Director - Dr. Jonathon Fowles

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Clifford Shand Chair
Professor, School of Kinesiology
Email Jonathon
Ph:  902-585-1560
Office:  AAC 487.3

Teaching

- Applied Human Physiology 1
- Fitness Programming
- Physiological Assessment
- Exercise & Training Practicum

Scholarly Expertise

2019
Chair –Exercise is Medicine Canada, National Advisory CouncilScientific Lead – EIM NS project
Diabetes Canada – Guidelines and Implementation Committee, PA Working Group 2014-present
Heart & Stroke Foundation, ‘COMPASS’ Strategic Planning committee, 2016-present
Workers Compensation Board and Communities Culture and Heritage Workplace Physical Activity Working Group – Lead, 2019
Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, Master Examiner
Strength Training and Physiology Consultant, Canadian Sport Centre, Atlantic, 2001 – present
Canadian Sports Centre-Atlantic, Sports Science Advisor
Editorial Board – International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 2005-2019
Academic Reviewer for Journal, Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism
Academic Reviewer for Journal, British Medical Journal Open
Academic Reviewer for Journal, BMC Family Practice, 2019
Academic Reviewer for Journal, Canadian Journal of Diabetes
Academic Reviewer for Journal, Family Practice
Academic Reviewer for Journal, International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance
Academic Reviewer for Journal, Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
Academic Reviewer for Journal, Preventive Medicine Reports  
Academic Reviewer for Journal, PLoS One

2018
Chair –Exercise is Medicine Canada, National Advisory CouncilScientific Lead – EIM NS project
Diabetes Canada – Guidelines and Implementation Committee, PA Working Group 2014-present
Heart & Stroke Foundation, ‘COMPASS’ Strategic Planning committee (2016-present)
H&S Nova Scotia strategic advisor for PA initiative
Consultant on development of a Health and Wellness Platform “Incite”
Strength Training and Physiology Consultant, Canadian Sport Centre, Atlantic, 2001 – present
Coaching Certification Program, Task Leader
Canadian Sports Centre-Atlantic, Sports Science Advisor

2017
Delivered presentations to various Health Regions nationally and internationally on incorporating physical activity into primary health care delivery.
Consultant to Kinduct Technologies developing performance analytic software and a physical activity assessment module for diabetes care.
Strength Training and Physiology Consultant, Canadian Sport Centre, Atlantic, 2001 – present
Chair –Exercise is Medicine Canada, National Advisory Council Scientific Lead – EIM NS project
Diabetes Canada – Guidelines and Implementation Committee, PA Working Group 2014-present
Heart & Stroke Foundation, ‘COMPASS’ committee
Coaching Certification Program, Task Leader (invited)
Canadian Sports Centre-Atlantic, Sports Science Advisor (invited)

 

Community Service

Coach – Port Williams Soccer Association

Volunteered for LifeCycle to give presentations at local schools to raise awareness for active transportation and physical activity.

Publications

O’Brien, M., Shields, C., Campbell, K., Crowell, S., Fowles, J., Perceptions and Practices of Providing Physical Activity Counselling and Exercise Prescriptions among Physiotherapists in Nova Scotia, Phys. Can. 2019.

Steeves, D., Jordan, M., Thornley, L., Bawol, M., Jobin, F., Kruk, J., Fowles, J, A High-Performance approach to the strength and power training evolution in 200m Kayak/Canoe. J. Australian. Str. Cond. 28, 2019.

O'Brien, M., Kivell, M., Wojcik, W., D'Entremont, G., Kimmerly, D., Fowles, J., Influence of Anthropometrics on Step-Rate Thresholds for Moderate and Vigorous Physical Activity in Older Adults: Scientific Modeling Study, JMIR Aging 2018;1(2):e12363. DOI: 10.2196/12363.

O’Brien, M., Shields, C., Crowell, S., Theou, O., McGrath, P., Fowles, J., The Effects ofPrevious Educational Training on Physical Activity Counselling and Exercise Prescription Practices Among Physicians Across Nova Scotia: A Cross-Sectional Study, Can. Med. Educ. J. 2018.12:9(4) e35-e45.

O'Brien, M., Kivell, M., Wojcik, W., d'Entremont, G., Kimmerly, D., Fowles, J., Step Rate Thresholds Associated with Moderate and Vigorous Physical Activity in Adults, Int J Environ Res Public Health, 2018, Nov 3;15(11), pii: E2454. doi: 0.3390/ijerph15112454.

