Physical Activity and Women's Health [PATH Symposium]

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The fourth annual symposium for the McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health: Physical Activity and Women's Health will take place on November 24, 2017 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Program

We will explore emerging women’s health research on topics that have traditionally centered on men; consider physical, physiologic, social, and environmental factors that influence participation in physical activity, particulary among women; and discover where research on physical activity and women’s health is leading the charge to impact the health of all Canadians.

Speakers

Charlotte Usselman, Yale University & McGill University 

Title: Cardiovascular health in women across the reproductive lifespan

Julie Cote, PhD, McGill University

Title: Sex, gender and pathomechanisms of musculoskeletal health: Do muscles have a gender?

Wendy Wray, RN, BScN, MScN, Women’s Healthy Heart Initiative, MUHC

Title: Physical Activity- A View from the Women's Healthy Heart Initiative

Jennifer Brunet, PhD, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa 

Title: Physical activity: A game changer for preventing and controlling cancer

Lindsay Duncan, PhD, Kinesiology and Physical Education, McGill University 

Title: The role of physical activity on physical health and psychosocial outcomes in caregivers.

Lucie Levesque, PhD School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen’s University

Title: Community-engaged physical activity intervention research with Indigenous peoples

Registration

Registration is now open. 

Abstracts

Abstract submission for the poster session is now open until Wednesday, November 15, 2015 11:59 p.m. 

Posters

Dimensions: Posters should be no larger than 83 inches (236 cm) wide and 47 inches (119 cm) tall.

Venue

McGill Faculty Club, 3450 McTavish St, Montreal, Québec H3A 1X9

Sponsors

Faculty of Education and the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education 


We look forward to seeing you there!