Dr. Helena Luginbühl

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Dr. Helena Luginbühl Dozentin

  • Address Berner Fachhochschule
    Health Professions
    Fachbereich Physiotherapie
    Murtenstrasse 10
    3008 Bern

Activities

  • Deputy head of the Physiotherapy Bachelor Program, teaching and tutoring, research and student support

  • Clinician (specialization in uro-gynecological and lymphological treatments): Physiotherapie Helena Luginbuehl, Kapellenstrasse 28, 3011 Bern

Teaching

  • BSc Physiotherapy

  • MSc Physiotherapy

  • Continuing Education Physiotherapy

Research

CV

  • Since 2008 Deputy head of the Physiotherapy Bachelor Program, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Department of Health Professions, Division of Physiotherapy, Bern, Switzerland
  • Since 2005 Self-employed physiotherapist (specialization in uro-gynecological and lymphological treatments), own Physiotherapy, Bern, Switzerland
  • 2008-2019 Guest Lecturer (for Complex Decongestive Physiotherapy for post-operative and posttraumatic edema) Hanzehogeschool Groningen, Netherlands
  • 2006-2008 Lecturer, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Health, Bern, Switzerland
  • 2005-2006 Lecturer, Physiotherapy School Bern, Switzerland
  • 1997-2006 Course instructor and organizer in Lymphological Physiotherapy (LPT) for postgraduate physical therapists, self-employed, Bern, Switzerland
  • 2003-2006 Curriculum development project group member of the Physiotherapy Department Bern, Switzerland (to restructure the vocational programs to meet the standards of an institution of higher education), freelancer for the Physiotherapy Department Ausbilungszentrum Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
  • 1988-2005 Teacher, freelancer at the Physiotherapy schools Feusi and University Hospital Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
  • 1987-2005 Physiotherapist, Obstetric and Gynecological Clinic, University Hospital Inselspital Bern
  • 1985-1987 Physiotherapist, University Hospital Inselspital Bern (neurological rehabilitation) and Aarhus Gümligen (children), Switzerland
  • 2011-2016 PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy; Diploma 09.12.2016 Doctoral School of Life Sciences and Medicine, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
  • 2003-2004 Master of Medical Education (MME); Diploma 23.12.2004 Medical Faculty of the University of Bern, Switzerland, in Cooperation with the College of Medicine of the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
  • 1982-1985 Physiotherapist; Diploma 30.04.1985 (Bachelor Degree received in 2010) School of Physiotherapy University Hospital Inselspital Bern, Switzerland

Projects

Publications

  • LUGINBUEHL H., KOENIG I., ROGAN S., BLASIMANN A., ZUBER St. Transforming traditional physiotherapy hands-on skills teaching to technology enhanced learning during the Covid-19 pandemic. 2021 Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) The Virtual Conference "Redefining Health Professions Education Together". Accepted.

  • LUGINBUEHL, H., LEHMANN, C., KOENIG, I., KUHN, A., BUERGIN, R., RADLINGER, L. Involuntary versus voluntary pelvic floor muscle training for stress urinary incontinence treatment. 2021 2. Kooperationskongress reha schweiz & physioswiss online instead of Nottwil, Switzerland.

  • KOENIG, I., LUGINBUEHL, H., ROGAN, S., Development and validation of an electronic mentoring questionnaire for health professions’ students in Switzerland. 2020 Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) The Virtual Conference instead of Glasgow, United Kingdom.

  • LUGINBUEHL, H., LEHMANN, C., KOENIG, I., KUHN, A., BUERGIN, R., RADLINGER, L., Involuntary reflexive pelvic floor muscle training in addition to standard training versus standard training alone for women with stress urinary incontinence: a randomized controlled trial. Annual Meeting 2019 International Continence Society (ICS), Gothenburg, Sweden.

  • ROGAN, S., TAEYMANS, J., SIDLER, S., STURZENEGGER, T., LUGINBUEHL, H. Lymphedema prophylaxis recommendations after breast cancer surgery - a systematic literature review. 45th European Congress of Lymphology and 1st CGAFI Meeting 2019. Brussels, Belgium. The European Journal of Lymphology and related problems; 2019;30(79):20.

  • LUGINBUEHL, H., LEHMANN, C., KOENIG, I., KUHN, A., BUERGIN, R., RADLINGER, L., Involuntary reflexive pelvic floor muscle training in addition to standard training versus standard training alone for women with stress urinary incontinence: a randomized controlled trial. Annual congress 2019 Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe (SGGG), St. Gallen, Switzerland

  • BARDILL, A., BACHMANN, L., KOENIG, I., EICHELBERGER, P., LUGINBUEHL, H., RADLINGER, L. Exploring fatigue of pelvic floor muscles with electromyography during running. International Urogynecological Association IUGA congress 2016. Cape Town, South Africa.

  • LUGINBUEHL, H., BAEYENS, JP., KUHN A., CHRISTEN R., OBERLI B. & RADLINGER, L. Pelvic floor muscle Reflex activity during coughing – an exploratory and reliability study. German Continence Association Congress 2015. Munich, Germany.

