The course takes place in period

4 (2022-03-14 to 2022-07-31)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to be familiar with
physiotherapy (PT)as a profession and a field of
science. Furthermore the students are expected
to
be able to use research in their studies and
bachelor thesis.

Learning outcomes

The students

  • can describe PT as a profession and as a
    discipline and are familiar with the historical
    roots
  • understand the meaning of different
    theoretical perspectives in relation to Pt
    practice and research
  • realize the importance of evidence based
    PT
  • can critically read research in PT and reflect
    on the meaning of the research in PT practice

Course contents

The development of PT as a profession and
science
The professional and scientific paradigm in PT
Theoretical concepts and different perspectives
in physiotherapy
Principles concerning evidence based practice in
PT
Critical appraisal of research in PT

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic course in Physiotherapy (introduction
course)

Previous course names

Development of research in physiotherapy

Additional information

The course language is Swedish. The course can be
held in English.
Obligatory seminar

Recommended or required reading

A selection of scientific reports in PT
Broberg, C & Tyni-Lenné, R . 2010.Sjukgymnastik
som vetenskap och profession.

Dedering Å & Wallin L. 2008. Från kunskap till
handling. Så använder sjukgymnaster forskning.
Fysioterapi 11/2008, 38-45.
Camilla Wikström-Grotell,Catharina Broberg, Siw
Ahonen & Katie Eriksson 2013. From Ling to the
academic era ? An analysis of the history of
ideas in PT from a Nordic perspective. European
Journal of Physiotherapy. Early Online: 1?13.

Wikström-Grotell C: Rörelse som värde, mening
och
känsla ? mot en humanvetenskaplig modell för
fysioterapi. Akademisk Avhandling. Åbo Akademi.
Painosalama Oy. Turku 2016.
https://www.doria.fi/bitstream/handle/10024/1273 External link
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8/wikstrom_camilla.pdf?sequence=2

www.wcpt.org External link /
Evidens Based Practice ? an overview
Reading tips for the clinician

  1. How to tell whether an article is worth
    reading
  2. Criteria for deciding the quality of an
    article
  3. Are study results good enough to be
    generalised?
    WCPT 2010. Description of Physical Therapy -
    What
    characterises physical therapy?
    http://www.wcpt.org/node/2960 External link
    referenslitteratur:
    Talvitie U, Karppi S-L & Mansikkamäki T. 2006.
    Fysioterapia. Helsinki: Edita
    Anttila H.Miten luen tutkimusartikkelin ja
    sovellan sitä? Fysioterapia 2/06
    Anttila H, Kettunen J. Miten luen
    katsausartikkelin? Fysioterapia 4/07
    Näytö asteen määrittely
    http://www.kaypahoito.fi/terveysportti/ekirjat.N External link
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    ytaartikkeli?p
    artikkeli=khk00021
    www.kuntoutusportti.fi External link

Study activities

  • Lectures - 12 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 6 hours
  • Small-group work - 18 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 41 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 10 hours
  • Seminars - 8 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Project work - reflecting evidence related to a
question with relevance in physiotherapy
practice

Teacher

  • Tallqvist Susanna
  • Wikström-Grotell Camilla

Examiner

Ring Joachim

Group size

No limit (31 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until date 2022-07-31

The timetable of the course

  1. Perioden
    Introduktion och instruktioner för examination
    (projektarbete)
    Evidensbaserad fysioterapi, olika typer av
    källor
    för evidens
    Kritisk granskning av fysioterapiforskning;
    tillämpning i praktiken.
    Verktyg för kvalitetsgranskning av artiklar.

Reserverad tid för eget arbete
grupparbete obligatorisk närvaro.
Grupphandledning (överenskommes med läraren)

Seminariedag , obligatorisk närvaro.

Course enrolment period

2022-02-28 to 2022-03-27

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2022-03-18 09:15 - 12:00 Kunskapsutveckling inom fysioterapi Föreläsning och början av gruppupgift 1 Tallqvist Susanna
2022-03-23 09:15 - 16:00 Kunskapsutveckling inom fysioterapi Eget arbete i smågrupper Tallqvist Susanna
2022-03-25 09:15 - 12:00 Kunskapsutveckling inom fysioterapi Föreläsning och presentation av gruppupgift 1 Tallqvist Susanna
2022-05-23 08:15 - 16:30 Kunskapsutveckling inom fysioterapi Eget arbete i smågrupper gruppupgift 2 Tallqvist Susanna
2022-05-24 09:15 - 16:00 Kunskapsutveckling inom fysioterapi Seminarium - presentation av gruppupgift 2 Tallqvist Susanna

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