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Catherine Amara, Associate Professor, Teaching Stream, Muscle Health

  • Associate Professor, Teaching Stream
  • Director, Undergraduate Studies
55 Harbord Street, Toronto, ON M5S 2W6

About Catherine

Academic Training

Postdoctoral Fellow University of Washington, 2001-07 

Ph.D. University of Western Ontario, 2001 

MSc. Queen's University, 1995 

BSc. York University, 1993

Research Interests

Muscle health and functional capacity in aging and food restriction/anorexia

Mitochondrial function

Cardiorespiratory physiology

Exercise tolerance

DXA-derived bone mineral density and soft tissue composition in humans and small animals

Selected Publications

Katsoulis, Dina & Amara, Catherine. (2020). The Effects Of Power Training Frequency On Functional Performance In Healthy, Older, Untrained Women. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise

Katsoulis, Dina & Jeske, Samantha & Goodman, Rachel & Cruz, Cristiane & Amara, Catherine. (2020). Reliability Of Muscle Power And Functional Performance In Healthy, Older Women. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise

Professional Memberships

American College of Sports Medicine

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology