Clinical | Assessment | Mechanisms | Rehabilitation | Digital Health | Technology
The Physiotherapy Innovation Laboratory is a research group based within the Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation at University of Northumbria at Newcastle
Our research involves a translational multidisciplinary approach to understand human movement and develop novel clinical assessment and rehabilitation tools
We work across a variety of clinical research areas, specifically;
Mechanistic understanding of how the brain controls movement
Age-related and neurological disorders
Digital health and novel technology for clinical assessment and rehabilitation
News & Resources
Northumbria’s vision for improving treatments for Parkinson’s disease
Dr Stuart talks about ongoing PhD work by Julia Das
Northumbria University is leading research on the effects of technological visual training as a potential rehabilitation tool for people affected by Parkinson’s disease.
Dr Sam Stuart, a senior researcher in the Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation at Northumbria, is working with American company, Senaptec, an industry leader in the design and production of sensory performance assessment.