Dr. Jane Thornton

Western University

Dr. Jane Thornton is a physician, researcher and lecturer specializing in health innovation, medical education and advocacy for physical activity in the prevention and treatment of chronic disease. Dr. Thornton has launched several initiatives to promote physical activity, including the Make Your Day Harder project with Dr. Mike Evans, the inaugural Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine Medicine Through Movement conference, and My Active Ingredient, an initiative bringing together the very best minds and methods on physical activity in medicine in a peer-to-peer collaborative framework. Dr. Thornton’s international roles include serving as Medical and Scientific Expert for the International Olympic Committee’s Active Well-being Initiative as well as Scientific Committee Member for the 2020 IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury & Illness in Sport. She also serves as Deputy Editor for the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Dr. Thornton represented Canada for over a decade in the sport of elite rowing, becoming both a World Champion (2006) and Olympian (2008), and has been recognized with the 2015 AthletesCan Social Responsibility Award for her contribution to society by sport/volunteer initiatives.

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Symposium 7: “Take my breath away”- Asthma in female athletes: Effects of reproductive hormones and strategies for screening and management

Point Sainte-Anne A

Friday, November 4, 2022 @ 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

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