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Labs

Applied Skill Acquisition in Sport Lab

  • Scientific lead: Nick Wattie, PhD
  • Current location: St. Gregory’s School
  • Key descriptors: skill acquisition, expertise development, talent identification and development, athlete and youth development, sport, officiating, parasport.
  • Funding source(s):
    • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada
    • Heritage Canada (Sport Canada)
    • Canadian Foundation for Innovation and Government of Ontario

 

Centre for Applied Nutrition and Cardiovascular Health Research

  • Scientific lead: JoAnne Arcand, PhD (Heart & Stroke Foundation National New Investigator)
  • Current location: St. Gregory’s School
  • Key descriptors: diet, sodium, clinical nutrition, public health policy, eHealth, hypertension, cardiovascular health

 

Centre for Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Research Laboratory

  • Scientific leadPierre Côté DC, PhD  (Canada Research Chair in Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation)  
  • Current location: St. Gregory’s School
  • Key descriptors: epidemiology, disability, rehabilitation, musculoskeletal pain, traffic injuries, low back and neck pain, mental health, clinical practice guidelines
  • Website: www.cdpr-research.org 
  • Funding source(s):
    • Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) appointed funding
    • Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation
    • Canadian Chiropractic Association
    • Ontario Chiropractic Association
    • Intistitut Franco-Européen De Chiropraxie

 

EEG and Neuroimaging Laboratory

  • Scientific lead: Paul Yielder, PhD
  • Current location: Science Building, Basement
  • Key descriptors: hand dominance, brain plasticity, brain imaging

 

Health and Human Performance Laboratory

  • Scientific lead: Shilpa Dogra, PhD
  • Current location: Science Building, Basement
  • Key descriptors: exercise physiology, sedentary physiology, inflammation, active aging, exercise-induced bronchoconstriction, respiratory disease

 

Human Neurophysiology and Rehabilitation Laboratory

  • Scientific lead: Bernadette Murphy, PhD
  • Current location: Science Building, Basement
  • Key descriptors: human neurophysiology; influence of the neck on upper-limb sensorimotor integration; human movement and brain plasticity; brain plasticity in immersive environments

 

Motor Behaviour and Physical Activity Laboratory

  • Scientific lead: Meghann Lloyd, PhD
  • Current location: St. Gregory’s School
  • Key descriptors: adapted physical activity, autism spectrum disorder, Down Syndrome, physical activity interventions, motor development

 

Sport Officiating Studies Centre

  • Scientific lead: Lori Livingston, PhD
  • Current location: St. Gregory’s School
  • Key descriptors: amateur sport officials; resilience, motivation, and perceived organizational support; recruitment, development, and retention
  • Funding sources:
    • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada
    • Ontario Trillium Foundation
    • Sport for Life Society