Research Topics

SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

UNIVERSITY OF GHANA

 

Department of Physiotherapy

RESEARCH TOPICS 2005-2013

2005

No

NAME

TITLE OF PROJECT

 

1

 

Addai-Yeboah Ernest

Self Perceived Domestic Care Giving For Patients With Stroke; An Effective Component Of The Rehabilitation Programme

 

2

 

Agyapong-Badu Sandra

Relationship Between Standing Balance Recovery and Some Clinical Attributes in Hemiparetic Stroke Patients

 

3

 

 

Amankomah Paul

The Use Of Combined Exercise Therapy and Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) in the Management of Primary Dysmenorrhoea Pain; a Case Study

 

4

 

Ankomah Joseph

Patients’ Satisfaction with Physiotherapy Care at the Out-Patient Physiotherapy Units of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), Accra

 

5

 

Ashigbi Evans Yayra Kwaku

A Comparative Study of Health-Related Attributes of Obese Active and Obese Inactive Female Ghanaian Adults

 

6

 

Boakye-Ansah Dorothy

Pattern of Cerebral Palsy Seen at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), Accra

 

7

 

Carsamer Sandra

A Five-Year (Dec 1999-Dec 2004) Referral Pattern of Obstetric Brachial Plexus Injuries to the Physiotherapy Department of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), Accra

 

8

 

Ibrahim Iddi

Prevalence of Low-Back Pain (LBP) among Nurses in Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), Accra

 

9

 

Jones-Okai Darlene

A Two-Year Prevalence Study of Low-Back Pain (LBP) among Patients Attending the Physiotherapy Clinic of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), Accra

 

10

 

Morrison Reynolds Arthur

Evidence-Based Practice. Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices and Beliefs of Physiotherapists in Ghana

 

11

 

Osei Appiah-Kubi Kwadwo

Comparative Study of the Efficacy of Therapeutic Exercises and Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) in  the Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain (LBP)

12

Owusu-Ansah Bertha

Comparative Efficacy of Hot Packs and Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) in the Management Of Knee Joint Osteoarthritis

13

Owusu-Mensah David

Comparative Study of the Motor and Functional Recovery Between Depressed Hemiplegics and their Non-Depressed Counterparts Undergoing Rehabilitation

2006

1

Adjabeng Teiko Magdalene

Awareness and Knowledge of Physiotherapy Services among the General Public in the Accra Metropolis

2

 

Adjabu Dorothy Ekua

Cervical Spondylosis: Which Of The Two (TENS and Therapeutic Exercise or Shortwave Diathermy and Therapeutic Exercise) is More Beneficial

3

Adjetey Charity

Awareness of Physiotherapy Services among Health Professionals in Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), Accra

4

Afu Christopher Selase

Pattern of Common Injuries among Footballers: A Retrospective Study of Four Professional Football Clubs in Accra and Team

5

Agbetsoamedo Charles

 

 

 

6

Agudzeamegah Cinderellla Mliwomo

The Efficacy of Interferential Therapy and Exercise Therapy in the Treatment of Low Back Pain (LBP)

7

Aryee Augustina Bortsie

Management Of Stroke Patients; Does Treadmill Walking Improve Ambulation?

8

Bansah Edem Korkor

Early Physiotherapy Rehabilitation And Recovery Of Mobility In Stroke Patients

9

Boakye-Afram Bernard

Health Related Quality of Life of Individuals Who Have Buruli Ulcer Compared With Apparently Healthy Counterparts in Amasaman of the Ga East District of the Greater Accra Region, Ghana

10

Buah Bismark

Wheelchair Accessibility of Public Building in Accra, Ghana

11

Danquah Inkum Frederick

The Efficacy Of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) and Shortwave Diathermy in the Management of Osteoarthritis of the Knees

12

Deih Ntumi Abraham

Coping with the Psychological Stress of Cerebral Palsy as Family-the Role of the Physiotherapist

13

Kobiri Adelaide

Comparative Study of Balance and Activity Participation Between Aided and Unaided Ambulant Post-Stroke Hemiparetic Patients

14

Kotey Johanna Koteikai

Distribution Of Burn Injuries and Physiotherapy Management; A Six-Year Retrospective Study at the Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Burns Centre, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), Accra

