Biography - Dr. Linda Rohr

Dr. Linda Rohr received both her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and her Masters of Science in Kinesiology (supervisor Dr. Eric Roy) from the University of Waterloo. Linda then worked for two years as a research associate at Simon Fraser University for Dr. Ron Marteniuk, followed by six years as a research associate back at the University of Waterloo. During this time at Waterloo , Linda concurrently worked as a sessional instructor in the Department of Kinesiology, teaching courses in movement disorders, statistics, and motor learning. In January 2002 Linda enrolled part-time in the doctoral program (Kinesiology, UW), supervisor Dr. Fran Allard, and completed her PhD in July 2005. Memorial University of Newfoundland hired Dr. Rohr in July 2004. She teaches courses in motor learning, research design, and evaluation of research methods. Dr. Rohr’s research interests include integration of sensory feedback for skilled movement control; gender performance differences on cognitive and motor tasks; manual asymmetries and functional lateralization using both preference and performance indicators.