Meryl Wheeler, CAT (C)


Academic Title: Instructor



MEd, University of Calgary

BKin, University of Calgary

Diploma, Mount Royal College


Contact Information

Office: U243V

Email: mwheeler@mtroyal.ca

Phone: 403.440.6499


Meryl is a Certified Athletic Therapist and non-physician expert in knee injuries. She is passionate about Athletic Therapy and completed her MEd with a capstone project on Video Technology as a Teaching and Learning Strategy in Athletic Therapy. Additionally, she was an integral part of developing athletic therapy services to faculty, staff, students, and public at the MRU clinic. In addition to teaching at MRU, she works at the Acute Knee Injury Clinic at the University of Calgary. Meryl is also an entrepreneur with an online fitness coaching business. Her passion for an active, healthy lifestyle focusing on injury prevention began at an early age, and has led to a variety of athletic endeavours over the years. She is a former equestrian athlete, fitness/figure competitor, and two-time Ironman Canada finisher. “I’m passionate about helping others understand the power, opportunity, and potential that fitness & health can create in their mind, body, and life!”


Areas of Instruction

Clinical Practicum

Introduction to Strength Training

Introduction to Flexibility & Relaxation

Professional Practice


Selected Presentations

The Acute Knee Injury Clinic (AKIC) Experience. 19th Annual Glen Edwards Day; Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Surgery; University of Calgary

The Acute Knee Injury Clinic – An alternative clinical care pathway using non-physician experts. International Conference on Health Economics, Management and Policy; Athens, Greece

The Equestrian Athlete. Jump Alberta Symposium; Calgary.

Contemporary acromioclavicular joint management and acromioclavicular joint rehabilitation. Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA) Conference, Calgary, Alberta


Link to professional website.