Verdenskongressen for fysioterapeuter tar form

The World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) har nå annonsert en liste over internasjonale foredragsholderne til verdenskongressen, som skal avholdes i Singapore 1. til 4. mai 2015.

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Programmet for WCPT-kongressen 2015 vil blant annet omfatte 25 symposier med foredragsholdere fra hele WCPT sine fem regioner. Her finner vi også et norsk navn; Jan Magnus Bjordal, Professor ved Forskningsgruppe i fysioterapi, Universitetet i Bergen, og professor II ved Høgskolen i Bergen (HiB). Tittel på innlegget er "Evidence based use of electrophysical agents for managing musculoskeletal pain". En rekke internasjonale forskere innen fysioterapifaglige emner er på plass, og programmet ser ut til å være bredt sammensatt.

Følgende symposier er bekreftet:

(In)activity and health in childhood onset disability across the lifespan: Janke de Groot (Netherlands), Tim Takken (Netherlands), Olaf Verschuren (Netherlands), Carol Maher(Australia), Lesley Wiart (Canada)

Advocacy in physical therapy: strategies for individuals and organisations; Emma Stokes (Ireland), Jonathon Kruger (Australia), Kenneth Harwood (United States of America), Jon Warren (New Zealand), Zola Dantile (South Africa)

Best practice for arm recovery post stroke: an international application; Steven Wolf (United States of America), Gert Kwakkel (Netherlands), Mark Bayley (Canada), Michelle McDonnell (Australia)

Braintrain: making the most of new technologies for stroke rehabilitation; Mindy F. Levin (Canada), Jane H. Burridge (United Kingdom), Sandeep K. Subramanian (Canada), John M. Solomon (India)

Chronic respiratory disease: high-quality evidence supports greater physiotherapy; intervention; Mark Elkins (Australia), Susan Jenkins (Australia), Judy Bradley (Ireland), Camila Schivinski (Brazil)

Critical updates in our understanding of chronic pain; G. Lorimer Moseley (Australia), Michael Thacker (United Kingdom), David Walton (Canada)

Emerging use of interactive technology in rehabilitation for young people; Hilda Mulligan (New Zealand), Jennifer L Rowland (United States of America), Marlene Sandlund (Sweden), Joanne Potterton (South Africa), Parimala Kanagasabai (New Zealand)

Evidence based use of electrophysical agents for managing musculoskeletal pain; Jan M Bjordal (Norway), David Baxter (New Zealand), Ernesto Leal Junior (Brazil), Gladys Cheing (China), Liisa Laakso (Australia)

Exercise adherence: integrating theory, evidence and behaviour change techniques; Jean Hay-Smith (New Zealand), Sarah Dean (United Kingdom), Helena Frawley (Australia), Doreen McClurg (United Kingdom), Chantale Dumoulin (Canada)

Exercise therapy for chronic pain: retraining mind & brain; Jo Nijs (Belgium), Rob Smeets (Netherlands), Mark Bishop (United States of America), Niamh Moloney (Australia)

Frontiers in clinical trials; Rob Herbert (Australia), Sallie Lamb (United Kingdom), Rebecca Craik (United States of America), Chris Maher (Australia)

Go baby go!: solutions for maximizing augmented mobility for children; Ginny Paleg (United States of America), Cole Galloway (United States of America), Elisabet Rodby-Bousquet (Sweden), Hsiang-Han Huang (Taiwan)

ICCRPT: Exercise training/rehabilitation for people with special health needs; Shane Patman (Australia), Cathy Evans (Canada), Natascha Plani (South Africa), Sumio Yamada (Japan)

Integrating evidence into lower limb prosthetic rehabilitation in today's world; Gillian Margaret Johnson (New Zealand), Lonwabo Godlwana (South Africa), Prasath Jayakaran (United Kingdom), Hemakumar Devan (New Zealand), Sara Drum (Ethiopia)

Integrating formative assessment mechanisms during student clinical-internships: global perspectives; Joy Karges (United States of America), Aliya Chaudry (United States of America), Ana Maria Rojas Serey (Chile), Kanda Chaipinyo (Thailand), Joyce Mothabeng (South Africa)

Managing information and measurement to achieve excellence in service provision; Robert Jones (United Kingdom), Fiona Jenkins (United Kingdom), Janice Mueller (New Zealand), Ina Diener (South Africa), Carolyn Oddo (United States of America)

Meeting the global challenge of pain education for physical therapists; Julia Hush (Australia), Kathleen Sluka (United States of America), Graciela Rovner (Sweden)

Muscle strength in cerebral palsy treatment: current issues and developments; Annet J. Dallmeijer (Netherlands), Karen J. Dodd (Australia), Diane L. Damiano (United States of America), Desiree B. Maltais (Canada), Nicholas F. Taylor (Australia)

Physiotherapy in the ICU: current evidence and practical applications; Michelle Kho (Canada), Bronwen Connolly (United Kingdom), Linda Denehy (Australia), Jennifer Zanni (United States of America)

Rehabilitation and Parkinson's disease: exercise is as important as medication; Gammon Earhart (United States of America), Colleen Canning (Australia), Lee Dibble (United States of America), Lynn Rochester (United Kingdom), Terry Ellis (United States of America)

Shoulder impingement syndrome: how does opinion regarding aetiology influence treatment?; Karen Ginn (Australia), Ann Cools (Belgium), Jeremy Lewis (United Kingdom), Jean-Sébastien Roy (Canada)

Stratified models of care for low back pain; Nadine E. Foster (United Kingdom), Jonathan C Hill (United Kingdom), Peter B O'Sullivan (Australia), John D Childs (United States of America), Mark J Hancock (Australia)

Strength training in physical therapy; Arto Hautala (Finland), Mark Richards (United States of America), Andrew Hills (Australia), Mikko Tulppo (Finland)

The third physical therapy summit on global health: health-based competencies; Elizabeth Dean (Canada), Gloria Umerah (Nigeria), Armele Dornelas de Andrade (Brazil), Anne Söderlund (Sweden), Margot Skinner (New Zealand)

Tendinopathy rehabilitation and ´tickets´ to treatment; Dylan Morrissey (United Kingdom), Peter Malliaras (Australia), Henning Langberg (Denmark), Alex Scott (Canada)

Kilde: wcpt.org

«WCPT ønsker å gjøre kongressen så engasjerende som mulig for så mange som mulig, enten de er fysioterapeuter i klinisk praksis, forskere eller lærere», sier Aimée Stewart, leder av kongressens vitenskapelige komitè.

WCPT-kongressen arrangeres hvert fjerde år i regi World Confederation for Physical Terapy.

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