Recent Submissions

  • The effect of robot mediated therapy on upper extremity dysfunction post stroke 

    Coote, Susan Barbara (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Physiotherapy, 2005)
    Stroke is the leading cause of acquired disability with upper extremity (UE) dysfunction being one of the residual deficits associated with stroke. Recovery of the UE is less than that of the lower extremity and contributes ...
  • An exploration of aspects of health affected by treatment for breast cancer using international classification of functioning, disability and health 

    Cooney, Marese (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Physiotherapy, 2014)
    The primary focus of this thesis is to explore aspects of health affected by treatment for breast cancer using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) framework. Given the increased ...
  • Physical activity and its promotion in a primary care population 

    Barrett, Emer (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Physiotherapy, 2015)
    The rising burden of non-communicable diseases signals a stark and growing threat to the world's health and physical inactivity coupled with an increasingly sedentary lifestyle are recognised as significant and persistent ...
  • Physical activity through the cancer trajectory 

    Walsh, Julie (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Physiotherapy, 2012)
    With earlier diagnosis and newer targeted treatments for cancer, the numbers expected to survive this diagnosis continue to increase. Therefore, the longer term health and well-being of cancer survivors is garnering increased ...
  • The influence of body mass on gait parameters 

    Sheehan, Katie (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Physiotherapy, 2012)
    This research assessed the relationship between increased body mass and gait. Previous literature has noted that a reduced velocity is adopted by overweight participants. Velocity has been shown to have a confounding ...

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