Irene König

Steckbrief

Irene König Co-Leiterin BSc Physiotherapie

  • Adresse Berner Fachhochschule
    Gesundheit
    Fachbereich Physiotherapie
    Murtenstrasse 10
    3008 Bern

Tätigkeiten

  • Deputy Head Pelvic Floor and Continence Group, Applied Research & Development, Department of Health Professions, Division of Physiotherapy, Bern University of Applied Sciences

  • Research Associate, Applied Research & Development, Department of Health Professions, Division of Physiotherapy, Bern University of Applied Sciences

  • Owner of physiotherapy practice, team leader and physical therapist; aveo Therapiezentrum, 6343 Rotkreuz

Lehre

  • BSc Physiotherapy

  • MSc Physiotherapy

  • Supervision of Bachelor thesis

  • Supervision of Master thesis

  • Transfer module

Lebenslauf

  • 2019-today Deputy Head Pelvic Floor and Continence Group Applied Research & Development, Department of Health Professions, Division of Physiotherapy, Bern University of Applied Sciences
  • 2015-today Research associate Applied Research & Development, Department of Health Professions, Division of Physiotherapy, Bern University of Applied Sciences
  • 2009-today Owner, physical therapist, team leader aveo Therapiezentrum, Rotkreuz
  • 2006-2012 Lecturer Professional school for medical massage Dickerhof AG, Emmenbrücke
  • 2002-2004 Physical therapist Physio Sportiv, Ibach
  • 2000-2001 Physical therapist Physiotherapy Edelmann, Zug
  • 1999-2000 Physical therapist Physiotherapy Bahnhofplatz, Pfäffikon SZ
  • 1998 - 1999 Physical therapist Rehabilitation Center for cardiovascular diseases, Seewis
  • 2016-today PhD cand Rehabilitation Sciences & Physiotherapy Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • 2017-2019 Master of Arts in Adult Education Technical University Kaiserslautern
  • 2012-2015 Master of Science in Physiotherapy Bern University of Applied Sciences and Zurich University of Applied Sciences
  • 1994 – 1998 Bachelor in Physiotherapy Academy Physiotherapy Thim van der Laan, Landquart
  • 2019 Pessary therapy
  • 2019 Didactics: Adult education of recognition
  • 2019 Program planning and marketing
  • 2018 Art of lecturing
  • 2018 Competence development
  • 2018 Quality management in clinical research
  • 2018 Good Clinical Practice (GCP) refresher
  • 2018 Health economics
  • 2017 Ultrasonic diagnostics basic and advanced
  • 2016 Motor control
  • 2016 Pelvic floor rehabilitation children (SOMT)
  • 2016 Anorectal dysfunction (SOMT)
  • 2016 CAS neuro-rehabilitation Bobath
  • 2015 Good Clinical Practice I and II (GCP I and II)
  • 2011 Scientific working
  • 2011 Examiner training for diplomas
  • 2010 Methodology - Didactics
  • 2010 Dry needling
  • 2009 Pilates instructor
  • 2009 Metabolic Balance advisor
  • 2007 Kinesio taping
  • 2002 Pelvic floor muscles rehabilitation
  • 2001 Bobath Basic and Advanced
  • 2000 Workplace ergonomics
  • 2000 Manual therapy (Kaltenborn)
  • 1999 Training therapy
  • 1999 Aqua Fit instructor

Publikationen

  • Koenig, I., Eichelberger, P., Luginbuehl, H., Kuhn, A., Taeymans, J., Lehmann, C., Radlinger, L., (2020).
    Activation patterns of pelvic floor muscles in women with incontinence while running: A randomized controlled trial. IUJ (accepted)

  • Koenig, I., Moetteli, C., Luginbuehl, H., Radlinger, L., Kuhn, A., Taeymans, J. (2020).
    Health status, comorbidities and cost-of-illness in females with stress urinary incontinence living in the Canton of Bern. ZEFQ; doi:10.1016/j.zefq.2020.02.002. Epub 2020 May

  • Blasimann, A., Koenig, I., Baert, I., Baur, H., Vissers, D. (2020).
    Which assessments are used to analyze active knee stability after an anterior cruciate ligament injury to determine readiness to return to sports? medRxiv preprint; doi:10.1101/2020.03.05.20031617.

