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Prosthetics and Orthotics Theory 10,5 Credits

Course Contents

- evidence based practice in the clinical environment
- statistical methods for multivariate data analysis
- statistical power and power analysis
- analysis of non-parametric data
- health economics in prosthetics and orthotics
- methods for product development
- outcome measures and quality systems in health care
- reliability and validity of clinical measures
- interface mechanics - current research findings and trends
- embedded systems and applications within prosthetic and orthotic
- osseointegration - clinical applications and research findings
- amputee sports research


The requirement to enter this course is basic eligibility for higher education. The student must also have a passing grade in Ortopeadic Technology, basic course, 6 credits, Anatomy and physiology, basic course 7,5 credits, Anatomy and Physiology of the Musculo-Skeletal System, 4,5 credits, Linear algebra and function theory, 9 credits, Single Variable Calculus, 6 credits, Psychology, 7,5 credits, Scientific Methodology and Statistics, 6 credits, Pathology related to prosthetics and orthotics, 7,5 credits, Prosthetics and orthotics, rehabilitation, 6 credits, Biomechanics, 15 credits, Ortopaedic Technology, intermediate course, 30 credits. Furthermore the student must have attended in the Applied mechanics and material science course, 15 credits and the Ortopaedic Technology, deepening, 12 credits, or equivalent..

Level of Education: Undergraduate G2F
Course code/Ladok code: HOEN15
The course is conducted at: School of Health and Welfare

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
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Autumn 2017: Oct 23 - Dec 10
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Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
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