Department of Physical Therapy

The Department of Physical Therapy is well known for its high standards and excellent faculty. Both our academic faculty and our external faculty are recipients of prestigious teaching awards, providing an excellent learning environment. Our Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) Program has been accredited by Physiotherapy Education Accreditation Canada.


Research Supervisors

Name Research Interests
Boyd, Lara Plasticity / Neuronal Regeneration, Stroke, Learning and Memory, Physiology, Motor learning, Plasticity / Neuronal Regeneration , Motor System, Learning, Neurophysiology
Camp, Patricia diagnosis and management of individuals with chronic lung disease, including patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Campbell, Kristin Exercise, cancer prevention, cancer rehabilitation, cancer survivorship, physical activity, biomarkers, energy balance, obesity
Eng, Janice Neurorehabilitation, spinal cord, brain
Guenette, Jordan exercise physiology, respiratory physiology, respiratory diseases, sport performance
Hunt, Michael Anthony Arthritis / Osteo-Arthritis, Joints (Articulations), Musculoskeletal Deformation, Neuromuscular Diseases, Orthoses and Prostheses, Rehabilitation, biomechanics, rehabilitation, musculoskeletal, physical activity, exercise
Li, Linda Arthritis / Osteo-Arthritis, Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Care and Services, Health Care Technologies, Patient help-seeking experiences , Shared decision-making, Patient self-management , E-health, Rehabilitation and lifestyle interventions in arthritis management , Health services research, Patient engagement, Knowledge translation, Implementation science, Digital media
Liu-Ambrose, Teresa Age and Risk Factors, Mobility, Cognitive Neuropsychology of Aging, Healthy Aging, Falls Prevention, Brain Health, Sleep, Physical Activity
Pollock, Courtney
Scott, Alexander Musculoskeletal Lesions and Repair, musculoskeletal, sports medicine, physiotherapy, physical therapy, orthopaedics
Virji-Babul, Naznin Concussion/mild traumatic brain injury, Developmental disabilities (Down’s syndrome), Developmental neuroscience (mirror neurons, perception-action coupling)


Beverley Larssen

Master of Physical Therapy and Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Sciences (MPTPHD)