Dr. Luisa Giles

Research Interests

  • Air pollution, excercise and health
  • Nutritional strategies for health and excercise performance

Other Scholars in Kinesiology


Luisa has been a faculty member in the Kinesiology Department since 2020. Previously, Luisa was a faculty member in the Department of Sport Science at Douglas College and taught undergraduate and graduate courses at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Simon Fraser University (SFU).

Luisa earned her doctorate degree from UBC where her research focused on the interactions of exercise and the environment on cardio-respiratory health/physiology. Specifically, Luisa focused on the health effects of exercising in air pollution and, during this time, she worked with healthy populations, elite athletes, and clinical populations.

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