Jackie Sadi


Room 2305, EC
519 661-2111 x87745
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  • BScPT, MSc (Western University)

Research In Profile

As a clinician-researcher I have the wonderful opportunity to collaborate and co-supervise with many of the MSK researchers within the School of Physical Therapy i.e. Drs. Joy MacDermid, Trevor Birmingham, Dave Walton and Dianne Bryant.

Featured Publications and Projects

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • Heneghan NR, Jagodzinska J, Tyros I, Johnson W, Nazareth M, Yeung E, Sadi J, Gillis H, Rushton AB. Telehealth e-mentoring in postgraduate musculoskeletal physiotherapy education: A mixed methods case study. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice Vol. 56, Dec. 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2021.102448
  • Bobos P, Pouliopoulou DV, Harriss A, Sadi J, Rushton A, MacDermid JC (2021) A systematic review and meta-analysis of measurement properties of objective structured clinical examinations used in physical therapy licensure and a structured review of licensure practices in countries with well-developed regulation systems. PLoS ONE 16(8): e0255696.https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0255696
  • Heneghan NR, Nazareth M, Johnson W, Tyros I, Sadi J, Gillis H, Rushton AB. Experiences of telehealth e- mentoring within postgraduate musculoskeletal physical therapy education in the UK and Canada: a protocol for parallel mixed- methods studies and cross- cultural comparison. BMJ Open 2021;11: e042602. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2020-042602
  • Kowalski K, Connelly DC, Jakobi JM, Sadi J. Shoulder electromyography activity during push-up variations: a scoping review. Shoulder and Elbow Journal, 2021 April (0): 1-13 doi: 10.1177/17585732211019373
  • Sadi J, Torchia E, Faber KJ, MacDermid J, Lalonde C, Watson L, Weber M, Wu N. Posterior Shoulder Instability Classification, Assessment, and Management: An International Delphi Study. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. 2020 Apr 29(0):1-63 https://www.jospt.org/doi/10.2519/jospt.2020.9225.
  • Dionne Nathalie, Adefolarin Abiodun, Kunzelman Dena, Trehan Nitin, Finucane Laura, Levesque Lenerdene, Walton David M, Sadi Jackie, What is the diagnostic accuracy of red flags related to cauda equine syndrome (CES), when compared to Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)? A systematic review. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice 42 (2019) 125–133. doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2019.05.004 [Contribution: ; impact factor: 1.725; citations: 0(gs) and n/a(wos)]

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Additional Information

Academic Appointments and Research Affiliations

  • Advanced Health Care Practice - Comprehensive Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Field Leader


  • Clinical Specialist in Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy
  • Marilyn Robinson Teaching Award, 2014
  • Canadian Physiotherapy Orthopedic Division “Golden Hands Award”, 2017

Professional Activities

  • Examiner and Instructor in the CPA Orthopedic Division - AIM educational system
  • Assessor for the Canadian Physiotherapy Clinical Specialization Program
  • Clinical consultant for upper quadrant and spinal musculoskeletal disorders