Patricia Manns, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine - Physical Therapy
Associate Dean, Education, College of Health Sciences - Dean's Office

Contact

Professor, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine - Physical Therapy
Email
pmanns@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-7274
Address
3-48R Corbett (E.A.) Hall
8205 - 114 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2G4

Associate Dean, Education, College of Health Sciences - Dean's Office
Email
pmanns@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-0943
Address
3-398A Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
11405 87 Ave NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 1C9

Overview

About

Credentials

  • PhD - Health and Human Performance - Oregon State University, United States
  • MSc - Kinesiology University of Saskatchewan
  • BSc - Physical Therapy – University of Saskatchewan

Background

  • Graduated from the physical therapy program at the University of Saskatchewan, and did most of her clinical physical therapy work in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
  • Doctoral degree from Oregon State University was completed in the College of Health and Human Performance.
  • Joined the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta in 2003. 




Research

Professional Interests

Dr. Manns’ research program focuses on strategies to maintain or improve health and function in individuals with stroke. She is particularly interested in exploring the effect of interventions to reduce and break up sedentary behaviour on cardio-metabolic risk factors and function.

Current Research

Sedentary Behaviour and Mobility Disability

Use of telerehabilitation



Teaching

Trish Manns, PhD, is a graduate supervisor at the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine and teaches PTHER 546 (Neurological Physical Therapy). 


Announcements

Dr. Manns is not currently accepting new thesis graduate students.


Featured Publications

Patricia J Manns, Golnoush Mehrabani, Sarah Norton, Saeideh Aminian, Robert W Motl

Arch Rehabil Res Clin Trans. 2020 September;


Manns, P. J., Hurd, C., Yang, J. F.

J Neuroeng Rehabil, 16(1). 2019 January; 16(1),


Aminian, S., Motl, R. W., Rowley, J., & Manns, P. J.

BMJ Open. 2019 January;


Ezeugwu VE, Manns PJ

Arch Phys Med Rehabil,. 2019 January; 99 (12):2540-2547


Manns PJ, Dunstan D, Owen N, Healy GN

Physical Therapy. 92