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Angela M Kochan

Angela M Kochan

Professor

Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

angela.kochan@sheridancollege.ca

Dr. Kochan is a full-time faculty member in the Departments of Kinesiology and Health Promotion (Bachelor of Health Sciences) and Athletic Therapy (BAHSc) and Program Coordinator in the Fitness Leadership program at Sheridan College.  She received her PhD from the University of Toronto in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, a Master of Science degree from the University of Alberta in Athletic Training and Conditioning, and a Bachelor of Human Kinetics degree from the University of Windsor. She is a Certified Exercise Physiologist with the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology and a member of the Canadian Obesity Network.  Her doctoral research investigated the effects of a low glycemic index diet on insulin sensitivity and intramyocellular lipids in abdominally obese adults.  Angela’s teaching areas include nutrition, exercise physiology, and fitness testing and assessment.

Courses Taught – Last 3 Years

  • SCIE 17893 Nutrition
  • NUTR19207 Nutrition for Well Being
  • SCIE 28081 Special Topics in Food and Nutrition
  • PHYG 20025 Exercise Physiology
  • PHYG 20146 Fitness Testing and Assessment
  • PHYG 49207 Advanced Fitness and Lifestyle Assessment and Counseling
  • HEAL 18448 Fundamentals of Fitness Assessment

Research Interests

The role of dietary carbohydrate in health and disease and the role of diet and exercise in the prevention of obesity. She is currently working on research in the area of the glycemic index and obesity. She has also been involved in designing and implementing exercise and weight loss programs for overweight adults
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