Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education
55 Harbord Street, Room BN 60
Toronto, ON M5S 2W6
Human Physiology Research Unit
Degrees & Training
PhD, University of Toronto, 2004
MSc, University of Toronto, 1999
BPE, University of Calgary, 1994
Post Doctoral Fellowship, The Hospital for Sick Children, 2007
Physiological assessment and training
High performance sport
Chronic diseases in children
The Banting and Best Diabetes Centre
The Cardiovascular Collaborative Research Pogram
Toronto Musculoskeletal Centre
Schneiderman JE, Wilkes DL, Atenafu EG, Nguyen T, Wells GD
, Alarie N, Tullis E, Lands LC, Coates AL, Corey M, Ratjen F. Longitudinal Relationship between Physical Activity and Lung Health in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis.
Eur Respir J. 2013 Oct 31.
Quesnelle J, Triano J, Wells GD. Changes in Vertebral Blood Flow following Various Head Positions and Manipulation. Journal of Manual and Physical Therapy.
Jean-St-Michel E, Manlhiot C, Li J, Tropak M, Michelsen MM, Schmidt MR, McCrindle BW,Wells GD and Redington AN. Remote preconditioning improves maximal performance in highly trained athletes. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Jul;43(7):1280-6.
Ito S, Mardimae A, Han J, Duffin J, Fedorko L, Minkovich L, Katznelson R, Meineri M, Mrenovich A, Wells G
, Kessler C, Fisher J. Non-invasive prospective targeting of arterial PCO2 in subjects at rest
. Journal of Physiology. 2008 Aug 1;586(Pt 15):3675-82. Epub 2008 Jun 19.
Wells GD, Duffin J. Frequency of movements and respiratory control in exercise. Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology. 2008;161:221–222.
Wells GD, Schneiderman-Walker J, Plyley M. Normal physiological characteristics of elite swimmers. Pediatric Exercise Science. 2006;18(1): 30-52.
Staff Scientist, Department of Anaesthesia. The Toronto General Hospital.
Associate Scientist, Physiology and Experimental Medicine. The Hospital for Sick Children.