About the Authors

Jennifer M. Ryan

Jennifer.Ryan@brunel.ac.uk

Affiliations School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, Institute of Environment, Health and Societies, Brunel University London, United Kingdom

Owen Hensey

Affiliation Central Remedial Clinic, Dublin, Ireland

Brenda McLoughlin

Affiliation Central Remedial Clinic, Dublin, Ireland

Alan Lyons

Affiliation Department of Physiotherapy, Enable Ireland, Cork, Ireland

John Gormley

Affiliation School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JMR OH BMcL AL JG. Performed the experiments: JMR. Analyzed the data: JMR. Wrote the paper: JMR OH BMcL AL JG.