Schuster-Amft, Corina

Schuster-Amft, Corina
Country
Switzerland
Bio
Corina Schuster-Amft is the head of research at the rehabilitation centre Reha Rheinfelden and works as senior researcher at the Bern University of Applied Sciences and at the University of Basel in Switzerland. She is a physiotherapist with more than 13 year of clinical experience in neurorehabilitation. Besides her clinical work she obtained her Master of Physiotherapy Science from the University of Maastricht and her PhD from the University of Oxford Brookes. Her research focuses on interdisciplinary intervention methods, e.g. motor imagery, robot-aided therapy, and virtual reality to improve motor function in patients after a lesion in the central nervous system. Further, she is interested in assessments and measurement devices to evaluate the recovery process. Dr. Schuster-Amft regularly teaches courses on motor imagery and research methodology for Bachelor, Master and PhD-level students. Over the past five years she has co-authored more than 40 peer-reviewed journal publications, e.g. • Gerber R, Koppel S, Suica Z, Schuster-Amft C. Changes of the motor imagery perspective selection in patients with sensorimotor impairments - a longitudinal study. Oral presentation at the 2. Congress on NeuroRehabilitation and Neural Repair, Maastricht, May 2017.