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Research & Community Engagement Seminar Series, Episode 4 featuring Dr. Kathleen Martin Ginis

On May 27, 2021 the Calgary Adapted Hub powered by Jumpstart hosted Dr. Kathleen Martin Ginis in the fourth episode of the Community Engagement and Knowledge Translation Seminar series. Dr. Martin Ginis’ presentation “Evidence-Based Strategies for Designing Effective Physical Activity-Enhancing Interventions for People with Disabilities” is available in full length here.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Kathleen Martin Ginis holds the Reichwald Family Chair in Preventive Medicine at University of British Columbia’s Southern Medical Program and is the Director of the Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management. She is also a UBC Distinguished University Scholar, Professor in the Department of Medicine (Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation), Professor in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences, and an ICORD Principal Investigator. Dr. Martin Ginis has received over $12 million in research funding and has published over 350 peer-reviewed research articles. Her research program focuses on physical activity behaviour change, and the psychosocial consequences of physical activity participation, particularly among people living with spinal cord injury and other physical disabilities.


The Calgary Adapted Hub powered by Jumpstart would like to thank Dr. Martin Ginis for sharing her presentation with our community – and above all else, thank you to those who are joining us on this journey of learning to create a more inclusive and accessible community!