School of Physical and Occupational Therapy

15-minutes of exercise creates optimal brain state for mastering new motor skills

Published: 9Jul2018

If you want to learn to walk a tightrope, it’s a good idea to go for a short run after each practice session. That’s because a recent study in NeuroImage demonstrates that exercise performed...

Teens suffer more concussion during the World Cup

Published: 15Jun2018

McGill professor Isabelle Gagnon and colleagues have recently shown that the number of teenagers in the Montreal area who were admitted to the emergency room because of injuries caused during an...

Terry Fox run: You're invited!

17Sep2017

Students and Faculty from The Ingram School of Nursing, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Communication Sciences and Disorders and Medicine have joined together to form a team to participate in...

McGill expert: Brain injuries, concussions

Published: 10Jun2016

 June is National Brain Injury Awareness Month. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death and disability in children and adults from ages 1 to 44. Brain injuries are most often...