Elizabeth Ready, PhD
Senior Scholar
Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management
225 Active Living Centre
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3T 2N2
204-474-8641
elizabeth.ready@umanitoba.ca

Education:

  • PhD (Exercise Physiology) - University of Alberta
  • MA, HBA (Physical Education) - University of Western Ontario
  • B.A.(Honours) - University of Western Ontario

Research Interests:

  • Physical health and functional benefits of physical activity in older adults
  • Impact of age friendly neighbourhoods on physical activity and health
  • Benefits of interprofessional collaboration in primary health care/role of kinesiologist
  • Physical activity in the management of  chronic disease

Recent and Selected Publications:

Krueger H, Turner D, Krueger J, and Ready AE. The economic benefits of risk factor reduction in Canada: Tobacco smoking, excess weight and physical inactivity.  Canadian Journal of Public Health, 105(1), e69-e78, 2014.

De Melo LL, Menec V, and Ready AE. Relationship of functional fitness with daily steps in community-dwelling older adults. Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy. Published ahead of print, April 2014. DOI: 10.1519/JPT.0b013e3182abe75f

Krueger H., Williams D., Ready A.E., and Turner D. Improved estimation of the health and economic burden of chronic disease risk factors in Manitoba, Canada. Chronic Diseases and Injuries in Canada, 33(4), 236-246, 2013.

Hnatiuk, J., Duhamel, T., Katz, A., and Ready A.E. Physical activity supports provided by health care providers to patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Can J Diabetes, 36, 119-128, 2012.

De Melo LL, Porter M, Menec V, and Ready AE. Personal factors, perceived environment and objectively measured walking in old age. JAPA, 18(3), 280-292, 2010.

Dear, J. B., Porter, M.M., and A.E. Ready. Energy expenditure during golfing and lawn-mowing in older adult men. JAPA 18(2): 185-200, 2010.

HLHPRI Research Group Affiliation:

Additional Research Involvement:

  • Research Associate, Centre on Aging University of Manitoba
  • Research Committee, Winnipeg in motion

Community Involvement:

  • Board Member, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba
  • Board Member, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (2010-2013)
  • Board Member, Manitoba Fitness Council (1998-2008)
  • Member, Manitoba Kinesiologists Association
  • Co-Chair, Kinesiology Coalition of Manitoba