Dr. Paul Eliason

BKin (Hons), MSc, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate

Paul Eliason

Dr. Eliason is a postdoctoral fellow in the Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre, and brings experience in epidemiology, biostatistics, and research methods. He completed his PhD specializing in Sport Medicine at the University of Calgary. His PhD focused on the identification of modifiable risk factors for injury in youth ice hockey as well as unintended consequences. He is also a data consultant for the National Hockey League. In his spare time, Paul enjoys playing and coaching hockey, rollerblading, hiking, and travelling.

Awards and Distinctions

2016 Queen Elizabeth II Graduate (Doctoral) Scholarship

2016 Faculty of Kinesiology Merit Award

2016 Faculty of Graduate Studies Travel Award

2016 Faculty of Kinesiology Presentation Award

2015 Alberta Innovates Health Solutions Collaborative Research and Innovation Opportunities Award

2015 Faculty of Kinesiology Incentive Award

2015 Faculty of Kinesiology Presentation Award

2015 Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute Poster Award

2014 Alberta Graduate Student Scholarship

2014 Faculty of Graduate Studies Scholarship

2014 Faculty of Kinesiology Presentation Award

2013 Faculty of Graduate Studies Travel Award

2013 Queen Elizabeth II Graduate (Master’s) Scholarship

2012 CRAA Royals Stu Peppard Scholarship

2009 University of Calgary Entrance Scholarship

2005 Edmonton Bantam Invitational Tournament Scholarship

Publications

  1. Black A, Meeuwisse D, Eliason P, Hagel B, Emery C. Sport participation and injury rates in high school: A Canadian survey of 2029 high school students. Journal of Safety Research (accepted 2021).  
  2. Emery C, Eliason P, Warriyar V KV, Palacios-Derflingher L, Black A,  Krolikowski M, Spencer N, Sick S, Kozak S, Schneider K, Babul S, Mrazik M, Lebrun C, Goulet C, Macpherson A, Hagel B. Body checking in less-elite adolescent ice hockey leagues: It is never too late for policy change aiming to protect the health of adolescents. British Journal of Sports Medicine (2021). doi:10.1136/bjsports-2020-103757 
  3. Eliason, P.H., McKay, C.D., Meeuwisse, W.H., Hagel, B.E., Nadeau, L. and Emery, C.A. History of previous concussion and sports-specific skills in youth ice hockey players. Journal of Physical Education and Sport20, pp.2174-2181 (2020). 
  4. Chisholm D, Black A, Palacios-Derflingher L, Eliason P, Schneider K, Emery C, Hagel B. Mouthguard use in youth ice hockey and the risk of concussion: nested case–control study of 315 casesBritish Journal of Sports Medicine (2020).
  5. Black AM, Eliason P, Patton D, Emery CA. Epidemiology of Facial Injuries in Sports. Clinics in Sport Medicine, 2017.
  6. Black, AM, Patton D, Eliason P, Emery CA. Prevention of Facial Injuries in Sports. Clinics in Sport Medicine, 2017.
  7. Black AM, Eliason P, Patton D, Emery CA. Chapter 3: Concussion Incidence, Risk Factors and Prevention. In: Sport Concussion: A complete guide to management, 2017.
  8. Kolstad, A. T., Nadeau, L., Eliason, P. H., Palacios-Derflingher, L., Goulet, C., & Emery, C. A. (2017). The Effect of Body Checking Policy Change on Offensive Game Skill Performance In 13–14 Year Old Ice Hockey PlayersClin. J. Sport Med. 2017, 27, e37
  9. Eliason PH, McKay CD, Meeuwisse WH, Hagel BE, Nadeau L, Emery CA. 2015. Effect of Previous Concussion on Sport-Specific Skills in Youth Ice Hockey Players. Br J Sports Med. 2017, 51, 4; 083
  10. Kolstad A, Nadeau L, Goulet C, Eliason P, Emery CA. The Effect of a Body Checking Policy Change on Game Skill Performance in 11 and 12 Year-old Ice Hockey Players. Br J Sport Med. 2017, 51, 4: 156
  11. Eliason PH, McKay CD, Meeuwisse WH, Hagel BE, Nadeau L, Emery CA. 2015. Effect of Previous Concussion on Sport-Specific Skills in Youth Ice Hockey Players. Clin J Sport Med. 2016, 26, e91.
  12. Kolstad A, Nadeau L, Goulet C, Eliason P, Emery CA. The Effect of a Body Checking Policy Change on Game Skill Performance in 11 and 12 Year-old Ice Hockey Players. Clin. J. Sport Med. 2016, 26, e96-97.
  13. Eliason PH, McKay CD, Meeuwisse WH, Hagel BE, Nadeau L, Emery CA. 2015. Effect of Previous Concussion on Sport-Specific Skills in Elite Youth Ice Hockey. Clin. J. Sport Med. 2016, 25, e10.
  14. Eliason PH, McKay CD, Meeuwisse WH, Emery CA, 2014. Effect of Previous Concussion or Injury on Sport-Specific Skills in Elite Youth Ice Hockey: A Pilot Study. Br J Sports Med. 2014; 48:590-591.

Contact

Address

Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre 
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive, NW 
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4