Research activities School of Health Professions
The latest publications and projects from the School of Health Professions.
Hiestand-Saho, Mariama; Sidibeh, Penda; Ernst, Markus,
European Journal of Physiotherapy.
Available from: https://doi.org/10.21256/zhaw-20312
BMC Health Services Research.
Available from: https://doi.org/10.21256/zhaw-20208
On-site multi-component intervention to improve productivity and reduce the economic and personal burden of neck pain in Swiss office-workers (NEXpro) : protocol for a cluster-randomized controlled trial.
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders.
Available from: https://doi.org/10.21256/zhaw-20183
Akhbari Ziegler, Schirin; Hadders-Algra, Mijna,
Available from: https://doi.org/10.21256/zhaw-20276
Definition and validation of use cases for the application of the MyoSuit
Different use cases for the MyoSuit, a technology to support daily live activities, will be developed together with prospective users and implementation guidelines for the most relevant use cases will be established. The user-centred approach will ensure a high benefit for users of the MyoSuit. The MyoSuit is designed to support people with muscle ...
Public COVID-19 pandemic discourses
The containment of the COVID19 pandemic relies heavily on the communication between public health organizations and individual social groups. Therefore, public discourses and discursive practices of specific audiences play a crucial role in the policy implementation during a pandemic. Through discourse analysis and qualitative interviews, the ...
Use of digital tools for socially isolated people in home care and their relatives during social distancing – digital support against social isolation (DASI)
pStroke is a serious burden for the health system and the affected individuals. Globally, around 16 million people per year experience a stroke for the first time, of which 5 million remain limited in their functionality and participation. Since improvements in functionality after a stroke take time and require many repetitions during exercises, ...
mHealthINX: The mental Health eXperience; Indication - iNtervention - eXperience
Mental Health (MH) is a sensitive, but important and urgent topic in occupational settings, which encompasses emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Stress can have deleterious effects on MH. The mHealthINX solution targets the support of older employees (50+) in stress management, MH promotion, and prevention of stress-related diseases ...