Dr. Marion Alexander is a senior scholar in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, and a Research Associate of the faculty's Health, Leisure and Human Performance Research Institute.
She holds a Bachelor of Physical Education from the University of British Columbia (being a native of Victoria, B.C.), A Master of Science in Physical Education from the University of Washington specializing in Kinesiology, and a PhD. from the University of Alberta specializing in Biomechanics.
Her research interests focus primarily on sport biomechanics, or the analysis of athletes using filming techniques and computerized analysis programs. The Sport Biomechanics Laboratory at the University of Manitoba is one of the top labs in the country for the analysis of elite athletes using Sport Biomechanics techniques. Much of the analysis work in the lab is being conducted using a program called Dartfish, which is the top program currently used for biomechanical analysis of athlete
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