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Title: Training preferences and motivation for rehabilitation in patients with neck pain
Authors: Verbrugghe, Jonas
Cuyvers, Bert
Advisors: TIMMERMANS, Annick
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: UHasselt
Abstract: MP2 scientific research "Training preferences and motivation for rehabilitation in patients with neck pain" by Bert Cuyvers & Jonas Verbrugghe Aim: The aim of this investigation is the inventory of training preferences and motives for motor rehabilitation of patients with neck pain. The second aim of this study is to evaluate to which extent patients with neck pain are familiar with the use of technologies. Methods: Semi-structured interviews were conducted based on the Neck Disability Index (NDI) and questions concerning technology use were inventoried. The technologies that were examined were: PC/laptop, tablet, smartphone, mobile phone, MP3 player. Results: Nineteen patients with neck pain (4 male/15 female; NDI=18,47, SD=5,77) have participated in this study. The average age was 40,67 years (SD=13,22). The skills these patients prefer to train on most are: lifting (household and work), driving a car, sitting (desk work and home), walking and ironing. The primary listed training preferences are related to household or work related activities. The motivation of patients for training on these skills pertains to: being fit for work (financial drive & participation in society), parenthood, partnership, hobby, household and personal health. Respondents with neck pain are familiar with the proposed technologies. A mobile phone/smartphone, computer/laptop and tablet are devices that are being used at least on a weekly basis by almost all patients. These electronic devices are used more often for personal use than for wor
Notes: master in de revalidatiewetenschappen en de kinesitherapie-revalidatiewetenschappen en kinesitherapie bij musculoskeletale aandoeningen
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/17247
Category: T2
Type: Theses and Dissertations
Appears in Collections: Master theses

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