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Research areas

Activity, Cancer in palliative stages, and Quality of life when Living at Home

Cancer rehabilitation with involvement of patients and next of kin

Human activity and everyday life studies

Palliative Care and daily living with advanced cancer

Community based cancer rehabilitation

Research information

Peer reviewed publications:

la Cour, K. & Cutchin, M. Developing Community Based Rehabilitation for Cancer     
        Survivors: Coordination and coherence. BMC Health Service Research (Accepted, 2013)

lott, I., Kottorp, A., la Cour, K., van Ness, F., Jonsson, H. & Sadlo, G. (2013) Sustanining International Partnerships: The European Master of Science Programme in Occupational Thearpy, a Case Study. Occupational Therapy International, published online 5April

Matovu SN, La cour K, Hemmingsson H: Narratives of Ugandan women adhering to HIV/AIDS medication. Occupational therapy international 2012, 19(4):176-184. 


 la Cour, K. & Hansen, HP. Aesthetic engagements: (2012) ‘Being’ in everyday life with 
 incurable cancer. American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicin  29(2):126-133

Gantschnig, B. Hemmingsson, H. & la Cour, K. (2011). Feeling and being involved? 
Participation experienced by children with disabilities at mainstream schools. Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools & Early Intervention 4:260-275 

Pereira, E., la Cour, K., Jonsson, H., & Hemmingsson, H., 12-2010. The participation 
  experience of children with disabilities in Portuguese mainstream schools. British 
  Journal of Occupational Therapy. 73/12, s 1- 9.

la Cour, K., Johannessen, H. & Josephsson, S. (2009). Activity and meaning-making in 
  everyday life of people with advanced cancer. Palliative & Supportive Care 7 (4): 469- 479.


la Cour, K., Nordell, K. & Josephsson, S. (2009). Everyday life of people with advanced cancer: 
   Activity, time, location & experience Occupational Therapy Journal of Research 29 (4): 154-162.

la Cour, K., Josephsson S., Tishelman C. & Nygård L. (2007). Experiences of engaging in 
   creative activity at a palliative care facility. Palliative & Supportive Care 5, 241-50.


la Cour, K., Josephsson S. & Luborsky M. (2005). Creating Connections to Life during 
   Life-Threatening llness: Creative Activity Experienced by Elderly People 
   and Occupational Therapists. Scand J Occup Ther 12 (3):98-109.

Books/Chapters:

la Cour, K & Johannessen, H. (2010). Communit-Based Cancer Rehabilitation [Kommunal Kræftrehabilitering - Erfaringsopsamling  fra 11 kommuner], University of Southern Denmark, Institut of Public Health, Odense: Grafisk Produktion Odense 

la Cour, K. (2008). Activities as resources when living with advanced cancer, PhD Thesis, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Occupational Therapy, Karolinska Insitutet, Stockholm: Reproprint AB.

Josephsson, S., la Cour, K. & Jonsson H. (2007). Possibility spaces in everyday life: On creative
potentials in interventions for persons with life-threatening incurable illness. In: Positive
Approaches to Health C.Dumont, G. Kielhofner Eds pp 37-46. New York: Nova Science
Publishers.

Other relevant activities:

Reviewer Journal of Rehabilitation Medicin

Editorial Board of Occupational Therapy Journal of Research

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Research Output

An existential support program for people with cancer: Development and qualitative evaluation

Assing Hvidt, E., Hvidt, N. C., Graven, V., la Cour, K., Rottmann, N., Thomsen, K. F., Linqvist, O., Rasmussen, A., Skaarup, H. & Roessler, K. K., Jun 2020, In : European Journal of Oncology Nursing. 46, 101768.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • Everyday activities when living at home with advanced cancer: A cross-sectional study

    Wæhrens, E. E., Brandt, Å., Peoples, H. & la Cour, K., Sep 2020, In : European Journal of Cancer Care. 29, 5, e13258.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • Impact of pain, fatigue and dyspnoea on occupational performance in people with advanced cancer: A longitudinal study

    Pilegaard, M. S., Cour, K. L., Brandt, Å., Lozano-Lozano, M. & Oestergaard, L. G., Oct 2020, In : Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy. 27, 7, p. 507-516

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • Motion-based technology for people with dementia training at home: Three-phase pilot study assessing feasibility and efficacy

    Petersen, J. D., Larsen, E. L., la Cour, K., von Bülow, C., Skouboe, M., Christensen, J. R. & Waldorff, F. B., 26. Aug 2020, In : J M I R Mental Health. 7, 8, 8 p., e19495.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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    Activities

    Bruger panel

    Karen la Cour (Panel member)

    2. Oct 2020

    Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses or seminars

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    REHPA workshop. At være pårørende til mennesker med livstruende sygdom.

    Karen la Cour (Organizer)

    14. Aug 2020

    Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses or seminars

    Det nære sundhedsvæsen og samspillet mellem de to sektorer - og specialiseret og basal palliation

    Karen la Cour (Lecturer) & Helle Ussing Timm (Lecturer)

    29. Nov 2019

    Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

    Journal of Psychosocial Oncology (Journal)

    Karen la Cour (Peer reviewer)

    Nov 2019Jan 2020

    Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

    Doing as agent of change

    Karen la Cour (Lecturer)

    5. Oct 2019

    Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

    Press / Media

    KORT NYT - NAVNE

    Karen la Cour

    20/03/2018

    1 Media contribution

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    NYT JOB

    Karen la Cour

    19/03/2018

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    NYT JOB

    Karen la Cour

    06/03/2018

    1 Media contribution

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    Mennesker skal have mening og indhold i sidste del af livet

    Karen la Cour

    02/03/2018

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Ny SDU-professor skal arbejde med livet efter livstruende sygdom

    Karen la Cour

    28/02/2018

    1 Media contribution

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    Prizes

    Savværksejer Jeppe Juhl og hustru Ovita Juhls mindelegat

    la Cour, Karen (Recipient), 23. Aug 2019

    Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

    ROPOX prisen 2014

    la Cour, Karen (Recipient), 2014

    Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions