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Centre for Health, Activity, and Rehabilitation Research

Overview

Research and knowledge transfer are integral parts of the School's activities. Along with our high quality postgraduate and research programmes, research at the School of Physiotherapy is managed through our dedicated Centre for Health, Activity, and Rehabilitation Research.

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Research project areas

Research within the Centre for Health, Activity, and Rehabilitation Research is focused within the following project areas:

A number of staff also carry out research into teaching practice:
Research into teaching

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Research news and events

Upcoming courses

Panos Barlas acupuncture courses 24 -31 August
Further information: Panos Barlas course

2013 CHARR publications

2013 CHARR research activity

Grant success

Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust Grant Award

Dr Prasath Jayakaran
Project title: Difference between dominant and non-dominant hemispheres of brain in the excitability of lower limb muscles in healthy adults

Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Travel Award

Mr Stanely Winser
PhD topic: Clinical outcome measures for balance among cerebellar ataxia

CHARR research visitors

Past visitors

Associate Professor Todd Pataky,  Shinshu University (William Evans Fellow 2014)
19 February - 7 March

Prof Louise Ada, University of Sydney 2013

Advisory board

CHARR is supported by an International Advisory Board comprised of international experts in relevant research fields who aid the centre through staff and student exchanges, contributing to PhD programmes through supervisory or advisory roles, reviewing grants/publications, and networking on research developments at the international level.

Further information

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For further information on research activity within the Centre for Health, Activity, and Rehabilitation Research contact:

David Baxter
Co-Director of CHARR
Email physio.dean@otago.ac.nz

Donna Keen
Research Coordinator
Email donna.keen@otago.ac.nz

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