Melissa Lacroix, MSc. CAT (C)

Job Title: 
Sport Physiologist
Disciplines: 
Sport Physiology
Education: 

 BSc, Athletic Therapy, Mercyhurst University

MSc, Exercise Science, Mercyhurst University

Biography: 

Melissa holds a BSc. degree in Athletic Therapy and a MSc in Exercise Science from Mercyhurst University. During her time at Mercyhurst University, she also played on the women’s ice hockey team.

Prior to joining the CSIO team, Melissa worked as a sport physiologist and lab manager for 6 years at the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific. Through her role at CSI Pacific, she has worked predominantly as the lead physiologist and innovation & research lead for Wheelchair Rugby Canada. She has also provided physiological testing support for numerous provincial and national Olympic and Paralympic athletes along with strength and conditioning support for Softball Canada for the past two years.  

Professional Affiliations: 

Canadian Athletic Therapy Association

National Athletic Training Association