Shephard, Roy Jesse

Updated About content Print Article Share Article
views updated


SHEPHARD, Roy Jesse. Canadian (born England), b. 1929. Genres: Medicine/Health, Sports/Fitness. Career: University of Toronto, Director of the School of Physical and Health Education, and Professor of Applied Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, 1964-91, Professor Emeritus, 1994-; Consultant, Toronto Rehabilitation Centre, Gage Research Institute, and Defence and Civil Institute of Environmental Medicine, 1968- (Resident Scholar in Health Studies, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, 1994-98); Ed.-in-Chief, Year Book of Sports Medicine, 1979-; Royal Air Force Inst. Aviation Medicine, Farnborough, Medical Officer, 1954-56; University of Cincinnati, OH, Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine, 1956-58; Ministry of Defence, Chemical Defence Establishment, Principal Scientific Officer, 1958-64. Publications: (ed.) Proceedings, International Symposium on Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Health, 1967; Endurance Fitness, 1969; (with others) Fundamentals of Exercise Testing, 1971; (ed. and coauthor) Frontiers of Fitness, 1971; Alive, Man, 1972; Men at Work, 1974; The Fit Athlete, 1978; (with H. Lavallee) Physical Fitness Assessment, 1978; Human Physiological Work Capacity, 1978; Physical Activity and Aging, 1978; Ischaemic Heart Disease and Physical Activity, 1981; Textbook of Exercise Physiology and Biochemistry, 1982; Physical Activity and Growth, 1982; The Risks of Passive Smoking, 1982; Carbon Monoxide, the Silent Killer, 1983; Exercise Biochemistry, 1983; (with P. Welsh and J. Tong) Current Therapy in Sports Medicine, 1985; Fitness and Health in Industry, 1986; Economic Benefits of Enhanced Fitness, 1986; (with J. Taunton) Foot and Ankle in Sports Medicine, 1986; Fitness of a Nation, 1986; Fundamentals of Exercise Physiology, 1987; Fitness in Special Populations, 1990; Body Composition in Biological Anthropology, 1990; (with S. Thomas) Fit after Fifty, 1990; (with A. Rode) Observations on the Soviet/Canadian Transpolar Ski Trek, 1992; (with P.O. Astrand), Endurance in Sport, 1992; Aerobic Fitness and Health, 1993; (with C. Bouchard and T. Stephens) Physical Fitness, Physical Activity and Health, 1994;(with A. Rode) The Health Consequences of Modernization, 1996; Aging Physical Activity and Aging, 1997; Physical Activity, Training and the Immune Response, 1997; Gender, Physical Activity and Aging, 2001; Exercise and Heart in Health and Disease, 2000. Address: PO Box 521, Brackendale, BC, Canada V0N 1H0. Online address: [email protected];