HIV and exercise

  • Exploring the Effectiveness of Aerobic Exercise for Adults Living with HIV

    Posted on June 7, 2016 in News & Events

    Department of Physical Therapy Professor Dr. Kelly O’Brien has published a systematic review and meta-analysis on the effectiveness of aerobic exercise for adults living with HIV in BMC Infectious Diseases. Dr. O’Brien and her co-investigators used the Cochrane Collaboration protocol to examine the safety and effectiveness of aerobic exercise interventions on immunological, virological, cardiorespiratory, strength, […]

  • Are You Ready? U of T Students Explore Readiness to Engage in Exercise Among People Living with HIV and Multi-Morbidity

    Posted on May 2, 2016 in News & Events

    Building upon the research of their supervisor Dr. Kelly O’Brien, students in the MScPT Research Curriculum (2014-2015) Alya Simonik, Kyle Vader, Denine Ellis, Di Kesbian, and Priscilla Leung conducted a study to explore readiness to engage in exercise among people living with HIV and additional health related challenges (multi-morbidity). Now graduates, these students partnered with Casey […]