College of Rehabilitation Sciences
Department of Physical Therapy
771 McDermot Ave.
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0T6
His primary research area is technology-assisted rehabilitation and telerehabilitation; applications of miniature wireless plug-n-play computer input devices and interactive digital media. The focus is the development and evaluation of low-cost computer game-based rehabilitation platform designed to:
Specific areas of research include:
Hand-arm function (fine/gross motor skills), in particular, transition to monitored/supported home therapy programs using telerehabilitation and telmonitoring tools. Client population includes:
Rehabilitation of mobility and dual-task function (integration of balance, gait, visuamotor-gaze and visuaspacial cognitive functions. Client population includes:
Dr. Tony Szturm is a professor in the department of physical therapy at the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba. Dr. Szturm is also involved in the Mentoring of Highly Qualified Personal (HQP). Mentorship includes three postdoctoral fellow, five PhD students and over 25 master’s students form the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, department of electrical computer engineering, and department of mechanical engineering.
Bachelor of science in biology from the University of Western Ontario
Bachelor of science in physical therapy from the University of Western Ontario
Doctor of philosophy in neurophysiology from the department of psychiatry at the University of Manitoba