Research Studies

Research Study: Accessible/Adaptive Clothing Solutions

Ryerson University Fashion Design Students Requesting Your Input!  A team of fourth-year Ryerson University Fashion Design students are requesting your help with their project that is focused on developing accessible/adaptive clothing solutions for individuals with physical mobility needs. The team is interested in identifying clothing-related issues and investigating a viable… Read More

Research Study: Spinal Cord Injury, Urogenital Health and Pregnancy

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Spinal Cord Injury, Urogenital Health and Pregnancy Project (SCI-UP) Dr. Anne Berndl of the Accessible Care Pregnancy Clinic at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre has designed a survey that collects information on the experiences of women with spinal cord injuries regarding sexual health and pregnancy to… Read More

Research Study: Youth Athletes with a Disability

Validation of the TOPS-2 Questionnaire in Youth Athletes with a Disability A research study out of the University of Windsor is seeking athletes with a physical disability, between the ages of 15 to 24, to complete an online questionnaire measuring the use of psychological skills in sport. Purpose of the… Read More

Research Study: Skin Sensitivity in Leg Amputation

Subjects with Leg Amputation Needed for Study on Sensation Thresholds in the Leg You are invited to participate in a study to investigate the changes in vibration and pressure detection thresholds at the residual limb following vibration electrical stimulation. Participation Criteria: Healthy male and female volunteers with lower extremity amputation… Read More

Research Study: Post-amputation Phantom Limb

Did you undergo an upper and/or lower limb amputation more than 3 months ago? Are you interested in sharing how you experience a phantom limb? If so, we would like you to participate As a participant in this research, you will be asked to respond to questionnaires and complete an… Read More

Research Study: Financial Wellbeing Among People with Upper/Lower Limb Amputation

Does the cost of living with limb loss affect your wellbeing? Are you interested in sharing your experience regarding the financial impact of upper and/or lower limb amputation? Download recruitment flyer here. What is involved? Participants will complete a 15-30 minute survey by phone Who can participate? You are living… Read More

Research Study: Pain in children and youth with cerebral palsy

Understanding pain trajectories and their association with well-being in children and youth with cerebral palsy Summary We are asking children and youth with cerebral palsy to help us learn about if they hurt and if it affects them. This study will help us better understand about if and how much… Read More

Research Study: Mental Health of Elite Athletes

Researchers at the University of Toronto are interested in learning about the mental health experiences of Canadian high performance athletes as they prepare for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The project explores how the mental health of senior carded and/or elite athletes varies over time leading into an… Read More

Research Study: Survey on Accessibility in Canada

We are a research team from KITE, the research arm of Toronto Rehab-University Health Network. We want to learn about the main barriers to accessibility that individuals in Canada experience. Download the ‘Accessibility in Canada’ survey poster here. Who is invited to participate: Individuals who are 18 years old or… Read More