Primary Functions of the CRC
1. Strategic leadership: to lead and facilitate chiropractic research development in the UK, including developing a comprehensive and cohesive research strategy providing both direction and coordination of chiropractic research.
2. Advocacy: representing the profession on matters relating to the chiropractic evidence base and research development. Acting on behalf of the profession, in a research context, to the media, the public and patients, policy-makers, the inter-professional research community, other health professions and healthcare regulators.
3. Research education: to provide a forum for the chiropractic educational institutions through which to forge consistent standards in research governance, to share expertise, achieve economies of scale, and foster undergraduate and postgraduate research collaboration. To promote research capacity and scholarship.
4. Information resource: to provide chiropractors, the public and patients, healthcare professionals, and the research and academic community with a recognised, high quality and accessible resource of research-related information concerning the distinctive body of knowledge within chiropractic practice.
5. Liaison and promotion: to improve awareness of chiropractic research development amongst chiropractors and the wider community. To establish links and build networks within the research fraternity, nationally and internationally, with a view to development through collaboration. To formulate and foster strategies for attracting funding for chiropractic research development.
6. Research Governance: to provide systems relevant for grants governance and research governance for the benefit of all stakeholders.
7. Knowledge Transfer: to foster and disseminate outputs from chiropractic audit, evaluation, and research activities via, for example, an annual research conference.
The Effect of Adding Forward Head Posture Corrective Exercises in the Management of Lumbosacral Radiculopathy: jmptonline.org/article/S0161-…
Is neck pain associated with worse health-related quality of life 6 months later? A population-based cohort study thespinejournalonline.com/article/S1529-…
Clinician proficiency in delivering manual treatment for neck pain within specified force ranges - The Spine Journal thespinejournalonline.com/article/S1529-…
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