Applied Science and Neurohebalitation in Stroke

Programme code:  GKO-NRWM-13
Semester:   Fall and Spring 
Number of ECTS:  30 
Language of instruction:  English 

Profile of the programme

The first module of the minor programme is focussed on the multidisciplinary rehabilitation towards physical activity of stroke patients. All relevant knowledge is shared in lectures, workshops and small projects.

The second module of the minor programme is linked to a research programme SUSTAIN: investigating and stimulating walking activity in stroke. Students will participate in this research programme, assisting assessments with participants, scheduling tests, literature searches etc. Supporting lectures and workshops on performing research such as design, ethics, reviewing the literature and analyses are provided.

Entry requirements

Students of Nursing Schools, Physiotherapy Schools from semester 5.

Course structure diagram

Course unit title  Number of ECTS 
Multidisciplinary approach in Enhancing Physical Activity in Stroke  
Exercise Physiology and Physical Activity in Stroke
Cognitive impairment, Pusher Behaviour  and Physical Activity after Stroke
Design and ethics of Applied Research 
Literature review
Analyses in research 


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