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Active Living

About us

This group aims to enable active living across the life span for healthy ageing, focussing on rehabilitation for people with musculoskeletal, neurological and respiratory conditions. Our interdisciplinary research involves close collaboration with colleagues in Engineering, Medicine, Primary Care, Psychology, and the Institute for Life Sciences.

Understanding the physiological and biomechanical mechanisms associated with normal and impaired function and recovery are key to achieving our objectives. Patient and public involvement (PPI) is central to all our research and ensures we continue to study what matters most to patients and our work translates to clinical practice.

Our three groups focus on:

ALT

Active Living Technologies

This theme’s research aims to enable lifelong active living to enhance musculoskeletal health and general health.

Neurorehabilitation

Neurorehabilitation

  This theme’s research aims to enable lifelong active living to enhance musculoskeletal health and general health.  

Respiratory

Respiratory

Breathing Research supports a range of projects from basic physiological investigations to therapeutic trials.

Allied Health Research Network

We engage actively in the Allied Health Research Network to support clinicians to take part in and utilise research in their practice.

Our group leads the Southern Central Hub of the Network promoting clinician led research.

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