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  • Integrative Physiology

    Integrative Physiology

    The study of the acute and chronic effects of exercise and influence of physical training and nutrition

Janet Pritchard
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Assistant Professor
Ivor Wynne Centre, Room 219B
905 525 9140 ext. 20029

Aging; Sarcopenia; Osteoporosis; Nutrition; Exercise; Community Engagement


Course Code
  Course Name
KINESIOL 3Y03   Human Nutrition and Metabolism
KINESIOL 4B03   Cardiovascular Disease : Pathophysiology & Rehabilitation
KINESIOL 4SS3   Human Aging: Biological and Lifestyle Influences

Pritchard JM, Karampatos S, Ioannidis G, Adachi JD, Thabane L, Nash L, Mehan U, Kozak J, Feldman S, Hirsch S, Jovaisas AV, Cheung A, Lohfeld L, Papaioannou A. Can Fam Physician 2016;62:e326-33.

Karampatos S, Papaioannou A, Beattie KA, Maly MR, Chan A, Adachi JD, Pritchard JM. The reliability of segmentation methodology for assessing intramuscular adipose tissue and other soft tissue compartments of lower leg MRI images. MAGMA. 2016;29(2):237-44.

Pritchard JM, Karampatos S, Beattie KA, Giangregorio LM, Ioannidis G, Atkinson SA, Thabane L, Gerstein H, Punthakee Z, Adachi JD, Papaioannou A. The Relationship between Intramuscular Adipose Tissue, Functional Mobility, and Strength in Postmenopausal Women with and without Type 2 Diabetes. Journal of Aging Research 2015; Article ID 872726, 9 pages.

Pritchard JM, Giangregorio LM, Atkinson SA, Beattie KA, Inglis D, Ioannidis G, Gerstein H, Punthakee Z, Adachi JD, Papaioannou A. Changes in trabecular bone microarchitecture in postmenopausal women with and without type 2 diabetes: A two year longitudinal study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013; 14:114.

Pritchard JM, Papaioannou A, Tomowich C, Giangregorio LM, Atkinson SA, Beattie KA, Adachi JD, DeBeer J, Winemaker M, Avram V, Schwarcz HP. Bone mineralization is elevated and less heterogeneous in adults with type 2 diabetes and osteoarthritis compared to controls with osteoarthritis alone. Bone 2013; 54: 76-82.

Pritchard JM, Giangregorio LM, Atkinson SA, Beattie KA, Inglis D, Ioannidis G, Punthakee Z, Adachi JD, Papaioannou A. Postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes have larger holes in the trabecular bone at the distal radius compared to controls. Arthritis Care & Research 2012; 64(1): 83-91.

Fraser LA, Pritchard JM, Ioannidis G, Giangregorio LM, Adachi JD, Papaioannou A, Leslie WD. Clinical risk factors for fracture in diabetes: A matched cohort analysis. Journal of Clinical Densitometry 2011; 14(4): 416-21.

Papaioannou A, Kennedy CC, Giangregorio L, Ioannidis G, Pritchard JM, Hanley DA, Farrauto L, DeBeer J, Adachi JD. A randomized controlled trial of vitamin D dosing strategies after acute hip fracture: No advantage of loading doses over daily supplementation. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011, 12:135.

Pritchard JM, Giangregorio LM, Ioannidis G, Papaioannou A, Adachi JD, Leslie WD. Ankle fractures do not predict osteoporotic fractures in women with or without diabetes. Osteoporosis International 2011; 23(3): 957-62.

Pritchard JM, Seechurn T, Atkinson SAA. A Food Frequency Questionnaire for the Assessment of Calcium, Vitamin D and Vitamin K: A Pilot Validation Study. Nutrients 2010; 2(8): 805-819.

Mullen KL, Pritchard J, Ritchie I, Snook LA, Chabowski A, Bonen A, Wright D, Dyck DJ.. Adiponectin resistance precedes the accumulation of skeletal muscle lipids and insulin resistance in high-fat-fed rats. American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory, Integrated and Comparative Physiology 2009; 296: R243-251.

Labuda A, Papaioannou A, Pritchard J, Kennedy CC, DeBeer J, Adachi JD. Prevalence of Osteoporosis in Osteoarthritic Patients Undergoing Total Hip or Total Knee Arthroplasty. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2008; 89: 2373-2374.

Book chapters

Pritchard JM & Willett T. Pentosidine as a biomarker for poor bone quality and fracture risk. In Biomarkers of Disease: Methods, Discoveries and Applications. Springer [2016 In Press].

Degree Speciality University Year
Post Doc Fellow Department of Medicine McMaster University 2013
PhD Physiology & Pharacology McMaster University 2012
BSc Human Kinetics University of Guelph 2007
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