Big thanks for all your messages and emails of support. Our Physio family is strong at this time. We are excited about using this period of uncertainty to develop some new online courses. Gerard has a lot of experience in this area, from his Assistant Prof role in Coventry University and the webinar he developed for the APTA. We move forwards together. Stay safe.
Join Our Study: Testing the feasibility of an 8-week online mindfulness-based course designed to improve quality of life of people living with endometriosis and adenomyosis.
Are you over the age of 18 and have been diagnosed with endometriosis and/or adenomyosis?
Are you interested in learning how to use mindfulness practices to help you manage the psychological impact of living with the symptoms of endometriosis and/or adenomyosis?
Do you have a device that would allow you to access the online course (smartphone, laptop, computer or tablet)?
Researchers at Coventry University are looking for people living with endometriosis and/or adenomyosis to take part in a study that will evaluate the Phoenix Course, an 8-week online mindfulness-based course designed to improve the quality of life of people living with these conditions. Women living with endometriosis and adenomyosis were involved in the designing of this course.
What will the study involve?
The course will run twice, eight weeks apart. One version of the course will include facilitator and peer support, another version will be self directed. Everyone on the course will be asked to complete two surveys, before and after the course. You will be randomly assigned to one version of the course. One will begin right away and one in 8 weeks times. Everyone's data will be equally valued and analysed in order to evaluate the course. There are eight sessions, which should take no longer than 2 hours to complete. There are videos and meditations that have been specifically recorded for the course, both versions of the course will access the same content e.g. videos, exercises and meditations.
How do I join?
Step 1 - Read the information page that follows.
Step 2 - Answer the consent form questions.
Step 3 - Complete the pre-course surveys (you will be randomly assigned to a version of the course)
Saturday 5th December 2020 - Sunday 6th December 2020
Join Sarah for this LIVE ONLINE Yoga course.
( Let Sarah tell you how it will all work, also run live on line for Irish Physio Association , ICSP in September 2020 to great acclaim) .
To ensure you all get the most out of the course, you’ll have a recording of the course and we’ll record the breathwork and sequences separately so you can access these easily later.
We will practice virtually together and in small groups other over the weekend, it works really well.
Come along to learn about the evidence for using a yoga-based approach for treatment and rehabilitation of MSK conditions, chronic and pelvic pain conditions, healthy ageing and mental health conditions. The evidence and strategies to help managed the associated stress and anxiety around these conditions and the times we and our patients find ourselves in right now.
We will look at different yoga styles, a sequence of postures & modifications incorporating stability, balance, flexibility, and the benefits of breathwork. The course is experiential, we practice together so you can feel the benefit for yourselves and then use this approach with patients.
We are offering an optional one-to-one 30-minute follow-up video session after the course to help you to use this in clinical practice, be that face to face or virtually.