B.P.E. (University of New Brunswick), M.Sc. [Human Kinetics] (University of British Columbia), Ph.D. [Human Kinetics] (University of British Columbia), Post-Doctoral Fellowship (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Professor, School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia
Research InterestsCardiovascular health; Exercise; Rehabilitation; Respiration; Sport cardiology
Dr. Sheel focuses his research on exercise science. He studies exercise physiology, athletic performance, and respiratory and cardiovascular physiology. The main theme of his research is that the respiratory and cardiovascular systems are inextricably linked and have influences each other’s function. Through his research, Dr. Sheel hopes to understand the physiological basis and importance of cardio-respiratory interactions in different conditions, such as exercise and disease. Dr. Sheel also examines the therapeutic potential of exercise. Dr. Sheel is an Associate Professor in the School of Kinesiology at the University of British Columbia. He is an Investigator at ICORD. Dr. Sheel completed his B.P.E. at the University of New Brunswick. He moved to the University of British Columbia to complete both his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in human kinetics. His Post-Doctoral Fellowship was at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Some of Dr. Sheel’s recent major awards and accomplishments include:
- Fellow, American College of Sports Medicine (2015)
- CIHR New Investigator Award (2004-2010)
- Scholar Award (MSCFHR, 2005-2010)
Current Lab Members
|M.Sc. Students||Ph.D. Students|
|Carli Peters||Joseph Welch|
|Josh Bovard||Bill Henderson|
Current Opportunities in the Lab
Please contact Dr. Sheel with inquiries.
- Peters, CM et al.. 2022. Software development to optimize the minimal detectable difference in human airway images captured using optical coherence tomography.. Clin Physiol Funct Imaging. doi: 10.1111/cpf.12762.
- Angus, SA et al.. 2022. Therapeutic hypothermia attenuates physiologic, histologic, and metabolomic markers of injury in a porcine model of acute respiratory distress syndrome.. Physiol Rep. doi: 10.14814/phy2.15286.
- Molgat-Seon, Y et al.. 2022. Predictors of Expiratory Flow Limitation during Exercise in Healthy Males and Females.. Med Sci Sports Exerc. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000002938.
- Badenhorst, CE et al.. 2022. Commentaries on Viewpoint: Consider iron status when making sex comparisons in human physiology.. J Appl Physiol (1985). doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00016.2022.
- Ramsook, AH et al.. 2022. Sex Differences in Diaphragm Voluntary Activation after Exercise.. Med Sci Sports Exerc. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000002897.