Dr. Mansfield studies how aging and neurologic injury affect balance and mobility, and how to best measure balance and mobility in clinical practice. This work has led to her developing exercise-based interventions to improve independent mobility and prevent falls. She is also evaluating whether an education and self-management program can increase how much people exercise. Avril works closely with clinicians to make sure that these evidence-based interventions are implemented in clinical practice.
- Scientist, Mobility Team, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network
- Associate Professor (status only), Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto
- Affiliate Scientist, Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Hurvitz Brain Sciences Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute
- Physical Activity