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Doctor Ruth Turk

Dr Ruth Turk

Associate Professor

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Dr Ruth Turk is a Lecturer and Physiotherapy Programmes (MSc andBSc) Lead and Manager within Health Sciences, University ofSouthampton. Under Ruth's leadership, the Physiotherapy programme at Southampton has been UK number one for three years in succession. Ruth’s clinical and published expertise is in neurological rehabilitation,and her PhD and post-doc mixed methods research has specifically been in the use of technologies for clinically applicable assessment tools and rehabilitation interventions. 

"Wearable sensors can provide information about amount and quality of arm and trunk movement, giving feedback to patients and providing them with a powerful incentive to aid their recovery from stroke."