We are deeply appreciative of volunteer physiotherapists whose generosity supports the development of PEDro. We would particularly like to thank the following people who have been raters and/or translators during 2017: Adrian Traeger, Ana Cristina Castro Avila, Anna Valente, Anne Jahn, Antonella Daugenti, Antonia Gómez, Apurva Shrivastava, Charlotte Torp, Claudia Koeckritz, Claudia Sarno, Claudio Cordani, Cynthia Srikesavan, Daniele Emedoli, David Fernandez Hernando, Elena Resnati, Elisabetta Bravini, Elisabetta Sarasso, Etienne Soulet, Fereshteh Pourakzemi, Guloznur Karabicak, Ilkim Karakaya, Ivan Jurak, Jack Perisa, Jean-Philippe Regnaux, Jiaqi Zhang, Jose Ignacio Ortega, Junior Vitorino Fandim, Kathrin Fiedler, Kedar Mate, Koya Mine, Laura Crowe-Owen, Lorenzo Schiocchetto, Magdalena Rzewuska, Manuela Besomi, Marco da Roit, Matteo Gaucci, Matteo Locatelli, Mia Boye Nyvang, Michele Margelli, Michelle Lobo, Namik Birol, Nicola Ferri, Nicolas Ferrara, Nolwenn Poquet, Oscar Torres, Pedro Andreo, Ranganathan Arunmozhi, Roberto Iovine, Robyn Porep, Roy Daniell, Shana Garland, Sharon Parry, Simon Olivotto, Stefan Liebsch, Stefano Vercelli, Stephan Rostagno, Takayuki Miyamori, Tiziano Innocenti, Uwe Eggerickx, Winifried Backhaus.
PEDro employs a small number of staff. The staff for 2017 include: Anne Moseley (Manager); Courtney West (Administrator); Bruno Saragiotto, Emre Ilhan, Johnny Kang, Jooeun Song, Lakshmi Jayalath, Mandy Lau, Nina Wang, Patricia Parreira, Theresa Ford, Tie Yamato, Yen-Ning Lin (PEDro raters).
We particularly acknowledge the contribution of three staff who have left the PEDro team during 2017. First, Mandy Lau – Mandy rated over 7,500 trials plus translated the PEDro web-site into both simplified and traditional Chinese characters. Second, Bruno Saragiotto – Bruno rated over 600 trials plus initiated the PEDrinho newsletter and social media. Third, Tie Yamato – Tie rated over 500 trials, kept the indexing of guidelines up to date, and translated the PEDro scale training program into Portuguese. We wish Mandy, Bruno and Tie well with their future endeavours.