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The student will develop knowledge on the different experimental design in the field of research methodology in rehabilitation.
The student will increase knowledge on the available guidelines for the implementation of the experimental designs in the field of rehabilitation research.
The student will gain knowledge on the critical review of the literature regarding the methodology section and in particular on the choice of experimental design in rehabilitation.
Guidelines for the implementation of research: PICOT
Classification and description of experimental designs in rehabilitation:
- Randomized Controlled Trials
- Cross over Studies
- Non-randomized controlled trials
- Descriptive studies
- Case Studies:
° Cohort Study
° Cross-Sectional Study
° Case-control study
- Single case studies and case series
Description of the implementation of guidelines for the different types of studies:
- Consort Guidelines
- Strobe Guidelines
- Guidelines for Single Studies
- Tidier Checklist
|Pomponio G., Colosso A.||EBM e metodologia della ricerca per le professioni sanitarie||CG Edizioni Medico Scientifiche. Torino||2005|
|CONSORT – CONsolidated Standards Of Reporting Trials.||The CONSORT Statement||http://www.consort-statement.org/||2010|
Written exam in which the student will show in-depth knowledge on the different experimental designs.