Kevin Boldt, PhD

Kevin Boldt is currently an Assistant Professor at Trent University. Previously, Kevin completed his academic training (BSc (Hon), MSc, PhD) at the University of Calgary in Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics. His research interests focus on understanding how the body adapts to exercise and diet, and ways to enhance these adaptations to improve health and optimize performance. His research has been well recognized with both national and international research accolades and awards. Most notably, he has received the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Award, the Alberta Innovates Health Solutions-Clinician Fellowship, and the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council Graham Bell Award. His research has also been recognized and awarded by the International Society of Biomechanics, the Canadian Society of Biomechanics, the American Society of Biomechanics, and the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology. He has been widely published in academic journals and has co-authored two textbook chapters. 

In addition to his academic work, Kevin is a Clinical Exercise Physiologist through the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist though the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He uses these certifications to translate the findings of his research to clinical populations and elite athletes. He works alongside professional and Olympic athletes, firefighters, weekend warriors, and those with clinical conditions such as multiple sclerosis, stroke, arthritis, cancer, and traumatic brain injuries. Superhero Physiology is his first book.