Constance Lebrun

University of Alberta

Dr. Lebrun is a Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Family Medicine at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, and a consultant Sports and Exercise Medicine physician at the Glen Sather Sports Medicine Clinic. Her practice there focuses on care of musculoskeletal and medical issues of physically active individuals. She attended medical school at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, and completed her Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of British Columbia. As part of her training, she also completed a Masters degree in Exercise Physiology. Her thesis focused on ”The Effects of the Menstrual Cycle and Oral Contraceptives on Athletic Performance”. Prior to this, she had a full comprehensive Family Medicine practice for 5 years. Her academic interests include a variety of health considerations of active girls and women (such as Female Athlete Triad, and Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport – RED-S), as well as return-to-play issues, especially concussion in sport. She has been a member of the Canadian Medical Team for numerous major Games including 4 Summer and 3 Winter Olympics, 3 Pan-American Games and 3 World University Games (1989, 1999, 2019). She represented Canada on the National Women’s Volleyball Team, competing at the World Student Games herself (1973, 1977), the1975 Pan-American Games and the 1976 Montreal Olympics, prior to ”retiring” to pursue her university studies and career.

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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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