Editor-in-Chief Alan Jette talks with Ward Heij about his study on the effectiveness of a personalized physical therapy approach called Coach2Move for older adults in the Netherlands.
They discuss the pros and cons of pragmatic trials and how this study is a blueprint for translating evidence-based practice for the clinic. Heij is co-author of the article "Implementing a Personalized Physical Therapy Approach (Coach2Move) Is Effective in Increasing Physical Activity and Improving Functional Mobility in Older Adults: A Cluster-Randomized Stepped Wedge Trial."
Alan M. Jette, PT, PhD, FAPTA, is editor-in-chief of PTJ: Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Journal.
Ward Heij, MSc, is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Utah and is affiliated with Radboud University Medical Center, Radboud Institute for Health Sciences, IQ Health Care Nijmegen, the Netherlands.