Caroline Charette - First prize winner of the Ann Collins Whitmore Student Competition
June 23, 2015
The CIRRIS is pleased to announce that
the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) has awarded the
First prize in the Ann Collins Whitmore Student Competition
to a CIRRIS student
at its Canadian Congress held in Halifax on June 20th 2015.
Her submission entitled VISUO-LOCOMOTOR COORDINATION WHEN CHANGING DIRECTIONS IN MANUAL WHEELCHAIR USERS, based on her Professional Master’s Degree research work in the Physiotherapy Program at Université Laval, was selected amongst the 3 finalists. Ms. Charette was invited to present her work at the CPA annual conference.
Ms. Charette is under the co-supervision of Drs Brad McFadyen and François Routhier.
Published Article : Charette, C., Routhier, F., McFadyen, BJ. (2015) Visuo-locomotor coordination for exchange management in a manual wheelchair as biped locomotion in Compared to healthy subjects. Neurosci. Lett. 588: 83-7