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Tyler Churchward-Venne, Assistant Professor with our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE), has been named as a William Dawson Scholar by McGill University.
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) has announced that Shannon Herrick, master's student with the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, has been named as a finalist for the 2018 SSHRC Storytellers contest.
David Pearsall, Associate Professor in our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education,
Dr. Shane Sweet, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE), has launched a new website for a community-university partnership on Spinal Cord Injury Peer Mentorship (SCIPM): www.mcgill.ca/scipm
Congratulations to Soultana Macridis on the successful defense of her Ph.D. thesis (March 09, 2015), entitled:
“An Ethnographic Evaluation of a Community-Based Participatory Research Project Understanding Community Mobilization and Participation in School Active Transportation Initiatives in the Kanien’kehà:ka Community of Kahnawake, QC.”
Congratulations to Sophia Kapchinsky (and her supervisors, Drs. Taivassalo and Hepple) on the successful defense of her Ph.D. thesis (March 10, 2015), entitled:
“Novel Mechanisms and interventions addressing locomotor muscle atrophy and reduced oxidative capacity in severe COPD patients.”
Congratulations, Dr. Kapchinsky! The DKPE is very proud of you and your accomplishment(s)!
Reid RER, Andersen RE. Affordable Activity Monitors Can Improve Post-Surgical Care in Bariatric Surgery Patients. Journal of Anaplastology.
Congratulations to Yana Konokhova, Ph.D. candidate with Drs. Tanja Taivassalo and Russell Hepple, for winning Best Presentation Award for her talk Oxidative DNA damage and mitochondria depletion in COPD locomotor muscle at the 9th Edition of the Annual Meeting of the COPD Strategic Group of the Respiratory Health Network of the FRQS (Quebec City, QC, February 18-19, 2015).
The Adriano Tassone Internship Award established in 2009 by Vincent and Sabina Tassone along with friends and family, in memory of their son Adriano Tassone, to help students who have completed U1 and/or U2 in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education to gain practical experience in the area of research in Kinesiology through a summer internship award.
Danielle Fainer, M.A. Supervisor: Professor William Harvey, Ph.D.Thesis Title: ADHD and obesity: Who would have thought?
The McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health (PATH) presented their first annual symposium on Friday, October 3rd at the McGill Faculty Club. Entitled Making Connections, the Centre’s inaugural seminar event gathered prominent researchers from McGill and elsewhere who have an interest in studying the relationship between physical activity and health across a broad spectrum of healthy and diseased states.