Kristin Musselman is a physical therapist, Scientist with the Neural Engineering and Therapeutics Team at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute – Lyndhurst Centre, and an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto. She completed a BSc (Life Sciences) and BScPT at Queen’s University, followed by a MSc (Neurosciences) and PhD (Rehabilitation Science) at the University of Alberta. She is active in the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, serving on the Executive of the Neurosciences Division. She is also co-lead of the Walking Measures Group for the Rick Hansen Spinal Cord Injury Registry.
Her research aims to optimize the rehabilitation and measurement of walking and upper limb movements following damage to the nervous system in children and adults. She and her colleagues have developed novel assessment and training tools for individuals with spinal cord injury and pediatric populations. Her current research is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Craig H. Neilsen Foundation, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, Rick Hansen Institute, Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation, and the Canada Foundation for Innovation.