Exercise Expert

DO-HEALTH Coordinating Exercise Expert

Prof. Robert Theiler, MD

Prof. Robert Theiler was the Chief of the Department of Rheumatology and Rehabilitation at the City Hospital Triemli in Zurich, Switzerland. Prof. Theiler’s research focus is improving care in patients with osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. He is an internationally acknowledged expert in Muskuloskeletal Rehabilitation and developed the DO-HEALTH exercise program. He validated the exercise program in one of the pilot trials to DO-HEALTH in collaboration with Prof. Bischoff-Ferrari, with whom Prof. Theiler collaborates on many research projects since 1994.

Bischoff-Ferrari HA, Dawson-Hughes B, Platz A, Orav EJ, Stähelin HB, Willett WC, Can U, Egli A, Mueller NJ, Looser S, Bretscher B, Minder E, Vergopoulos A, Theiler R. Effect of high-dosage cholecalciferol and extended physiotherapy on complications after hip fracture: a randomized controlled trial. Arch Intern Med. 2010 May 10;170(9):813-20.

Affiliation: Dept. of Geriatrics and Aging Research, University Hospital Zurich.

E-Mail: robert.theiler@usz.ch