  • Lutz, N., Clarys, P., Koenig,I., Deliens, A., Taeymans, J., Verhaeghe, N. (2019).
    Interventions to improve physical activity and decrease sedentenary behavior at the workplace – a systematic review of economic evaluations. Scand J Work Environ Health; doe:10.5271/sjweh.3871. Epub 2019 Dec

  • Koenig, I., Eichelberger, P., Leitner, M., Moser, H., Kuhn, A., Taeymans, J., Radlinger, L. (2019).
    Pelvic floor activity patterns in women with and without stress urinary incontinence while running. Ann Phys Rehabilitations Med; doe:10.1016/j.rehab.2019.09.013. Epub 2019 Nov

  • Gass, S., Kuhn, M., Koenig, I., Radlinger, L., Koehler B. (2019).
    Development of an ICF-based questionnaire for urinary and / or faecal incontinence (ICF-IAF): The female patients’ perspective using focus groups. Neurourol Urodyn; doi: 10.1002/nau.24031. Epub 2019 May

  • Kuhn, M., Gass, S., Koenig, I., Radlinger, L., Koehler B. (2019).
    Development of an ICF-based questionnaire for urinary and / or faecal incontinence (ICF-IAF): The male patients’ perspective using focus groups. Neurourol Urodyn; doi: 10.1002/nau.24034. Epub 2019 May

  • König, I., Kuhn, M., Radlinger, L., Koehler, B. (2019).
    Development and validation of the ICF-Incontinence Assessment Form (ICF-IAF) to identify problems and resources for planning and evaluation of interventions using the Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health of the World Health Organization: Preliminary study. Neurourol Urodyn; doi:10.1002/nau.23938. Epub 2019 Feb

  • Koenig, I., Eichelberger, P., Blasimann, A., Hauswirth, A., Baeyens, J.P., Radlinger, L. (2018).
    Wavelet analysis of electromyographic signals derived from lower extremity muscles while walking or running: A systematic review. PLOS ONE; 13(11):e0206549. doi:org/10.1371/j.pone.0206549. Epub 2018 Nov

  • Koenig, I., Flury, N., Radlinger, L. (2017).
    Consideration croisées dans les etudes évaluant les muscles pelvien au moyen d’un EMG: examen de portée. Kinésithérapie, la Revue; 17(192):31-32. doi:org/10.1016/j.kine.2017.09.042. Epub 2017 Dec

  • Koenig, I., Blasimann, A., Hauswirth, A., Eichelberger, P., Baeyens JP., Radlinger, L. (2017).
    Analyse des ondelettes de lEMG provenant des extrémités inférieures lors de la marche ou de la course: revue systématique. Kinésithérapie, la Revue; 17(192):22. doi:org/10.1016/j.kine.2017.09.024. Epub 2017 Dec

  • Luginbuehl, H., Lehmann, C., Baeyens, JP., Kuhn, A., Koenig, I., Radlinger, L. (2017).
    Entraînement réflexe volontaire et involontaire des muscles du plancher pelvien pour lutter contre l’incontinence urinaire liée à l’effort. Kinésithérapie, la Revue; 17(192):29. doi:org/10.1016/j.kine.2017.09.037. Epub 2017 Dec

  • Koenig, I., Luginbuehl, H., Radlinger, L. (2017).
    Intra-session reliability of pelvic floor muscle electromyography tested on healthy women and women with stress urinary incontinence or weak pelvic floor muscle. Ann Phys Rehabil Med; 60(2017):382-386. doi: 10.1016/j.rebab.2017.04.002. Epub 2017 April 7

  • Flury, N., Koenig, I., (both first authors), Radlinger, L. (2017).
    Crosstalk considerations in studies evaluating pelvic floor muscles using electromyography in women: A scoping review (Publication). Arch Gynecol Obstet; 295(4):799-809. doi: 10.1007/s00404-017-4300-5. Epub 2017 Feb 7

  • Koehler, B., Koenig, I., Isler, M., Passweg, D., Radlinger, L. (2015).
    Development of the ICF Incontinence Assessment Form to identify problems and resources in male and female patients with urinary and / or faecal incontinence (ICF-IAF): Subproject Delphi technique survey among 262 physiotherapists in 5 German speaking countries. Neurourol Urodyn; 3:314-315

  • Koenig, I. (2016). Inkontinenz kann gut behandelt werden. Physiomagazin 2/16.

  • Koenig, I., Moser, H., Radlinger, L. Aktivität und Kontraktionsformen der Beckenbodenmuskulatur im Alltag und Training. Workshop DKG congress 2019, Essen.

  • Koenig, I. Inkontinenz kann gut behandelt werden. Keynote presentation Publicare 2019, Zürich.

  • Koenig, I., Moser, H., Radlinger, L. Willkürliche und unwillkürliche Kontraktionen der Beckenbodenmuskulatur: Neue Überlegungen zur Trainingstherapie bei Belastungsinkontinenz. Workshop DKG congress 2018, Stuttgart.

  • Koenig, I. Cost of illness in females with stress urinary incontinence in the canton of Bern, Switzerland. Workshop economic evaluation Antwerp University 2018, Antwerp

  • Koenig, I. Eductional training for medical doctors: Stress Urinary Incontinence. University Hospital Insel, Urogynecology 2015, Bern.

  • Koenig, I., Moetteli, C., Luginbuehl, H., Radlinger, L., Kuhn, A., Taeymans, J. (2021).
    Health status, comorbidities and cost-of-illness in females with stress urinary incontinence living in the Canton of Bern. Congress Reha Schweiz and Physioswiss 2021, Nottwil (accepted, poster)

  • Luginbuehl, H., Lehmann, C., Koenig, I., Kuhn, A., Buergin, R., Radlinger, L. (2021).
    Involuntary versus voluntary pelvic floor muscle training for stress urinary incontinence treatment. Congress Reha Schweiz and Physioswiss 2021, Nottwil (accepted, oral presentation)

  • Blasimann, A., Koenig,I., Baert, I., Baur, H., Vissers, D. (2021).
    Assessments for neuromuscular control after an anterior cruciate ligament injury to decide upon return to sports. IOC world conference prevention of injury & illness in sport 2021, Monaco. (accepted, poster)

  • Junginger, B., Mc Lean, L., Koenig, I., Kirschner-Hermanns, R. (2020).
    The ins and outs of using electromyography (EMG) in the evaluation and treatment of pelvic floor disorders. International Urogynecological Association congress (IUGA) 2020, The Hague. (accepted, workshop)

  • Koenig, I., Luginbuehl, H., Rogan, S. (2020).
    Development and validation of an electronic mentoring questionnaire for health professions’ students in Switzerland. Congress of the international association for medical education (AMEE), virtual (short communication - virtual)

  • Koenig,I., Eichelberger, P., Luginbuehl, H., Kuhn, A., Lehmann, C., Taeymans, J., Radlinger, L. (2019).
    Activation patterns of pelvic floor muscles in women with incontinence while running: A randomized controlled trial. 49th Annual Meeting of the International-Continence-Society (ICS) 2019, Gothenburg. (Oral prodium presentation)

  • Koenig,I., Moetteli, C., Luginbuehl, H., Radlinger, L., Kuhn, A., Taeymans, J. (2019).
    Cost of illness in females with stress urinary incontinence in a German speaking part of Switzerland. 49th Annual Meeting of the International-Continence-Society (ICS) 2019, Gothenburg. (Open discussed e-poster)

  • Luginbuehl, H., Lehmann, C., Koenig,I., Kuhn, A., Buergin, R., Radlinger, L. (2019).
    Involuntary reflexive pelvic floor muscle training in addition to standard training alone for women with stress urinary incontinence: A randomized controlled trial. 49th Annual Meeting of the International-Continence-Society (ICS) 2019, Gothenburg. (Oral podium presentation)

  • Lutz,N., Clarys, P., Koenig,I., Deliens, A., Taeymans, J., Verhaeghe, N. (2019).
    Interventions to improve physical activity and decrease sedentenary behavior at the workplace – a systematic review of economic evaluations. Annual Meeting of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) 2019, Prague. (Poster)

  • Luginbuehl, H., Lehmann, C., Koenig,I., Kuhn, A., Buergin, R., Radlinger, L. (2019).
    Involuntary reflexive pelvic floor muscle training in addition to standard training alone for women with stress urinary incontinence: A randomized controlled trial. Annual Meeting of the Schweizer Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe (SGGG) 2019, St. Gallen. (Oral podium presentation & key note presentation)

