USask researchers find face masks don't hinder breathing during exercise

SASKATOON – A new University of Saskatchewan (USask) study has found that exercise performance and blood and muscle oxygen levels are not affected for healthy individuals wearing a...

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USask researcher and Métis partners collaborate to jig away cardiac woes

SASKATOON – In a first-of-its-kind Canadian study, University of Saskatchewan (USask) researcher Heather Foulds will assess the physical, mental, cultural, and social benefits that...

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USask researcher building new model for MS care

As the search for a cause and a cure for multiple sclerosis (MS) continues around the world, Dr. Sarah Donkers (PhD) is exploring new ways to improve the lives of individuals livin...

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USask researchers awarded $715,000 to tackle mental health and addictions, MS, and other health issues

Six University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers have been awarded a total of more than $715,000 by the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) to lead new health research...

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Schell excels in final season with Huskies

There are superb student-athletes all across the country, but few can match what Alex Schell accomplished in her Huskie Athletics career.

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Oosman honoured with Provost’s Award for Outstanding Teaching

A School of Rehabilitation Science associate professor has been recognized for her teaching excellence.

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USask researchers offer online support program for people with MS, Parkinson’s and spinal cord injury

During the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers in physiotherapy, rehabilitation science, and neurology are combining their expertise to provide a free...

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USask health science students create task force to help amid COVID-19 pandemic

About 200 University of Saskatchewan (USask) health science students in the province are volunteering to help in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Elevating patient oriented research

School of Rehabilitation Science’s Dr. Stéphanie Madill is leading a research team that is investigating ways to improve trans and gender diverse individuals experiences with healt...

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USask awarded $3.6M to tackle opioid withdrawal in babies, improve health care for youth and elderly

Eight University of Saskatchewan (USask) health research projects have been awarded nearly $3.6 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to improve health and...

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Family recovery inspires USask student

When Kaili Gilroy’s aunt suffered a traumatic brain injury, the recovery process she witnessed first-hand gave her insight into her future career.

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People Living with MS Eager to Take Part in Research for Increased Physical Activity

College of Medicine researchers Sarah Donkers and Katherine Knox are seeing high recruitment rates for their latest research project -- investigating how people with multiple scler...

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USask researchers looking to help transgender patients

A University of Saskatchewan (USask)-led research team is looking to make navigating the health-care system easier for transgender people in Saskatchewan.

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USask researchers receive $1.18 million in SHRF establishment grants

Seven College of Medicine researchers have received SHRF establishment grants, which are designed to assist them establish health research programs in the province.

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Physical therapy students earn national award for successful online Shinerama campaign

When three master of physical therapy (MPT) students volunteered to work on the Shinerama campaign in 2018, their main goal was to revamp the social media campaign.

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Role models for queer youth are key

In celebration of the upcoming Saskatoon Pride Festival, Stéphanie Madill, assistant professor of physical therapy, talks about progress made and the importance of queer youth havi...

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Indigenous Wellness program receives national recognition for ingenuity and innovation

An online course designed to help shed light on Indigenous experiences with the health care system is being recognized on a national scale.

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CPTE program director recognized as provincial leader in physiotherapy

Dr. Stacey Lovo Grona (PhD) was surprised when she learned she was being recognized for her work as program director for Continuing Physical Therapy Education (CPTE).

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Rehab dogs help children with cerebral palsy walk

Dogs can help children with cerebral palsy walk and gain self-confidence and independence, according to new research by the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

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USask researchers receive more than $1.2 million to support patient-driven research

Research teams will be using funding to investigate health challenges such as improving lung cancer diagnosis with artificial intelligence and improving care for those living with ...

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Award-winning paper on low back disorders published in Physiotherapy Canada

The study collected data from Saskatchewan farmers in their daily tasks

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Usask health research leaders honoured with SHRF awards

School of Rehabilitation Science associate professor Dr. Brenna Bath (PhD) was one of 10 University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers honoured for providing innovative solutions ...

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Top of the class

Rebecca Lascue (MPT’2018) is a student leader, accomplished theatre performer and gifted musician. She’s also the top graduate in the Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) Class of 2018...

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Rehabilitation research is on the move

Exciting research is being conducted in the School of Rehabilitation Science, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary work

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Innovative ACU's making a difference

Accountable Care Units: Offering improved patient care and unique opportunities for student learning

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Welcome to the School of Rehabilitation Science

A lot has changed in the 50 years since the first class of physical therapists graduated from the University of Saskatchewan back in 1967, with another major change coming in the s...

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Why Physical Therapy?

Neha, a physiotherapy student, explains what drew her to the career and to U of S

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Three CoM grads honoured with Alumni Achievement Awards

Presented annually, the Alumni Achievement Awards recognize the outstanding achievement of University of Saskatchewan graduates

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Physical therapy alumnus recognized as Fulbright Scholar

A prestigious scholarship leads one physical therapy graduate to Europe and Asia

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Interprofessional team claims Provost's Prize

An interdisciplinary team from the College of Nursing, School of Physical Therapy, the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition and the College of Medicine, have been named as the recipie...

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Interprofessional project tackles digital assessments

A pilot project is using the telehealth system to help assess chronic back pain in rural and remote Saskatchewan

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PT celebrates new space

It's been 50 years coming, but the School of Physical Therapy has opened the doors to their new home in the Health Sciences Building

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New course focuses on improving indigenous healthcare experience

Course focuses on the role of the health care practitioners in indigenous wellness

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PT research focusing on fall arrest strategies

Sometimes working to just prevent falls isn't enough

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Celebrating 50 years of PT

The School of Physical Therapy celebrates a half century of education in Saskatchewan

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U of S School of Physical Therapy earns full accreditation

The Master of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Saskatchewan has been awarded full accreditation through to April 30, 2021

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