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Effectiveness of app-delivered, tailored self-management support for adults with lower back pain-related disability: a selfBACK randomized clinical trial. [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
SANDAL, L.F., BACH, K., ØVERÅS, C.K., WIRATUNGA, N., COOPER, K, et al. [2021]. Effectiveness of app-delivered, tailored self-management support for adults with lower back pain-related disability: a selfBACK randomized clinical trial. [Dataset]. JAMA internal medicine [online], Online First. Available from: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2782459#supplemental-tab

SELFBACK is an evidence-based decision support system that supports self-management of nonspecific low back pain. In specific, SELFBACK provides the user with evidence-based advice on physical activity level, strength/ flexibility exercises, and educ... Read More about Effectiveness of app-delivered, tailored self-management support for adults with lower back pain-related disability: a selfBACK randomized clinical trial. [Dataset].

A national survey of community rehabilitation service provision for people with long Covid in Scotland. [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
DUNCAN, E., COOPER, K., COWIE, J., ALEXANDER, L., MORRIS, J. and PRESTON, J. 2021. A national survey of community rehabilitation service provision for people with Covid in Scotland. [Dataset]. Hosted on DataSTORRE [online]. Available from: https://datastorre.stir.ac.uk/

This dataset contains the item response data and the narrative responses of all 14 Directors of Allied Health Professions in Scotland to a survey conducted in October 2020 requesting information about their Health Board's delivery of long covid rehab... Read More about A national survey of community rehabilitation service provision for people with long Covid in Scotland. [Dataset].

Personalised exercise recognition towards improved self-management of musculoskeletal disorders. (2021)
Thesis
WIJEKOON, A. 2021. Personalised exercise recognition towards improved self-management of musculoskeletal disorders. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1358224

Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) have been the primary contributor to the global disease burden, with increased years lived with disability. Such chronic conditions require self-management, typically in the form of maintaining an active lifestyle whil... Read More about Personalised exercise recognition towards improved self-management of musculoskeletal disorders..

Pause time: a multi-perspective exploration of person-centred care in an acute hospital: an interpretative phenomenological analysis study with older people, families and staff. (2021)
Thesis
WHITTINGHAM, K.A. 2021. Pause time: a multi-perspective exploration of person-centred care in an acute hospital: an interpretative phenomenological analysis study with older people, families and staff. Robert Gordon University, DPP thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1358171

Since the turn of the 21st century, the term 'Person Centred Care' (PCC) has become integral to healthcare language in policy, education, research and practice. In several healthcare arenas, PCC has become synonymous with the delivery of high-quality... Read More about Pause time: a multi-perspective exploration of person-centred care in an acute hospital: an interpretative phenomenological analysis study with older people, families and staff..

Exploration of competency requirements and current training models in remote medical emergency response in the oil and gas industry of Nigeria: a mixed method study. (2020)
Thesis
OSAKWE ADAKPORIA, K.A. 2020. Exploration of competency requirements and current training models in remote medical emergency response in the oil and gas industry of Nigeria: a mixed method study. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1447366

Medical Emergency Response (MER) in remote work locations such as the Oil and Gas (O&G) industry industry might encounter challenges with potential delay in response time and negative consequences. The aim of this study was to explore current practic... Read More about Exploration of competency requirements and current training models in remote medical emergency response in the oil and gas industry of Nigeria: a mixed method study..

Transfer of learning from simulation to clinical practice in pre-registration healthcare student education. (2019)
Thesis
GOODHAND, K. 2019. Transfer of learning from simulation to clinical practice in pre-registration healthcare student education. Robert Gordon University [online], DPP thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Simulation has become an established pedagogy for teaching clinical skills to healthcare professionals and has been incorporated into pre-registration curricula internationally. Simulation can often be used to replace clinical practice hours and it i... Read More about Transfer of learning from simulation to clinical practice in pre-registration healthcare student education..

The demands of vertical ladder ergometer climbing relating to the wind energy industry. (2019)
Thesis
BARRON, P.J. 2019. The demands of vertical ladder ergometer climbing relating to the wind energy industry. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

The current medical fitness standard guidelines issued by Renewable UK for wind turbine technicians were adopted from the UK Fire and Rescue service. However, on the face of it, the two industries have different demands. This thesis aimed to ascertai... Read More about The demands of vertical ladder ergometer climbing relating to the wind energy industry..

Exploring occupational irritant hand dermatitis amongst healthcare workers in NHS Grampian. (2019)
Thesis
PAPADATOU, Z. 2019. Exploring occupational irritant hand dermatitis amongst healthcare workers in NHS Grampian. Robert Gordon University [online], DPP thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Occupational irritant hand dermatitis (OIHD) is emerging as an important risk caused by or made worse by work. OIHD can cause significant and long-term health issues, and can impact on an individual's employment. Healthcare workers (HCWs) are amongst... Read More about Exploring occupational irritant hand dermatitis amongst healthcare workers in NHS Grampian..

A proposed model of perceived motivationally-relevant social agent influence during athlete development. (2019)
Thesis
MCCANN, B.J.A. 2019. A proposed model of perceived motivationally-relevant social agent influence during athlete development. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

This thesis aimed to extend knowledge of the perceived motivationally-relevant influences of coaches, parents and peers during athlete development in sport. In doing so this thesis addressed existing limitations in research to date exploring social a... Read More about A proposed model of perceived motivationally-relevant social agent influence during athlete development..

The effect of position on the lumbar intervertebral disc. (2014)
Thesis
ALEXANDER, L.A.A. 2014. The effect of position on the lumbar intervertebral disc. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis comprises three phases with a combined aim which was to investigate the effect of position on the lumbar intervertebral disc (IVD). The effect of position on the lumbar IVD in asymptomatic subjects and subjects with discogenic low back pa... Read More about The effect of position on the lumbar intervertebral disc..

An artificially-intelligent biomeasurement system for total hip arthroplasty patient rehabilitation. (2012)
Thesis
LAW, E.J. 2012. An artificially-intelligent biomeasurement system for total hip arthroplasty patient rehabilitation. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This study concerned the development and validation of a hardware and software biomeasurement system, which was designed to be used by physiotherapists, general practitioners and other healthcare professionals. The purpose of the system is to detect... Read More about An artificially-intelligent biomeasurement system for total hip arthroplasty patient rehabilitation..