Current Studies

  1. Alberta Prevention of Youth Early Osteoarthritis (PrE-OA) Cohort. Principal Investigators; Carolyn Emery, Jackie Whittaker, Co-Investigators; Jacob Jaremko, Carla Prado, Linda Woodhouse, Patricia Doyle-Baker, Deborah Marshall, Janet Ronsky, Gregor Kuntze, Alberto Nettel-Aguirre, Raylene Reimer, Roman Krawetz, Brent Edwards, Steve Boyd, Nick Motahdi, Catherine Hui.

    Embedded Research projects include;

    • Consequences of Knee Joint Injury in Youth Sport; Implications for Osteoarthritis and other Negative Health Outcomes. Principal Investigators; Carolyn Emery, Jackie Whittaker, Co-Investigators; Jacob Jaremko, Carla Prado, Linda Woodhouse, Patricia Doyle-Baker, Deborah Marshall, Janet Ronsky, Gregor Kuntze, Alberto Nettel-Aguirre, Raylene Reimer, Roman Krawetz, Brent Edwards, Steve Boyd, Nick Motahdi, Catherine Hui.
    • Characterization of Modifiable Factors that Compound the Risk of Osteoarthritis after Youth Sport-Related Knee Injury. Principal Investigator; Jackie Whittaker, Co-Investigators; Jacob Jaremko, Carla Prado, Linda Woodhouse, Catherine Hui, Luciana Macedo, Hossien Rouhani.
    • Evolving Psychological Responses Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction and the Effect on the Decision to Return to Sport. A pilot project. Principal Investigator; Catherine Hui, Co-Investigators; Adam Kosak, David Otto, Doug Gross, Susan Armijo Olivo, Mary Roduta Roberts.
    • Associations among Return to Sport, Adiposity, Nutrition and Physical Activity in the First Year Post Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Principal Investigators; Jackie Whittaker, Catherine Hui, Co-investigators; Dave Otto, Mark Sommerfledt, Luciana Macedo, Clodagh Toomey, Carolyn Emery, Linda Woodhouse.
    • Using Novel Biomedical Technology to Monitor of Single Leg Hop Biomechanics; Implications for Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation of Knee Injury. Principal Investigators; J. Whittaker, H Rouhani, Co-investigator; Sanjot Sunner

  2. Comparison of Normal and Single-Foot Elevated Full Squats in ACL Injured PersonsPrincipal Investigator; Loren Chiu, Co-investigators; Ian Hallworth, Liane Jean, Doug Gross.

  3. Appropriate and Efficient Management of Shoulder Injuries: Who Needs Surgery? – Principal Investigator; Lauren Beaupre, Judy Chepeha, David Sheps, and Anelise Silveira.

  4. Evaluating the effect of body-checking policy change in youth ice hockey players. Principal Investigators; Carolyn Emery, Brent Hagel, Co-investigators; Connie Lebrun, Martin Mrazik, et al.

  5. Assessing quality, access, and cost: Development of a clinical pathway for patients with rotator cuff disorders. Principal Investigator; David Sheps, Nicholas Mohtadi, Co-investigators; Breda Eubank, Preston Wiley, Herbert Emery, Mark Lafave, Richard Boorman, Aaron Bois.

  6. Hand Held Self-Shiatsu for Post Sport-related Concussion Sleep Problems in Young Athletes. Principal Investigator; Cary Brown, Co-Investigators Pei Qin, Bruce Dick, Geoff Bostick, Leisa Bellmore.