Audrey Lyn Hicks
Professor, Kinesiology

Dr. Hicks is a Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at McMaster University. After completing a Ph.D. in Medical Sciences (focused on neuromuscular physiology), her research for the past 25+ years has focused primarily on exercise rehabilitation in special populations. The health-related benefits of regular physical activity in the aged, people with multiple sclerosis, and spinal cord injured populations have been specific areas of focus. Dr. Hicks played a leadership role in the development and release of the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines for Adults, Older Adults, and Children, as well as for 2 special populations: Adults with Spinal Cord Injury and Adults with Multiple Sclerosis. She is the founding Director of the MacWheelers and MSFitt exercise programs at McMaster University, is a past President of the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology and was recently acknowledged as the 2020 Hamilton YWCA Woman of Distinction winner in the Health category.
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