Dr. Manns’ research program focuses on strategies to maintain or improve health and function in individuals with stroke. She is particularly interested in exploring the effect of interventions to reduce and break up sedentary behaviour on cardio-metabolic risk factors and function.
Dr. Manns also conducts educational research. She is currently working on the development and testing of computer-based clinical reasoning modules related to neurological physical therapy, as well as the development of novel assessment tools for clinical reasoning.
Sedentary Behaviour and Mobility Disability. Graduate students, especially those interested in working on a new project (starting Jan 2016) about sedentary behaviour in those with multiple sclerosis, are encouraged to inquire.