Kathie Sharkey has more than 19 years of experience working as a Kinesiologist. She has been helping people that have low back, neck, shoulder, knee injuries, and other joint injuries to recover from these injuries and lead an active lifestyle. She also has experience working with people that have been in motor vehicle accidents and work related accidents, to help them return to their pre-accident levels. Kathie works with people who have MS, Parkinson's, arthritis, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis, and other chronic pain conditions, to assist them in developing an exercise program that is safe and appropriate for their condition.
Kathie is also the Director of Education for Womens Fitness Clubs of Canada, where she is primarily responsible for the creation and teaching of courses and workshops to their personal trainers and kinesiologists. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from York University.
Kathie is passionate about her profession of Kinesiology and consistently works to develop her profession. Kathie was a member of the 2012/2013 College of Kinesiologists exam committee. She has sat on the Board of Directors for the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario (2013-2016) and she currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Kinesiology Alliance.
Certifications & Achievements
Canadian Kinesiology Alliance - current board member
Presenter - OKA Fall education day - October/2016
Ontario Kinesiology Association (OKA) – Professional member
Council Member - College of Kinesiologists of Ontario - 2013-2016
Exam Committee Member - College of Kinesiologists of Ontario - 2012-2013
Fascia Release Technique – Anne Hartley Agency
Cancer SmartRehab – Wellsprings Training Centre
Certified Bonefit™ Trainer ( Osteoporosis course)
Certified GLA:D trainer - (Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis course)
Movement Impairment Syndromes – Level 1 Shirley Sahrmann- Washington University School of Medicine
Rehabilitative Exercise Therapy – Level 1 - RMJ Fitness and Rehabilitation
Rehabilitative Exercise Therapy – Level 2 - RMJ Fitness and Rehabilitation
Can Fit Pro - Professional Member
Pre & Post Natal Fitness - Can Fit Pro
Cycle Instructor - Reebok and Schwinn
Level 2 Volleyball Coach - National Coaching Certification Program
Level 3 Basketball Coach - National Coaching Certification Program