Lavan Sivarajah, BSc

Lavan SivarajahEducation

BSc (Honours) in Life Sciences (Co-op), 2017
McMaster University

Fun Fact

The most thrilling experience I’ve had is riding the Xtreme Skyflyer skycoaster at Canada’s Wonderland.


Sivarajah L, Borhan ASM, Kennedy CC, Ioannidis G, Negm A, Marr S, Patterson C, Misiaszek B, Woo T, Papaioannou A. Cognitive and Physical Function: Further Evidence of a Link. Canadian Geriatrics Society (CGS) 37th Annual Scientific Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, April 20-22, 2017.

Sivarajah L, Bayley M, MacKay-Lyons M, Brooks D, Howe J, McDonald A, Mihailidis A, Solomon P, Kelloway L, Salbach NM. Usage and perceptions of iWalk: a mobile application designed to facilitate physical therapists’ uptake of the 10-metre and 6-minute walk test post stroke. European Stroke Conference (ESC), Berlin, Germany, May 24-26, 2017.

Sivarajah L, Kane KJ, Lanovaz JL, BIsaro DL, Oates AR, Musselman KE. The Validity of Body-Worn Sensors to Measure Gait in Pediatric Populations. Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) National Congress, Victoria, British Columbia, May 26-28, 2016.


Sivarajah L, Kane KJ, Lanovaz JL, Bisaro DL, Oates AR & Musselman KE. (2017). The feasibility and validity of body-worn sensors to supplement timed walking tests for children with neurological conditions. Revised for Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics.

Future Plans  

Lavan has just finished his undergraduate degree and hopes to continue his passion for research with a career that combines geriatrics and rehabilitation.