  • Koenig,I., Eichelberger, P., Luginbuehl, H., Kuhn, A., Lehmann, C., Taeymans, J., Radlinger, L. (2019).
    Motor unit recruitment behavior of incontinent women’s pelvic floor muscles while running: A randomized controlled trial. World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) 2019, Geneva. (Poster)

  • Kuhn, M., Gass, S., Koenig, I., Radlinger, L. (2019).
    The ICF-Incontinence Assessment Form (ICF-IAF) to identify problems and resources in patients with urinary or fecal incontinence: Subproject the patient’s perspective. World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) 2019, Geneva. (Poster)

  • Koenig, I., Eichelberger, P., Leitner, M., Moser, H., Kuhn, A., Taeymans, J., Radlinger, L. (2018).
    Pelvic floor muscle activity patterns in women with and without stress urinary incontinence during running: A wavelet approach. Kongress Deutsche Kontinenz Gesellschaft (DKG) 2018, Stuttgart. (Oral podium presentation)

  • Koenig, I., Moser, H., Radlinger, L. (2018).
    Willkürliche und unwillkürliche Kontraktionen der Beckenbodenmuskulatur: Neue Überlegungen zur Trainingstherapie bei Belastungsinkontinenz. Kongress Deutsche Kontinenz Gesellschaft (DKG) 2018, Stuttgart. (Workshop)

  • Koenig, I., Eichelberger, P., Moser, H., Leitner, M., Kuhn, A., Taeymans, J., Radlinger, L. (2018).
    Fiber recruitment behavior of continent and incontinent women’s pelvic floor muscles while running: A wavelet approach. 48th Annual Meeting of the International-Continence-Society (ICS) 2018, Philadelphia. (Oral podium presentation)

  • The ICF-IAF-Consensus-Group: Austrian Delegation Goedl-Purrer, B., Udier, E.; German
    Delegation: von der Heide, S., Rothe, Ch.; Swiss Delegation: de Jong, J., Koenig, I; Radlinge, L., Koehler, B. (2018). Development of the ICF-Incontinence Assessment Form (ICF-IAF) to identify problems and resources of patients with urinary and / or faecal incontinence using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) of the World Health Organization (WHO): The formal conference for the adoption of the 1st version. 48th Annual Meeting of the International-Continence-Society (ICS) 2018, Philadelphia. (Oral podium presentation)

  • Koenig, I., Eichelberger, P., Leitner, M., Moser, H., Kuhn, A., Taeymans, J., Radlinger, L. (2018).
    Pelvic floor muscle activity patterns in women with and without stress urinary incontinence during running: A wavelet approach. International Urogynecological Association congress (IUGA) 2018, Wien. (Oral podium presentation)

  • Koenig, I., Blasimann, A., Hauswirth, A., Eichelberger, P., Baeyens, J.P., Radlinger, L. (2017).
    Wavelet analysis of electromyography derived from lower extremities while walking or running: A systematic review. Congress Reha Schweiz and Physioswiss 2017, Davos. (Oral podium presentation)

  • Koenig, I., Flury, N. (both first authors), Radlinger, L. (2017).
    Crosstalk considerations in studies evaluating pelvic floor muscles using electromyography in women: A scoping review. Congress Reha Schweiz and Physioswiss 2017, Davos. (Poster)

  • Luginbuehl, H., Lehmann, C., Baeyens, JP., Kuhn, A., Koenig, I., Radlinger, L. (2017).
    Involuntary reflexive versus standard voluntary pelvic floor muscle training: RCT protocol testing a new therapy concept for stress urinary incontinence. Congress Reha Schweiz and Physioswiss 2017, Davos. (Poster)

  • Koenig, I., Blasimann, A., Hauswirth, A., Eichelberger, P., Baeyens, J.P., Radlinger, L. (2017).
    Wavelet analysis of muscle activity of lower extremities while walking or running and pelvic floor muscles in women. A systematic review. World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) 2017, Cape Town. (Oral podium presentation)

  • Koenig, I., Flury, N. (both first authors), Radlinger, L. (2017).
    Crosstalk considerations in studies evaluating pelvic floor muscles using electromyography in women: A scoping review. World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) 2017, Cape Town. (Poster)

