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Hi Martina Bendt, PhD student at the Division of Physiotherapy. On November 18 you will defend your thesis "Adults living with spina bifida – From health and living conditions to motor-cognitive performance", what's the main focus of the thesis?
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Christina Opava, professor emerita at the Division of Physiotherapy is awarded the EULAR Health Professionals in Rheumatology Lifetime Achievement Award 2022 for her work within rheumatology.
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Hi Andrea Porserud, PhD student at the Division of Physiotherapy, NVS. On June 3 you will defend your thesis ”Taking physical rehabilitation after abdominal cancer surgery further – by enhanced recovery and physical activity”, what's the main focus of the thesis?
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Few physiotherapists provided rehabilitation services remotely to older adults or patients with neurological diseases during the pandemic, according to a new study from Karolinska Institutet published in BMC Health Services Research. The result sheds light on the importance of strengthening the expertise regarding remote rehabilitation services among physiotherapists, and to develop user-friendly digital tools for rehabilitation.
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Elisabeth Rydwik, docent at the Divison of Physiotherapy, has been appointed as new research group leader at NVS. She heads the newly formed research group "Rehabilitation, collaboration and aging".
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Medication for Parkinson's disease reduces many of the symptoms that affect patients, but often the problems associated with impaired balance and increased risk of falls and injuries remain. A new study in the journal NPJ Parkinson's Disease provides an in-depth picture of balance training as a treatment for Parkinson's. The partly disappointing results suggest that exercise programmes may need to be intensified or personalized to a greater extent, and that more research is required.
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Maria Kowalski-Jahn and Hannes Schihada, two postdocs in the Schulte laboratory, have used a novel technology of fluorescently labelling receptors with a minimally invasive technique and detecting structural rearrangements in a receptor molecule in living cells. These experiments pinpointed how FZDs respond to WNT stimulation by conformational changes in the extracellular domain of the receptor.
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Malin Nygren-Bonnier, docent and senior lecturer at Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hosptial has been awarded Physiotherapist of the Year 2021, by the Swedish Association of Physiotherapists. She is honored for her work with rehabilitation after COVID-19.
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Hi there, Anna Svensson-Raskh, PhD student at the Division of Physiotherapy! On June 18 you will defend your thesis “Mobilization immediately after elective abdominal surgery – Respiratory effects and patients' and healthcare professionals' experiences". What is the main focus of your thesis?
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For decades, scientists have studied the health benefits of exercise – but this research has largely ignored the fact that how you spend the rest of the day may also matters. Instead of the recommendation that everyone should strive to achieve 150 minutes of weekly exercise, our results show physical activity recommendations can been more personalized. People can adopt a combination of activity that works best for them.
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Be resilient, work hard – and have fun! In a conversation about their journey to becoming professors, Erika Franzén and Maria Hagströmer gave good advice to junior researchers.
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Malin Nygren-Bonnier, docent and head of the Division of Physiotherapy has been awarded a research grant from the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation.
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Hi Roman Kuster, PhD student at the Division of Physiotherapy! On March 12 you will defend your thesis “Advancing the measurement of sedentary behaviour – Classifying posture and physical (in-) activity”. What’s the main focus of the thesis?
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Hi Sebastian Lindblom, PhD student at the Division of Physiotherapy! On January 8 you will defend your thesis “Understanding the links : the exploration of care transitions between hospital and continued rehabilitation in the home after stroke”. What’s the main focus of the thesis?
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Christina H. Opava summarized her career at KI in an entertaining talk prior to her retirement, led by Yvonne Enman, journalist and honorary doctor at KI.
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This spring the first version of the mHealth service tRAppen will be released. It is hoped that it will provide patients with better opportunity to take responsibility for and affect their health positively. The development of tRAppen is described in a thesis who Åsa Revenäs, physiotherapist and PhD at the Division of Physiotherapy, defended on the 5th of February 2016.
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