Rank / Position
B.Sc., Simon Fraser University
Ph.D., Simon Fraser University
Dr. Drinkwater’s primary research is the assessment of human body composition. Of interest are changes with respect to growth, diet, and activity on adipose tissue, muscle and bone development in children.
Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, Reviewer, 2000.
Canadian Journal of Public Health, Reviewer, 2000-2001.
Educational Technology Roundtable, University of Saskatchewan, convenor, 2000.
He is also interested in the relationships of diet and activity with respect to obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis in older adults.
Currently, Dr. Drinkwater is interested in evaluating the efficacy of on-site physical activity programs for Seniors.
Carter, L.M., Whiting, S.J., Drinkwater, D.T., Zello, G.A., Faulkner, R., Bailey, D.A. 2001. Self-reported calcium intake and bone mineral content in adolescents. Journal of the American College of Nutrition: 20; 502-509.
Clarys, J.P., Martin, A.D., Marfell-Jones, M.J., Janssens, V., Caboor, D., Drinkwater, D.T. 1999. Human Body Composition: A review of adult dissection data. American Journal of Human Biology: 11(2); 167-174.
Ready, A.E., G. Bergeron, S.L. Boreskie, B. Naimark, J. Ducas, J.V. Sawatzky, Drinkwater, D.T. 1999. Incidence and determinants of injuries sustained by older women during a walking program. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity: 7(1); 91-104.
Keely, E.J., Reiss, J.P., Drinkwater, D.T., Faiman, C. 1997. Bone mineral density, sex hormones and chronic neuroleptic use in men. Endocrine Practice: 3(4); 209-213.
Yataco, A.R., Busby-Whitehead, J., Drinkwater, D.T., Katzel, L.I. 1997. Relationship of body composition and cardiovascuolar fitness to lipoprotein lipid profiles in master athletes and sedentary men. Aging: Clinical and Experimental Research: 9(1-2); 88-94.
Faulkner, R.A., Bailey, D.A., Drinkwater, D.A., McKay, H.A., Arnold, C., Wilkinson, A.A. 1996. Bone densitometry in Canadian children 8-17 years of age. Calcified Tissue International: 59; 344-351.
Naimark, B.J., Ready, A.E., Sawatzky, J.V., Boreskie, S., Ducas, J., Drinkwater, D.T., Oosterveen, S. 1996. Serum ferritin and heart disease: the effect of moderate exercise on stored iron levels in postmenopausal women. Canadian Journal of Cardiology: 12(12); 1253-1257.
Ready, A.E., Naimark, B., Ducas, J., Sawatzky, J.V., Boreskie, S.L., Drinkwater, D.T., Oosterveen, S. 1996. Influence of walking volume on health benefits in women postmenopause. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise: 28(9); 1097-1105.
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