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Brain activation differences: active vs. passive walking

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Lay Summary by Tiffany Fong Images by Crystal Han Edited by Rona Herzog, Alanna Schwed and Alyssa Chong This is a summary of the research article by Dr. Sue Peters, Shannon B. Lim, Dennis R. Louie, Dr. Chieh-ling Yang, and Read More…

Factors influencing the size of activity spaces for people who use mobility devices

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Lay Summary by Michael Limmena Edited by Rona Herzog This is a summary of research conducted by ICORD PIs Dr. Ben Mortenson and Dr. William Miller, and their colleagues Dr. Mike Prescott and Dr. François Routhier. Click here to access Read More…

Intermittent catheterization in wheelchair athletes with SCI

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Lay Summary by Alanna Shwed Edited by Rona Herzog, Tiffany Fong, and Alyssa Chong This is a summary of research conducted by ICORD researchers Matthias Walter, Ian Ruiz, Jordan Squair, ICORD PI Dr. Andrei Krassioukov, and their colleagues Luis Rios Read More…

Developing and testing an E-learning program to increase physical activity among people with SCI

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Lay Summary by Matthew Ma Edited by Rona Herzog This is a summary of a research study by researchers at the University of Alabama. ICORD PI  Dr. Kathleen Martin Ginis is a co-author. Click here to access the original paper. Read More…

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Relationship between red blood cell distribution, cardiorespiratory fitness, and level of SCI

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Lay Summary by Yasi Yaghoub Art by Yasi Yaghoub Edited by Rona Herzog This is a summary of research conducted with ICORD researchers Dr. Tom Nightingale, Gurjeet S. Bhangu, Dr. Andrei Krassioukov, and their colleague, professor James L.J. Bilzon. Click Read More…

What’s an OT?

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In honour of October being national occupational therapy (OT) month, we spoke with a practicing OT and former ICORDian Clarice Kwok, as well as an ICORD PI and OT researcher, Dr. Ben Mortenson, to get the scoop on what OT Read More…