15

Nuako Isaac Kojo

Fabrication of a Simple Device for Sitting, Balance and Co-Ordination for the Rehabilitation of Children with Cerebral Palsy

16

Nyarko Alberta Amissah

The Prevalence of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Workers In Selected Ghanaian Banking Industries

17

Samir Muhammad Misbah

Psychometric Properties of Two Ghanaian Versions of Pain Rating Scales

18

Solomon Abigail Boadu

Comparison of General Health Status of Recreating and Non-Recreating Individuals with Physical Disability in Accra, Ghana

19

Cudjoe Cynthia

Effect of Aerobic Exercise Training on Balance Impairment of Hemiplegic Stroke Patients

20

Ampofo-Addo Obeyaa

Pattern of Utilization of Wheelchair by Physically Challenged Individuals in Accra, Ghana

21

Yarfi Cosmos

Improvement In Muscle Strength Of Children With Obstetric Brachial Plexus

 

2007

1

Chris-Mike Agbelie

Content Analysis Of Physician Referrals To Physiotherapists At The Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra

2

Lewis Ahiaku Kofi

Management Of Golfing Injuries Among Amateur Golfers In Accra

3

Amponsah Richard

Patient Satisfaction With Physiotherapy Management On The Wards Of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital; Accra

4

Harry Yaw Annan

Comparative Study Of The Efficacy Of Trancutaneus Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) Therapy And Shortwave Diathermy (SWD) Therapy In The Management Of Low Back Pain

5

Mercy Naana Ayensua

Effect Of Formal Back Care Education In Management And Prevention Of Low Back Pain (LBP) Among Nurses In Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH)

6

Emmanuel Bonney

Injury Patterns Among Male Field Hockey Players In Accra, Ghana

7

Emmanuel Frimpong

Effectiveness Of Circuit Training In Physical Fitness Of Stroke Survivors

8

Samuel B.E Harrison

The Association Between Obesity And Osteoarthritis Of The Knee And Hip Among Patients Reporting At The Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital

9

Wilhelmina Abla Kinikonen

Effect Of Prenatal Physical Activity On The Outcome Of Labour In Pregnant Ghanaian Women

10

Louisa Naa Klorkai Korley

Challenges Faced By Individuals Living With Lower Limb Amputation In The Accra Metropolis

11

Bridget Numarce

A Comparison Of The Electrical And Manual Stimulation In The Treatment Of Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Paralysis

12

John Kwesi Nyamekye

Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disoders Among Nurses At The Orthopaedic And Paediatric Wards At Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital

13

Ernest Kwesi Ofori

Effect Of Ergometer Cycling On Ambulation In Post Stroke Patients

14

Rhodaline Okai

Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Long-Distance Drivers In Acrra

15

Asabea Opare-Appiah

Quality Of Life Assessment Of Post –Stroke Patients Attending The Physiotherapy Departments Of The Korle-Bu Teaching And 37 Millittary Hospital

16

Bengamin Bediako Opoku

Occupational Stress Among Physiotherapist; Effect On Quality Health Care Delivery

17

- Samuel Kweku Wie Otoo

The Impact Of Caregiving On The General Health Of Ghanaian Caregivers Of Cerebral Palsy Paients

18

Nana Safoah Twum-Ampofo

Psychological Stress In Facial Palsy Patients Implication For Physiotherapists

19

Ezeakile Chukwuezugolum

Effect Of Backward Walking Exercise On The Recovery Of Walking In Post Stroke Hemiparetic Patients

20

Kwabena Boakye-Yiadom

Prevalence Of Low Back Pain Among Allied Health Students Of University Of Ghana

21

Doreen Kyei Prempeh

Prevalence Of Obesity In Junior Secondary School Children Within The Accra Metropolis

22

Robert Ugonna Azode

Evidence-Based Management Of Low Back Pain Patients By Physiotherapists In Ghana

23

Thelma Emmaraobebi Dangana

Physiotherapy Students’ Perception And Attitudes Towards Clinical Learning At The Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital

24

Dabotubo Ogaree

Awareness Of The Risk Factors Of Stroke Among The Academic Staff Of The College Of Health Sciences, University Of Ghana

25

Kareem A. Oshinboyejo

The Relative Contribution Of Physical And Psychosocial Factors 2to Mechanical Performance Of Chronic Knee Osteoarthritic Patients In Accra, Ghana

