The Institute of Physiotherapy at Zurich University of Applied Sciences has a performance mandate in the four areas of academic teaching at bachelor and master level, research and development as well as continuing education and services. It follows the premise of a “Research and Teaching University”.
The institute mainly focuses on physiotherapeutic diagnostics and treatment as well as on physiotherapy in the context of health care. Research priorities are physical activity, supply and implementation research, analysis in the movement laboratory, new technologies as well as research and educational research. The team consists of specialists in physiotherapy, movement science and sports science, psychology and social science, who have broad experience in practice and research at home and abroad.