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.

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