Researcher profiles

Stacey Acker

Stacey Acker

Associate Professor

Specialization: Biomechanics

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: Lower limb biomechanics, occupational biomechanics, knee joint modeling, Knee osteoarthritis initiation and progression.

Jason Au

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Physiology and nutrition 

Teaching, expertise, tools, and technologies: cardiovascular exercise physiology, blood flow, arterial stiffness, arterial bifurcations, high frame rate ultrasound, echocardiography

Michael Barnett-Cowan

Michael Barnett-Cowan

Associate Professor

Specialization: Neuroscience

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: psychophysics, sensory assessment, virtual reality, motion simulation, eye and head movement, brain imaging and stimulation (EEG/ERP, TMS,tDCS), aging

Jack P. Callaghan

Jack P. Callaghan

Professor

Specialization: Biomechanics

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: Content - biomechanics, ergonomics, injury mechanics, exercise, instrumentation, biomechanical modeling.

Tools / techniques - electromyography, medical imaging, mechanical tissue testing, motion analysis, kinetic measurement, wearable sensor technology, occupational ergonomic evaluation.

Michaela Devries-Aboud.

Michaela Devries-Aboud

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Physiology and nutrition

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: skeletal muscle metabolism, sex-based differences in metabolism, exercise physiology, human nutrition and metabolism, aging and sarcopenia, insulin sensitivity, electron microscopy.

Clark Dickerson.

Clark Dickerson

Professor

Specialization: Biomechanics

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: Shoulder biomechanics, digital human modeling, ergonomics, motion capture, upper limb biomechanics, computational musculoskeletal modeling, in vitro analysis.

Paolo Dominelli

Paolo Dominelli

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Physiology 

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: Respiratory physiology, exercise physiology, work of breathing, ventilatory limitations to exercise, pulmonary gas exchange, cardiorespiratory interactions.

Robin Duncan

Robin Duncan

Associate Professor

Specialization: Physiology and nutrition

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: molecular cloning, lipid biochemistry, comparative biology and murine models, genetics and genomics, recombinant protein production, enzymology.

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Kaylena Ehgoetz Martens

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Neuroscience

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: Aging and neurodegeneration movement disorders; gait kinematics; neuropsychology and neurocognitive assessment; mood, emotion and cognition; fear, threat, anxiety and depression; virtual reality

Steve Fischer

Steve Fischer

Associate Professor

Specialization: Biomechanics

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: task analysis, occupational biomechanics, ergonomic aspects of occupational musculoskeletal injuries.

Lora Giangregorio

Lora Giangregorio

Professor

Specialization: Physiology and nutrition

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: clinical exercise physiology, clinical trials and knowledge translation, physical activity and aging, osteoporosis and bone health

Brian Horslen

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Neuroscience

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: sensory encoding and function; reflex stimulation techniques (proprioceptive, vestibular and cutaneous); balance control, falls and posturography; muscle biomechanics; psychological and autonomic influences (fear, anxiety and arousal) on sensorimotor function and movement

Richard Hughson

Richard L. Hughson

Professor

Specialization: Physiology and nutrition

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: cardiovascular physiology, environmental physiology (spaceflight, altitude), vascular aging, cardiopulmonary exercise testing, ultrasound

Robyn Ibey

Robyn Ibey

Clinical Lecturer

Specialization: Orthopaedics, neuroscience

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: Neuroscience, rehabilitation, neurological disorders, movement assessment, exercise prescription, orthopaedic/sports injuries, acquired brain injuries, therapeutic modalities, transcranial magnetic stimulation, electromyography 

Heather Keller

Heather Keller

Professor

Specialization: Physiology and nutrition

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: nutrition, knowledge translations, intervention design and implementation, qualitative and quantitative methods.

Andrew Laing

Andrew Laing

Associate Professor; Associate Chair, Graduate Studies

Specialization: Biomechanics

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: muskuloskeletal biomechanics related to injury, impact biomechanics,  balance, falls, and mobility, occupational biomechanics, ergonomics.

Monica Maly

Monica R. Maly

Associate Professor

Specialization: Biomechanics

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: knee biomechanics, osteoarthritis, clinical outcomes, mobility, exercise, muscle, imaging and disability.

Bill McIlroy

Bill McIlroy

Professor

Specialization: Neuroscience

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: Content expertise - neuroscience, balance and gait, exercise, neurologic disorders, aging.

Experimental tools / technologies - electroencephalography, electromyography, transcranial magnetic stimulation, magnetic resonance imaging, peripheral nerve stimulation, galvanic skin measurement, eye-tracker, motion analysis, kinetic measurement, wearable sensor technology.

Sean Meehan.

Sean Meehan

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Neuroscience

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: Motor control, motor learning, neurologic disorders

Laura Middleton

Laura Middleton

Associate Professor

Specialization: Neuroscience

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: Physical activity and aging, dementia, prevention of dementia, social inclusion of dementia, motor disorders, physical activity tracking and assessment, neurocognitive assessment, electroencephalography

Marina Mourtzakis

Marina Mourtzakis

Associate Professor; Associate Chair Applied Research, Partnerships and Outreach

Specialization: Physiology and nutrition

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies:

Ewa Niechwiej-Szwedo

Ewa Niechwiej-Szwedo

Associate Professor

Specialization: Neuroscience

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: Teaching - visuomotor control: eye movements, hand-eye coordinatio, binocular vision: depth perception, stereopsis, visual and motor development, motor learning.

Tools and technologies - eye tracking, limb tracking, psychophysics.

Stephen Prentice

Stephen D. Prentice

Associate Professor

Specialization: Biomechanics

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: Content - anatomy, biomechanics, lower limb/whole body mechanics, neural control, locomotion, posture, balance, falls, and mobility.

Tools and techniques - electromyography, motion analysis, kinetic measurement, gait anaylsis, neural and biomechanical modelling.

Joe Quadrilatero

Joe Quadrilatero

Professor

Specialization: Physiology and nutrition

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: skeletal muscle biology, skeletal muscle disease, exercise physiology, cell and molecular biology, microscopy, cell culture, animal models, cellular imaging.

James Rush

James W.E. Rush

Professor; Vice-President Academic & Provost

Specialization: Physiology and nutrition

Teaching, expertise, tools and technologies: cardiovascular physiology, blood vessel health, endothelium, vascular smooth muscle, isolated blood vessels, endothelium-derived contracting and relaxing factors, resveratrol, prostanoids, vascular effects of exercise.

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