Professor (On Leave)
B.S.P.E., University of Saskatchewan, 1980
B.Ed., University of Saskatchewan, 1981
M.A., University of Victoria, 1985
Ph.D., University of Queensland, 1988
Canadian Journal of Public Health, 2002.
Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 2001.
British Journal of Nutrition; Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology; Canadian Journal of Public Health; Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise; Preventative Medicine, 2000.
STM Board of Governors, University of Saskatchewan. 2000.
Dr. Karen Chad is the Associate Vice-President of Research and a professor in the College of Kinesiology at the University of Saskatchewan. Her research interests center around health promotion, the prevention of lifestyle-related diseases and program development to empower individuals to make positive choices. Dr. Chad is the principal investigator of a 2 million dollar CIHR grant that focuses on building community capacity through physical activity and health promotion research. She is also the lead investigator of two developmental grants focusing on obesity.
Other areas of interest include:
- Sports nutrition
- Exercise metabolism
- Body image