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Elina Pettersson, Matthias Rigal, Lea Heinrich & Maija Kangasperko SAMK
15.4.2019 | Wellbeing and health

European physioterapy teachers and students develop courses together

Students and their teacher from SAMK have developed physiotherapy education together with European partners in European Network of Physiotherapy in Higher Education (ENPHE). The online course Learning Clinical Reasoning has been planned together with physiotherapy educators and students from University of Vic-Central Catalonia University in Spain.
12.12.2018 | Teknologia

No more Science Fiction – Exoskeleton Robot Teaches How to Walk

Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) Research and Development Unit has made a significant investment by purchasing a robotized Indego exoskeleton made by Parker Hannifin Corporation. Exoskeleton is widely used for example in the rehabilitation of paralyzed patients but researchers are hoping to find also alternative applications for it.
Koulutuksessa tehtiin myös harjoituksia. Kuva: Xiao Chujun
30.10.2018 | Wellbeing and health

Education export of elderly care from SAMK to China started

Work with the aged and especially memory loss diseases are an area which interests in China as well as elsewhere in the world. Sari Teeri, Principal Lecturer, and Päivi Kankaanranta, Senior Lecturer, did pioneering work for SAMK with education export to China at the end of September. The one-week education was attended by around fifty professionals of elderly care in the Changzhou region, from orderlies to people with university degrees.