Gail Frost, PhD

Associate Professor, Kinesiology

Office: WC 283
905 688 5550 x4497
gfrost@brocku.ca

Dr. Frost is a dynamic, award winning educator who is committed to finding ways to help students learn and understand, using problem-based, experiential methods.  Her current research also looks at ways to assist students returning to the classroom after concussion and at effective concussion education methods.

  • Helping students return to the classroom after concussion
  • Effective forms of concussion education
  • Using problem-based, experiential learning to enhance student understanding and application of theoretical knowledge
  • Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Frost, G. & M. Connolly. Is fine tuning possible with grade-focused students? In N.Haave (Ed.) In G. Boulet, N. Haave, R. Harde, M. MacKinnon, J. Plews & J. Wesselius (Eds.) Collected Essays in Learning and Teaching, Vol. 9, p. 147-154. Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Windsor, ON. 2016.

Cook, O., G. Frost, D. Twose, L. Wallman, B. Falk, V. Galea, A. Adkin & P. Klentrou. CAN-flip: a pilot gymnastics program for children with cerebral palsy. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly 32: 349 – 370, 2015.

Frost, G. & M. Connolly. The Road Less Travelled?  Pathways from Passivity to Agency in Student Learning. In G. Boulet, N. Haave, R. Harde, M. MacKinnon, J. Plews & J. Wesselius (Eds.) Collected Essays in Learning and Teaching, Vol. 8, p. 47-54. Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Windsor, ON. 2015.

Frost, G., M. Connolly & E. Lappano. Why is it so hard to do a good thing? The challenges of using reflection to help sustain a commitment to learning. In C. Chiapetta Swanson, E. Allard, E. Aspenlieder, J. Raffoul & C. Teeter (Eds.) Collected Essays in Learning and Teaching, Vol. 7 No. 1, p. 46-49. Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Windsor, ON. 2014

  • Functional anatomy – exploration of the structure and function of bones, joints and muscles through palpation, tissue stress testing and movement problems related to physical activity and to the workplace.
  • Care and prevention of injuries – an introduction to sports injuries
  • Therapeutic applications of physical activity – development of activity programs in a problem-based, experiential format. Exercise assessment and prescription.