Dr. Janice Eng PhD, BSc(PT/OT)



Dr. Janice Eng is a professor in the UBC Department of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia. She studied as an undergraduate at UBC in the combined Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy (PT/OT) program. At the masters level, she studied at the University of Toronto, graduating with an MSc in Biomedical Engineering. Lastly, she completed her doctorate in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo. Dr. Eng also completed her post-doctoral training in Neurophysiology at Simon Fraser University. Dr. Eng’s research develops novel rehabilitation interventions to improve important aspects of functioning and health of individuals with stroke. Research studies range from exploratory mechanistic studies, to clinical trials and knowledge translation. Dr. Eng’s Personal website can be accessed by clicking here



Selected Publications

Italics indicate students I have supervised

Connell LA, McMahon NE, Watkins CL, Eng JJ. Therapists’ Use of the Graded Repetitive Arm Supplementary Program (GRASP) Intervention: A Practice Implementation Survey Study. Phys Ther.

Noble JW, Eng JJ, Boyd LA. Bilateral motor tasks involve more brain regions and higher neural activation than unilateral tasks: An fMRI study. Experimental Brain Research. 2014;232:2785-95.

Billinger SA, Arena R, Bernhardt J, Eng JJ, Franklin BA, Johnson CM, MacKay-Lyons M, Macko RF, Mead GE, Roth EJ, Shaughnessy M, Tang A. Physical activity and exercise recommendations for stroke survivors: a statement for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Stroke. 2014;45:2532-53.

Tang A , Eng JJ, Krassioukov AV, Madden KM, Mohammadi A, Tsang MY, Tsang TS. Exercise-induced changes in cardiovascular function after stroke: a randomized controlled trial. Int J Stroke. 2014;9:883-9.

Tang A , Eng JJ, Tsang TSM, Krassioukov AV. Cognition and motor impairment correlates with exercise test performance after stroke. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2013;45:622-7.

Simpson LA , Eng JJ, Backman CL, Miller WC.Rating of Everyday Arm-Use in the Community and Home (REACH) scale for capturing affected arm-use after stroke: development, reliability, and validity. PLoS One. 2013;8:e83405.

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