Students and Research

Our department’s faculty recognize how crucial the discovery of new knowledge is to the continued advancement of health care. Accordingly, they are actively engaged in conducting research and training the next generation of physical medicine and rehabilitation experts.

Participate in research

Our researchers make major breakthroughs in physical medicine and rehabilitation, neuropsychology, pain medicine, physical therapy and rehabilitation science that affect us all. 

By participating in a research study, you can help us uncover breakthroughs that will improve care and outcomes for future generations. We have several open studies seeking volunteers.

Resource is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world. is a service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health.

Research Themes
Muscle Adaptation  ||  Musculoskeletal Injuries  ||  Neuroplasticity
Outcomes of Therapeutic Intervention 
||  Postural Control ||  Stroke Recovery

 Research Ethics at the University of Minnesota

We are committed to protecting research participants, upholding ethical standards, and improving our practice at every step of our work.