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Scholarly biography

Dr. Lieselotte Corten is a senior lecturer in Physiotherapy, at the University of Brighton. She graduated with a BSc (2009) and MSc (2011) in Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium; with a major in paediatric physiotherapy. She was awarded a PhD in Physiotherapy from the University of Cape Town in July 2017 (dissertation title: The use of assisted autogenic drainage in children with acute and chronic respiratory conditions).

Research interests

Dr. Lieselotte Corten is specialised in paediatric physiotherapy, engaging in quantitative research and systematic reviews in this field of physiotherapy. Her research interests are physiotherapy in mainstream schools, physical activity and motor development in children, paediatric neurology, paediatric respiratory conditions and sports in youth. She values the importance of primary health care, collaborating with communities to provide health care for all.

Supervisory Interests

My supervisory and research interests are paediatric physiotherapy, with a special interest in physical activity and motor development in children, physiotherapy in mainstream schools, interventions in cystic fibrosis and paediatric neurology. I am currently supervising 7 MSc students, in the field of paediatric physiotherapy and sports physiotherapy; and have been involved in several PhD projects as a student mentor.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Cape Town

Feb 201314 Jul 2017

Master, KU Leuven

Sep 20097 Jul 2011

Bachelor, KU Leuven

Sep 20061 Jul 2009

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Hospitalized Child Medicine & Life Sciences
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Research Output 2015 2019

  • 8 Literature review
  • 4 Article
  • 2 Conference contribution with ISSN or ISBN
  • 1 Abstract

Motor Performance in South African Children with Cystic Fibrosis

Corten, L. & Morrow, B., 30 Jul 2019, In : Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics .

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cystic Fibrosis
Body Height
Forced Expiratory Volume
Body Mass Index

The utility of using peak expiratory flow and forced vital capacity to predict poor expiratory cough flow in children with neuromuscular disorders

Morrow, B., Angelil, L., Forsyth, J., Huisamen, A., Juries, E. J. & Corten, L., 27 Jun 2019, In : South African Journal of Physiotherapy. 75, 1, 8 p., a1296.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Vital Capacity
Neuromuscular Diseases
Respiratory Muscles

A systematic review of the psychometric properties of the cross-cultural translations and adaptations of the Multidimensional Perceived Social Support Scale (MSPSS)

Dambi, J., Corten, L., Chiwaridzo, M., Jack, H., Mlambo, T. & Jelsma, J., 2 May 2018, In : Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 16, 80.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Social Support

Cough augmentation techniques for people with chronic neuromuscular disorders (Protocol)

Morrow, B., Argent, A., Zampoli, M., Human, A., Corten, L. & Toussaint, M., 21 Nov 2018, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 11, CD013170.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Assisted autogenic drainage in infants and young children hospitalized with uncomplicated pneumonia, a pilot study

Corten, L., Jelsma, J., Human, A., Rahim, S. & Morrow, B., 19 Jul 2017, In : Physiotherapy Research International. 23, 1, p. e1690

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hospitalized Child
Nursing Care
Respiratory Rate