Dr. Jason Peeler’s primary academic appointment is in the Department of Human Anatomy and Cell Science in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Manitoba.
His educational background includes an undergraduate and Master degree majoring in Athletic Therapy from the University of Manitoba, and a PhD in the area of applied musculoskeletal anatomy. His current research focuses on the development of new and innovative exercise strategies for the rehabilitation of knee and shoulder injuries. Jason also possesses a wealth of teaching and clinical experience in the field of musculoskeletal medicine and sports rehabilitation. He has been certified as an Athletic Therapist [CAT(C)] through the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association since 1992; currently serves as the Musculoskeletal Medicine Educational Director for the medical program at the University of Manitoba; and has worked extensively in highperformance sport, having been selected to serve on the Canadian medical team at numerous national and international sporting competitions including the 2010 and 1998 Commonwealth Games, 2007 and 1999 Pan American Games, 2007 and 1995 Canada Winter Games, and the 2001 and 1999 World University Games (FISU).