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Our Mission

Fortius Sport & Health is an integrated athlete development centre strengthened through philanthropy and focused on optimizing human performance for life.

 Our Team

Elizabeth Perrotta

​​​​​​​As part of the Fortius Lab team within Fortius Sport & Health, Certified Exercise Physiologist Elizabeth Perrotta brings experience in exercise physiology, strength and conditioning, phlebotomy and various sport specific certifications. Elizabeth has been published in a number of industry journals including the American College of Sports Medicine and the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology. She has been a Guest Lecturer and Laboratory Instructor at the University of Calgary where she completed her Masters of Kinesiology, Specializing in Applied Exercise Physiology. Elizabeth was previously an Exercise Physiology Technician at Canadian Sport Center in Calgary as well as the manager of the Molecular Exercise Physiology Lab at the University of Calgary.  She was also a research assistant while at both the University of Calgary and the University of Alberta.

 
 

Education

  • Master’s of Kinesiology (Applied Exercise Physiology), University of Calgary

  • B.Sc., Kinesiology (With Distinction), University of Alberta

Roots

  • Competitive Soccer Player

  • Competitive Gymnast

  • Snowboarding

Professional Highlights

  • Research Coordinator/Lab Manager, University of Calgary Molecular Exercise Physiology Lab

  • Exercise Physiology Technician, Canadian Sport Center Calgary

  • Exercise Physiologist, Fortius Sport & Health

Research Interests

  • Long term athlete development

  • Nutrition and hydration for performance and recovery

  • Training strategies for sport performance

Professional Affiliations & Certifications

  • Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) – Certified Exercise Physiologist

  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) – Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist