Dr. Laprade received her degree in Physical Education at the University of Western Ontario and then went on to complete her Physical Therapy degree, MSc and PhD in the Department of Anatomy at Queen’s University. She has previously taught Anatomy and Physical Therapy courses at Queen’s University and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Currently, she is the Anatomy course director for the Kinesiology & Physical Education, Dentistry and Physical Therapy programs. In 2019 winter term, she will offer a new Anatomy elective, ANA411: Anatomy in Application: Exercise & Biomechanics. Her research interests are functional anatomy and rehabilitation, specifically for musculoskeletal conditions.
Graduate Faculty Member:
Institute of Medical Sciences
ANA126 Elementary Human Anatomy
Gross anatomy of the body including topics in histology, organ systems, and neuroanatomy. Special focus on the musculoskeletal anatomy is undertaken in the second term.
DEN106Y Anatomy for Dentistry
Gross anatomy of the entire body is covered in this course, with emphasis on the head and neck. Laboratories provide the opportunity to dissect human specimens.
PHT1002/1003 Gross Anatomy for Physical Therapy (Part of Module 2: Cardiorespiratory and Exercise Physical Therapy and Module 3:Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy)
ANA411 Anatomy in Application: Exercise & Biomechanics
This course will cover musculoskletal anatomy (both upper and lower limbs) topics with an emphasis on applying biomechanical principles and research evidence to explain or clarify exercise principles and challenge common exercise practices and myths.