Postdoctoral Fellows Bios

Dr. Margo Adam
Postdoctoral Fellow
Supervisor: Dr. Marta Erlandson

Research Theme:
Human Performance

Research Interests:
Dr. Margo Adam is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow (SHRF) supervised by Dr. Erlandson. She has been in the College since 2012 and in that time completed both her M.Sc. (Dr. Kowalski) and Ph.D. (Dr. Ferguson). Margo is currently working to develop her bone health and physiology knowledge to supplement her established sport and performance psychology research portfolio. Margo is excited to have the opportunity to study women athletes’ self-compassion, sport performance, health, and well-being from a bio-psycho-social approach.

Dr. Kenzie Friesen
Postdoctoral Fellow
Supervisor: Dr. Karen Chad

Research Theme:
Human Performance

Research Interests:
Kenzie’s research seeks to improve the entire “sports lifespan”:

  1. Increase accessibility to sport and dedicate research to reducing the gender and socioeconomic disparity in sport.
  2. Keep athletes safely involved in sport by reducing risk of sports-related injury.
  3. Help athletes confidently transition through sports participation roles – from athletes to coaches, volunteers, and organizers, etc. 

Kenzie is also the consulting sports biomechanist for the Sports Medicine and Science Council of Saskatchewan and is actively involved in the softball community in Saskatchewan as she is now a retired Women’s’ National Softball Team member.

Dr. Zeinab Hosseini
Postdoctoral Fellow
Supervisor: Dr. Phil Chilibeck

Research Theme:
Healthy aging and management of chronic conditions.

Research Interests:
Dr. Hosseini has a background in behavioural and social epidemiology. She is interested in aging research especially management of chronic diseases in older adults using non-pharmaceutical interventions. She wasawarded the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation Fellowship to understand the “safety and efficacy of high-intensity exercises in older people with low bone mass”.