Victor Ezeugwu

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine - Physical Therapy


Assistant Professor, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine - Physical Therapy


Area of Study / Keywords

Movement Behaviours Biomarkers Accelerometry Theories of Behaviour Change


Victor is a Physical Therapist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at University of Alberta.


Postdoctoral Fellowship - Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Cohort Study, University of Alberta

PhD - Rehabilitation Science, University of Alberta

MSc - Physical Therapy, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria

BMR - Physical Therapy, University of Nigeria


Dr. Ezeugwu is a research affiliate with the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital and a member of the Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute (NMHI), the Sensory Motor Adaptive Rehabilitation Technology (SMART) Network, the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute (WCHRI), and the Sedentary Behaviour Research Network (SBRN). Dr. Ezeugwu’s research primarily focuses on precision health, utilizing wearable technologies, behaviour change techniques, and ecological approaches to optimize healthy movement behaviours (physical activity, sedentary behaviour, and sleep) across the lifespan - from children to older adults. His work also involves personalizing rehabilitation interventions for individuals with stroke, Parkinson's disease, frailty, and Long COVID.


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Featured Publications

Ezeugwu VE, Manns PJ

2024 February; Epub ahead of print. 10.1080/09638288.2024.2317995

Okusanya D, Ezeugwa J, Khan A, Buck B, Jickling G, Ezeugwu V.

PLOS ONE. 2023 December; 10.1371/journal.pone.0290515

Ezeugwu VE, Adamko D, van Eeden C, Dubeau A, Turvey SE, Moraes TJ, Simons E, Subbarao P, Wishart DS, Mandhane PJ

2022 September; 100 10.1016/j.sleep.2022.09.015

Ezeugwu, V.E., Mandhane, P.J., Hammam, N., Brook, J.R., Tamana, S.K., Hunter, S., Chikuma, J., Lefebvre, D.L., Azad, M.B., Moraes, T.J., Subbarao, P., Becker, A.B., Turvey, S.E., Rosu, A., Sears, M.R., Carson, V.

Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 2021 April; 18 (5):571-579 10.1123/jpah.2020-0827

Ezeugwu, V.E., Manns, P.J.

Translational Behavioral Medicine. 2020 February; 10 (1):87-95 10.1093/tbm/iby128

Tamana, S.K., Ezeugwu, V.E, Chikuma, J., Lefebvre, D.L., Azad, M.B., Moraes, T.J., Subbarao, P., Becker, A.B., Turvey, S.E., Sears, M.R., Dick, B.D., Carson, V., Rasmussen, C., CHILD study investigators, Pei, J., Mandhane, P.J.

PLoS ONE. 2019 April; 14 (4):e0213995 10.1371/journal.pone.0213995

Ezeugwu, V.E., Manns, P.J.

Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2018 December; 99 (12):2540-2547 10.1016/j.apmr.2018.06.014

Ezeugwu VE, Garga N, Manns PJ

Disabil Rehabil. 2017 December; 39 (25):2551-2558 10.1080/09638288.2016.1239764

Ezeugwu VE, Manns PJ

2017 September; 26 (9):2004-2012 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2017.06.009

Manns, P.J., Ezeugwu, V.E., Armijo-Olivo, S., Vallance, J., & Healy, G.N.

Journal of American Geriatrics Society. 2015 July; 63 (7):1314-1323 10.1111/jgs.13490

Ezeugwu V, Klaren RE, Hubbard E, Manns PJ, Motl RW

Prev Med Rep. 2015 April; 2 10.1016/j.pmedr.2015.03.007

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