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.
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Health Promotion & Healthy Ageing

Interdisciplinary health promotion and disease prevention programmes
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Clinical & Healthcare Research

Research, evaluation and development work aimed at improving dietetic, nursing and physiotherapy practice
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Education & Lifelong Learning for Health Professionals

High-quality, technology-based training and development solutions for the healthcare professions
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Selected projects

NUMOQUA - Nutrition and movement to improve quality of life with knee osteoarthritis

Combining exercise therapy with nutritional therapy to improve the quality of life of patients with osteoarthritis.

ELSA- Evaluation of simple gait analysis devices

Evaluation of the effectiveness of rehabilitation measures after reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament using simplified gait analysis

INPRO - ¡nterprofessionalism in action!

Aligning interprofessional education and collaboration in practice, using promising regional experiences for international exchange

Consultation material for nutrition counselling – by dieticians for dieticians

Illustrated and comprehensive advisory material to support dieticians in their daily work.

Train & Win - "FitDaheim"

“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 Children's KNEEs Study

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.