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Tang, Ada BW


Ada Tang is an Associate Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Science at McMaster University. She is a licensed physical therapist with extensive experience in rehabilitation science and a focus on physical activity and cardiovascular health. Dr. Tang works with the MacStroke Canada research team to research the impact of inactivity and sedentary behaviours on mobility and health following stroke. Her research focuses primarily on stroke and aims to reduce risk factors for cardiovascular disease, particularly by understanding exercise and limited mobility within the aging population. Dr.Tang has received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Heart and Stroke Foundation, and the Canadian Frailty Network. She currently teaches neurological physiotherapy, foundations for the physiotherapy practitioner, and aging and mobility across the adult life course in the Physiotherapy program at McMaster.


  • PhD, Medical Science, University of Toronto
  • MSc, Rehabilitation Science, University of Toronto
  • BSc, Physical Therapy, University of Toronto
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