University of Calgary

Willem Meeuwisse

  • Professor Emeritus of Kinesiology
  • Professor - Human Performance Lab
  • +1 (403) 220-8518

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Research Interests

Currently Teaching

Not currently teaching any courses.

Specialty

Dr. Meeuwisse is a physician with a clinical practice specializing in sport medicine. His research field is the epidemiology of sport injury; specifically injury prevention and concussion.

Current Work

Dr. Meeuwisse is engaged in population-based research on sport health screening, risk analysis, injury prediction and prevention, and is Co-Chair of the Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre in the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. His injury prevention focus is on Concussion in Sport and is the Leader of the Brain Injury Initiative of the Hotchikiss Brain Institute.

He is a Co-Chair of the 4th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport, the Chair of the National Hockey League Health Management Panel and a member of the NHL Concussion Working Group.  He is the Director of Sport Medicine for the Canadian Sport Centre Calgary, and a Member of the Injury Surveillance Research Team for the International Olympic Committee.  He also serves as an Associate Editor of the BJSM Injury Prevention and Health Protection journal.

Desired Outcome

To enable individuals to remain active and healthy while participating in sport at a low risk of injury.

 

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