Participation Opportunities

Research and volunteerism is important to continuing to advance the profession. Here are some current research projects and volunteer organizations seeking physiotherapists. 

CLOSED  - KAP Research Study on Physiotherapists and PFMT for Neurological Populations

We are looking for physiotherapists to complete a short survey about their knowledge, attitudes, and practice related to pelvic floor muscle training.

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We are interested in understanding current knowledge, attitudes, and practice related to pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) among physiotherapists specializing in spinal cord injury (SCI) and other neurological injuries. We hope that the results of this study will help us in future studies related to the implementation of PFMT in neurorehabilitation. The survey will remain open until July 31, 2022. 

We are looking for physiotherapists to complete a short survey about their knowledge, attitudes, and practice related to pelvic floor muscle training. My name is Patricia Melgar and I am a research student working with Dr. Tania Lam at the University of British Columbia and the International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries (ICORD), a spinal cord injury research center. If there are any questions regarding the study (Ethics ID: H22-01644), please contact me at [email protected] or 604-675-8815. Thank you for your assistance.

CLOSED - Research -  Investigating the understanding and knowledge of the 2SLGBTQIPA+ health education and inclusiveness for physical therapists in Canada

You are invited to participate in a study led by graduate students from Western University. The purpose of this survey is to evaluate clinical preparedness, attitudes, knowledge, and training related to working with clients and colleagues who identify as 2SLGBTQIPA+ for physical therapists practicing in Canada. The survey also includes additional questions for physical therapists working in sports and/or pelvic health physical therapy, and additional questions for therapists identifying as 2SLGBTQIPA+. The survey can be completed in approximately 15 minutes. The survey will remain open until July 31st, 2022. There is no compensation for participation.

If you would like to participate, please click the following link to access the survey: CLOSED

If you have any questions, please contact Codie Primeau at [email protected], or Dr. Trevor Birmingham (principal investigator) at [email protected].

Thank you

Codie Primeau, MSc, PhD(c)
Trevor Birmingham, PT, PhD
Joy MacDermid, PT, PhD
Janelle Unger, PT, PhD
Holly Philpott, MSc, PhD(c)
Kaila Lunny, PT
Micaela Zettel, PT
Nicole Sullivan, PT
Rohit Rajput, PT 

Research Updates

These studies are not possible without physiotherapist participation. Want to see the results of your contribution? See findings below! 

 

“Experiences of Canadian Physiotherapists During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” After months of rigorous data collection and analysis, we are happy to announce that we have reached the conclusion of our study! We have created and attached a one-page summary outlining the key points of our study.- Kendall Fitzgerald

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