Sagol faculty


Dr. Debbie Rand

Dept. of Occupational Therapy, School of Health Professions, Sackler Faculty of Medicine

Tel: 03-6406551


Research topic: Motor recovery and cognition in individuals with acquired brain injury

Research methods: Clinical studies; ecological valid assessments; virtual reality and video-games to facilitate physical activity; accelerometers

Projects in the lab include:

  1. Testing the effectiveness of self-training to improve the weaker upper extremity poststroke; playing video-games or traditional train-ing; a randomized controlled trial.
  2. The effectiveness of the tablet for the improvement of the upper extremity poststroke.
  3. The development of a computerized functional assessment for as-sessing executive function deficits.
  4. Assessing the relationship between clinical measures of balance to the center of pressure displacement in individuals with stroke com-pared to healthy individuals.