Prof. Dianne Elizabeth Moroz

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Physical Education


Phone: (905) 648-2139   Ext:4253

Email: dmoroz@redeemer.ca

Office: 111C

Programs: Kinesiology, Physical Education

Education

Ph.D. Candidate: Faculty of Heath, Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo

M.Sc. Work Physiology, University of Waterloo

B.P.E. Physical Education, McMaster University

Courses

  • Assessment of Human Fitness (KPE-222)
  • Nutrition (KPE-223)
  • Exercise Physiology I (KPE-318)
  • Exercise Physiology II (KPE-418)
  • Internship (KPE-480)
  • Fundamentals of Tennis (KPE-140)
  • Fundamentals of Yoga (KPE-144)
  • Fundamentals of Badminton (KPE-154)
  • Fundamentals of Pickleball (KPE-143)

Research Interests

  • The role of lifestyle factors in health and well-being, with a focus on activity, exercise, fitness, and nutrition in young and aging adults.
  • The effect of activities of daily living and exercise on measures of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular health in older adults.
  • Enhancing physical and mental health and performance through exercise in special populations such as aging adults, athletes, military and first responders, and chronic illness.

Current Research

“The effects of exercise and activities of daily living on cerebral blood flow and cognition.” NSERC.

“Changes in estimated arterial carbon dioxide and mean arterial pressure account for the exercise-induced increase in middle cerebral artery velocity: effects of hypo- and hypercapnia”. NSERC

Recent Publications & Presentations

Presentations

D.E. Moroz and R.L. Hughson Brain blood flow velocity measured during ambulatory over-ground activities of daily living in young adults and seniors.  Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, Hamilton, ON. October 2015.

Denison and D.E. Moroz. The effect of an acute bout of high intensity interval training versus continuous exercise on mood in university students. Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, Hamilton, ON. October 2015.

Walking at usual pace increases brain blood velocity. Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (CSEP): CSEP2013 Extreme Human Physiology: Pathology to Performance, in Toronto, October 2013.

Books Edited

Effets du modafinil sur la thermoregulation au cours d’une privation de sommeil à la chaleur avec exercice physicque / Effect of Modafinil on Thermoregulation in Man during Physical Exercise and Sleep Deprivation in a Hot Environment. Alain Buguet, Manny W. Radomski, Dianne E. Moroz (eds). Décembre/December 2000, ISBN 0-9688317-0-2.

Chapters

Dianne E. Moroz. Cardiorespiratory Assessment and Fitness. In: Christian Path to Health and Wellness. Third Edition, Peter Walters and John Byl (eds). Human Kinetics. 2020.

John Byl and Dianne E. Moroz. God’s Purpose and Your Life’s Mission. In: Christian Path to Health and Wellness. Third Edition, Peter Walters and John Byl (eds). Human Kinetics. 2020.

Dianne E. Hinch-Moroz. Contributing Author. The Wellness Options Guide to Health. Lillian Chan (ed). Penguin Canada. ISBN: 0-14-301376-9, 2003.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Buguet, A., DE Moroz, MW Radomski. Modafinil – medical considerations for use in sustained operations. Aviat. Space Environ. Med. 74(6):659-63, 2003

Baranski, JV., V Gil, T McLellan, D Moroz. Effects of Modafinil on cognitive performance during 40 hr of sleep deprivation in a warm environmentMilitary Psychology, 14(1):23-47, 2002.

Tikuisis, P., I. Jacobs, D. Moroz, A.L. Vallerand, L. Martineau. Comparison of thermoregulatory responses between males and females immersed in cold waterJ. Appl. Physiol. 89(4):1403-11, 2000.

Technical Reports

Moroz, D.E. and Niall, K. Training distance estimation with night vision devices in the field and simulated night vision environment: A draft report of four experiments. DRDC Toronto TR 2008-039, 140 pages, March 2008.

Moroz, D. E. Biosensors and Health Monitoring. Directorate Future Security Analysis (DFSA) 4-3. Chief Force Development, National Defence Headquarters. 23 pages, July 2007.

Dianne E. Moroz. Increased G-Suit pressure and protection against acceleration effects. Defence Research and Development Canada Contract Report DRDC CR 2004-115, 33 pages. May 04, 2005.

Dianne E. Moroz. The rationale for exercise training in the prevention of neck loading/injuries in military aviation: A review of the literature. Defence Research and Development Canada Contract Report DRDC CR 2004-167, 51 pages. March 02, 2005.

Dianne E. Moroz. Rapid-Onset Lower Body Negative Pressure During Gz/+Gz Tilt manoeuvres. Defence Research and Development Canada Contract Report DRDC CR 2004-066, 27 pages. March 31, 2004.

Dianne E. Moroz. Development of Canada’s STING Gz-Protection System for CF-18 Pilots. Defence Research and Development Canada Contract Report DRDC CR 2003-074, 92 pages. April 30, 2003.

Dianne E. Moroz. The relationship between hormone secretion and core temperature during exercise-induced hyperthermia and passive heating. Defence Research and Development Canada Contract Report. 48 pages. August 8, 2001.

Scholarly and Professional Activities

  • Canadian Safety & Security Program Call For Proposal (CSSP CFP) Proposal Evaluation Committee Member
  • College of Kinesiologists of Ontario Universities Liaison Committee Member
  • Member of Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP)
  • Reviewer of proposals for International Congress of Solidiers’ Physical Performance

Sports

  • Road and mountain biking
  • Tennis
  • Alpine and Nordic Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Resistance training
  • Yoga

Related Experience

  • Exercise Physiologist, Children’s Nutrition and Exercise Centre, Chedoke-McMaster Hospitals, Hamilton.
  • Invited Exercise Physiologist, The National School of Gymnastics and Sport, Macolin, Switzerland.
  • Coordinator and Consultant, Fitness Assessment and Training Program Design for National Athletes (NHL, Rowing, Soccer, Cyclists, Skiers etc.), Department of Physical Education, McMaster University.
  • Research Manager for various projects for Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC)-Toronto Department of National Defense.
  • Deputy Project Manager for Canadian Police Research Centre (CPRC) for CRTI (Chemical, biological, nuclear, radiological and explosives Research Technology Initiative) research. “Guidelines for Combined Air Demand and Heat Strain Management of First Responders.” CRTI (Chemical, biological, nuclear, radiological and explosives Research Technology Initiative) (CRTI-06-0319TD). CRTI and CPRC now amalgamated under Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP).
  • Research Consultant: “A simple in-flight method to test the risk of fainting on return to Earth after long-duration space flights” University of Waterloo/Canadian Space Agency/NASA.