Erin Webb

     Erin Webb, BSc

    McMaster University

2020 Interdisciplinary Frailty Fellow

Supervisor: Dr. Stuart Phillips

Erin Webb is a Master’s student at McMaster University in the Kinesiology program working under the supervision of Dr. Stuart Phillips. She obtained her Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at McMaster University. Through her work at an activity centre for older adults, she developed an interest for studying the effects of exercise on the health and well-being of older adults. Her current research project focuses on determining whether older adults who consume a high-protein diet in conjunction with a structured resistance exercise program can increase or maintain their skeletal muscle mass to prevent sarcopenia.