Phillip Gardiner, Director of the Health Leisure & Human Performance Research Institute at the University of Manitoba, has received the 2007 Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) Honour Award. Gardiner is a tier 1 CIHR Canada Research Chair in Physical Activity & Health Studies, and the Associate Dean – Research for the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management at the University of Manitoba.
Gardiner is a pioneer and world leader in research and studies of the adaptation of the neuromuscular system and spinal cord to physical activity and inactivity. He received CSEP’s highest honour in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments in the field of exercise physiology and for his ongoing volunteer contributions to the organization. CSEP is a voluntary organization composed of professionals interested and involved in the scientific study of exercise physiology, exercise biochemistry, fitness and health.