  • LUGINBUEHL, H., BAEYENS, JP., KUHN A., CHRISTEN R., OBERLI B., ZBAEREN S. & RADLINGER, L. Pelvic floor muscle electromyography during coughing – an exploratory and reliability study. Swiss Association for Gynecology and Obstetrics Congress SGGG 2015. Lugano, Switzerland.

  • LUGINBUEHL, H., NAEFF RL., ZAHND A., BAEYENS, J-P., KUHN A. & RADLINGER, L. Pelvic floor muscle electromyography during different running speeds – an exploratory and reliability study. International Conference on Clinical and BioEngeneering for Women’s Health BioMedWomen 2015. Porto, Portugal.

  • LUGINBUEHL, H., BAEYENS, JP., NAEFF RL., ZAHND A., KUHN A. & RADLINGER, L. Pelvic floor muscle electromyography during different running speeds – an exploratory and reliability study. World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress 2015. Singapore.

  • LUGINBUEHL, H., BAEYENS, J.-P., TAEYMANS J., MAEDER I.-M., KUHN A., RADLINGER L. Pelvic floor muscle activation and strength components influencing female continence and stress urinary incontinence: a systematic review. German Continence Association Congress 2014. Frankfurt, Germany. The Abstract of this presentation was selected as one of the ten very interesting abstracts and published in the Journal of the German Continence Society. Interessante Vortrags-Abstracts des 26. Kongresses der Deutschen Kontinenz Gesellschaft e.V. kontinenz akutell 2014 Juli 63(2):18-22.

  • LUGINBUEHL, H., BAEYENS, JP., NAEFF RL., ZAHND A., KUHN A. & RADLINGER, L. Pelvic floor muscle electromyography during three different running speeds – an exploratory and reliability study. German Continence Association Congress 2014. Frankfurt, Germany.

  • LUGINBUEHL, H., BAEYENS, JP., NAEFF RL., ZAHND A., KUHN A. & RADLINGER, L. Pelvic floor muscle electromyography during three different running speeds – an exploratory and reliability study. International Urogynecological Association IUGA and American Urogynecologic SocietyJoint Meeting 2014. Washington DC, USA. Int Urogynecol J. 2014 July/August;20(4 Suppl):S104-S105.

  • LUGINBUEHL, H., BAEYENS, JP., TAEYMANS, J., MAEDER, IM., KUHN, A. & RADLINGER L. (2014) Pelvic floor muscle activation and strength components influencing female urinary continence and stress incontinence: a systematic review”. International Urogynecological Association IUGA and American Urogynecologic SocietyJoint Meeting 2014. Washington DC, USA. Int Urogynecol J. 2014 July/August;20(4 Suppl):S105.

  • LUGINBUEHL, H., BAEYENS, JP., NAEFF LR., ZAHND A., KUHN A. & RADLINGER, L. Pelvic floor muscle electromyography during three different running speeds – an exploratory and reliability study. Swiss Association for Gynecology and Obstetrics Congress 2014. Interlaken, Switzerland.

  • LUGINBUEHL, H., GRETER, C., GRUENENFELDER, D., BAEYENS, J.-P., KUHN, A. & RADLINGER, L. Intra-session test-retest reliability of pelvic floor muscle electromyography during running. German Continence Association Congress 2013. Hannover, Germany.

  • LUGINBUEHL, H., GRETER, C., GRUENENFELDER, D., BAEYENS, J.-P., KUHN, A. & RADLINGER, L. Intra-session test-retest reliability of pelvic floor muscle electromyography during running. Swiss Association for Gynecology and Obstetrics Congress 2013. Lugano, Switzerland.

  • LUGINBUEHL H., LEHMANN C., GERBER R., LAUPER M., HILFIKER R., KUHN A. & RADLINGER L. Stochastische Ganzkörpervibration bei Inkontinenz: Intermittierende versus Kontinuierliche Belastung. Physio Swiss Congress 2010. Basel, Switzerland.

  • LAUPER M., KUHN A., GERBER R., LUGINBUEHL H., RADLINGER L. Ganzkörpervibration und Aktivierbarkeit der Beckenbodenmuskulatur. 5. Physiokongress Thieme 2009. Stuttgart, Germany.

  • ROGAN S., TAEYMANS J., SIDLER S., STURZENEGGER T., LUGINBUEHL H. Is tissue damage avoidance important to prevent lymphedema after breast cancer surgery? A systematic review. World Physiotherapy Congress 2021. Online instead of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

  • LUGINBUEHL H., LEHMANN C., KOENIG I., KUHN A., BUERGIN R., RADLINGER L. Involuntary reflexive versus voluntary pelvic floor muscle training for stress urinary incontinence treatment: a randomized controlled trial. World Physiotherapy Congress 2021. Online instead of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

  • SCHRAKNEPPER A., WASSMER SAEUBERLI P., ECHELBERGER P., LUGINBUEHL H., RADLINGER L. Involuntary activity of pelvic floor muscles in healthy women while performing activities of daily living. World Confederation for Physical Therapy WCPT Congress 2019. Geneva, Switzerland.

