Welcome to the Rehabilitation Science (RS) Graduate Program

The Rehabilitation Science Programs are led by internationally renowned faculty, with intensive research programs that focus on clinically relevant research that advances rehabilitation particularly in the areas of childhood disability, musculoskeletal health, healthy aging, and primary care. Our faculty are leaders in evidence based practice and knowledge translation. Our trainees are highly successful in international accomplishments, including achieving external funding and publications. Our programs are tailored to meet the needs of clinicians, clinician scientists and rehabilitation researchers.

Areas of Research:

  • Best practice and knowledge translation
  • Childhood Disability (and Participation)
  • Functional health with aging or chronic disease
  • Neuromusculoskeletal function and mobility
  • Work, Ability, and Participation
  • Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapy (OMPT)

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