26

Moses Omoruyi Egharevba

Awareness Of Stoke Among Hypertensive Patients Attending Korle- Bu Teaching Hospital

27

Jerry Pratt Newton

Comparative Study Of The Efficacy Of Mckenzie Exercises And Kraus-Weber Exercises In The Treatment Of Chronic Low Back Pain

28

Ann Bretaah Codjoe

Prevelance Of Occupational Low Back Pain Among Workers Of Goldfields Ghana Limited, Tarkwa, Ghana

 

2008

1

Sena Ulric Abonie

Reference Values Of Elbow And Knee Goniometric Measures Among Apparently Healthy Ghanaians. Influence Of Age, Gender And Dominance.

2

Mavis Adjeley Agoe

The Psychosocial Impact Of Sickle Cell Disease And Cerebral Palsy On Caregivers Of Affected Children

3

Stephen Amoah Agyeman

Factors Influencing The Choice Between Traditional And Orthodox Treatments Among Stroke Patients At Korle- Bu Teaching

4

Akinsanmi Olawunmi

Determinants Of Ambulatory Performance Among Stroke Survivors

5

- Gifty Naa Akushia Akushie

The Effect Of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation Combined With Exercise Therapy In The Management Of Osteoarthritis Of The Knee At Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital

6

Yao Mensah Amedzo

The Relative Effectiveness Of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation And Hot Pack In The Management Of Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain

7

Amobi Chukwuemeka

A Comparison Study Of The Efficacy Of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation And Cryotherapy In The Treatment Of Sports Injury In Athletes

8

Cedelle Tabitha Andoh

Analgesic Effects Of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation And Interferential Currents On Cold Induced Pain Threshold In Apparently Healthy Individuals

9

Ebenezer Out Anobah

The Efficacy Of Exercise Therapy On Shoulder Functions And Quality Of Life In Women After Breast Cancer Surgery

10

Rita Appiah

Effect Of Cervical Traction In The Treatment Of Cervical Spondylosis

11

Asante Isaac Adjei

Assessment Of Back Extensor Muscles’ Endurance And Flexibility Among Male And Female Low Back Pain Patients

12

Beatrice Efua Amoke Rockson

Electromyographic-Triggered Neuromuscular Stimulation For The Functional Hand Recovery Among Stroke Survivors

13

FYaa Takyiwaa Danso

Impact Of Home Exercise Educational Package On The Knowledge Of Parents With Cerebral Palsy Children

14

Ruki Nicole Oghenerukevwe Ekpekurede.

Assessment Of Functional Limitation Of Patients With Buruli Ulcer In The Greater Accra Region

15

Hamza Fatima Bala

The Status Of Lung Function Among Some Workers Within A Sawmill At The Timber Market Community In Accra, Gh

16

Edwina Warigbani Horton

Attitudes Of Clinical Physiotherapy Students And Interns Towards Persons With Disabilities

17

Kalu Happiness Nkechi

Comparative Study Of The Efficacy Of Hydrotherapy And Conventional Land-Based Exercise In The Management Of Chronic Low Back Pain

18

Shika Kuwornu

Comparative Efficacy Of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation And 5 Percent Ibuprofen Iontophoresis In The Management Of Knee Joint Osteoarthritis

19

Eustace MBK Tehoda

Environmental Barriers To Mobility Among Out-Patient Geriatrics And The Effects On Their Quality Of Life At The Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.

20

Twum Frank

Effectiveness Of Cryotherapy In The Prevention Of Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

21

Hussein Botchway

Effects Of Career Information On Knowledge Of Physiotherapy Among Science Student’s In Selected Senior High Schools In Greater Accra

22

Niendow Alhassan

Body Fat Body Mass Index And Skinfold Patterning Among University Students Weight-Lifters And Footballers In Ghana.

23

Pearl Golder Appiah

Effect Of A Six Week Wooden Balance Beam Training On Dynamic Balance Performance Of Hemiparetic Stroke Patients In The Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital

 

                                                                                2009

1

Addo Prince

Influence Of Age, Sex, Height And Maximal Isometric Hamstring Strength On Functional Reach Of Apparently Healthy Individuals

2

Addo Ebenezer Richmond

The Comparative Effects Of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS), Cryotherapy And Placebo Treatment On Pain, Swelling And Trismus Following Surgical Extraction Of The Third (3rd) Molar Tooth.

3

Allotey Joel Chukwunweuba

Comparative Study Of Sit And Reach Test And Fingertip-Floor Test In The Assessment Of Flexibility

4

Allotey Rolanda Fatima

Prevalence Of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Physiotherapists In Ghana

5

Anim Queenly

Efficacy Of Spinal Stabilisation Exercises In The Management Of Chronic Low Back Pain At Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra.

6

Apatira Yewande

A Neuroepidemiological Study On Stroke At Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital And Ridge Hospital

7

Appiah Lartey

Quality Of Life Among Caregivers Of Stroke Survivors In Ghana

8

Asiedu Eunice Nyarkoh

Knowledge On Preventive Measures Of Nosocomial Infection Among Clinical Students Of The College Of Health Sciences:  A Comparative Study.

9

Asomaning-Boakye Mercy

Influence Of Hand Dominance, Sex And Body Mass Index

On Hand Grip Strength In Apparently Healthy Individuals

10

Banson Adjoa Nkrumah

Site-Dependence In The Perception Of Transcutaneous

Electrical Nerve Stimulation Intensity Over The

Bodies Of Apparently Healthy Individuals.

11

Blebo Thomas

Efficacy Of Group Exercises Sessions On Mobility Of Post Stroke Survivors At Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital

 

12

Evedzi Albert Thomas

A Comparative Study Of The Effect Of Leg Dominance On Static Postural Balance Among Apparently Healthy College Students

13

Klufio Sheila Naa Adjeley

Effects of Exercise and Posture Correction on Low Back Pain in Pregnant Women

14

Kofi-Bediako Woyram Abla

Time and Financial Cost Of Cerebral Palsy Care to Caregivers At Korle- Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra.

15

Ngwu Ruth Onyekachi

Relationship Between Pain Intensity, Blood Pressure And Pulse Rate Of Patients With Cervical Spondylosis During Cervical Traction.

16

Nsiah Afriyie

Eight-Week Assessment Of The Level Of Functional Independence In Post-Stroke Patients In Some Selected Physiotherapy Departments In Accra-Ghana

17

Oduro Rachel

Clinical And Anthropometric Determinants Of Static Balance In Stroke Survivors

18

Okai Jude Atukwei

The Influence Of Age, Sex, Standing Height On Self-Paced Cadence, Stride Length And Forward Walking Velocity In Apparently Healthy Individuals

19

Okodugha Osahon Joseph

Cognitive Impairment After Stroke: Frequency, Patterns, And Relationship To Functional Abilities

20

Ononiwu Ebubechi Chinyere

Quality Of Life And Physiotherapy Treatment Satisfaction Among Burns Patients

21

Osei-Boateng Humphrey

Anthropometric And Physiological Predictors Of Low

Back Pain Among Pregnant Women In Selected

Hospitals In Accra, Ghana

22

Owusu Boakye Emmanuel

Effects Of Aerobic Exercises On Some Selected Physiological Parameters And Quality Of Life In Diabetic Patients

23

Owusu Michael Kissiedu

Prevalence Of Low Back Pain Among Computer Users In Selected Branches Of Ghana Commercial Bank In The Greater Accra Metropolis                              

24

Pokua Christina

Determinants Of Post-Stroke Depression Among Stroke Survivors: Implication For Functional Disabilities

25

Udoh Aniekan Nkpoikana

Attitude Of Patients Towards Clinical Physiotherapy Students In Selected Physiotherapy Departments In Accra

26

Uwabor Emmauel Eluemelem

Differences In Three Stakeholder Expectations In The Physiotherapy Management Of Chronic Low Back Pain

27

Van-Tagoe Jemima

Interferential Current Therapy On The Physiotherapy Management Of Avascular Necrosis Of The Femoral Head In Sickle Cell Patients

28

Wuver Selasie Sharon

Influence Of Age, Sex And Body Mass Index On The Health-Related Quality Of Life Of Patients With Hip Replacement

