Joel Huard is an Exercise Physiologist at Cleveland Clinic Canada. Mr. Huard enjoys working closely with his patients to perform fitness assessments and provide personalized exercise plans, counselling and education to help them reach their health and wellness goals.
Mr. Huard completed his Bachelor of Science from Acadia University in Nova Scotia before completing a Certificate in Indigenous Studies from the University of Alberta. He went on to complete a Graduate Diploma in Exercise Science for Health and Performance from Niagara College. He has since trained in areas including cancer rehab techniques, mental health first aid, functional movement screen and emotional intelligence.
Mr. Huard is dedicated to learning the latest science in his field, including modifications to help with chronic conditions such as cancer, SCI, and cardiovascular diseases. In his practice, he combines strength and conditioning, cardiorespiratory fitness, and flexibility assessments to create highly customized plans for his patients.
Actively involved in the world of sports and athletics, Mr. Huard has acted as a Volunteer Aid for the Canada Games in Niagara, an Occupational Fitness Assessor for Fire Service Ontario, and a Strength and Conditioning Coach in St. Catharine’s. Mr. Huard is experienced in a variety of fitness testing techniques for occupational athletes, including PARE, FITCO, PREP, FORCE, CPAT, and PIN.
When he’s not seeing patients, Mr. Huard enjoys exercising and playing video games.
- Graduate Diploma
- Niagara College
Exercise Science for Health and Performance
- University of Alberta
- Bachelor of Science
- Acadia University
- CSEP Certified Exercise Physiologist
- Cancer Rehab Techniques
- Mental Health First Aid Certificate (Mental Health Commission of Canada)
- Understanding and Developing Emotional Intelligence
- Red Cross First Aid CPR/AED Level C
- FMS Movement Screen Level 1
- Cancer and Exercise Training for Health and Fitness Professionals
- Fitness assessments
- Customized exercise prescription
- Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology