Carley O'Neill


Assistant Professor
Acadia Cardiac Maintenance Director
Ph:  902-585-1435
Office:  AAC 480

  • Applied Human Physiology 2
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Physical Activity and Chronic Conditions


Scholarly Expertise
  • CSEP Clinical Exercise Physiologist

Community Service
  • Volunteer in the Exercise Physiology Cardiovascular Health Lab, University of Ottawa Heart Institute

  • O’Neill CD; O’Rourke N; Jeffrey M; Green-Johnson JM; Dogra S. (2022). Salivary concentrations of IL-8 and IL-1ra after HIIT and MICT in young, healthy adults: A randomized exercise study. Cytokine. doi:
  • Terada T; Cotie LM; Tulloch H; Mistura M; Vidal-Almela S; O’Neill CD; Reid R; Pipe A; Reed JL. (2022) Sustained Effects of Different Exercise Modalities on Physical and Mental Health in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Canadian Journal of Published. doi:
  • O’Neill CD; Vidal-Almea S; Terada T; Way KL; Kamiya K; Sperlich B; Duking P Chaput JP; Prince SA; Pipe AL; Reed JL. (2021). Practical recommendations for 24-hour movement behaviours at home for those at risk of or living with heart disease during COVID-19: A narrative review on moving together while staying apart. Canadian Cardiovascular Journal Open. doi:
  • O’Neill CD; Vidal-Almea S; Tulloch HE; Coutinho T; Prince-Ware S; Reed JL. (2021). COVID-19 pandemic: Inequities and inequalities to exercise and their consequences on the physical and mental health of women with cardiovascular disease. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. doi: 10.1139/apnm-2020-1094
  • O'Neill CD; Vidal-Almea S; Terada T; Kamiya K; Tulloch HE; Pipe A; Reed JL. (2021). Age and sex-based differences in anxiety and depression levels before and after aerobic interval training in cardiac rehabilitation. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention. doi: 10.1097/HCR.0000000000000617
  • Assessing the Feasibility and Usability of a Commercial Medical Grade Pedometer in a Case-Managed Home-Based Primary and Secondary Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program in French-Speaking Canadians (PiezoRX RCT Study). CACPR Fall 2021, Virtual
  • Age and Sex-Related Differences in Anxiety and Depression Levels Following Aerobic Interval Training in Cardiac Rehabilitation. CACPR Fall 2020, Virtual
  • The Impact of a 6-Week High Intensity Interval Training Intervention on Perceived Dyspnea among Adults with Exercise Induced Bronchoconstriction. Dyspnea 2018, Montreal, Canada
  • Perceived Dyspnea During High Intensity Interval Exercise and Continuous Exercise among Adults with Exercise Induced Bronchoconstriction. Dyspnea 2018, Montreal, Canada
  • Impact of a 6 week high intensity interval training intervention on clinically relevant outcomes among adults with exercise induced bronchoconstriction. Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, Niagara Falls, Canada