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.
Key Focus

Health Promotion & Healthy Ageing

Interdisciplinary health promotion and disease prevention programmes
Go to Key Focus
Key Focus

Clinical & Healthcare Research

Research, evaluation and development work aimed at improving dietetic, nursing and physiotherapy practice
Go to Key Focus
Key Focus

Education & Lifelong Learning for Health Professionals

High-quality, technology-based training and development solutions for the healthcare professions
Go to Key Focus

Selected projects

GAAS - Health literacy amongst teenagers

Gaas aims at developing health literacy of teenagers not in education, employment or training (NEET).

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.