Congratulations to Dr. Charlotte Usselman, for winning a FRQS Chercheurs-Boursiers Junior 1 award in partnership with the FMCQ (Fondation des maladies du coeur et de l'AVC du Quebec) . 

Her research program entitled "The impact of sex hormones and neurovascular function on women's cardiovascular health" / "L'impact des hormones sexuelles et la fonction neurovasculaire sur la santé cardiovasculaire des femmes".

Congratulations to  Dr. Tyler Churchward-Venne, for winning a FRQS Chercheurs-Boursiers Junior 1 award;

The title of his FRQS Junior 1: "Atrophie musculaire induite par inactivité: une crise catabolique pour l'adulte âgé"

Dr. Lee Schaefer wins the Faculty of Education Distinguished Teaching Award.

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The Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education congratulates Dr. Dennis Jensen, for winning the “Heather Reisman and Gerald Schwartz Award for Excellence in Teaching”.

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KPE’s new PhD in Kinesiology Sciences program is ready for its first cohort of students in 2019-2020

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Research Experts

Our department supports a vibrant research community and houses several renowned research facilities.

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Interdisciplinary Research

Our researchers partner with specialists in a diversity of disciplines including psychology, physical and occupational therapy, neurosurgery, nursing, management, physics, mechanical engineering, and bioengineering.

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Undergraduate Programs

Our B.Ed program is the only one to certify teachers in the English sector in Quebec. Our B.Sc kinesiology program provides each student 400-600 hours of hands-on experience.

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Graduate Programs

The large majority of our graduate students and post-doctoral fellows have been successfully funded by external fellowships and/or research grants of their supervisors.

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Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education

The Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education at McGill University is pleased to offer:

Applications are now open for admission into the Ph.D program in Kinesiology Sciences. 

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