Dr. Harpa Helgadóttir

Sjúkraþjálfari, PhD í Líf- og læknavísindum

Sérfræðingur í greiningu og meðferð stoðkerfis (Manual Therapy)

Sími: (354) 897-2896

Netfang: [email protected]

KENNIR ÖLLUM HÓPUM

     
     
MENNTUN
Fjölbrautaskólinn við Ármúla (1985) stúdent
Háskóli Íslands, Læknadeild, Sjúkraþjálfun BSc (1991).
Sérfræði viðurkenning í Manuell Terapy frá University of St. Augustine (2000) MTc
Masters nám við University of St. Augustine (2005) MHSc.
Doktorsnám við Læknadeild Háskóla Íslands (2010) PhD. 
 

STARFSREYNSLA
Sjúkraþjálfari hjá Æfingastöð Styrktarfélags lamaðra og fatlaðra (1990-1995)
Sjúkraþjálfari hjá Gáska sjúkraþjálfun (1996-2003)
Sjúkraþjálfari hjá Hreyfigreiningu (2003-2006)
Sjúkraþjálfari hjá Breiðu bökunum síðan 2006

Kennari við Háskóla Íslands síðan 2003

Kennari við University of St. Augustine (St. Augustine FL, San Marcos CA, Austin TX) síðan 2012

Er stofnandi Breiðu bakanna og hefur kennt bakleikfimi í Kramhúsinu, Gáska sjúkraþjálfun, Hreyfigreiningu og Heilsuborg síðan 1990.

Kennir námskeið fyrir sjúkraþjálfara erlendis og á vegum Félags Íslenskra Sjúkraþjálfara physio.is

 

GREINAR Í VÍSINDATÍMARITUM

Altered scapular orientation during arm elevation in patients with insidious onset neck pain and whiplash associated disorder.J Orthop Sports Phys Ther, 2010:40(12); 784-791.

Altered alignment of the shoulder girdle and cervical spine in patients with insidious onset neck pain and whiplash associated disorders. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 2011:27(3);181-191.

Altered activity of the serratus anterior in patients with cervical disorders. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 2011: In press

 

RANNSÓKNIR OG VERKEFNI

Organizer and conductor of a conference for the Continuing Education at the University of Iceland. "Recent development in assessment and management of low back pain", 2015.

Speaker at The Icelandic Physical Therapist Conference, Reykjavik 2015.

Speaker at The Icelandic Physical Therapist Conference, Reykjavik 2014.

Doktorsverkefni:Investigation of the stability system of the scapula in patients with cervical spine disorders. Assessment of scapular orientation and recruitment of the scapular stability muscles in patients with insidious onset neck pain and whiplash associated disorders, Reykjavik 2010

Speaker at 3rd International Conference on Movement Dysfunction, Edinburgh 2009

Speakar at The Icelandic Physical Therapist conference, Reykjavik 2009

Speaker at The Medical Faculty conference at Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik 2008

Masters verkefni: Prognostic value of kinesthetic disturbances in the cervical spine and changes in movement sense during acute stage of whiplash associated disorder St. Augustine, USA 2005

Ritgerðir við University of St. Augustine: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in association with Whiplash Associated Disorder: Relevance to the Physical Therapist (2004)

The contrasting opinions about whiplash as a causative factor in temporomandibular disorders, St. Augustine 2004

Locking techniques in manual therapy" St. Augustine, USA 2001

The nature and the physiological response of the "joint pop" , St. Augustine 2001

The role and the importance of the muscles that rotate the spine, St. Augstine 2000
The orientation of the facet joints, their relationship to spinal mechanics and mobility, and how facet mobility affects the disc, St. Augstine 2000

 

HELSTU NÁMSKEIÐ:

Building the ultimate back: from rehabilitation to high performance, McGill S, 2015.

A classification based cognitive functional approach to managing disabling back pain, O'Sullivan P, 2014

Diagnosis and treatment of movement system impairment; syndromes for the upper quadrant, Caldwell C, 2014.

The Cranium, Neck, Upper Thorax and Shoulder - Understanding the relationship between the regions using the integrated systems model for disablity and pain, Lee D, 2013

Movement system impairment syndromes of the hip joint, Sahrmann S, 2013.

Akúpúnktúr, Ólafsson M, 2012

Kinetic control - Diagnosis, subgroup classification & motor control retraining of neck pain, 2010

Movement system impairment syndromes of the hip joint, Sahrmann S, 2009

Kinetic control - Diagnosis, subgroup classification & motor control retraining of the shoulder girdle, Mottram S, 2009

Kinetic control - Theory and concepts, Mottram S, 2009

Applied musculoskeletal imaging for physical therapists. Agustsson H, University of St. Augustine 2008.

Advanced Pelvis - An integrated approach for restoring function, relieving pain. Lee D, 2008.

Introduction to the Pelvis - An integrated approach for restoring function, relieving pain. Lee D, 2007.

Problem based learning. Solomon P and Babtiste S. University of Hamilton, Ontario Canada, 2007.

Leiðbeinandanámskeið ÍSÍ í stafagöngu 2006.

Námskeið um bakþjálfun, Kristjansson E, 2003.

Námskeið um hálshnykk, Kristjansson E, 2003.

Námskeið um grindarlos og Myofacial release, Cartensen B, 1996