A note from Victoria
As an interdisciplinary researcher, Victoria works across the fields of kinesiology, medicine, sport medicine, critical studies, and the humanities. She is currently completing doctoral studies at the University of British Columbia, with a focus on hormone manipulation and women’s health in sport and medicine. Victoria’s research has achieved international awards within the academic field – including full support by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and she has received recognition by the academy for her inclusive approach to lecturing and the learning process.
Outside of academia, Victoria is a respected educator within the fitness, bodybuilding and strength sector for her innovative and integrative approaches to athlete health and performance. As a practitioner, author, and speaker, she has consulted with a wide-range of individuals and organizations, lectured at events worldwide, and is a frequent commentator and contributor for various media outlets. Her unique multi-disciplinary background has provided the perfect platform for her pioneering work in athlete-centered coaching methods, integrated health-performance methods, and female athlete health.
For the past decade, she has worked with a wide range of individuals and organizations, including top-level athletes and competitors, special populations, health professionals and strength coaches. Victoria’s professional experience and research are synergistic, providing her with the opportunity to continue to bridge the gap between academia and the industry. Her passion is building and sharing knowledge.