Goodman, Jack

Dr. Jack Goodman



Professor of Kinesiology at University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario)

Adjunct Scientist, Division of Cardiology UHN/Mt. Sinai Hospital (Toronto, Ontario)


Research Interests

  • Exercise Science
  • Cardiac function during exercise
  • Cardiac and hemodynamic response to prolonged exercise
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Echocardiography
  • Heart Failure


Dr. Jack Goodman received his PhD from the University of Toronto in Exercise Physiology in 1987. He then completed a postdoctoral fellowship in nuclear cardiology at the Toronto General Hospital. He was appointed as an associate professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto in 1989, where he continues to teach as a professor today.

Dr. Goodman is appointed as  an Adjunct Scientist at the Toronto Rehab Institute and is also a member and Adjunct Scientist in the  Division of Cardiology, at Mt.  Sinai  Hospital in Toronto, Ontario. He also serves on the Chief Coroner’s Cardiac Death Advisory Committee.

Dr. Goodman’s current research projects are attempting to understand the factors that may increase risk of certain cardiac arrhythmias in endurance athletes and cardiac and pulmonary hemodynamic responses to exercise in healthy, trained and clinical population.