northeastern university seal
EXPLORE NORTHEASTERN

Danielle Levac

Affiliated Faculty,  Bioengineering
Assistant Professor,  Physical Therapy, Movement & Rehabilitation Science

Contact

Office

  • 617.373.5198

Related Links

Research Focus

virtual reality; video games; motor learning; rehabilitation; physical therapy; cerebral palsy; stroke; knowledge translation

Research Overview

virtual reality; video games; motor learning; rehabilitation; physical therapy; cerebral palsy; stroke; knowledge translation

Selected Publications

  • D. Levac, A.S. Lu, Does Narrative Feedback Enhance Children’s Motor Learning in a Virtual Environment? Journal of Motor Behavior, 2018
  • D. Levac, J. Galvez , K. Driscoll , K. Mercado, L. O’Neil, OPTIMAL Practice Conditions Enhance the Benefits of Gradually Increasing Error Opportunities on Retention of a Stepping Sequence Task, Human Movement Science, 56, 2017, 129-138
  • D. Levac, S. Glegg, H. Colquhoun,P. Miller, V. Wright, Virtual Reality and Active Video Game-Based Practice, Learning Needs and Preferences: A Cross-Canada Survey of Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists, Games for Health Journal, 6(4), 2017, 217-228
  • D. Levac, H. Sveistrup, M. Levin, A. McCormack, M. Brien, R. Mills, Active Video Gaming Home Exercise Programs for Children with Cerebral Palsy: Does a Clinic-Based Virtual Reality Intervention Component Offer an Additive Benefit? A Pilot Study, Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 2017, 1-14
  • D. Levac, J. Nawrotek, E. Deschenes, T. Giguere, J. Serafin, M. Bilodeau, H. Sveistrup, Development and Reliability Evaluation of the Movement Rating Instrument for Virtual Reality Video Game Play, JMIR Serious Games, 4(1), 2016
  • C. Dematteo, M. Rubinoff, D. Greenspoon, D. Levac, Evaluating the Contribution of the Nintendo Wii in Assessing Return to Activity Readiness in Youth With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 34(3), 2014, 229-244

Faculty

Apr 11, 2020

FY21 TIER 1 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 19 COE faculty and affiliates who were recipients of FY21 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 13 different projects.

Faculty

Jan 30, 2020

Translating the ‘Mastermind’ Concept from Business to Academia

Assistant Professors Danielle Levac (Bouvé), Emily Zimmerman (Bouvé), Kristen Allison (Bouvé), Abigail Koppes (ChE), Sarah Ostadabbas (ECE), Jessica Oakes (BioE), and Associate Professor Eno Ebong (ChE) were awarded a 2020 ADVANCE Mutual Mentoring Advancement Program (M2AP) Grant for “Translating the ‘Mastermind’ Concept from Business to Academia: Facilitating Peer mentorship among female PIs leading active research labs”.

View All Related News