Redeemer's University Physioculture Journal Project
Project Description[edit | edit source]
Physioculture is a journal of the Redeemers University Association of Physiotherapy Students (RAPS). The magazine is all about writing articles to educate people in the 21st century, especially those referred to as Gen Z, about the benefits and applications of physical therapy in everyday life. The journal writes about various topics related to physiotherapy, but mainly about preventing non-communicable diseases and educating the physiotherapy student community.
Project Instructors[edit | edit source]
Objectives[edit | edit source]
This project aims to improve student scientific communications, self-directed learning, and community service to the student community. This project will motivate students to develop the habit of teamwork to achieve a common goal in a corporate environment. It will also broaden their horizon on physiotherapy scientific subjects. Not only that this project will bring these students scientific writing abilities will it help them to develop leadership abilities through self-directed learning.
"'Specific objective of Redeemer's University Physioculture journal are:'"
- To educate the community of physiotherapists and physiotherapy students
- To educate a community of young people on physiotherapy activities
- To encourage young people to live healthily and have a smooth transition into adulthood
- To make avail physiotherapy information to the world through the physiopedia platform.
"'Participation of Redeemer's University Physiotherapy students in this project through Physiopedia will enable them to gain valuable skills such as' "
- Essential communication skills
- Scientific writing
- Improving their didactic learning and improving their understanding of various current trends in physiotherapy issues
- Improve their ability to find and disseminate physiotherapy evidence.
Project Dates[edit | edit source]
The first phase of this project will happen between 1st of August, 2022 to 30th October, 2022.
Instructions for Students[edit | edit source]
Professor A.L Oyeyemi (Head of Department) & Mr Tolulope ADENIJI are lecturers with Redeemer's University Ede, Nigeria.
Mr Afolabi is currently working in a Physiotherapy capacity (Clinical instructor) and will form part of the mentor.
Student Editorial Board
Oluwafikunayomi WOLE-BANKOLE, the journal editor-in-chief, and Bisola KADEBA, the associate editor.
Guidance to the students
You will be guided in a physical class and be mentored to write articles on Physiopedia using evidence-based materials.
You will work in small groups of 2 to 3 on their self-selected topics to develop pages on Physiopedia.
At the end of each month, you will be guided to write the article on your Physiopedia page for consideration with the Physiospot arm of the Physiopedia.
This is non-graded activity, and participation is solely voluntary through the endorsement of the student editorial board.
Guide to getting started
To get started you need to request a Physiopedia editing account.
Follow this link for students step by step guide and how to request a Physiopedia editing account.
Summary of the tasks
The task and actions will be as follows: