Rehabilitation and Sustainable Health

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Unit profile


The group is led by Professor Christina Brogårdh, and includes senior and junior researchers as well as doctoral students. A visiting professor and persons employed at Skåne University Hospital are also affiliated to the group. The research and teaching comprises several areas: - Neurorehabilitation; such as recovery and fatigue after stroke; new rehabilitation methods to improve sensorimotor function for upper and lower extremity; and aging with late effects of polio. - Mental health; such as body awareness and movement quality in young people with autism - Global health and access to rehabilitation in low-income countries - Physical activity in people with various diseases and its effect on physical and mental health - Lymphedema after cancer treatment; measurements and effects of compression therapy and exercise The goal of the research is that people with various diseases shall experience a higher quality of life and a sustainable health.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Collaborations the last five years

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