Expert Details

Kathy Gaul

Contact Information

Kathy Gaul
Phone Number:(250) 721-8380
Languages: English, French
School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Ed
Medical Sciences

Research Information

Research Description

Exercise and Cancer
Pediatric Exercise Physiology
Occupational Work Physiology
Health and Physical Activity
Medical Education in a distributed setting

Interdisciplinary Research

Biomedical field, working with radiation oncologists and therapists.
Working with colleagues in the pedagogy and curriculum design field.
Collaborating with military colleagues and others on physiology demands of occupational requirements.
Working with colleagues in educational pedagogy, educational technology, medical physicians & clinicians as well as basic scientists on the development of the Island Medical Program.

Health Related Research

Role of Physical activity on the health of cancer patients (breast and prostate).
Adolescent female health
Physiological demands of occupations with special interest in military divers.
Medical Program Expansion project: the Island Medical Program.

Research Keywords

Community Interaction

Community Projects

Involved in reseach at the BC Cancer Agency Vancouver Island Centre, studying exercise and breast cancer as well as exercise and prostate cancer.
Involved in research of young adolescent females and their participation in physical education programs in the local high schools.
Involved in the development of the Island Medical Program, part of the UBC Medical School Expansion Project.

UVic Speakers Bureau

Gaul takes part in the UVic Speakers Bureau.
More information about the Speakers Bureau can be found here.

Professional development
Three Minute Thesis (3MT)
Graduate Students' Society

Program information