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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

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!

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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

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.

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Published: 7 Jun 2018

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.

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Published: 1 Jun 2018