Joint & Bone Initiative

Dr. Denise Connelly

Associate Professor
School of Physical Therapy

MSK Research Areas of Interest

Exercise, Mobility, Rehabilitation

Denise Connelly is an Associate Professor in the School of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences at Western University. Primary goals of her research using qualitative and/or quantitative methods are to understand the role and effects of exercise or physical activity participation in the lives and self-care activities of older adults living with a chronic health condition. The implications of her research are to promote uptake and adherence to participation in physical activity or exercise for health and wellbeing. Dr Connelly has supervised 13 graduate students to completion and published over 35 peer-reviewed papers.