Physical Therapy faculty

Angela Busch Dip.PT, BPT, MSc, PhD Professor Emeritus, School of Physical Therapy

Research Area(s): Fibromyalgia and physical activity , Research methods, evidence-based practice, outcome measurement , Physical therapy management of rheumatological conditions , Physical activity in health and disease , Health behavior theory , Accommodations for Students with Disabilities


Audrey Zucker-Levin MBA, MSPT, PhD, GCS Emeritus Faculty, School of Physical Therapy

Research Area(s): Improving function in people who are affected by amputation , The relationships among phantom limb control, edema management, prosthetic control, prosthetic componentry , Nneuroplasticity and physical function in people with major limb amputation


Brenna Bath BScPT, MSc, PhD, FCAMPT Faculty, School of Physical Therapy

Research Area(s): Health Services Research , Rural Health , Equitable Access to Health Care , Prevention and Management of Chronic Musculoskeletal Disorders , Integrated Knowledge Translation , Mixed Methods (qualitative and quantitative)


Cathy Arnold BScPT, MSc, PhD Faculty, School of Physical Therapy

Research Area(s): Member of the Bone Imaging Research Group (BIG) , Determining biomechanical factors related to falls on the outstretched hand in women , Differences in bone architecture and fall risk in women with and without a history of distal radial fracture , Assessing fall risk in older adults , Exercise prescription to reduce the risk of falls , Investigating motion sensor tools for detection and feedback of fall risk


Cathy Cuddington BScPT Faculty, School of Physical Therapy


Elizabeth Harrison Dip.PT, BPT, MSc, PhD, Dip.Sports PT Faculty, School of Physical Therapy

Research Area(s): Musculo-skeletal outcome measures and evidence-based practice through clinical studies , Physical therapy management of sports injuries , Exercise, biomechanics , Maintaining and improving health status of older adults, bone health , Maintaining and improving health status of older adults, bone health , Knowledge Synthesis, Systematic Reviews , Health system transformation


Ina van der Spuy BScPT, MSc, PhD Faculty, School of Physical Therapy

Research Area(s): Development of methods of measuring physical function , Assessment of recovery post major surgery in the elderly , Evaluation of early mobilisation in the Intensive care Unit


Sarah Oosman BSc (Physiology), BScPT, MSc, PhD Faculty, School of Physical Therapy

Research Area(s): Aboriginal health , Intervention research , Culture-based and culturally relevant research , Community-based participatory action research , Health promotion , Mixed research methods (quantitative and qualitative) , Population health , Obesity prevention , Type 2 Diabetes , Chronic conditions , Intergenerational approaches to health promotion , Interdisciplinary approaches to health promotion


Scotty Butcher BScPT, MSc, PhD, ACSM-RCEP Faculty, School of Physical Therapy

Research Area(s): Strength training in rehabilitation, older adults, and general populations , Physiology of exercise and rehabilitation in clinical populations (COPD, chronic diseases, and aging) and athletes , Distribution of muscle oxygenation during exercise , Exercise testing and training methodology , Functional effects of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and clinical anaerobic testing , Functional muscle physiology and rehabilitation


Soo Kim BScPT, PhD Faculty, School of Physical Therapy

Research Area(s): Rotator cuff pathology , Three dimensional computer muscle and nerve modeling , Musculoskeletal imaging with special interest in ultrasonography , Study of normal and pathological muscle architecture in relation to musculoskeletal injuries and diseases using advanced imaging modalities , Physical therapy management of musculoskeletal conditions , Breast cancer rehabilitation , Member of the Bone and Joint Imaging Research Group (BIG)


Stephanie Madill BScPT, MSc, PhD Faculty, School of Physical Therapy

Research Area(s): Stress urinary incontinence in women: biomechanics, progression, incidence and prevalence, and conservative treatment , Urinary incontinence in special populations: frail elderly, chronic respiratory disease, hip arthroplasty, etc. , Childhood bladder problems and their relationship to lower urinary tract symptoms in adulthood , Wound care


Stephan Milosavljevic BAppSc (Physiotherapy), MPhtY, PhD, GDMT Faculty, School of Physical Therapy