Research Scope at SPOT
The School of Physical & Occupational Therapy (SPOT) has over 30 researchers pursuing research activities across the broad spectrum of the rehabilitation science:
- from the fragile premature infant to the frail elderly (target populations)
- from acute intensive care to community and home-based care (health services)
- including prevention - intervention - chronic disease management - health promotion (therapeutic strategies)
- from local to global (scope of interest)
- between interdisciplinary investigators AND stakeholder partners (teams)
Applying a scholarship of practice model, SPOT researchers create and translate new knowledge through partnership with key stakeholders to promote the health and well-being of individuals and societies.
From disability to possibility - A research presentation by Dr. Annette Majnemer
To download this presentation, click here [.ppt].
Research efforts directed at unraveling the bio-psychosocial sources of disability
- New discoveries regarding the mechanisms and determinants of disability
- New tools and technologies for clinical application
- New treatments and programs to optimize functioning in target populations
- New vehicles for knowledge exchange and enhanced professional education
- Excellence Through Growth -