Research areas

  • 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


Select 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.