Isaac Okumura TAN Choon Hong

Isaac Okumura TAN Choon Hong

Research Associate

MSc Neurological Physiotherapy (Credit), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong (2015)
Diploma in Physiotherapy, Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore (2012) 
BA Mass Communications, RMIT, Australia (2001)

Isaac made a mid-career switch from media into healthcare, and is a registered senior Physiotherapist specialising in neurological rehabilitation (stroke, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, Parkinson’s disease). He is currently a research associate at the Rehabilitation Research Institute of Singapore (RRIS). 
​​​​​Academic & Professional Experience

Registered Physiotherapist (AHPC) (Singapore)

​​​​​Research Interest

Stroke Rehabilitation, Neurological Rehabilitation


Ability Data Project

Tan IO, Ng JK, Ng SSM. Assessing advanced walking ability in people with stroke using the Groningen Meander Walking Test. Disabil Rehabil. 2018 Nov;40(23):2810-2816. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2017.1358298. Epub 2017 Aug 2. PMID: 28768439

Goh LY, Tan IO, Yang LC, Ng SSM. Effects of cognitive and motor tasks on the walking speed of individuals with chronic stroke. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96(9):e6232. doi:10.1097/MD.0000000000006232

Abstract presentation at 10th Pan Pacific Conference of Rehabilitation (PPCR), Shanghai, 6 November 2016, “Assessing dynamic walking capabilities of stroke survivors with the Groningen Meander Walking Test (GMWT)”