Our research priorities are physical activity, supply and implementation research, analysis in our movement laboratory, new technologies as well as research and educational research.
Educational Activities for Health Professionals
eHealth is defined as "the integrated use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for the design, support and networking of all processes and participants in the healthcare sector" (BAG 2007). eHealth is a term for the general use of ICT in health care to improve the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and ...
Direct Access to Physiotherapy in Switzerland
Cross-cultural translation, adaptation and validiation of the Pediatric Evaulation of Disability Inventory (PEDI) für den deutschsprachigen Raum in Europa
Introduction Current developments in the health sector have promoted the necessity of having valid and reliable assessments in practice in Switzerland. Occupational therapists as a member of a caring profession are concerned with the integration of people with disabilities into community living and the promotion of ...
Cultural factors on the rehabilitation of back pain
Low back pain (LBP) is one of the major concerns in health care. In Switzerland, musculoskeletal problems represent the third largest illness group with 9.4 million consultations per year. The return to work rate is increased by an active treatment program and saves societal costs. However, results after ...