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Why heart contractions are weaker in those with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

When a young athlete suddenly dies of a heart attack, chances are high that they suffer from familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). Itis the most common genetic heart disease in the US and affects an estimated 1 in 500 people around the world. A protein called myosin acts as the molecular motor which makes the muscles in the heart contract. Researchers had suspected for some time that the R403Q mutation in some of the myosin genes is among those that play a role in causing HCM....

Published: 16 Oct 2018

"Un nouveau défi": La Presse article features Education alumna Mélodie Daoust" (BEd, PhysEd, 2017)

Education alumna Mélodie Daoust (BEd, Physical Education, 2017) was featured in a recent article published by La Presse newspaper. 

Published: 30 Aug 2018

Upcoming offerings from McGill's Kinesiology Clinic

Do you want to adopt a healthier lifestyle? Would you like to be more active physically?

Make those wishes a reality!

Published: 23 Aug 2018

Cannabis does not improve breathlessness during exercise in patients with advanced COPD, conclude KPE, PATH researchers

Inhaled vaporized cannabis does not appear to improve or worsen exercise performance and activity-related breathlessness in patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a randomized controlled trial

Published: 31 Jul 2018

KPE's Nathan Chiarlitti featured by Canadian Hockey League

A recent article posted by the C...

Published: 26 Jul 2018

Introducing the Faculty of Education's new Associate Deans and ISA Director

​The Faculty of Education is pleased to welcome our incoming Associate Deans to the Dean's Office, and our new Director of the Office of Internships and Student Affairs (ISA). 

Published: 17 Jul 2018

$1 million donation will support new Learning Commons at McGill University’s Faculty of Education

Chan Kwok Wai Foundation shares McGill’s mission to create 21st century digital literacy environment

Published: 12 Jul 2018

Congratulations | Faculty award winners

The Faculty of Education extends congratulations to the recipients of the 2018-19 Faculty Awards and Fellowships:

Published: 3 Jul 2018

KPE's David Urquhart inducted into McGill Sports Hall of Fame

David Urquhart, studying for his MA in Sport Psychology with our Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education (KPE), is among this year's inductees into the McGill Sports Hall of Fame.

Published: 15 Jun 2018

Nathan Chiarlitti (MSc, Exercise Physiology) merits Academic All-America honour

by Earl Zukerman, McGill Athletics

Published: 12 Jun 2018

Spring 2018 Convocation in pictures

Published: 11 Jun 2018

New website for Theories and Interventions in Exercise and Health Psychology (TIE) Laboratory

Led by Co-Directors Shane Sweet and Lindsay Duncan, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE), the TIE Laboratory was founded to understand the psychosocial determinants of physical activity adoption and maintenance, and to promote this health behaviour through interventions.

Published: 7 Jun 2018

Three Education students to intern with ATTSVE in Ethiopia this summer

The ATTSVE project is pleased to announce their interns for the summer of 2018. For the first time each of the Faculty of Education's three departments are represented by the interns in the cohort.

Published: 5 Jun 2018