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Embedding transitional skills. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
BURGESS, K. 2023. Embedding transitional skills. Presented at the 2023 British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences heads of department virtual event (BASES HoD virtual event 2023), 8 November 2023, [virtual event].

This presentation covers the concepts of "student transitions" and "transitional skills". It describes some overarching approaches to transitional skill enhancement, before examining each transitional skill in more detail and providing examples.

Enhancing student experience through alumni engagement: building a lifelong community. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
BURGESS, K. 2023. Enhancing student experience through alumni engagement: building a lifelong community. Presented at the 2023 International higher education teaching and learning annual conference (HETL 2023): re-imagining education: collaboration and compassion, 12-14 June 2023, Aberdeen, UK.

During academic session 2022/23, a graduate engagement project was undertaken for the BSc(Hons) Applied Sport and Exercise Science course at Robert Gordon University. The aim of the project was to enhance students' knowledge of possible career pathwa... Read More about Enhancing student experience through alumni engagement: building a lifelong community..

Evaluation of a university peer exercise and community activity placement (PECAP) model. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
MATHERS, J. and MORAN, P. 2023. Evaluation of a university peer exercise and community activity placement (PECAP) model. Presented at the 2023 International higher education teaching and learning annual conference (HETL 2023): re-imagining education: collaboration and compassion, 12-14 June 2023, Aberdeen, UK, poster P34.

Gilligan (2014) indicates the most memorable learning occurs on placement, where students integrate and apply knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values to real situations, facilitating re-scaffolding of knowledge and deep learning. Challenges in provi... Read More about Evaluation of a university peer exercise and community activity placement (PECAP) model..

North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) host Drs. Carl Counsell and Angus Macleod: live Q and A. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
JONES, J., COUNSELL, C. and MACLEOD, A. 2023. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) host Drs. Carl Counsell and Angus Macleod: live Q and A. Presented at the NoSPRIG podcast webinar, 8 February 2023, [virtual event]. Hosted on Parkinson's UK [online]. Available from: https://tinyurl.com/5ehrtz7t

This webinar focused on a live question and answer session with Dr. Carl Counsell and Dr. Angus Macleod, following from their separate contributions to episodes 1 and 2 of the first series of the North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group... Read More about North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) host Drs. Carl Counsell and Angus Macleod: live Q and A..

Community as an extended classroom: evoking curiosity and collaboration. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
ZAMAN, Q.M., MORRISON, S., FRYER, D. and RAION, S. 2022. Community as an extended classroom: evoking curiosity and collaboration. Presented at the 2022 RGU annual learning and teaching conference (RGU LTC 2022): enhancing for impact, 21 October 2022, Aberdeen, UK.

The teaching method, entitled "Community as Extended Classroom" (CeC), is the theme of this presentation. CeC is a trans-disciplinary pedagogical method in teaching subjects of cities, health, populations and society. The objective of CeC is to enabl... Read More about Community as an extended classroom: evoking curiosity and collaboration..

Feasibility and acceptability of PDConnect: a collaborative approach to physical activity for people with Parkinson's. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
JONES, J., ALEXANDER, L., HANCOCK, L. and COOPER, K. 2022. Feasibility and acceptability of PDConnect: a collaborative approach to physical activity for people with Parkinson's. Presented at the 2022 International congress of Parkinson's disease and movement disorders (MDS 2022), 15-18 September 2022, Madrid, Spain.

The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and acceptability of a novel collaborative telehealth-based physical activity intervention for people with Parkinson's. The benefits of physical activity for people with Parkinson's (PwP) are wide... Read More about Feasibility and acceptability of PDConnect: a collaborative approach to physical activity for people with Parkinson's..

Exercise therapy for the treatment of tendinopathies: a scoping review. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
ALEXANDER, L., HARRISON, I., MORRISSEY, D., SWINTON, P., MOSS, R., GREIG, L. and COOPER, K. 2021. Exercise therapy for the treatment of tendinopathies: a scoping review. Presented at 2021 Virtual physiotherapy UK (VPUK 2021), 5-6 November 2021, [virtual conference].

Purpose: Tendinopathy is a common condition leading to pain, disability and reduced quality of life/participation. Due to many tendinopathies having a chronic or recurrent course, there is a need to identify effective, evidence based practice for thi... Read More about Exercise therapy for the treatment of tendinopathies: a scoping review..

Development of a complex intervention to support exercise self-management for people with Parkinson's. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
JONES, J., ALEXANDER, L., HANCOCK, E. and COOPER, K. 2021. Development of a complex intervention to support exercise self-management for people with Parkinson's. Presented at 2021 Virtual physiotherapy UK (VPUK 2021), 5-6 November 2021, [virtual conference].

Purpose: The value of exercise for people with Parkinson's (PwP) is undisputed, and is associated with improved health outcomes and potential to slow down the rate of symptom decline. However, the optimum means to support long-term participation in e... Read More about Development of a complex intervention to support exercise self-management for people with Parkinson's..

Development of a student-led pulmonary rehabilitation maintenance clinic. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
KNIGHT, S. 2021. Development of a student-led pulmonary rehabilitation maintenance clinic. Presented at the 2021 Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care annual conference (ACPRC 2021), 23-24 April 2021, [virtual event].

The emergence of SARS coronavirus-2 has disrupted education and requires attention from Health Sciences educators. Logistical challenges and concerns for patient safety are evident, recognising that students may potentially spread the virus when asym... Read More about Development of a student-led pulmonary rehabilitation maintenance clinic..

Mindfulness in the classroom: research project summary. (2020)
Presentation / Conference
BUCHANAN, N., HARRISON, I. and CRAWFORD, I. 2020. Mindfulness in the classroom: research project summary. Presented at 2020 (Robert Gordon University) RGU's annual Learning and teaching conference (LTC 2020): RGU professionals 4.0, 28 April 2020, [virtual conference].

According to Henning et al. (2018) universities in the United Kingdom are experiencing unpresented rises in incidences of reported anxiety and stress in student populations. It is likely that this has been compounded by the current pandemic. Mindfuln... Read More about Mindfulness in the classroom: research project summary..