Julie Joyce

Julie Joyce

Julie’s research project uses magnetic resonance spectroscopy to examine aerobic exercise as a treatment for persistent post-concussive symptoms (PPCS). This study aims to elucidate the pathophysiology of PPCS and address the important question of the biological mechanism underlying the aerobic exercise treatment response.


Supervisor: Ashley Harris

Funding:  Branch Out Neurological Foundation (2018-2019)


Journal Articles:

Joyce JM, Monchi O, Ismail Z, Kibreab M, Cheetham J, Kathol I, Sarna J, Martino D, Debert CT. (Accepted). The impact of traumatic brain injury on cognitive and neuropsychiatric symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. International Review of Psychiatry

Conference Publications:

Plamondon S, Dukelow S, Buchanan J, Robinson S, Joyce JM, Mercier L, Debert CT. (2019). Integrating music therapy into neuro-rehabilitation for improved patient experience and outcomes: A QI project. Proceedings of 2019 Canadian Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Conference. Poster.

Joyce JM, Schneider K, VanRassel C, Virani S, Chevignard M, Katz-Leurer M, Gagnon I, Debert CT. (2019). Comparison of clinical and technological vestibular and visual assessments in moderate/severe traumatic brain injury patients. Brain Injury. Poster.

Joyce JM, Monchi O, Kibreab M, Cheetham J, Kathol I, Sarna J, Martino D, Debert CT. (2018). Traumatic brain injury as a potential risk factor for Parkinson’s disease. Proceedings of 2018 International Conference- Promoting Healthy Brain Aging and Preventing Dementia: Research and Translation. Poster.

Contact: julie.joyce@ucalgary.ca