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Members of the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Queen’s University are involved with and collaborate in various research projects. The following list exemplifies some recent and ongoing projects:

  • Does Mental Practice Promote Cortical Reorganization and Improved Hand Function in Acute Stroke?
  • Qualitative Assessment of Proximal Joints of the Upper Extremity in Chronic Stroke Subjects
  • Robotic assessment of Spasticity in the Upper Extremity of Stroke Patients
  • Preventing Chronic Disability: A Subacute Cognitive-Behavioural Disability Management Program for Occupational Injuries of the Lower Back
  • Development of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Assessing Human Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Closing the Demand Gap in Health and Healthcare
  • Benefits of supervised exercise programs
  • Synthesis of the Literature Scan to Integrate Rehabilitation Services into Primary Health Care Settings
    - Primary Health Care for Persons with Spinal Cord Injuries in Ontario
    - Models of Primary Care for Disabled Populations
  • Developing Physical Activity Recommendations And Interventions For People With Spinal Cord Injury - Determining The Prevalence And Health Benefits Of Physical Activity In SCI
  • Experiences of Factors affecting Activities and Participation in Persons with Disability
  • Intercultural Continuing Professional Education - the Learner Perspective
  • Wheels Project - comparing pediatric wheelchairs for low-resource settings