The Institute of Health Sciences brings together the core competences in courses offered by the Department of Health Sciences – dietetics, digital healthcare, healthcare and nursing, and physiotherapy – in three complementary and interdisciplinary research topics.
Health Promotion & Healthy Ageing
Interdisciplinary health promotion and disease prevention programmesGo to Key Focus
Clinical & Healthcare Research
Research, evaluation and development work aimed at improving dietetic, nursing and physiotherapy practiceGo to Key Focus
Education & Lifelong Learning for Health Professionals
High-quality, technology-based training and development solutions for the healthcare professionsGo to Key Focus
Ernährungstherapie in Kombination mit Bewegungstherapie, um die Lebensqualität von Arthrosepatient*innen zu steigern.
Evaluation of the effectiveness of rehabilitation measures after reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament using simplified gait analysis
Establishing advanced analysis methods for modelling, classification and similarity retrieval of gait patterns to enable novel data-driven ways to access 3D gait databases
Investigating a new treatment approach for patients with knee osteoarthritis
Proof of Concept of an interdisciplinary online-course offering guidance on how to deal critically with information provided by social media sites.
Addresses the need for furthering digital rehabilitation and the competences it requires
Aligning interprofessional education and collaboration in practice, using promising regional experiences for international exchange
Networking and further development of training and teaching programmes in dietetics/dietology
The „Laboratory for Capturing Motion and Augmenting Environment in Motor Rehabilitation“ will enable innovative projects and excellent research in Austria
Illustrated and comprehensive advisory material to support dieticians in their daily work.
Automatic gait pattern analysis for robust classification of functional deficits. Intelligait aims at developing automated methods to analyze and classify gait patterns.
“FitDaheim” is a new training programme, based on physiotherapy and ergotherapy. The programme is supposed to promote movement within the target group of senior citizens and function as a prophyla...
The aim of the Children’s KNEEs Study is to analyze altered biomechanical movement strategies in obese children during walking and stair climbing and to develop a specific training program for them.