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James Manson, MSc, CSEP-CEP


James Manson is an exercise physiologist at Cleveland Clinic Canada. Mr. Manson was drawn to exercise physiology by a strong desire to help improve one's health through exercise and physical activity. During his career, Mr. Manson has worked with various populations, ranging from patients afflicted with cystic fibrosis to elite athletes.

Mr. Manson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology and Health Sciences, and a Master of Sciences in Exercise Physiology from York University. He is currently a PhD candidate in the Exercise Physiology program at York University.

To complement his education, Mr. Manson earned his specialty designation as a Certified Exercise Physiologist from the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiologists.

In addition to his work at our Clinic, Mr. Manson is involved in clinical research to advance the practice of exercise physiology. He is currently involved in a research project to assess the effectiveness of Tai Chi on improving physical and psychological health in low-income elderly populations. In addition, he is publishing several studies on chronic disease through the Hospital for Sick Children, focusing on a particular chronic disease population.

In his free time, Mr. Manson enjoys visiting his sister on her dairy farm and spending time with his family.


PhD (Candidate)
York University
Exercise Physiology and Epidemiology
Toronto, ON
Masters of Sciences
York University
Exercise Physiology and Health Sciences
Toronto, ON
Bachelor of Arts
York University
Toronto, ON
Graduate Studies in Music Performance
San Diego State University
San Diego, California
Bachelor of Music
Wilfred Laurier University
Waterloo, ON


Certified Exercise Physiologist, Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP)
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Certificate in Fitness Assessment and Exercise Counselling

Professional Memberships

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology