Education

Whether you are looking for information on the biology of a spinal cord injury, the latest research techniques and findings, or a connection to advocacy and ways to make change – we have you covered.  The CSRO/ASRO team has compiled a list of free resources to facilitate your journey into the world of spinal cord injury awareness and research.

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Spinal Moves Podcast

The Activity-Based Therapy Community of Practice (ABT CoP) is excited to announce the launch of Spinal Moves, a Canadian podcast conversation about activity-based therapy.

Hosts Hope Jervis Rademeyer and Anita Kaiser chat with people living with spinal cord injury, clinicians who work in neurological settings, and researchers who study activity-based therapy.  This series is produced in coordination with Hope Jervis Rademeyer, Anita Kaiser, Praxis Spinal Cord Institute, and the ABT CoP.  The first episode released on January 13, 2021.

Spinal Moves Hosts

Anita Kaiser is a Vanier Scholar and doctoral student in Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Toronto.  Her research specializes in the development of tools to track participation and performance for individuals engaged in activity-based therapy.

Anita is the Director of Research for the Canadian Spinal Research Organization and a Research Trainee at KITE-Toronto Rehab-University Health Network.  In her spare time, Anita models for Izzy Camilleri’s IZ Adaptive Clothing.

Hope Jervis Rademeyer is a physical therapist and PhD candidate in Rehabilitation Science at the University of Toronto.  Her thesis project investigates the use of technology to augment traditional rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury or disease.  She also works in private practice with a focus on sport performance.

In her spare time, she runs long distances and has completed trail races up to 100 miles.

Education is the starting point of any movement.

Learn about the effects of a spinal cord injury on the body, in the acute phase and beyond in the original video series Journey to a Cure: SCI Research Today.

Hear from researchers and SCI advocates on the latest news in the community with the U2FP CureCast Podcast Series.

Learn the language of SCI, and follow the latest in research more accurately with the Spinal Cord Injuries Acronym Chart.