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Digital health and wearable technologies to support management of people with musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)
29 September, 15:30-16:30
1 hour
Audience: entire multidisciplinary team
Host: Prof Valerie Sparkes, director Biomechanics and Bioengineering Research Centre Versus Arthritis
Speakers: Dr Liba Sheeran, reader in physiotherapy, Dr Mohammad Al Amri, senior research fellow


Expect to understand the benefits of moving movement analysis from the laboratory to the clinical setting, and the role of wearable technology in clinical movement analysis for people with knee injury.

You'll learn about the role of machine learning in monitoring quality of movement and look at the journey driving technology into physiotherapy practice, including lessons learned from research to improve patient care.

The webinar will showcase digital health interventions to support MSD management, presenting working prototypes BACK-on-LINE and BACK-to-FIT.

Learning objectives

  1. Gain understanding of challenges and opportunities of health technology for management of MSDs
  2. Learn from specific examples of health technologies and how these can be used with patients
  3. Gain appreciation of the future opportunities of using AI to improve management of MSDs


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