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Dr. Alison Oates PhD Associate Professor

PAC 333

Research Area(s)

  • Biomechanics & Motor Control
  • Neuromuscular Adaptations
My research areas fall under the following College of Kinesiology research themes: Human Performance, and Healthy Aging and Management of Chronic Conditions.

Academic Background

  • Postdoctoral fellowship, McGill University
    • Locomotor rehabilitation post-stroke
  • Ph.D University of Waterloo
    • Dynamic stability during gait termination in healthy adults and adults with Parkinson's disease
  • B.Sc.Kin University of Waterloo

Courses Taught

  • KIN 322.3 - Theory of Human Movement

Student research opportunities

We are currently recruiting students for the following projects in the Biomechanics of Balance & Movement Lab (http://kinesiology.usask.ca/research/facilities/biomechanics-of-balance-and-movement-lab.php):