St. Poelten University of Applied Sciences
St. Poelten, Lower Austria AUSTRIA
Barbara Wondrasch is physiotherapist since 1996 and sports physiotherapist since 1999. The focus of her clinical practice is within the field of traumatology, orthopedics and sports medicine. After getting the master´s degree in “Evidence-based Physiotherapy” (MSc) at the University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, she starts her PhD-studies at the Norwegian School of Sports Sciences in Oslo (Supervisor: Prof. May Arna Risberg). She finished the studies in 2015 and the title of her dissertation was “Rehabilitation for patients with focal articular cartilage lesions in the knee”.
Currently Barbara Wondrasch is working as a researcher and lecturer at the Department for Health and at the Institute for Healths Sciences at the St.Poelten University for Applied Sciences in Austria. Furthermore she is program director for the master program “GAIT- Gait analysis and rehabilitation” and for the master program “Applied Clinical Research in Health Sciences”. She has several publications in peer-reviewed international journals and gives regularly presentations and lectures on national and international conferences. The main topics of her scientific work are prehabilitation and rehabilitation for patients with osteoarthritis and cartilage injuries, outcomes of rehabilitation and prevention of musculoskeletal disorders.
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