Roundtable Series on Virtual Rehabilitation Research: Podcasts & Tip Sheet

You’re invited to tune in to a new podcast on Virtual Rehabilitation Research hosted by Kelly O’Brien and Nancy Salbach. Kelly and Nancy are physical therapy researchers who co-chair the Department of Physical Therapy Research Committee at the University of Toronto. To promote knowledge exchange on challenges and lessons learned conducting virtual rehabilitation research, they hosted two virtual roundtable discussions with physical therapy faculty and students, and staff from the office of research ethics, followed by a question and answer period.

Podcast 1: Methodological Considerations

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The topic for this podcast is “Methodological Considerations Conducting Virtual Rehabilitation Research”. Roundtable participants included physical therapy department researchers Sunita Mathur, Kara Patterson, and Kelly O’Brien; MScPT student researchers Aaron Ibbitson and Roshni Ravi; and Research Ethics Manager Daniel Gyewu.

When listening to this podcast, you will learn about challenges and lessons learned related to recruitment, data collection, and ethical issues when conducting virtual rehabilitation research.

Podcast 2: Rehabilitation Interventions

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The topic for this podcast is “Considerations Developing and Implementing Rehabilitation Interventions using Virtual Platforms”. Roundtable participants included physical therapy department researchers Susan Jaglal, Crystal MacKay, Kristin Musselman, and Nancy Salbach; MScPT student researchers Rob Armstrong and Alexander Moyes; and community-based researcher Francisco Ibáñez-Carrasco.

When listening to this podcast, you will learn about challenges and lessons learned related to recruitment, consent, data collection, and intervention delivery when conducting virtual rehabilitation research.

Tip Sheet for Conducting Virtual Rehabilitation Research

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The Tip Sheet summarizes recommendations for planning, implementing, and translating virtual rehabilitation research that were made by participants and attendees of our two virtual roundtable discussions with physical therapy faculty and students, and staff from the office of research ethics.