PTCU Excellence and Innovation Unit Project

Course Description[edit | edit source]

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This project forms a part of the Excellence and Innovation Unit EIU objectives at the Faculty of Physical Therapy Cairo University to facilitate an environment within the college that encourages and supports student research projects by providing resources, mentorship, and opportunities for students to engage in academic investigations, develop critical research skills, and contribute to their fields of study. Students will work in groups of 2 to 4 to create or review pages related to the Software Applications in Musculoskeletal Assessment as a non-graded assignment within Physiopedia Platform.

Course Instructor[edit | edit source]

Aya Alhindi

Afaf Tahoon

Eman Ahmed Embaby

Project Objectives[edit | edit source]

  • Promote a dynamic learning environment that encourages both independent and team problem-solving skills.
  • Reinforce didactic learning while enhancing written communication skills.
  • Foster team building and team role awareness among students.
  • Enhance understanding of evaluating and rehabilitating musculoskeletal dysfunctions.
  • Develop the skills and ability to critique existing literature and evidence-based premises objectively.
  • Value the sharing of knowledge via an open international platform for physiotherapists and other students worldwide.
  • Develop technical skills necessary to share evidence-based information within the physiotherapy community, contributing to its advancement.

Instruction to Students[edit | edit source]

Full instructions will be provided to the students during the facilitation session in the college. Please ensure that you add the project template to any page you create or review. This will ensure that nobody else edits the page while you are working on it!

Articles[edit | edit source]

The list can be expanded

Pages to create[edit | edit source]

  • Software Application for Balance Assessment
  • Software Application for Scoliosis Assessment
  • Artificial Intelligence in Physiotherapy
  • Polarised Light Therapy
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Neuropathic Gait
  • Light Emitting Diode Therapy

Pages to review[edit | edit source]