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Marlene Dufvenberg

Lecturer

I work as an assistant lecturer at the Unit of Physiotherapy, and I am also a PhD student. My research expands mainly in the neurological and musculoskeletal field with special interest in paediatrics and scoliosis.

Presentation

I am an assistant lecturer at the Unit of Physiotherapy and I have more than 30 years of clinical experience in paediatrics and neurology and a certified specialist in Physiotherapy-paediatrics.

I am also a PhD-student in the field of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. My research interest includes epidemiology and mechanism of scoliosis and evaluation of physiotherapeutic interventions. My focus is in research treatment options for adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis.

Awards

SOSORT 2018, Abstract, verbal presentation, nominated to top 10 Award Winner  “Does postural stability differ between adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis and typically developed? A systematic review and meta-analysis”                  

Excellent Inspirer, nominated by students through Consensus 2013

About me

CV

1983 Registered Physical Therapist
1989 Education for teachers in applied physiology
1990Motor development, analysis and treatment strategies 
1991Different perspectives on motor control
1992 Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy
2003 Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy
2004 Clinical evaluation
2005 Master of medical Science in Physiotherapy
2005 Certified Specialist in physiotherapy-paediatrics
2012 Implementation, integrated masterprogram

Field of teaching

  • Diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders
  • Responsible for semester 4, Physiotherapy and Disability II, 30 credits
  • Lectures, seminars, skill training and examination mainly in semester 4
  • Examinations
  • Tutoring bachelor´s degree reports and essays
  • Tutor and examinations,  Physiotherapy in Neurological Disabilities 7,5 credits
  • Tutor and examinations, Assessment and treatment in Vertigo and Balance Problems, 7,5 credits

Other assignments

  • Member of the Board at the Department of Medical and Health Sciences 2015-2019
  • Member of the Program Committees medical program 2015-2019
     

Publications

2024

Anastasios Charalampidis, Elias Diarbakerli, Marlene Dufvenberg, Kourosh Jalalpour, Acke Ohlin, Anna Aspberg Ahl, Hans Möller, Allan Abbott, Paul Gerdhem (2024) Nighttime Bracing or Exercise in Moderate-Grade Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis JAMA Network Open, Vol. 7, Article e2352492 Continue to DOI

2023

Marlene Dufvenberg, Elias Diarbakerli, Anastasios Charalampidis, Birgitta Öberg, Hans Tropp, Anna Aspberg Ahl, Hans Moller, Paul Gerdhem, Allan Abbott (2023) Correction: Dufvenberg et al. Six-Month Results on Treatment Adherence, Physical Activity, Spinal Appearance, Spinal Deformity, and Quality of Life in an Ongoing Randomised Trial on Conservative Treatment for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (vol <i>10</i>, 4967, 2021) Journal of Clinical Medicine, Vol. 12, Article 7079 Continue to DOI

2021

Marlene Dufvenberg, Elias Diarbakerli, Anastasios Charalampidis, Birgitta Öberg, Hans Tropp, Anna Aspberg Ahl, Hans Möller, Paul Gerdhem, Allan Abbott (2021) Six-Month Results on Treatment Adherence, Physical Activity, Spinal Appearance, Spinal Deformity, and Quality of Life in an Ongoing Randomised Trial on Conservative Treatment for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (CONTRAIS) Journal of Clinical Medicine, Vol. 10, Article 4967 Continue to DOI

2018

Marlene Dufvenberg, Fisayo Adeyemi, Isabelle Rajendran, Birgitta Öberg, Allan Abbott (2018) Does postural stability differ between adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis and typically developed?: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis Scoliosis and Spinal Disorders, Vol. 13, Article 19 Continue to DOI

2008

Anna Bjuremark, Camilla Nilsberth, Marlene Dufvenberg, Theresa Holmgren (2008) Ingår i rapporten: Variation på temat examination: En rapport från grundutbildningsdag och rundabordssamtal vid LiU 2007

Research

Organisation