 [Abstract and VideoPDF

Moseley,GL, McCormick,K, Hudson,M & Zalucki,N (2006) Disrupted cortical proprioceptive representation evokes symptoms of peculiarity, foreignness and swelling, but not pain.  Rheumatology 45: 196-200 [Abstract and CommentPDF

Hudson,ML, McCormick,K, Zalucki,N & Moseley,GL (2006) Expectation of pain replicates the effect of pain in a hand laterality recognition task: Bias in information processing toward the painful side?  Eur J Pain 10,3 219-224 PDF

Henschke N, Maher CG, Refshauge KM, Herbert RD, Cumming RG, Bleasel J, York J, Das A, McAuley JH. (2006) Prognosis of acute low back pain: design of a prospective inception cohort study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 7:54. PDF

Hancock MJ, Maher CG, Latimer J, McAuley JH. (2006) Selecting an appropriate placebo for a trial of spinal manipulative therapy. Aust J Physiother. 52(2):135-8. PDF


Moseley,GL, Sim,DF, Henry,MK & Souvlis,T (2005). Experimental hand pain delays recognition of the contralateral hand – evidence that acute and chronic pain have opposite effects on information processing?  Cog Brain Res 25,1 188-94 PDF

Acerra,NE & Moseley,GL (2005) Dysynchiria: watching the mirror image of the unaffected limb elicits pain on the affected side. Neurology. 65; 751-753 [Abstract, discussion and slidesPDF

Moseley,GL (2005) Distorted body image in complex regional pain syndrome. Neurology, 65; 773 [Abstract and DiscussionPDF

Moseley,GL (2005) Is successful rehabilitation of complex regional pain syndrome simply due to sustained attention to the affected limb? A randomised clinical trial. Pain 114 54-61 [Abstract and SlidesPDF

Moseley,GL (2005) Widespread brain activity during an abdominal task is markedly reduced by pain physiology education – fMRI evaluation of a patient with chronic low back pain.  Aus J Physioth 51 49-52 [PDF] Addendum

Moseley,GL & Hodges,PW (2005) Are changes in postural control associated with low back pain caused by pain interference? Clin J Pain 21; 323-329 PDF

Moseley,GL & Gandevia,SC (2005) Sensory-motor incongruence and reports of “pain”. Rheumatology 44 1083-1085 [Commentaries, Editorial, Full Text Articles, Response by McCabe et al.PDF

Hancock MJ, Maher CG, Latimer J, McLachlan AJ, Cooper CW, Day RO, Spindler MF, McAuley JH. (2005) Manipulative therapy and/or NSAIDs for acute low back pain: design of a randomized controlled trial [ACTRN012605000036617]. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 6:57. PDF

Maher CG, Latimer J, Hodges PW, Refshauge KM, Moseley GL, Herbert RD, Costa LO, McAuley J. (2005) The effect of motor control exercise versus placebo in patients with chronic low back pain [ACTRN012605000262606]. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 6:54. PDF

Machado LA, Maher CG, Herbert RD, Clare H, McAuley J. (2005) The McKenzie Method for the management of acute non-specific low back pain: design of a randomised controlled trial [ACTRN012605000032651]. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 6:50. PDF


Moseley,GL, Nicholas,MK & Hodges,PW (2004) Does anticipation of back pain cause back trouble? Brain 127:2339-2347 [Full Text] [Abstract, Summary, Discussion]

Moseley,GL (2004) Impaired trunk muscle function in sub-acute neck pain: etiologic in the subsequent development of low back pain? Man Ther (9(3):157-163 PDF

Moseley,GL (2004) Why do people with CRPS1 take longer to recognise their affected hand? Neurology 62 2182-2186 [AbstractPDF

Moseley,GL (2004) Graded motor imagery is effective for long-standing complex regional pain syndrome – a randomised controlled trial. Pain 108(1-2): 192-198[Abstract and SlidesPDF

Moseley,GL (2004) Imagined movements cause pain and swellingNeurology 62 1644 [AbstractPDF

Moseley,GL, Nicholas,MK and Hodges,PW (2004) A randomized controlled trial of intensive neurophysiology education in chronic low back pain. Clin J Pain20(5):324-30

Wand BM, Bird C, McAuley JH, Doré CJ, MacDowell M, De Souza LH. (2004) Early intervention for the management of acute low back pain: a single-blind randomized controlled trial of biopsychosocial education, manual therapy, and exercise. Spine 29(21):2350-6. PDF

Moseley,GL (2004) Evidence for a direct relationship between normalisation of pain cognitions and improvement in physical performance in people with chronic low back pain after intensive educationEur J Pain 8,1: 39-45. PDF


Moseley,GL, Hodges,PW, Nicholas,MK (2003) Pain differs from non-painful attention-demanding or stressful tasks in its effect on postural control patterns of trunk muscles. Exp Brain Res 156(1):64-71 PDF

Lamoth,C, Daffertshofer,A, Meijer,OG, Moseley,GL, Wuisman,PIJM and Beek,PJ (2003) Effects of pain and fear of pain on trunk coordination during walking: Method and data. Clin Biomech 19(6):551-63 PDF

Moseley,GL, Brhyn,L, Ilowiecki,M, Solstad,K and Hodges,PW (2003) The threat of predictable and unpredictable pain: differential effects on central nervous system processing? Aus J Physioth 49: 263-267 PDF

Moseley,GL (2003) A pain neuromatrix approach to chronic pain rehabilitation.  Man Ther. 8 (3) 130-140 [Abstract]

Hodges,PW & Moseley,GL (2003) Pain and motor control of the lumbopelvic region: effect and possible mechanisms. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 13, 361-370 PDF

Hodges,PW, Moseley,GL, Gabrielsson,A and Gandevia,SC (2003): Experimental muscle pain changes feedforward postural responses of the trunk muscles. Exp Brain Res 151: 262-271 PDF

Moseley,GL (2003) Unravelling the barriers to reconceptualisation of the problem in chronic pain: The actual and perceived ability of patients and health professionals to understand the neurophysiology. J Pain 4(4) 184-189. PDF

Moseley,GL (2003) Joining forces – combining cognition-targeted motor control training with group or individual pain physiology education: A successful treatment for chronic low back pain. J Man Manip Ther 11, 88-94 *Cardon Award for Excellence in a Published Research Study, 2003 PDF

Moseley,GL, Hodges,PW and Gandevia,SC (2003) External perturbation of the trunk in standing humans results in differential activity of components of the medial back muscles. J Physiol 547, 581-587 [Free full text article] PDF


Moseley,L (2002) Promotion of knowledge leads to better patient outcomes. Comment  Aus J Physiotherapy 48 (4): 313-314

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