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Kathryn Duff

Position: Instructor
Department: Sport Science Program
Faculty Name: Science & Technology
Office #: Room 1346
Phone: (604) 527-5494
Email: duffk@douglascollege.ca

Education Credentials:  Bachelor of Physical Education (BPE) (British Columbia), Master of Public Health (MPH) (Washington), Doctorate in Kinesiology (PhD) (c) (British Columbia)

Teaching Concentrations: Sport Injuries, Nutrition, Growth and Development

Course list: SPSC 1180, SPSC 1192, SPSC 1195, SPSC 3276 (BPEC), SPSC 5491 (GDPE)

Professional Affiliations: American College of Sport Medicine (ACSM) - pediatric exercise physiology special interest group, Obesity Network (UBC Chapter), Child and Family Research Institute (CFRI), Coaches Association of BC

Publication list and awards:

Abstracts and Refereed Conference Proceedings

Duff K, Escudero CA, De Souza AD, Sandor GGS, Potts JE (2013) "Hemodynamic, functional and metabolic gas exchange during semi-supine exercise in healthy adolescent females. Med Sci Sports Exerc; 45(5 Suppl):S482. Presented at the 60th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine and 4th World Congress on Exercise is Medicine, Indianapolis. 

Escudero C, Potts J, De Souza A, Lam P-Y, Duff K, Sandor, G. (2013) Measurement of exercise capacity and echocardiographic ventricular function during semi-supine stress cycle ergometry in patients with anorexia nervosa. Cardiovasc J Africa 2013; 24(1):186. Presented at the 6th World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Capte Town.

Escudero C, Potts J, De Souza, A, Lam P-Y, Duff K, Sandor G (2013) "Biophysical Properties of the Aorta in Adolescent Females with Anorexia Nervosa". Cardiovasc J Africa 2013:24(1):176. Presented at the 6th World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Capte Town.

Potts, JE, K Duff, K Houghton, AM De Souza, BJ Sawatzky, AW Sheel (2010) “Comparing Aerobic and Anaerobic Power during Upper and Lower Body Exercise in Pediatric Subjects” Presented at 2010 Academy of Sport Medicine Annual Meeting, Baltimore MD

Duff K., P Thiessen, S Tredwell (2006) “Evolving Clinical Orthopaedic Medicine: Assessing the transition of screening skills to the paediatrician for detecting DDH”.

Denison I, W Miller, B Sawatzky, K Duff, (2000) “The effects of tire pressure on wheeling efficiency”. Presented at 2000 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. Orlando FL.

Awards:

2013 - Douglas College Centre for Academic and Faculty Development Research and Scholarly Activity Fund: Respiratory Function in Obese Children Before and After a 12-week Exercise Intervention Program.

2012 – Douglas College Centre for Academic and Faculty Development Research and Scholarly Activity Fund: Stress Echocardiography and Metabolic Gas Exchange during Semi-Supine Exercise in Healthy Subjects

2008 – Douglas College Centre for Academic and Faculty Development Research and Scholarly Activity Fund: Comparing Aerobic and Anaerobic Power during Upper and Lower Body Exercise in Pediatric Subjects