Research Grants

2015-2018 The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Spinal Cord Injury Research on the Translational Spectrum Grant, Reducing fatigue of electrically-evoked contractions after a SCI
2014-2018 Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada Discovery Grant, Control properties of single motor units
2014-2015 Alun Morgan Memorial Award in Orthopaedics, Rotator cuff impingement syndrome: EMG analysis of the distinct regions of supraspinatus
2013 Endowment Fund for the Future Support for the Advancement of Scholarship, An investigation into how sensory input generates contractions in humans.
2012 Endowment Fund for the Future Support for the Advancement of Scholarship, Neuromuscular electrical stimulation: tibialis anterior.
2010 Endowment Fund for the Future Support for the Advancement of Scholarship, Mechanisms of neuroplasticity in the human brain induced by neuromuscular electrical stimulation.
2010-2013 Alberta Paraplegic Foundation, PhD Studentship Grant, Neuromuscular electrical stimulation after spinal cord injury.
2009-2010 Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program, Neuromuscular electrical stimulation in humans: using reflex pathways to reduce muscle fatigue.
2009-2014 Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada Discovery Grant, Control properties of single motor units
2008-2011 Spinal Cord Injury Treatment Centre (Northern Alberta) Society Craig Simpson Quality of Life Research Grant, Neuromuscular electrical stimulation for rehabilitation of muscle paralysed by spinal cord injury.
2008 VP Research Grant, University of Alberta, Muscle Stimulation and the excitability of the human brain. (Co-funded by the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation.)
2008 Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada Discovery Grant, Tetanic electrical stimulation of human muscle.
2007 Endowment Fund for the Future Support for the Advancement of Scholarship, Afferent origin of interlimb reflexes.
2006-2011 Canada Foundation for Innovation Infrastructure Operating Fund.
2006 Endowment Fund for the Future Support for the Advancement of Scholarship, Potientiated muscle contractions: A pre- or postsynaptic mechanism?
2006 Physiotherapy Foundation of Canada, Randomized Controlled Trial of Progressive Resistance Exercise Training for Spinal Accessory Neurapraxia/Neurectomy in Head and Neck Cancer Survivors.
2005 Alberta Science and Research Investments Program (Infrastructure), Neurophysiology Laboratory to study and restore human limb movement
2004 Endowment Fund for the Future Support for the Advancement of Scholarship, Using transcranial direct current stimulation of the motor cortex to assess the cortical contribution to reflexes in human limb muscles
2002-2006 Canada Foundation for Innovation New Opportunities Grant (Infrastructure), Neurophysiology Laboratory to study and restore human limb movement
2003 Endowment Fund for the Future Support for the Advancement of Scholarship, Reflex pathways from muscle receptors connect all four limbs in humans
2003-2008 Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada Discovery Grant, Investigating the central contribution to contractions evoked during electrical stimulation of human muscle
2003-2007 Canadian Institute for Health Research Operating Grant, Activating central mechanisms for functional electrical stimulation of human muscle
2002-2004 University start-up grant for new faculty. VP Academic start-up Collins
2002-2004 Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research Establishment Grant, Utilising intrinsic spinal cord mechanisms for the electrical stimulation of human muscle
2002-2007 Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research Scholar, Utilising intrinsic spinal cord mechanisms for the electrical stimulation of human muscle