We have a strong postgraduate research programme in the Physiotherapy Department, accepting students from all over Africa with the aim of developing them as academics in order to strengthen the profession across the continent.
The Department of Physiotherapy has a high research output, with staff members publishing regularly in both local and international journals, and presenting at conferences all over the world. We aim to produce research that has a high impact on driving the profession forward, as well as improving patient care in the health system. We also actively include our undergraduate students in research projects that are registered by staff members, exposing them to real-world research at the boundaries of our understanding of the world.
Staff in the department of physiotherapy are actively engaged in a variety of research projects in a diverse range of high-level domains, including community-based rehabilitation, neuroscience, chronic diseases of lifestyle, and clinical education. We currently have the following active projects in progress.
The upsurge in the use of clinical prediction models in general medical practice is a result of evidence-based practice. However, the total number of clinical prediction rules (CPRs) currently being used or undergoing impact analysis in the management of patients who have sustained spinal cord injuries (SCIs) is unknown. This scoping review will describe the […]