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 …

Reading as an Occupation…What I read in November.

This month’s books tackled some worthy subjects: Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease and raising a transgender child, both books that can provide a perspective that can positively impact occupational therapy services. There were also a couple of new mysteries, my preferred genre, from two of my favorite authors. *=affiliate links Still Alice by Lisa Genova * …

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 …

OT Research Article Spotlight

The skills needed to be successful in occupational therapy fieldwork is more important than ever. Researchers study the skills needed to be successful with this important clinical component of being an occupational therapy practitioner.

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