  • Luginbuehl, H., Lehmann, C., Baeyens, JP., Kuhn, A., Koenig, I., Radlinger, L. (2017).
    Involuntary reflexive versus standard voluntary pelvic floor muscle training: RCT protocol testing a new therapy concept for stress urinary incontinence. World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) 2017, Cape Town. (Poster)

  • Flury, N., Koenig, I. (both first authors), Radlinger, L. (2016).
    Crosstalk considerations in studies evaluating pelvic floor muscles using electromyography in women: A scoping review. Pelvisuisse Symposium 2016, Winterthur. (Poster)

  • Koenig, I., Blasimann, A., Hauswirth, A., Eichelberger, P., Baeyens, J.P., Radlinger, L. (2016).
    Wavelet Analyse der Muskelaktivitäten der unteren Extremitäten beim Gehen oder Laufen und der Beckenbodenmuskulatur bei Frauen: Ein systematisches Review. Kongress Deutsche Kontinenz Gesellschaft (DKG) 2016, Baden-Baden. (Oral podium presentation)

  • Koenig, I., Blasimann, A., Hauswirth, A., Eichelberger, P., Baeyens, J.P., Radlinger, L. (2016).
    Wavelet analysis of muscleactivity of lower extremities while walking or running and pelvic floor muscles in women. A systematic review. 46th Annual Meeting of the International-Continence-Society (ICS) 2016, Tokyo. (Oral podium presentation)

  • Koenig, I., Luginbuehl, H., Radlinger, L. (2016).
    Intra-session reliability of pelvic floor muscle electromyography tested on healthy women and women with stress urinary incontinence or weak pelvic floor muscle. International Urogynecological Association congress (IUGA) 2016, Cape Town. (Oral poster presentation)

  • Bardill, A., Bachmann, L., Eichelberger, P., Koenig, I., Luginbuehl, H., Radlinger, L. (2016).
    Exploring fatigue of pelvic floor muscles with electromyographic measurements during running. International Urogynecological Association congress (IUGA) 2016, Cape Town. (Oral poster presentation)

  • Koehler, B., Koenig, I., Brand, P., Gass, S., Kuhn, M., Radlinger, L.(2016).
    Entwicklung eines patientenorientierten Fragebogens bei Harn- und Stuhlinkontinenz auf der Basis der ICF (ICF-IAF). Physiocongress 2016, Basel. (Poster)

  • Koenig, I., Luginbuehl, H., Radlinger, L. (2016).
    Intra-session reliability of pelvic floor muscle electromyography tested on healthy women and women with stress urinary incontinence or weak pelvic floor muscle. Physiocongress 2016, Basel. (Poster)

  • Koenig, I., Luginbuehl, H., Radlinger, L. (2015).
    Intra-session reliability of pelvic floor muscle electromyography tested on healthy women and women with stress urinary incontinence or weak pelvic floor muscle. Pelvisuisse Symposium 2015, Winterthur. (Poster)

  • Koehler, B., Koenig, I., Isler, M., Passweg, D., Radlinger, L. (2015).
    Development of the ICF-Incontinence Assessment Form to identify problems and resources in male and female patients with urinary or faecal incontinence (ICF-IAF): Subproject delphi technique survey among 262 physiotherapists in 5 german speaking countries. 45th Annual Meeting of the International-Continence-Society (ICS) 2015, Montreal, Volume: 34. (Oral podium presentation)

Mitgliedschaften

  • Physioswiss: Swiss Physiotherapy Association

  • ICS: International Continence Society

  • IUGA: International Urogynecology Association

Auszeichnungen

Overall average grade: 5.525 (Swiss grading: Best result: 6, last positive grade :4)

Luginbuehl, H., Lehmann, C., Baeyens, JP., Kuhn, A., Koenig, I., Radlinger, L. (2017).
Involuntary reflexive versus standard voluntary pelvic floor muscle training: RCT protocol testing a new therapy concept for stress urinary incontinence (Poster).

Luginbuehl, H., Lehmann, C., Koenig,I., Kuhn, A., Buergin, R., Radlinger, L.
(2019). Involuntary reflexive pelvic floor muscle training in addition to standard training alone for women with stress urinary incontinence: A randomized controlled trial. (Key note presentation).

Sprachen- und Länderkenntnisse

  • Deutsch - Muttersprache oder zweisprachig
  • Englisch - Fliessend
  • Französisch - Fliessend
  • Italienisch - Fliessend