Research Study

Use of an app to improve self-management skills in people with spinal cord injury
Principal Investigator 
Ben Mortenson


Body Locations and Systems 
Spinal Cord Injury
Study Start/End 
Nov 9, 2018 to Jun 30, 2020
Email Address
Purpose of Study 

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of an app designed to help people with spinal cord injury attain self-selected goals and improve personal management of health.


To participate in this study, you must:

  • be 19 years of age or older
  • be able to speak, read, and write English
  • have been discharged from an inpatient rehabilitation facility following spinal cord injury at least one year ago
  • have reliable access to the internet

This study will take place over the phone/skype or in person at any place in Metro Vancouver that is convenient for the participants.


Study Coordinators and Research Nurses cannot give medical advice over the phone. Telephone numbers and email addresses are provided for obtaining additional information on specific research studies only. If you have specific questions which require clinical expertise, please call your primary care physician.