The purpose of this study is to compare leg blood flow responses to an acute bout of exercise between individuals with PCOS and control participants without PCOS. 

Young individuals with and without PCOS, aged 18-40. 

Observational Research Study:

1 familiarization visit: 1 hour; 1 test visit: 2 hours
Total time commitment: 3 hours

Body composition (fat mass, lean mass, bone density etc.) report via DXA scan valued at $125 CAD. 

Cardiovascular Health and Autonomic Regulation Laboratory

Classified as: call for submissions
Published on: 29 Mar 2023

On Friday March 10th, the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE) hosted the 2023 Minds in Motion (MIM) conference, open to undergraduate and graduate students completing research in the field of KPE. For the first time, the MIM conference was open to students from McGill and from neighbouring universities around Canada, welcoming attendees from the University of Toronto, Queen’s University, Université de Montréal, Université Laval, McMaster University, Trent University and l’Institut national de santé publique du Québec

Published on: 21 Mar 2023

McGill Faculty of Education is expanding its Human Resources team and is looking to fill the positions of Staffing Advisor and Human Resources Administrator, working directly under the Human Resources Advisor and as part of the Dean’s Office unit.

Classified as: jobs, career, job search, position
Published on: 31 Jan 2023

For professional athletes, the pressures of competition and stigma surrounding mental health issues can be debilitating to the point where some are leaving the arena for good. Young hockey players are no exception. Fear of negative career repercussions can mean athletes avoid disclosing their mental health concerns.

Published on: 27 Jan 2023

Dr. Marie-Claude Geoffroy (Educational and Counselling Psychology) is a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair known for her longitudinal research on youth suicide and for testing mental health promotion intervention. For Bell Let's Talk Day (January 25) we asked Dr. Georffroy to provide the McGill Education Community with key advice on improving mental health for those who are suffering and for people who want to be active in helping others:

Published on: 25 Jan 2023

McGill's Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is seeking an Academic Projects Officer. This administrator provides advising, planning, policy and project support on a range of dossiers and initiatives led by Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. This includes providing support in the preparation of planning documents, project reports, briefing notes, data analysis and presentations. They play an essential role in the advancement of the priorities of the unit.

Primary Responsibilities:

Classified as: jobs
Published on: 24 Jan 2023

Congratulations to George Shi, on publishing in the Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine.

George Shi, recently published a paper titled "Outcomes of spinal cord injury peer mentorship: A community-based Delphi consensus approach" in Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine.

The publication can be accessed by clicking on the following link:

Classified as: KPE
Published on: 12 Jan 2023

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of former McGill Kinesiology and Physical Education Department Chair, Douglas Riley. Native from St. John, New Brunswick, he passed away on June 8, 2022 at Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Halifax at 90 years old.
Douglas was a physical education teacher at Three Rivers High School in the 1950s and went on to serve for 25 years as a professor for the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education at McGill University and as Chair of the department.

Published on: 11 Jan 2023

McGill IT has put together a list of tips and tricks for the holiday season to help keep your devices on the nice list and ward off any naughty cyber attacks.  Check out these four key tips and additional resources to help protect your digital world:


Published on: 13 Dec 2022

Congratulations to Chrissy Colizza, 2nd year MA candidate (Supervisor: Dr. Gordon Bloom) for winning the Jean Beliveau Award, the Québec Foundation for Athlete Excellence Leadership Award, and the Dorothy Nichol Scholarship.

Published on: 9 Dec 2022

The KPE graduate committee (KPEG) is excited to announce that they are currently organizing a food drive, where all items will be donated to a women’s shelter in Montréal at the end of the Fall 2022 semester. Students, staff, and faculty of the department of KPE are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to hallway 101-A in the Currie Gymnasium building. We would like to remind everyone that any donation helps, and we are thankful to those who have donated thus far.


Published on: 30 Nov 2022

Congratulations to KPE’s Sarkis Hannaian, 3rd year PhD Candidate (supervisor: Dr. Tyler Churchward-Venne), for winning best oral presentation at the 7th edition Metabolic Disorders and Complications (MeDiC) Research Day hosted by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC).

Sarkis won for his presentation titled:

Published on: 18 Nov 2022

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a heterogenous lung condition characterized by chronic respiratory symptoms (breathlessness, cough, sputum production, exacerbations) due to abnormalities of the airways (bronchitis, bronchiolitis) and/or alveoli (emphysema) that cause persistent, often progressive, airflow obstruction. COPD is one of the top three causes of death worldwide, causing more than 3 million deaths in 2012, accounting for 6% of all deaths globally. It thus represents an important public health challenge. Dr.

Published on: 16 Nov 2022

Congratulations to Sarkis Hannaian, Milly Huang, and Freddie Seo of Dr. Tyler Churchward-Venne’s Exerise Metabolsim and Nutrition Research Laboratory, who attended the 2022 Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) conference from November 2nd-5th in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Published on: 9 Nov 2022


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