Journal of
the Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy

  • Abbreviation: J. Nig. Soc. Physiother.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 0331-3735
  • DOI: 10.5897/JNSP
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 62

Table of Content: January-June 2024; 23(1)

April 2024

Development of a contextualised physical activity programme to improve health outcomes among people living with HIV-related disability in Nigeria: A study protocol

Transitioning from a life-threatening infection resulting in acute illness to a long-term manageable condition implies that HIV management requires collaboration between primary care clinicians and rehabilitation teams. Recognized as an effective, safe, and beneficial health strategy, physical activity has been recommended in HIV management. However, despite its numerous benefits, there remains a low prevalence of...

Author(s): Temitope Oladejo, Hellen Myezwa, Adedayo Ajidahun and Sam Ibeneme

April 2024

Building the future physiotherapist: Transcending boundaries to creative thinking

Disruptive and undetermined events continue to give a new outlook to industries, including that of healthcare. Failure to continuously renew and standardize approaches among organized professions in healthcare, like physiotherapy, will continue to give more power to alternative health marketplaces, widen the knowledge-practice gap, reduce professional prestige and policy protection, slow down innovation, expand inter-...

Author(s): Shuaib Sani Shuaib

May 2024

Physical activity levels among people living with HIV in Lagos, Nigeria: Evaluation of adherence to recommended guidelines

In the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), people living with HIV (PLWH) experience increased longevity but also face a rising burden of HIV-related comorbidities and disabilities, impacting their quality of life. The WHO 2020 Guidelines have recommended lifestyle adjustments, such as physical activity, as a strategy to minimize the risk of HIV-related disabilities. However, there is insufficient data...

Author(s): Temitope Oladejo, Hellen Myezwa, Adedayo Ajidahun and Sam Ibeneme