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Scientific Publications

Scientific Publications are a key part of LOCOMOTION outputs and impact. Their purpose is to disseminate the findings from our research with target audiences including, other researchers, clinicians, patients, and the public. Publications from the LOCOMOTION study are open-access, for the purposes of increasing visibility, accessibility, and impact of our research.

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Scientific publications from the LOCOMOTION study: (Most recent first)

Jordan Mullard, Ghazala Mir, Chantal Herbert, Sophie Evans, LOCOMOTION Consortium
‘You’re just a Guinea pig’: Exploring the barriers and impacts of living with long COVID-19: A view from the undiagnosed
Sociology of Health & Illness 2024. doi: 10.1111/1467-9566.13795 (PDF)

O'Connor R.J, Parkin A, Mir G, Mullard J, Baley S, Ceolta-Smith J, Rayner C.
Work and vocational rehabilitation for people living with long covid
BMJ 2024; 10:385:e076508. doi: 10.1136/bmj-2023-076508 (PDF)

Smith A, Greenwood D, Horton M, Osborne T, Goodwin M, Lawrence R.R, Winch D, Williams P, Milne R, The LOCOMOTION Consortium, Sivan M.
Psychometric analysis of the modified COVID-19 Yorkshire Rehabilitation Scale (C19-YRSm) in a prospective multicentre study

Diar Bakerly N. Smith N, Darbyshire J.L, Kwon J, Bullock E, Baley S, Sivan M, Delaney B.
Pathophysiological Mechanisms in Long COVID: A Mixed Method Systematic Review
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2024; 21, 473. doi: 10.3390/ijerph21040473 (PDF)

Greenhalgh T, Darbyshire J.L, Lee C, Ladds E, Ceolta-Smith J.
What is quality in long covid care? Lessons from a national quality improvement collaborative and multi-site ethnography
BMC Medicine 2024; 22, 159. doi: 10.1186/s12916-024-03371-6 (PDF)

Sivan M, Smith A.B, Osborne T, Goodwin M, Lawrence R.R, Baley S, Williams P, Lee C, Davies H, Balasundaram K, Greenwood D.C, LOCOMOTION Consortium.
Long Covid Clinical Severity Types Based on Symptoms and Functional Disability: A Longitudinal Evaluation.
Journal of Clinical Medicine 2024; 13(7):1908. doi: 10.3390/jcm13071908 (PDF)

Lee C, Greenwood D.C, Master H, Balasundaram K, Williams P, Scott J.T, Wood C, Cooper R, Darbyshire J.L, Espinosa Gonzalez A, Davies H.E, Osborne T, Corrado J, Iftekhar N, Rogers N, Delaney B, Greenhalgh T, Sivan M, LOCOMOTION Consortium.
Prevalence of orthostatic intolerance in long covid clinic patients and healthy volunteers: A multicenter study.
Journal of Medical Virology 2024; 96:e29486. doi: 10.1002/jmv.29486. (PDF)

Ladds E, Darbyshire J.L, Bakerly N.D, Falope Z, Tucker-Bell I.
Cognitive dysfunction after covid-19.
BMJ 2024; 384:e075387. doi: 10.1136/bmj-2023-075387. (PDF)

Kwon J, Milne R, Rayner C, Lawrence R.R, Mullard J, Mir G, Delaney B, Sivan M, Petrou S.
Impact of Long COVID on productivity and informal caregiving.
The European Journal of Health Economics 2023. doi: 10.1007/s10198-023-01653-z. (PDF)

Mansoubi M, Dawes J, Bhatia A, Vashisht H, Collett J, Greenwood D, Ezekiel L, O’Connor D, Leveridge P, Rayner C, Read F, Sivan M, Tucker-Bell I, Ward T, Delaney BMuehlhausen W, Dawes H, LOCOMOTION Consortium.
Digital home monitoring for capturing daily fluctuation of symptoms; a longitudinal repeated measures study: Long Covid Multi-disciplinary Consortium to Optimise Treatments and Services across the NHS (a LOCOMOTION study).
BMJ Open 2023; 13:e071428. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-071428. (PDF)

Evans R, Pick A, Lardner R, Masey V, Smith N, Greenhalgh T.
Breathing difficulties after covid-19: a guide for primary care
BMJ 2023; 381:e074937. doi: 10.1136/bmj-2023-074937. (PDF)

Espinosa-Gonzalez A.B, Master H, Gall N, Halpin S, Rogers N, Greenhalgh T.
Orthostatic tachycardia after covid-19.
BMJ 2023; 380:e073488. doi: 10.1136/bmj-2022-073488. (PDF)

Jordan M.C.R., Kawalek J, Parkin A, Rayner C, Mir G, Sivan M, Greenhalgh T.
Towards evidence-based and inclusive models of peer support for long covid: A hermeneutic systematic review.
Social Science & Medicine 2023; 115669. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2023.115669. (PDF)

Greenhalgh T, Sivan M, Delaney B, Evans R, Milne R.
Long covid - an update for primary care.
BMJ 2022; 378:e072117. doi: 10.1136/bmj-2022-072117. (PDF)
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Sivan M, Greenhalgh T, Darbyshire JL, et al; on behalf of the LOCOMOTION consortium.
LOng COvid Multidisciplinary consortium Optimising Treatments and servIces acrOss the NHS (LOCOMOTION): protocol for a mixed-methods study in the UK.
BMJ Open 2022; 12:e063505. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-063505. (PDF)


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Related publications from LOCOMOTION team members: (Most recent first)

Sivan M, Ormerod M, Maini R.
Does timely vaccination help prevent post-viral conditions?
BMJ 2023;383:p2633. doi: 10.1136/bmj.p2633. (PDF)

Sivan M, Rocha Lawrence R, O'Brien P.
Digital patient reported outcome measures platform for post-COVID-19 condition and other long-term conditions: user centred development and technical description.
JMIR Human Factors 2023 Oct 20;10:e48632. doi: 10.2196/48632. (PDF)

Sivan M, Mckeever V, Natt M, Newton J.
A global need for more awareness of dysautonomia in postviral syndromes.
J Med Virol 2023 Aug;95(8):e29048. doi: 10.1002/jmv.29048.

Iftekhar N, Sivan M.
Venous insufficiency and acrocyanosis in long COVID: dysautonomia.
Lancet 2023 Aug 12;402(10401):e9. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(23)01461-7.

Sivan M, Lawrence RR, Francis E.
Digital interactive patient reported outcome measures for long term conditions.
BMJ 2023 Aug 10;382:1816. doi: 10.1136/bmj.p1816. (PDF)

Sivan M, Greenhalgh T, Milne R, Delaney B.
Are vaccines a potential treatment for long covid?
BMJ 2022;377:o988. doi: 10.1136/bmj.o988. (PDF)

Sivan M, Ross D, Tarrant R, Davison J, Parkin A, Diskin H, France S, Sharda J, Gosling J, and Mishra S; for the WHO Europe team.
Support for Rehabilitation: Self-Management after COVID-19-Related Illness.
World Health Organization. Sept 2021. Available online.

Sivan M, Rayner C, Delaney B.
Fresh evidence of the scale and scope of Long Covid.
BMJ 2021;373:n853. doi: 10.1136/bmj.n853. (PDF)

Further Information

Visit our Impact page to see what impact these publications have had, through examples of clinician and patient feedback, publication metrics, and influence on national policies.

Other important scientific publications from the LOCOMOTION team are given in our News section whenever relevant.

Some articles from the study may be published in a pre-print format. These are articles that are published whilst awaiting peer review, to enable information to be accessible sooner. Details of any LOCOMOTION pre-prints can be found on our pre-prints page.