The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC) and the Physiotherapy Foundation of Canada (PFC) are pleased to announce the 2010 HSFC/PFC Scholarships in Physiotherapy Research. This program recognizes highly qualified academic researchers who are pursuing, at the early stages of their career, physiotherapy research in an area relevant to heart disease or stroke care and rehabilitation. Through the program, two scholarships are offered: one at the master's level and one at the doctoral level.
Marianne Thornton, PhD Candidate (Dalhousie University)
Supervisor: Marilyn MacKay-Lyons
Factors influencing adherence to physical activity after a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or non-disabling stroke.
Revital Hacmon, Master's Candidate (McGill University)
Supervisor: Mindy F. Levin
Dissociated trunk movement and gait performance in patients with chronic stroke.