Professional Masters' Research Projects
2013 Award Winners:
|First Place||Second Place||Third Place (tie)||Third Place (tie)|
|Barriers to physical activity in COPD: towards an optimal assessment strategy.||JRH Fall Prevention Program: Enhancement through Multimodal Interactive Knowledge Translation Tools.||Development of norms for the RT-4500 Brake Reaction Timer.||In people participating in physical rehabilitation programs, which include OT and PT, what are the universal factors affecting length of stay?|
|Students: Jacqueline Tu A. Lam, Xiao Chan (Christina) Wang, Vesselin Deleva, Gia-Vinh David Tran, Jun Nan Zhang||Students: Song Yuan (Sidney) Shi, Valérie Pinel, Jomika Tangkhpanya, Nicolas Dauphinais-Bazin, Bao Yue Xu||Students: Nora Stoyanova, Audrey Truong, Sophie Gravel, Verena Reskalla, Janyves Barolet||Students: Félix O. Turgeon-Provost, Kristin Dagenais, Arthur Woznowski-Vu, Christina Da Costa, Bianca Roy-Mathie, Martina Aggban|
|Supervisors: Judith Soicher, Sara Ahmed, Anne Karzon (Montreal Chest Institute)||Supervisors: Nicol Korner-Bitensky, Isabelle Larouche, Anne Marie Spiridigliozzi (JRH)||Supervisors: Barbara Mazer, Stéphanie Laurin (JRH)||Supervisors: Richard Preuss, Marie-Josée Malo, Dominique Edwards (CRCL)|
2012 Projects (completed):
- Scoping review of group-based therapies (OT and others) for adults with treatment resistant mood and anxiety-spectrum disorders.
- Impact of interactive games on mobility, engagement and self-esteem among individuals with mood disorders: an exploratory study.
- Lived experience of patients with neurological/orthopedic injuries who participated in an adapted sports program compared to those who did not.
- Maintenance of techniques learned in a pain management program: a qualitative study.
- Components of playground design to enhance participation in school-aged children with developmental disabilities.
- Exploring the subjective experience of the Occupational Therapist’s burden of care at a long-term care facility.
- Look where you are going: mobility & eye movements in visually impaired older adults.
- Development of affordable and attractive sets of adapted kitchen utensils for commercialization.
- A balance training protocol based on a Nintendo Wii Fit game and/or conventional physiotherapy to improve balance and functional status in clients post-stroke.
- An exploration of the experiences of Occupational Therapists in international clinical electives: benefits, challenges, and perceived impacts.
- FES training program: feasibility of a group training program for upper extremity motor return in stroke patients.
- Identify the perceived and real barriers to ADL completion on a neurology unit.
- Investigating the standards of practice for infants with muscular torticollis.
- Biological determinants of improvement in physical function in clients with cancer going through a rehabilitation program.
- Improving visual skills in children with cortical visual impairment.
- Pediatric vestibular screening questionnaire: correlation with vestibular impairments.
- Development of an evidenced-based tool kit for Spinal Cord Injury follow-up at the Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital.
- Leisure participation of children with congenital hand anomalies.
- Factors that influence length of stay in an out-patient rehabilitation center for patients with stroke.
- Clinicians’ perceptions of factors of complexity and intensity of care for TBI out-patient rehabilitation.
- Facilitators and barriers to the use and implementation of apps by clinicians for cognitive rehabilitation of adults with traumatic brain injury.
- Effectiveness of the Developmental Coordination Disorder Questionnaire in screening for DCD in a pediatric rehabilitation population.
- Effects of exercise on symptoms, cognitive and motor performance tasks using the SCAT2 in healthy children and young adults.
- Test-retest reliability of SCAT2 in uninjured children & young adults.
- Quantitative measure of the limits of stability in sitting post-stroke.
- Optimizing physical activity adherence in persons with chronic disease using electronic monitoring and feedback techniques: a systematic review.
- Primary prevention: perceptions and willingness to use information technology to increase levels of physical activity among healthy adults.
- Best practice guidelines for fall prevention programs in a rehabilitation setting.
- Development of videos for self-directed learning of manual muscle testing and ROM measurement.