Message from the director
Welcome to PACE. Our team of researchers, staff and students help more than 500 community members stay active and healthy in our state-of-the-art exercise research and training centre. We’re committed to studying and improving the health and well-being of older adults and people living with chronic diseases or disabilities.
PACE offers five research-based exercise programs led by staff and students, and specialized physiotherapy services.
MacMS-FITT Learn More
A community-based exercise program for people with Multiple Sclerosis, modeled after evidence-based physical activity guidelines.
MacWarriors Learn More
Physiotherapy services and supervised exercise sessions for cancer survivors.
MacSeniors Learn More
A personalized exercise and wellness program for adults 55 years of age and older.
MacWheelers Learn More
An exercise and wellness program designed specifically for adults with spinal cord injuries.
Physiotherapy Services Learn More
Our team of registered physiotherapists work with community members to address specific orthopedic or neurological concerns and help maintain or enhance physical function and mobility.
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