Elton Fernandes, MSc

Job Title: 
Sport Scientist
Sport Physiology
Research & Innovation

BSc., Western Illinois University

MSc. (Exercise Physiology), University of Toronto (in progress)


Elton completed his Bachelor Degree at Western Illinois University, where he was also a member of their varsity soccer team. As a part of Elton’s degree requirements, he interned at the CSIO Sport Lab in the summer of 2007. Upon graduating, he was hired by CSIO as a sport lab technician, and in the spring of 2014 took on the role of Sport Lab Manager. Elton has begun graduate studies at the University of Toronto, where his primary research will revolve around wheelchair basketball. 

Research Interests: 
  • Metabolic Cost and Efficiency
  • Physiological Adaptations to Training
  • Applied Sport Science