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010

1

Acquah, Kow Doudo

Anthropometric Determinants of Hamstring Strength

2

Adrah Stella Elikplim

Efficacy of Mirror Therapy in Arm Rehabilitation of Hemiparetic Stroke Survivors

3

Ababio Edward

Influence of Pain, Hip Range of Motion and Activities of daily Living on Turn-180 among Elderly People

4

Agoriwo Wetani Mary           

Effect of an Assessment ‘Pro Forma’ on the Assessment of Patients with Low Back Pain

5

Ahenkorah, Josephine

The Knowledge and Utilization of Selected Standardized Outcome measures among Physiotherapists in Ghana

6

Arthur Judith

Effects of Prenatal Exercises on Selected Cardio-respiratory variables among Pregnant Women

7

Ampiah, Paapa Kwesi

Knowledge of Stroke among Hypertensive-Diabetic Patients in Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital

8

Ansah Samuel

Influence of Body Mass Index, Waist Circumference and Waist-Hip Ratio on Knee Osteoarthritis

9

Arthur, Kojo Daniel

Effect of Chronic Unilateral Low Back Pain on the Outcomes of the Multi Directional Reach and Single Leg Stand Tests

10

Asomaning, Felix Oware

Influence of Balance and Flexibility on Mobility in Post-Hemiparetic Stroke Patients

11

Banini Sandra

The Clinical Efficacy of Kinesio-taping in Erb’s Palsy at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra

12

Boakye Achampong, Kwaku

Epidemiology of Soccer Injuries among Players of Zones 3A and 3B Teams of the Poly Tank Division One League

13

Crankson, Shirley

The Effects of TENS before and after Exercises Applications in the management of Knee Osteoarthritis

14

Dengzee Akyerekoh Sylvester

Health Related Quality of Life and its Determinants in Persons Affected by Leprosy in Southern Ghana

15

Dodoo, Alfred K.

Autonomy in Participation Among HIV patients at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra

16

Dunyo, Delali Pearl

Determinants of Treatment Compliance among Patients Attending Out-Patient Physiotherapy Clinic

17

Foli, Margaret Akpene

Pattern of pain Distribution in Patients with Radiating Low Back Pain: A Patho-Anatomic Assessment Approach using Gluteal Triangle

18

Fosu, Daniel Twum

A Comparative Study of Hand Functional Status among Stroke Patients Receiving Physiotherapy and Traditional Rehabilitation

19

Kumako, Yvonne Lynn

Relationship between Socio-demographic Characteristics and level of Disability at the Onset of Stroke

20

Kwasie, Adjokyi Theresa

The Effects of comprehensive patient Education on Treatment Outcomes amongst Patients with low back pain

21

Larweh, Maxwell

Injury Patterns among Ghanaian Footballers During the 2009/2010 Ghana Premiere League Season

22

Nartey Caleb G. K.

A Comparative study of the Effects of Walking Aids on Cardiovascular Parameters, Energy Cost and Walking Speed in the Elderly Patients

23

Ohene Darko Eunice

A Comparative Study of the Psychosocial Behaviours of two groups of Cerebral palsy Children Caregivers

24

Plange, Emmanuel Bart           

Effect of Age, Gender and Leg Dominance on the Quadriceps Strength and Range of motion at the Hip and Knee

25

Quartey-Papafio Charles Boye

Comparative study of the Effects of TENS and Moist Hot Pack in the Management of Chronic Low Back Pain at Korle-bu Teaching Hospital, Accra

26

Sessenu, Philip Mensah

Comparative Effect of Sea sand and Hard Surface Walking on Blood Pressure, Heart Rate and Respiratory Rate

27

Soetan, Damilola Funmilayo

Association between Habitual Footwear and the Prevalence of Pes Planus amongst Female students in the University of Ghana

28

Sulemana Idrisu Baba

Effect of number of Repetitions of weight-bearing exercises on selected gait parameters in stroke patients

29

Tawiah, Andrews

Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders among Workers at the AngloGold Ashanti-Obuasi Mines

30

Torgbenu, Eric Lawer

Prevalence of Low Back Pain and Treatment Preference among Nurses in Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital Accra

31

Yaro Zenabu

Time and Financial costs in the management of Low Back Pain to Patients at Korle-Bu teaching Hospital

32

Lawson Ivy Golda

Attitudes, Knowledge and Barriers Towards Continuing Professional Development among Clinical Physiotherapists in Ghana

