Master's degree in Rehabilitation Science in Healthcare Professions

Applied Research Methodology - RICERCA SPERIMENTALE IN RIABILITAZIONE

Course code
4S01895
Name of lecturer
Nicola Smania
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Academic sector
MED/34 - PHYSICAL AND REHABILITATION MEDICINE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
1°anno 1°semestre LM dal Nov 14, 2016 al Mar 11, 2017.

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Lesson timetable

1°anno 1°semestre LM

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Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, students should have acquired basic strategies to perform a search of the literature using the common specialized search engines and not. They should have acquired the main research methods in rehabilitation with regard to different types of experimental design (single case study, RCT etc.). They should have acquired the main mode of execution of a research project and formulation of a data collection form. They will be able to transfer the data to a spreadsheet and to use simple methods of statistical analysis (graphics production, elementary analysis)

Syllabus

Teaching the necessary knowledge to prepare a scientific research starting from 'conception of the study to the analysis and presentation of data.
In particular will be taught the following: procedures to carry out a thorough review of the scientific literature by the major search engines (PubMed, Embase, Citrix, etc); criteria for selecting the experimental design and the most appropriate assessment procedures regarding the purpose of the study; procedures for the collection of data and their organization for the purpose of statistical analysis of the data; procedures for the data processing and presentation of results by means of graphics, tables etc; ideas for writing a scientific paper.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Sandrini Giorgio, Dattola Roberto Compendio di Neuroriabilitazione (Edizione 1) VERDUCI EDITORE S.R.L 2012 88-7620-861-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017






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