• Let’s Boogie: Can Dance Programs Help People with Lung Disease?

    Posted on January 3, 2017 in News & Events

    Shortness of breath and fatigue are symptoms of lung disease that limit one’s ability to exercise. Exercise helps reduce the severity of these symptoms, but as many of us know, it can be challenging to stick to an exercise program, or find a physical activity we truly enjoy. Drs. Dina Brooks and Kara Patterson say […]

  • Drs. Dina Brooks and Sunita Mathur Receive CIHR Project Grants

    Posted on August 2, 2016 in News & Events

    Department of Physical Therapy professors win Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) funding. When Dr. Brooks and Dr. Mathur each applied to CIHR back in March, they had a 13% chance of winning funding. Their submissions, which underwent a stringent peer review process, were selected out of 3,819 proposals. “I am so pleased to have been […]

  • Dr. Dina Brooks Speaks at Symposium on Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy in Brazil

    Posted on June 21, 2016 in News & Events

    Department of Physical Therapy Professor Dr. Brooks presents at the 30th Annual International Symposium on Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy and Physiotherapy in Intensive Care. June 8-11, 2016, Dr. Brooks spoke to 2000 attendees about assessment and prescription in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. Her talk titled Functional Walk Tests in COPD: What is the Evidence? discussed exercise tests that require simple […]