Catrine Tudor-Locke


Catrine Tudor-Locke is dean of the College of Health and Human Services. She is a walking behavior researcher and a recognized world leader in objective physical activity assessment and promotion, specifically focused on pedometer or accelerometer-determined ambulatory activity captured as steps/day across the lifespan. She is a trained program evaluator and adult educator focused on practical applications in objective monitoring measurement and intervention. She has also published on clinical vs. free-living gait analysis, including interpretation of cadence as a simple indicator of ambulatory patterns. Tudor-Locke has also published work documenting the relationship between time spent in sedentary behavior and relatively low ambulatory activity, measured as steps/day.

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University of Waterloo, Canada
Kinesiology/Public Health
College of Health and Human Services
CHHS 476 C