Steeves, D., Thornley, L., Goreham, J., Jordan, M., Landry, S., Fowles, J. Reliability and Validity of a Novel Trunk Strength Assessment For High Performance Sprint Flatwater Kayakers. Int J Sports Physiol Perform, 2018. Oct 9:1-27. doi: 10.1123/ijspp.2018-0428.

O’Brien, M., Wojcik, W., Fowles, J., Medical Grade Physical Activity Monitoring for Measuring Step Counts and Moderate-Vigorous Physical Activity: Validity and Reliability Study. JMIR. MHealth UHealth. 2018. 5:6(9): e10706. doi:10.2196/10706.

O’Brien, M., Robinson S., Frayne, R., Mekary, S., Fowles, J., Kimmerly, D., Achieving  Canadian physical activity guidelines is associated with better vascular function independent of aerobic fitness and sedentary time in older adults. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. 2018 Apr 19;43(10):1003-9

Fowles, J., O'Brien, M., Solmundson, K., Oh, P., Shields, C., (2018),. Exercise is Medicine Canada Physical Activity Counselling and Exercise Prescription Training, Improves Counselling, Prescription and Referral Practices Among Physicians Across Canada. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism 43(5): 535-539.

Sigal, R., Armstrong, M., Fowles, J., Kenny, G., McGinley, S., Dineen, T., Boulé, N., Doucette, S., Campbell, T., Yu, C., Resistance bands training improved strength and glycemic control: the DARE-Bands Trial.  Presented at the Diabetes Canada Professional Conference and Annual Meetings, Halifax, NS October 10-13, 2018.

Steeves, D., Jordan, M., Thornley, L., Bawol, M., Jobin, F., Kruk, J., Fowles, J.R., A High-Performance approach to the strength and power training evolution in 200m Kayak/Canoe.   J. Australian. Str. Cond. 2018. 28. In press.

O'Brien, M., Robinson, S., Frayne, R., Mekary, S., Fowles, J.R.Kimmerly.D., Achieving Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines is Associated with Better Vascular Function Independent of Aerobic Fitness and Sedentary Time in Older Adults. Appl. Phys. Nutr. Metab, 2018. Published on the web Apr 19 doi: 10.1139/apnm-2018-0033. Epub ahead of print.

O’Brien, M., Wojcik, W.R, D’Entremont, L., Fowles, J.R. Validation of the PiezoRx Step Count and Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity Times in Free Living Conditions in Adults: A Pilot Study. Intl. J. Exerc. Sci. 2108. 11(7): 541-551. eCollection. https://digitalcommons.wku.edu/ijes/vol11/iss7/5.

Fowles, J.R., O'Brien, M. W., Solmundson, K., Oh, P. I., Shields, C.A., Exercise is Medicine Canada Physical Activity Counselling and Exercise Prescription Training, Improves Counselling, Prescription and Referral Practices Among Physicians Across Canada.  2018. Appl. Phys. Nutr. Metab, 43(5):535-539. doi: 10.1139/apnm-2017-0763. Epub 2018 Jan 9.

Fowles, J.R., M.W. O’Brien. W.R. Wojcik, L d’Entremont and C.A. Shields. A pilot study: Validity and reliability of the CSEP−PATH PASB-Q and a new leisure time physical activity questionnaire to assess physical activity and sedentary behaviours. Appl. Phys. Nutr. Metab. 2017.42(6): 677-680. dx.doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2016-0412

Gray, C.A. Shields & Fowles, J.R., Building Competency and Capacity for Effective Physical Activity Promotion in Diabetes Care in Canada. Can. J. Diabetes. 2017. 41, 491-498. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjd.2016.11.005.

O’Brien M.W., Shields CA, Campbell KL, Doyle B, Crowell SA, McGrath P, JR Fowles. Physical activity counselling and exercise prescription practices of physiotherapists in Nova Scotia. American College of Sports Medicine. Med. Sci. Sports. Exerc. 50 (5S). 361. 2018.

Shields, C.S, O’Brien M., and Fowles, J. R. “Stepping-Up” to the Challenge: Diabetes Care professionals promoting physical activity.  Can. J. Diabetes. 41(5); S24, 2017

O’Brien, M., Shields, C., Crowell, S., Theou, O., McGrath. P., and Fowles, J.R. The effect of previous training on the perceptions and practices of physical activity counselling and exercise prescription among health care providers across Nova Scotia.  Appl. Phys. Nutr. Metab. 42 (10 Suppl); S391, 2017.

