Oksana Wankiewicz is an Exercise Physiologist and Registered Kinesiologist at Cleveland Clinic Canada. Ms. Wankiewicz has significant experience in coaching amateur athletes, conducting physical and behavioral assessments and prescribing exercise to diverse populations. She most commonly focuses on a preventative approach towards the management of chronic conditions including cardiovascular disease, arthritis, diabetes, as well as acute injuries. In addition to these conditions, she also treats patients with post-concussion syndrome as well as sport related injuries.
Ms. Wankiewicz was first drawn to the field of Exercise Physiology during her time as a Varsity athlete at the University of Toronto. Competing as an athlete while earning her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology allowed her to draw upon her personal experiences within a high-performance setting. She went on to obtain her Masters of Professional Kinesiology from The University of Toronto and is currently pursuing a Masters of Physiotherapy in Glasgow.
In her practice, Ms. Wankiewicz helps to develop individualized training and rehabilitation programs for a wide variety of patients, including endurance athletes, as well as individuals with chronic disease and underlying health conditions. She is skilled at providing exercise prescriptions for both high performance athletes and individuals suffering from sport-specific injuries. Ms. Wankiewicz is dedicated to helping her patients prevent long-term illnesses and enjoys working collaboratively to provide holistic care to her patients.
Ms. Wankiewicz has volunteered her expertise with many sporting events, including the Canadian Sport Institute of Ontario and the Ontario 2020 Winter Games. A competitive athlete herself, Ms. Wankiewicz has won gold medals at the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta, the ROWONTARIO Championships and the Canadian Indoor Rowing Championships. She was also an U23 lightweight competitor for 2 seasons at the National Rowing Championships (Rowing Canada Trials).
When she is not seeing patients, Ms. Wankiewicz enjoys playing disc golf, hiking, road cycling, running, archery, strength training, DIY home-projects, cooking, and learning new skills.
- Masters of Science in Physiotherapy (Candidate)
- Glasgow Caledonian University
- Masters of Professional Kinesiology
- University of Toronto
- Bachelor of Kinesiology
- University of Toronto
- Cardiac Interpretations- The Michener Institute of Education at UHN
- Metriks Functional Capacity Evaluation Certification
- CPR- AED Training
- Standard First Aid/ CPR Level-C Certification
- Chronic disease prevention
- Sports physiology
- Aerobic and anaerobic training
- College of Kinesiologists of Ontario