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UKCRC Health Research Classification System

5.7 Physical

Main inclusion criteria

Development of physical interventions including:

  • physical therapies, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, dietetics, exercise and osteopathy
  • mechanisms of action
  • testing in model systems


Advice on research activities

Excludes studies of nutritional supplements which should be coded as 5.1 Pharmaceuticals.

Official terminology

Full name of code

Short name Unique ID
5.7 Physical 5.7 Physical



Related external links

Common Scientific Outline (CSO) – 5.6 Complementary and Alternative Treatment Approaches