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A research paper by the lecturer Andrea Fuente on the determining factors for choosing a degree in Physiotherapy has been published

14 April 2021

A research paper by the lecturer Andrea Fuente on the determining factors for choosing a degree in Physiotherapy has been published

Physiotherapy lecturer Andrea Fuente, who teaches the subjects Fundamentals of Physiotherapy (1st), Assessment in Physiotherapy (1st), Basic Health Care (2nd), Kinesitherapy (2nd) and Final Degree Project (4th) at the Bellvitge Campus, has had her research published which originally formed part of her Master’s Final Project on the “Deciding factors in choosing  to study a Physiotherapy Degree in Catalonia from the students’ point of view”. The work was carried out in 2018 on a large sample of students (941 first-year students were surveyed from 10 of the 12 university centres that offer this degree in Catalonia, including representatives from the Salt and Terres de l’Ebre campuses of EUSES) this also made it possible to evaluate the differences between French and Spanish students and between men and women.

The research article has been published in the journal Peer J and some of the conclusions were that the most determining factors in the decision to study physiotherapy were: the desire to help others; the relationship of the profession with sport and manual practice; as well as the flexibility of work in terms of the multiple possibilities of job placement.

It was also concluded that women prioritise helping others and interest in science, while for male students the most important reasons were the relationship between physiotherapy and sport, complementing previous studies, as well as social factors (admiration, recommendations, friendship, recognition) and socio-economic factors such as employability or good income.

Compared to Spanish students, French students are more motivated by the relationship with sport, social and socio-economic factors (expectation of good salaries and employment) and some vocational factors, such as a childhood desire or interest in a manual profession.

02 November 2022

Academic volunteering in physiotherapy of the students of the degree in Half Sitges

Under the tutelage of the EUSES Alumni physiotherapist Laura Vilella, students of the Bellvitge Campus have carried out last weekend an academic volunteering in...

12 September 2022

The 2022/2023 university academic year begins at the Campus of Salt, Bellvitge and Terres de l’Ebre

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15 July 2022

Registration period open for university degrees at the Salt, Bellvitge and Terres de l’Ebre campuses

The enrolment period for the 2022/23 academic year at the Salt, Bellvitge and Terres de l'Ebre campus opened this Friday. In all...

08 June 2022

55 new graduates in the 4th promotion of the Degree in Physiotherapy (EUSES-UdG, ENTI-UB) in a ceremony held at the Paraninfo Hall

The Paraninfo Hall of the University of Barcelona has been this Tuesday 7th June an incomparable setting for the graduation ceremony of...

28 April 2022

EUSES Alumni consolidates the Talent Day in a 2nd edition with a resounding success of participation

All the objectives set by EUSES Alumni in relation to the Talent Day were more than achieved in a second edition that...

21 February 2022

Last Saturday the Open Doors Day was held at the Bellvitge Campus with a very good affluence of the public

On Saturday 19th February, the doors of the Bellvitge Campus were opened to all those people interested in taking the course 2022/23...

23 December 2021

Graduation ceremony for the 2016/20 graduating class of the Degree in Physiotherapy (UdG-UB)

Last Friday, 17th December, the graduation ceremony of the Degree in Physiotherapy (degree of the University of Girona and the University of Barcelona)...

15 December 2021

10 years of EUSES Alumni: Interview with director and founder, Sílvia Roche

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01 December 2021

AQU Catalunya’s satisfaction survey for 2021 graduates begins

Graduates who completed their studies last year on the Bachelor's Degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences and the Bachelor's Degree in...

13 September 2021

The next 2021/22 academic year of Physiotherapy starts at Bellvitge Campus

The Bellvitge Campus has given this morning the starting signal for the academic year 2021/22 for students of 1st, 2nd, 3rd and...
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