The School of Physical & Occupational Therapy (SPOT) has over 30 researchers working across the broad spectrum of rehabilitation science.

Discover our 8 domains and 6 transformational strategies used to approach our research projects.

Researchers & Programs

Seminars and Events

Variety of Research Seminars presented by faculty and invited guests
Bi-Annual Colloquium

Edith Strauss Grants

For clinicians and researchers interested in KT related projects in the field of rehabilitation research.


Research, training and work opportunities

Studies looking for participants

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Have questions or comments?
Contact research coordinator Melanie Banina, PhD. [at] (SPOT Research Coordinator)



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Latest Publications and Research in the News

Earthquakes to Floods: A Scoping Review of Health-related Disaster Research in Low-and Middle-income Countries. CM Tansey, J Pringle, A Davé, R Boulanger, M Hunt. PLOS Currents Disasters, 2018. doi: 10.1371/currents.dis.57d98a902a326361d88d54521e68b016.

Identifying what Aspects of the Post-Kidney Transplant Experience Affect Quality of Life: Setting the Stage for a Patient-Centered Intervention to Optimize Recovery Post-Transplant. T Janaudis-Ferreira, R Sapir-Pichhadze, S Nzula, J Fiore, N Mayo. Transplantation, 2018; 102. doi: 10.1097/

Consciousness and Personhood in Medical Care. S Blain-Moraes, E Racine, G Mashour. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 2018.

Analyzing injuries among university-level athletes: prevalence, patterns and risk factors. J Lemoyne, C Poulin, N. Richer, A Bussières. The Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association, 2017; 61(2), 88-95. 

Cardiorespiratory Responses to Short Bouts of Resistance Training Exercises in Individuals With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Comparison of Exercise Intensities. P Robles, T Araujo, D Brooks, K Zabjek, T Janaudis-Ferreira, S Marzolini, R Goldstein, S Mathur. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehablitation and Prevention, 2017; 37:5, 356-362. doi: 10.1097/HCR.0000000000000282