Dept. of Kinesiology and Physical Education

The Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education would like to congratulate our PhD students Siobhan Henderson, Matthew Slopecki, Rachelle Aucoin, Tayah Liska, Olivia Pastore, and Master’s students Ada Sevinc, Frédérike Parent-L’Ecuyer for winning Fonds de Recherche training awards to support their graduate research.

FRQS Fellowship

Classified as: KPE
Published on: 19 Sep 2022

Congratulations to our 2022-23 Cooke Fellowship in Physical Education Award recipient Amanda Duguay and McGill International Research Master's Student Award (MIRMA) recipient, Kerrigan Sunday!


Cooke Fellowship in Physical Education Award recipient Amanda DuguayAmanda Duguay

Classified as: KPE
Published on: 19 Sep 2022

Congratulations to KPE's Angela Cipriano for winning the Arthur and Lorna Henry Prize awarded by the Faculty of Education's Committee on Student Affairs.

Angela is a 4th year student in Physical and Health Education.

Published on: 16 Sep 2022

Congratulations to our Master's students for being awarded the prestigious Canada Graduate Scholarship this year!

Classified as: KPE, Charlab
Published on: 9 Sep 2022

Muscle discovery may lead to better drugs

The smallest constituents of muscles, myosin and actin, may be targeted to contribute to more effective treatment methods against heart and muscle diseases, say a group of international researchers at McGill University and Linnaeus University.

Published on: 9 Sep 2022

Get the latest news and coverage on the Sylvan Adams Sports Science Institute (SASSI) announcement event, that took place on August 31, 2022:

Published on: 1 Sep 2022

A $29-million gift from Quebec-born entrepreneur Sylvan Adams will launch an exciting venture for McGill’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education in the Faculty of Education, ushering in a new era of world-leading research and discovery in sports science, with the long-term goal of improving elite human performance, and promoting healthier living across the human lifespan.

Published on: 31 Aug 2022

Congratulations to Shannon Herrick for successfully defending her PhD thesis on Friday, August 12th, 2022.

Title of her PhD thesis:
LGBTQ+ experiences within and across physical activity contexts

Published on: 18 Aug 2022

Congratulations to KPE's Felix Girard, a MSc candidate in the Clinical Exercise & Respiratory Physiology Laboratory (Supervisor: Prof. Dennis Jensen), for securing a graduate fellowship from the Quebec Respiratory Health Research Network (QRHN)!

Published on: 17 Aug 2022

Congratulations to KPE's Felix Girard, a MSc candidate in the Clinical Exercise & Respiratory Physiology Laboratory (Supervisor: Prof. Dennis Jensen), for securing a graduate fellowship from the Quebec Respiratory Health Research Network (QRHN)!

Published on: 16 Aug 2022

Dr. Charlotte Usselman, PI of the Cardiovascular Health and Autonomic Regulation Laboratory (CHARLab) in KPE, was the Early Career Keynote Speaker at the Ontario Exercise Physiology Conference in Alliston, ON (July 27-29, 2022).

Published on: 15 Aug 2022

Congratulations to KPE's Rachelle Aucoin for winning best oral presentation award at the Dyspnea 2022 meeting in Oxford, UK.

Rachelle, a PhD candidate in the Clinical Exercise and Respiratory Physiology Laboratory (Supervisor: Prof. Dennis Jensen), won for her presentation titled:

Impact of trigeminal nerve stimulation on measures of central inspiratory neural drive with implications for management of breathlessness: A systematic scoping review.

Published on: 9 Aug 2022

Prof. Dennis Jensen, from the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, was recently interviewed by the New York Times on why athletes choose cannabis for pain.

“There’s a lot of anecdotes, there’s a lot of individual athlete reports, but the research does not necessarily support or refute anything that they’re saying as of yet.”

Published on: 9 Aug 2022

Congratulations to KPE's Rachelle Aucoin for securing doctoral funding from the Fonds de Recherche de Québec Santé (FRQS) and the Canadian Respiratory Research Network (CRRN)

Rachelle Aucoin, PhD Student in the Clinical Exercise and Respiratory Physiology Laboratory, has secured doctoral funding from both the Fonds de Recherche de Québec Santé (FRQS) and the Canadian Respiratory Research Network (CRRN).

She was awarded a 4-year funding package from FRQS totalling $84,000 and a $10,500 scholarship from the CRRN.

Published on: 12 Jul 2022

 

Congratulations to our Recipient of 2022 McGill Sports Science Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Zachary William Bell

Supervisor: Dr. Tyler Churchward-Venne

Project Title: Estimates of dietary protein requirements in endurance-trained older male and female Master's athletes as determined by the Indicator Amino Acid Oxidation (IAAO) method

Classified as: KPE
Published on: 23 Jun 2022

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