Eric Robitaille, HBA Kin, MScPT, PhD, ACSM-CEP

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Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, Department of Physical Therapy
Exercise Science Theme Lead

Department of Physical Therapy
160-500 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1V7

Email: eric.robitaille@utoronto.ca

Eric is a practicing physiotherapist employed by the federal public service since 2005 and has been adjunct faculty with the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto since 2008.  He is the Exercise Science Theme Lead for the MScPT program & a clinical instructional assistant in Units 1 & 2.  Eric completed his Honours BA in Kinesiology & Health Science at York University, his MScPT and PhD at the University of Toronto.  In 2020 he successfully completed the certification requirements for the ACSM Clinical Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-CEP) designation.

Robitaille E, Heipel S, Larter V, Reilly T, Chassé E, Tingelstad H. The feasibility of implementing an evidence-based physical training program during a Canadian Armed Forces basic infantry course. Journal of Science & Medicine in Sport. 24(9) 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2021.03.012

Robitaille E, MacRae M, Rowe P, Aiken A. A Knowledge Translation Implementation Strategy to Promote Evidence-Based Practices in the management of lateral ankle sprains by CAF Physiotherapists – 6 month results. Journal of Military, Veteran and Family Health. 7(1) 2021. https://doi.org/10.3138/jmvfh-2020-0029, https://jmvfh.utpjournals.press/doi/full/10.3138/jmvfh-2020-0029

Robitaille E & MacRae M. Delivering rehabilitation services during the COVID-19 pandemic: How CAF Physiotherapy is using telehealth to ensure “Physical and measurable solutions to maintain and enhance operational readiness, anywhere, anytime.” Journal of Military, Veteran and Family Health. 6(2) 2020. https://doi.org/10.3138/jmvfh-6.s2-CO19-0012   https://jmvfh.utpjournals.press/doi/full/10.3138/jmvfh-6.s2-CO19-0012

Robitaille E, MacRae M, Rowe P, Aiken A. A Knowledge Translation Implementation Strategy to Promote Evidence-Based Practices in the management of lateral ankle sprains by CAF Physiotherapists – 3 month results. Journal of Military, Veteran and Family Health. 5(2) 2019. https://doi:10.3138/jmvfh.2019-0041 https://jmvfh.utpjournals.press/doi/full/10.3138/jmvfh.2018-0041

Eric’s research interests include facilitating evidence informed practice in the prevention and management of musculoskeletal injuries in Canadian Armed Forces members. His current research is funded by Defence Research & Development Canada & the Surgeon General’s Health Research Program.

Exercise Science Theme Lead, Faculty of Medicine, Dept of Physical Therapy

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto