Dept. of Kinesiology and Physical Education

Members of the Faculty of Education: We are now accepting nominations for this year's Teacher Awards.

Please click below to access the nomination forms for the two award opportunities for Academics in the Faculty of Education. All full-time academic staff are eligible for these awards. Only nominations for which complete documentation is submitted will be considered. Nomination files should not exceed 25 pages.  

Published on: 14 Feb 2018

cbc masthead logoDavid Pearsall, Associate Professor in our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, spoke to CBC Montreal this week on the topic of avoid falls on the city's icy sidewalks.

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Published on: 6 Feb 2018

Dr. Shane Sweet, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE), has launched a new website for a community-university partnership on Spinal Cord Injury Peer Mentorship (SCIPM): www.mcgill.ca/scipm

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Published on: 30 Jan 2018

Professor Dilson Rassier, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, has been awarded a $687,430 grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to pursue his research project on post-translational protein arginylation in skeletal muscles.

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Published on: 30 Jan 2018

 textThree new professors have joined the Faculty of Education in January, 2018. We welcome Elizabeth Patitsas to our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), and Tyler Churchward-Venne and Charlotte Usselman to our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE). 

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Published on: 15 Jan 2018

 one or more people and indoor Do you want to adopt a healthier lifestyle for the new year?
 Would you like to be more active physically? 
Make those wishes a reality!

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Published on: 15 Jan 2018

 one or more people, people standing and textA new study by McGill researchers concludes that CFL players continue to under-report their concussions.

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Published on: 12 Jan 2018

 Reflecting on Practice (Paperback) book coverLee Schaefer, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE), has coauthored a new book titled

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Published on: 11 Jan 2018

Mélodie Daoust (BEd (Phys Ed) 2017), former Martlets captain and three-time McGill female athlete of the year, will be donning a Canadian jersey once again in mid-February, at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Published on: 11 Jan 2018

The 2018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings have placed McGill University at 35th overall internationally in the subject of education.

Classified as: MIIE
Published on: 5 Jan 2018

Four students from our faculty were honoured at the 32nd annual Quebec university sports gala on Wednesday. Some 75 cheques totaling $301,500 were issued by the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence at the event, which took place before more than 650 guests at the Sheraton Laval, just north of Montreal. In total, 13 students across the entire university received bursaries.

These included:

Classified as: Awards
Published on: 4 Dec 2017

The Martlet Foundation's annual general meeting was a cause for celebration among students and faculty in our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE). Of 11 students university-wide who received scholarships and awards, three study with our KPE department. Two of these were winners of the prestigious Jean Béliveau Award.

Published on: 30 Nov 2017

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