Course curriculum

  1. 1
    • A1: Navigating through this course

    • A2: Research Methods One Assignment Remit

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  3. 3
    • C1: Introduction to Research Methods

    • C2: Research Paper Task - Please use this research paper when watching the next video

    • C3a: Introduction to Research Methods (Video 2) Powerpoint Presentation

    • C3b: Introduction to Research Methods Video 2

    • C3c: Publication Bias

    • C4a: Refining Search Strategies Powerpoint presentation

    • C4b: Refining Search Strategies

    • C5a: Worksheet Download

    • C5b: Worksheet Submission

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    • D1: Improving your searches

    • D2a: Introduction to being critical Powerpoint Presentation

    • D2b: Introduction to being critical video

    • D3: PRISMA Checklists and Flow Diagrams

    • D4: PRISMA Task Submission

    • D5a: Reading Academia Powerpoint Presentation

    • D5: Reading Academia

    • D6: Reading Academia Self Assessment - Complete and upload in the next section

    • D7: Reading Academia Self Assessment submission point

    • D8a: Approaches to reading academia Powerpoint Presentation

    • D8b: Approaches to Reading Academia Video

    • D9: Speed Reading Task

    • D10: Speed Reading Reflection

    • D11a: Analysing the methodology of a paper Powerpoint Presentation

    • D11b: Analysing the methodology of a paper Video

    • D12: Practicing to read a paper

    • D13a: Worksheet Three Download

    • D13b: Worksheet Three Submission Point

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    • E1: Being critical

    • E2a: Being Critical Powerpoint Presentation

    • E2b: Being critical video

    • E3: Not interested in your negative Data video - Ben Goldacre

    • E4: Unreplicable video - Ben Goldacre

    • E5: A heart attack waiting to happen video - Ben Goldacre

    • E6: Tamiflu Video - Ben Goldacre

    • E7: Fake Fixes video - Ben Goldacre

    • E8a: Worksheet Four Download

    • E8b: Worksheet Four Submission Point

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Education Director

Mike Grice

Mike is a Registered Osteopath & Clinical Anatomist with over 20 year’s experience in the Health and Fitness Industry. Mike started his own training company in 2003 specialising in Health, Fitness and manual therapy training (Movement Therapy Education). He lectured on the FdSc and BSc Sports Therapy programmes at University College Birmingham and has been a guest lecturer at Universities throughout the UK and Europe. Mike is a lead tutor/advisor for Movement Therapy Education, Elite Therapy Education, RockTape and NAQI and regularly teaches courses for Premier League and Championship football clubs. Mike has held consultancy roles with Boots, Pera Products, Startrite, Brytespark, MicroScooter and Convatec playing a key role in the research and development of new products and education systems. Mike regularly presents at conferences including Therapy Expo, FitPro, International Fitness Showcase, Good Health Show and also presented at the 2014 IOC world conference for Injury Prevention in Monaco. Mike runs Movement Therapy Clinics in Birmingham where his team put all that Movement Therapy Education teach in to practice.