Fowles, J.R., M.W. O’Brien. W.R. Wojcik, L d’Entremont and C.A. Shields. A pilot study: Validity and reliability of the CSEP−PATH PASB-Q and a new leisure time physical activity questionnaire to assess physical activity and sedentary behaviours. Appl. Phys. Nutr. Metab. 2017.00: 1–4 (0000) dx.doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2016-0412

Gray, E., C.A. Shields, J.R. Fowles. Building Competency and Capacity for Effective Physical Activity Promotion in Diabetes Care in Canada. Can. J. Diabetes. 2017. Epub ahead of print. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjd.2016.11.005.

O’Brien, M., C.A. Shields, P.A. Oh, and J.R. Fowles. Health Care Provider Confidence and Exercise Prescription Practices of Exercise is Medicine Canada Workshop Attendees. Appl. Phys. Nutr. Metab. 2017. 42: 384–390. dx.doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2016-0413

MacIntosh, B.R. S. Boreski, R.J. Petrella, K. Dasgupta, and J.R. Fowles. Historical Perspective: Research Supporting Exercise is Medicine in Canada. Gold-Standard News” and CSEP on-line library. For the 50th Anniversary of CSEP.  R

Fowles, J.R., Armstrong, M.A., Cardiovascular Risk Screening and Exercise Participation for Individuals with Diabetes. Diabetes Communicator. Diabetes Canada professional journal Spring 2017.  

Fowles, J.R., Armstrong, M.A., Sigal, R., Shields, C., authors of two ‘apps’ for Diabetes Canada based on a decision-algorithm for physical activity assessment and exercise prescription, co-produced with colleagues 1. PA and Exercise prescription in Diabetes – Health Care Provider 2. Self-Assessment of PA and Exercise program – Individuals with Diabetes

Forbes, C.C., D. Rainham, N. Giacomontonio, M. Vallis, R. Plotnikoff, R.R. Rhodes, C.Shields, Fowles, J.R., and C. Blanchard. Examining physical activity and sedentary behaviour in adults with type 2 diabetes over a 6-month period. Int. J. Beh. Nutr. Phys.Act. 2017.

O’Brien, M., Shields, C., Yungblut, S., Fowles, J. Opposition and opportunity: Reported challenges and changes to practice within the context of the Exercise is Medicine Canada initiative.  Journal of Exercise, Movement, and Sport, 47(1). 2016

Fowles, J.R, M.W O’Brien, S Yungblut, P. Oh, and CS. Shields. Implementation and perceived effectiveness of the Exercise is Medicine Canada workshops in primary care providers across Canada. Appl. Phys. Nutr. Metab. 41 (9); S357, 2016.

O’Brien MW, Fowles, J.R, S Yungblut, P. Oh, and CS. Shields Short term effectiveness of the Exercise is Medicine Canada exercise prescription resources among physicians across Canada. Appl. Phys. Nutr. Metab. 41 (9): S378, 2016.

 

Presentations

O’Brien, M., Shields, C., Crowell, S., Fowles, J., Nova Scotia HealthCare Providers’ perspectives on promoting and sustaining physical activity and exercise in healthcare. Primary Healthcare Research Day. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 06/2019.

Koppernaes, J., Fowles, J., Supporting patient physical activity through interventions in Primary Health Care Practice: A Pilot Study. Atlantic Provinces Exercise Science Conference. Acadia University, Wolfville NS. Canada, 03/2019.

Koppernaes, J., Fowles, J., Supporting patient physical activity through interventions in Primary Health Care Practice: A Pilot Study. CrossRoads Health Conference. Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS., Canada, 03/2019.

Fowles, J., Exercise Management in the Context of Primary Health Care Delivery. Nova Scotia

Health Authority Primary Care Directors Meeting. Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 25, 2019.

Fowles, J., Exercise is Medicine for the Management of Low Back Pain and Overall Health of Patients, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College Symposium at Homecoming, Toronto, Ontario, May 31, 2019.


Fowles, J., Exercise is ‘Emergency’ Medicine. Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Annual Conference, Wellness Track Symposium, Halifax, Nova Scotia, May 25, 2019.


Fowles, J., Integrating Exercise into Health Care: Innovative Strategies to Engage Practitioners and Patients, Exercise is Medicine Global Webinar, April 16, 2019.

Fowles, J., Lifestyle Prescription in Primary Care. Dalhousie Medicine Annual Spring Refresher, Halifax Convention Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 10, 2019.

Fowles, J., Integrating Exercise into Health Care: Innovative Strategies to Engage Practitioners and Patients, Nova Scotia Health Authority Research Innovation Rounds, March 7, 2019.


Fowles, J., Movement is Medicine. Dalhousie Medicine Grand Rounds, Spryfield Wellness Centre, Spryfield Nova Scotia, January 10, 2019.

Fowles, J., Movement Medicine: Bridging the Gap from Health Care to Communities, Provincial Physical Activity Practitioners Exchange, Truro, Nova Scotia, Nov 30, 2018.


Fowles, J., Keep it Moving – Physical Activity and Exercise in Diabetes: Diabetes Update, Diabetes Canada Nova West Chapter, New Minas, Nova Scotia, Nov. 7, 2018.

Fowles, J., Exercise is Medicine Referral Schemes: Physical Activity Counseling an Exercise Initiatives supporting Family Physicians in Rural Communities: Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Annual Conference, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Nov. 2, 2018.

Fowles, J., Diabetes Update: What’s New with Type 2 – Physical Activity and Exercise, Diabetes Canada Annual Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Oct 13, 2018.

Fowles, J., Physical Activity and Health and Wellness of University Students, Pre-Conference symposium with the Canadian Association of College & University Student Services (CACUSS) conference, Charlottetown, PEI. June 14, 2018.

Fowles, J., Movement is Medicine for an Active Vibrant Workplace, Presentation to the Executive Council of the Nova Scotia Workers Compensation Board, Halifax, Nova Scotia, May 8, 2018.

Fowles, J., Exercise is Medicine In Health Care. Pier 4 Family Medicine. Dalhousie Medical School, March 27, 2019.

Fowles, J., Exercise is Medicine In Health Care. Interprofessional Development Short-Course. Dalhousie Department of Interprofessional Education, October 25, 2018.

Fowles, J., Blinn, Alain, Exercise is Medicine Canada: PA Counseling and Exercise Prescription in Health Care Workshop, Clare Regional Health Centre, Clare, Nova Scotia, Sept. 21, 2018.

Fowles, J., Exercise for Type 2 Diabetes Update. Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Advanced Module, Webinar. Aug 29, 2018.

Fowles, J., Exercise for Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Education Workshop, Hosted by The Diabetes Care Program of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 14, 2018.

Fowles, J., Exercise is Medicine Canada: PA Counseling and Exercise Prescription in Health Care Train-the-Trainer Workshop, Pre-conference workshop in association with the Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine annual conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia. June 6, 2018.

Fowles, J., Lun, V., Exercise is Medicine Canada: PA Counseling and Exercise Prescription in Health Care Workshop, Pre-conference workshop in association with the Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine annual conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia. June 6, 2018.

Fowles, J., Cornish, M., Exercise is Medicine Canada: PA Counseling and Exercise Prescription in Health Care Workshop, Western NSHA Health Region, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, May 10, 2018.

Fowles, J., Howitt, S., Exercise is Medicine in Health Care Workshop, Canadian Chiropractic Association, Annual Conference, Calgary, Alberta, April 28, 2018.

O’Brien, MW, Shields, CA, Crowell, SA, Theou, O, McGrath P, Fowles, JR. Nova Scotia physicians’ perspectives on promoting and sustaining physical activity and exercise in healthcare. Primary Healthcare Research Day, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 04/2018.

Fowles, Physical Activity for Health and Wellness: Simple Strategies to help your patients get Active. (Keynote). Loblaws National Health and Wellness Conference. Toronto International Congress Centre, Toronto Ontario, April 27, 2018.

Fowles, Movement is Medicine, Dalhousie Medicine Spring Refresher, Halifax Conference Centre, Halifax Nova Scotia. April 6, 2018

Fowles, Exercise is Medicine in Health Care Workshop. Canadian Chiropractic Association, Annual Conference, Calgary, Alberta (presented with Dr. Scott Howitt), April 28, 2018.

Fowles, Exercise is Medicine in Health Care. Pier 4 Family Medicine, Dalhousie Medical School, March 27, 2018

Fowles, Movement is Medicine. Pier 4 Family Medicine. Dalhousie University Medical School. March 27, 2018.

Fowles, Exercise is Medicine in Health Care. Endocrinology Residents Grand Rounds, Dalhousie Medical School, March 27, 2018

O’Brien, MW, Robinson, SA, Frayne, RJ, Mekary, S, Fowles, JR, Kimmerly DS. Achieving Canadian physical activity guidelines is associated with better vascular function independent of aerobic fitness and sedentary time in older adults. Atlantic Provinces Exercise Science Conference, Dalhousie University. 03/ 2018.

Fowles, Exercise is Medicine in Health Care (Keynote – Sam York Lecture), Dalhousie University Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Halifax Infirmary, Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 27, 2018.

Fowles, Perspectives on Obesity in Nova Scotia, Canadian Obesity Network Panel Presentation, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 16, 2018.

Fowles, Movement is Medicine for an Active, Vibrant Nova Scotia, (Highlighted presentation). Nova Scotia Physical Activity Stakeholder Symposium, hosted by the Ministry of Community Cultures and Heritage, Brightwood Golf and Country Club, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, March 6, 2018.

Fowles, Exercise is Medicine Canada: Physical Activity Counseling in Health Care Workshop. Alberta College of Family Physicians, Annual Conference, Pre-Conference workshop. Rimrock Hotel, Banff, Alberta (presented with Dr. Victor Lun), Mar. 2, 2018.

Fowles, Exercise is Medicine. Berwick Health Team, Continuing Education, Western Kings Memorial Health Centre, NS, Feb 14, 2018

Fowles, Exercise is Medicine. Annapolis Valley Family Medical Residents Continuing Education, Eastern Kings Memorial Health Centre, NS, Feb 13, 2018

Fowles, What is with this Exercise thing? Wolfville and Area Newcomers Club, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Jan 9, 2018.

Fowles, Exercise is Medicine Canada: Exercise Prescription in Health Care Workshop. Western NSHA Health Region. Port Williams, Nova Scotia. (presented with Dr. Marion Cornish), Dec 8, 2017.

Fowles, Exercise is Medicine Canada: Physical Activity Counseling in Health Care Workshop. Dalhousie Medicine Fall Refresher, Pre-Conference workshop, World Trade and Convention Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia. (presented with Dr. John Ross). Nov 29, 2017.

Fowles, Exercise is Medicine Canada: Physical Activity Counseling and Exercise Prescription in Health Care Workshop. NSHA Central Health Region, QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, (presented with Dr. John Ross), Nov 14, 2017.

Fowles, Exercise is Medicine Canada: Physical Activity Counselling in Health Care Workshop. Aberdeen Health Region. New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, (presented with Dr. Brad MacDougall), Nov 8, 2017.

Fowles, Think Tank for Exercise Prescription and Referral across the continuum from Health Care to Community. Exercise is Medicine Canada National Meetings, Winnipeg, Man, Oct 24, 2017

Fowles, Exercise for Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Canada Diabetes Education Section Western Region, Nova Scotia Fall Workshop, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Sep 27, 2017.

Fowles, Half hour television episode for Eastlink Television, on their Aging Well Series.

Exercise is Medicine; how exercise can help you age well with arthritis, Sep 21, 2017. The episode aired 10 times in October and November 2017

Fowles, Exercise Physiology Professional Practice in Canada (Keynote). European Exercise is Medicine Symposium, Portuguese Ministry of Health, Lisbon Portugal, Sep 14, 2017.

Fowles, Exercise for Physical and Mental Health: Life Lessons 1001. Acadia Welcome Week. Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Sep. 6, 2017.

Fowles, Exercise is Medicine Canada: Exercise Prescription in Health Care Workshop. Cape Breton Health Region, YMCA, Sydney, Nova Scotia, (presented with Dr. Stephen MacDougall). August 14, 2017.

Fowles, Exercise is Medicine in Health Care. Aberdeen Hospital Medical Grand Rounds, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, June 29, 2017.

Fowles, Breast Cancer and Exercise is Medicine Canada. Public Presentation. Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary, June 20, 2017.

Fowles, Lessons Learned from a National Initiative in Diabetes for Exercise Prescription in Cancer Care. Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary, June 19, 2017.

Fowles, Interactions of Sleep and Nutrition with Training on Performance. Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic Sport Science and Strength Summit, Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 9, 2017.

