Denise Connelly, PhD

Denise Connelly

Associate Professor

Room 1588, Elborn College
519 661-2111 x82238
dconnell@uwo.ca

Education

  • BScPT, MSc, PhD (Western University)

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Dean (Graduate and Postdoctoral Programs), Faculty of Health Sciences

Supervising Graduate Students

  • Yes

Research Interests

  • The role of exercise by older adults for day-to-day function and independent living
  • Exercise in self-care by people living with chronic health conditions
  • Exercise in community-based physiotherapy practice

Additional Information

Recent Publications

  • Guitar, N. A., MacDougall, A., Connelly, D. M., & Knight, E. Fitbit activity trackers interrupt workplace sedentary behavior: A new application. Workplace Health & Safety 2018(XX):xx – xx. Article first published online: November 9, 2017 https://doi.org/10.1177/2165079917738264
  • McKinnon, N. B., Connelly, D. M., Rice, C. L., Hunter, S. W., & Doherty, T. Neuromuscular contributions to the age-related reduction in muscle power: Mechanisms and potential role of high velocity power training. Ageing Research Reviews, 2017, 35:147-154.
  • Hay, M E., Connelly, D. M., & Kinsella E. A. Embodiment and Aging in Contemporary Physiotherapy: A Corpomaterialist Approach. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 2016, 32(04):241 -250.
  • Sawant, A., House, A. A., Chesworth, H. M., Connelly, D. M., Lindsay, R., Gati, J., Bartha, R., & Overend, T. J. Association between muscle hydration measures acquired using bioelectrical impedance spectroscopy and magnetic resonance imaging in hemodialysis population. Physiology Reports 2015, 3(1): e12219.
  • Sawant A, House A, Chesworth BM, Connelly D, Lindsay R, Gati J, Bartha R & Overend T. (2015). Association between muscle hydration measures acquired using bioelectrical impedance spectroscopy and magnetic resonance imaging in hemodialysis population. Physiological Reports, 3(1), e1219. DOI: 10.14814/phy2.12219

Research Affiliations

Teaching Areas

  • Physical Therapy in Community Settings