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This page lists opportunities to be involved in chest, heart and stroke research. If you are interested in taking part in any of the opportunities, please contact the recruitment contact listed in the entry.
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Funded By: University of Strathclyde
Location: The National Centre for Prosthetics and Orthotics (NCPO) at the University of Strathclyde
Recruitment End Date: 30/09/2019
The Biomedical Engineering Department of the University of Strathclyde would like to recruit stroke patients in order to study the performance of load sensors attached to a lower leg splint...
Funded By: Chief Scientist Office
Location: Focus groups will be carried out on the University of Strathclyde’s campus. However, we are also able to travel to participants, if this is more convenient. The survey may be completed online, or, if participants prefer, a paper copy can also be arranged.
Recruitment End Date: 30/11/2019
Researchers at the University of Strathclyde are running a project to find out what factors motivate and deter people from getting their seasonal flu vaccination. They are looking for people...
Location: University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Recruitment End Date: 01/12/2019
This project is an intensive eight-week upper limb rehabilitation programme. Approximately 70% of stroke survivors are left with movement problems and only approximately 5% regain full arm function. The arm...
Funded By: The University of Dundee
Location: Ninewells Hospital, Dundee
Recruitment End Date: 01/01/2020
Diagnosis of stroke can be difficult if symptoms are mild or resolve quickly, or if the symptoms are unusual. Stroke patients have different balance and gait patterns from healthy people....
Funded By: Glasgow Caledonian University
Location: Online and at home
People affected by stroke can experience difficulties with their mood (e.g. stress, anxiety, and depression). Stroke survivor and caregiver mood is linked. Mindfulness meditation increases present moment awareness and can...
Funded By: Self-funding
Location: Anywhere suitable for the participant.
Recruitment End Date: 01/07/2020
This PhD project investigates the effects of using the internet to online self-diagnose and seek health information. This will not be part of data collection. It is instead for patient...