2018 Manulife Prize

2018 Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health

The Manulife Prize, valued at $50,000 CAD, is offered each year by McGill University to a Canadian academic whose research has contributed to understanding how factors such as physical activity, nutrition, fitness, or psychosocial context can influence personal health and well-being.

Manulife Prize Application

2018 Manulife Prize

The application period for the Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health is now closed.

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Stay Fit on Vacation

Stay Fit on Vacation

Taking a vacation doesn’t mean you have to take a break from your fitness routine. Even if you plan to have a restful break, you can still keep active. Read about a few packing and preparation tips to help stay fit.

Ease Pain with Yoga

Ease Pain with Yoga

Research by Dr. Susan Bartlett, an associate professor in the Faculty of Medicine & an adjunct associate professor at the John Hopkins School of Medicine, shows that yoga can help manage pain caused by arthritis.

Pets are Good for your Health

Pets Good for Health

Studies have shown that owning a pet decreases stress, blood pressure, cholesterol levels and triglyceride levels. And when it comes to helping you stay in shape, dogs are the pet of choice to help you meet your fitness goals.


McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE)

Desautels Faculty of Management

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