Fowles, Cycling for Life: Getting your 150 for Canada’s 150. Acadia University Centre of Lifestyle Studies Community Lecture in partnership with LifeCycle, Wolfville, Nova Scotia. June 3, 2017.

Fowles, J.R., workshops related to my expertise eligible for Continuing Medical Education Credits:

Fowles, J.R., Exercise is Medicine Canada: Exercise Prescription in Health Care Workshop. Colchester East Hants Health Region. RATH Community Centre, Truro, Nova Scotia. (presented with Dr. Stephen Ellis). April 26, 2017.

Fowles, J.R., Building Competency in Diabetes Education: Physical Activity and Exercise - Workshop. South Winnipeg DES Chapter. The Wellness Institute, Winnipeg, Man. April 21, 2017.

Fowles, J.R., Physical Activity Counseling and Exercise prescription in Arthritis – Workshop. Canadian Rheumatology Association National Conference. Ottawa, Ontario. Feb 8, 2017.

Fowles, J.R., delivered several seminars that were eligible for Continuing Medical Education credits:

Fowles, J.R., Exercise is Medicine In Health Care. Pier 4 Family Medicine. Dalhousie Medical School. April 5, 2017

Fowles, J.R., Exercise is Medicine. Annapolis Valley Emergency Medicine Continuing Education. Port Williams, NS, April 7, 2017.

Fowles, J.R., Exercise is Medicine in Health Care. Colchester East Hants Health Team. Truro, NS, Nov 4, 2016

Fowles, J.R., Physical Activity and Exercise Prescription for Chronic Disease Prevention & Management in Primary Care. Webinar. University of Toronto Physician Assistant Program. July 22, 2016.

O’Brien MW, Shields CA, Crowell S, Theo O, McGrath P, Fowles JR. (2017). Physical Activity Counselling and Exercise Prescription Practices of Nova Scotian Physicians. Primary Health Care Research Day. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 04/2017. Poster Presentation.

Theo O, O’Brien MW, Shields CA, Crowell S, McGrath P, Fowles JR. (2017). Physical Activity Counselling and Exercise Prescription Practices of Nova Scotian Physicians. Department of Medicine Research Day. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 04/2017. Poster Presentation.

O’Brien MW, Shields CA, Crowell S, McGrath P, Fowles JR. (2017). Practices and Perceptions of Physical Activity Counselling and Exercise Prescription among Nova Scotian Health Care Providers. Atlantic Provinces Exercise Science Conference. Prince Edward Island, Canada, 03/2017. Oral Presentation.

Thornley, L, D Steeves, J Goreham, S Landry and J.R. Fowles. 2016. Reliability of a novel CORE strength assessment for high performance sprint Kayakers. SPIN summit. Calgary, AB. Poster presentation.

Fowles, J.R., Lifestyle Prescription in Primary Care (Featured Address). Primary Medicine Conference, University of Toronto. Toronto, Ontario. May 10, 2017.

Fowles, J.R., Exercise is Medicine Canada. (Keynote). Canadian Association of Health Sciences Deans Annual Conference. Niagara-on-the-Lake, May 8, 2017.

Fowles, J.R., Getting your 150 for Canada’s 150: How to meet Canada’s Physical Activity Guidelines for better management of your Diabetes. (Keynote). Diabetes Canada Expo. Wellness Institute, Winnipeg, Manitoba. April 19, 2017.

Fowles, J.R., Acadia Ideas: What is with this Exercise Thing? Community lecture. Port Williams, NS, February 23, 2017.

Fowles, J.R., Exercise is Medicine for Arthritis (Keynote). Canadian Rheumatology Association Annual Conference. Ottawa, Ontario. Feb. 8, 2017.

Fowles, J.R., Using Physical Activity to Impact Chronic Disease Prevention. (Keynote). Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative Chronic Disease Prevention Management Education Workshop. Halifax, NS. Feb 1, 2017.

Fowles, J.R., Exercise is Medicine. Nova Scotia Alliance for Healthy Eating and Physical Activity. Halifax NS, Nov 17, 2016.

Fowles, J.R., Health Care Professionals’ practices and perceptions for exercise prescription in Primary Care. Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Annual Conference. Victoria BC, Oct 15, 2016.

Fowles, J.R., Periodized training and dietary interactions. High Performance Nutrition Think Tank, Canadian Sport Institute. Toronto, Ontario. May 3, 2016.

 

Curriculum Vitae