The Environmental Physiotherapy Association Blog features regular news, events and ideas on all things Environmental Physiotherapy.
The contributions presented in this blog do not necessarily represent the opinions and values of the Environmental Physiotherapy Association as such. Rather, they represent the thoughts and work of contributing authors and through these, an open and ongoing discussion of what an environmentally aware and responsible is, could and should be.
Please use our contact form if you are interested in contributing to Moving Earth: The Environmental Physiotherapy Association Blog. Contributions in any language and any format on all potentially related topics welcome! Please see our contribution guidelines at the bottom of this page. We appreciate your help in developing and advancing an environmentally aware and responsible physiotherapy profession across research, education and clinical practice.
What are ecosystem services and what do they mean for physiotherapy?
The environment has long been recognised as a determinant of health (Dahlgren & Whitehead, 2021). While determinants of health may be protective,...
Upcoming EPT webinar: Nature-based therapies for healthcare providers
What are nature-based therapies and how can they be included in a rehabilitation care plan? In this webinar, Ziya "Z" Altug will explore mind-body...
Building the sustainable healthcare movement
The Environmental Physiotherapy Association and Health Care Without Harm Europe are excited to announce a new strategic partnership to advance the...
The inexorable March: Climate Change, Disability, and a Growing Urgency
There used to be a runway made of ice. Every winter, when the wild Bering Sea solidified between the tiny village of Little Diomede and the military...
Allied Health Professionals as agents for change: Chief Sustainability Officer’s Clinical Fellow
Over the last 10 years or more, many of us have been gradually moving towards more sustainable choices in our personal lives. Choosing greener modes...
Planetare Gesundheit in ErgoLogoPhysio – Welche Rolle spielen wir in der Klimakrise?
Die Health for Future Arbeitsgruppe ErgoLogoPhysio (ELP) lädt zusammen mit der Planetary Health Academy der Deutschen Allianz Klimawandel und...
Measures for improving the environmental sustainability of Norwegian physiotherapy services
It does not take a lot to understand that climate change is a problem too big for anybody to solve on their own. Truthfully, it can be overwhelming...
Developing environmental physiotherapy in a community effort on Physiopedia
Thanks to the passion and ongoing efforts of our members, the Environmental Physiotherapy Association continues to advance environmental awareness...
Aktive Schulwege: Vorstellung zweier Workshops für Grundschulkinder und deren Eltern
Was können Physiotherapeut:innen beitragen um einen Beitrag zur Nachhaltigkeit zu Leisten? Diese Frage stellen sich viele in der Health for Future...
Why preventative healthcare is critical to sustainable healthcare and how physiotherapy supports this
Although the healthcare sector is a critical service provider in every country, it possesses a significant environmental footprint (Malik, Lenzen,...
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