Margo Mountjoy




Margo is a Clinical Professor in the Faculty of Family Medicine in the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University where she teaches sport medicine. Margo is the Canadian team physician for Synchro Canada, and a member of the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA: International Aquatics Federation) Executive Board. She is also a member of several IOC medical-related committees, and several international anti-doping agencies. Margo is the lead author on the IOC Concensus paper on Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport, and the editor of the IOC Handbook on the Female Athlete.

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Mar 1st 2017

Learn from leading global experts about the benefits of physical activity and how to prevent and treat injuries. This health course will show you why exercise is a fundamental component of a healthy lifestyle. Exercise is more than just an “art of converting big meals and fattening snacks into back strains and pulled muscles by lifting heavy things that don’t need to be moved, or running when no one is chasing you.” (Anonymous quote) Our bodies evolved to move over several millennia.

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Feb 25th 2015

This course examines the benefits of physical activity, how to prevent injuries, and what to do when injuries occur. The course will include content from leading international experts in multiple fields related to the science of exercise.

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