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

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

Consultation material for nutrition counselling – by dieticians for dieticians

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

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.

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...