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Professor Gordon Bloom published a new book: Psychological Aspects of Sport-Related Concussions

Congratulations to KPE Professor Dr. Gordon Boom for his new book "Psychological Aspects of Sport-Related Concussions"

Recognition of concussion as a serious injury, informed by neurological and physiological research, is now commonplace in sport.

Published: 23 May 2019

Dr. Tyler Churchward-Venne, wins a FRQS Chercheurs-Boursiers Junior 1 award

The Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, congratulates 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"

Published: 17 May 2019

Dr. Charlotte Usselman, wins a FRQS Chercheurs-Boursiers Junior 1 award

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) .

Published: 17 May 2019

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

New PhD in Kinesiology Sciences

PhD Opportunities available in:

• Biomechanics • Ergonomics • Motor Control • Sport, Exercise, and Health Psychology • Adapted Physical Activity • Exercise Physiology • Physical & Health Education For more information please contact our graduate program coordinator, grad.kpe [at] mcgill.ca (Catherine Klempa).

Published: 13 May 2019

Faculty Fellowships and Awards Winners Announced

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the winners of the competitions for Fellowships and Awards for the 2018-2019 year.

Ellen Edith Grubb Stansfield Award for School-based Classroom Research ($900) 

Melissa Daoust/ KPE Masters

Published: 10 May 2019

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

The McGill Kinesiology & Physical Education Department congratulates Dr. Lee Schaefer for winning the Faculty of Education Distinguished Teaching Award.

Published: 7 May 2019

Dr. Dennis Jensen wins the Heather Reisman and Gerald Schwartz Award

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

Published: 7 May 2019

Professor Julie Côté reappointed as Chair of KPE

Professor Julie Côté will be re-appointed as Chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education. Professor Côté has served as Chair of the Department since 2016 and will be serving her second three-year term, effective June 1, 2019.

Published: 17 Apr 2019

Dean Dilson Rassier addresses the United Nations

On January 24, Dilson Rassier, Dean of the Faculty of Education, spoke at the United Nations’ headquarters in New York as part of the UN’s inaugural International Day of Education, telling delegates that knowledge is the key to a better world.

Published: 15 Feb 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Churchward-Venne on being selected to receive the 2019 ASN/ASN Foundation Awards - Peter J Reeds Young Investigator Award

The McGill Kinesiology & Physical Education Department congratulates Dr. Churchward-Venne, who has been selected to receive the 2019 ASN/ASN Foundation Awards - Peter J Reeds Young Investigator Award. Congratulations!

Published: 31 Jan 2019

Reappointment of the Dean of the Faculty of Education

Professor Dilson Rassier has been reappointed as Dean of the Faculty of Education. Prof. Rassier’s second five-year term will begin on July 1, 2019.

The Advisory Committee for the Possible Reappointment of the Dean of the Faculty of Education unanimously agreed on Prof. Rassier’s reappointment following an extensive evaluation of his performance. The McGill University Board of Governors accepted this recommendation during its meeting on December 13, 2018.

Published: 14 Dec 2018

McGill's Kinesiology Clinic will help you be more active, adopt a healthier lifestyle

Do you want to adopt a healthier lifestyle in 2019? Would you like to be more active physically?

Make those 2018 wishes a 2019 reality!

Published: 6 Dec 2018

Education alumna Chantal Vallée (MA 2002, Phys. Ed.) becomes first woman named both coach and GM of a men's professional sports team

Chantal Vallée (MA 2002, Physical Education) was named head coach and general manager of the Hamilton Honey Badgers basketball team this week, becoming the first woman named to both positions on a men's professional sports team.

Published: 29 Nov 2018

Education grad Patrice Tremblay (BEd, 1992) to be honoured Dec. 29 by Chicoutimi Saguenéens

MONTREAL -Patrice Tremblay (B.Ed, 1992, Physical Education), who once starred for the McGill University men's hockey team, will have his jersey retired by the Chicoutimi Saguenéens, his old junior team, during a pre-game ceremony at the Centre Georges-Vézina in Chicoutimi, Dec. 29.

Published: 29 Nov 2018

KPE's Emilie Matte de Grasse featured in McGill Tribune's "Know Your Athlete"

This week, the subject of McGill Tribune's "Know Your Athlete" feature was Emilie Matte de Grasse, an Education major studying Physical and Health Education with our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE).

Matte de Grasse is a star power hitter with the Martlets volleyball team.

Published: 27 Nov 2018

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