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 interseted 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 Erin Douglas, OT, MSc. [at] (SPOT Research Coordinator)



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Latest Publications and Research in the News

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

Adverse Childhood Experiences and the Risk of Criminal Justice Involvement and Victimization Among Homeless Adults with Mental Illness. H Edalati, TL Nicholls, AG Crocker, L Roy, JM Somers, ML Patterson. Psychiatric Services, 2017; 

Prompt referral for diagnosis of cerebral palsy: from current-practices to best-practices. Z Boychuck, J Andersen, A Bussières, D Fehlings, A Kirton, M Oskoui, C Rodriguez, M Shevell, L Snider, A Majnemer. Dev Med Child Neurol, 2017; 59: 116–117. doi:10.1111/dmcn.61_13512