Jenelle McAllister

Academic Title: Senior Lecturer

MSc, University of Calgary
BKin, University of Calgary

Contact Information
Email: jmcallister@mtroyal.ca
Phone: 403.440.6499



Jenelle completed both a Bachelor’s degree and a Master of Science degree in Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. Her graduate work was focused on health economics, injury prevention, and injury epidemiology. She has an interest in medical education/curriculum development and has completed her PhD coursework in this area, at the University of Calgary. In addition to instructing in the Health & Physical Education Department, Jenelle works clinically as an Athletic Therapist in Optimal Therapy at Mount Royal University and has a special interest and expertise in acute and chronic knee injuries.

Areas of Instruction

  • Injury Prevention
  • Orthopedic Assessment
  • Anatomy

Areas of Scholarship

  • Injury epidemiology/prevention
  • Curriculum Development
  • Continuing Education

Selected Publications

Ren, G., Lutz, I., Railton, P., Wiley, J. P., McAllister, J., Powell, J., & Krawetz, R. (2018). Serum and synovial fluid cytokine profiling in hip osteoarthritis: distinct from knee osteoarthritis and correlated with pain. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 19, 39.

Yeo, M., Lafave, M., Westbrook, K., McAllister, J., Valdez, D., & Eubank, B. (2017). Impact of decoding work within a professional program. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 150, 87-96.

Yeo, M., Lafave, M., Westbrook, K., Valdez, D., Eubank, B., & McAllister, J. (2016). Curricular change: Deepening professional community. Transformative Dialogues: Teaching & Learning Journal, 9(1), 1-12.

Heard, B.J., Fritzler, M.J., Wiley, J.P., McAllister, J., Martin, L., El-Gabalawy, H., Hart, D.A., Frank, C.B., & Krawetz, R. (2013). Intraarticular and systemic inflammatory profiles may identify patients with osteoarthritis. The Journal of Rheumatology, 40, 1379-1387.

Emery, C.A., Kang, J., Shrier, I., Goulet, C., Hagel, B., Benson, B., Nettel-Aguirre, A., McAllister, J.R., Hamilton, G.H., & Meeuwisse, W.H. (2010). Risk of injury associated with body checking among youth ice hockey players. Journal of the American Medical Association, 303, 2265-2272.

Selected Presentations

Yeo, M., Lafave, M.R., & McAllister, J. (2016). Using decoding the disciplines to support curricular change. Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Conference.

Lafave, M.R., Yeo, M., Beijer, H., Westbrook, K., Valdez, D., Eubank, B., & McAllister, J. (2016). Initial student experiences with clinical presentations. Canadian Athletic Therapists Association 50th National Conference.