Research

More than 405,000 Canadians live with
long-term disability from stroke.
The number will double in 20 years.

Self-Management Videos

Self-Management Videos provide information and resources to promote stroke recovery.

Our 11-episode video series and corresponding resource sheets include topics such as fatigue, memory, anxiety, stress, attention, communication, leisure, and more.

Recent News

Youth are vaping early and vaping often according to Heart & Stroke funded study

September 17, 2020
A new study of youth and young adult vaping behaviour and preferences reveals that young people across the country who vape do so most days of the week, many times a day. The research also highlights the reasons why they first start vaping and why they continue, and that many have moved on to smoking cigarettes.

Study shows long-lasting benefit of early, intensive exercise therapy after stroke

September 3, 2020
A CPSR-funded study provides the first preliminary evidence that patients with stroke can improve their walking recovery and quality of life with higher doses of aerobic and stepping activity in the early and critical time period for brain recovery after stroke.

Video series provides self-management tools, resources for people recovering from stroke

August 20, 2020
A new 11-episode series of free videos, released today, explores issues faced by people recovering from stroke and aims to provide tools and resources to help. Virtual education sessions address physical, cognitive and psychological challenges.

CPSR's Dr. Michelle Ploughman wins prestigious mentorship award

July 7, 2020
Stroke rehabilitation research leader Dr. Michelle Ploughman of Memorial University has been awarded the Rhodes Inspirational Educators Award. Launched in 2016 as a way of recognizing unsung heroes in education, Rhodes Scholars were invited to nominate exceptional mentors who influenced their lives before they received their Rhodes Scholarship, largely recognized as the world’s most prestigious international scholarship.

"The Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery's strength is in its people. We are fortunate in Canada to have a great wealth of people who are leading the way globally in stroke recovery research. This is why I am involved. Great things can be accomplished when we work together. This idea is even reflected in the name. The organization is truly a partnership."


Ada Tang, PhD, CPSR Knowledge Translation Advisory Committee, McMaster University

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