Krista McHardy, RMT, CAT(C), ATC

Job Title: 
Certified Athletic Therapist
Disciplines: 
Sport Medicine & Sport Therapy
Education: 

BA (Hon) Kinesiology, University of Western Ontario, London, ON

BSc. Exercise Science - Athletic Therapy, Concordia University, Montreal, QC

MEd. Athletic Training, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Biography: 

Krista joined CSIO in September 2013. She works with Wheelchair Basketball Canada’s Senior National Teams as well as the Academy Development Program at the National Training Centre. Her previous experience includes work with Temple Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Philadelphia, PA, where she served as an athletic trainer at a local high school. Krista also worked as an orthopedic technician for 7 years, and spent 2 years as a graduate assistant athletic trainer while completing her Master’s degree at Temple University.

A native of Ottawa, ON, Krista served as a student intern athletic therapist with the Ottawa Renegades (CFL), University of Ottawa Football, Carleton University and local minor football teams.

Professional Affiliations: 
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association
Research Interests: 
  • Sports Injuries Epidemiology in Para Sports
  • Shoulder Injury Prevention
  • Postural Control in Para Athletes