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Research methodology in Rehabilitation: Course Outline (MSRM-723)

Research methodology process used to collect information and data for the purpose of making business decisions. The methodology may include publication research, interviews, surveys and other research techniques, and could include both present and histori

Course Outline

Research methodology in Rehabilitation 

Section-1: Research Fundamentals:

  • Rehabilitation research
  • Theory in rehabilitation research
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Research ethics

Section-2:  Research Design:

  • Research ideas
  • Replication 
  • Research problems, questions, and hypotheses
  • Research Paradigms
  • Design overview
  • Research validity
  • Research reliability
  • Plagiarism

Section-3: Experimental Designs:

  • Group designs
  • Randomization
  • Sampling
  • Patients assignments into groups 
  • Randomized control trails
  • Qausai experimental studies
  • Single-system design

Section-4: Non-experimental Research:

  • Overview of non-experimental research
  • Clinical case reports
  • Qualitative research
  • Epidemiology
  • Outcomes research and survey research 

Course Outline

Section-5: Measurement:

  • Research variables and assessments tools
  • Measurement theory and methodological research

Section-6: Data Analysis

  • Statistical reasoning
  • Statistical analysis of differences; The basics
  • Statistical analysis of differences; Advanced and special techniques
  • Statistical analysis of relationships; The basics
  • Statistical analysis of relationships; Advanced and special techniques
  • SPSS

Section-7: Being a Consumer

  • Locating the literature
  • Evidence-based data bases
  • Evaluating evidence one article at a time
  • Synthesizing bodies of evidence

Section-8: Implementing Research:

  • Implementing a research project
  • Publishing and presenting research

Section-9: Research Writing

  • Synopsis writing
  • Thesis writing
  • Article writing
  • Research grants writing 

Section-10: Research Publishing

  • ISI web of knowledge
  • Impact factors research journals
  • HEC recognized journals of W, X, Y, and Z categories
  • ISSB and ISSN  publications