Patricia Manns, PhD
- PhD - Health and Human Performance - Oregon State University, United States
- MSc - Kinesiology University of Saskatchewan
- BSc - Physical Therapy – University of Saskatchewan
- 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.
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.
Sedentary Behaviour and Mobility Disability
Use of telerehabilitation
Trish Manns, PhD, is a graduate supervisor at the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine and teaches PTHER 546 (Neurological Physical Therapy).
Dr. Manns is not currently accepting new thesis graduate students.
Introduction to the theory and application of physical therapy in adults with neurological conditions. Components of practice will include assessment, intervention, outcome evaluation, therapeutic exercise, electrophysical agents, and evidence-based skills. Corequisite: PTHER 567. Prerequisites: PTHER 500, 504, and 528.