Anne M Jensen

Anne M Jensen
University of Oxford | OX · Department of Primary Care Health Sciences

DC, MSc, DPhil

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Introduction
Anne M Jensen completed her DPhil (PhD) in the Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford. Anne does research in Complementary Therapies. Her current project is 'The Validity of Self and Surrogate Muscle Testing.'
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Additional affiliations
January 2009 - December 2010
Parker University
Position
  • Research Assistant
October 2007 - June 2013
University of Oxford
Position
  • Student
Education
October 2007 - June 2013
University of Oxford
Field of study
  • Evidence-based Health Care
October 2006 - August 2007
University of Oxford
Field of study
  • Evidence-based Social Interventions
April 2006 - December 2007
Capella University
Field of study
  • Psychology - Sports Psychology

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Publications (18)
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Research objective To determine if Muscle Response Testing (MRT) can be used to distinguish lies from truths using blind test patients. Design A prospective study of diagnostic test accuracy was carried out using MRT to distinguish lies from truth. Methods Twenty practitioners who routinely practised MRT were paired with 20 blind test patients (T...
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Anne M. Jensen, MSc, DC, DPhil, is a forward-thinking healer who earned her doctorate from Oxford University researching the validity of muscle testing. Through her background in chiropractic and psychology, her empathic ability and sense of curiosity, she developed HeartSpeak (www. heartspeak.me), a unique and empowering stress-reduction tool. Cor...
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Introduction: Muscle response testing (MRT) is an assessment method used by 1 million practitioners worldwide, yet its usefulness remains uncertain. The aim of this study, one in a series assessing the accuracy of MRT, was to determine whether emotionally arousing stimuli influence its accuracy compared to neutral stimuli. Methods: To assess dia...
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Research Objective: To investigate if grip strength via dynamometric muscle testing (DMT) could be used to distinguish lies from truth. Rationale: Although DMT is primarily used in the diagnosis of neuromusculoskeletal (NMS) disorders, previous studies have attempted to use other forms of muscle testing to detect conditions other than NMS. For ins...
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Background Manual muscle testing (MMT) is a non-invasive assessment tool used by a variety of health care providers to evaluate neuromusculoskeletal integrity, and muscular strength in particular. In one form of MMT called muscle response testing (MRT), muscles are said to be tested, not to evaluate muscular strength, but neural control. One establ...
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Background: Manual muscle testing (MMT) is a non-invasive assessment method used by a variety of manual therapists to evaluate neuromusculoskeletal integrity. Goodheart developed a technique, Applied Kinesiology, where muscles are tested, not to evaluate muscular strength, but neural control. Following Goodheart's work, a third type of MMT emerged,...
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Introduction Practitioners have used manual muscle testing (MMT) to assess neuromusculoskeletal integrity since early last century [1]. Since the 1960’s, chiropractors began using MMT to detect various other target conditions such as organ, endocrine or immune dysfunction [2]. Subsequently, a third distinct type of MMT has evolved, kinesiology-styl...
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The purpose of this case series is to describe the treatment and outcomes of a series of patients presenting with frozen shoulder syndrome who received a novel chiropractic approach (OTZ Tension Adjustment). The files of 50 consecutive patients who presented to a private chiropractic practice with frozen shoulder syndrome were reviewed retrospectiv...
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Objective: Pulse oximetry is used regularly to assess oxygen saturation levels. The objective of this commentary is to discuss a rationale for using pulse oximetry in chiropractic practice. Discussion: Pulse oximetry may offer doctors of chiropractic a way to monitor patients' oxygen saturation levels. Quantification of saturation values with heart...
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Objectives: The objective of this study was to determine whether giving a massage had an impact of the mental state of the massage therapist. Design: The design of this study was a randomized, controlled, blinded study with two parallel groups. Settings/location: This study was conducted at an accredited school of therapeutic massage in Dallas...
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General flexibility is a key component of health, well-being, and general physical conditioning. Reduced flexibility has both physical and mental/emotional etiologies and can lead to musculoskeletal injuries and athletic underperformance. Few studies have tested the effectiveness of a mind-body therapy on general flexibility. The aim of this study...
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Pulse oximetry is used regularly to assess oxygen saturation levels. The objective of this commentary is to discuss a rationale for using pulse oximetry in chiropractic practice. Pulse oximetry may offer doctors of chiropractic a way to monitor patients' oxygen saturation levels. Quantification of saturation values with heart rate may give clinical...
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Power has been shown to consistently predict rowing performance, yet traditional methods to improve power may negatively impact performance when coupled with endurance training. Neuro Emotional Technique (NET) has been found to reduce stress and anxiety, which are also known to impair performance. The aim of this prospective case series was to desc...
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The purpose of this case study is to describe the clinical course and treatment of a female patient with intermittent low back pain (LBP) that was associated with a uterine adenomyosis. A 45-year-old woman presented for chiropractic care with intermittent LBP of 4 years' duration. History revealed concurrent dysmenorrhea, menorrhagia, and a uterine...
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The aim of this article is to report how Neuro Emotional Technique (NET) was used for precompetitive anxiety in 2 power-lifting athletes. Two athletes (1 elite and 1 novice), who were participating in major competitions within 2 weeks of testing, were assessed for cognitive and somatic anxiety levels pre- and postintervention. Three psychometrics w...
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Specific phobia, the most common anxiety disorder, can disrupt lives, limit work efficiency, reduce self-esteem, and strain relationships. Current interventions show some degree of success, yet relapse is common. Consequently, the need for a more effective and durable intervention is evident. The purpose of this pilot study is to investigate the ef...

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