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Dr. Tyler Churchward-Venne appointed as William Dawson Scholar by McGill

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.

Published: 1 Jun 2018

KPE's Shannon Herrick named as finalist for 2018 SSHRC Storytellers contest

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.

Published: 1 May 2018

KPE's Dr. Pearsall provides tips to avoid slips on icy sidewalks this winter, via CBC News

David Pearsall, Associate Professor in our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 

Published: 6 Feb 2018

New website for KPE’s Spinal Cord Injury Peer Mentorship team

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

Published: 30 Jan 2018

Congratulations to Soultana Macridis on the successful defense of her Ph.D. thesis

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.”

Published: 13 Mar 2015

Congratulations to Sophia Kapchinsky on the successful defense of her Ph.D. thesis

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)!

Published: 10 Mar 2015

Congratulations to Ryan Reid

Congratulations to Ryan Reid, Ph.D. candidate in exercise physiology with Dr. Ross Andersen, on the recent acceptance of two peer-reviewed manuscripts.

 

Reid RER, Andersen RE.  Affordable Activity Monitors Can Improve Post-Surgical Care in Bariatric Surgery Patients.  Journal of Anaplastology.

Published: 27 Feb 2015

Congratulations to Yana Konokhova

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).

Published: 24 Feb 2015

Adriano Tassone Internship Award in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education

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.

 

Eligibility:

Published: 24 Feb 2015

Fall 2014 Convocation - Graduates of KPE

Congratulations to all the graduates of the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education

Danielle Fainer, M.A. Supervisor: Professor William Harvey, Ph.D.Thesis Title:  ADHD and obesity: Who would have thought?

Published: 17 Nov 2014

PATH’s First Annual Symposium

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.

Published: 17 Oct 2014

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