COLLABORATORS

SPONSOR

FUNDING

Grant #350642

RHI G2010-94

Lora Giangregorio, PhD

Co-Investigator

 

Dr. Giangregorio’s research aims to increase physical activity and reduce the risk of osteoporotic fractures in at-risk individuals. She is a member of the Scientific Advisory Council for Osteoporosis Canada, with whom she partners on a number of initiatives to improve patient and health care provider education.

Her research team has worked with Osteoporosis Canada to develop BoneFit, a two-day workshop for physiotherapists and kinesiologists on appropriate assessment and exercise prescription for individuals with osteoporosis. Dr. Giangregorio also led the development of the Too Fit To Fracture Exercise and Physical Activity Recommendations for Individuals with Osteoporosis.

 

Primary Affiliations:
  • Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo

  • Affiliate Scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (TRI)

  • Schlegel Research Chair in Mobility & Aging, University of Waterloo

  • Affiliate Scientist, Geriatric Education and Research in Aging Sciences Centre

 
Websites:

http://www.bonefit.ca/

http://www.osteoporosis.ca/osteoporosis-and-you/too-fit-to-fracture/