The Centre for Health, Activity and Rehabilitation Research (CHARR) is the research centre for the School of Physiotherapy at Otago.
From left: Dr Catherine Patla and Dr Stanley Paris presenting awards to Dr Cathy Chapple (Research Fellowship recipient) and Mr Daniel Sela (Postgraduate OMT scholarship). They were joined by Professor David Baxter, and Dean of School, Professor Leigh Hale.
CHARR research students
Balance and Vestibular research facility
Research carried out in this facility system contributes to the areas of falls prevention, physical activity for neurological and musculoskeletal conditions, and in the better understanding of both the risk factors and rehabilitation strategies for injuries such as concussion and occupational health related conditions. The facility provides a clinical service and contributes to teaching at an undergraduate and postgraduate level.
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CHARR research is supported by advisory boards
International advisory board
Dr Noella Galiano-Castilowill (University of Granada)
Dr Matias Noll (Brazil)
Associate Professor Jean-Sebastin Roy (Laval University, Canada)
Professor Susan Whitney (University of Pittsburg)
Yunzhou Shi (Chengdu University)
Dr Kate Webster (La Trobe Univeristy)
Dr Thomas Bandholm (Copenhagen (PMR-C)
Associate Professor Steve Kamper (University of Sydney)
Dr Mylene Aubertin (UQAM)
Anna Sjöberg and Paula Brinckmann (Umea University, Sweden)
Shojiro Nozu (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
Carina Ziller (German Sports University)
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