Ending the week on a positive note…

This was quite a week. I am sure the events of this week left people feeling fraught about the state of our nation, the level of civility, and whether equality is achievable. The recent events this past week were difficult to witness and leaves questions about the state of our nation and humanity. However, these …

Research Bite: Common Statistical Tests, Null Hypothesis, and Statistical Significance.

Statistics In the simplest terms, statistics is the calculated differences between groups. In the case of a research study, in the simplest terms, statistics gives you information on the strength of the differences between groups with whatever dependent variable the researcher is observing. These groups can be the intervention group and control group or different …

Research Bite: The benefits of using a systematic review to learn about your research topic.

Though systematic reviews can seem daunting to read and digest, this research design has many benefits for your literature review and study design. The benefits of using a systematic review: The methods section is a blueprint for how to complete research on your topic where you learn:Key words/phrases to search on your topicDatabases to use …

OT Research Article Spotlight: Systematic Review of Telerehabilitation in Occupational Therapy Practice.

Article Effects of telerehabilitation in occupational therapy practice: A systematic review. Authors Goris Hung KN and Kenneth NK Fong Journal Hong Kong Journal of Occupational Therapy Research Design Systematic Review Purpose The purpose of this study was to review the current evidence on the application of telerehabilitation and its clinical outcomes in OT practice over …