  • SCHRAKNEPPER A., WASSMER SAEUBERLI P., ECHELBERGER P., LUGINBUEHL H., RADLINGER L. Involuntary activity of pelvic floor muscles in healthy women while performing activities of daily living. Oral Poster Presentation. International Continence Society 48th annual meeting 2018. Philadelphia, USA.

  • WASSMER SAEUBERLI P., SCHRAKNEPPER A., EICHELBERGER P., LUGINBUEHL H., RADLINGER L. Pelvic floor muscle reflex activity during drop-landings and mini-trampolining - an exploratory study. International Urogynecological Association IUGA meeting 2018. Vienna, Austria.

  • LUGINBUEHL, H., LEHMANN, C., BAYENS, JP., KUHN, A., KOENIG, I., RADLINGER, L. Involuntary reflexive versus voluntary pelvic floor muscle training for stress urinary incontinence. 1. Kooperationskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Physikalische Medizin und Rehabilitation (SGPMR) Reha Schweiz und des Schweizerischen Physiotherapie Verbandes physioswiss 2017. Davos, Switzerland. Kinésithérapie, la Revue; Volume 17, Issue 192, December 2017, Pages 29.

  • LUGINBUEHL, H., LEHMANN, C., BAYENS, JP., KUHN, A., KOENIG, I., RADLINGER, L. 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 Congress 2017. Cape Town, South Africa. Winner of the Outstanding Poster Presentation Award of the International Organization of Physical Therapists in Women's Health (IOPTWH)

  • KOENIG, I., LUGINBUEHL, H., RADLINGER, L. Intra-session reliability of pelvic floor muscle electromyography tested on healthy women and women with stress urinary incontinence or weak pelvic floor muscle. Oral Poster Presentation. International Urogynecological Association IUGA meeting 2016. Cape Town, South Africa.

  • LUGINBUEHL, H., BAEYENS, JP., KUHN A., CHRISTEN R., OBERLI B. & RADLINGER, L. Pelvic floor muscle electromyography during coughing – an exploratory and reliability study. International Urogynecological Association IUGA Meeting 2015. Nice, France.

  • LUGINBUEHL, H., BAEYENS, J.-P., TAEYMANS J., MAEDER I.-M., KUHN A., RADLINGER L. Pelvic floor muscle activation and strength components influencing female continence and stress urinary incontinence: a systematic review. World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress 2015. Singapore.

  • LUGINBUEHL, H., BAEYENS, J.-P., TAEYMANS J., MAEDER I.-M., KUHN A., RADLINGER L. Pelvic floor muscle activation and strength components influencing female continence and stress urinary incontinence: a systematic review. Symposium pelvisuisse. Winterthur 2014. Winner of the Poster Prize.

  • LUGINBUEHL, H., BAEYENS, JP., TAEYMANS, J., MAEDER, IM., KUHN, A., & RADLINGER L. Kontinent oder inkontinent? Der Einfluss von Kraft und Aktivität der Beckenbodenmuskulatur – ein systematisches Review. National Congress of the Physical Therapy Association Switzerland (physioswiss) 2014. Bern, Switzerland.

  • MUELLER, A., ORIGLIA, P., HOLZER GADOLA, M., ROHRBACH, D., LUGINBÜHL, H. Erfolgsfaktor Mentoring. Evaluation bei Dozierenden des Fachbereichs Gesundheit der BFH. Swiss Congress for Health Professions 2014. Bern, Switzerland.

  • LUGINBUEHL, H., GRETER, C., GRUENENFELDER, D., BAEYENS, J.-P., KUHN, A. & RADLINGER, L. Elektromyographie der Beckenbodenmuskulatur beim Joggen - Parametrisierung und Retest-Reliabilität. Physio Swiss Kongress 2012. Genf, Switzerland.

  • LUGINBUEHL, H., LEHMANN, C., GERBER, R., LAUPER, M., KUHN, A., HILFIKER, R. & RADLINGER, L. Load duration during stochastic whole body vibration in its effects on pelvic floor muscle activation. (Poster) World Confederation of Physical Therapy Congress 2011. Amsterdam, Netherlands.

  • LAUPER, M., KUHN, A., GERBER, R., LUGINBUEHL, H. & RADLINGER, L. Acute effects of stochastic and sinusoidal whole body vibration on pelvic floor muscle activation. (Poster) World Confederation of Physical Therapy Congress 2011. Amsterdam, Netherlands.

  • LUGINBUEHL H., EIGENMANN P. Clinical Reasoning as a Main Educational Strategy (Poster) Association for Medical Education Europe Congress 2003. Bern, Switzerland.

  • BMC Women's Health

  • Electromyography and Kinesiology

  • Neurourology and Urodynamics

  • PLOS ONE

  • The Journal of Urology

Memberships

Awards