Kathleen Martin Ginis
Dr. Kathleen Martin Ginis is a Professor of Health and Exercise Psychology at the University of British Columbia Okanagan's School of Health and Exercise Sciences. Her research program focuses on understanding and changing physical activity behaviour among both the general population and people with physical disabilities. Her research addresses the psychosocial mechanisms and consequences of physical activity behaviour change and she frequently collaborates with multi-disciplinary teams to study a vast range of health-related outcomes associated with physical activity participation (e.g., weight loss, cardiovascular disease risk, pain). Dr. Martin Ginis has a profound commitment to knowledge translation; she is internationally recognized as an innovator and leader in the development and implementation of evidence-based best-practices to advance physical activity participation among persons with disabilities.