Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport
100 Devonshire Place
Toronto Ontario M5S 2C9
Human Physiology Research Unit www.drgregwells.com
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
Banks, L., Wells, G. D., Clarizia, N. A., Jean-St- Michel, E., McKillop, A., Redington, A. N. & McCrindle, B. W. (In Press). Short-term remote ischemic preconditioning is not associated with improved blood pressure and exercise capacity in young adults. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism.
Sussman, D., Lye, S. L. & Wells, G. D. (In Press). Effects of maternal physical activity on fetal breathing and body movement. Best Practice Guidelines. Early Human Development - Exercise during pregnancy: Fetal physiological implications (Special Issue).
Wells, G. D., Banks, L., Thompson, S., Caterini, J., Noseworthy, M., Rayner, T., Syme, C., McCrindle, B. & Hamilton, J. (In Press). Slower phosphocreatine recovery is associated with insulin resistance severity in obese adolescents. Pediatric Obesity.
Thornton, JS, Fremont, P, Khan, K, Pourier, P, Fowles, J, Wells GD, Frankovich RJ. (2016). Physical activity prescription - A critical opportunity to address a modifieable risk factor for the prevention and management of chronic disease: A position statement by the Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine. Br J Sports Med, 0:1-6.
Caterini, J., Duffin, J. & Wells, G. D. (2015). Limb movement frequency is a significant modulator of the ventilatory response during submaximal cycling exercise in humans. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology, 220, 1-16.
Lewis, E. J. H., Radonic, P. W., Wolever, T. M. S. & Wells, G. D. (2015). 21 days of mammalian omega-3 fatty acid supplementation improves aspects of neuromuscular function and performance in male athletes compared to olive oil placebo. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 12(28), 1-11.
A complete list of Dr. Wells' publications can be found at Google Scholar
Staff Scientist, Department of Anaesthesia. The Toronto General Hospital.
Associate Scientist, Physiology and Experimental Medicine. The Hospital for Sick Children.
Jessica Caterini (Ph.D.)
Barbar Cifra (M.Sc.)
Sara Thompson (M.Sc.)
Dafna Sussman (Post doc)
Sarah West (Post doc)
Gillian White (Ph.D.)