Profile of:

Karin Niedermann

physiotherapist, PhD, MPH; Professor at Zurich University of Applied Sciences; head of MSc physiotherapy programme. 30 years+ expertise in clinical work; research in national and international collaborations, with focus on physical activity (promotion), self-management /behavioural change and implementation research in rheumatic diseases, especially axSpA. Research physiotherapist of the Swiss Ankylosing Spondylitis Association (SVMB); member of the EULAR Quality of Care committee.

Full name: Karin Niedermann

Current country: Switzerland

Membership level: Associate

Type of membership: Member

Number of publications: 6

Reliability of an adapted core strength endurance test battery in individuals with axial spondylarthritis (2021)

Development of ASAS quality standards to improve the quality of health and care services for patients with axial spondyloarthritis (2020)

Differences between men and women with nonradiographic axial spondyloarthritis: clinical characteristics and treatment effectiveness in a real-life prospective cohort (2020)

Barriers and Facilitators of Vigorous Cardiorespiratory Training in Axial Spondyloarthritis: Surveys Among Patients, Physiotherapists, and Rheumatologists (2019)

Effects of exercise and physical activity promotion: meta-analysis informing the 2018 EULAR recommendations for physical activity in people with rheumatoid arthritis spondyloarthritis and hip/kneeosteoarthritis. (2018)

2018 EULAR recommendations for physical activity in people with inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis (2018)