Dr. Todd Duhamel is a Red River Métis citizen from Atikokan, Ontario and a Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management & Principal Investigator, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, St. Boniface General Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre, Winnipeg.

He completed PhD training in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo (2007) and postdoctoral training in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba (2008). Dr. Duhamel’s research examines the role of physical activity for the prevention and treatment of patients with frailty and cardiovascular disease. Todd serves as the Associate Dean (Health Sciences) in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Manitoba.

Research areas


  • Graduate level courses

    • Current Research in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure: Physical Aspects (PERS 7004)
    • Research in Kinesiology and Recreation Studies (PERS 7080)
      • Cardiac Science and Exercise Physiology
      • Cardiac Rehabiliation Research
      • Exercise Biology
    • Advanced Training in Basic and Clinical Research Topics in Medicine (Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine University of Manitoba & St Boniface Hospital)
    • Molecular Mechanisms of Exercise Physiology I (KPER 7100) 
    • Molecular Mechanisms of Exercise Physiology II (KPER 7102)
    • Graduate Level Directed Study (KPER 7800)
  • Undergraduate level courses

    • Advanced Exercise Physiology (KIN 4470)
    • Advanced Pathology and Sport Medicine (KIN 4160)
    • Supervised Fieldwork placements (PERS 4630)
    • Undergraduate Directed Studies (PERS 4600)

Chronic Disease Prevention and Physical Activity Lab

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  • The Chronic Disease Prevention and Physical Activity Lab seeks to understand how lifestyle factors shape our health. We study factors such as physical activity, sedentary behaviour patterns and frailty status to help develop tools to improve patient health and well-being.


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