 

 

2011

No

NAME

TITLE OF PROJECT

1

Abigail Gladys Narh

Health-related Quality of Life among Persons with Physical Disability in Accra

2

Emma Adwoba Nyarkoah Adu

The Psychosocial Effects of Obesity among Obese

Ghanaian School Children in the Accra Metropolis

3

Alexander Adu-Gyamfi 

A Study on the Relationship Between Lumbosacral

Angle and Chronic Low Back Pain among Females

4

Asare Timothy Bimpeh

Knowledge and Perceptions of Stroke among

Selected Educated Ghanaians

5

Acquah Appah Augustine

Knowledge, Attitude and Perception of Pregnant Women in Selected Hospitals in Accra on Birth Defects

6

Adjasoo Benedicta

Pattern of Musculoskeletal Pain among Dental       

Practitioners in Accra

7

Dennis Assibey

Prevalence of Work Related Musculoskeletal

Disorders among Sawmill Workers in Accra

8

Emmanuel Nii Kwei Codjoe

Occurrence and Effect of Kinesiophobia among Patients with Musculoskeletal Disorders in Some Selected Hospitals in Accra

9

Egyin Esther Esi

Profile of Patients with Low Back Pain in Selected Hospitals In Accra Metropolis

10

Ewurabena Dansoa Koranteng

Reliablity of Goniometric Measurements and Visual Estimates of Knee Range of Motion Obtained in a Clinical Setting

11

Fienya Gabriel Kwame

Association between Cardiovascular Endurance and

Anthropometric Measuements of Students in the School of Allied Health Sciences

12

Francis Agyen Frimpong  

Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs And Practices of Postpartum Women Towards Exercises after Delivery

13

Frank Kwame Kpeme

Prevalence and Pattern of High Blood Pressure among

Traders at the Accra Makola Market

14

Hagar Nartey

Sexual Dysfunction among Patients with Chronic Low

Back Pain in Accra

15

Narh Ivy

First Contact Physiotherapy Practice: Opinions and Beliefs of Physiotherapists Working in Ghana

16

Jude Adrian Davids

Motivation of Clinical Students in the School of Allied

Health Sciences

17

Kwasi Dwumah Ofori-Kuragu

A Comparative Efficacy of Abdominal Training and Lower Extremity Strengthening on Dynamic Postural Control

18

Aremu Love Olawumi

Computer Usage Patterns and Musculoskeletal Discomfort

among College of Health Sciences Students in the University of Ghana

19

Lumortsey Eric

Epidemiology of Lower Limb Fractures and Outcome of  

Ambulatory Rehabilitation

20

Mary-Joan Nsenkyire

Career Aspirations and Job Satisfaction: A Survey of  

Unemployed, Employed and Ghanaian Trained Physiotherapists

21

Odukwe Uchechukwu Nkemakonam

Investigation of Thoracic Kyphosis among Athletic

Cyclists in the Accra Community

22

Okyere Baffour Agyei

Psychosocial Impact of Burns Injury on Clients at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital

23

Oppong Kwadwo Samuel 

Pattern of Neck Range of Motion Limitation in Patients with Cervical Spondylosis

24

Osei Kofi

The Factors Influencing Community Reintegration of

Stroke Survivors in Accra 

25

Prince Addo Osei

Evaluation of Adherence to Physiotherapy

Management in Low Back Pain Clients at some Selected

Hospitals in Accra

26

Oware, Regina 

Reference Values of Knee Extensor Muscle Endurance

Index among Clinical Healthcare Students of the

College of Health Sciences, Korle-Bu

27

Akoi Yaa Assoh

Influence of Sex, Body Mass Index and Leg Dominance on the Q-Angle of Footballers in Selected Football Clubs in Accra

28

Obese-Amaning Joseph

Comparative Study of the Effect of Closed Kinetic Chain Exercises and Open Kinetic Chain Exercises on Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis

29

Tetteh Elvis

Influence of Age, Gender, Body Mass Index and Lumbar

Disc Degeneration on Low Back Pain in some Selected

Hospitals in Ghana

30

Persis Ama Asaam

The Level of Involvement of Fathers in the Care of Children with Cerebral Palsy

31

Akontoh Samuel

Knowledge and Perception of Physiotherapy as Health

Profession among Final Year Science Students in Selected Senior High Schools in Greater Accra

32

Abraham Yeh

Sources and Level of Stress in Undergraduate Allied

Health Science Students in University of Ghana

33

Maa Adjoa Akoto Adjei

Comparison Between Self and Proxy Reports of Perceived Functional Independence among Stroke Survivors in Accra

 

 

STUDENTS’ PROJECT WORK 2012

 

No.

Name

Title

1

Abigail Sitsope Sepenu

Mismatch of Classroom Furniture and Students’ Body Dimensions at School of Allied Health Sciences, University of Ghana

2

Adwoa Adowaa Adu

Pattern and Prevalence of Work-Related Musculloskeletal Disorders among Kaya Yei within Selected Markets in Accra

3

Agoalikum Shariphine

The Effect of Footwear on Balance among Community-Dwelling Elderly Persons in Accra

4

Alabi Oluwasegun Joseph

Accuracy in the Interpretation of Plain Radiographs of Lumbar Spondylosis among Clinical Physiotherapists in Ghana

5

Amos Badu

Functional Activity and Quality of Life of Persons with Lower Limb Amputation in the Accra Metropolis

6

Asamoah John, Boateng

Participation Level of Ghanaian Clinical Physiotherapists in Research

7

Ayamga, John Agana

Energy Expenditure and Weight Bearing Estimates of Bilateral Knee Osteoarthritic Patients in Stair Ascent with Axillary and Elbow Crutches

8

Ekpe Kwakou Beke

Functional Independence in Hemiplegic Stroke Patients: Comparison of Pre and Post Physiotherapy Rehabilitation

9

Berning Amoah Kwame Festus

Impact of Aerobic Exercise on Cardio Respiratory Endurance of Patients with Sickle Cell Anaemia

10

Omoregie Abimbola Anthonia

Effects of Prescribed Prenatal Exercises on the Outcomes of Labour

11

Daniel Opoku

Knowledge of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders among Camera Operators in Media Houses in Accra

12

Yusuf Dorcas Kyela

Impact of Physiotherapy on the Level of Community Reintegration of Stroke Survivors in Greater Accra

13

Asare Emmanuel

Physiotherapy Students’ Satisfaction on Clinical Learning Environment and Supervision

14

Eric Addai Kesse Degyaw

Effects of Music on some Selected Cardiovascular and Scalar Variables During a 20 Minute Treadmill Use

15

Affram Nyamekye Isaac

Prevalence of Scoliosis in Ghanaian School Children within the Accra Metropolis

16

Judith Acorlor

Preference of Physiotherapist Gender by Clients in Greater Accra

17

Lilian Akua Monnie

Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Hemodynamics and Functional Capability of Patients with Sickle Cell Disease.

18

Louisa Anokyewaa Appiah

Screening for Developmental Delay among Apparently Healthy Children Attending Child Welfare Clinic in a Rural Community

29

Oluyinka Ruth Ogunbola

Impact of Physiotherapy Intervention on Sleep Disturbance and  Functional Activity among Low Back Patients

20

Ofori-Amoah Peter

Patient Satisfaction with Out- Patient Physiotherapy Care at Public Hospitals in Greater Accra

21

Afidemenyo Selorm

Athletes’ Expectation about Physiotherapy in Sports Injury Rehabilitation in Greater Accra Region

22

Ntiriwaa Theodora

Musculoskeletal Disorders Associated with the Regular Use of High Heeled Shoes among Corporate Women

23

Tochi Onyekachi Ebuzie

Comparison of Conventional Therapy and Theraband Exercises on Frozen Shoulder at Hospitals in Greater Accra Region

24

Osei Tony Akowuah

Knowledge on the Role of Physiotherapy among Technical Staffs of the Soccer Teams in the Ghanaian Premier League

25

Yusuf Dorcas Kyela

Impact of Physiotherapy on the Level of Community Reintegration of Stroke Survivors in Greater Accra

26

Yvonne Kyei Mills

Predictors, Seasonal Pattern, and Physiotherapy Management of Bell’s Palsy in Southern Ghana

 

 

STUDENTS’ PROJECT WORK 2013

No.

