jenny setchell

  • A New Wave of Physiotherapy Research

    Posted on June 29, 2016 in News & Events

    Could integrating children with disabilities into mainstream schools be causing unintended harm? How do students with non-visible disabilities experience college or university? Do rehabilitation clinicians stigmatize patients based on their weight? These aren’t the sort of questions you would expect physiotherapists to be asking. However, these are exactly the type of inquiries fueling a new wave […]

  • PhD Profile: Jenny Setchell Explores Weight Stigma in Rehabilitation

    Posted on June 16, 2016 in News & Events

    Weight a minute: do some physical therapists demonstrate an obesity stigma? Do their beliefs affect their treatment of patients? For postdoctoral Fellow Jenny Setchell, something wasn’t sitting right. A physical therapy colleague had just commented about not wanting to touch a patient because he was obese. “This was unsettling, and I challenged my colleague on this discriminatory […]