Health and Rehab SciWestern Health Sciences

Research Facilities

Beyond the facilities available on campus generally, Health & Rehabilitation Sciences is home to a number of centres and laboratories that are designed to facilitate the research efforts or graduate students and their advisors. Broken up by field of study, the list below identifies some of the major laboratories available to HRS students:

Health & Aging

Health Professional Education

  • Practice Dimensions Laboratory

Health Promotion

This field includes faculty members from a variety of schools in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Currently, most of these faculty members have well-established laboratories, including:

  • Barbara Brown Sociocultural Research Centre
  • Work Rehabilitation Laboratory
  • Laboratories for the study of mental imagery in sport and exercise, health promotion processes, and the refinement of health care practice and policy

Hearing Science

  • Aural Rehabilitation Laboratory
  • Infant and Child Hearing Laboratory

Measurement & Methods

  • Health Measurement and Evidence-Based Practice Laboratory
  • Health & Rehabilitation Measurement and Methods Laboratory

Occupational Science

  • Client-Centered Practice Laboratory
  • AUTO21 Research Laboratory
  • Occupational Biomechanics Laboratory
  • Work Rehanbilitation Laboratory
  • Kid's Skills/Occupational Competence Research Laboratory
  • Occupation and Later Life Laboratory
  • Occupational Performance Laboratory

Physical Therapy

  • Wolf Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory
  • Neuromuscular Integration Research Laboratory
  • Cardiopulmonary Laboratory
  • Pediatric Functional Motor Ability Laboratory
  • Motor Control Laboratory
  • Physical Function and Aging Laboratory
  • Clinical Exercise Physiology Assessment Laboratory
  • Muscular Assessment Laboratory
  • Wound Healing Laboratory

Rehabilitation Science

  • Interdisciplinary Movement Disorders Laboratory

Speech & Language Science

  • Child Language Laboratory
  • Oral Physiology
  • Speech Physiology Laboratory
  • Cleft Palate Cranio-Facial Clinic
  • Oro-Facial Rehabilitation Unit
  • Speech and Hearing Clinic