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Julie Saunders is a Kinesiologist at FIT for Work in St.John’s, part of Lifemark Health Group, who started with the company in 2021. She graduated from Memorial University in 2015 with a Kinesiology Honours Co-operative degree. Her love for sports and exercise led her to pursue post-secondary education in this field and also provided exposure and experience in exercise rehabilitation, where her passion truly lies.
Julie is a registered Kinesiologist with the Newfoundland and Labrador Kinesiology Association, the local branch of the Canadian Kinesiology Alliance. She has also maintained a Clinical Exercise Physiologist designation with the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology through continued education since graduation.
Julie’s primary role at FIT for Work is in Clinical Based Occupational Rehabilitation which involves developing, overseeing, and supervising exercise therapy and work hardening programs for employers, long term disability, workers compensation and motor vehicle insurers. Julie is also involved in Employer services at FIT for Work, trained to complete Post Offer Employment Testing and employment fitness testing.