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Objective and main tasks of the department

  • Organisation of high-quality undergraduate and continuing education in the field of rehabilitation, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, audiology, technical orthopaedics, and health care
  • Supervision of  Bachelor’s, Master’s and resident physicians’ scientific research work
  • Supervision of doctoral studies and PhD theses
  • Contribution to scientific research activities of the personnel of the Department
  • Continued professional development of the teaching personnel of the Department


Main fields of activity

  • Rehabilitation
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Audiologopaedics
  • Technical Orthopaedics
  • Healthcare

Lines of research

  • Everyday functioning of elderly people
  • Impact of the environment on person’s functional abilities
  • Quality of life and aspects of functioning in children with disabilities
  • Assistive technologies for rehabilitation
  • Temporary and chronic work disability
  • Rehabilitation of different types of hearing impairment
  • Speech and language development in pre-school children
  • Role of biomechanical bone properties in rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation of the consequences caused by diseases and injuries of the central nervous system

Contact person

Evita Krasmane
Research procurement consultant, Research Department
Rīga Stradiņš University Main Building
16 Dzirciema iela, Rīga, LV-1007
4th floor, room 410
evita [pts] krasmaneatrsu [pts] lv