Research Groups

The Alberta Back Care Pathway (ABCp)

Assistive Technology Labs

The Assistive Technology Labs, founded by Dr. Al Cook, presently directed by Dr. Kim Adams, aim to maximize participation in society by people with disabilities through the study of assistive technology (AT) use, devices and strategies.

Bariatric Care and Rehabilitation Research Group

BCRRG focuses on improving the care and rehabilitation outcomes of patients with obesity.

Behavioural Supports Alberta

BSA is a provincial network of service providers, caregivers, policy and decision makers, researchers, and academics interested in supporting those exhibiting challenging responsive behaviours, as well as those who support or offer care to them.

Child and Adolescent Research Group (CARG)

CARG brings together researchers from occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech-language pathology to study a wide range of rehabilitation topics that relate to babies, preschoolers, school-age children, teens and their families.

Clinic for Ambulatory Rehabilitation Research and Education (CARRE)

CARRE is a research translational facility of the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine that fosters research, particularly in the area of physical rehabilitation in spinal cord injury, and serves as an interface where research can be conducted and applied to clinical practice.

Collaborative Orthopaedic Research (CORe)

Decision Making Capacity Assessment (DMCA) Research Group

Family and Disability Studies Initiative

The Family and Disability Studies Initiative (FDSI) is a multi-disciplinary research collaboration focused on the nexus between family, life-long disability, and health and social services.

GLA:D BACK Alberta

GLA:D® BACK is a treatment option for patients with persistent or recurrent low back pain that affects everyday life. The program was developed by researchers and clinicians at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU).

Heroes in Mind Advocacy and Research Consortium (HiMARC)

International Network for Aging Research

The International Network for Aging Research (INAR) is a collaborative research group focused on tackling arthritis. Currently, our group focuses on arthritis in immigrants and those in low- and middle-income countries as relatively less is known about arthritis in these populations.

Rehabilitation Robotics

The Rehabilitation Robotics Group is an inter-disciplinary research group focused on improving quality of life through robotics and technology. Our research focuses on wheelchair biomechanics, new technologies to assess spinal structure and function, assistive robotics and virtual reality in rehabilitation medicine.