#Health Sciences

Under the heading of Health Sciences, the St. Pölten UAS combines expertise from the fields of dietetics, physiotherapy, healthcare and nursing, and digital healthcare in the research areas of Health Promotion & Healthy Ageing, Clinical & Healthcare Research and Education & Lifelong Learning for Health Professionals.

Projects

ELSA- Evaluation of simple gait analysis devices

Evaluation of the effectiveness of rehabilitation measures after reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament using simplified gait analysis

HIPstar

Evaluation of the accuracy of non-invasive hip joint centre estimation methods for clinical gait analysis in children and adolescents

VisOnFire. Understanding and visualizing workflows

Visual Analysis of Large and Heterogeneous Scientific Workflows for Analytical Provenance. - A new visual forensic tool realizes the visualisation of data analysis workflows and helps to increase the ...

Evaluating technical measuring accuracy

Evaluating the technical measuring accuracy of a 3D monitoring system for the continuous tracking of lumbar spine movements

Train & Win - "FitDaheim"

“FitDaheim” is a new training programme, based on physiotherapy and ergotherapy. The programme is supposed to promote movement within the target group of senior citizens and function as a prophyla...

Publications

Slijepcevic, D., Raberger, A.-M., Zeppelzauer, M., Dumphart, B., Breiteneder, C., & Horsak, B. (2019). On the usefullness of statistical parameter mapping for feature selection in automated gait classification. In Book of Abstracts of the 25th Conference of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB). Vienna, Austria.
Slijepcevic, Djordje, Zeppelzauer, Matthias, Schwab, Caterine, Raberger, Anna-Maria, Breiteneder, Christian, & Horsak, Brian. (2019). Input Representations and Classification Strategies for Automated Human Gait Analysis. Gait & Posture, in Revision.
Dahnert, M., Rind, A., Aigner, W., & Kehrer, J. (2019). Looking beyond the horizon: Evaluation of four compact visualization techniques for time series in a spatial context. ArXiv:1906.07377 [Cs].
Rind, A., Wagner, M., & Aigner, W. (2019). Towards a Structural Framework for Explicit Domain Knowledge in Visual Analytics. In Proc. Workshop on Visual Analytics in Healthcare (VAHC 2019).
Horsak, B. (2019). Reliabilität von Messergebnissen in der Gang- und Bewegungsanalyse – Erfahrungsbericht zu gängigen Maßzahlen. Invited talk presented at the GAMMA Workshop im Rahmen des 11. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Biomechanik, Berlin.
Kohlenberg-Müller, K., Ramminger, S., Kolm, A., Barkmeijer, A., Gast, C., Adam, M., … Valentini, L. (2019). Nutrition assessment in process-driven, personalized dietetic intervention - The potential im-portance of assessing behaviour components to improve behavioural change: Results of the EU-funded IMPECD project. Clinical Nutrition ESPEN, 32(8), 125–134. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clnesp.2019.03.017
Horsak, B., Schwab, C., Baca, A., Greber-Platzer, S., Kreissl, A., Nehrer, S., … Wondrasch, B. (2019). Effects of a lower extremity exercise program on gait biomechanics and clinical outcomes in children and adolescents with obesity: A randomized controlled trial. Gait & Posture, ePub ahead of print. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2019.02.032
Vanherle, K., Werkman, A., Baete, E., Barkmeijer, A., Kolm, A., Gast, C., … Valentini, L. (2018). Monitoring and Outcome Evaluation in different Dietetic Care settings: Suggestions for a standard model. Posterpräsentation presented at the EFAD Conference, Rotterdam.
Werkman, A., Kolm, A., Adam, M., Vanherle, K., Kohlenberg-Müller, K., Roemeling-Walters, M., … Buchholz, D. (2018). Process Models in Dietetic Care – A Comparison between Models in Europe. Posterpräsentation presented at the EFAD Conference, Rotterdam.
Kolm, A., Vanherle, K., Werkman, A., Valentini, L., Kohlenberg-Müller, K., de Nooijer, J., & van Merrienboer, J. (2018). IMPECD – Improvement of Education and Competences in Dietetics. Posterpräsentation presented at the AMEE - International Association for Medical Education, Basel.

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