• Jarus, Tal

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    Affiliate Investigator, BC Children's Hospital
    Professor, Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

    Degrees / Designations
    BOT, MA (OT), PhD (OT)
    Primary Area of Research
    Healthy Starts
    Secondary Area(s) of Research
    Phone
    604-827-3392
    Fax
    604-822-7624
    Lab Phone
    Assistant
    Kim Fink-Jensen (Research Assistant)
    Assistant Phone
    604-822-7412
    Mailing Address

    T-325 Koerner Pavilion
    2211 Wesbrook Mall
    Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 2B5

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    Research Areas
    Tal’s two primary areas of research and graduate supervision are:
    • Motor learning with an emphasis on skill acquisition, retention and generalization
    • Occupational performance, participation, health and well-being
    Summary
    Dr. Tal Jarus is a Professor of the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. She has a doctoral degree in occupational therapy from New York University. Tal’s two primary areas of research and graduate supervision are (1) motor learning with an emphasis on skill acquisition, retention and generalization, and (2) occupational performance, participation, health and well-being. More precisely Tal has developed few participation measures, both for adults (ASAP) and children (CPQ PSQ, & ERQ), and currently investigates environmental effects on participation in everyday activities. Current projects include the effect of the built environment and obesity on participation of children with disabilities; participation of people with brain injuries; the use of virtual platforms for rehabilitation, and the effect of attentional focus and type of activity on the motor learning of people with brain injury.
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