Name

Title

1

Abbey Winifred Naa Abele Kooko

Clinical Supervisors’ Perception of the Competence, Knowledge and Attitude of Physiotherapy Students during Clinical Rotation

2

Abebrese Thomas

Patients’ Privacy Assessment at Two Out-Patient Physiotherapy Departments in the Accra Metropolis

3

Aboah Amma Anima

Knowledge, Attitudes and Barriers Towards Physical Activity among Type-2 Diabetes Patients

4

Joyce Lomokie Adjokatse

Physiotherapy Practices in Stroke Rehabilitation in Ghana

5

Afrifa Diana Ama

The Relationship between Flat Footwear and Pes Planus Among Nurses: Implications for Musculoskeletal Disorders

6

Boakye Hosea

Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Physiotherapists towards Health Promotion in Ghana

7

Davor Setordzor Frederick

Pattern of Injuries among Basketball Players in Accra, Ghana

8

Dodoo Frances Afra

Level of Physical Activity and Anthropometric Variables of Type 2 Diabetes Patients

9

Edu Augustine

Relationship between Occupational Tasks and Functional Disability Secondary to Gestational Low Back Pain

10

Ellen Mensa Bonsu

The Level of Physical Function of Burn Patients Following Six (6) Weeks of Physiotherapy

11

Fowewe-Eshinlokun Saidat

Expected Role of Physiotherapists in the Management of Pressure Ulcers

12

Jessie Aku Allotey

The Influence of the Knowledge and Attitudes of Physiotherapists towards Patients Living with Hiv/Aids in Ghana

13

Klu Mawulolo

Missed Appointments to Out-Patient Physiotherapy Clinic: Essential Predictors  to Current Model

14

Mangdow Mustapha Wuni

Predictors of Return to Work among Post Stroke Survivors

15

Mensah Naa Abokailey

Impact of Physiotherapy on the Pain Intensity of Children with Cerebral Palsy

16

Naomesi Nana Ama Siba

Knowledge and Perception of the Role of Physiotherapy among Members of Hockey Teams in Accra

17

Obeng Florence

Assessment of Stroke Survivors’ Adherence to Home-Based Exercise Programmes in Selected Hospitals in Accra

18

Opoku Bridgette

Influence of Sociodemographic Profiles on Selected Component of Physical Fitness of Physiotherapists in Accra Metropolis

19

Owusu Anthony Twum

Perception on the Process of Care among Primary Caregivers of Children with Cerebral Palsy in Selected Physiotherapy Departments in Accra

20

Quartey Papafio Clement

Comparative Study of the Effects of Shortwave Diathermy and Ultrasound Therapy in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis

21

Sam Bernard

Factors that Influence Gross Motor Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy                                                                               

22

Zimmowura Seidu

Patients Knowledge Attitude and Beliefs on the Risk Factors of Low Back Pain in Accra, Ghana

23

Anastasia Yaa Mirekua Agyei

Comparison of Practice of Rural and Urban Dwelling Pregnant Women in Physical Activity

24

Derek Owusu Odame

Perception on the Process of Care among Primary Caregivers of Children with Cerebral Palsy in Selected Physiotherapy Departments in Accra

25

Jeffrey Amoah Danso

Influence of Body Mass Index, Q- Angle and Tibiofemoral Alignment on the Clinical Deficits of Osteoarthritis of the Knee

26

Jeffrey William Quainoo

Effects of Air Pollution from Garbage and Sewage on Cardiovascular Changes after 3-Minute Step Test

27

Kotei Rebecca Kuorkor

Determinants of Risk of Fall among the Elderly in the Accra Metropolis

28

Lotsu Edmund Senanu

Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Fasting Blood Glucose Level and Blood Pressure of Diabetic-Hypertensive Clients

29

Magyan Juliet Asiedua

Effect of Exercise on Pain Levels in Primary Dysmenorrhea among Female Students of School of Allied Health Sciences

30

Mohammed Tawagidu

Effect of Exercise Therapy in the Management of Hip and Knee Joint Pain and Function in Sickle Cell Disease

31

Nana Boakye Antwi

Caring for Stroke Survivors in Ghana: The Strain of Caregivers

32

Obodai, Gertrude Naa Torshie

Functional Improvement of Patients Following Total Hip Athroplasty

 

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