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Physical Rehabilitation Science

The Graduate Program in Physical Rehabilitation Science is aimed at training researchers capable of advancing the field of physical rehabilitation in order to improve the lives of people with functional impairments.

Moving beyond the typically employed paradigms, we attempt to understand the pathophysiology, pathokinesiology and neuromotor control deficits underlying the impairments that lead to functional disability.

Through understanding the deficits first we aim to improve rehabilitation from a mechanistic perspective. Drawing on links with key departments within the School of Medicine and two sister Universities, the Graduate Program in Physical Rehabilitation Science offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary learning experience leading to a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Physical Rehabilitation Science.

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‌Biochemistry and Molecular Biology PhD student, Anicca Harriot, decided at an early age that she wanted to be an astronaut and cardiovascular surgeon. When her father suggested that she one day study the heart in space, it ignited a passion that she would relentlessly pursue throughout her adolescence and into adulthood. Read more about Harriot's journey.


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