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  • Sport, Disability and Media: How Are the Paralympic Games Covered?

    Posted on August 17, 2016 in News & Events

    With the 2016 Paralympic Games rapidly approaching in Rio de Janeiro from September 7 to 18, writer Alyson Musial sat down to chat with Nancy Quinn (pictured), a sport physiotherapist and University of Toronto Masters graduate who researches the intersection of sport, disability and media. Nancy is a veteran of six Paralympic Games and has […]

  • 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 […]