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
Automatic gait pattern analysis for robust classification of functional deficits. Intelligait aims at developing automated methods to analyze and classify gait patterns.
Networking and further development of training and teaching programmes in dietetics/dietology
Investigating a new treatment approach for patients with knee osteoarthritis
“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.