Kennedy circle

Dr. Michael Kennedy is a sport scientist and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation at the University of Alberta. Dr. Kennedy is the Director of the Athlete Health Lab, which aims to understand factors of human physical performance in a variety of sport, occupational, and outdoor environments. His work as a sport scientist has assisted hundreds of athletes to achieve their performance goals using evidence from physiology, psychobiology, medicine, nutrition, and environmental science to develop an evidence-based approach to each athlete he works with. He has had an ongoing fascination with the influence that altitude and cold environments can have on an individual’s performance.